Month: January 2020

Ep 27: Risk and reward

The politics of golf in Saudi Arabia (and the rest of the world), the proposed new Premier Golf League and a few tips as well…only Risk and Reward can deliver such a diverse range of issues in a single episode. Join Rod Morri and John Evans for not only the best advice on value golf betting but insightful analysis on goings on in the world of golf as well.

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Ep 101: The Premier Golf League Bombshell

Not for the first time a World Golf Tour has been proposed with the noble intention of having ‘the best play against the best more often’. Premier League Golf has been in the planning for several years and many of the world’s top players have admitted to being interested. But can the PGA Tour put a stop to it and if not what would that mean for the Tour and the rest of world golf? Join Geoff Shackelford – the journalist who broke the story – Mike Clayton and Rod Morri as they ponder the potential fallout.

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Ep 016: Golf as Business With Richard Gillis

For most of us golf is a passion but it is also big business with both the professional circuits and the amateur game generating large sums of money. Sports business expert Richard Gillis is one of the leading analysts of sport and its associated marketing and he joins episode 16 to look at some of the issues – both good and bad – confronting golf.

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Episode 28: TG History 28: History of Donald Ross Part 2

The TalkinGolf History podcast proudly presents Part 2 of the two part interview with Donald Ross expert, Bradley Klein on the “History of Donald Ross.”

This interview starts right where episode 27 stopped, diving into the history of Donald Ross and the evolution of his golf design.

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Episode 64: Kyle Hegland

As superintendent of Sand Hills Golf Club for the last 13 years, Kyle Hegland has one of the most unique jobs in golf. The world-renowned course is located in one of the most extreme environments for golf — an arid climate ripped by savage winds and br…

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Ep 26: Risk and Reward

When Tiger’s back, golf’s back and that’s exactly what we have this week as the 15-time major winner prepares to make his 2020 debut at Torrey Pines in California.
While much of the golf world’s attention will be on the cliff tops in California thanks to that it would be a mistake to ignore the European Tour and what is traditionally one of their strongest events of the year, the Dubai Desert Classic.
It’s also the first week of full field play on the LPGA in Florida so the golf lovers of the world have plenty to be excited about as January winds down.

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SOG Ep100: And they said we’d never make it…

It was exactly eight years ago today we released Episode One of ‘The golf podcast that talks about stuff that matters’ and 100 shows later has anything really changed in the game? The answer – as always – is both yes and no. There are dozens more golf podcast to choose from and a movement of apparently ‘fan media’ but the ball still goes too far, lots of players still don’t ‘get it’ and Mike Clayton is still – despite what Mguel Angel Jimenez might say – the most interesting man in golf (as well as being among its greatest contributors). Episode 100 is not a look back show but if you’re in the market for an interesting experiment head to the back catalogue and have a listen to that first episode and you’ll hear many of the same themes resonate in the game in 2020.

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Ep 015: Course Architect Harley Kruse

Sydney based golf course architect Harley Kruse comes into the studio for episode 15 to talk all things course design, technology and the future of golf.

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