Golf

Episode 85: TGH 85: A Golf Historian’s Guide to St Andrews Part 1

We welcome back St Andrews Golf Historian, Roger McStravick to TalkinGolf History to give our listeners a walking tour of the Auld Grey Toon that will be hosting the 150th playing of the Open Championship.

A very special thanks to Monty Python and the Holy Grail for adding some much needed humor to the podcast.

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Ep 111: Linn Grant and LIV Golf

In the big picture, the most important thing to happen in golf last week was Linn Grant winning the Scandinavian Mixed event. We at least talked about that a bit before getting completely derailed – like everybody else – by LIV Golf and the turmoil at the top of the men’s professional game.

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Ep 111: Linn Grant and LIV

In the big picture, the most important thing to happen in golf last week was Linn Grant winning the Scandinavian Mixed event. We at least talked about that a bit before getting completely derailed – like everybody else – by LIV Golf and the turmoil at the top of the men’s professional game.

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Ep 110: Minjee and Mickelson with John Huggan

Hardly a dull week in the world of golf so, unusually for us, we’ve turned our attention to the pay for play ranks with special guest John Huggan joining form London as he prepares to cover the first LIV Golf event at the Centurion Club.

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Ep 109: Northcote with Bill Jennings

There was movement at Darebin City Council last week regarding the ongoing use of Northcote golf course and Northcote Community and Golf Hub spokesman Bill Jennings returns to fill in the details of what unfolded.

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Episode 83: TGH 83: The Caucasian Clause

This is the story of how the PGA of America’s Caucasian Clause came to be and how it was banished in 1961, and how three men fought back against professional sports only racist bylaw.

This podcast tells the stories of triumph and misery which take place from 1896 to 1962.

A special thanks to our musicians
Matty Cupelli – “Touch”
Music Fellows – “Dream”
MRTN – “Searching”
MRTN – “Fragile”
Three amazing artists and four amazing songs which help us tell this story.

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Episode 82: TGH 82: An Author’s Journey with Stephen Proctor

A fabulous interview with the man St Andrews’ Golf Historian, Roger McStravick once called, “the Bernard Darwin of our times,”

My friend, golf historian and author, Stephen Proctor joins the show to talk about his new book, “The Long and Golden Afternoon,” how the book connects his previous book, “Monarch of the Green” and in the process he shares his own golf history and a preview of his upcoming sabbatical walking in the footsteps of Old Tom Morris.

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Ep 108: Dr Hannah Brown

Does golf do enough to be inclusive (and what does that even mean)? And if the answer is no, is that a dumb business decision as much as anything else? What are the up sides of diversity and how do people within the game go about making it happen? Lots and lots of questions and some fascinating and intelligent answers when Dr Hannah Brown joins the Good Good golf podcast.

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Ep 107: Nick O’Hern’s Play Your Best Golf

We almost never do anything instruction related in this pod but for one of Australia’s best players and nicest guys we made an exception as we welcome Nick O’Hern to talk about his new book Play Your Best Golf. Worth a listen and re-listen, this interview and the book are both filled with nuggets that are all but guaranteed to help your game.

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