TalkinGolf History

Hosted ByConnor Lewis

TalkinGolf was among the very first online audio offerings in the game and after an extended break we’re back. Rebranded as TalkinGolf History, host Connor Lewis focusses on the fun aspects of the game’s past.

TalkinGolf was among the very first online audio offerings in the game and after an extended break we’re back. Rebranded as TalkinGolf History, host Connor Lewis focusses on the fun aspects of the game’s past.

 


All Episodes

Episode 42: TGH 42: Bernard Darwin, Origins of Literary Golf Writing

After a lengthy delay due to technical diffilculties, the TalkinGolf History Podcast returns with the history of one of golf’s great defenders, the history of the man who understood the game like few have before him or since…author, historian and perhaps golfer psychotica, Bernard Darwin.

Stephen Proctor author of the celebrated book on Young Tom Morris, “Monarch of the Green” joins us to share Darwin’s history and some of his delightful words. I know you will enjoy this episode.

Episode 41: TG History 41: The Fisherman, Roofer & the Tin Cup

Episode 41 is a special edition to the TalkinGolf History Podcast as it introduces our listeners to one of my favorite sport’s history podcasts, “Sports Forgotten Heroes” with its brilliant host Warren Rohan.

This is a must listen episode as Warren and I talk about three of the greatest underdog champions to ever win a major finishing with some great stories behind Jack Fleck’s improbable victory over Ben Hogan in the 1955 US Open. I promise this will be one of the best podcasts you listen to this year…the Fisherman, the Roofer and the Tin Cup.

Episode 40: TGH 40: Restoration with Ron Forse

The second season of the TalkinGolf History Podcast is focused on the History of the Great Golf Course Architects. In that same theme our guest today has been responsible for restoring the work of some of our greatest golf course architects. Our guest, Ron Forse of Forse Golf Design dives into the special sauce behind historic golf course restorations.

Episode 39: TG History 39: The Golf Heritage Society

Episode 39: Interview with Dr. Bern Bernacki, the President of the Golf Heritage Society on its 50th Anniversary. The Golf Heritage Society works with historians, artists and collectors to build the collective knowldge of golf’s grand history.

Episode 38: TGH 38: The History of Harry Colt

In Episode 38 we talk with the founder of Golf Course Architecture Magazine, Adam Lawrence about the man who many consider to be the Father of Golf Course Architecture, Harry Colt. Adam is in the process of writing the definitive biography on Harry Colt – so sit back and enjoy the history of the man who brought golf design into the modern world.

Episode 37: TGH 37: The Lost Routings of Cypress Point

A mystery that has lasted nearly 100 years – golf course architecture’s very own Indiana Jones movie – the search and the possible discovery of Seth Raynor’s lost routing of Cypress Point. Please join us for one of the most interesting podcasts I have been a part of – with special guests Sven Nilsen and Bret Lawrence.

No matter how you look at the discovery and the “who done it” what we do have are two very early routings of Cypress Point that are different than the course Dr. Alister MacKenzie gave us.

Episode 36: TGH 36: History of Dr. Alister Mackenzie – Augusta National

Episode 36 represents the conclusion of the four part podcast with guest Sean Tully and our discussion on the life of Dr. Alister MacKenzie. In this episode we finish his life and times with a discussion of his work at Augusta National.

Episode 35: TG History 35: MacKenzie Part 3, Cypress Point

Episode 35 of the TalkinGolf History Podcast is entirely dedicated to Dr. Alister Mackenzie’s masterpiece, Cypress Point. Tully shares some great stories and maybe even a few secrets.

Episode 34: TG History 34: History of Dr Alister Mackenzie Part 2

The TalkinGolf History Podcast proudly presents Episode 34 and Part 2 of the History of Dr. Alsiter MacKenzie. On this episode Sean Tully dives deeper into the life of the legendary golf course architect kicking off with the 1914 Country Life Magazine contest, then into the partnership with Colt and Allison and finally the beginning of the last third of his career and going it alone.