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SOG 121: Joe Ogilvie talks LIV Golf

There’s probably not a lot left to say on the LIV Golf situation but when you get the chance to pick the brains of someone as smart as Joe Ogilvie you grab it.

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Feed the Ball Salon Volume 21, ft. Chris Cochran

Chris Cochran began his career building golf courses for Jack Nicklaus in the mid-1980s. With over 100 international projects completed, he is Nicklaus Design’s longest tenured senior design associate, and since the early 90s has arguably been the most…

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Raj Narayan

Our guest today is Raj Narayan. Raj is one of golf’s emerging women entrepreneurs, coming from a corporate financial and management background to apply both analytical skills and social awareness to create an online business and networking golf club, the creatively named Emajin. From someone who started out hating the game, Raj has transitioned into…

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Episode 80: Joe Jemsek on Dick Wilson

Joe Jemsek grew up with Dick Wilson. At least figuratively. In the early 1960s, Wilson, one of golf architecture’s most interesting and possibly misunderstood figures, designed the former America’s 100 Greatest Course Cog Hill No. 4 in Chicago,

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SOG 120: Distance Insights and more

It’s happening too slowly for many but it does look like it IS happening. Geoff Shackelford and Mike Clayton join host Rod Morri to discuss the ‘under the radar’ distance announcement, TPC Sawgrass, the Saudi League and more.

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Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 20, ft. Dave Axland and Tim Liddy

Tim Liddy and Dave Axland have worked together on a number of projects including, most recently, Harrison Lake in Indiana, a remodel that included the addition of several new holes and a re-routing of the course. Liddy, the primary designer,

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SOG 119: Well That Escalated Quickly

The Mickelson mess, the Norman missive, the distance report, beer throwing at Phoenix, falling TV ratings…take your pick we discuss it all with Geoff Shackelford and Mike Clayton on Ep 119 of State of the Game.

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Episode 79: Andrew Green

In just the last several years, designer Andrew Green has played a prominent role in guiding back to their founding architectural spirit a number of prominent major championship courses, including America’s 100 Greatest Courses fixtures Inverness Club,…

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Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 19: Bunkers ft. Ron Whitten

The topic is bunkers: should they be placed scientifically or randomly? Should there be more or less, or any at all? Has the naturalistic look become ubiquitous and overused? What about proper bunker depth? Are liners a waste of money?

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118: Is The Sandbelt Invitational the Future of Golf?

It was the most intriguing tournament of the year on multiple fronts but does the Sandbelt Invitational have a future? Tournament Director and State of the Game co-host Mike Clayton joins Geoff Shackelford and Rod Morri for an in depth and behind the scenes look at the event that had golf nerds the world over salivating.

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