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New episodes of the long-running 'School of Golf' instruction series moving from Golf Channel to GolfPass

Hosted by Martin Hall and Blair O’Neal, new episodes of School of Golf available July 3 to stream on-demand, exclusively on GolfPass

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 30, 2023) – NBC Sports Next’s GolfPass is now the exclusive home of all new episodes of School of Golf, the popular instruction series hosted by Martin Hall and Blair O’Neal.

After 13 years as a weekly series on GOLF Channel, GolfPass will begin its exclusive run of new episodes on July 3 via the GolfPass website, app and on connected devices, when Hall and O’Neal teach the biggest keys to adding more distance to the golf swing. As one of the longest-tenured video instruction series, School of Golf presents golf drills and technical direction in an engaging and approachable fashion. The show also utilizes social media for viewer questions, which are answered by Hall and O’Neal during every episode.

A golf professional for more than 40 years, Hall has received numerous awards for his incredible instruction and dedication to the game of golf, which includes the 2008 PGA Teacher of the Year. He has taught players of all levels, including tour players and major champions, and is a frequent speaker at golf conventions and other industry gatherings around the country and in various parts of the world. O’Neal is a two-time NCAA Long Drive Champion, played professional golf on various tours and was the champion of Big Break Prince Edward Island, the 11th season of the popular Big Break reality series on GOLF Channel. 

GOLFPASS HELPS GOLFERS PLAY MORE AND BETTER GOLF:  GolfPass features a vast library of original video content available exclusively as part of a GolfPass membership, including original shows like Home Course Advantage, On Tour/On Course, My Roots, My Daily Routine, and more. GolfPass also offers a vast instructional library featuring more than 4,500 video titles, including Ask Rory, The Golf Fix, with host Devan Bonebrake; Lessons with a Champion Golfer; and Build a Better Game – all hosted by top instructors like Martin Hall, Chris Como and Michael Bannon, as well as golf fitness expert Don Saladino. Developed in partnership between global golf superstar Rory McIlroy and NBC Sports Next – the innovation and technology division of NBC Sports – a GolfPass+ membership is designed for today’s golfer and is the only digital golf membership that delivers exclusive content and benefits, including monthly tee-time credits, waived convenience fees, tee-time cancellation protection, credit toward equipment purchases, and more. GolfPass is designed to help every type of golfer – from beginner to expert – play more and better golf. A GolfPass+ membership is available in North America at, in the U.K. and Republic of Ireland at, and in Australia at The GolfPass+ membership also is available via connected TV, iOS and Android apps.


About NBC Sports Next 

NBC Sports Next is a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within Golf and Youth & Recreational Sports. Known for its sports technology product innovation, NBC Sports Next provides operations technology and services to more than 11,000 golf courses around the world, and equips more than 30 million players, coaches, athletes, sports administrators and fans with more than 25 sports solution products, including GolfNow, the leading online tee time marketplace; GolfPass the ultimate golf membership that connects golfers to exclusive content, tee time credits, coaching, tips and other benefits; SportsEngine, an industry leader in youth sports club, league and team management technology. NBC Sports Next is fueled by its mission to innovate, create larger-than-life events and connect with sports fans through technology to provide the ultimate in immersive experiences.

Dan Higgins
NBC Sports Next