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The First Cut with Kyle Porter

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CBS Sports senior golf writer Kyle Porter and host Chip Patterson take you inside the ropes of the golf world, on the PGA Tour and beyond. Tournament previews and picks, deep dives into the players and storylines that matter and guests from around the sport keep you up to date on the latest in the golf on the First Cut Podcast.

CBS Sports senior golf writer Kyle Porter and host Chip Patterson take you inside the ropes of the golf world, on the PGA Tour and beyond. Tournament previews and picks, deep dives into the players and storylines that matter and guests from around the sport keep you up to date on the latest in the golf on the First Cut Podcast.
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CBS Sports senior golf writer Kyle Porter and host Chip Patterson take you inside the ropes of the golf world, on the PGA Tour and beyond. Tournament previews and picks, deep dives into the players and storylines that matter and guests from around the sport keep you up to date on the latest in the golf on the First Cut Podcast.

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Episodes

Live from the PGA Championship, Part III (05/19)

5/19/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap Brooks Koepka's historic win at the PGA Championship. First, how Koepka changed the narrative about his current major run, the impact of the local crowd and where the tournament turned on the back nine. Then Sean Martin of PGATour.com joins the show to discuss how to stack Koepka's achievements against Tiger Woods' and where he fits in the world of golf at the moment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:38

Live from the PGA Championship, Part II (05/17)

5/17/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson are joined by Sean Martin of PGATour.com to recap the first two rounds of the 2019 PGA Championship. First, reactions to Tiger Woods missing the cut (2:30), who can catch Brooks Koepka on the weekend (6:30) and what to make of Rory's unbalanced Friday performance (10:30). Then, predicting the perfect finish for Sunday (13:45) and what a win means for Koepka's status among golf's greats (16:20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:12

Live from the PGA Championship, Part I (05/15)

5/15/2019
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Kyle Porter joins Chip Patterson live from Bethpage Black for last minute notes on the PGA Championship. First, why is no one talking about Francesco Molinari as a contender (2:00) and Brooks Koepka's unique mental approach to major championships (10:25). Then it's on to expert picks, with extended thoughts on Rory McIlroy (21:50) and Dustin Johnson (25:41). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:07

Top storylines for the PGA Championship (05/13)

5/13/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson start previewing the upcoming PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. First, reviewing Sung Kang's win at the Byron Nelson (3:05) and other takeaways from the tournament including Brooks Koepka's strong showing a review of Tony Romo's performance (7:00). Then, a Stock Up-Stock Down debate for Jordan Spieth (14:45), what's in store for Tiger Woods leading the top storylines for the PGA Championship (21:10), expectations for the course (28:00) and much, much...

Duration:00:45:23

We need a Spieth-Reed showdown in Texas (05/08)

5/8/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson predict the perfect finish for the weekend action. First, looking back at the story of the first amateur to win the US Open (2:30) and what the leaderboard looked like in 2010 when Jordan Spieth made his Byron Nelson debut as a 16-year old amateur (6:53). Then, the stat that supports Brooks Koepka as the best major player since the start of 2015 (10:00), Tony Romo prop bets for the tournament (17:20) and predicting the perfect finish to the tournament ahead...

Duration:00:31:02

Koepka, Spieth, Romo headline Byron Nelson field (05/07)

5/7/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson are joined by Sean Martin of PGATour.com to preview the weekend action. First, Kyle and Chip review Tiger Woods' Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony (2:33), debate whether Phil actually hit a home run in his latest viral video (7:15) and take their best guess at Tony Romo's score as a member of the field at the AT&T Byron Nelson (10:15). Then, Sean Martin joins the show for unique perspective on Max Homa (22:33), followed by a "Who's No. 1" roundtable...

Duration:00:47:17

A win for the grinders (05/06)

5/6/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson discuss Max Homa's win at the Wells Fargo, where Rory fell short and more. First, what we can learn about the grind of professional golf in Homa's story (1:18), what kept Rory from being able to maintain his strong first round (9:30) and a Stock Up-Stock Down breakdown for Sergio Garcia (16:28). Then, the latest in the Koepka-Chamblee feud (23:30), Stat of the Day and Over-Unders of the Week (32:18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:41:08

Rory turns 30, listener mailbag, Wells Fargo preview (05/01)

5/1/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson field questions from listeners and preview the Wells Fargo Championship. First, where Rory stands at this point in his career with his 30th birthday coming up on Saturday (4:23), how golfers deal with social media in the wake of Lexi Thompson's decision to step away from the platform (11:00) and what to make of Justin Thomas' wrist injury (17:08). Then it's on to the mailbag, with several questions on how Tiger influenced the career of his peers (25:36) and...

Duration:00:46:39

Sean Martin live from Wells Fargo Championship (04/30)

4/30/2019
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Sean Martin of PGATour.com joins Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson to break down under the radar stories in golf. First, the story of Mickey Wright's 1961 win at Augusta Country Club in "On This Date" (3:00), a look back at the U.S. Opens played at Bethpage in 2002 and 2009 (6:41) and some Wells Fargo trivia (17:53). Then Sean Martin joins the show to discuss the player getting overlooked this season (24:53) and more from life under par and under the radar on the PGA Tour. Learn more about...

Duration:00:40:26

Jon Rahm wins everywhere (04/29)

4/29/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap team play at the Zurich, Tiger Woods' schedule and more. First, what the Zurich Classic win means for Ryan Palmer as well as Jon Rahm (2:45) and other takeaways from the action touching on the brothers Koepka, the Fleetwood-Sergio duo and a missed cut for Adam Scott and Jason Day (8:00). Then, grading the team play event in Stock Up-Stock Down (16:15), whether Tiger Woods withdrawing from the Wells Fargo is concerning (22:45) plus Stat of the Day,...

Duration:00:49:17

Best pairings at the Zurich Classic (04/24)

4/24/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson preview the team competition in Louisiana this weekend. First, why Tiger's win at The Masters is the best-case scenario for year one of a rearranged schedule (3:16), what to expect from PGA Championship course conditions at its new May date (9:03) and a stock check for Adam Scott heading into his Zurich Classic pairing with Jason Day (14:00). Finally, our favorite pairings in this year's event (22:15) and the fantasy parings that we want to see in the future...

Duration:00:44:24

Where Tiger is most likely to win No. 82 (04/22)

4/22/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson talk DJ's Sunday collapse and Tiger's 2019 future. First, celebrating Tiger's Friday night out with the green jacket (1:20) and then a deep dive on where we might see him log a record-tying PGA Tour win (5:50). Then, adjustments to Dustin Johnson's stock after a blown lead in Hilton Head (20:55) and the depths of the grind for Jordan Spieth (32:19). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:30

RBC Heritage Preview (04/17)

4/17/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson make picks for the weekend action in Hilton Head, South Carolina. First, why Tiger's physical transformations play a key part in appreciating his current success (2:20) and recapping the podcast's post-Augusta trip to Pinehurst (8:30). Then, previewing the weekend ahead with a strong field RBC Heritage (15:21) and a discussion of the best player without a PGA Tour win (19:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:39

Live From Augusta Part IV (04/14)

4/14/2019
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Kyle Porter and Sean Martin of PGATour.com join Chip Patterson from Augusta to recap Tiger Woods' win at the 2019 Masters. First, the magnitude of Tiger's win (1:00), the impact of weather (12:00), what to make of Tony Finau and Brooks Koepka's performances (22:00), what the vibe was like Sunday morning for the uncommon start (35:00), biggest surprises/disappointments (41:00) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:54

Live From Augusta Part III (04/12)

4/12/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap the first two rounds of the 2019 Masters. First, what to make of the crowded leaderboard, who to pick to win the green jacket. Then, the highlights from Tiger Woods and what to make of Rory McIlroy's struggles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:33

Live From Augusta Part II (04/10)

4/10/2019
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Kyle Porter, Robby Kalland and Chip Patterson take a look at the betting odds for the 2019 Masters. With recording live on site at Augusta National, the conversation begins with players to fade (2:00), Robby's pick to win (10:30) and the places to find real value on the odds board (15:00). Then, picks for head-to-head tournament matchups (18:30) and Kyle's last-minute takeaways after talking to the players on Tuesday (25:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:28

Live From Augusta Part I (04/08)

4/8/2019
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Kyle Porter joins Chip Patterson live from Augusta National with the latest on the 2019 Masters. First, a review of the Augusta women's amateur (1:44) and a stock check on Texas Open winner Corey Conners and Rickie Fowler (8:31). Then, whether we should expect -- and what defines -- a "good winner" at the Masters (19:30), the influence of rules officials with a review of Tiger Woods' "Dropgate" in 2013 (25:30) and final notes on Sergio, Rory and Spieth (31:21). Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:41:23

Talking Masters with Sean Martin (04/03)

4/3/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson are joined by Sean Martin of PGATour.com to preview the 2019 Masters. First, a spotlight on Lucas Bjerregaard after his showing in match play (3:52) and a discussion on how we should rank and rate Tiger Woods as a contender to win another green jacket (11:28). Then, whether Augusta National will be the breakthrough spot for Jordan Spieth (23:50), Sean's picks to win (31:23) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:48

Kuchar's Q1 report (04/01)

4/1/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap Kevin Kisner's win over Matt Kuchar, Tiger and more from Match Play. First, what stood out from Kisner's match play win (0:30) including his standing a potential Ryder Cup pick in 2020 (3:00). Then it's on to Kuchar's back-and-forth with Sergio Garcia (6:39), Tiger's win against Rory (13:17) and varying levels of concern for Jason Day, Justin Thomas and more top players that failed to get out of group play (17:20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:28:03

The Masters inside the numbers (03/27)

3/27/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson discuss stats, facts, notes and stories from throughout the history of The Masters. Some of our key numbers include the most common number of tries before a winner breaks through (2:00), some stats to back up Jack Nicklaus' argument as the GOAT at Augusta (8:00) and go deep on Tiger Woods' bogey-free second since all four days in 1997 (14:00). Plus, the highest score to ever win, most common cut numbers (17:13), how and when the cost of a Masters badge has...

Duration:00:53:58