The Back of the Range Golf Podcast, hosted by Ben Adelberg, is a weekly interview-driven podcast focusing on the game of golf. Prominent amateurs and professionals, coaches, and personalities from the game share their stories each and every week. Sometimes, the best stories in golf aren't found on tour. You'll find them at The Back of the Range.
December 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 8 mins
brooks koepka, butch harmon, claude harmon, floridian, golf, obama, pga tour, rickie fowler, ryan crysler, titleist, tpi
Our guest this week is Ryan Crysler, Senior Instructor at the Butch Harmon's instructional facility at The Floridian. From hanging around Ben Crenshaw on the practice green at the Austin Golf Club to seeing players like Brooks Koepka and Rickie Fowler hitting balls at the "FLO", Ryan has seen it all and we had a great conversation about his career in golf instruction!
November 27th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
amateur golf, brady exber, don rickles, golf, jim brown, jim crane, las vegas, nevada golf, patrick reed, the floridian, us amateur, usga
Our guest this week is Brady Exber from Las Vegas, Nevada. Incredible stories from the former British and Canadian Senior Amateur Champion about his start in the game in Sin City. From playing golf with Don Rickles to officiating a golf match featuring Jim Brown, this episode has it all.....and most of it is true!
November 19th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
amateur golf, arnold palmer, coleman invitational, crump cup, dustin johnson, golf, jimmy dunne, justin rose, pine valley, seminole, serge hogg, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, walker cup
Our guest this week is Serge Hogg from Baltimore, Maryland. In this very special episode, we pick the brain of a veteran caddie from Pine Valley and Seminole. Want to know a little more about two of the most revered clubs in the world? Serge shares stories about first-timers, caddying for Scott Harvey in the Crump Cup, and caddying for Arnold Palmer at the Seminole Pro-Member tournament!
November 13th, 2019 | 39 mins 11 secs
amateur golf, bulldogs, college golf, georgia golf, ncaa, sec golf, trent phillips, usga
Our guest this week is Trent Phillips from the University of Georgia. After picking up his first collegiate win at the Ka'anapali Classic in Hawaii, we had a chance to talk about his All-American freshman season that led to his SEC Freshman of the Year award. We spoke about his decision head to Athens from his hometown of Inman, South Carolina and what it is like to play golf again with his older brother.
November 6th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
amateur golf, golf, jim holtgrieve, maga, missouri golf, payne stewart, skip berkmeyer, usga
Our guest this week is Skip Berkmeyer from St. Louis, Missouri. He's played in over 30 USGA Championships. He's a three-time Missouri Amateur Champ with plenty of ideas, opinions, and tips on the game of golf. Great stories and insight from one of the legendary amateurs from the state of Missouri.
October 31st, 2019 | 33 mins 36 secs
amateur golf, golf, india, jon rahm, michael beard, ncaa, pepperdine golf, sahith theegala, usga
Our guest this week is Sahith Theegala from Pepperdine University. The redshirt senior is looking to lead the Waves to the National Championship in his final season of collegiate golf. We spoke about his success in USGA events, his approach to the game, and one of his favorite shots....the shank!
October 23rd, 2019 | 41 mins 30 secs
arnold palmer, fuzzy zoeller, indiana university, jack nicklaus, jimmy dunne, masters, paul casey, seminole, spider miller, usga, walker cup
Our guest this week is Spider Miller from Bloomington, Indiana. How does a beer man from Indiana end up winning two U.S. Mid-Amateurs and captaining the U.S. Walker Cup team? You'll find out in this special episode here at The Back of the Range!
October 16th, 2019 | 41 mins 22 secs
bear lakes, dan mccarthy, korn ferry tour, mackenzie tour, minor league golf tour, pga tour, srixon
Our guest this week Dan McCarthy who just wrapped up a very successful season on the Korn Ferry Tour in 2019. Before capturing the 2019 Savannah Golf Championship last year, Dan put together one of the greatest seasons in Mackenzie Tour history in 2016. We spoke about that year and his remarkable professional career.
October 9th, 2019 | 32 mins 51 secs
amateur golf, baylor, college golf, cooper dossey, mike mcgraw, ncaa golf, the back of the range golf podcast, usga
Our guest this week is the All-American Senior from Baylor University, Cooper Dossey. After capturing the individual title at the 2019 Illini Invitational to go along with the team title, we discussed what led him to Baylor, the team dynamic that has led to his success, and perhaps his greatest achievement as a college athlete....it's not what you think!
October 2nd, 2019 | 51 mins 7 secs
arnold palmer, gb&i team, kornferry tour, pga tour, r&a, royal liverpool, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, wake forest, walker cup, will zalatoris
Will Zalatoris joins us this week at The Back of the Range Golf Podcast direct from the Albertson's Boise Open during the KornFerry Tour Finals. We chat about his experience this year on tour and also his fond memories from the 2017 Walker Cup. Will went 3-1 in his matches as the U.S. defeated GB&I by the score of 19-7.
September 25th, 2019 | 57 mins 25 secs
ajga, amateur golf, brandon wu, college golf, conrad ray, isaiah salinda, ncaa golf, pga tour radio, siriusxm, stanford, tiger woods, walker cup
Our guest this week is the Men's Golf Coach from Stanford University, Conrad Ray. We spoke about his unconventional path to coaching after winning a national championship as a player at Stanford and competing on the Kornferry Tour. Our conversation hit on many interesting topics: recruitment of players, the evolution of his coaching style, and yes....he even shared a funny story about his teammate Tiger Woods. Definitely a must-listen episode!
September 16th, 2019 | 35 mins 21 secs
amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, ben hogan, bing crosby, cole hammer, hoylake, john augenstein, nathaniel crosby, r&a, royal liverpool, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, walker cup
Our guest this week is the victorious 2019 U.S. Walker Cup Captain, Nathaniel Crosby. This episode was recorded before the matches took place, so it is an interesting conversation with the man that the USGA chose to lead this team to victory at Hoylake. We discussed his experience on the Walker Cup team in 1983, the practice sessions at Pinehurst, and some personal stories that you'd expect from a Crosby.