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"Fore Play" is a weekly podcast by common golfers, for common golfers. Trent, Riggs, Frankie, Lurch, and their wide variety of guests talk about everything golf like normal folks sitting at a bar watching coverage, venting about the game's difficulties, and weighing in on pro gossip. Your classic golf addicts, the "Fore Play" crew brings a young, unique voice to the rapidly-evolving game, discussing freely and openly everything golf. There is nothing like it.

"Fore Play" is a weekly podcast by common golfers, for common golfers. Trent, Riggs, Frankie, Lurch, and their wide variety of guests talk about everything golf like normal folks sitting at a bar watching coverage, venting about the game's difficulties, and weighing in on pro gossip. Your classic golf addicts, the "Fore Play" crew brings a young, unique voice to the rapidly-evolving game, discussing freely and openly everything golf. There is nothing like it.

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"Fore Play" is a weekly podcast by common golfers, for common golfers. Trent, Riggs, Frankie, Lurch, and their wide variety of guests talk about everything golf like normal folks sitting at a bar watching coverage, venting about the game's difficulties, and weighing in on pro gossip. Your classic golf addicts, the "Fore Play" crew brings a young, unique voice to the rapidly-evolving game, discussing freely and openly everything golf. There is nothing like it.

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English


Episodes

Numbers Never Lie, with Scott Fawcett

5/11/2021
Trent has begun his assault on double digits. Rory wins again. And we are joined by golf statistician & strategy consultant Scott Fawcett (31:24), who works with Will Zalatoris, Stewart Cink and many others, about course management. Where should you aim? Why? When should you go for it? Should you ever attack pins? All this and much more.

Duration:01:57:27

The Process, The Upcoming, and The Miz

5/6/2021
The Miz (57:44) from WWE, Real World, and reality TV fame joins the show for the first time. We discuss turning “15 minutes of fame” into a 20+ year career, the humility of golf, and even get a little sparring between The Miz and The Butter Knife. Before the interview, we peek behind the curtain to detail our production process, debate the Premier Golf League’s latest news, and preview both Trent’s first “Breaking 100 Series” trip to Georgia to visit instructor John Tillery and the upcoming...

Duration:01:30:20

Will Zalatoris: Shaping A Golf Mind

5/4/2021
Will Zalatoris (41:09), coming off a 2nd place finish at last month’s Masters, joins the show for a full hour. We dive deep into 2021 Masters week, coming up just a stroke short, navigating Augusta with statistics as your guide, Happy Gilmore and much more. Before Will joins, we react to Sam Burns winning for the first time on Tour, players’ latest social media games and wonder if any murderers follow us on Twitter.

Duration:01:44:48

Murder by Torrey, and Bryan Trottier

4/29/2021
Live from the 18th green of Torrey Pines, we’re back. We’re joined the second half of the show by NHL legend, 7-time Stanley Cup winner Bryan Trottier (25:07). Before then, we give knee-jerk reactions to playing 2021 U.S. Open venue Torrey Pines from 7,800 yards: the bad, the ugly, and the even worse.

Duration:01:23:16

Live from Olympic Club: Tiger Emerges, Koepka vs Portnoy, & More

4/27/2021
The first Tiger photo post-accident has emerged and he looks... great. We react to Tiger’s post, the Zurich Classic ending in alternate shot playoff, and Brooks Koepka lefty vs Dave Portnoy (with Frankie on the bag). And we do this all live from the patio at Olympic Club, minutes after playing it. We also discuss that round without spilling all the juice. We’re all together in person again, so it’s one of those kind of shows.

Duration:01:07:50

The Needle-Mover Bonus Pool and A Brain Discussion with Dr. Jared Van Snellenberg, the caddie from Happy Gilmore

4/22/2021
A very unique and fascinating guest on today’s show. Dr. Jared Van Snellenberg (54:40) was Happy Gilmore’s caddie, and today is a doctor conducting important research on the brain. As you may imagine, this takes us down a lot of different roads: what was the Happy Gilmore role like, how does the brain affect good golf versus bad golf, how can we better control our own brains, and much more. Before Dr. Van Snellenberg, we have a lengthy discussion on the PGA Tour’s new “Player Impact...

Duration:01:49:18

A Golf Wardrobe Revolution with Dean Norris

4/20/2021
Hoodies and casual wear are taking over golf; we love it and want more of it. We talk golf wardrobes, Frankie’s 76, Trent’s upcoming breaking 100 series, Si Woo Kim’s preposterous penalty, Stewart Cink’s dominant win, Lydia Ko returning to the top, and going all-in on Christmas this year. Then actor Dean Norris (74:43), joins the pod to chat about his new show, the early days of Breaking Bad, Rickie Fowler, and much more.

Duration:01:51:15

Pat Perez: Some Wine & A Chat

4/15/2021
Pat Perez (2:45) drinking a bottle of MJ wine joins the show from the RBC Heritage to cover it all: Hideki winning at Augusta, his relationship to Si Woo’s broken putter, the maddest he’s ever been on the course, defending Horschel and Poulter, not eating fish, what makes professional golf standout in difficulty, and much more.

Duration:01:37:14

Masters Recap — Hideki Matsuyama Wins For Japan

4/12/2021
Instant Masters reactions. Hideki wins as things tightened down the stretch. Augusta shined with great conditions. Xander came up short under pressure again. Zach Johnson looks like an astronaut. Billy Horschel is a lunatic. Spieth and Greller made things interesting. Bryson hasn’t figured out Augusta. Much more. Full 2021 Masters recap.

Duration:02:02:03

Masters Preview, Tiger’s Truth, & The Bryson Predicament

4/8/2021
It is time! The Masters has arrived. We get into it all — course conditions, our picks, what we’re most excited for, and what we expect. We also react to the latest Tiger accident news and, once again, try to figure out how we truly feel about Bryson DeChambeau.

Duration:01:42:31

Breaking Into Augusta And Spieth Has Risen!

4/6/2021
Masters stories. Spieth is back. We’ve got a MONSTER 3 and a half-hour episode for you. We recap all the exciting action from the Valero Texas Open and Frankie eats crow after talking bad about Spieth. We chat about an amazing weekend at Augusta National for the Women’s Amateur as well as the first major of the year, the ANA Inspiration. Then we are joined by some fans of the program who recount some of their favorite Masters moments, and boy are there some wild stories. We’ve got 3(!)...

Duration:03:37:56

Nate Bargatze: Hiding Golf, Content Decisions, & Protecting The Boss Man

4/1/2021
Nate Bargatze (94:15) joins the show. We discuss his hilarious new Netflix special, the new golf simulator he installed in his house, matches vs Shay Mooney, going on Joe Rogan, and much more. Before Nate, we react to LA County keeping the cause of Tiger’s accident secret, the new Behind The Greens episode, and take several From The Galleries. Would we rather have Tiger on the pod for 30 minutes or play Rory in a Fore Man Scramble? Will The Players ever be considered a major? Is it okay to...

Duration:02:30:30

Match Play For A Major Championship?

3/30/2021
We all love match play, but should the match play format be implemented for a major championship? Would it be awesome or stupid? Could it be both? We’re also PUMPED our friend Joel Dahmen breaking through and winning for the first time on the PGA TOUR in Puntacana. And we’ve got: Kevin Na & DJ’s awkward gimme, Herschel’s awful shot followed by somehow winning, the likability of Scottie Scheffler, Sergio’s walk-off ace, the excitement around our first video with Dustin Johnson, Behind The...

Duration:01:31:51

Hardy, and The Realization Of Forever Losing Your Former Self

3/25/2021
Songwriting stud and country music star Hardy (39:06) joins the show. Hardy dives into the idea of becoming famous and realizing your former self is gone forever (perhaps a parallel to Rory McIlroy admitting chasing distance has hurt his golf swing?). We also talk the Fore Man Scramble vs country stars match, Hardy’s recent ace, the art of songwriting, and implementing rock into country songs. Before Hardy joins, the crew delves into superstitions and the idea of unluckiness (opening an...

Duration:01:28:55

Rebranding Rickie Fowler + Steve Elkington Vs Riggs

3/23/2021
It’s Match Play week and the boys are buzzing. Fresh off the Honda Classic, we break down Matt Jones' win, Riggs’ JB Holmes tweet that sent Steve Elkington into a tizzy, and Adam Scott’s adonis-like figure. Then we dive deep into Nick Faldo’s comments about Rickie Fowler potentially missing the Masters, preview the Match Play by breaking down defending champion Kevin Kisner’s record, toss our brains in a blender by discussing UFOs and our cosmic footprint, and as always much, much more.

Duration:01:32:16

Tiger’s Back (home and in video games) and Chris Bandi

3/18/2021
The king of video games is back and in a BIG way. A one Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods just inked a new deal with 2K to bring back Tiger Woods video games. Frankie takes us on a deep dive into the history of golf video games, Riggs and Trent recount the time they spent living with Gary Player during The Masters, and much more. Then we are joined by country music star Chris Bandi (54:39) for almost an hour. Chris tells hilarious stories involving John Daly and Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door, the grind...

Duration:01:55:34

The PLAYERS Debrief with Doug Ghim

3/16/2021
Doug Ghim (62:05), who played in the penultimate group Sunday with Justin Thomas, joins the show to debrief and recap this year’s PLAYERS Championship: first tee nerves, playing alongside the eventual champ, how this was a learning experience, and much more. Before Doug joins, we react to JT’s clinical final round, Westy’s good run, Bryson topping his tee shot on 4, Rory’s candid comments, Spieth and Morikawa hitting into Sabbatini then getting caught on a hot mic, and much more.

Duration:01:45:16

The Dadbod Classic, Bryson Bombs, & Sawgrass

3/11/2021
The Dadbod Classic at Pebble Beach was perhaps the greatest buddies golf trip ever assembled. And we were there. We relive the whole week, react to Bryson at Bay Hill, preview The Players, and much more.

Duration:01:29:12

Butch Harmon: An Open Book

3/9/2021
Legendary golf instructor Butch Harmon joins the show — the whole crew is live from Butch’s office at the Butch Harmon School of Golf in Las Vegas. Butch delves into stories on Tiger changing his swing, Phil winning the Masters, DJ committing to a new ball flight, and Spieth seeking a second opinion. We get behind the scenes of Rickie at the Open and Tiger & Phil in the Augusta champions locker room. Butch also talks about his efforts to help veterans including a 2007 trip to visit 9 bases...

Duration:01:41:01

Abraham Ancer And The History Of Incredible Inventions

3/4/2021
“The wretched Borrelli” comes face to face with Abraham Ancer (41:10) where he rationalizes his tweet stating he wanted Ancer to, “quit the game of golf” once Tiger beats him in the Presidents Cup. We dive into the media taking Ancer’s quotes about Tiger out of context during the Presidents Cup, his tequila company, what it’s like playing with Kiz, his caddie Dale’s diet and hot dog reviews, plus tons more. Before Ancer we react to Bryson saying he feels like he’s in Narnia when he works...

Duration:01:19:26