Golf Business

Ep 093: Seve: The People’s Champion wth Paul Daley

Melbourne based author and published Paul Daley is best known for his wonderful series of golf course architecture books but he has branched out with his soon to be released effort covering the life and career of the the great Seve Ballesteros. Daley join the pod to share some of his thinking in publishing the book as wells to recall some of the well known but always delightful great Seve stories.

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Ep 092: Homer Simpson’s CarAnd Whistling Straits

What do ironing a shirt and watching the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits have in common? Why is Homer Simpson’s car in the show notes? Is long drive interesting? All that and more on Episode 92 when Golf Australia Magazine deputy Editor Jimmy Emmanuel joins the pod.

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Ep 091: Ryder Cup, Mike Whan, PGL and more with John Huggan

How much Ryder Cup is too much Ryder Cup? Is Mike Whan the right man at the right time for the USGA job? Does the PGL have something to offer golf? And what’s to become of the Australian Open? All this and more when John Huggan joins Ep 91 of the Good-Good Golf Podcast.

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Ep 090: A chat from the archives with Leona Maguire

After a stunning week in Ohio Ireland’s Leona Maguire is the toast of golf so what better time to dig into the archives and replay this 2019 chat with her from the Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville.

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Ep 089: Emma Ballard from Women and Golf Magazine

Women and Golf Magazine Editor Emma Ballard joins the pod to talk Carnoustie, SolhiemCup, FedEx Cup, Curtis Cup, her Masters Cup and lots of other stuff on a disorganised and rambling Ep 89.

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Ep 088: Veteran Golf Writer Bill Fields joins the show

If there were world rankings for golf writers Bill Fields would’ve been inside the top 10 for each of the past 40 years. Twice an Editor of Golf World magazine and a multiple award winning journalist and author, Fields is regarded among his peers as one of the very best at his craft. In the shrinking world of print media Fields is no longer a full time staff writer and has instead branched out with his own newsletter, The Albatross.

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Ep 087: Ali Whitaker and Mike Clayton

Does it matter if men and women score differently when playing a tournament at the same venue? Is that a problem for Olympic golf? Was Aditi Ashok’s fourth place finish the biggest and most important story for golf in Tokyo? Will the obsession with 9 and 18 hole courses eventually kill urban golf? All this plus some architecture talk when TV commentator Ali Whitaker joins Mike Clayton and regular hosts Rod Morri and Adrian Logue for Episode 87.

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Ep 086: An Olympics rant and Golf’s New World Order

If a child draws a dog-shaped dog is the Kasumigaseki Country Club a good golf course? Has the PGL found an ally in Adrian Logue? When are you too old to ride a skateboard? All intriguing questions and none of them answered when Golf Australia magazine Deputy Editor Jimmy Emanuel joins Episode 86.

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Ep 085: Inclusive Design with Christine Fraser

Can the way golf courses are designed really have an impact on how diverse the game’s base is? Canadian course architect Christine Fraser thinks so and explains why on Episode 85.

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Ep 084: Arguing About Water with Pat Jones

Pat Jones has spent his life lobbying on behalf of and telling the stories of turf specialists at every level. Last month he took exception to a column written by Good Good co-host Rod Morri about water use at the US Open at Torrey Pines. So, in the interests of entertainment and education, we did the only decent thing and invited him on the pod to thrash it out.

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