Golf on TV: Behind the scenes

  • Brandel Chamblee, one of Golf Channel's lead analysts, stands outside the station's studios in Orlando, Fla.
  • Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee at the Golf Central desk at the station's studios in Orlando, Fla.
  • Brandel Chamblee at Golf Channel's Golf Central desk.
  • Golf Channel employees (from left) Ryan Swonk, G. Mark Bowden and Jim Wachter set up a camera at No. 18 on the Magnolia course before the 2010 Children's Miracle Network Classic.
  • A Golf Channel television crew films Nationwide Tour player Chris Kirk at the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass.
  • Crane camera operator John Boeddeker collects footage of the Children's Miracle Network Classic from nearly 200 feet in the air.
  • Producer Brandt Packer, left, and director Steve Biem work in the control room of the on-site production trailer during the Children's Miracle Network Classic.
  • Golf Channel anchors Kelly Tilghman, left, and Peter Oosterhuis prepare for live coverage from the on-course booth at the Children's Miracle Network Classic.
  • Golf Channel producer Brandt Packer watches television monitors in the control room of the production trailer at the Children's Miracle Network Classic.
  • Golf Channel anchor Todd Lewis, right, conducts a post-round interview with PGA Tour player Briny Baird at the Children's Miracle Network Classic.
  • Cameraman Jim Wachter hangs onto a mobile rig as it cruises past fans at the Children's Miracle Network Classic.
  • On-course reporter Jerry Foltz, right, with cameraman Lewis Estes during the Children's Miracle Network Classic.