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SBD/May 14, 2012/Media
NBC's Overnight For Final Round Of The Players Flat Compared To '11
Published May 14, 2012
ISLAND LIFE FOR ME: The WALL STREET JOURNAL's John Paul Newport wrote NBC and Golf Channel “added a few tricks to their coverage” with the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass in mind. The networks used “Actioncam,” a sliding camera “suspended from a cable above the lake to monitor the players' ashen-faced plank-walks from the 16th green over to the 17th tee.” Also, a new "remote-control mini-helicopter is providing flyover coverage” (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 5/13).