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Deborah Hutton and Dr Anita Lasocki

Our guests today are well known media personality and keen golfer Deborah Hutton and respected dermatologist Dr Anita Lasocki. In the lead up to The Longest Day, the golf challenge run by Cancer Council Victoria to raise funds for prevention programs and research into skin cancer, Deborah and Anita share with us ways in which…

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Nikki McClure

Our guest today is Nikki McClure. Nikki grew up in a family of golfers but initially didn’t take to the game, preferring other sports. But when personal tragedy struck her young family, it was golf that helped bring her out from a very dark place and then buoyed her as she created a place of…

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Blind Shots Podcast – Season 4, Episode 1: Anatomy of the Buddies Golf Trip

Welcome back to the Blind Shots Podcast. I’m excited to be back in the studio and truly jazzed about some of the forthcoming episodes for Season Four. Today, co-hosts Matt & Fred sit in to talk about Buddies’ Golf Trips.

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Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 23, ft. Jason Straka

Jason Straka has been a principle in Fry/Straka Global Golf Design since joining with partner Dana Fry in 2012. Previously he was the senior architect for Hurdzan-Fry Golf Design, helping that company build landmark courses like Calusa Pines,

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Episode 15: ODG Series – Harry Shapland Colt

Focus on the father of golf architecture Harry S Colt with journalist and historian Adam Lawrence who is currently writing a book on Colt entitled More Enduring than Brass.

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SOG 124: Seven Mile Beach Update

Let’s leave the parlous state of world golf behind for a while and get back to talking one of our favourite topics here on SOG: course architecture. On Ep 124 Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri welcome Mike Devries and Mat Goggin for an update on the highly anticipated Seven Mile Beach project in Hobart, Tasmania. For those playing the drinking game Ep 124 will be disappointing…you can leave the bottle opener in the drawer as there’s not a single mention of distance (or even LIV Golf!)

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Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 22, ft. Andy Staples

Andy Staples positioned himself as one of the profession’s most creative architects with his throwback renovation of Meadowbrook Country Club near Detroit with its Willie Park, Jr. inspired early-1900s shaping.

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SOG 123: The Open with Matt Griffin

Theodore Roosevelt said it best in his ‘Man in the Arena’ speech more than 100 years ago and we took note in this episode of State of the Game. Matt Griffin, who teed up at the 150th Open, joins Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri to talk all things St Andrews.

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Episode 14: Mike Cocking of OCM Golf

Mike Cocking and his partners Geoff Ogilvy and Ashley Mead are the directors and design partners in OCM Golf. Their company has touched many of Australia’s classic courses such as Kingston Heath, Victoria, Royal Queensland, Lake Karrinyup and Royal Canberra. OCM has been in the process of expanding their reach into North America, where an initial commission in Shady Oaks in Texas has led to additional projects at Medinah #3 and greenfield projects in Minnesota and an as yet secret sand based development somewhere in the South-East of the United States.

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SOG 122: Enough LIV, Time To Talk the Old Course

It won’t go away but LIV Golf and all its implications can take a back seat for the next two weeks as golf hopefully celebrates everything good about the game with an Open Championship at the Old Course. Come along for the ride as Geoff Shackelford and Mike Clayton talk all things St Andrews.

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