No golf course compares to the one you grew up on. Young PGA TOUR star Collin Morikawa takes us to his on this edition of Swing Thoughts, presented by TaylorMade Golf. Now a PGA TOUR winning pro on Team TaylorMade, Morikawa shows us his roots at the Chevy Chase Country Club in Glendale, California, just north of downtown Los Angeles. It's the first time he's played there in a few years. So while strolling the fairways, Collin's also taking a stroll down memory lane.
Adventures In Golf - Season 4 (presented by United Airlines)
Meet Faith, David and Kyle. They're Special Olympics athletes who love golf and have hearts of gold. Erik Anders Lang meets up with the trio for an overwhelming experience unlike any Adventures In Golf, presented by United. In this episode, Erik finds out what the Special Olympics is all about, as well as what it means to the people with intellectual disabilities to compete at such a high level. Erik's eye-opening and honest conversation with David also puts so much into perspective. Nobody was ready for it, including Erik.
Victorious Moments (Sponsored by Grey Goose)
In 2012, college freshman Bryson DeChambeau had just 76 cents to his name. Fast forward to 2019, he's one of the world's most accomplished golfers able to treat his friends to a day in paradise. We join Bryson in the Bahamas to capture him unwind on the boat, catch a few lobsters, as we ask him to show us what it means to him to Live Victoriously, presented by Grey Goose. The crystal-clear water, clean air and good vibes made for an unforgettable day. It's no wonder why Bryson calls this place one of his favorite escapes on earth. Back by the pool, Bryson, caddy Tim Tucker and friend Mario Clemens reflect on some not-so awesome times. Specifically, when Bryson had to ask Mario for taco money. To be fair, this is a pretty cool way to pay him back. #LiveVictoriously
Clear As Day (sponsored by DIRECTV)
One chipping challenge, one throwing challenge, and the closest-to-the-pin tiebreaker to determine who has the most game after the sun goes down. Cowboys star quarterback Dak Prescott will need to be extra sharp to stay on par with the PGA TOUR star and multiple major champ Jordan Spieth in this head-to-head competition. The neon glow sticks are shining bright in the midnight Dallas sky. Let's see who takes home the title of Night Vision Challenge champion.
Gimmies 4 Loot
About 25 years ago, a doctor told Uncle Luke he should start playing golf to reduce stress. Questionable advice, but he's been hooked ever since. Ben Lyons puts his putting stroke to the test against the hip-hop legend and checks out the charity event that's near and dear to his heart on this episode of Gimmes 4 Loot. Ben met up with Luke at Crystal Springs Golf Resort in New Jersey, where he was honored at the Original Tee Golf Classic. Cool fact about the tournament's name, it pays homage to Dr. George F. Grant, an African American who originally patented the golf tee we all use today. This tournament's focus is to celebrate inclusion and get young people into the game. To learn more about the event and its impact: www.originaltee.com/golf-tournament/
The Road Hole (sponsored by TaylorMade)
For equipment junkies, this is golf heaven. You have to see the new TaylorMade truck to believe it. We sent Erik Anders Lang to check out the multi-million-dollar mega bus that travels to TOUR stop to TOUR stop around the country.
Tisha Alyn Abrea is one of golf's brightest and best social media influencers. Backed by the support of family and friends, Tisha Alyn is ready to go all in on embracing her true self, and has decided to come out during June's Pride Month, 2019. You may have seen her work covering what goes on at LPGA and PGA TOUR events via Instagram takeovers, or on her personal page giving helpful tips to amateurs or just demonstrating good vibes on the course at all times. We caught up with Tisha in her hometown of Murrieta, California, where we got a look at her impressive trophy case, met many of her friends including Paige Spiranac and Nikki B, and capped things off with a trip to LA Pride Fest.
Skratching The Surface
The Buck Club started with the idea of building a world-class golf course. Today, it's a hub for golfers who love the game and everything it has to offer. While building a course is still the main goal, TBC's focus has shifted on providing its members memorable experiences while growing golf and having fun. To learn more, we spent the day with TOUR player and Buck Club visionary, Zac Blair, during his annual tournament, The Ringer, to see if and when TBC can become a reality.
Is It Driveable? (sponsored by Avis)
The prep work is over, and the time has come for Maurice Allen to do something many thought to be impossible. Will the World Long Drive champ successfully drive the gorge of Niagara Falls, or come up short like John Daly did in his attempt in 2005? History's on the line on this "Is It Driveable?" presented by Avis.
Long Shots (sponsored by CDW)
Gary Woodland is an elite ball-striker. Believe us, we've seen it up close. His punishing drives and that lethal stinger have made him a force week-to-week on the PGA TOUR. Not to mention they're so much fun to watch. His swing has changed over the years, and we sat down with Gary to look back at the old and talk through the new while hitting a few golf shots along the way, presented by CDW Corporation.
Malbon on the Range
There's no better way to spend a dad-son day than hanging with the best golfers at one of the most classic courses on the planet. Stephen Malbon and his son, Remington, hit up the BMW Classic at Medinah Country Club where Remi gets the full experience. From shaking hands with Rory McIlroy, Patrick Reed, and Bryson DeChambeau to trying to get Tiger Woods' attention, it was a day Remi and Papa Malbon won't forget.
Cart Path Only (sponsored by Travelers Championship)
If you can't stand slow play, then you and Paul Casey have something in common. The Englishman gives us his first-hand account of a brilliant Seve moment, and tells us his favorite and LEAST favorite qualities about Americans.
Skratch at the Rocket Mortgage Classic (sponsored by Rocket Mortgage)
If you're hungry, watching this video will only make it worse. We sent golf influencer Paige Spiranac and World Long Drive champion Maurice Allen to check out one of the many food trucks at the Rocket Mortgage Classic. The two tried their hand at making a Detroit-style deep dish pizza where, spoiler alert, the sauce goes on top of the pizza. They also share their thoughts on what it means to bring pro golf to the Motor City.
DJ Steve Porter
Whether you love him or you hate him, there's no denying that Bill Murray clearly knows how to have fun on the golf course. You've seen him on SNL, Caddyshack and a mainstay playing the Pebble Beach pro-am, this song by DJ Steve Porter sums up why we can't help but crack a small smile every time we see Carl Spackler live out his Cinderella Story every time he tees it up.