October 8th, 2021 | 46 mins 5 secs
alabama golf, golf, jerry pate, pebble beach, players championship, ryder cup, sec golf, u.s. amateur, usga, walker cup
My guest on this episode really has done it all in the game of golf over the course of his career. U.S. Amateur Champion, U.S. Open Champion, Walker Cupper and Ryder Cupper, and Players Champion. Jerry Pate's career is an incredible story and we spoke about his achievements and also previewed the upcoming SEC Match Play that he will be hosting at Shoal Creek!
September 23rd, 2021 | 1 hr 21 mins
golf channel, jim gallagher, jr., junior golf, only one shot golf, pga tour, ryder cup, seve ballesteros, tennessee golf, usga
My guest on this episode is five-time PGA Tour Winner, Jim Gallagher, Jr. We spoke about his start in the game and his victories on tour, as well as the incredible 1993 Ryder Cup win for the United States where Jim defeated Seve Ballesteros in the singles matches. A fantastic storyteller at Golf Channel that is also the host of his own podcast, Only One Shot Golf.
June 4th, 2020 | 46 mins 2 secs
billy foster, caddie, darren clarke, golf, ian poulter, lee westwood, matthew fitzpatrick, open championship, ryder cup, seve ballesteros, tiger woods
My guest on this episode is Billy Foster. He has toted the bag for Ryder Cuppers like Lee Westwood, Darren Clarke, and Sergio Garcia. We spoke about his experience working the Ryder Cup, learning the intracacies of Augusta from Seve, and he even provided some behind the scenes stories about some of the players he has worked for. We probably could have gone on for hours and hours if we were in person and had a few pints between us.....
April 21st, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
amanda leonard, brookline, golf channel, justin leonard, nbc, open championship, ryder cup, tiny tweaks, usga, van de velde, walker cup
My guest on this episode is Justin Leonard. While you may know him as the hero of the 1999 Ryder Cup that made the "putt heard around the world", there is so much more to Justin's career than that one putt at Brookline. U.S. Amateur Champion. Open Champion. Players Champion. In this episode, we discuss the restart of the PGA Tour in June and his approach to broadcasting at Golf Channel and NBC.
March 30th, 2020 | 52 mins 18 secs
erin walker, golf podcast, jimmy walker, lyme disease, nasa, pga tour, rickie fowler, ryder cup, traeger
Our guest on this episode is Erin Walker. As the "COO" of Team Walker, she travels the world with her husband Jimmy and balances life on tour with her demanding amateur show jumping career and two small children. Fascinating episode with unique perspective into life behind the scenes on the PGA Tour!
March 25th, 2020 | 1 hr 20 mins
arnold palmer, brad faxon, fox sports, gary woodland, pga championship, pga tour, putting tips, rory mcilroy, ryder cup, usga, walker cup
Our guest on this episode is Brad Faxon! A massive episode with so much great information and stories. Brad played on the victorious 1983 U.S. Walker Cup team, won multiple PGA Tour events and represented the USA at the 1995 and 1997 Ryder Cup. One of the best putters of all time shares some tip and tricks that his students Rory McIlroy and Gary Woodland have used to be successful.
April 3rd, 2019 | 34 mins 18 secs
college golf, dylan meyer, fighting illini, illinois golf, mike small, pga championship, ryder cup, steve stricker, thomas detry, thomas pieters, usga
Our guest this week has been at the helm for Illinois Men's Golf for nearly 20 years. In that time, he has guided the Illini to Big Ten Championship titles in nine of the last 10 seasons and coached two NCAA individual champions. Coach Mike Small is not just a successful coach, but an incredible player in his own right. He's played in over a dozen majors, won 12 Illinois PGA Seciton Championships, and went back-to-back at the PGA Professional National Championship.
March 20th, 2019 | 56 mins 17 secs
champions tour, chris dimarco, florida gators, golf, masters, pga tour, president's cup, ryder cup, tiger woods
Our guest this week is Chris DiMarco. He might be one of the new kids on the Champions Tour block right now, but if you've been following golf for the last twenty years on the PGA Tour....you've seen him as a member of multiple Ryder Cup teams, a President's Cup hero, and he's also had a front row seat to some of the more iconic moments in golf. He shared his thoughts on the young stars of the PGA Tour, the guys on the Champions Tour, and we also chatted about his son, Cristian, folllowing in the old man's footsteps.
January 16th, 2019 | 50 mins 11 secs
dave stockton, justin rose, pga tour, phil mickelson, rory mcilroy, ryder cup, usc, web.com tour
Our guest this week is Dave Stockton, Jr. and in this episode we cover everything from his role as his father's caddy on the PGA Tour as a 12 year old, being an assistant captain at the 1991 Ryder Cup, working alongside his father and brother to improve Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson's putting.....the stories that Junior shares in this episode will blow you away.
December 19th, 2018 | 1 hr 19 mins
amateurgolf.com, golf, jordan spieth, justin thomas, masters, ryder cup, stewart hagestad, usc golf, usga, walker cup
Our guest this week is Stewart Hagestad. The 2016 U.S. Mid Amateur champion and 2017 US Walker Cup member talks about his college days at USC, fighting off nerves to make the cut at The Masters, and his decision to be a career amateur. Stewart also talks about his junior golf days with his pals Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth.