The Back of the Range Golf Podcast

Weekly interviews from prominent amateurs, coaches, and personalities from the game of golf!

About the show

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.

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Episodes

  • Serge Hogg - Caddie Tales from Pine Valley and Seminole Golf Club

    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!

  • Trent Phillips - Georgia's All-American Sophomore

    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.

  • Skip Berkmeyer - Missouri's Mid-Amateur Champion

    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.

  • Sahith Theegala - Pepperdine's Senior Superstar

    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!

  • John "Spider" Miller - 1996 & 1998 U.S. Mid-Amateur Champion

    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!

  • Dan McCarthy - 2019 Korn Ferry Tour Winner

    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.

  • Cooper Dossey - Baylor's All-American Senior

    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!

  • Will Zalatoris - Memories from the 2017 Walker Cup Matches

    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.

  • Conrad Ray - Stanford Men's Golf Coach

    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!

  • Nathaniel Crosby - 2019 U.S. Walker Cup Captain

    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.

  • THE ROAD TO HOYLAKE - John Augenstein and Andy Ogletree

    September 5th, 2019  |  25 mins 13 secs
    amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, andy ogletree, georgia tech, hoylake, john augenstein, julie williams, r&a, royal liverpool, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, vanderbilt, walker cup

    Our eighth episode in the series takes us down The Road to Hoylake as we catch up with the two young men that squared off in the U.S. Amateur final at Pinehurst. Andy Ogletree was victorious over John Augenstein in the end, but both have made it to Hoylake as members of the U.S. Walker Cup team. We were fortunate enough to grab them both for a quick chat at the Newark airport before they hopped a flight to the UK. Thanks to the USGA for helping us get some time with John and Andy!

  • Jay Sigel - U.S. Walker Cup Legend

    August 27th, 2019  |  53 mins 38 secs
    amateur golf, arnold palmer, jay sigel, r&a, royal liverpool, sam snead, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, wake forest, walker cup

    Our guest this week is Jay Sigel. The only man to win the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur in the same year. Jay played on NINE consecutive U.S. Walker Cup teams and holds the record for most victories, points won, and matches played. One of the greatest amateur careers in history joins us for great stories about his Masters appearances and life around the game.