August 26th, 2021 | 54 mins 32 secs
amateur golf, college golf, curtis cup, jensen castle, kentucky, ncaa golf, usga, westchester country club
My guest on this episode is the 2021 U.S. Women's Amateur Champion, Jensen Castle. We discussed her start in the game in South Carolina, what led her to Kentucky, and the improbable run at Westchester that led her to the title and a spot on the 2021 Curtis Cup team. Fantastic stories and insight into her special week at the U.S. Women's Amateur!
June 24th, 2021 | 1 hr 3 mins
amateur golf, college golf, florida gators, gb&i, ian poulter, joe pagdin, ncaa golf, ricky castillo, sheffield, st. andrews, walker cup
My guest on this episode is Joe Pagdin. After a strong freshman season for Florida, he picked up the 2021 SEC Freshman of the Year award and was also a member of the International squad at Palmer Cup and a reserve for the GB&I team at the Walker Cup. We spoke about his start in the game and what drives him to be the best.
June 16th, 2021 | 1 hr 1 min
amateur golf, joe highsmith, ncaa golf, pepperdine, torrey pines, u.s. open, usga
My guest on this episode is Joe Highsmith. In a matter of just a couple weeks, Joe led his Pepperdine Waves to a National Championship at Grayhawk and then earned medalist honors to punch his ticket to the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines.
May 26th, 2021 | 59 mins 49 secs
amateur golf, bryson dechambeau, cameron mccormick, college golf, dallas golf, jordan spieth, ncaa golf, noah goodwin, smu golf, trinity forest
My guest on this episode is Noah Goodwin. The 2017 U.S. Junior is currently one of the team leader of SMU's Men's Golf Team and will be looking to bring a National Championship title back to Dallas for the Mustangs.
February 11th, 2021 | 58 mins 34 secs
all-american golf, amateur golf, auburn golf, college golf, dave williams, houston golf, jim nantz, jonathan dismuke, ncaa golf
My guest on this episode is Jonathan Dismuke, Men's Golf Coach at the University of Houston. How does a kid that grew up in Calhoun City, MS....on a nine hole golf course....make his way to Auburn as a player, Texas A&M as a national championship winning assistant coach, and then finally to lead the most storied collegiate golf program in history at Houston? You're about to find out!
December 30th, 2020 | 57 mins 16 secs
amateur golf, arkansas, cabo collegiate, golf, john pak, julian perico, ncaa golf, the blessings, us amateur
My guest on this episode is Julian Perico from the Arkansas Razorbacks men's golf team. He led his team as freshman and was the only Razorback to go 3-0 in match play to lead Arkansas to the SEC Championship. Fantastic conversation with one of the best amateurs in the country.
August 4th, 2020 | 51 mins 47 secs
amateur golf, bryson dechambeau, college golf, golf channel, mac meissner, maridoe, ncaa golf, smu, southern amateur, southern golf association, us amateur, usga
My guest on this episode of The Back of the Range Golf Podcast is Mac Meissner from SMU. He just recently captured the 2020 Southern Amateur Championship and is poised to make a run at the U.S. Amateur at Bandon Dunes. Fantastic episode with a two-time All-American that is going to be a player to watch for many years to come.
July 30th, 2020 | 1 hr 25 mins
baylor golf, college golf, cowboy golf, edmond golf, golf, golf school, mike holder, mike mcgraw, ncaa golf
My guest this week on the 150th episode of The Back of the Range is the head coach of men's golf team at Baylor University with three national championships to his name, Mr. Mike McGraw. We spoke about his start in the game, what led him to become a coach, and we also spoke about some of his coaching philosophies that he employed at Oklahoma State, Alabama, and now at Baylor. If you are a junior golfer or even a collegiate golfer, you'll get so much out of this episode.....but if you're looking for some good stories, like eating carne asada and swimming at Rickie Fowler's house during a recruiting trip...don't worry. This episode has some incredible stories as well
July 8th, 2020 | 47 mins 34 secs
ajga, akshay bhatia, amateur golf, conrad ray, junior golf, karl vilips, koalakarl, michael thorbjornsen, ncaa golf, stanford, usga
My guest on this episode is Karl Vilips from Perth, Australia. He is a two-time Junior President's Cup team member, Quarterfinalist at the 2019 US Amateur, Gold Medal Winner at the 2018 Youth Olympics, and a 4-time Rolex Junior All-American. Karl and I spoke about his start in the game and his journey in junior golf. If you're a parent of a junior golfer, or know a junior golfer, or if YOU are a junior golfer looking for a little advice on how to navigate the way to collegiate golf.....this episode is for you!
July 3rd, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
amateur golf, champions tour, frank beard, lee trevino, michael beard, ncaa golf, pepperdine, pga tour, sahith theegala, usga, wcc, william mouw
My guest on this week's episode is Michael Beard, Head Coach of the Pepperdine Men's Golf Team. He's a former player at Pepperdine that came back to his alma mater and this year was named the National Coach of the Year award. We spoke about Pepperdine quite a bit, hit on several topics involving the team, but if the name Beard rings a bell....yes, his father Frank Beard played on tour, won 11 times and played on the Champions Tour during that amazing era in the 90's when Jack, Trevino and Palmer will still the kings. Had to talk about that as well!