Five Golf Channel Shows That Will Keep You Out Of The Bunker

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When golfers and golf aficionados want to watch their favorite sport on TV, chances are that their first choice is Golf Channel. Owned by the NBC Sports Group division of NBCUniversal, Golf Channel was launched in 1995 and is currently available in almost 70% of households in the United States. There are 16 shows on Golf Channel, and each of them covers a different aspect of the golf world. Golf Channel provides information, coverage, and updates on tournaments being played on the PGA, LPGA, and European Tours, and also features shows devoted to golf tips and lessons. At, we love watching golf on TV, and Golf Channel is our favorite place to watch the game we all love. After careful consideration, we have put together a list of the top five shows on Golf Channel that you should be sure to add to your must-watch list or DVR queue. The next time you have a hankering for golf but don’t feel like hitting the links, grab your popcorn, get comfortable, and turn on Golf Channel!

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“Morning Drive”

Golf Channel’s website describes “Morning Drive” as “the only morning talk show devoted to the one topic that’s always worth discussing: golf.” “Morning Drive’s” Facebook page features videos, photo galleries, and links to Twitter, Instagram, and a tee time booking service. According to, “every weekday morning, live at 7 A.M. ET, Erik Kuselias and Gary Williams talk sports, politics, and entertainment with the world’s most intriguing personalities, and Holly Sonders gives the latest updates. ‘Morning Drive’ features call-ins, special guests, and responses to viewers via email, Facebook, and Twitter.”

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“Morning Drive’s” tagline is “Wake Up and Smell the Fairway,” and we absolutely recommend you start your day with this Golf Channel show. Full episodes of “Morning Drive” are available on To learn more about “Morning Drive,” visit their website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.

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“Golf Channel Academy”

When watching this Golf Channel original series, you will “learn how to play better from the finest players to ever play the game. Their goal is to teach you the skills and strategies that helped them do it.” “Golf Channel Academy” also offers hands-on, personalized instruction via local Golf Channel Academies; you can find a local Golf Channel Academy here.

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“Golf Channel Academy” returns to the Golf Channel lineup in January. Full episodes of “Golf Channel Academy” are available on To learn more about “Golf Channel Academy,” visit their website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.

“The Golf Fix with Michael Breed”

When you’re looking for a little more help, our team recommends watching “The Golf Fix with Michael Breed.” Mr. Breed was the 2012 PGA National Teacher of the Year, and each week he “select[s] from [videos] submitted [by fans and gives a] complete on-air analysis.” IMDb describes “The Golf Fix” as full of “modern, fun, and in-your-face instruction. With live call-ins, email from viewers, and high profile golf guests, this is an instructional show like no other.”

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You can submit your questions via email, Facebook, and Twitter. Full episodes of “The Golf Fix with Michael Breed” are available on To learn more about “The Golf Fix with Michael Breed,” visit their website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.

“Big Break”

“Big Break” is a Golf Channel original series where “12 aspiring tour pros battle The Bear Trap and each other at PGA National for a chance to tee it up with the big boys on the PGA Tour. [The most recent season] featured one of the most talented and diverse casts in series history: collegiate All-Americans, mini tours champions, trick shot experts, and the first amputee in “Big Break” history.

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This season’s competitors include Brandon Hartzell, Chad Pfeifer, Clay Myers, George Bryan, Justin Martinson, Kyle Scott, Richy Werenski, Robert Rohanna, Tommy Schaff, Tyler Neff, Wesley Bryan, and Zach Portemont. Full episodes of “Big Break” are available on “Big Break” is a reality show unlike any other programming in Golf Channel’s lineup, which makes it a must-watch for any golf aficionado. To learn more about “Big Break,” visit their website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.

“Altered Course”

According to Golf Channel’s website, “Altered Course” is “competition golf like you’ve never seen it played before. Eight teams accepted the challenge and put their golf skills to the ultimate test–navigating extraordinary hole layouts exceeding 700 yards and traversing the natural obstacles and challenging terrain, [all] while racing against time.”

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This season of “Altered Course” features eight teams of two: Derek Williams and Kaleb Nichols, Eileen Kelly and Kyla Inaba, Shepherd Archie and Wesley Yates, Alexander Gylfason and Petur Petursson, Ariana Savich and Milena Savich, Neal Williams and Chris Garcia, Amelia Ek and Jada Patipaksiri, and Anthony Capra and Nick Capra. Full episodes of “Altered Course” are available on To learn more about “Altered Course,” visit their website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.


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