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: How to hit hybrids
Karen Stupples and Travis Fulton discuss ways to hit a hybrid. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Simulated action: Pebble Beach Nos. 1 and 7
Karen Stupples and Travis Fulton play Pebble Beach hole Nos. 1 and 7 on the simulator. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Simulated action: Pebble Beach's closing holes
Karen Stupples and Travis Fulton play Pebble Beach holes Nos. 17 and 18 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.is gonna be the second course at Cabot Links. This is in Nova Scotia . This is what we will feature on Thursday on Morning Drive. But talk to me about-- there's two very distinct pieces of
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?