Adam Scott wins at Riviera, and we discuss the abomination of a broadcast (27:30), Max, Rory, and what makes tournaments at Riv so fun to watch. We also dive deep on the Premier Golf League developments (50:30), the distance debate, the Women's Australian Open, and a bunch more.
Paul Azinger joins to talk about his first year with NBC, replacing Johnny Miller, Tommy Roy, playing under pressure, and the Patrick Reed situation. We also chat Ryder Cup, Anthony Kim, the Presidents Cup, as well as a great Tiger story from the flight to Melbourne.
Kevin Van Valkenburg from ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com joins to chat about Nick Taylor's win at the AT&T, Phil, Spieth, the Vic Open, Bryson, and a bunch more. We also dive deep into the USGA + R&A's recent distance report (36:40), the key elements of it, what it means for the future of golf, why it took so long, and why it matters. Thanks a ton to KVV for the time as always.
Peter Jacobsen joins to talk about the Premier Golf League, how Norman tried something similar in the '90's, and why Arnold put a stop to it. He also reflects on his playing career, tackling a streaker, Payne Stewart, and a myriad of other topics. Thanks a ton to Peter for the time.
Webb Simpson edges Tony Finau for his 5th PGA Tour win, and we go deep on why Tony doesn't win more, why people find it hard to root for Webb, and what makes the Waste Management a fun event to watch. Randy and DJ go on the offensive about Finau, while Soly remains loyal and faithful. We also get Big Randy's thoughts on the Premier Golf League (47:00), discuss Rory's recent interview (58:00), and take listener questions.
Brad Faxon is back to talk even more on putting, what to expect with Winged Foot, his Augusta experiences, how he processed his playing career coming to an end, as well as his take on the recent Patrick Reed situation. We also talk a lot more about his work with Fox, and he shares one more great embarrassing story. Thanks again to Brad for his time, these are really fun to do.
We react to the tragic Kobe Bryant news, how it affected the golf on Sunday, Leish's win, Tiger, and everything else from a fun week at Torrey Pines. We also go deep into the rumored Premier Golf League (34:00), how it relates to the PGA Tour, what affect Tiger has on its development, and many other comical elements from the PGL press release.
Tourist Sauce, Season 5 is coming! With our new season set to air on Tuesday, January 28, we present the accompanying podcast, detailing our road trip through North and South Carolina from late last year. We take you through the format of the new season, as well as detailed debriefs from Secession, Kiawah, True Blue/Caledonia, the Myrtle Beach Putt-Putt Scene, and the Wilmington Municipal Golf Course. We wrap things up with Pinehurst No. 3, Pinehurst No. 4, Mid Pines/Pine Needles/Southern Pines, Pinehurst No. 2, and finally Tobacco Road. Special thanks to the presenting sponsor of Season 5, Original Penguin.
Andrew Landry survives to win the American Express Championship over Abe Ancer and Scottie Scheffler. We chat about the event in the desert, Westwood's win (36:00), the LPGA & Champions Tour Playoffs (38:00), Bryson's comments on Brooks and his vicious retaliation (49:45), The Golf Channel ignoring the Tommy Gainey storyline (56:00), the tour punishing Cam Smith (1:01:00), and a ton more. Lastly, Soly won an FSGA Mid-Am event, and the boys debrief on that at the very end (1:15:00).
Hall of Famer Lanny Wadkins joins us to talk about his decorated career, the 1977 PGA Championship, some Ryder Cup stories, being let go by CBS, broadcasting, and so much more. We also discuss the evolution of technology in golf, the harrowing 1979 Players Championship at Sawgrass Country Club, Arnold Palmer, and what it was like being a young professional in the 1970's. Thanks a ton to Lanny for the time, this is one of my favorites.
Cam Smith wins the Sony, Brendan Steele gets relief, the Korn Ferry is mic'd up, and a lot else as we recap a fun week in golf. We also discuss Patrick Reed's bizarre cease and desist, the AT&T moves on from Trinity Forest, and Charlie Woods makes the news cycle. We also chat with Lee Rainwater from the USGA on the new World Handicap System, the challenges of it, and the thought process on the changes.
At the Altus Performance Center at Trinity Forest, we tracked down Cameron McCormick and Corey Lundberg to discuss the golf swing, how they teach it, Cameron's first time meeting Jordan Spieth, how close Jordan is to being back, how they relay information to their professionals, and so much more. We've really enjoyed working with these guys over the last year, and pumped to get the chance to pick their brains. Thanks to both Cameron and Corey for the time.
The chaos is here! 2020 starts with a bang as JT edges out Xander and Reed in a playoff as Reed gets heckled, the wind blows, and it got darker than our cameras made it look. We recap the crazy playoff, Reed getting treated with kid gloves, JT's nerves, Xander's wild three-putt, and everything else from a thrilling opening weekend.
It's a two hour holiday special! We've compiled some of our favorite clips and moments from our 2019 interviews into one episode. Guests include Steve Elkington, Jason Bohn, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Scott Van Pelt, Max Homa, Joel Dahmen, Colin Montgomerie, and many, many more. Thanks to all of our guests from this past year, and to everyone for listening. See you again in 2020.
An impromptu episode with the return of long time guest Kyle Porter, and we talk broadly and in detail about the wild year that was 2019. From Rory, to Brooks, to Tiger, Bryson, and everything in between - plus the obligatory Ryder Cup implications and a look ahead to 2020. We also take a ton of listener questions, and think back on how much things have changed in golf in the last five years.
The 2019 Presidents Cup delivered an unexpected explosion of content as the US came from behind during Sunday's singles matches to win the cup 16-14 over a feisty International squad. In addition to the breakdown of the matches, Royal Melbourne,TV coverage, and Tiger's 3-0 performance as playing captain we do our best to recap Patrick Reed's interactions with the crowd, Reed's caddie getting suspended for an altercation with a fan, the Tour's response to the entire Reed drama and much more.
The mega episode! We recorded a full Presidents Cup preview last week, but recorded an extra (emergency) portion regarding Patrick Reed's rules incident at the Hero World Challenge. We discuss how the PGA Tour reacted to it, whether or not the "cheat" word applies, and everything else around a really sticky situation. We then gauge our excitement for the Presidents Cup (23:00), go through some trivia, and answer listener questions. Lastly, we chat with Royal Melbourne member Matthew Mollica (1:21:00) to discuss the historic course and what to expect from it this week.
We've all seen Top 100 lists. We've all dreamed of playing them all. Simon Holt has actually done, and he's here to tell us about traveling to the ends of the Earth to become the first Brit to play the Top 100 golf courses in the world. He explains to us how he got on all of the courses, his personal rankings, how the Golf Magazine Top 100 comes together, courses he believe should be on the list, and a ton more.
Harry Higgs joins us to discuss his rookie year on the PGA Tour, competing for the title in Bermuda, and his fast rise from the PGA Tour LatinoAmerica to the big leagues. He discusses what changed in his game, swing feels, making fake grudges against players to motivate himself, and so much more. Harry is gonna be an extremely popular player on tour.
From the deepest depths of the wilderness, to getting into Korn Ferry Finals, to earning a Tour card, to winning on the PGA Tour, and winning AGAIN on the PGA Tour, Brendon Todd breaks down the ups and downs of his last five years. From developing a severe yip, hitting it off the planet, nearly getting into the pizza business, and everything he did to figure it out, this one is a wild ride. His perspective on this is incredible, and we're super appreciative of his time and willingness to get it all on record. The outcome is one of my favorite episodes we've ever done.
Billy Andrade joins to chat about transitioning out of golf, into media, and back into golf on the Champions Tour, staying at Larry David's house, the dramatic first meeting he had with Joe Pesci, and a ton more. We thoroughly enjoyed this run of conversations with some of the most interesting guys on the PGA Tour Champions, and look forward to doing many more of these in the future.
Paul Goydos and Kevin Sutherland join the pod to discuss their transitions from the PGA Tour to competing on the Champions Tour, shooting 59 in a competitive round, course setups, getting fined and a wide variety of other topics.
Monty joins the podcast to talk about life on the Champions Tour, his relationship with the US and how that has evolved over the years, dealing with hecklers, regrets he has in how he had done things in the past, and a lot more.
(Best) friend of the pod Kevin Van Valkenburg from ESPN joins to chat about some offseason stuff, including five things we want to see happen in 2020, three things we each wish we never said, Tiger's win at the Zozo, and some excellent listener questions. Thanks as always to KVV for the time, this was a fun one.
The Cat has eternal life. Tiger Woods wins the inaugural Zozo Championship over Hideki Matsuyama, and Soly and DJ discuss his path to 82 wins, their favorite wins in that time period, the Kush, Bubba's crazy drive, the Skins Game, and a bunch more from the Zozo. We also discuss the news coming out of CBS and what that means for the future of golf on TV.
Brad Faxon joins to talk about working with Rory McIlroy on his putting, his playing career, what makes a great putter, and a hell of a lot more discussion on putting. We also discuss his love of golf course architecture, the Ryder Cup, broadcasting, and so much more. We barely scratched the surface with this one, and we look forward to having him back in the future.
Bill Coore joins us to discuss how he got into the golf course design business, what intrigued him about Pete Dye, centerline bunkers, width, Sand Hills, Bandon Trails, Pinehurst No. 2, Old Town Club, and many other courses. We also went into detail on the reaction to Trinity Forest, how it has played differently than it was designed to play, designing courses for professionals, and a lot more. Bill was extremely gracious with his time, and we hope to have him back again soon.
In Part II of his England debrief, Soly breaks down the Heathland courses he played on his trip to England (Holinwell, Walton Heath, Sunningdale, Berkshire, and St. George's Hill). He talks about his newfound appreciation for heathland golf, what makes each of these courses special, some of the best holes, the English golf vibe, and a lot more. Thanks to everyone who sent in questions and feedback on the trip.
Part I of my England debrief goes deep into the links courses played on this trip (Royal Lytham, Royal Birkdale, West Lancashire, Formby, Formby Ladies, Hillside, & Southport & Ainsdale). We talk cost, the highs and lows of these courses, what makes each one special, and England golf in general. This was a dream trip to a very special part of the golf world, and can't wait to make it back to the region. Stay tuned for Part II which will include the Heathland courses played on the trip.
We might be a year out from the 2020 Ryder Cup, but Soly and DJ are in a Ryder Cup mood after road tripping around the midwest and visiting the last three Ryder Cup venues, as well as Whistling Straits, the site of the 2020 event. We chat about our first impressions of Steve Stricker and Padraig Harrington, and you'll hear the best clips from the press conference within this episode. A lot more content to come from this road trip, but we had a blast hashing out some thoughts on golf's greatest event.
Cameron Champ wins his second PGA Tour title at the Safeway. Soly and DJ Pie discuss his game, how it translates to the PGA Tour, the crazy story of his grandfather, the marketing behind him, and a lot more. We also discuss Bryson's comments, the driver testing findings, Rory's comments at the Dunhill, and the Kris Ventura incident. Lastly, Soly sits down with 17-year-old Akshay Bhatia (45:38 mark) to discuss his transition into professional golf, what his first few PGA Tour events have been like, George Gankas, getting a driver's license, and a lot more.
Jim Wagner has been the lead associate with the Hanse Golf Design company for decades, and he joined us live from the Pinehurst Brewery to discuss his career, trends in golf course design, renovation vs. restoration, their work at Pinehurst, and a lot more. Jim is a great story teller and entertainer, and there are many, many laughs in this one. Thanks a ton to Jim for making the trip down, and to Pinehurst for helping us host a terrific event.
JT is back to discuss his 2019 year, the new Tour Championship format, what $15 million means to him, how many PGA Tour wins he would trade for a major, his spat with the USGA, the drama around the Ryder Cup pairings, the upcoming Presidents Cup, and a ton more. This one was a lot of fun, and JT doesn't shy away from any of the topics.
Team Europe wins the Solheim Cup in Scotland, and we discuss Suzann Pettersen insanely clutch putt (and immediate retirement), the Korda sisters, Lexi Thompson, Georgia Hall, and everything else from the week. We also discuss Danielle Kang's comments, the overreaction, team events, Joaquin Niemann's win at the Greenbrier, Kevin Chappell's insane route to a T47, and some listener questions.
Recorded earlier this year at the KPMG Women's PGA, here is our interview with Mel Reid. She tells about her experience coming out as gay, the tragic death of her mom, golf in England, the Solheim Cup, snowboarding, and a lot more. Mel is a great hang and an easy player to root for. Thanks for the time!
Part II of our Ireland Trip includes Tralee, Carne, County Sligo (Rosses Point), and Enniscrone. We make our way north and play Arnold Palmer's gem, then head much further north to get off the beaten track and tack advantage of some tremendous treks across Sligo. The dunes in this leg of the trip were some of the biggest we've ever seen, and the day we got at Carne was truly memorable. Thanks to everyone for tuning in, stay tuned for Season 4 of Tourist Sauce, coming soon!
After much delay, Part I of our Ireland Recap is finally here. Doonbeg, Lahinch, Adare Manor, Ballybunion, Waterville, and Dooks make up this episode, and we break down what we loved and didn't love about each place. Tourist Sauce Season 4 will be out later this month, and look for part II of this podcast on Tuesday night.
In our first ever LIVE podcast from the NLU Summit, Tom Doak and Eric Iverson join us to discuss CommonGround golf course, and their work from around the world. We discuss what makes a great golf hole, how to make golf architecture more accessible, public golf courses, working with Brooks Koepka at Memorial Park in Houston, and so much more. We could have spent a lot more time with these guys, and hopefully will have them back soon.
Rory McIlroy wins the $15 million prize, and we discuss money in golf, the new format, whether or not it worked, and everything else from the Tour Championship. Also, are golfers underpaid? We talk about how money gets distributed in golf, and struggling as to whether or not we should care. We also talk Korn Ferry Finals, and debrief our first event, The Summit at CommonGround in Colorado.
Scott Harrington is headed to the PGA Tour for the first time after 16 years in professional golf. We go through the ups and downs of mini tours, the Nationwide/Web.com/Korn Ferry Tour, all the way to the final putt in Portland that sent him to the big leagues. He also goes into great detail on his wife's brutal struggle with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and how players from the Web.com Tour gathered together to support the Harrington family. If you're looking for new guys to root for on the PGA Tour, 38-year old rookie Scott Harrington is your guy.
Justin Thomas rolls to victory in Chicago, and we discuss what that means going into the Tour Championship, the new format, and just how nuts the cash situation is this week. We also discuss the U.S. Am at Pinehurst, the Korn Ferry Finals, Adam Scott and Tiger Woods' comments this week about equipment and course setup, and a lot more. Brooke Henderson joins the show on the back half (46:10) to discuss the defense of her CP Women's Open title this week in Canada, how she was able to find so much success at such a young age, and what it's like to carry the torch for Canadian women's golf. Thanks a ton to Brooke for the time.
We took a trip up to Cabot Links this summer for our annual board meeting and a few rounds of golf. We talk about the backstory behind one of the world's great golf destination, what we thought of Cabot Links, Cabot Cliffs, the accommodation, how we'd split ten rounds between the two courses.
Bryson set golf twitter ablaze this weekend, and we discuss his slow play video, his reaction, the confrontation with Koepka, solutions to slow play, and the Tour announcing they're re-examining their policy. We also discuss the drama on the Korn Ferry Tour, the U.S. Women's Am, and a lot more.
Friend of the program Zac Blair is back to discuss his win this week on the Korn Ferry Tour and everything that's gone into regaining his PGA Tour card. The past two years have been a struggle for Zac after finishing No. 126 on the FedExCup points list in 2017 and bouncing between the PGA Tour and the Korn Ferry Tour. He talks about some of the low points and how a change in mentality helped him regain perspective and secure his spot on the PGA Tour for the 2019-2020 season.
Jeff Neubarth joins us to talk about producing golf for FOX, some details on the production of "The Match," drones in golf, contracts, and basically everything you need to know about why golf is the way it is on television. Jeff also touches on why things are likely to change in the near future, hints at future iterations of "The Match," and so much more. I learned a lot in this process, and I'm sure you will as well.
You guys wanted gambling stories. This guy's got 'em. Poker legend Daniel Negreanu joins us to talk about his poker career, life in Vegas, and most importantly, golf gambling stories. A lot of pro golfers are hesitant to spill the details on betting on the course, but Daniel is not. He talks about losing millions to Phil Ivey, betting over $500K that he could break 80, golf lessons, and the Vegas golf scene in great detail. This was a fun change of pace, and thanks to Daniel for the time.
Brooks Koepka wins the WGC in Memphis. We discuss our feelings around this event, Rory, Memphis, and WGC's in general. We also discuss Morikawa's win at the Barracuda, and our week on site and one of golf's most unique events. We mix in some listener voicemails, and discuss the upcoming Playoffs as well. Thanks for tuning in.
Tim Herron and Jason Bohn join to talk about PGA Tour life into their late 40's, their excitement for the Champions Tour, and their Tuesday games. Jason tells some incredible stories regarding his million dollar ace, telling the crowd at TPC Scottsdale to SUCK IT, and a ton more. Tim talks about his Lumpy nickname, playing with Tiger, how tour life has changed, and so much more. This is legitimately one of our favorite interviews of all time. Thanks so much to both guys for the time.
Shane Lowry wins the UK British Open by 6 shots at Royal Portrush. We discuss his victory lap, poise down the stretch, winning in Northern Ireland, Portrush, Rory's run at the cut, G-Mac, and a ton more. We also discuss the Xander Schauffele incident, the Kyle Stanley kerfuffle, we recap major season, and everything else from one of the most fun weeks in golf.
Eamon Lynch joins the podcast to talk about his upbringing in Northern Ireland, perspective on The Troubles, Northern Ireland today, what this championship means to the area, Royal Portrush, the new holes, and a ton more in advance of the 2019 U.K. British Open Championship, Presented by Her Majesty The Queen.
Scott Van Pelt is back to talk about the 2019 U.K. British Open Championship (presented by Her Majesty), and he shares his favorite memories from covering the event for many years with ESPN, Royal Portrush, viewing traditions, Tom Watson, Ben Curtis, Muirfield in 2002, Muirfield in 2013, Tiger at St. Andrews, Koepka at St. Andrews, and a ton more.
Matt Wolff wins the 3M with an eagle on the 18th, edging Bryson Dechambeau and Colin Morikawa. We talk about everything from Minnesota, the Presidents Cup team, Jon Rahm winning the Irish Open at Lahinch, WGC's in Ireland, and a ton more.
University of Oregon Head Golf Coach Casey Martin joins to discuss his playing career, his lawsuit with the PGA Tour, transitioning into coaching, winning a national championship, Aaron Wise, Norman Xiong, recruiting, and all that goes into being a college golf coach.
We discuss a busy week in golf, including the Rocket Mortgage Classic, Nate Lashley, Doc Redman, Cam Champ, the European Tour, The Korn Ferry Tour, Steve Stricker's win at the U.S. Senior Open, S.H. Park's win on the LPGA Tour, the upcoming No Laying Up event, and a few voicemails.
Joel Dahmen joins to discuss purposeful shanks on the range, boozing on the Canadian Tour, and a bunch of other stories from his PGA Tour career. Dahmen also discusses the Sung Kang incident, testicular cancer, finishing runner up at the Wells Fargo, and a ton more. Thanks a ton to Joel for the time.
We had a blast of a week at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Soly and Randy recap Hannah Green's win, what it's like to attend an LPGA major, what listeners can learn from LPGA Players, Big Randy's first Pro-Am, Nelly Korda, Danielle Kang, Ariya Jutanugarn, and a ton more. On the back end, Lizette Salas joins to talk about her modest upbringing, and how she's carved a career out on the LPGA Tour. This was recorded before her tremendous T5 finish on Sunday. Thanks everyone for tuning in this week to our LPGA content, it was a blast to produce.
20 year old American standout Angel Yin joins the podcast to talk about LPGA life, the KPMG Women's PGA, being the longest hitter on the LPGA Tour, and a lot more. Her caddie Kris Maerke also joins to tell stories, and to reflect on what it's like to work for a long hitter like Angel.
Gary Woodland has won the 2019 U.S. Open. We discuss him flashing his stones with his 3-wood on the 14th hole, Koepka's incredible run, Pebble Beach, the setup by the USGA, Rory, Spieth, Fox, and everything else from US Open weekend.
We discuss Rory's romp at the Canadian Open, the BMW Charity Pro-Am, Pebble Beach, our picks for the U.S. Open, Koepka, Tiger, G-Mac, where Pebble ranks for us, and a ton more. Thanks to everyone that left voicemails, this was a fun one.
Shane Bacon from Fox Sports joins to discuss the 2019 U.S. Open, what will be different about Pebble, Koepka, Tiger, what tricks Fox has up its sleeve, making it through local qualifying, and his favorite holes at Pebble Beach. Thanks a ton to Shane for the time, stay tuned for another preview episode on Monday.
For season 3 of our travel series "Tourist Sauce," we ripped up the west coast in an RV and played some golf along the way. We breakdown our trip from Rustic Canyon, Ojai Valley, Sandpiper, Monterey Peninsula, Pacific Grove, Pasatiempo, Stanford, and Harding Park. We also met up with George Gankas, camped under the stars, and had a blast in some unseasonably cold weather. Stay tuned for the video version of this trip, starting June 18 on YouTube.
Jeongeun Lee6 has won the 2019 U.S. Women's Open, and we discuss how awesome Country Club of Charleston showed out on TV, Fox's commercial free coverage, Hank Haney's comments on Korean players, the USGA, the Memorial Tournament, Kuchar, Tiger, Bryson, and a ton more.
Scott Stallings joins us from Colonial where we discuss the radical transformation of his body, 10 Dr. Peppers a day, adrenal fatigue, his suspension from the PGA Tour, and a shocking statement that he received from Tim Finchem. We also discuss his involvement with youth golf in Tennessee, the lengthy PGA Tour schedule, and a lot more.
From his humble Texas upbringing to a ticker tape parade in New York City, in this special edition episode, we dive deep into the life and career of Ben Hogan. We're joined by Robert Stennett and Chip Graham of the Ben Hogan Foundation for stories on the man they call "Mr. Hogan." We also hear from former PGA Tour player Lindy Miller, who used to shag balls for Mr. Hogan, and has some legendary stories to tell about it. Thanks to everyone involved for helping us tell this story.
Brooks Koepka wins his fourth major and his second PGA Championship, and we discuss what this means, how many majors we're giving Brooks, you can possibly compare him to, and everything else from the last week. We also talk about the identity of the PGA Championship, our favorite holes to watch this week, Blimptracer, and a lot more.
ESPN's Scott Van Pelt joins to discuss how he got into golf, how Tiger Woods launched his career, his favorite Tiger stories, how Sportscenter has evolved and how it comes together these days. We also discuss the upcoming PGA Championship at Bethpage, Max Homa, dealing with haters, and how to chase your dream. Thanks a ton to Scott for the time.
We discuss last week's AT&T Byron Nelson and how Trinity Forest represented on television, as well as take listener voicemails about the upcoming 2019 PGA Championship. We talk Spieth, Koepka, Tiger, Bethpage, the PGA in May, what to expect from coverage, and a lot more.
Mike Keiser has helped usher in a new era of golf in the United States, and in other remote places around the world. He joins the podcast to talk about the incredible story of Bandon Dunes, finding his architects, what courses inspired him, what he thinks are important to a golf experience, and a lot more. We're also thrilled to announce our partnership with Charles Schwab, and highly recommend checking out their feature on Mike Keiser and other "Challengers." Seriously, check these videos out: http://content.schwab.com/web/retail/public/corporatesponsorships/index.html
NLU pod favorite Max Homa joins to recap his win the previous day at the Wells Fargo Championship. He breaks down how nervous he was, what he did during the rain delay, and reflects on the winding road that lead him to this victory. Thanks a ton to Max for taking time out of the celebration to share some thoughts, and a sincere congrats from all of NLU nation.
The winner of the 2019 Desert Classic, Adam Long joins the podcast to talk about his rise through the lower levels of professional golf, to lifting a trophy on golf's biggest stage. This episode was recorded during the 2019 Players, and we break down Adam's thought process on the 72nd hole, the incredible shot he hit to pull off the win, and the putt to clinch it. Thanks a ton to Adam for the time!
Getty Sports photographer David Cannon joins us to talk about his legendary career in golf covering the game from Jack, to Seve, to Tiger, and into the latest era in golf. We talk about some of his iconic images, how much photography has changed over the year, what golf experiences he holds near and dear, and some photography tips for amateurs as well. Thanks a ton to David for the time!
One episode on the 2019 Masters was not enough. Kevin Van Valkenburg from ESPN joins to share his perspectives on one of the most historic weekends of golf in the history of the game. We talk about what it meant for him as a parent to see Tiger win in front of his kids, all he's been through to this point, and a ton more from his incredible comeback story. And of course, Gary Player makes an appearance. Thanks a ton to Kevin for the time as always.
Tiger Woods has won the 2019 Masters, and I can't believe that is a sentence that I'm typing. The guys try to come to terms with the new world and put his 15th major into context. We discuss where this puts him in pursuit of Jack's record, the guys he beat, the fashion, and all of the hilarity from the best week in golf.
The best week in golf is here, and we break down the Masters by going through the odds, making our picks, making our picks on who WON’T win, our favorite and least favorite Masters traditions,... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 207: Masters Preview appeared first on No Laying Up.
Ahead of next week’s Masters, we sat down with Jordan Spieth to talk about what’s gone wrong in his golf game, how he’s addressed it, and where it stands heading into the year’s first major.... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 206: Jordan Spieth appeared first on No Laying Up.
We break down a busy week in golf, from the Dell Technologies Match Play, Kisner’s triumph, formats, Tiger/Rory, the Sergio/Kuchar feud, and a lot more. We take voicemails from listeners on topics such as PGA... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 205: WGC-Match Play Recap appeared first on No Laying Up.
Steve Elkington swings by the Killhouse to tell some stories from his career on tour. Subjects include the Big Cat, how he came up with that nickname, Bubba Watson, Phil, Monty, the ’95 PGA, the... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 204: Steve Elkington appeared first on No Laying Up.
Matthew Wolff has won five of the seven collegiate events he’s played in this year, and has an outside chance at getting to the NCAA record of 8. We talked about his unique move on... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 203: Matthew Wolff appeared first on No Laying Up.
Eddie Pepperell joins the podcast for the second time to discuss how much his career has changed since his last appearance, winning two European Tour events, swing thoughts, golf on television, his perspective on money... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 202: Eddie Pepperell appeared first on No Laying Up.
Rory McIlroy had returned from the dead and won the 2019 Players Championship. As usual, we take some listener voicemail questions and discuss Rory breaking through, what we thought of the move to March, Eddie... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 201: Players Championship Wrap & Kiradech Aphibarnrat appeared first on No Laying Up.
Formerly of the Golf Channel, and now of the 15th Club, Justin Ray joins to discuss how he initially got a job with ESPN, how that got him into golf, and how he ended up... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 200: Justin Ray appeared first on No Laying Up.
Bonus Ep! We got a chance to spend a few minutes with Francesco Molinari shortly after his win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. We chatted with him about the final round 64, getting in the... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 199: Francesco Molinari (BONUS EPISODE) appeared first on No Laying Up.
ESPN’s Kevin Van Valkenburg joins to discuss Francesco Molinari’s victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Rory’s final round struggles, Tiger’s absence, Players Championship hype, theme music, 5th major talk, and a lot more. And of... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 198: Bay Hill Recap w/ Kevin Van Valkenburg appeared first on No Laying Up.
From gambling stories with Michael Jordan at the Bears Club, to the five year process of being diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, all the way to holistic treatment in Nepal, this podcast with Morgan Hoffman is... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 197: Morgan Hoffmann appeared first on No Laying Up.
Keith Mitchell has won the 2019 Honda Classic, and we recap his back-nine run, the charges made by Koepka and Rickie down the stretch, Vijay almost winning a tour event at 56 years old, the... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 196: Honda Classic Recap appeared first on No Laying Up.
Dustin Johnson ran away with the WGC-Mexico Championship, and we discuss what a realistic career win total looks like for DJ, Rory’s runner-up finish, Spieth’s putting, Tiger’s week, Bryson’s antics, NBC, Chapultepec, the backstopping incident on... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 195: WGC-Mexico Wrap appeared first on No Laying Up.
JB Holmes very slowly marched his way to victory at the Genesis Open. We discuss slow play, whether it will ever be addressed and many other topics from the weekend. We breakdown the broadcast, finally... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 194: Genesis Open Recap appeared first on No Laying Up.
We change things up a bit this week, as we do a deep-ish dive into Michelle’s career, along with about 25 minutes of interview with her. We provide some context to the ups and downs,... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 193: Michelle Wie appeared first on No Laying Up.
Hank Lebioda joins the podcast to bask in the glory of his Wolf Hammer win on Wild World of Golf, talk about his amazing battle with Crohn’s disease, his path through the Canadian and Latino... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 192: Hank Lebioda appeared first on No Laying Up.
Rickie Fowler has won the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and Big Randy is here to lick his wounds. We break down Rick’s collapse and rebound, the rules controversy, and everything else from the desert. We... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 191: Waste Management & Saudi Arabia Wrap appeared first on No Laying Up.
Justin Rose has won the 2019 Farmers Insurance Open, and we recap the world number one adding another trophy to the case. The gang also discusses Bryson’s win in Dubai, the European Tour heading to... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 190: Farmers Insurance Open Recap (& Bryson wins in Dubai) appeared first on No Laying Up.
Annika Sörenstam joins the podcast to talk about her remarkable LPGA career, reaching the pinnacle of the game, winning major championships, playing on the PGA Tour, retirement, and her life after golf. We try our... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 189: Annika Sörenstam appeared first on No Laying Up.
Soly, DJ, and Big Randy recap Matt Kuchar’s win at the Sony Open, but spend the majority of the time breaking down the bizarre story that surfaced this weekend regarding the drama around Kuchar’s caddie... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 188: Sony Open Recap appeared first on No Laying Up.
We got the chance to chat with Sergio Garcia at the Callaway launch event, and discussed his comments at the 2012 Masters, winning his first green jacket, all the changes he’s gone through in the... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 187: Sergio Garcia (& Sentry TOC Recap) appeared first on No Laying Up.
After enjoying a nice layoff, we’re back and pumped to fire it up again for 2019. We start the podcast off with some obscure trivia about the 2018 season, discuss Rory and Spieth, some upcoming... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 186: 2018 Trivia, Resolutions, New Rules, and Mailbag Questions appeared first on No Laying Up.
In Part II of our highlights episode, we have the best stories from Bones, Joe Buck, Mike Whan, Danielle Kang, Lydia Ko, Jessica Korda, Maverick McNealy, Julian Suri, Curtis Strange, Paul Azinger, Mark Broadie, and... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 185: 2018 Highlights (Part II) appeared first on No Laying Up.
In the closing episodes of 2019, we gathered up some of the best moments from the top interviews of the years. Get ready to laugh, be inspired, learn, and reminisce on a very fun year.... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 184: 2018 Highlights Show, Part I appeared first on No Laying Up.
At the Callaway ad shoot, we got a chance to chat with Adam Hadwin and Dylan Meyer about a myriad of topics. Up first is Adam, where we discuss his 59, how he approached the... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 183: Adam Hadwin and Dylan Meyer appeared first on No Laying Up.
In Part II of our conversation with Brandel Chamblee, we discuss what needs to be done with technology, what kind of golf is rewarded on the PGA Tour, the correlation to driving distance and success... The post NLU Podcast, Episode 182: Brandel Chamblee (Part II) appeared first on No Laying Up.