Golf's leaders discuss Drive, Chip & Putt
Steve Sands speaks with Billy Payne, Chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club; Tom O'Toole, President of the USGA; and Derek Sprague, President of the PGA.
Payne on course for the Masters
Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, spoke to the media Wednesday at 2015 Masters. Watch Golf Central Live From The Masters only on Golf Channel.
Hello, Goodbye: Payne on Olympics, Crenshaw
Hear from Augusta National Chairman, Billy Payne, as he discusses the importance of golf in the Olympics and how he plans to celebrate Ben Crenshaw's last Masters appearance.
Thrill of a lifetime: DC&P trophy ceremony
The awards are presented for the winners of their respective age groups at the 2015 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship ceremony.
Payne talks Masters parking, field size and trees
Augusta National Golf Club’s horticulturists are bringing the Eisenhower Tree back to life through genetic grafting.
Payne: Promoting game with Latin America Am
Chairman of Augusta National GC Billy Payne discusses the creation of the Latin America Amateur Championship and what that is doing to grow the game of golf. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.only on our own countries of domicile, but indeed around the world. Bobby Jones loved to travel. Won the Open Championship, won the British Amateur, I don't know how extensively. If at all, he forayed into
Payne holds his annual news conference at the Masters
Augusta National chairman Billy Payne held his annual news conference on the eve of the Masters and weighed in on various topics raning from Tiger Woods to the loss of the Eisenhower Tree.
Masters Week on Golf Channel to Feature More Than 80 Live Hours of News Coverage Monday-Sunday
Golf Channel will deliver more than 80 total hours of live news and related programming geared toward the men’s major championship of 2014.
Golf Channel Sets Production Plans For Inaugural Drive, Chip And Putt Championship National Finals From The Home Of The Masters, Sunday, April 6
Golf Channel today announced final production plans for its exclusive, live coverage of the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship National Finals on Sunday, April 6, when 88 junior golfers from across the U.S. and Canada will participate in an experience of a lifetime at the home of the ...
Drive, Chip and Putt Championship: How it began
Steve Sands talks with Augusta National chairman Billy Payne, PGA of America president Ted Bishop and USGA president Thomas O'Toole Jr. about the formation and mission of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship.so important for the Drive, Chip, and Putt to be here, at Augusta National Golf Club , and also be able to have the kids to have an opportunity to make a put on your eighteenth green? Well, I think both, very exciting opportunities. We've all heard it said, written many times that every golfer's dream is to compete in Augusta National , or simply just to be here in person. To create that incentive for these kids, to give them the opportunity to do something that's quite wonderful. It's very special for us, and. What better place to finish than the green where so many great championships have been won, so many putts that we all remember. Ted, what does it mean from your organization's point, and the sport's point to have this competition played here? Everybody in golf really looks at Augusta National . As the mecca. I mean this is probably the most exciting venue that you could find anywhere in the world in golf.think you would have been like at age nine, playing here at Augusta national golf club for a drive chip and put national championship? I'm, I'm pinching myself as President of the U.S.G. A. What, what do you think I'd be like as a nine year old? I, you know, it's just, dream come true is, is beyond belief what these. Young boys and girls are experiencing here tomorrow. It will forever mark their lives. Ted you alluded to the expansion in 2015 for the Drive, Chip and Putt National Championship to be played here at Augusta National golfs. What does that mean to the P.G.A of America as it gonna go to more sites, to involved more golfers? Well I think it means a couple things. Number one, we appreciate the confidence that Augusta National and the U.S.G. A had in the P.G.A of America in our ability to conduct these qualifiers and to deliver them in
Leadership can be a thankless job
Leadership of a sports organization can be a thankless, daunting task, as new PGA president Derek Sprague will learn.
Big Three discuss Latin America Amateur
Rich Lerner talks about the newly announced Latin America Amateur Championship with Augusta National G.C. chairman Billy Payne, R&A chief executive Peter Dawson and USGA executive director Mike Davis.Roberto De Vicenzo who won the Open Championship in 1967. They've seen Angel Cabrera come through. But also the Columbian players, Venezuelan players are winning on the PGA Tour . But I think this championship is going to identify new players, youngsters who are coming through and [unk] some good ones right