Swing Analysis: Snead vs. Horschel
Phil Blackmar and Nicole Castrale compare the swings of FedEx Cup champ Billy Horschel and golf great Sam Snead.
Tiger's impact position: 2000 vs. 2014
Phil Blackmar and Nicole Castrale compare impact positions of Tiger Woods from 2000 and 2014. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Charlie Rymer and Nicole Castrale Play the 17th Hole on Gleneagles
Charlie Rymer and Nicole Castrale face off on Gleneagles' 17th hole in the Golf Channel simulator. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
Hit 'em high: Tips for tall rough
Nicole Castrale and Claude Harmon III discuss ways to play it out of the high rough. They also give some hybrid tips. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Stupples on vote: Great for future of the game
Golf Channel analysts Karen Stupples and Nicole Castrale weigh in on the Royal and Ancient Golf Club's decision to allow female members.their policies. I grew up right next door to Royal St. George's golf course in Sandwich and was very familiar with with that the feelings that came about not being able to play that golf course . I was invited a few times to play but always decided. You know what maybe I won't do it just because they
Prep work: Major practice for Kerr, Creamer
Nicole Castrale discusses prepping for a major championship. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.I walked off and I said Paula, I was nervous on that tee shot . She said don't worry. I was, too. So that's just part of the deal. Mentally is going to be the biggest hurdle
Too soon: Did Tiger rush back from injury?
Nicole Castrale discusses how it is important not to return too soon after an injury. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.yourself. Four shoulder surgeries, one hip issue. So, as we talk about Tiger Woods and the issues that he's had healthwise, you can relate, as a golfer in trying to rehabilitate. What was that like for you? << I definitely can. It takes a lotta hard work and determination. No athlete wants to be told that they have to sit out right now. So for Tiger that's gonna be the hardest thing. Being an athlete you have the burning desire to wanna complete. So, backs are dicey. You have to listen to what your doctors and the people around you are saying.
New and improved? Other ways to read putts
Claude Harmon III shows off the AimPoint Express method of reading putts. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.Is it 1%, 2%, 3%, and then what you see guys like Adam Scott doing is he's just going ahead and standing behind him. If it's 1% from left to right he's got his finger out,
Stroke of genius: Learn Cristie Kerr's putting drill
Nicole Castrale explains Cristie Kerr’s putting drill. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.she's doing this. She places a tee in the event of her left hand grip. And so that prevents her grip from ever really breaking down. So then when she is over it, she's just trying to maintain that, as she strokes through. And it strokes through and goes through the gate. The other, one of her other keys is always feeling like her left hand grip pressure is a little stronger. So then she never has really any breakdown in her stroke. So you're saying that Cristie Kerr tries to have grip pressure in her left hand . firmer than on her right hand. Does that seem a little unusual to you or unorthodox? Actually no, because we're talking about this the week after the US Open when we were playing a practice round in Arkansas because that's actually something that I also work on is feeling like my left hand wrist is set and it has a lock feeling. And so to do that. It just got to the point where Christie was saying that's why the left hand grip feels just an ounce firmer than the right. Not much, just so that you can feel a slight difference between the