TalkinGolf History

Hosted ByConnor Lewis

The podcast that started it all. TalkinGolf was among the very first online audio offerings in the game and after an extended break we’re back. Rebranded as TalkinGolf History, this fortnightly show is anything but dry as co-hosts Rod Morri and Connor Lewis focus on the fun aspects of the game’s past.

TG History 10: The Story Behind The Story Of The Lido

TalkinGolf History co-host Connor Lewis moved up a media grade recently when he appeared on Golf Channel alongside respected architect Jim Urbina in a short feature about the lost great club of the 20th century, The Lido. Built by the legendary C.B Macdonald and Seth Raynor why input from Tom Simpson and Alister Mackenzie, The Lido was widely regarded the equal of Pine Valley when it opened in 1914 but by 1942 it was gone. The course and its amazing has intrigued golfers for decades and with interest reignited by the Golf Channel piece last week now seemed a good time to flesh the story out further.

Links mentioned on this episode:

The Golf Channel feature

The Twitter thread that started it all (including photos and maps of the course).

Connor on Twitter

The Society of Golf Historians on Facebook

Rod on Twitter

Special Guest: Jim Urbina.

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