Above: Labels identify carts for NBC, Golf Channel or the world feed.
Above: A main studio needs to be sturdier than the camera towers since it houses more equipment and more people, including the stars.
Left: The large on-course video screens are set up and run by an outside company, but it uses some of our footage.
Above: At the Match Play we built the main studio on the 15th hole because of its picturesque desert backdrop. The black cloth insulates the sound and helps with lighting.
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Right: Radio-frequency antennas go atop 200-foot cranes and allow the wireless cameras and on-course microphones to communicate.
Below: Camera components are pulled from the bowels of a production truck, sorted by which hole they will be used on, assembled and then set up on the appropriate tower.
Right: The main Golf Channel studio near the clubhouse gets a full lighting setup.
Far right: We use a pulley system to get gear and cameras up to the towers.