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Ep 164: Media Matters with Alan Sunderland

Information might be the most important commodity in the world. How it is produced and consumed has an impact on the way we think and view issues. This is as true in golf as it is in the broader community and former ABC Editorial Director Alan Sunderland joins Ep 164 of the pod to talk journalism, the media and navigating the modern information super highway.

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Episode 111: TGH 111: The History of LIV Golf

The History of LIV Golf shares the early history of this rebel golf tour that whether you like it or hate it has changed the professional game of golf. We are joined on the podcast by journalist and author, Alan Shipnuck to discuss his new book, “LIV and Let Die.”

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Episode 32: Dutch Golf Docupod Ep #3 – Serendipity of Early Golf – Part 1

Robin Bargmann joins us for the first instalment of an exploration of early golf. The historical influences that have been forgotten through time and the pollination across borders of people, language, games and culture that influenced the modern game of golf.

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Ep 163: Moore Park From the Inside

There’s been lots of chatter about the closure of nine holes at Moore Park but how is the news being received internally? Club board member and multiple Club Champion Lucy Quilliam joins us in studio to discuss recent happenings at Sydney’s busiest public golf course.

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SOG 129: The Politics of Public Golf with Dan Andrews

Public golf facilities around the world are under pressure as a recent announcement to shut down half of Moore Park in Sydney, one of the nation’s busiest public courses, proves. So what are the politics of public golf in a world where cities face increasing housing pressure? Former Victorian Premier and avid golfer Dan Andrews joins the pod to discuss how golf can better make its case in the debate over how we use our public space.

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Ep 162: Golf By Numbers: What the Game Gives Back To Communities

Golfers know it in their hearts but now a comprehensive report has confirmed what the game contributes to societies – in ways beyond just monetary – thanks to The Australian Golf Industry Council. Council head Karen Lunn joins the pod to talk about the why and how of the report which was presented at Parliament House in Canberra earlier this week.

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Episode 110: TGH 110: The Rise & Demise of the Ben Hogan Company, Part 3

The third and final episode of the Rise and Demise of the Ben Hogan Golf Company. John Barba of MyGolfSpy joins us once again to tell the final chapter of this iconic brand, but unlike our other Rise and Demise stories, this brand may yet rise again!

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SOG 128: Digging Deeper on Saudi Arabia with Dr Joshua Ralston

LIV Golf has brought Saudi Arabia into sharp focus for golf and golfers but how much do we really know about the Kingdom and how it works? Dr Joshua Ralston from the Edinburgh University School of Divinity joins the pod to discuss some of the big, ethical questions facing golf.

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Ep 161: The Always interesting Meghan Maclaren

When you want try to get a handle on the big, complex issues in golf you turn to Meghan Maclaren. LET player, blogger and all round thoughtful type, an hour in Meg’s company is never anything but educational and entertaining. Enjoy.

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