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Episode 83: TGH 83: The Caucasian Clause

This is the story of how the PGA of America’s Caucasian Clause came to be and how it was banished in 1961, and how three men fought back against professional sports only racist bylaw.

This podcast tells the stories of triumph and misery which take place from 1896 to 1962.

A special thanks to our musicians
Matty Cupelli – “Touch”
Music Fellows – “Dream”
MRTN – “Searching”
MRTN – “Fragile”
Three amazing artists and four amazing songs which help us tell this story.

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Episode 80: Joe Jemsek on Dick Wilson

Joe Jemsek grew up with Dick Wilson. At least figuratively. In the early 1960s, Wilson, one of golf architecture’s most interesting and possibly misunderstood figures, designed the former America’s 100 Greatest Course Cog Hill No. 4 in Chicago,

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Episode 82: TGH 82: An Author’s Journey with Stephen Proctor

A fabulous interview with the man St Andrews’ Golf Historian, Roger McStravick once called, “the Bernard Darwin of our times,”

My friend, golf historian and author, Stephen Proctor joins the show to talk about his new book, “The Long and Golden Afternoon,” how the book connects his previous book, “Monarch of the Green” and in the process he shares his own golf history and a preview of his upcoming sabbatical walking in the footsteps of Old Tom Morris.

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Ep 108: Dr Hannah Brown

Does golf do enough to be inclusive (and what does that even mean)? And if the answer is no, is that a dumb business decision as much as anything else? What are the up sides of diversity and how do people within the game go about making it happen? Lots and lots of questions and some fascinating and intelligent answers when Dr Hannah Brown joins the Good Good golf podcast.

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Ep 107: Nick O’Hern’s Play Your Best Golf

We almost never do anything instruction related in this pod but for one of Australia’s best players and nicest guys we made an exception as we welcome Nick O’Hern to talk about his new book Play Your Best Golf. Worth a listen and re-listen, this interview and the book are both filled with nuggets that are all but guaranteed to help your game.

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Episode 81: TGH 81: The History & Restoration of Cobbs Creek

I am joined by authors, historians and golf course architecture enthuisiasts, Mike Cirba and Dr. Joseph Bausch to discuss the amazing history and the future restoration of Phildephia’s first public golf course, Cobbs Creek.

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Ep 106: Pod Spotlight: Shane Derby of Firm and Fast

It’s not hard to find a golf podcast in 2022 but it can be hard to find one that is both different and good. In February this year the Firm and Fast podcast launched and has proved to be both of those things. On this week’s episode we meet founder and host, Ireland’s Shane Derby, to find out what he’s up to.

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Hannah Brown

Our guest on Tee for Two today is Hannah Brown, PhD. Hannah is a person of serious intellect, a person of reflection and a qualitative thinker on the world she sees around her. Hannah is also a fairly new golfer who speaks with relevance and authority on what a new player encounters as they enter…

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Episode 80: TGH 80: The Champion Without a Major

TalkinGolf History proudly presents Episode #80: The Champion Without a Major, which tells the story of Sam Byrd – a man who once won a World Series with Babe Ruth, a man Bobby Jones once called the “greatest driver of the golf ball he ever saw” and the only man to ever play in both the World Series and the Masters.

If that isnt good enough for you – listen in and hear the amazing story of how Babe Ruth contributed to modern day golf instruction!!!

An amazing episode with returning guest, John Fischer.

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SOG 120: Distance Insights and more

It’s happening too slowly for many but it does look like it IS happening. Geoff Shackelford and Mike Clayton join host Rod Morri to discuss the ‘under the radar’ distance announcement, TPC Sawgrass, the Saudi League and more.

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