Golf is back and the Golf Network learnt the hard way it is now easier to hear players say potty words
- Golf started back up on Thursday after being delayed for three months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
- While the best pros in the world were ready to compete in the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas, fans were still not yet able to attend the tournament in person.
- On the par-3 No. 8, world No. 2 Jon Rahm was caught on a hot mic celebrating a chip-in and saying, "Pretty f------ good there."
- With no fans in attendance, Rahm's words came through loud and clear, prompting commentator Jim Nantz to apologize for Rahm's language with a laugh.
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On Thursday, the sports world took a collective exhale as live, professional golf returned to televisions around the country for the first time in three months with the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas.
With fans not allowed to attend, the broadcast team gave those at home a closer look and listen to the action, with some players mic'd up on the course.
Enter Jon Rahm, currently ranked second in the world, who was a bit too loose on the course after chipping in an impressive shot on the par-3 No. 8.
While replaying the chip-in, the broadcast caught Rahm saying "Pretty f----- good there," with the audio coming through loud and clear with no fans cheering to drown him out.
"Well, we were hoping for better audio with no fans surrounding the course," commentator Jim Nantz said with a laugh. "We apologise if anyone was offended by what they may have heard there."
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