Golf Course Photographer Cy Cyr has photographed golf courses around the world used for the Open Championship, Ryder Cup, Presidents Cup, US Open, PGA Championship and more.
A golf course photographer for twenty years, he has worked in nearly all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Scotland, France, Ireland, Bahamas, Canada, South Korea, Jamaica and Switzerland.
As a golf course photographer, Cyr has photographed Royal Troon, Royal Liverpool, Royal Birkdale, Le Golf National, Gleaneagles, Yellowstone Club, Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spanish Peaks, Streamsong, Belgrade Lakes, Quail Hollow, Cordillera, Quintero, Seven Canyons, Erin Hills, Hazeltine National, Pinehurst, Prairie Dunes, Teton Pines, Moonlight Basin, Banff Springs, Silvertip Resort, Stewart Creek, Samoset Resort, Lake Winnipesaukee and dozens more.
Being a golf course photographer entails much travel, early mornings and late nights. The direction of the hole dictates when its best to photograph it. Sun with a mix of clouds is best for a photo, which is impossible to predict. Golf course photographers also shoot at ground level, slightly elevated, on a ladder or using a helicopter or drone.
In 2014, Cyr started a project as a golf course photographer, I started to make photos at night on the golf course. I have made two live appearances on Golf Channel to talk about my life long project. I have seen elk, deer, javelin, alligators, owls, moose, lynx and heard coyotes while working at night. Golf Digest also ran a multiple page slideshow with my night golf photos.