Coore on restoring Pinehurst No. 2: A ‘daunting’ task
Golf course architect Bill Coore talks about restoring Pinehurst No. 2 back to the original plans of architect Donald Ross. Watch 'Morning Drive' 7AM ET.
Morning Drive: Hitting Hybrids Tips
Karen Stupple and Travis Fulton discuss ways to hit a hybrid. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Morning Drive: Pebble Beach Hole 1 and Hole 7
Karen Stupple and Travis Fulton play Pebble Beach Holes 1 and 7 on the simulator. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Sense of direction: Coore on course routing
Golf course architect Bill Coore explains the process behind routing land to form it into a golf course with 'Morning Drive’ host Matt Ginella. Watch 'Morning Drive' 7AM ET.
Morning Drive: Pebble Beach Hole 17 and Hole 18
Karen Stupple and Travis Fulton play Pebble Beach Holes 17 and 18 on the simulator. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.-Always lot of frolicking and fun at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. I mean, nervous. It's a kinda hot, didn't [unk] -Yeah. -how to play in front of people. But then they get it done these celebrities. What do you think? -Well, they played on big stage all the time. -That's a good point there, they're actors. -That's why they're celebrities, so. -How about they work on their game lined up for this week. -I don't know. It's a big-- it's a big asking when you're out there and you're-- you're playing golf , you're 15, 20 handicap. The cameras and the crowd, and you're not used to it. It's-- it's a nerve-wrecking out there, but they handled it well. A lot of personalities in the tournaments had a lot of fun. -We have some cameras here. You two are about to play the par three 17th hole. Let's take a look -Yeah. -at this hole which, obviously a very historical in the history of golf. Tom Watson , back in 1982 chipping in great moment. His caddy the late Bruce Edwards said, "Get it close." -Uh huh. -He said, "Get
Dynamic duo: The Coore and Crenshaw partnership
Golf course architect Bill Coore talks about teaming up with Ben Crenshaw to design golf courses. Watch 'Morning Drive' 7AM ET.of those and I were-- had gotten an opportunity to design a golf course in South Texas , a place called Rockport Country Club. It's down in Charlie but been in South Texas at some point. -Once or twice. -Yeah but down in a shrimping, fishing type village and these people had story that I won't go into but had engaged me to be the designer of their golf course and we had done the golf course and Ben, I think his old college roommate, Brent Buckman, had seen Rockport Country Club and said, "You know, Ben, that's prettydidn't take a genius to figure out you're not gonna build a golf course here. But in the course of the conversation with this man, he asked a question that I had been asked a numberread about him, I could tell that he knew a lot about golf course architecture. I can tell by the comments that he had made, he had studied it, he was a fan of it, he would go see courses, you know, famous courses even when he wasn't playing on them. He had read a lot of the same golf architecture books that I had read and so I just throw out a name. I said, "Well, I guess if it'd be with anybody it would be with Ben Crenshaw ." I said, "But that's not gonna happen." This man who's name was Charlie Belair, people sometimes ask who got you guys together?