Kevin Costner has never been accused of laziness. "I don’t give up. I’m a plotter, and I move," he says. "I just need time to figure out how to do things. And I'm willing to work with that." That tenacity has paid off, not least for his two Oscars. His schedule is characteristically chockablock: He recently wrapped the Superman reboot 'Man of Steel' and appeared as "Devil" Anse Hatfield on History’s mini-series 'Hatfields & McCoys.' All the while he tours with Modern West, the country-rock band he founded in 2007. Despite his hectic schedule, Costner took time to chat with us backstage at his New York City debut.
Pebble Beach Golf Links
Jack Nicklaus – 18-time major champion and second all-time on the PGA-tournament winning list – famously claimed that if he had just one more round of golf to play, he'd play it at Pebble Beach. Costner doesn't hesitate to agree. "Combined with the blue water and the green grass – it's given me pause, it's so beautiful." With a handicap that hovers around 10, Costner, who ranks 39th on Golf Digest's Hollywood's Top 100 Golfers, competes every year at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am alongside Bill Murray and Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. No less famous is Pebble Beach Golf Links itself, Golf Digest's pick for America's greatest public course. A bucket-list destination for any golfer worth his clubs, a days walk along the rocky Monterey coastline carries a greens fee of $495.
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