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Episode 94: TGH 94: The History of AW Tillinghast Part 1

This is Part 1 of a series of podcasts dedicated to the History of AW Tillinghast. In our first installment we dive into Tilly’s early years, his golf career, we explore a theory that he might have been bi-polar and end this first show his break out golf design that helped catapult his career.

We are joined by Tillinghast historian and author, Phil Young.

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Blind Shots Podcast Season 4 Episode 10 – Americans in the MidSouth at Sewanee

This episode is another installment of the Americans in the MidSouth episode. This time, Fred and I share memories and platitudes of the Course at Sewanee, located on the campus of Sewanee: The University of the South,

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Blind Shots Podcast Season 4 Episode 9 – Kieran Clark, the Open Championship comes home to St. Andrews

Kieran Clark, the Digital & Social editor at Golf Shake, lives in St. Andrews, Scotland, which gave him a unique experience when the 150th Open Championship was played there on the Old Course this summer.  He gets to the essence of what make the Home o…

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Episode 18: Exploring the development of Golf in Ireland with Professor Paul Rouse

Paul Rouse joins us for an introduction to the development of the game of golf in Ireland – despite rumours to the contrary golf was not invented in Ireland – we explore some major influences including empire, the industrial revolution, the great war, the irish civil war, irish independence and partition, the changing nature of golf club memberships, the celtic tiger and what the future of Irish golf might look like.

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Blind Shots Podcast Season 4 Episode 8 – Americans in Scotland, Revisited

Three years ago, Matt, Fred and I embarked on a journey to the Home of Golf. That trip, those places, that golf, that Scotland, it changed us forever. So much has changed since the fall of 2019, so on this third anniversary of the trip,

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Episode 93: TGH 93: A Golf Historian’s Scavenger Hunt Part 2

In our second episode of “A Golf Historian’s Scavenger Hunt we explore the course that changed golf in America and the ruins of America’s Home of Golf, then we dive into the most famous golf match perhaps in golf history and then end with the location of a match that may have determined where golf was born!

A great show made even better by the music that matches the eras:
Story #1: Scott Joplin playing Pineapple Rag in 1908
Story #2: Theme song to the movie, Caddyshack, “I’m Alright” by Kenny Loggins
Story #3: John Helmich Roman’s, “Drottingholmsmusiken” written in 1744

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Episode 17: Matt Mollica on Oz Golf, Rollback and a L1V Soliloquoy

Matt Mollica from the Australian Golf Passport Podcast joins us to chat about inbound golf travel to Australia, we explore technology rollback and its’ importance for golfs future, a smidgeon on L1V and why Metropolitan Golf Club reminds Scott Warren of Liam Hemsworth.

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Episode 92: TGH 92: The History of Ralph Guldahl

Ralph Guldahl for a period of 4 to 5 years was the greatest golfer on the planet – even outshining his more famous peers Ben Hogan, Sam Snead and Byron Nelson. Today on the podcast, with an assist from Warren Rogan, host of Sports Forgotten Heroes and his guest, Dr Tony Parker we share the story of the forgotten great…Ralph Guldahl.

If you like this story and just love sports, Warren Rogan’s show, Sports Forgotten Heroes may be the show for you. Check it out and thank me later.

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