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TV Timeout: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
November 4, 2013 02:53 PM
Red Sox DH David Ortiz after having his beard shaved this morning said, "I feel free now" ("Today," NBC, 11/4).
WORLD VIEW: Golf Channel’s Charlie Reimer said that the global growth of the LPGA tour, “I don’t see anything but all positive for the LPGA following this high growth global model” (“Morning Drive,” Golf Channel, 11/4).
BEARDED WARRIORS: SNL cast member Cecily Strong said, “The World Series ended on Wednesday when the St. Louis Cardinals were defeated by Mumford and Sons.” ("SNL," NBC, 11/2).
GLOBAL EXPANSION: GOLFCHANNEL.com's Rex Hoggard, on PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem’s announcement of a PGA Tour China for the '14 season: “This is really part of a systematic approach by the PGA Tour … (and) they have been very structured in how they do this. If you look at Canada, if you look at Latin America, and now Asia, it really speaks to how the Tour’s brand has grown globally just over the last three years” (“Morning Drive,” Golf Channel, 11/3).