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.
May 23rd, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
amateur golf, college golf, golf, golf channel, ncaa, pga, podcast, steve burkowski, tiger woods
Our very special guest this week is Steve Burkowski. Steve joined Golf Channel in 2000, and currently serves as an interviewer and reporter for the PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour, as well as a studio host for Golf Channel’s European Tour coverage. In addition to his on-air responsibilities for the game’s professional tours, Burkowski is instrumental in the network’s coverage of the NCAA Golf Championships as Golf Channel’s resident college golf insider.
May 16th, 2018 | 51 mins 57 secs
Our guest this week is Tom Lawrence. He is the Executive Director of The First Tee program in Central Florida. In this episode, Tom shares some great stories about Arnold Palmer, the great work The First Tee does for today's youth, and importantly....the best way to get kids involved in the game of golf.
May 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 20 secs
amateur golf, college golf, fsga, golf, north florida, usga
Our guest this week is Steve Carter from St. Augustine, Florida. After winning a national championship at the University of North Florida, Steve made a brief run at professional golf before regaining his amateur status. As an amateur, he has made numerous USGA appearances at historic courses like Pebble Beach and Oakmont. He is currently the President of the Florida State Golf Association.
May 5th, 2018 | 31 mins 30 secs
amateur golf, celtic golf, golf, honda classic, minor league golf tour, mlgt, old head, pga tour, podcast
The second half of our special two-part, in-depth interview with Greg O'Mahony. Greg O'Mahony was a 3-time NCAA All-American at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. He's in the Top 10 in career earnings on the Minor League Golf Tour and qualified for his hometown PGA Tour event: The 2011 Honda Classic. Greg shared stories from his worldwide pursuit to make it to the biggest stage of professional golf: The PGA Tour
May 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
amateur golf, college golf, european tour, golf, pga, podcast, usga
The first part of our special two-part, in-depth interview with Greg O'Mahony. Greg O'Mahony was a 3-time NCAA All-American at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. He's in the Top 10 in career earnings on the Minor League Golf Tour and qualified for his hometown PGA Tour event: The 2011 Honda Classic. Greg shared stories from his worldwide pursuit to make it to the biggest stage of professional golf: The PGA Tour.
April 25th, 2018 | 46 mins 5 secs
amateur golf, baberton, birkdale, carnoustie, edinburgh, podcast, scotland, st. andrews, tiger woods
This week's guest, our first from "across the pond", is Douglas Waugh from Edinburgh, Scotland. We met Douglas in St. Andrews in 2016 on the golf course during the Eden Tournament and we've kept in touch ever since. An excellent player, multiple-time club champion at Baberton Golf Club, Douglas shared some great stories about The Open championship, golf in the UK, and the Ryder Cup. Grab a pint and settle in!
April 18th, 2018 | 53 mins 38 secs
amateur golf, college golf, golf, hannah gregg, instagram, nevada, pebble beach, sonoma state
This week's guest is Hannah Gregg. As a native of California, she spent some time playing at Sonoma State before transferring to the University of Nevada. She is wrapping up her collegiate career and moving on to the pro ranks, so we wanted to catch up with her and talk about her future plans. Great episode, fun conversation, and we also discuss the relationship between golf and social media.
April 11th, 2018 | 56 mins 58 secs
amateur golf, augusta national, caddy, gasparilla, golf, lakeland, marc dull, podcast, streamsong, the masters, usga
We visit this week with Marc Dull from Lakeland, Florida. Marc was one win away from playing in the 2016 Masters. He was a finalist in the 2015 US Mid AM and is the reigning Florida State Amateur Player of the Year. He was also a semifinalist with his Four-Ball partner Chip Brooke in the 2017 US Four Ball. Marc is absolutely a one-of-a-kind person and player and he shared some great stories.....some of them actually make it into the episode!
April 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 21 mins
amateur golf, bandon dunes, college golf, fsga, golf, stone temple pilots, streamsong, usga
This week’s guest is Chip Brooke from Bartow, Florida and we covered a ton of topics. We spoke about his time playing on the mini-tours in California, we spoke about his time caddying at Bandon Dunes and Streamsong, and we also got around to talking about his days playing in college. He has found success in recent years on the state and national level as a mid-amateur. He is the 2016 Florida State Mid Amateur Champion and also reached the Semifinals with partner Marc Dull at the 2017 US Four Ball at Pinehurst.
March 28th, 2018 | 49 mins 7 secs
amateur golf, clemson, college golf, golf, messana, usga, women's golf
Marisa Messana joins us this week at The Back of the Range! As a member of Clemson University's Women's Golf Team, she provides senior leadership through her play on the course and her work in the classroom as well. She is a Three-Time ACC Academic Honor Roll recipient and led her team to their first National Championship in 2017.
March 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
amateur golf, fsga, gasparilla, golf, pga tour, podcast, usga
Peter Dachisen joins us this week at The Back of the Range Golf Podcast. As a PGA Tour Rules Official, Peter spends his time inside the ropes at PGA Tour events officiating the best players in the world. Peter is also an accomplished amateur having won the Gasparilla Invitational FIVE times and holding the tournament single-round record of 62.
March 14th, 2018 | 49 mins 4 secs
amateur golf, college golf, golf, lpga, pgatour, podcast, usf, usga
Ashley Burke joins us this week to talk about her journey into professional golf and her goals of reaching the LPGA. She participated in three US Women's Amateur Championships and was an All-Conference selection at the University of South Florida. Ashley was also our "international correspondent" when she was down in Chile for the Latin America Amateur Championship. She has some fun stories to share about college golf and life on the Suncoast Tour.