Course Strategy with Touring Pro's

Secret Golf's roster of professional players and coaches share their secrets on how to play some of the most challenging holes in golf using the events they play as their guide. Take this knowledge and apply their strategies to your own game.

Secret Golf - Zurich Classic

Zurich Classic

Host to the tour's Zurich Classic of New Orleans, TPC Louisiana is located in Avondale, Louisiana, a suburb southwest of New Orleans, better known as the Big Easy and is played in a unique two man team format. Opened in 2004, the course was designed by renowned golf course architect Pete Dye in consultation with Secret Golf’s own Steve Elkington and Kelly Gibson.

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Secret Golf - 2017 Masters Tournament

2017 Masters Tournament

The Masters is the first of the majors to be played each year. Unlike the other major championships, the Masters is held each year at the same location, Augusta National Golf Club, a private golf club in the city of Augusta, Georgia, USA. The Masters was started by Clifford Roberts and Bobby Jones. Jones designed Augusta National with course architect Alister MacKenzie. The Augusta National course first opened 84 years ago in 1933 and has been modified many times by different architects. Join 1956 Masters Champions Jackie Burke and PGA Champion Steve Elkington as we explore some of the history, tradition, discuss key strategies for playing some of the most pivotal holes on the course and sharing our secrets on how to hit the required shots to play this challenging course.

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Secret Golf - PLAYERS Championship

PLAYERS Championship

Originally known as the Tournament Players Championship, THE PLAYERS Championship began in 1974 and offers the highest purse of any tournament in golf ($10.5 million in 2016). The field usually includes the top 50 players in the world rankings and is often been considered the unofficial "fifth major" due to its prestige. The host course, TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course, is home to the iconic par-3 No. 17 "Island Green" as well as the tough finishing final hole, where the water hazard guards the entire left side of the fairway and green. Join 2-time PLAYERS Championship winner and Secret Golf's Steve Elkington, Jason Dufner, and Pat Perez, as they discuss how to play holes #11, 17, and 18, key holes at TPC Sawgrass.

Secret Golf Podcast - THE PLAYERS Championship

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Secret Golf - Wyndham Championship

Wyndham Championship

The Wyndham Championship is played in Greensboro, NC. The tournament was originally called the Greater Greensboro Open, and is partly famous for being the tournament that Sam Snead won 8 times (a record) and the tournament that Snead won as the oldest PGA Tour winner in history (at just under 53 years of age). Recent winners include Patrick Reed, Camilo Villegas, Sergio Garcia, and Webb Simpson

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Secret Golf - PGA Championship

PGA Championship

The PGA Championship is the fourth and final major of the year. This year the event is being held at Whistling Straights (Straights Course) in Kohler, Wisconsin. The Straights Course is modeled after the seaside links of the UK and Ireland. Several holes are up against Lake Michigan. Past Champions of the PGA Championship here include Vijay Singh and Martin Kaymer

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Secret Golf - Bridgestone Invitational

Bridgestone Invitational

The Bridgestone Invitational is played at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Tiger Woods has won the event 8 times, including most recently in 2013. The event features an elite, limited size field and it is an official World Golf Championships Event.

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Secret Golf - Quicken Loans National

Quicken Loans National

The Quicken Loans National is being played at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Va. Although this is the first time that this course will host the event, it has hosted the Presidents Cup four times

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Secret Golf - RBC Canadian Open

RBC Canadian Open

The Canadian Open returns to Glen Abbey this year, the site of many exciting finishes. The Canadian Open remains one of the most prestigious and longest running events on tour. Let's see what the players might face on some of the toughest holes they'll play this week.

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Secret Golf - The Open Championship

The Open Championship

Welcome to the home of golf, the Old Course at St Andrews. First played in the early 1400’s, the Old Course at St Andrews has been pivotal to the development of how the game is played today. The Old Course is the home of The Open Championship and has hosted this major 29 times since 1873 and is currently played here every 5 years. A true links course with a unique feature of having double greens. Seven greens are shared by two hole each.

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Secret Golf - John Deere Classic

John Deere Classic

The John Deere Classic is played at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois from July 9-12, 2015. Recent champions of the event include Steve Stricker, Jordan Spieth, and Zach Johnson.

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Secret Golf - The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier is played at The Old White TPC in White Sulfur Springs, WV. This year the tournament runs from June 29 to July 5, 2015.

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Secret Golf - The Traveler's Championship

The Traveler's Championship

Join Secret Golf this week for the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, CT. The golf course offers a great contrast to what the players likely encountered the week before at the US Open, where precision driving navigating around penal rough into narrow fairways was imperative. The TPC at River Highlands allows for a looser style of play rewarding longer hitters vs precision drivers. Apart from the competition on the course there has been a long social tradition for the players and families in Hartford.

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Secret Golf - US Open

US Open

Secret Golf welcomes you to the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. Join our champions and professional coaches on a journey through this new and challenging links course. Much like the traditional links courses of Scotland, Robert Trent Jones II designed Chambers Bay to encourage the imaginative and creative shot making that epitomizes links golf, particularly along the ground. There is no "line of play" around Chambers Bay, but rather an infinite number of strategies from tee to green that will get the player around the course successfully.

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Secret Golf - Fedex St. Jude Classic

Fedex St. Jude Classic

Welcome to the Fedx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind. The course is rated one of the more challenging on the PGA Tour schedule balancing strategy with stunning beauty. Watch our experts as they show you how to play key holes and learn how to hit critical shots.

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Secret Golf - The Memorial

The Memorial

Welcome to the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village! Join Secret Golf this week for entertaining stories, deep insights and world class instruction. Listen to our experts describe the history of the tournament, learn the shots demanded by the course and see how the pro’s play some of the critical holes at Muirfield Village.

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