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Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 7, ft. Bobby Weed

Few people in the golf design business knew Pete Dye better than Bobby Weed, who first interned for his mentor in the 1970s. Weed comes into the Salon with Derek Duncan and Jim Urbina to share his thoughts on how Dye continues to influence him,

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Ep 33: John Huggan talks Rory, Aus Open and more

Respected golf writer John Huggan joins Episode 33 to talk all things golf including: his recent podcast interview with Rory McIlroy that went viral; the ‘Hitler’ v ‘Stalin’ choice potentially facing the European Tour; the future of the Australian Open; gender politics in golf and so much more.

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Episode 39: TG History 39: The Golf Heritage Society

Episode 39: Interview with Dr. Bern Bernacki, the President of the Golf Heritage Society on its 50th Anniversary. The Golf Heritage Society works with historians, artists and collectors to build the collective knowldge of golf’s grand history.

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Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 6, ft. Gil Hanse

In this volume of the Salon, architect Gil Hanse sits with Derek Duncan and Jim Urbina to discuss how he and design partner Jim Wagner build golf courses. They talk about the sanctity of being on machinery,

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Blind Shots Podcast Short Game Session 6 – Story Time with Uncle Dave

My friend Rod Morri always laments that the best of conversations occur and the best stories are told “off-air,” once the recordings are finished. He’s right. So today, with Short Game Session #6, I’m bringing you one of my favorite golf trip stories,

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The Thing About Golf #18: Tony Johnstone

In his playing days, Tony Johnstone was as much renowned for his on course temper as he was his brilliant short game. Today, he’s one of the most recognised voices in the commentary box. In this conversation with host Rod Morri, the gregarious Johnstone talks with some embarrassment about those antics, his second career in television and the multiple sclerosis diagnosis in 2003 that saw him chosen for a drug trial which has seen him symptom free for nearly two decades. Johnstone is at his story telling best here as he reveals why he loves golf, bird-watching and why he reckons Greg Norman is a pussy.

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Ep 32: Spirit of St Andrews Revisited

Episode 32…the one that got away. We recorded a fabulous chat with former Touring Professional Ewan Porter this week and covered everything from the demons within that drive golfers to distraction to innovative formats and the future of the professional game in Australia. Sadly, nobody will get to hear that because of what we are referring to as a technical glitch (also known as oops….lost the recording!) We will have Ewan back in the next week or two but in the meantime we’ve delved into the archives to re-post one of our most popular episodes ever, The Book Club breakdown of Spirit of St Andrews with Mike Clayton. If you’ve never heard it you must and if you have you must again. Enjoy.

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Blind Shots Podcast Episode 9 – Ethan Fisher of Golf House KY on the EKU PGA Management Program

Welcome to Episode 9 – This is a conversation with Ethan Fisher of Golf House Kentucky on his experience in the PGA Management Program at Eastern Kentucky University. We discuss this academic program, one specifically designed to prepare students for a…

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Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 5, ft. Mike DeVries

Architect Mike DeVries steps into the Salon with Jim Urbina and Derek Duncan to discuss arguably the granddaddy of all design topics, routing. The long and winding conversation touches on the exposures of Cape Wickham,

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