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Sources Say David Feherty Wanted Bigger Role, More Money, Booth Role At CBS

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 04 / 15

Golf analyst/reporter David Feherty will part ways with CBS , and the situation "was soured" by two factors, according to sources cited by Ron Sirak of GOLF DIGEST. First, Feherty "wanted a booth job rather than roaming the fairways, but Nick Faldo already shares that duty with Jim Nantz." Also, Fe...

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