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GOLF.com editors Alan Bastable and Sean Zak get up close and personal with some of the PGA's top players, personalities and commentators to discuss the latest golf news, life on the PGA Tour and more.

GOLF.com editors Alan Bastable and Sean Zak get up close and personal with some of the PGA's top players, personalities and commentators to discuss the latest golf news, life on the PGA Tour and more.
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GOLF.com editors Alan Bastable and Sean Zak get up close and personal with some of the PGA's top players, personalities and commentators to discuss the latest golf news, life on the PGA Tour and more.

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@golf_com

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English


Episodes

Fasting with Phil Mickelson

1/20/2020
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This week's episode dives into the weird world of fasting with Phil Mickelson. Sean Zak completed a 6-day fast with Mickelson as his coach, following the footsteps of a fast Mickelson did this summer, putting his body through a "hard reset." We break down the highs and lows of the fast and answer a number of questions readers had for recreating the fast on their own.

Duration:00:22:26

A wild Hawaii finish, Charlie Woods' swing backlash, and is Patrick Reed underrated?!

1/13/2020
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Is it okay to talk about Charlie Woods' golf swing? Is it okay to forecast a golf career for him? We discuss that, recap ANOTHER playoff on the PGA Tour, offer some advice to avoid controversy with grandstands and play Overrated, Underrated, Properly Rated with Pete Dye, Patrick Reed, Jon Taffer and others.

Duration:00:43:58

BOLD Predictions for 2020

12/23/2019
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Our year-end episode of the Drop Zone features some brazenly bold predictions for 2020. We've dialed up takes on Tiger Woods, the Olympics, Sergio Garcia, The U.S. Open and ... PGA Tour melee?? You'll just have to listen in to find out. We'll see you again in the new year.

Duration:00:37:57

Presidents Cup mayhem, Tiger Woods' leadership and Patrick Reed's future

12/16/2019
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Alan Shipnuck joins the Drop Zone to break down his Presidents Cup report card and Michael Bamberger hops on to break down the leadership of playing captain Tiger Woods plus the ramifications of Patrick Reed's actions on the rest of the golf world.

Duration:01:05:36

Presidents Cup Preview w/ Shipnuck & Bamberger

12/9/2019
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Senior writers Alan Shipnuck and Michael Bamberger are back to preview the Presidents Cup in only the way they know how. It will be a special week down in Australia, and they discuss... -How Captain Tiger will play (and sit) -How much of a chance the International team has -What this week will mean for future Cups -and much more. Enjoy!

Duration:00:32:16

Chris Como

12/2/2019
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GOLF Magazine Top 100 Teacher Chris Como joins Dylan and Sean this week. We dive into Como's work with Tiger Woods (and what it was like watching him work through the chipping yips), what keeps Bryson DeChambeau grinding on the range, developing his show on Golf Channel and much more. ----- The Drop Zone is sponsored by WHOOP, the fitness tracker changing the way people track their fitness, sleep and recovery to optimize performance. Enter code 'dropzone' on WHOOP.com for 15% off a new...

Duration:00:54:53

Brandel Chamblee 2.0

11/25/2019
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Perhaps the greatest analyst in golf joins the Drop Zone this week. Brandel Chamblee sits down with Sean Zak and Dylan Dethier to discuss his work with the Golf Channel, his fascination with the golf swing, who the best players in the world are, and much more. We get real nerdy about how the greatest players in the world become the greatest players in the world. --- The Drop Zone is sponsored by WHOOP, the fitness tracker changing the way people track their fitness, sleep and recovery to...

Duration:00:56:43

George Gankas

11/18/2019
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One of the hottest teachers in golf joins the Drop Zone to talk about his teaching methods, his work with Matthew Wolff, why he refuses to listen to the haters and how social media has influenced his career. ---- The Drop Zone is sponsored by WHOOP, the fitness tracker changing the way people track their fitness, sleep and recovery to optimize performance. Enter code 'dropzone' on WHOOP.com for 15% off a new membership.

Duration:00:51:12

Suzy Whaley, The Future of Golf Coaching

11/12/2019
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The first female President of the PGA of America, Suzy Whaley, joins us this week to talk about all the ways this game can move forward, from new scorecards to a set of par-3 tees on every hole, on every course. Whaley's a progressive thinker and a blast to talk to. She's an even better player on top of that. Enjoy!

Duration:00:40:05

Players of the Decade, Ranked!

11/5/2019
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Who was the best player of the 2010s? Is it Brooks Koepka or Rory McIlroy? This week, we rank the 10 best players from the 2010s and discuss how their accomplishments outweigh their faults ... and address what could have been for some who should be ranked higher.

Duration:00:49:28

Tiger Woods' past, present and future with Michael Bamberger

10/28/2019
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Tiger Woods is a PGA Tour winner — again! Michael Bamberger brings insight from 25+ years of covering Woods to break down how he's changed over the years and what his future might hold.

Duration:01:02:12

Japan Skins recap! Rory talks Brooks, Tiger struggles and rallies, best/worst moments

10/21/2019
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Sean Zak and Dylan Dethier stayed awake all night watching the Japan Skins Challenge, and break it down for you who were in bed sleeping on the action. Tiger Woods came out REALLY cold before rallying. Rory McIlroy made things interesting with his thoughts on Brooks Koepka's rivalry comments and the match came down to one final putt on the 18th hole. Spoiler alert: it was better than The Match.

Duration:00:49:20

Steph Curry

10/15/2019
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This week's Drop Zone breaks down the new Scandinavian Mixed event before a sit-down interview between Stephen Curry and Alan Shipnuck (13:30). Curry and Shipnuck talk about: -Steph's reviving the Howard University golf program -His pro golf aspirations -Playing with Obama and Spieth -The role golf played in the Warriors' success Afterward Shipnuck joins the show to talk about what it's like to play and hang out with Curry, and what kind of high-reaching prospects are in his golf future.

Duration:00:57:02

Would you rather have the putting yips or driver yips?

10/8/2019
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This week's Drop Zone dives into wild news of Bio Kim's suspension, Kevin Na's win, and ask the tough questions in Would You Rather, like... Would you rather have the Driver Yips or the Putter Yips? 'Neither' is not an option. That and many more Would You Rathers from the golf world. Enjoy!

Duration:00:38:46

PGA Tour Overreactions and Slugger White!

9/30/2019
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We overreact to the few things we know about the PGA Tour three weeks in, and Sean calls into question the handicap of Tom Brady. Then PGA Tour rules official Slugger White joins (19:10) to talk all things rules, and even share his opinion on what matters with pace of play. Also, his real name isn't Slugger. He shares... -His epic golf family -His first ruling (with some player named Jack Nicklaus) -Why you shouldn't swim to the 17th green at Sawgrass and much more...

Duration:00:58:01

The Importance of Ball Fitting and Part 2 of 2 with Cristie Kerr

9/25/2019
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"On this week’s episode of Fully Equipped, hosts Tim Briand from True Spec Golf and GOLF’s Jonathan Wall take a closer look at the PING i210 Irons Sebastian Munoz used to win at Sanderson Farms, Francesco Molinari's Callaway Chrome Soft X Triple Track, and how Rocco Mediate winning with a Bridgestone highlights the importance of golf ball testing. The Gear Spotlight is then put on the original Ping Eye Irons, followed by a couple of listener questions in our weekly Mailbag segment, and Part...

Duration:00:54:50

Bronte Law breaks down her wild Solheim Cup

9/19/2019
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She hasn't slept much since winning the Solheim Cup, but Bronte Law called in to break it all down for us, from the early week "trash talk" to the epic finish and the many celebratory drinks that followed. One thing is certain — she's still buzzing from the victory.

Duration:00:27:52

Joaquin Niemann's Winning Wedges and Part 1 of 2 with Cristie Kerr

9/18/2019
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* Please note the former GOLF.com Podcast channel is transitioning to exclusively being the home of Drop Zone. To make sure you do not miss an episode of Fully Equipped, Follow us now on iTunes. podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/golf…st/id1476863701 On this week’s episode of Fully Equipped, hosts Tim Briand from True Spec Golf and GOLF’s Jonathan Wall discuss the unique wedge setup Joaquin Niemann used to win A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, Rory earning Player of the Year with a record...

Duration:00:59:57

Solheim MADNESS! Alan Shipnuck's mailbag, Joaquin Niemann is damn good

9/17/2019
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What happened Sunday was one of the most riveting finishes in golf history. We break it all down, from the pre-tournament press conferences to the epic walk-off putt. Then, senior writer Alan Shipnuck (30:15) joins the show for an audio version of his #AskAlan column. We ask: 1. Juli Inskter for Ryder Cup captain? 2. Is Viktor Hovland the best player without a win? 3. Are too many superstars a good thing? Oh, and much more.

Duration:00:56:59

Away Game | Featuring Oliver Horovitz

9/12/2019
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* Please note the former GOLF Podcast channel is transitioning to exclusively being the home of Drop Zone. To make sure you do not miss an episode of Away Game, Follow us at at our new SoundCloud page. @away_game * Oliver Horovitz is a writer, filmmaker, and former caddie on the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland. Before attending Harvard, he completed a gap year at the University of St. Andrews, in Scotland. His experience led him to author a book entitled, An American Caddie in St....

Duration:01:07:19