Golf

Ep 101: The Premier Golf League Bombshell

Not for the first time a World Golf Tour has been proposed with the noble intention of having ‘the best play against the best more often’. Premier League Golf has been in the planning for several years and many of the world’s top players have admitted to being interested. But can the PGA Tour put a stop to it and if not what would that mean for the Tour and the rest of world golf? Join Geoff Shackelford – the journalist who broke the story – Mike Clayton and Rod Morri as they ponder the potential fallout.

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Episode 28: TG History 28: History of Donald Ross Part 2

The TalkinGolf History podcast proudly presents Part 2 of the two part interview with Donald Ross expert, Bradley Klein on the “History of Donald Ross.”

This interview starts right where episode 27 stopped, diving into the history of Donald Ross and the evolution of his golf design.

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Episode 64: Kyle Hegland

As superintendent of Sand Hills Golf Club for the last 13 years, Kyle Hegland has one of the most unique jobs in golf. The world-renowned course is located in one of the most extreme environments for golf — an arid climate ripped by savage winds and br…

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Ep 26: Risk and Reward

When Tiger’s back, golf’s back and that’s exactly what we have this week as the 15-time major winner prepares to make his 2020 debut at Torrey Pines in California.
While much of the golf world’s attention will be on the cliff tops in California thanks to that it would be a mistake to ignore the European Tour and what is traditionally one of their strongest events of the year, the Dubai Desert Classic.
It’s also the first week of full field play on the LPGA in Florida so the golf lovers of the world have plenty to be excited about as January winds down.

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SOG Ep100: And they said we’d never make it…

It was exactly eight years ago today we released Episode One of ‘The golf podcast that talks about stuff that matters’ and 100 shows later has anything really changed in the game? The answer – as always – is both yes and no. There are dozens more golf podcast to choose from and a movement of apparently ‘fan media’ but the ball still goes too far, lots of players still don’t ‘get it’ and Mike Clayton is still – despite what Mguel Angel Jimenez might say – the most interesting man in golf (as well as being among its greatest contributors). Episode 100 is not a look back show but if you’re in the market for an interesting experiment head to the back catalogue and have a listen to that first episode and you’ll hear many of the same themes resonate in the game in 2020.

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Ep 015: Course Architect Harley Kruse

Sydney based golf course architect Harley Kruse comes into the studio for episode 15 to talk all things course design, technology and the future of golf.

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Episode 27: TG History 27: History of Donald Ross Part 1

The History of Donald Ross, Part 1 of a 2 Part Interview with Donald Ross expert, Bradley S. Klein. In this episode, Bradley discusses the strategy, the issues and the internal tug of war of restoring a Donald Ross course, as well as some of his favorite private and publicly accessible Donald Ross courses.

There is also an insider’s look at fighting for the restoration of a brilliant Donald Ross golf hole.

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Ep 25: Risk and Reward

It’s a full book this week as the LPGA returns for 2020 with their first event of the season while the biggest names in world golf are in the Middle East for the European Tour’s Abu Dhabi Championship.

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Ep 014: Sandy Jamieson and One Club Golf

There may be no more intimidating game for a beginner than golf and perhaps no more intimidating place to try to do it than on a golf course. But one Melbourne professional has an idea to change all that and he’s our guest today on Episode 14. Sandy Jamieson operates the Oakleigh Public Golf Course in Melbourne and his One Club concept is already helping to change the face of the game there. But he hopes to make a much broader impact over time, as you’ll hear.

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Episode 26: TG History 26: The Myths of Ben Hogan

On this episode of the TalkinGolf History Podcast we dive into “The Myths of Ben Hogan” by examining the historical periodicals of the moments that shaped his legend. We are joined by Jeff Martin, the creator of the “Thinking About Golf” website who speaks at length about the myths that helped create the Legend.

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