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    How golf helped this comic construct a loyal following

    Bob Does Sports activities struggled at first with golf earlier than falling in love with it.

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    Like so many people who picked up the sport, it was not a reasonably begin for comic Robby Berger.

    “We began doing it, and I imply, I used to be simply horrible,” Berger — recognized to many because the host of Bob Does Sports activities — advised Colt Knost and Drew Stoltz on the newest Subpar episode. “I actually was. I used to be terrible.”

    The host of the Bob Does Sports activities Podcast mentioned regardless of his battle when he began taking part in about 4 or 5 years in the past, it didn’t take him lengthy to find a ardour for the sport.

    “My buddy obtained me into it,” Berger mentioned. “We’d simply exit and play, however, like, I fell in love with it. I cherished it.”

    When Berger and his co-hosts, Fats Perez and Joe Demare, began producing movies beneath the Bob Does Sports activities title, they observed one thing about their golf content material.

    “The whole lot that we had been doing video-wise, we observed — I did like plenty of comedy stuff — the golf stuff is what was hitting,” he mentioned. “So we had been simply, like, all proper, we’re simply going to maintain feeding the golf stuff.

    “We didn’t actually know what we had. However once we began doing it and initially Bob Does Sports activities was — we had been going to be going to a special occasion each week, which might have been onerous for us to maintain attributable to doing, like, a special school soccer recreation, no matter it was, and doing man-on-the-street stuff there. However once we began doing the golf course stuff, folks cherished to see that. So we simply saved firing that stuff up and, yeah, it’s fairly cool.”

    Now, Bob Does Sports activities has greater than 330,000 followers on Instagram and their movies are solely about golf. And, in accordance with his co-host Perez, Berger’s recreation has come a good distance.

    “It’s method higher than once you and I first began taking part in collectively,” Perez mentioned.

    For extra from Bob Does Sports activities and Fats Perez, together with their determination to give up their jobs and pursue golf content material full-time, which PGA Tour star they’ve most loved working with and the way it’s felt for “Bobby Heckles” to turn out to be a recognizable voice at occasions, take a look at the total episode beneath.

    Jack Hirsh Editor

    Jack Hirsh is an assistant editor at GOLF. A Pennsylvania native, Jack is 2020 graduate of Penn State College, incomes levels in broadcast journalism and political science. He was captain of his highschool golf staff and nonetheless *tries* to stay aggressive in native amateurs. Earlier than becoming a member of GOLF, Jack spent two years working at a TV station in Bend, Oregon, primarily as Multimedia Journalist/reporter, but additionally producing, anchoring and even presenting the climate. He will be reached at [email protected]



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