A lot happening. We’re joined by 6’7 country star Matt Stell (47:57) to talk college aliases, golfing with other stars, zoom songwriting & much more. In headlines, our “old” friend Geoff Shackelford couldn’t figure out his zoom for a question with Tiger, Maury dragged Riggs’ swing, several From The Galleries, can adults wear jerseys to games, and a whole lot more.
1 hr 38 min
We take a trip down memory lane, reliving some old stories and monumental events that got us where we are today. A huge thanks to all our listeners and followers who helped get us here. Then we’re joined by Alfonso Ribeiro (41:26) who, once again, gets enthrallingly analytical about the golf swing. In Headlines, Phil Mickelson was mean to the Champions Tour, Jason Kokrak broke through after 230+ PGA TOUR starts, and Tiger Woods is back this week.
1 hr 51 min
We’ve got a jam-packed show for you. Two guests. An American hero, a good guy who plays hard and loves the game, Brock Nelson (37:06) of the New York Islanders. And the recent first-time LPGA Tour winner, a badass Brit who could outdrink us the whole way down a mountain, Mel Reid. (87:45) With Brock we discuss his and Frankie’s golf relationship, how he got into golf growing up in a 1700 person town, being a lefty who putts righty, the NHL bubble, and more. With Mel we talk about getting in trouble for partying after winning, snowboarding in the offseason, and much more. Amongst us, we breakdown the CJ Cup this weekend and its strong field, DJ having COVID, aces on par 4s, and more.
1 hr 49 min
Trevor Immelman, and The DeChambeau Asteroid Prepares To Impact Augusta, Fitzpatrick, and the Golf World
2008 Masters champion Trevor Immelman (44:40) joins the show and we get into Bryson DeChambeau and his distance preparing to descend upon Augusta, Matthew Fitzpatrick’s comments, what makes Augusta so diabolical on approach shots, Bobby Jones stories, and much more. Amongst ourselves, we react to Frankie’s choice to wear a collarless shirt to Devon Toews’ wedding and recap Riggs’ bachelor party at Big Cedar Lodge.
J.T. Poston (19:15) joins the show for the first time. We discuss a freak eye injury on the driving range at Winged Foot, flat brims, Bryson bombing balls into the equipment trucks in Vegas, and being the “other JT.” In Fore Play news, Trent’s been reading and Riggs claims he has been too, but there’s some debate around his definition of “reading.” Also: who’s the best current player on the pod, Phil’s decided to embarrass the seniors again, and John Daly makes an ace on a green with 11 holes.
1 hr 31 min
Much has occurred in the world since our last pod. Sergio won while putting with his eyes closed. Aaron Rai won with iron covers. The president has COVID. Augusta went from brown to green. We discuss the possibility of Bryson flipping golf on its head by destroying Augusta National, debate if we’ve already shot our career lows or not, discussed whether putting with your eyes closed is insane or not, and how to handle missed “gimmies”.
1 hr 29 min
2-0 baby, 2 and 0. The Fore Man Scramble has officially beaten Jake Owen, Darius Rucker, Morgan Wallen, and Hardy in a scramble match at Troubadour Golf Club and we recap the entire round on today’s show. We also answer some From The Gallery questions such as does a hole in one on the 19th hole at Payne’s Valley count, do we have disdain for muni and local courses cause we play so many nice ones, and more.
1 hr 11 min
Justin Rose (33:20) joins the show for the first time to discuss poetic insight from a local caddie at the 2013 U.S. Open, being the 2016 Olympic gold medalist, & being a Ryder Cup stalwart. Then we breakdown the MASSIVE Fore Man Scramble match vs Jake Owen, Darius Rucker, Morgan Wallen & Hardy. Who wins? Who’s got the edge? Who doesn’t? We also get into Big Cedar Lodge, the Barstool Classic, the Barstool Golf Society on 2k, and much more.
1 hr 36 min
Jack Nicklaus joins the show. Yes, the Golden Bear, with his 18 majors and 73 pga tour wins, sits down with Riggs to discuss distance issues in the current game, Tiger Woods chasing his records, how different the golf ball was in his day, how good his current golf game is and MUCH more. Then, the crew discusses Payne’s Valley and a potential HUGE interaction with Tiger.
1 hr 27 min
We react to Bryson DeChambeau pulling off the ultimate vindication and dominating the U.S. Open at Winged Foot. Riggs & Frankie we’re onsite, spoke to Bryson, interviewed him, and even got a pizza review from him. In From The Gallery, if you got to play Augusta but had to use only special Augusta golf balls in the shop at $200 a piece, how many would you buy?
1 hr 47 min