Month: July 2019

The Course Reports – WGC Fed Ex St. Jude Invitational from TPC Southwind

Episode 15 features a great interview with Nick Bisanz, Director of Golf Course Maintenance Operations at TPC Southwind, hosts of the WGC Fed Ex St. Jude Invitational.  Nick provides excellent insight into their tournament conditioning, multiple turf species and varieties, key holes, and more!

SOG Ep 097: The Open Washup And Is Something Happening With The Ball?

The success of Royal Portrush, Xander Schauffele and the driver controversy, are the authorities planning to do something about the ball in the autumn and why you can’t say anything bad about Memphis. All that and more in episode 97 of State of the Game.

Episode 53: Eric Iverson

Eric Iverson has worked with Tom Doak at Renaissance Golf Design since 2001. He’s widely viewed by his peers as one of the business’s most skilled and creative shapers and construction specialists. He helped craft such instant classics like Ballyneal,

TG History 15: From The Fringe – The Stolen Major

We take the majors for granted in the modern era but things could have been much different after one of the most controversial incidents in the history of the game in 1871. This is the story of ‘The Stolen Major’.

The Course Reports – “A Quick Update with CT” Royal Portrush and More

Episode 14 is a “Quick Update” with Curtis! Grab a short listen and hear more about Royal Portrush and filming of the The Course Reports ON SITE at the home of The Open Championship 2019.   

TG History 14: Dr Tony Parker and The Open

With the 148th Open just around the corner who better to talk history than the man who was the first Curator of Golf Collections in the Special Collections Division of the University of St Andrews? Dr Tony Parker is regarded by his peers as one of the game’s foremost historians and joins the podcast to talk all things Open (with a few rabbit holes along the way).

Episode 52: Trevor Dormer

Canadian Trevor Dormer has been in the golf construction business since the early 2000’s and has become a prominent member of the industry’s talented “under-40” (for now) group of construction specialists and shapers.

The Course Reports – “Both Sides of the Pond” with Lee Strutt, MG, CGCS, MS and Matthew Wharton, CGCS, MG

Episode 13 features a Mid Summer Update from “Both Sides of the Pond” with Course Manager of The Royal Automobile Club, Lee Strutt, MG, CGCS, MS and Carolina Golf Club’s Golf Course Superintendent, Matthew Wharton, CGCS and MG.  Lee and Matthew talk with Curtis about the 2019 season while providing extensive insight into the current and future of the professions impact on the game.