UL Innovation: Extreme weather
In this UL Innovation Series video, Gary Williams and UL learn the effects of extreme weather on your golf equipment.
Rokerthon 2: Weatherman's 50-state challenge
Lauren Thompson checks in with Today Show Weather Man Al Roker during Rokerthon 2. His challenge is to set the fastest time reporting the weather from all 50 states. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Weather or not: Mother Nature may affect draw
Todd Lewis reports on the weather advantage players will have going off in the morning on Thursday at the 2015 Open Championship. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Blackmar's tips for playing in the wind
Phil Blackmar gives a few tips on how to play in heavy wind. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
Academy: Playing through the heat
School of Golf's Martin Hall and Holly Sonders teach tips for playing in the blistering heat. Watch School of Golf Wednesdays 7PM ET.Thanks for joining us at Golf Channel Academy, this is School of Golf. I am Holly Sonders alongside your teacher, Martin Hall, and July is Golfing In the Elements month here at Golf Channel . So Martin you have any tips for playing, in the blistering heat outside? Well it is, there's a couple of things, I mean again you would need a towel, this time to stop sort of perspiration from getting on the grips for sure. Definitely hydrate a lot. You drink a lot of water. And one thing, you see a lot of the Korean Lady Professional golfers doing this, if it's really hot, use an umbrella, you'll see those umbrellas out they're silver, they repel the heat. But just being in the shade, is a huge thing, so. Definitely hydration, definitely stay in the shade wherever you possibly can, keep the grips dry from perspiration. And one other thing I would say this, enjoy playing in the heat, for those of us that get a bit older, it's a lot easier to make that nice big turn, a lot better than being in the cold for sure. There are some positives, right? Thanks for joining us in Golf Channel Academy, for the very best in golf instruction, and for more great tips like this one, watch School of Golf. Wednesday nights
Big Break Florida: Behind the scenes
Brendan Havens Producer for Big Break Florida explains how the show deals with inclement weather during the shoots. Watch Big Break Florida , Mondays 9PM ET on Golf Channel.will rain. You know, we all take a good look at the weather report first thing in the morning when we wake up, before we get to the course, just to kind of have an idea of what to expect. If there's a good chance of rain, you know, all the production systems , make sure that we have like towels for cameras, carts, equipment, and umbrellas try to keep everything as dry as possible. One
Moving Day: Third-round conditions at Valhalla
Gary Williams checks in with Mark Rolfing to find out the condition of Valhalla on Saturday at the 2014 PGA Championship. Watch Morning Drive every day on Golf Channel.Let's start with the conditions of this golf course . Yesterday they made the choice to play the ball down before they had the delay. Do you think there's anyway that they could play the ball up today considering how wet the golf course is? And they've had some precipitation in the overnight hours . Well we haven't heard the official decision yet, Gary, but no I don't see any way they could change and play it
Play Like a Pro: Episode 17 - Low and Go
Mitchell Spearman gives a tip on handling wind and hitting the ball low.using the word low, is when I swing the club back, the left shoulder has to work underneath. I have to be able to work the left shoulder down, let me show you from here. If I swing back and I keep that left shoulder low, what that does it keeps my arm across my chest. The left shoulder's down, and I'm right on top of the ball here. That's going to make it so much easier for me to get nice crisp contact with my irons, coming into the shot. If my left shoulder raises up a little bit going back, and I get a little high, a little tall. My shoulder plane gets too flat, and I've moved up and away from the ball, I've come off the shot. Then coming down, I actually can't go, my hips will slide, my upper body's back and I'm gonna hit the ball fat to where I'm gonna hit it thin, but it's not gonna be solid. Keep the left shoulder pointing down here, so I feel like it points down right between my toes, and just stays there. As I turn so I'm rotating and turning but the left shoulder is underneath the chin. Jack Nicklaus used to talk about keeping his chin up, so his left shoulder could go underneath. So, understanding the value of the thought of the left shoulder and what happened is the left arm then just beautifully works across your body at the same time. So, it's amazing how I can technically do all those things, with just one word, which is low. Now the go, is referring to the fact that as I change directions and move toward the target here, my left side, my left knee, my left shoulder are all starting to wind and get out of the way, and I want them to continue, to get out of the way as I go through. I don't want any inhibition coming into the ball. I don't wanna feel like I'm in my own way. I want to get, out of the way as much as I can, I'm trying to clear. So, go is just a freedom of expression, sense and word that really works for me. So, let's give it a try. Say it's a good breeze here today, a nice stiff breeze . Requires a very solid shot, I've got to strike it. Flags all the way at the back of the green. So, low, left shoulder down. Go is, get out of the way and keep moving and turning through the shot. Okay, let's see here, low and