Gary McCord Personal Notes
Best known as a color analyst on CBS Sports' golf telecasts.
Also writes for Golf Digest.
Another of his efforts were three books: Golf for Dummies, Golf For Dummies II and Just a Range Ball in a Box of Titleists.
Also hosted "Golf for Dummies" instructional DVD.
Served as technical consultant for and appeared in the Kevin Costner movie "Tin Cup.".
Was backed by the late Lawrence Welk early in his pro career and once appeared on the musical conductor's variety show.
Got started in golf when he used to go with his mother to her golf class in Garden Grove, Calif., when he was 12.
Attended the same high school (Garden Grove HS) as comedian Steve Martin.
Lists the smell of free range balls in the morning as his biggest thrill in golf.
Favorite TV shows are "CSI" and "Vegas" and favorite athlete is Seabiscuit.