January 21st, 2021 | 54 mins 31 secs
andy pope, golf, korn ferry tour, pga tour, u.s. open, xavier
My guest on this episode is Andy Pope. He's a full-time member of the Korn Ferry Tour and is looking to make the jump to the PGA Tour in 2021. Great stories and insight from the former Atlantic-10 conference champion from Xaiver University. He's qualified for FOUR U.S. Opens.....and in this episode we learn how he did it!
September 3rd, 2020 | 36 mins 39 secs
amateur golf, brandon wu, condoleeza rice, golf, korn ferry tour, pga tour, stanford, u.s. open, walker cup, winged foot
My guest on this episode is Brandon Wu! Brandon just punched his ticket to the 2020 U.S. Open by winning the Korn Ferry Tour Championship. We caught up and talked about life as a professional and how he keeps busy off the golf course. Always a fascinating and thoughtful guest to have at The Back of the Range!
June 18th, 2020 | 1 hr 15 mins
ajga, alabama, davis riley, footjoy, golf, hattiesburg, jay seawell, korn ferry tour, maridoe, pga tour, titleist, usga, will zalatoris
My guest on this episode is Davis Riley, from Hattiesburg, MS. Davis has been a success at every level of the game. From winning U.S. KIDS events, becoming an AJGA All-American, two-time runner-up at the U.S. Junior and stardom at Alabama. Now, Davis is competing on the Korn Ferry Tour and before the coronavirus put a halt to this season, he picked up his first win on the tour in Panama. We had a great conversation about life on tour and the incredible way that he punched his ticket to the U.S. Open in 2015.
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!
January 3rd, 2020 | 54 mins 34 secs
bear lakes, brad tilley, bradford tilley, dan mccarthy, jesper parnevik, korn ferry tour, medalist golf club, met golf, nysga, pga tour, tiger woods, uva golf
Happy New Year! This episode contains the second half of our conversation with Brad Tilley from Easton, Connecticut. Not sure how to win three Mid-Amateur Championships in the span of TEN DAYS? Want to know what it's like to play and practice with Tiger Woods? You'll find out in this episode!
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.
July 2nd, 2019 | 48 mins 32 secs
alan bratton, college golf, korn ferry tour, kristoffer ventura, nike golf, norway, oklahoma state, pga tour, stillwater, tiger woods, viktor hovland
Our guest this week is Kris Ventura. Born in Mexico. Moved to Norway. Three-Time All-American and member of the 2018 National Champion Oklahoma State Cowboys. We learn about his incredible adventure to the pro ranks that was derailed last year due to a fluke illness. He's climbing his way up the rankings on the Korn Ferry Tour and just won the 2019 Utah Championship to launch himself into the Top 25. Enjoy this episode and remember the name, because you just might see Ventura on the PGA Tour next season!