How Twitter Reacted to the Olympic Golf Commentators

The commentators weren't exactly praised on social media

How twitter reacted to the olympic golf commentators
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Golf returned to the Olympics today and there was no Ken Brown, Peter Alliss or Andrew Cotter in BBC's commentary team. Here's how Twitter reacted to the Olympic golf commentators

How Twitter Reacted to the Olympic Golf Commentators

The Olympic golf tournament began today and a large portion of the twitter chat wasn't about the golf, but, in fact, the commentary.

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With the BBC having broadcast rights, many expected BBC's commentary team of Peter Alliss, Ken Brown and Andrew Cotter to be there, but that was not the case.

Here are some of the tweets from today about the Olympic golf commentators:

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Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


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