You've probably dreamed of playing video games for a living. A persistent few are actually doing it! (Stone...) Wanna see my picture on the cover. (Stone...) Wanna buy five copies for my mother. (Stone...) Wanna see my smilin' face. On the cover of the Rolling Stone!
Players look over the should of Mark Stenmark, who is ranked No. 1 in the world in Golden Tee, while playing during a charity tournament on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Houston. Golden Tee is not just a bar game for Stenmark, who makes upwards of $70,000 a year playing.
In the late 80s, two software engineers at a Chicago-based gaming startup had a wild idea: build a first-of-its-kind full-scale golf simulator. The process led them to the invention of a different groundbreaking golf game: Golden Tee. Nearly 35 years later, the arcade game is bigger than ever with daily online competitions, a nationwide tournament schedule and a $150,000 National Championship purse. So how did they do it? Watch to find out.
They may not be Tiger Woods, but some men make a living playing golf, virtually. WSJ's Doug Belkin follows the adventures of one man who makes a living playing Golden Tee, the most popular cash videogame in the U.S.
Gino talks about the past, present & future of America's most successful arcade game: Golden Tee Golf.
YouTube Channel: A Vodcast, where Chisolm sits and interviews players and people in the GT community.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Evansville bar Pistons hosted the Power Events Golden Tee Golf Tournament Sunday. They had more than a dozen of the Golden Tee Golf video games set up in the bar. The tour makes several stops across the country during the year. This year was the first time the tour stopped in Evansville.