April 28th, 2020 | 40 mins 55 secs
anthony kim, boomer sooner, burly boys, college golf, ncaa golf, oklahoma, quade cummins, ryan hybl, sooners, usga
My guest on this episode is Ryan Hybl, Men's Golf Coach at Oklahoma. We spoke about his incredible seniors and the 2017 National Championship season. Fantastic stories about the progression of student-athletes that parents of junior golfers should DEFINITELY pay attention to!
April 21st, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
amanda leonard, brookline, golf channel, justin leonard, nbc, open championship, ryder cup, tiny tweaks, usga, van de velde, walker cup
My guest on this episode is Justin Leonard. While you may know him as the hero of the 1999 Ryder Cup that made the "putt heard around the world", there is so much more to Justin's career than that one putt at Brookline. U.S. Amateur Champion. Open Champion. Players Champion. In this episode, we discuss the restart of the PGA Tour in June and his approach to broadcasting at Golf Channel and NBC.
April 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
brooks koepka, chase koepka, european tour, golf podcast, minor league golf tour, pga tour, usf, usga
Our very special guest on this episode is Chase Koepka. Fantastic episode about life on the European Tour and his journey to the PGA Tour to play against the best players in the world.....and his brother, Brooks.
April 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 16 mins
adams golf, barney adams, breakthrough golf technology, callaway golf, lee trevino, pga, scotty cameron, stability shaft, taylor made, tight lies, tom watson
Our very special guest on this episode is Barney Adams! Do you remember the Tight Lies fairway woods that were all the rage in the 1990s? They seemingly came out of nowhere...but do you know the entire story? You will after this episode. You'll also learn about his new company, Breakthrough Golf Technology. They've developed a new innovative product...the Stability Putter Shaft. He developed this product after seeing that no significant innovation has been made putter shafts for decades.
April 9th, 2020 | 1 hr 12 mins
brooks koepka, european tour, goldman sachs, john hahn, kent state, pga tour, usga
Our guest on this episode is John Hahn. Former standout at Kent State that made it to the European Tour and competed all over the world. We spoke about his run at the U.S. Amateur in 2010, his U.S. Open appearance at Merion, and his improbable 58 that he shot in European Tour Q-School.
April 7th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
andy walker, big break, golf, golf channel, golf podcast, jason gore, lynn university, pepperdine, usga
Our guest on this episode is Coach Andy Walker from Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. He won a national championship as a player on the 1997 Pepperdine team and has coached multiple teams to National Championships. Won as a pro all over the world and starred on The Big Break Ireland!
April 3rd, 2020 | 1 hr 59 mins
1up with gary williams, arnold palmer, ben crenshaw, gary williams, golf, golf channel, jack nicklaus, masters, pga tour, tiger woods, tv, usga
Our guest on this episode is Gary Williams! Gary is the host of Morning Drive on the Golf Channel and is also re-launching his own podcast, 1UP with Gary Williams, so make sure you subscribe below to catch his latest episodes. We spoke about the cancellation of The Players from a behind-the-scenes perspective. We also talked about Arnold, Jack, Tiger....and his childhood hero, Ben Crenshaw. Hopefully, the first of many times Gary stops by The Back of the Range!
April 1st, 2020 | 47 mins 19 secs
augusta national, australia, colorado golf club, golf, lukas michel, masters, melbourne, sand hills, st. andrews, usga, winged foot
The Road to Augusta series continues with the 2019 U.S. Mid Amateur Champion, Lukas Michel. We spoke about his journey from Australia to become the first foreign-born champion of the U.S. Mid-Amateur and his time studying at the University of St. Andrews. Great lessons in this episode about a kid that followed his dreams and now gets to play the Masters!
March 30th, 2020 | 52 mins 18 secs
erin walker, golf podcast, jimmy walker, lyme disease, nasa, pga tour, rickie fowler, ryder cup, traeger
Our guest on this episode is Erin Walker. As the "COO" of Team Walker, she travels the world with her husband Jimmy and balances life on tour with her demanding amateur show jumping career and two small children. Fascinating episode with unique perspective into life behind the scenes on the PGA Tour!
March 27th, 2020 | 42 mins 7 secs
ajga, clemson, college golf, doc redman, golf, jonathan byrd, larry penley, ncaa, pga tour
Our guest on this episode is Coach Larry Penley. Before his 37th season at Clemson was cut short due to COVID19, the Tigers were making another run at the National Championship. Great insight on coaching, recruiting, and some of the former stars of the program like Lucas Glover and Doc Redman. And you know we had to get some stories from Coach's mini-tour days!
March 25th, 2020 | 1 hr 20 mins
arnold palmer, brad faxon, fox sports, gary woodland, pga championship, pga tour, putting tips, rory mcilroy, ryder cup, usga, walker cup
Our guest on this episode is Brad Faxon! A massive episode with so much great information and stories. Brad played on the victorious 1983 U.S. Walker Cup team, won multiple PGA Tour events and represented the USA at the 1995 and 1997 Ryder Cup. One of the best putters of all time shares some tip and tricks that his students Rory McIlroy and Gary Woodland have used to be successful.
March 24th, 2020 | 1 hr 1 min
buddy alexander, gainesville, gators golf, j.c. deacon, merion, ncaa golf, ricky castillo, ryan more, toronto, university of florida, unlv, usga
Our guest on this episode is J.C. Deacon, Men's Golf Coach at the University of Florida. We discussed his start in the game in Toronto and his collegiate playing career at UNLV. Tons of great stories about the journey that brought him to Gainesville to lead one of the most storied programs in the country!