Haney takes on Limbaugh project

Haney takes on Limbaugh project

Published Jan. 1, 2008 12:00 a.m. ET

After hitting a few range balls, Hank Haney’s newest student wanted some feedback.

“Those are just soft, easy swings, and they’re all going much further right than I think I’m aimed,” Rush Limbaugh said.

Haney informed Limbaugh that he was, in fact, aimed to the right.

Well, duh?


The irony seemed to be lost on both men, but their on-camera chemistry still makes for good viewing on Golf Channel’s “The Haney Project.” The first episode of the third season will air on Jan. 11 at 9 p.m.

I’ve generally been cool toward reality television, including Golf Channel’s attempts at the genre. But I’ve been willing to give “The Haney Project” a go on a case-by-case basis. Yes to Charles Barkley in season one, but no to Ray Romano in season two. (Then again, I was the exception to the rule that “Everybody Loves Raymond,” even though I was, like the lead character, a sportswriter who used to work in New York.)

But as an unabashed Dittohead, I’ve been looking forward to the third season. I suspect most people are like that: If you find Haney’s student interesting, you’ll watch ...

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