Planet Golf — 22 May 2013 by GW staff and news services
Inside the college game

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The collegiate ranks will share the spotlight with the professionals when PGA.com provides a look into the University of Washington men’s golf team as it prepares for the NCAA Championship. The series of short episodes begins tonight.

The series is called, Everyday, and it will be presented in three- to six-minute segments that will continue to be posted on the golf web site as well as the PGA Tour YouTube channel. Here’s a preview.

The show will give behind-the-scenes access to the highly ranked Huskies as they begin the quest for their first NCAA golf title. The tournament begins on May 28 at the Capital City Club in Atlanta, Ga.

The Huskies feature the top-ranked amateur in the world and winner of the 2013 Ben Hogan Award for collegiate player of the year, Chris Williams, as well as Cheng-Tsung Pan, individual winner of last week’s NCAA Regional tournament in Tallahassee.  The Huskies qualified for the NCAA Championship by finishing runner-up to North Florida in their region.

The series will follow the team’s tournament preparation under Coach Matt Thurmond in and around the University of Washington campus in Seattle, and on the road at Regionals and the NCAA Championship.

“The PGA Tour continues to explore creative ways to engage with golf fans across all platforms,” said Luis Goicouria, Tour Vice President of Digital Media Business Development and Operations. “Many of today’s PGA Tour players played college golf and we are very interested to understand how content like this resonates with fans.”

Below is a preview:

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