Month: January 2021

Ep 061: Harley Kruse And The Ethics Of New Courses

Sydney based architect Harley Kruse joins hosts Rod Morri and Adrian Logue in studio for our first recording session of 2021. We cover the ethics of new course builds, sharing golf course space, the ‘hard equals good’ mindset and even a bit of Raymond Chandler. Enjoy.

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The Thing About Golf #34: Volunteer, Sue Thomson

Luckily for the game of golf there are people like Sue Thomson – one of the army of unsung heroes upon whom the game relies around the world. Sue is the junior coordinator at Perth’s Mt Lawley Golf Club, but the title hardly conveys the impact she makes. We first heard of Sue through Australia’s most recent major winner, Hannah Green. Long before she holed that extraordinary putt on the 18th green at Hazeltine, Green told host Rod Morri: “if it wasn’t for Sue Thompson, I wouldn’t even play golf.” Morri immediately wanted to meet this woman. And so he did… now you can too.

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Ep 060: Happy New Year With Meg Maclaren

Thoughtful, articulate, intelligent and talented, Meg Maclaren is everything we are not. She joins the pod to kick off the 2021 season covering a diverse range of topics, from her involvement in an academic study into her blogging to a near miss under lights in the desert. It’s entertaining and informative and hopefully sets the bar for an exciting 2021.

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Episode 58: TGH 58: The Golf Club Without a Course

Golf From The Fringe presents “The Golf Club Without a Course.”

The TalkinGolf History introduced the first ever storyline podcast in 2018, when it introduced the Golf From the Fringe series – after a year off, our latest show captures the unique story of the history of the Pittsburgh Golf Club – which includes a runaway bride, a billionaire, the US President, Queen Victoria, the battle between private and public golf, the formation of the Western PA Golf Association, the creation of Oakmont, Fox Chapel and the Pittsburgh Field Club —–all in 26 minutes of run time.

The soundtrack alone makes this podcast worth listening to, as it follows 60 years of popular music through the duration of our story’s timeline.

Sountrack includes:

Kevin MacLeod’s “Wizardtorium”
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Nabucco Va Pensiero circa 1840

Johann Strauss II, “Roses From A Southern Waltz” perfomed by the Philadelphia Orchestra circa 1880

Charles B. Ward, “The Band Played On” circa 1895

Scott Joplin, “Original Rags” circa 1899

Elizabeth Lennox, In the Gloaming” circa 1910

Kevin MacLeod, “Atlantean Twilight”
“Atlantean Twilight”
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SOG 19: Super Sized Golf With Phil Blackmar

He writes too infrequently but when Phil Blackmar puts pen to paper it is always worth reading. The former PGA Tour player turned Golf Channel analyst joins Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri on Episode 109 to talk about his most recent blog post, Golf’s Biggest Self.
You can read the post here

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Episode 73: Larry Lambrecht

Larry Lambrecht has been one of golf’s most prolific and talented photographers for over 30 years. He’s shot golf courses and tournaments, as well as Super Bowls, World Series and other major sporting events, for virtually ever major publication.

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