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.
September 12th, 2018 | 49 mins 59 secs
amateur golf, college golf, european tour, golf, mackenzie tour, pga, pga canada, podcast, usga
Our guest this week is Michael Kartrude from West Palm Beach, Florida. Michael plays professionally on the Mackenzie Tour in Canada and he shared some great stories from his life on the road and also from his time working at The Bear's Club in Jupiter.
September 5th, 2018 | 43 mins 40 secs
alan bratton, college golf, golf, oklahoma state, pga, rickie fowler
With college golf starting up again, we figured this would be the perfect time to catch up with men's coach Alan Bratton from the defending national champions, Oklahoma State University. We discuss his approach to coaching, his victories as a player AND a coach, and his experience caddying for two U.S. Amateur champions.
August 30th, 2018 | 50 mins 42 secs
british open, claret jub, henrik stenson, jordan speith, old tom morris, open championship, r&a, ryder cup, st. andrews, usga
Our guest this week is Hannah Fleming, the assistant curator of The British Golf Museum in St. Andrews, Scotland! Very educational and interesting episode revolving around golf history, interesting artifacts at the museum, and the origination of the Claret Jug. Great episode for anyone interested in golf!
August 23rd, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
dunvegan, golf, old course, podcast, scotland, st.andrews
Our guest this week is Sheena Willoughby from The Dunvegan Hotel in St. Andrews, Scotland. After owning the Dunvegan with her husband Jack for nearly 25 years, Sheena shared some great stories! The Dunvegan is the most famous 19th hole in the world, as well it should be! After all, it is only a 9-iron away from The Old Course. Presidents, major champions, and celebrities have raised a pint in this pub over the years, and Sheena has the stories and the pictures to prove it! Tons of great stories in this episode!
August 15th, 2018 | 53 mins 16 secs
amateur golf, golf, podcast, steve scott, tiger woods, usga
It's U.S. Amateur week! This week we visit with Steve Scott, the man that stared down Tiger Woods in the 1996 U.S. Amateur Final at Pumpkin Ridge. Arguably, one of the greatest finals in U.S. Amateur history. We discuss Steve's experience playing collegiately at UF, his two Walker Cup appearances, the match against Tiger, and his new projects: The Outpost Club and Silver Club Golfing Society.
August 8th, 2018 | 41 mins 5 secs
amateur golf, golf, leather, patrick gibbons, podcast
One of our more unique episodes this week! Our guest is Patrick Gibbons, owner of Patrick Gibbons Handmade. Patrick specializes in exotic leather golf goods and counts celebrities and PGA Tour stars as some of his exclusive clientele. It's a fascinating story of how an amazing company started and it proves that hard work and a little bit of luck pays off in the end.
August 1st, 2018 | 29 mins 41 secs
germany, lpga tour, pga, rickie fowler, sandra gal, tony finau
Our guest this week is Sandra Gal. The LPGA Tour winner and two-time Solheim Cup team member called in from a lake in Germany on her vacation before playing the Scottish and British Open. We had some fun with this episode chatting about her life on and off the LPGA Tour!
July 25th, 2018 | 1 hr 5 mins
amateur golf, bob murphy, champions tour, college golf, florida golf, masters, usga, walker cup
Such an honor to have Bob Murphy join us this week! Bob won the 1965 US Amateur and the 1966 NCAA Individual National Championship before embarking on a successful professional career where he won multiple times on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour. World Cup, Walker Cup, Ryder Cup.....Murph did it all. Tons of great stories in this episode!
July 18th, 2018 | 56 mins 34 secs
amateur golf, florida, gators, golf, ncaa, nick gilliam, podcast, us open
Our guest this week is Nick Gilliam! The stars aligned in 2001 as the University of Florida Gators captured the National Championship, and Nick picked up the individual championship as well. We discuss his college days with Camilo Villegas and Steve Scott, his days as a pro on the Hooters Tour, and his job in golf after his playing career ended. Tons of great stories in this episode!
July 11th, 2018 | 49 mins 24 secs
golf, pga tour, ryan howison, tiger woods, usga
This week, we resume our conversation with Ryan Howison. Ryan played professionally on the Web.com Tour and the PGA Tour. After a stellar 1999 Season on the Web.com Tour, Ryan went back to the PGA Tour in 2000....right in the middle of Tigermania. We spoke about life on the tour, his experience as a re-instated amateur, sponsorship deals, and the Cleveland VAS irons from 1996.
July 5th, 2018 | 59 mins 48 secs
amateur golf, austin cook, college golf, european tour, golf, pga, podcast, usga
Austin Cook, PGA rookie and winner of the 2017 RSM Classic, joins us this week at The Back of the Range Golf Podcast! After an amazing career at the University of Arkansas, Austin rose up the ranks on the mini-tours, found great success at Monday Qualifiers, and won in only his 4th event as a full-time member of the PGA Tour. Great stories and candid opinions from one of the top-ranked rookies on Tour!
June 27th, 2018 | 57 mins 17 secs
crump cup, eugene elliott, gene elliott, golf, iowa, mike mccoy, usga
Our very special guest this week is Gene Elliott. After winning the George C. Thomas Invitational in Los Angeles recently, Gene is now the #1 Ranked Senior Amateur in the country! Gene shared some great stories from amazing Iowa Hall of Fame career, working with Harmon and Leadbetter, and his 29 USGA appearances!