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Ep 007: Phil Blackmar’s Spin On Distance

Self confessed golf tragic Phil Blackmar has spent his entire life around the game. He not only played at the highest level for more than a decade and a half, he won three times and all in an era that crossed over from Jack Nicklaus to Greg Norman to Tiger Woods. Now a commentator at Golf Channel Blackmar, like many of his contemporaries, worries about the direction the game has taken at the top level but believes he has a solution that is as intriguing as it is unique. He chats with Rod Morri on Episode 7 about all things golf (including an extremely entertaining Jack Nicklaus story!)

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Episode 59: Jeff Brauer

Jeff Brauer began his career in 1977 working for Dick Nugent and Ken Killian in Chicago and represents a vital link to a previous generation of architecture. Since opening his own design firm in Dallas in 1984,

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Episode 4: Never Miss A 3-Foot Putt Again*

* You will probably still miss one. But in Episode 4 of Tour Mentality, Nick O’Hern explains how to not sweat the small ones as you don’t sweat the long. Among other things. And Tiger Woods.

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Ep 015: Risk and Reward

Another week of golf in Asia, another Wednesday recoding but that hasn’t stopped our hard working tipster, John Evans, from coming up with some value propositions for the weekend.
There’s a $2000 tip in the women’s event this week – that’s big even by JE’s standards – and a couple of sneaky long odds players to keep your interest in the men’s game as well.

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Ep 006: What’s an Axolotl? And a Protectorate?

Derek Duncan rejoins the show for Episode Six just days after penning an intriguing essay on the golf business which attracted plenty of attention on Twitter during the week. We chat about that plus solve the rollback problem once and for all, wonder what millennial golfers want, the great Ladies Tee debate and who would win a fight between an Axolotl and a lion? And just what is a Protectorate?

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Ep 014: Risk and Reward

The big news this week is that we’ve moved to recording on a Wednesday as much of the world’s big time golf is being played in Asia meaning Thursday is too late.
That puts the time pressure squarely on the shoulders of our tipster John Evans but he isn’t one to shy away from a challenge and has come up with some excellent early selections.

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Ep 005: Racetrack Around The Golf Course?

Derek Duncan has the week off but Rollback Alliance co-founder Matt Mollica courageously steps into the breach to talk all things golf on Episode 5 of The Good Good Golf Podcast. We chat whether The Masters has as much influence as most believe, why they won’t go it alone with a tournament ball, ponder whether adding a racetrack to a suburban golf course could save it and why a video clip from a tournament almost 30 years ago went viral.

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Episode 21: TG History 21: History of Sharp Park

We live in an era of renewed appreciation for the golf course architecture that came before us. For the past decade some of the greatest golf courses in the world have undergone restoration projects to bring back the original intentions of the their architects. On Episode 21 of TalkinGolf History we focus on one project – a course that was designed by the man many consider to be the greatest golf course architect of all-time; Dr. Alister MacKenzie and his gift to the average golfer, an everyman’s course, his only public course that sits on the sea…Sharp Park. Bo Links joins the podcast to share the history of Sharp Park, how he and others saved it, and their efforts to restore it for future generations.

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