May 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 26 mins
amateur golf, golf, jason gore, korn ferry tour, pepperdine, pga tour, tiger woods, us amateur, us open, usga, walker cup
My guest on this episode is Jason Gore. He's currently the Senior Director of Player Relations at the USGA, but we spoke mainly about his incredible year in 1997 where he captured the NCAA National Championship with his teammates at Pepperdine and played his way on to the 1997 Walker Cup team. Jason is one of the most well-liked guys in professional golf and shared plenty of great stories that will make this episode an instant classic.
May 1st, 2020 | 49 mins 9 secs
covid 19, dallas, golf, jordan spieth, korn ferry tour, maridoe, pga tour, samaritan, scottie scheffler, tony romo, viktor hovland, will zalatoris
My special guest today is Will Zalatoris! He joins me for a quick chat after the successful Maridoe Samaritan event that helped raise money for caddies and featured players like Viktor Hovland, Tony Romo, Scottie Scheffler, and Jordan Spieth! Learn more about how they pulled off this amazing tournament while adhering to social distancing policies!
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 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 23rd, 2020 | 1 hr 10 mins
9/11, golf, jimmy dunne, justin thomas, pga tour, rory mcilroy, sandler o'neill, seminole, tom brady, usga, walker cup
Our guest on this episode is Jimmy Dunne. Before the coronavirus pandemic, the last event to dramatically affect the United States in such a manner were the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Jimmy Dunne lived through it and rebuilt his firm, Sandler O'neill, even after losing 66 of its 171 partners and employees that day. An incredible man that has lived an amazing life.
February 26th, 2020 | 55 mins 49 secs
golf, golf podcast, honda classic, jack nicklaus, pga tour, the masters, tiger woods, us open, usga
Our very special guest this week is Jack Nicklaus. Not much else needs to be said. Enjoy this fun, casual conversation with the greatest player of all time.
December 19th, 2019 | 46 mins 44 secs
austin, bob estes, champions tour, golf, haskins award, longhorn golf, ncaa, pga tour, texas, viktor hovland
Our guest this week is four-time PGA Tour Winner, Bob Estes! We spoke about his incredible career that has lasted 30 years between the PGA Tour and Champions Tour. How does he do it? Hard work and determination. Plenty of great stories and words of wisdom from the former NCAA Player of the Year and PGA Tour Rookie of the Year!
December 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 8 mins
brooks koepka, butch harmon, claude harmon, floridian, golf, obama, pga tour, rickie fowler, ryan crysler, titleist, tpi
Our guest this week is Ryan Crysler, Senior Instructor at the Butch Harmon's instructional facility at The Floridian. From hanging around Ben Crenshaw on the practice green at the Austin Golf Club to seeing players like Brooks Koepka and Rickie Fowler hitting balls at the "FLO", Ryan has seen it all and we had a great conversation about his career in golf instruction!