We partnered with ESPN+ to produce their flagship golf show, America’s Caddie.

Our team oversaw the creative, production, and post of full seasons of America’s Caddie featuring longtime caddie and ESPN golf analyst Michael Collins as he traveled to the most iconic courses, met up with golf’s biggest legends, and had a few adventures along the way.

The series consisted of eight 22-25 min episodes that premiered throughout the year following the PGA Tour schedule with special airings on ESPN2 ahead of the tournaments.

We also created the season trailers and episode promos to help drive viewership for the series and subscriptions to ESPN+.

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We traveled around the country and world to film this magazine-style series which included custom animated segments, interviews with current and former golf icons, and fun golf-related outings with celebrities who helped us make the sport accessible to a larger audience while giving avid fans the content they crave.

EPISODE 201: THE PLAYERS Championship 2021

America’s Caddie took you around Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach, FL for the 2021 PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass. From the iconic 17th island green hole to staging a friendly NFL/Golf crossover competition with a local legend, working up an appetite for tacos that have a special connection to the tournament, and finding out how much money caddies really make, we gave fans the inside scoop on this legendary course.

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EPISODE 202: The Masters 2021

To tee up the 85th Masters at Augusta National, we made an episode full of traditions unlike any other. We found out what Charl Schwartzel did with his Green Jacket, learned some secrets from Masters legend Ben Crenshaw, got in touch with our short game at a mini-golf course in Arizona inspired by Augusta National, met a patron who didn’t miss a tournament for over 50 years, and saw new history being written with the first ever Augusta National Women’s Amateur winner.

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EPISODE 203: PGA Championship 2021

From the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, America’s Caddie covered the 103rd PGA Championship. We hung with the reigning champ Collin Morikawa and saw how he planned to take on this major, caught up with NFL legend-in-the-making Patrick Mahomes, took a tour of nearby Charleston, and tried to solve the mystery of Walter Hagen’s missing Wanamaker Trophy.

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EPISODE 204: Memorial Tournament 2021

The 46th annual Memorial Tournament brought us to the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. We heard from the host himself, Jack Nicklaus, on why he totally redesigned the course, made our own custom golf balls at the Bridgestone Factory, hung with Bill Murray and his brothers at the annual Caddyshack Charity Tournament, talked to the country’s best collegiate golfer and newly turned pro, Sahith Theegala, and tasted the best milkshake on the PGA Tour.

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EPISODE 205: U.S. Open 2021

America’s Caddie visited Torrey Pines Golf Course in Southern California for the 2021 U.S. Open. We took a look back at the course’s storied history through Tiger Woods’ incredible win in 2008, went on a tour of San Diego, including the world-famous zoo, the USS Midway, and a golf-inspired beer oasis, checked out the Kingdom at TaylorMade for a custom club fitting, and played a round at Torrey with music megastar Macklemore ahead of the tournament.

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EPISODE 206: The Open Championship 2021

America’s Caddie went across the pond to England for the 149th Open Championship to tour London and the medieval host town of Sandwich, sit down with 3-time Open winner Sir Nick Faldo, hit the links with the Caddiemaster of Royal St. George’s, and hear the legendary tale of the local folk hero known as “The Phantom of the Open.”

EPISODE 207: BMW Championship 2021

Michael Collins headed to Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Maryland for the 2021 BMW Championship and the penultimate event of the FedEx Cup Playoffs. We explored Baltimore and learned proper crab-eating technique from Oriole legend and Iron Man Cal Ripken Jr, checked out a few secrets to taming the course, met champion Long Driver Troy Mullins, World Champion Boxer Canelo Alvarez, and put the pedal to the metal on the BMW test track with actor Anthony Anderson.

EPISODE 208: TOUR Championship 2021

America’s Caddie went out with a bang for the season finale of the FedEx Cup Playoffs at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, GA and the TOUR Championship. We spent some quality time with 2021 US Open winner Jon Rahm, took a deep dive into the host city and challenged Atlanta Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins to a game of CADDIE on the basketball court, hit the course with rapper, entrepreneur, and music mogul Rick Ross, and met the first all-Black high school team to win the Georgia State Golf Championship, thanks in part to the East Lake Foundation.

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EPISODE 301: Sentry Tournament of Champions 2022

In the Season 3 premiere of America’s Caddie, host Michael Collins took viewers around the island of Maui for all things Kapalua in advance of the 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions. We teed it up at The Plantation Course with Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., hung with 2015 Sentry winner Patrick Reed, got the inside scoop on the upcoming season with PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan, and saw how one of the most unique trophies in golf gets made.

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EPISODE 302: 2022 WM Phoenix Open

America’s Caddie preps us for the 2022 WM Phoenix Open. We go inside the ropes to learn the story of how Tiger Woods’ magical 1997 hole-in-one helped transform TPC Scottsdale’s 16th hole. Then, Michael takes his shot at the famous par 3 with Phoenix Suns star, Chris Paul. Michael also tests his club making skills with PGA TOUR golfer, Joel Dahmen, and steps on the ice with Arizona Coyotes legend, Shane Doan.

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EPISODE 303: 2022 THE PLAYERS Championship

America’s Caddie is teeing it up at the unofficial fifth major for the 2022 PLAYERS Championship. We take you onto the pristine grounds of TPC Sawgrass to learn the secrets behind how the agronomy team keeps the course tournament-ready all year long, hear stories from barber to THE PLAYERS, Paul Mahla, about cutting the hair of the game’s biggest legends, catch up with defending champion Justin Thomas as he tries to make history as the first golfer to win back-to-back titles at THE PLAYERS, and then take on the greatest finishing stretch in golf with Pro Football Hall of Famer and Raiders legend, Tim Brown.

EPISODE 304: 2022 Masters Tournament

It’s a tradition like… well, it’s a tradition! We hang with Bubba Watson to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of his dramatic first green jacket victory, challenge the 2021 Girls 10-11 Drive, Chip & Putt champion, Elyse Meerdink, to a skills competition, reminisce with Masters hopeful, Tony Finau, about his unconventional path to golf, and hear the inspiring story of Valentino Dixon, who spent over two decades wrongfully imprisoned until his drawings of Augusta National helped set him free.

EPISODE 305: 2022 PGA Championship

It’s glory’s second shot, and America’s Caddie has you covered on all things 2022 PGA Championship. We get to know rising PGA TOUR star, Abraham Ancer, who is looking to put himself, and Mexico, on the major championship map, tour iconic Southern Hills Country Club with the Caddie who knows it best, reflect on how golf has changed for LPGA superstar Danielle Kang five years since her breakthrough major win at the 2017 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, and go beard-to-beard with NFL Quarterback, and fellow facial hair aficionado, Ryan Fitzpatrick.

EPISODE 306: 2022 Travelers Championship

America’s Caddie brings you to the insurance capital of America for the 2022 Travelers Championship. Host Michael Collins tours TPC River Highlands and one of the most popular closing stretches on TOUR, plays one-on-one with the masked-man – UConn and NBA legend – Richard “Rip” Hamilton, goes Rumblin, bumblin and stumblin to the famed Umbrella Shot Challenge with Hall of Fame ESPN Sportscaster, Chris Berman, and celebrates the career, impact and legacy of the late, great Charlie Sifford in honor of his first PGA TOUR victory.

EPISODE 307: 2022 Genesis Scottish Open

Hoo’s it gaun Lads and Lasses? America’s Caddie is in the birth place of golf for the 2022 Genesis Scottish Open. Join Michael Collins as he tours some of the most iconic spots around Edinburgh, Scotland and gets into some hijinx along the way, hear from Stewart Cink about how a little father-son connection has helped return his game to form as he tries to recapture his links golf magic in Scotland, and Michael takes on the Renaissance Club with Great Britain’s Olympic Gold Medalist Curler, Eve Muirhead.

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