CBS Golf announcers female are Dottie Pepper and Amanda Renner. Pepper is the lead on-course reporter and Renner is a reporter and interviewer.
Pepper is a 17-time LPGA Tour event winner including two major championships in her career that started in 1988 and retired in 2004.
The former LPGA Player of the Year could not stay out of the game for long and wanted to be part of golf in any way possible. Immediately after retiring professionally, she started her broadcasting career with NBC and the Golf Channel.
As a professional athlete, you can never take the game out of you, and given her experiences as a player, she is the best candidate for the position of an on-course reporter.
PGA tour live announcers from the course will also have Amanda Renner who has made a name for herself as a reporter since she joined CBS in 2017.
A good and experienced broadcast team is crucial for any network that is covering live-action. It provides the viewers with the best possible experience and engages the fans.
CBS Golf broadcast team has the likes of Jim Nantz and Verne Lundquist who are veterans. Lundquist has been part of the coverage for 40 years.
CBS Golf Commentators List
CBS golf commentators are Jim Nantz, Andrew Catalon, and Verne Lundquist. Nantz has been the lead host for the coverage of the PGA Tour since 1986.
Golf on CBS has been covering the sport for more than six decades. The commentators have also been part of the coverage for a long time. Catalan has been the most recent addition to the team.
Jim Nantz has been part of CBS Sports for a very long time. He joined the network in 1985 and has served in several roles. He primarily began working as a studio host for college football and basketball games that the network covered.
He was also an on-course reporter for the PGA Tour in his initial days. He later started anchoring the Masters Tournament that was covered by the network since 1989.
He has been the lead host of the PGA Tour on CBS since 1994 alongside hosting the annual major golf tournament.
Catalon has been part of Golf on CBS since 2019 and has called for several sports such as the NFL, NBA, College Basketball, and NCAA March Madness for the network.
He is currently serving as the play-by-play announcer for the #4 pairing for the coverage of the NFL on the network.
Andrew Catalon has also been part of the Masters Tournament coverage and the PGA Championship. He also serves as the alternate 18th-hole host.
The veteran play-by-play announcer has had a long career as a sportscaster. He is known for calling football and basketball games alongside golf.
Lundquist has been covering golf on the network since 1983 until 1996. He then moved to the TNT network for a couple of years before returning back to CBS.
He has been covering the Masters Tournament since 1984 and has also called the PGA Championship for the network. The 83-year-old has hinted at retiring from the coverage of the Masters after the 2024 edition which will be his last broadcast.
CBS Golf Analysts
Golf analysts for the network include:
- Trevor Immelman (2020-present), Lead Analyst
- Ian Baker-Finch (2007-present), Alternate 18th Tower Analyst
- Frank Nobilo - (2015-present), 16th hole analyst
Immelman will be partnering with Jim Nantz as the lead analyst for the network's golf coverage. The former golfer played in the PGA Tour and had turned pro in 1999. He has 2 wins on the tour which includes a Masters Tournament which he won in 2008.
He began his broadcasting career as an analyst for the coverage of the PGA Championship on TNT. He did so in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
He joined the CBS commentating team for golf in December 2019 and was named the lead analyst for 2023 following the retirement of Nick Faldo in 2022.
The former Open Championship winner in 1991 started his broadcasting career in 1998. He began as a commentator for ESPN and ABC Sports and was part of the team until 2006.
He joined CBS Sports in 2007 and took on a new role as a hole reporter. He has been holding the position ever since. He is primarily tasked as the reporter for the 17th hole and also as an alternate 18th tower analyst.
Nobilo and Baker-Finch played professional golf around the same time. He has one PGA Tour victory in his career and turned professional in 1979, the same as Baker-Finch.
Frank's first stint as a broadcaster started with the Golf Channel as he joined the network in 2003 for the studio coverage.
He joined CBS in 2015 and covered the Masters and PGA Championship. He had replaced veteran broadcaster Peter Oosterhuis.
CBS Golf Reporters
The golf reporters for the network include:
- Dottie Pepper (2016-present), Lead On-course Reporter
- Mark Immelman (2016-present), On-course Reporter
- Colt Knost (2021-present), On-course Reporter
- Amanda Renner (2017-present), Reporter/Interviewer
Former two-time major winner Dottie Pepper signed with CBS in 2015 as a replacement for David Feherty. She took on the vacant on-course reporter spot and has been the lead ever since.
She is also tasked with tower announcing occasionally. She will be joined by Mark Immelman and Colt Knost on the course. They will all be closest to the action and will be updating the viewers with the latest from the game.
Immelman began his career as a broadcaster in 2012 and apart from covering for CBS, he is also part of the PGA Tour on ESPN+ broadcast team.
He started his role with CBS during the 2016 PGA Championship and since then, he has been an integral part of the team. He has covered two majors in his career.
Knost is a former player who competed professionally from 2007 until he retired in 2020. The on-course reporter also serves as an analyst and commentator at times such as the 2022 Masters Tournament.
Amanda Renner will be taking on the duties of reporter and interviewer. She will be providing the latest reports and also conducting interviews with players.
She has gone on to become one of the best reporters, especially after her 2020 Masters post-round interview with Dustin Johnson. Apart from golf, she also covers for the NFL on CBS.