Nick Faldo leaves CBS and is replaced by Trevor Immelman

Sir Nick Faldo plans to retire after 16 years in the stall with CBS Sports and Golf Channel.

64-year-old broadcaster Share the news in a signed letter he posted on Twitter TUESDAY – The reveal of his last day in the cabin will be August 7 at the Wyndham Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Trevor Emelman – South African won the Masters title in 2008 – He will replace Valdo next year alongside Jim Nantz, according to Sports Business Journal.

In a farewell message, Faldo said he told CBS Sports President Sean McManus about his plan to step down while at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am in February. McManus expected the six-time winner to stay with the network.

“Since Nick is in the final year of his deal, I thought we’d talk about a new deal,” McManus told SBJ. Nick and his wife, Lindsey, said he wanted to retire.

Nick Faldo and wife Lindsey
Nick Faldo / Twitter

Faldo has expressed his desire to reduce his travel time to focus on his other business and partnerships, some of which he said have yet to be announced. The six-time major champion has described his partnerships with Black Bull Scotch Whiskey, the Faldo Design business and the Faldo Series as reasons to stay away from broadcasting full time.

Faldo went on to mention his close relationship with his wife Lindsey, which he said helped him determine his decision to retire. The couple moved to Montana with their three dogs and assorted animals on their new farm, which is currently under construction.

“Once it is complete and the dust has faded, it is our desire and hope that life on Faldo’s farm includes a future filled with visits from my children, grandchildren, Lindsey family, and all our friends,” Faldo wrote. “For me, I hope they are found more often on the East Gallatin River, with stick, waiters, and local salmon.”

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Trevor Immelman will replace Nick Faldo on the CBS booth
Trevor Immelman will replace Nick Faldo on the CBS booth
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Faldo was last seen in CBS’s 18th tower at the RBC Canadian Open, which was held earlier this month, ahead of the US Open. He will be on TV this week in the Travelers Championship.

Immelman, who joined CBS television in 2019, has signed a multi-year deal that will begin with the Farmers Insurance Open next January. He was a chief analyst for Golf Channel and an analyst for Turner Sports during “The Match”.

McManus described Emmelman as a hardworking worker with a good sense of humor, and his skills would translate well on air.

Faldo at the memorial in June 2022
Faldo at the memorial in June 2022
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“The name that kept popping up all the time was Trevor Immelman,” McManus said. “Trevor is a great team player. The game is becoming increasingly international, and he has an international pedigree. Listening to his work on the Masters, it just became the best and most logical option.”

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