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Masters’, CBS’ Jim Nantz has his day at historic Clearview Golf Membership

Renee Powell and Jim Nantz talk during the "Celebration of Clearview with Jim Nantz" at Clearview Golf Club, Monday, Aug. 9, 2021.

EAST CANTON — Jim Nantz forever needed to see Clearview Golf Membership. On Monday; he did.

He noticed it and gave it a distinguished immense bear hug.

Nantz has witnessed a lot. Prior his three-decade dash as CBS’ voice of the Masters; he roomed in school with Fred {Couples}; who would triumph a Masters. 

He’s in a tiny fraternity of play-by-play folks to gain known as Tremendous Bowls and championship video games from basketball’s March Insanity. He and Tony Romo dealt with the Browns-Chiefs playoff recreation in January and can double again for the Browns-Chiefs opener subsequent month.

Jim Nantz (left) watches Renee Powell’s shot during a "Celebration of Clearview with Jim Nantz" at Clearview Golf Club, Monday, Aug. 9, 2021.

He is 62 years worn and enjoying out; in his personal phrases; a “dream job.”

Admiration for Renee; Invoice Powell

Why was Clearview on his bucket checklist?

Nantz knew the late Invoice Powell; who 75 years in the past turned the primary Black man to begin a golf course he had designed and constructed when he opened Clearview.

“I used to be in attendance when Invoice received the PGA’s highest honor; the Distinguished Service Award;” Nantz mentioned throughout his go to Monday. “I used to be forever conscious of the historical past of Clearview. 

“I met Renee (Powell) quite a lot of occasions via the years. I forever admired her a lot. We bumped into one another this 12 months. It’d gain been opening day of the Masters.

“With my in-laws in Cleveland; I appear to be spending extra time right here these days. I advised Renee I might actually like tojournaltimee see Clearview.” 

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (left) joins Jim Nantz (middle) of CBS Sports and former Ohio State basketball star Clark Kellogg during a "Celebration of Clearview with Jim Nantz" at Clearview Golf Club, Monday, Aug. 9, 2021.

Celebrating Clearview Golf Membership’s seventy fifth

Clearview is a Nationwide Historic Website. Renee Powell — PGA Golf Professional at Clearview — operates a basis whose missions embody preserving the course; training; and golf outreach to navy veterans; youth and others.

“I advised Renee; ‘I do not desire to be presumptuous. It won’t encourage you in any respect. But when I may note up and we may throw an occasion … it is Clearview’s seventy fifth 12 months … I might wish to be a fragment of it;'” Nantz mentioned.


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