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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”
Wizardtorium
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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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”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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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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Episode 57: TGH 57: Stories of the Game with Ben Wright

History is all about stories and on this episode we get right to the chase in a game I call “Name Assocition.” I simply say a name to Ben Wright and then stand back and wait to hear a wonderful story – an often a story I had never heard before.

Stories on Seve, Bobby Jones, Sam Snead, Gene Sarazen, Ken Venturi, Byron Nelson, Walter Hagen, Arnold Palmer, Dan Jenkins, Peter Allis, Sean Connery, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Ben Hogan, and Jack Nicklaus.

Some of these stories will make you laugh…others may shock you.

A note to parents: adult language is present in this podcast.

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Episode 56: TGH 56: My Friend, Ben Hogan

The TalkinGolf History podcast finishes its second season with legendary writer and broadcaster, Ben Wright who spent three decades in the towers of Augusta National broadcasting the Masters.

Mr. Wright joins us for a series of podcasts kicking off with “My Friend, Ben Hogan” where he talks about his special friendship with Ben Hogan and how he saw every single shot Ben Hogan hit to claim the 1953 Open Championship at Carnoustie.

What was it like to see Hogan at his very best?

A story about Jack Nicklaus crying at the Open.

Ben Wright hitting irons while being watched by Ben Hogan.

This is a must listen to episode…and the good news…there are at least 2 more interviews with Ben Wright coming!!!

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