October 7th, 2020 | 1 hr 11 mins
alan bratton, aman gupta, amateur golf, college golf, cowboy golf, matthew wolff, oklahoma state, usga, viktor hovland
My guest on this episode is Aman Gupta from Oklahoma State University. Aman had a great run at Bandon Dunes, it all started with a 64 in the first round of the stroke play session....which on its own is beyond impressive. But considering the fact that Aman was the last man in the field, flew out to Bandon without a guaranteed spot in the all-exempt field....and only learned that he would get to tee it up a couple days before the start of the championship....well, that's next level stuff.
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!
March 18th, 2020 | 48 mins 10 secs
austin squires, cincinnati bearcats, footjoy, latinamerica tour, mackenzie tour, pga tour, titleist, us amateur, usga, viktor hovland
Our guest on this episode is Austin Squires. After wrapping up his All-American career at Cincinnati and going back-to-back as a quarterfinalist at the U.S. Amateur, Austin is now embarking on a professional career. He has wrapped up status on the LatinAmerica and Mackenzie Tours and is ready to move up the ranks to the PGA Tour.
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!
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!
April 24th, 2019 | 59 mins 50 secs
ajga, andrew larkin, devon bling, masters, pebble beach, ucla, ucla golf, us amateur, usga, viktor hovland, walker cup
Our guest this week is Coach Andrew Larkin, the assistant coach of UCLA Men's Golf. Coach Larkin was on Devon Bling's bag at the U.S. Amateur in Pebble Beach last summer and his runner-up finish earned him a birth to the 2019 Masters and 2019 U.S. Open. Coach Larkin talks about his experience caddying at the Masters, what lies ahead for the UCLA team as they make a push towards the National Championship, and his own goals as a player.
April 10th, 2019 | 53 mins
ajga, devon bling, masters, pebble beach, ucla, ucla golf, us amateur, usga, viktor hovland, walker cup
It's MASTERS WEEK! Our guest this week tees it up at the Masters by way of his runner-up finish at the 2018 U.S. Amateur at Pebble Beach. Devon Bling, sophmore at UCLA, went on an impressive run in his first U.S. Amateur appearance at Pebble Beach. We spoke about his humble beginnings at his home course, China Lake, in Ridgecrest, California. We discussed college life in LA, the run at the U.S. Amateur, and we also played a game of "BLING OR NO BLING". You don't want to miss that!
March 22nd, 2019 | 42 mins 11 secs
alan bratton, kristoffer ventura, masters, matthew wolff, ncaa golf, oklahoma state, pga, rickie fowler, us amateur, usga, viktor hovland
Our guest for this very special BONUS episode here at The Back of the Range is the 2018 United States Amateur Champion, Viktor Hovland! Viktor steamrolled through the competition at Pebble Beach last summer and won the US Amateur after only being down in one match, for one hole....the entire match play portion. He is part of the Cowboy juggernaut that is working to go back-to-back. But before Nationals.....he's going to play The Masters.