11 Aug '13, 2pm

Want a peek behind the curtain into the move by FOX to take USGA events away from NBC? Here's my story:

Want a peek behind the curtain into the move by FOX to take USGA events away from NBC? Here's my story:

The mood among USGA officials at the party in the posh Hamptons summer home during the U.S. Women's Open at Sebonack on New York's Long Island in late June was ebullient. The presentation to the governing body for a new broadcasting contract in New York City earlier that day by NBC/Golf Channel had been, by all accounts, a home run, capped with a surprise appearance by Arnold Palmer, who stressed how important he felt it was for golf that NBC and Golf Channel expand its TV coverage of USGA events. The money on the table was more than double the current $37 million a year combined package by NBC and ESPN and the promise was that the big three USGA events -- the U.S. Open, U.S. Women's Open and U.S. Senior Open -- would get more than 140 hours of TV exposure. In Tommy Roy, NBC has the most-respected producer in golf; in Johnny Miller the most talked-about commentator. And th...

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