Pro tips: How to play links golf
Phil Blackmar shows amateurs a few tips on how to play links golf on the simulator. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
Closest to the pin: Big Break contestants give it a whirl
Big Break contestants have a closest to the pin match on the simulator and both make the leaderboard. Watch Morning Drive everyday at 7AM ET.
Previewing TPC Sawgrass hole Nos. 8 and 13
Gary Williams, Chris DiMarco, and John Cook breakdown TPC Sawgrass holes 8 and 13 for The Players Championship. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Virtual reality: How to play the par-4 18th at TPC Sawgrass
Charlie Rymer, Chris DiMarco, and John Cook describe the 18th hole at TPC Sawgrass. Watch Morning Drive every day at 7AM ET.
Big Break finalists: Key shots to make finals
The finalists from Big Break Florida, Jackie Stoelting and Fiamma Felitch, take shots on the Morning Drive simulator. Watch Morning Drive everyday at 7AM ET.especially when you're feeling the heat whether it's in a, in a tour event or whether it's on Big Break. Absolutely. You know I think that is one of the problems. Sometimes you do have adrenaline
New approach: Harmon III, Hack on approaching par 3s
Claude Harmon lll improves Damon Hack's approach on Par 3's in the simulator by introducing him to a hybrid. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.you walk practice rounds with Tour players and Pro-Ams, Damon, is. The average golfer is very much influenced by what's happening on television. They take a golf club that they see a tour player hit. So, we've got kind of a, an average length par three here on, on the PGA Tour , 187 yards, but for a lot of our viewers, that's a long par three and. Yes. They're taking it on. You've got
DiMarco: How to play Nos. 15 and 17 at TPC Scottsdale
2002 Waste Management Phoenix Open champ Chris DiMarco joins Kelly Tilghman and Paige Mackenzie in the simulator to show you how to play hole Nos. 15 and 17 at TPC Scottsdale.Studio AP on the simulator with 2002 Waste Management Phoenix Open champion Chris DiMarco and our LPGA Tour veteran Paige Mackenzie who unfortunately is suffering with a bad back right now, so can't play golf with us at the moment. But we were taking a look at one of the most fun finishing stretches in PGA Tour Golf. Is it the TPC Scottsdale and it's the home of the Phoenix Open for several, several years? Chris DiMarco , very familiar with it, he's been taunted, he's been praised. -Yeah. -He has sipped from the trophy. -Yes. -The champagne that comes with it and now, you're gonna help us better understand how to play these holes down the stretch, 15 and 17 specifically. -Yeah. -Paige, I know you're familiar with this layout as well. -Yeah. I actually live only about 10 minutes from the golf course , played it several times, 15 reachable par 5. -Yeah, it's a reachable par 5. Yeah, but there's water in the left, so
Gary Williams Hits Three in the Water on the 18th Hole at Pebble Beach
The Morning Drive gang tees up on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.little further right? -I don't want my time on the eighteenth at Pebble Beach end too soon. -I got that shot down. -I got that sign. Delight that [unk]. -[unk] for it. -How many did you-[unk]. -See? That's your mistake-- -[unk] up. -Yeah. -That's ridiculous. -Yeah. That's Pebble Beach . All right. -Yeah. -This is a beauty. -But you finally redeemed yourself. -Oh. -No, he didn't. -Yeah. -Okay? The [unk]. -[unk] the
Morning Drive: Playing the 18th Hole of the Accenture Match Play
Chris DiMarco, Charlie Rymer, Gary Williams and Damon Hack play Dove Mountain’s 18th Hole of the Accenture Match Play. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.hole. -All right. -Don't know how many matches are gonna get there. Luke Donald didn't see the 18th hole a couple of years ago when he won. -So good. -He was so good, but this 18th
Roger Clemens in the Simulator
Roger Clemens with Charlie Rymer in the simulator talking how he got interested in golf and why baseball pitchers make such good golfers. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.us, Roger Clemens and myself, we have seven Cy Young awards, two World Series , and one USGA Junior champion. That's the way we do it at Morning Drive. Roger, thank you so much for coming in today. You intimidated by that USGA Junior Championship of mine? -I'm a little flustered by it, Charlie. Yes. I am right now. No doubt. -I think you're gonna be all right. Let's talk a little bit of golf. How did you first get interested in golf? -Well, my wife got me my first set of golf clubs about 1986, just after I turned professionally with the Boston Red Sox , 1984. And then, a good friend, Billy Andrade , asked me to come shortly thereafter to play in the AT&T, and he had to have an 18 handicap, I think, to get it. I said, I'm not an 18. -He goes, "We're putting 18 down and you're gonna play." And about-- I got pneumonia after three or four days playing out there. But I loved it because, Charlie, I enjoyed playing next to guys that are very good at what they do. And I'm a visual person, and so, I was trying to watch how these guys not only swing the club but work their way around the golf course . I also like to see their temperament, who was aggressive playing the course, and who was a little more passive. But it
Closest to the pin: Hadley plays Bay Hill's 17th
Chesson Hadley takes on Damon Hack and Charlie Rymer on Bay Hill's par-3 17th Hole in the simulator. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.to see this. Okay. Okay cuz you've got to play this week. Bad karma . Okay. Yeah Damon you're on the tee. Okay here we go. Oh my goodness we've motivated him. That's, that's just fine ladies
Morning Drive: Robbie Gould in the Simulator
Kicker for the Chicago Bears Robbie Gould shows off his golf skills in the simulator. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.-Thanks, guys. Robbie Gould has made it down to the simulator. Robbie, I've heard you say a number of times that Soldier Field might be the most difficult place in the NFL to kick, primarily because of the wind. And you like to compare it
Shake and bake: NASCAR's Hamlin visits studio
NASCAR driver, Denny Hamlin, stops by studio to talk golf and driving comparisons as well as showcase his stuff on the simulator. Watch Morning Drive 7 AM ET.had the chance to play or be friendly with many of the PGA Tour players? -Yeah. I've gotten to play golf with Bubba Watson quite a bit in the off seasons. Davis Love has been great and kind to us over the years. So-- He's a big race fan himself and always every time hea challenge. -Now I know you play a lot of golf with Bubba Watson . He's a feel player. Has he helped you any with picking up that feel? -He helps me with performing under pressure as