Bonus Videos

A Family Affair

Many golfers, some famous and many not so well known, got an early start on playing the game of golf. For many it was a family member who got them started at an early age. Some of the golfers featured in the program talk about how they got started, who introduced them to the game, early influences, and the lasting role of family.

Game of a Lifetime

For many everyday golfers, keeping score is not the most important aspect of  playing golf. They enjoy the camaraderie of playing with friends, sometimes the same group of friends over many years. Some of the golfers featured in the program talk about the camaraderie of golf and the "magic" of the golfing foursome.

Bill Coore at Sand Hills

The design firm of Coore & Crenshaw are responsible for some of the most natural looking golf course designs in America. Bill Coore provides an overview of some of the features of the Sand Hills Golf Club in Nebraska, including how the architects used many of the naturally occurring features of the land in the design of the course.

David McLay Kidd at Bandon Dunes

Scottish architect David McLay Kidd discusses his design of the first course at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort along the south coastline of Oregon. Kidd provides a tour and overview of several of the most memorable holes at Bandon Dunes and talks about how he wants his golf course designs to be "an exploration of a landscape."

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Golfer teeing off at Lake Shore Country Club with his friends watching

Foursome at Lookout Mountain Golf Club

Young boy teeing off at Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course, the oldest public golf course in the United States known as "Vanny" by the locals

From the heaving terrain, to the firm, fescue fairways, to the natural "blowout" bunkers in the dunes, to the boldly contoured green complexes that allow for endless variety of play. Sand Hills may be the most natural site for golf in the United States.

Golfer standing near a blowout at Sand Hills Golf Club