Houses of horror: Golf's scariest holes
Cara Robinson, Charlie Rymer and Paige Mackenzie discuss the scariest holes in golf. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Simulated action: 18th hole on Copperhead Course
Chris DiMarco and Charlie Rymer attempt to play the 18th hole of Innisbrook that the pros will take on at the Valspar Championship. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Take a bite: Rymer takes on the Snake Pit
Charlie Rymer breaks down the Snake Pit on the Copperhead course at Innisbrook. He talks about what the players will be thinking as they come down the stretch on Sunday. Watch morning drive every day.
Mackenzie: 'Need a game plan' for Snake Pit
Paige Mackenzie details her game plan for taking on the snake pit at Copperhead. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
Larry Packard legacy: Man behind Copperhead Course
Gary Williams and Matt Ginella discuss the legacy of Copperhead architect Larry Packard. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.time in the greater Tampa area. This is Palm Harbor, Florida. Four golf courses to choose from, the signature being the Copperhead course. The man who did all four For, for people who don't know who Larry Packard is, he lived a long, long life. Just recently passing at the age of 101. Who was he? Yeah, he died on January 28th, at the age of 101. And before we get into the fact that he worked on over 600 golf courses I, you know I called a bunch of architects last night. Including Bill Core. I talked to, Reese Jones and Bob Cupp,bridged the gap. And, and, and was one of those guys like Robert Trent Jones Sr. but. But what Larry was doing was building golf courses for the people with budgets of, say, $100 to $250 thousand dollars, he couldn't afford to move earth. So in that sense, a lot of his courses had character. They were, it was dictated by the land he was, he was forced to use. Big, big in the midwest. A lot of people who grew up playing golf in say, the Chicago area, played Larry Packer courses. Water is a huge word in the game of golf, now. It's goingto irrigate large chunks of land. And he implemented that into the golf courses , and really set the tone for what now is be having superintendents in golf courses being ahead of the curve in environmental issues. Let's talk specifically about going to Innisbrook. You always wanna give the viewers the
Breaking down the Snake Pit at Innisbrook
Tripp Isenhour takes a closer look at the three closing holes at the Valspar Championship, commonly referred to as the Snake Pit.A new wave has come crashing through on the PGA Tour . Patrick Reed who gets it done, at the WGC Cadillac Championship. I'm working my way up to become the top five playeryou grow up. Mine was always, I want to be on the PGA Tour . Golf Central, brought to you by Titleist. After two straight Sunday in visible pain from back spasms,his pain with the intention of playing at Bay Hill. Well, the PGA Tour has found the Fountain of Youth in the Florida swing. It started with 24 year old Russell Henley winning a four man playoff at the Honda Classic. And this past weekend, 23 year old Patrick Reed played for bogie on the 72nd hole and the win at the WGC Cadillac championship in Miami. The other tour is heading to the west coast of Florida for the Bell Spark championship just north of Tampa. And it's the 40th anniversary of the Copperhead course at and 40 suddenly seems old. On the PGA Tour . Hello and welcome to Golf Central. I'm George Savrikis with Golf Channel analyst Trip Eisenhower. Trip, we're going to get your top five under 25 in just a bit. A lot of young guys making their mark so far on the PGA Tour this season. A lot of those guys in the field this week at the Valspar Championship. For more on that, let's send it out to Steve Brokowski, who's in Palm Harbor. George, the talented group of 20-somethings out here on the PGA Tour are showing everybody just how good they really are, especially in recent weeks. But maybe it shouldn't come as much as a
Simulated action: Par-4 18th at Innisbrook
George Savaricas and Chris DiMarco play the 18th hole of Innisbrook in the simulator. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.devilish par 4, if you will. This is one of the hardest tee shots I think on the PGA Tour . Now the first problem, obviously. Water on the right. But Chris this fairway is so narrow and it's very easy to run
Overdrive: Thoughts on Reed's comments after win
Damon Hack, Peter Jacobsen and Chris Dimarco discuss Patrick Reed’s comments about being number 5 in the world. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.to the latest edition of Overdrive, Damon Hack with Peter Jacobsen and Chris DiMarco . You guys ready? We're ready. Yeah. Alright. Three questions. Thoughts on Patrick Reed's comments after his win at Doral. I have absolutely
Golfing World: PGA Tour moves to the Snake Pit; Stevie to retire
The PGA Tour moves to Innisbrook, Tiger’s ex caddy Steve Williams retires after thirty years on the bag and the LET and European Tour collide in North Africateamed up for an exhibition match. And check out this snap of Jose Maria Olazabal and Gladys Musera. Nice beard, Ollie. Steve Williams has been talking this week about his relationship with Tiger Woods. He told the New Zealand Herald he hasn't sorted anything out with Tiger saying, there has been a lot of this and a lot of that, but the hatchet has not been buried. I still need to sort that out with him. Steve then went on to say that after over 30 years on the bag, he will retire at the end of the season, leaving Master's champion Adam Scott looking for a new side kick. And finally, golfs most prolific social media addict, Rickie Fowler has been trying his hand at
Charlie Rymer Examines the Snake Pit at Valspar
Charlie Rymer talks with Holly Sonders about the Snake Pit at Valspar, specifically saying the 16th hole can get a lot of golfers into trouble. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.closer. So Robert Garrigus is doing some really cool things on the golf course this week, Holly, and that's why he's at the top of the leader board as well. Out of the trees, off the pine straw, you would like this gentleman's game. You like his swing especially. Listen, I really like his ball strike. I mean, that golf swing to me, it's not really a swing you can learn. I think this is a swing that he was born with and a lot of fun to watch him hit the golf ball. Alright, Charlie, today the tournament will probably be won or lost at the most difficult holes at the Snake Pit . You want to take a closer look at the Snake Pit , the final holes? Let's do it. The 16th hole has been the most difficult hole on the golf course this week. It think it's one of the better holes, more challenging holes on the PGA Tour . You don't feel comfortable on this Tee, why not? Because if fairway comes in on the left the lake is on the
Golfing World: Reaction to Trick Shot Tuesday
Golfing World News brings you reaction from the WGC-Cadillac Championship, shares some Masters news and reveals two amazing trick shots.decided instead to congratulate himself on The Blue Monster's latest rebound. The PGA Tour yesterday confirmed that 318 balls ended up in the water this week, at the Trump National Doral. Beating the previous record by nearly 100 balls. And with the course looking like this, it really isn't much of a surprise. And over to Georgia now, and Augusta National has whet the appetite for releasing the yardages for the par three competition. And this lovely picture of the 120 yard eighth hole showing a tricky shot over eighth pond. And now, a bit of gossip for you. Michelle Wie has tweeted this picture of her and Matteo Manassero. And assuming Pettersen knows something that we don't, well, we have to agree. They do make a very cute couple. And, don't forget, you heard it here first. Finally, we've got Trick Shot Tuesday for you. Check out these two extraordinary efforts taking the rounds on social media. And if any of you can do any better tweet us your video using #GWTV. Oh my, that was cool. Well that's all for today. Join us again tomorrow as we look ahead to the PGA Tour . Moving from Blue Monster to Snakepit. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and don't forget to use the hashtag
Age is just a number: Young guns at Valspar
There's a youth movement on the PGA Tour taking over the Florida swing. The young winners trend looks like it may continue this week at the Valspar Championship.A new wave has come crashing through on the PGA Tour . Another huge step for Patrick Reed, who gets it done with the WGC Cadillac Championship. I'm working my way up to becomebe when you grow up, almost always, I wanna be on the PGA Tour . Golf Central Brought to you by Titleist. After two straight Sundays, invisible pain from back spasms, Tiger Woods still plans on defendinghis pain with the intention, of playing at Bay Hill. Well the PGA Tour's found the fountain of youth in the Florida swings, starting with 24 year old Russel Hemley, winning a four man playoff at the Honda Classic. In this past weekend 23 year old Patrick Reed played for bogey on the 72nd hole, and the win, at the WGC-Cadillac Championship in Miami. The other tours heading to the west coast of Florida for the Valspar Championship just North of Tampa. And it's the 40th anniversary of the Copperhead course at Innis Brook and 40 suddenly seems old on the PGA tour . Hello and welcome to golf central. I'm George Savaricas with golf channel analyst Tripp Isenhour. Tripp, we're gonna get your top five under 25 in just a bit. A lot of young guys making their mark so far on the PGA Tour this season. A lot of those guys in the field this week at the Valspar Championship. For more on that, let's send it out to Steve Bar, Steve Burkowski who's in Palm Harbor. George, the talented group of 20-somethings out here on the PGA tour are showing everybody just how good they really are, especially in recent weeks. But maybe it shouldn't come as much of a