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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

Chez, Sucher and the other Chip (06/24)

6/24/2019
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Kyle Porter is joined by Sean Martin of PGATour.com to discuss the new triumvirate of Chez Reavie, Zack Sucher and Chip McDaniel (1:05) as well as the old guard of Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth (22:20). This week's stock up/stock down presented by TD Ameritrade takes a dive into the pro debuts of Viktor Hovland and Matthew Wolff (27:28) and they end discussing why golf on the PGA Tour is still a (sort of) old man's game (37:10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:42:11

Travelers Championship Preview (06/19)

6/19/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson preview the weekend action in Connecticut. First, noting a surprising field of stars one week after the U.S. Open (2:00), wondering if we're underrating Brooks Koepka's current run in major championships (5:15) and the Perfect Finish for the Travelers Championship (12:45). Then, then path to a PGA Tour card for Matthew Wolf and Viktor Hovland as they make their pro debuts (15:10) and expert picks (winner, top-10 lock and sleeper) for the weekend action...

Duration:00:32:33

Where did Koepka, Rory, DJ, Spieth fall short? (06/18)

6/18/2019
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Sean Martin of PGATour.com and Kyle Porter join Chip Patterson from California for a final review of the 2019 U.S. Open. First, where Koepka's Sunday effort falls in this run of major championship success (2:00), whether too much is being made about Jordan Spieth and Michael Greller's relationship (7:21) and what went wrong for Dustin Johnson in a woeful showing given the expectations (13:00). Then, another good showing for Xander (19:00), Gary Woodland's future trajectory (23:00), a strange...

Duration:00:36:45

Live Recap from Pebble Beach (06/17)

6/17/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap Gary Woodland's win over Brooks Koepka at the 2019 U.S. Open. First, Kyle's impressions of Pebble Beach from seeing the championship in person (2:00) and then a guess at what the first major win means for Gary Woodland (9:30). Then, what to make of Tiger Woods' up-and-down showing this week (19:10) and how to compare the contending efforts from Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy (23:15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:10

Live from Pebble Beach (06/12)

6/12/2019
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Kyle Porter checks in with Chip Patterson live from Pebble Beach to make final expert picks for the 2019 U.S. Open. First, general expectations for the scoring this week with the USGA's adjustments (2:20), Brooks Koepka's on-site swagger (9:30) and predicting the Perfect Finish for the weekend (14:22). Finally, our picks for winner, top-10, sleeper and a few best predictions (17:36). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:33

Phil's chance at the slam, other U.S. Open storylines (06/11)

6/11/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson discuss big talking points heading into the weekend. First, the USGA's impact on Pebble Beach (3:00) and what to expect from Phil Mickelson in pursuit of the career grand slam (10:30). Then, how we put Brooks Koepka in context if he wins (16:30), whether Dustin Johnson is flying below the radar and more storylines of note (24:15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:02

Rory makes golf, a hard sport, look easy (06/10)

6/10/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap Rory McIlroy's win at the Canadian Open and start to preview the U.S. Open. First, recapping Rory's final round 61 (2:00) and guessing at why his 2019 success has been overlooked by many (6:45). Then, looking at the weekend performances from Graeme McDowell and Brooks Koepka in Stock Up-Stock Down (14:00), all the non-Tiger reasons that Tiger Woods can win at Pebble Beach (20:22) and a trend in Rory's PGA Tour wins in Stat of the Day (27:00). Learn more...

Duration:00:31:35

What kind of player will succeed at Pebble? (06/05)

6/5/2019
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PGATour.com's Sean Martin returns to discuss Patrick Cantlay and preview the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. First, Sean's memories of following Cantlay on the college and amateur circuit (1:15), thoughts on how Pebble Beach's setup might impact the kind of golfer that wins the U.S. Open (9:45) and notable performances from the sectional qualifying (18:15). Then, an unbelievable story from golf's history about the Canadian Open winner who beat Bobby Jones by a record 16 strokes in 1919 (25:00)...

Duration:00:36:20

Mailbag: Is Pebble Beach Phil's last chance at the slam? (06/04)

6/4/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson preview the Canadian Open and respond to mailbag questions. First, looking at the results of the U.S. Open sectional qualifying (1:05) and some fascinating Canadian Open trivia (6:20). Then it's on to the mailbag, addressing Phil Mickelson's shot at completing the career grand slam (12:30), who would have won the four recent Koepka majors if he wasn't in the field and more. Finally, expert picks and predictions for the Canadian Open (25:21). Learn more about...

Duration:00:35:38

Patrick Cantlay: Star or superstar? (06/03)

6/3/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson discuss the weekend action at the Memorial, from Patrick Cantlay's win to Tiger's Sunday and more. First, looking at Cantlay's professional journey and predicting what the win means for him moving forward (1:30) and whether Jordan Spieth has his game in position to contend at Pebble Beach (13:25). Then, takeaways from Tiger Woods' first tournament since the PGA Championship (18:15) and a look back at the 2010 U.S. Open leaderboard, where Dustin Johnson shot an...

Duration:00:41:41

Can Spieth turn it on for the weekend? (05/31)

5/31/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson preview the weekend action at the Memorial. First, why the Memorial is a great spot to see golf's best characters clash (1:40), whether Jordan Spieth can deliver on the weekend (7:00) and takeaways from Tiger Woods' performance thru 36 holes (10:09). Then, what to make of the missed cuts from Phil, JT and Rory (15:48) and our perfect finish predictions for the weekend (20:48). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:22

Memorial Preview (05/29)

5/29/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson discuss the NCAA golf championships and preview the Memorial. First, the latest in the ongoing saga between players and the USGA, via an anonymous survey (1:36) and a brief look at the U.S. Women's Open this week in Charleston (9:20). Then, takeaways from the NCAA golf championships (14:00) and expert picks for the weekend action in Ohio (23:20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:34

What it takes to win (05/28)

5/29/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson break down Kevin Na's win at Colonial and more. First, how Kevin Na was able to close out his victory over Tony Finau and others (1:30), including a discussion of the intangibles it takes to win on a Sunday. Then, whether Jordan Spieth's recent success is sustainable (12:50) and a hearty portion of Stock Up-Stock Down with analysis on Rory, Tiger, Bryson, Justin Thomas and Matt Kuchar (17:03). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:38

Colonial Preview (05/22)

5/22/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson preview the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club. First, reactions to Justin Thomas' impending return to action at Memorial (1:30), players to watch at the NCAAs (8:45) and trying to predict the perfect finish to the weekend action (10:39). Then it's on to expert picks and expectations for the Charles Schwab Challenge, including winner, top-10 lock and a sleeper (14:25) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:50

Should Brooks only play majors? (05/21)

5/22/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson on what the future looks like for Brooks Koepka, Tiger, DJ and more. First, how to reevaluate Koepka after his historic PGA Championship win (3:10), including the notion that maybe he should only, or mostly, play in majors (9:00). Then, a Stock Up-Stock Down check on Jordan Spieth, Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson (16:07), followed by a rundown of the players with multiple top 5s in majors since the start of 2018 in the Stat of the Day (29:07). Learn more about...

Duration:00:40:07

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)

5/9/2019
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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