Month: December 2021

Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 19: Bunkers ft. Ron Whitten

The topic is bunkers: should they be placed scientifically or randomly? Should there be more or less, or any at all? Has the naturalistic look become ubiquitous and overused? What about proper bunker depth? Are liners a waste of money?

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118: Is The Sandbelt Invitational the Future of Golf?

It was the most intriguing tournament of the year on multiple fronts but does the Sandbelt Invitational have a future? Tournament Director and State of the Game co-host Mike Clayton joins Geoff Shackelford and Rod Morri for an in depth and behind the scenes look at the event that had golf nerds the world over salivating.

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Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 12 – Americans in Pinehurst Roundtable – Southern Pines, Revisited

In this installment of The Americans in Pinehurst Series, Matt, Fred and I discuss the new Southern Pines Golf Club experience.  In the hands of a new ownership group, which also owns nearby Pine Needles and Mid Pines golf course resorts,

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Ep 097: Harley Kruse and Blowers In The Rough

The final episode of 2021 demands a special guest and we’ve managed just that with one of our favourites here at Good-Good, course architect Harley Kruse.

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Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 10 – Brian Laurent of the Superintendent Network and Twisted Paw Putting Club

Today’s episode puts a spotlight on the turf side of the golf course industry. My guest is Brian Laurent. His journey in golf has taken him from collegiate golfer to running multiple Ohio sections of the Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of Amer…

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GG Ep 096: Northcote GC – A Blueprint for the future of public golf?

The ongoing debate about the future of Northcote Golf Course in Melbourne will likely come to an end early next year when the Darebin Council makes a decision about its future. The Northcote Community and Golf Hub group have a well thought out and comprehensive proposal to share the space between golfers and the rest of the community and spokesman Bill Jennings joins the podcast to discuss their plans.

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