Eric Iverson has worked with Tom Doak at Renaissance Golf Design since 2001. He’s widely viewed by his peers as one of the business’s most skilled and creative shapers and construction specialists. He helped craft such instant classics like Ballyneal,
We take the majors for granted in the modern era but things could have been much different after one of the most controversial incidents in the history of the game in 1871. This is the story of ‘The Stolen Major’.
Episode 14 is a “Quick Update” with Curtis! Grab a short listen and hear more about Royal Portrush and filming of the The Course Reports ON SITE at the home of The Open Championship 2019.
With the 148th Open just around the corner who better to talk history than the man who was the first Curator of Golf Collections in the Special Collections Division of the University of St Andrews? Dr Tony Parker is regarded by his peers as one of the game’s foremost historians and joins the podcast to talk all things Open (with a few rabbit holes along the way).
Canadian Trevor Dormer has been in the golf construction business since the early 2000’s and has become a prominent member of the industry’s talented “under-40” (for now) group of construction specialists and shapers.
The Course Reports – “Both Sides of the Pond” with Lee Strutt, MG, CGCS, MS and Matthew Wharton, CGCS, MG
Episode 13 features a Mid Summer Update from “Both Sides of the Pond” with Course Manager of The Royal Automobile Club, Lee Strutt, MG, CGCS, MS and Carolina Golf Club’s Golf Course Superintendent, Matthew Wharton, CGCS and MG. Lee and Matthew talk with Curtis about the 2019 season while providing extensive insight into the current and future of the professions impact on the game.
The Course Reports – “Motor CIty Revival!” Detroit GC & The Rocket Mortgage Classic with Jake Mendoza
Episode 12 features Detroit GC Head Superintendent Jake Mendoza bringing listeners up to speed with the Motor City’s newest PGA Tour event! The greens will be fast and the atmosphere electric! Don’t miss it!
Bruce Charlton joined Robert Trent Jones II in 1981 and the two have been building courses across the globe for nearly 40 years. The firm has earned considerable acclaim for their entire body of work, but their undisputed masterpiece is Chambers Bay ne…
According to Tiger Woods only two players in history have ‘owned’ their golf swings: the great Ben Hogan and Canada’s Moe Norman. Hogan is revered internationally as one of the game’s greatest ever exponents and while Norman enjoys less celebrity, his feats of extraordinary hitting are equally legendary among golf aficionados. Moe Norman might be the most remarkable golfer that ever lived and his story is as fascinating as any of the game’s celebrated legends. On episode 13 we meet Tim O’Connor, the man who wrote the first book about Moe in 1995 and remains committed to telling Moe’s story to this day.
Episode 11 features “Past and Present” Ryder Cup Superintendents Chris Tritabaugh and Chris Zugel talking KPMG Womens PGA Championship at Hazeltine National, and all things Ryder Cup with Host Curtis Tyrrell