NBC Sports Covers Iconic 17th Hole From Every Angle at The Players Championship
From Sports Video Group, Friday, May 12, 2017 - 11:40 am
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"Among the 10 HD broadcast cameras surrounding the hole is one stationed — with its operator — on a small island accessible only by boat. A crane camera is lifted 150 ft. above the tree line, and a small camera lens is embedded in the lip of the tiny bunker fronting the green. The goal in having so many cameras on one hole is to ensure that, no matter where the ball lands — on the green or in the water — NBC has a clear shot. The camera operator on the island, marooned there for hours at a time to get the best angle on the player’s face, is responsible for reaction shots... [ ]"
"...In total, NBC Sports is deploying 51 cameras around TPC Sawgrass, operating out of its main golf truck, NEP Double Eagle."
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