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

  • 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 - Playing College Golf With Tiger

    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.

  • THE ROAD TO HOYLAKE - Brandon Wu and Cole Hammer

    August 21st, 2019  |  46 mins 49 secs
    amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, brandon wu, cole hammer, hoylake, isaiah salinda, julie williams, longhorns, r&a, royal liverpool, stanford golf, texas golf, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, walker cup

    Our seventh episode takes us down The Road to Hoylake as we catch up with two of the top-ranked amateurs in the world. Brandon Wu has had an amazing summer. Lead Stanford to the National Championship. Played in the U.S. and British Open Championship. Played in the Pan-Am Games in Peru for the United States. Is Walker Cup next? Cole Hammer already punched his ticket to Hoylake as the #1 Ranked Amateur in the World. Look for Cole to lead the Americans at Royal Liverpool Golf Club. As always, we catch up with Julie Williams from AmateurGolf.com for some additional insight.

  • THE ROAD TO HOYLAKE - Akshay Bhatia and Ricky Castillo

    August 14th, 2019  |  53 mins 42 secs
    akshay bhatia, amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, gators golf, george gankas, hoylake, j.c. deacon, julie williams, r&a, ricky castillo, royal liverpool, scooby snacks, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, walker cup

    Our sixth episode takes us down The Road to Hoylake as we catch up junior standouts Akshay Bhatia and Ricky Castillo. Akshay, the #1 ranked junior in the world, has already been selected to the U.S. Team and will look to leave the amateur ranks on a high note at Hoylake. Ricky just completed a fantastic run at the Western Amateur and is looking to keep the momentum going at the U.S. Amateur. As always, we catch up with Julie Williams from AmateurGolf.com for some additional insight.

  • THE ROAD TO HOYLAKE - Pierceson Coody and Isaiah Salinda

    August 13th, 2019  |  50 mins 57 secs
    amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, brandon wu, cole hammer, hoylake, isaiah salinda, julie williams, longhorns, pierceson coody, r&a, royal liverpool, stanford golf, texas golf, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, walker cup

    Our fifth episode takes us down The Road to Hoylake as we catch up Pierceson Coody from Texas and Isaiah Salinda from Stanford. While Pierceson is looking to retun to Texas to make another run at the National Championship, Isaiah ended his collegiate career in style by capturing the National Championship. Both are looking for a strong showing at the U.S. Amateur this week. As always, we catch up with Julie Williams from AmateurGolf.com for some additional insight.

  • THE ROAD TO HOYLAKE - John Pak and Quade Cummins

    August 9th, 2019  |  49 mins 12 secs
    amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, florida state, hoylake, john pak, julie williams, ou golf, quade cummins, r&a, royal liverpool, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, walker cup

    Our fourth episode takes us down The Road to Hoylake as we catch up with John Pak from Florida State and Quade Cummins from Oklahoma. Both helped their case for their spot on the team by reaching the match play portion of the Western Amateur last week. As always, we catch up with Julie Williams from AmateurGolf.com for some additional insight.

  • THE ROAD TO HOYLAKE - Austin Eckroat and Steven Fisk

    August 7th, 2019  |  44 mins
    amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, austin eckroat, georgia southern, hoylake, julie williams, oklahoma state golf, r&a, royal liverpool, steven fisk, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, walker cup

    Our third episode takes us down The Road to Hoylake as we catch up Austin Eckroat from Oklahoma State University and Steven Fisk from Georgia Southern. Austin will return to OSU next season as the anchor of the team after the departure of Matthew Wolff and Viktor Hovland and will look to bring another National Championship to Stillwater like he did in 2018. Steven just wrapped up an incredible career at Georgia Southern by finishing runner-up at the 2019 NCAA National Championship. As always, we catch up with Julie Williams from AmateurGolf.com for some additional insight.