From OneBeardedGolfer.com, a podcast that discusses what we love and hate about the game, sport, and business of golf. Frequent topics include golf travel, amateur, competitive, and public golf experiences, golf architecture, and the spirit of the game.


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Blind Shots Podcast – Short Game Session #5: Kearney Hill, The Old Course, and Great Walks

In this week’s mini-episode, I explore the utter joy of walking a golf course for the sake of a good walk. I’ve been out to Kearney Hill Golf Links in Lexington taking very amateur pictures of the course for a blog project.

Blind Shots Podcast Episode 5 – Peter Schmitt of the Eternal Summer Golf Society

Welcome to Episode 5 of the Blind Shots Podcast! In this episode I interview my friend Peter Schmitt of the Eternal Summer Golf Society. Peter and I discuss how he found his love for the game after taking some time away from it,

Blind Shots Podcast Short Game Session 4 – Memories, Golf Dreams and Escapism in a Pandemic

We are all dealing with the isolation and social distancing in our own ways. Some of us are still playing golf under strict guidelines, while others sit idly by while their golf courses are shut down. Neither situation is ideal. For me,

Blind Shots Podcast Episode 4 – Afternoons were for Match Play with Matt Chaney

This interview with my friend and competitor, Matt Chaney, delves further in depth into what made our random afternoon matches at golf courses half way around the world so special.

Blind Shots Podcast Episode 3: Part II with Graylyn Loomis and How to Plan a Scottish Golf Trip

Another episode in our Scotland series, this episode contains the second half of my interview with author and Scottish golf travel expert, Graylyn Loomis, discussing his eBook, How to Plan a Scottish Golf Trip, which is available on his website,

Blind Shots Podcast – Short Game Session #3 A Place for Anger

A mini, pop-up episode containing riffs and an anecdote about playing golf angry. There’s a bit of a confessional about the struggle to keep my emotions and my the 16th hole at the Castle Course in St. Andrews,

Blind Shots Podcast – Short Game Session 2: After the Lesson

A pop-up version of the Blind Shots Podcast, this mini-episode is the “after” of a before and after collection of podcasts about an overdue golf lesson. It’s a little different from the standard interview format,

Blind Shots Podcast – Short Game Session 1: Before the Lesson

A pop-up version of the Blind Shots Podcast, the “before” of a before and after collection of podcasts about an overdue golf lesson. This is something a little different that I hope you will like. This podcast is a brief monologue about my fears,

Episode 2.5 The Dream of The Old Course with Graylyn Loomis

This is the revised story of how a retweet turned into a quest, ending at the Old Course’s first tee. This is the first episode of a series that focuses on The Scotland Experience I enjoyed in the fall of 2019, and all of the shenanigans, plans,