Next Meeting – Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Next Meeting - Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Lance Barrow
Coordinating Producer and Lead Game Producer

Lance Barrow was promoted to coordinating producer of THE NFL ON CBS and lead game producer in May 2004 with the No. 1 NFL announce team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms. He served as coordinating producer and lead producer for the Super Bowl for the first time when CBS Sports broadcast Super Bowl XLI in 2007. Before that he was replay director for CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl XXXV and Super Bowl XXXVIII.

Barrow, a 10-time Emmy Award winner, joined CBS Sports in May 1975 as a spotter/researcher and has served in virtually every capacity of CBS Sports’ golf production. He assumed the position of coordinating producer, CBS Sports golf, in January 1997. Barrow accepted the Sports Emmy for CBS Sports’ coverage of the 2004 Masters.

Barrow produced the majority of CBS’s golf coverage in 1996 and all of it since 1997. He worked his first Masters in 1977 as a spotter for Pat Summerall. Barrow produced CBS Sports’ coverage of ski jumping and nordic combined at the 1994 Olympic Winter Games and was the associate director of the primetime broadcasts at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games. He also has served as producer for coverage of NCAA basketball, college football and auto racing. Barrow produced coverage of the 1998 Daytona 500 for which he received an Emmy nomination. As associate producer, his credits include the Masters and PGA Championship; NCAA men’s Final Four; Daytona 500; the U.S. Open Tennis Championships; THE NFL TODAY and six Super Bowls.

Barrow has earned Emmy Awards for his work on the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, the Daytona 500 and the NFL. He was the recipient of the first Gene Sarazen Spirit Award presented by the Professional Caddie Association in 2007. Barrow was honored by his alma mater, Ablilene Christian University, with the naming of the “Lance Barrow Football Film/Editing Classroom” inside ACU’s Teague Special Events Center. And in 2008 he was honored as ACU’s Outstanding Alumnus of the Year.

Barrow attended Abilene Christian University in Texas, where he played football and baseball. He earned a communications degree in 1978. Born Feb. 2, 1955, in Fort Worth, Texas, Barrow lives in Colleyville, Texas.


Next Meeting – May 28, 2013


Mark King
“CEO – TaylorMade/Adidas Golf”
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Rock Barn Golf & Spa

With golf in the air, we will have as our guest speaker a man who has devoted his entire career (33 years) with the same organization. When he started with TaylorMade in 1980 it had only 3 employees. Today, as CEO during the past decade, he has overseen a steady surge in sales from $300 million to over $1.5 billion despite a frequently challenging economy and slow-growing industry. He was recently named by the Golf Industry as “Executive of the Year” and also one of the ten most powerful people in golf!


Golf- 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
HSC discounted block tee times for those who may be interested – Jones Course
Phone: 828-459-9279

Spa- All day spa pass for your use in the fitness center. Spa treatments are by reservation with normal pricing.
Phone: 828-459-9150 mention HSC

Press Conference
5:30 p.m. – BoDon’s (Library)
Social Hour – 6:00 p.m.
Rocker’s Lounge & Tented Patio with exquisite silent auction & outstanding raffle including a special cruise for two (4 Nights and 5 Days) plus some magnificent TaylorMade / Adidas Golf items

Dinner – 7:00 p.m.
Scrumptious buffet
Raffle winners announced – 7:50 p.m.

“Grand Slam” – 8:00 p.m.
Exciting announcements, presentations & introductions and “An Evening with Mark King” “CEO/President TaylorMade / Adidas Golf – the largest golf club and apparel company in the world.”

Meetings of the Hickory Sportsman’s Club are solely for members and a limited number of members’ guests.