Backstage Pass: Behind the Scenes at PGA Tour Event
October 16, 2012
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What's behind the curtain at a PGA Tour event? From laundry bags to line chefs to a laid-out Tour pro, here's what we found earlier this year at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn.
The entrance to the practice green (or the Pentagon?).
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One more reason to be a PGA Tour pro: free laundry service.
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Scott Stallings visited the fitness trailer after withdrawing with a tweaked back. Physical therapist Digby Watt—and an electrical stimulation machine—provided some relief.
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The pros made themselves right at home in the River Highlands locker room.
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Pick a shaft, any shaft!
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All in a day's work in the catering tent: 888 servings of roasted salmon, 1,200 servings of flank steak, and a whole bunch of fruit platters.
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Phil Mickelson wasn't in the field, but in the Callaway trailer his cubby hole was well stocked.
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Bill Murray stole the show at the Wednesday pro-am.
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On the range, players can choose from every major ball brand.
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Sparks fly in the Callaway equipment trailer as a wedge is made to order.
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Among the more creative ways the caddies waited out a rain delay: a makeshift game of ring toss.
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