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

  • Duke Butler - Stories from Gainesville and the PGA Tour

    February 21st, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    aggies, amateur golf, butler, college golf, every, gators, golf, podcast, uf, villegas

    Our guest this week is Duke Butler IV from Jacksonville, Florida. Duke grew up in Houston, TX but soon found his way to the University of Florida and played collegiate golf with the likes of Matt Every and Camilo Villegas. He participated in several USGA events and shared some great stories about those experiences. He also has some experience working behind the scenes on some PGA and Web.com events...so he has some insight on how these tournaments function and all of the hard work necessary to have them come off flawlessly.

  • Scott Kennedy - The BBQ King of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

    February 14th, 2018  |  55 mins 53 secs
    amateur golf, bbq, golf, pinehurst, podcast, smoke, st. andrews, usga

    With the Winter Olympics in full swing, we decided we needed a Canadian as a guest this week. This week's guest is Scott Kennedy, originally from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Scott played collegiately at Florida Atlantic University before transitioning into the nightclub and restaurant industry. He shared some great stories from his memorable experience playing in the 250th British Amateur at St. Andrews and most recently, his USGA Four-Ball run at Pinehurst. Oh, and he also offered some advice to Sergio Garcia for this year's Champions Dinner at The Masters. Here's a hint: It's not a tofu burger.

  • Ryan Jamison - Asst. Coach, Stanford Men's Golf Team

    February 7th, 2018  |  59 mins 45 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, golf, podcast, stanford, tiger woods, tom watson

    A very insightful interview with Ryan Jamison. Currently, he is the Asst. Coach for the Stanford Men's Golf Team. Before arriving at Stanford, all he did was lead the Nova Southeastern University Men's team to a Division II National Championship in 2015 which awarded him Coach of the Year honors. We talk about his career as a coach and hear some stories about some Stanford Golf alums that I'm sure everyone will love to hear.

    • Ryan Jamison became the Head Coach of the Men's Golf Team at Florida Atlantic University in July 2018
  • Kevin Hammer: A Family Love for the Game

    January 31st, 2018  |  49 mins 21 secs
    ajga, amateur golf, college golf, gators, golf, podcast, st. andrews

    This week's guest is Kevin Hammer from Boynton Beach, Florida. Kevin became an AJGA Junior All-American and also helped the University of Florida capture two SEC championships and one National Championship.

    We got into several topics ranging from the current state of country clubs, junior golf, and his philosophy on introducing the game to today's youth.

  • Willie Spicer - The Transfusion Connoisseur of North Jersey CC

    January 24th, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins
    amateur golf, baltusrol, college golf, golf, new jersey, podcast, spicer, transfusion

    We caught up this week with Willie Spicer, one of my old college teammates from St. Thomas University. Willie comes from a golfing family and played golf at Seton Hall University. We share some old stories from the team, his upbringing in the game, and playing the "cocktail circuit" at places like Baltusrol. He also tells us how to make the perfect Transfusion.

  • Doug Snoap - An Unlikely Story from the 2012 U.S. Senior Open

    January 17th, 2018  |  50 mins 23 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, doug snoap, fred couples, golf, podcast, tom watson

    Doug Snoap discusses his start in the game growing up in Michigan and all of the fortunate breaks that came his way and eventually led to him playing college golf in Florida. He has racked up numerous achievements in the amateur game, but the highlight came from his unlikely and amazing story from the 2012 U.S. Senior Open.

  • David Pezzino - Men's Golf Coach, University of Connecticut

    January 10th, 2018  |  43 mins 33 secs
    amateur golf, auriemma, college golf, golf, huskies, katie lou samuelson, pezzino, podcast, uconn

    A great conversation with David Pezzino, the head coach of the UCONN Men's Golf Team. From his start as the player-coach at St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida, he chronicles his coaching career that led him to stints at Florida International, Illinois, and UCONN, where he has coached for over a decade. He shares his thoughts on coaching, junior golf, and the people that have helped his career along the way.

  • Steve Anderson - An All-American Career in Golf

    January 3rd, 2018  |  50 mins 43 secs
    amateur golf, anderson, college golf, golf, nicklaus, ohio state university, palmer, podcast, woods

    Our first episode features Steve Anderson from Hobe Sound, Florida. Steve is a former Ohio State Amateur Champion, All-American from The Ohio State University, and one of the past decade's most dominant amateurs in the state of Florida. Impressive credentials? Yes. But the stories he shared during this episode are even better. Enjoy!

  • The Preview Episode

    December 11th, 2017  |  4 mins 3 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, golf, podcast

    Welcome to the Back of the Range Golf Podcast hosted by Ben Adelberg! Just some quick details on how the podcast came to be and the direction we will take in 2018. In short, it will be a weekly interview-driven podcast focusing on the game of golf. Prominent amateurs, teaching 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.