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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

Open Championship Preview Part I (07/15)

7/15/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap the weekend action and look ahead to the Open Championship. First, a look back at the incredible Open finishes since 2013 (1:52) and a recap of the John Deere Classic and other weekend headlines (5:30). Then Stock Up, Stock Down looks at Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar and Viktor Hovland (12:08) and the Stat of the Day focuses on the most top-10s in the last 40 majors (19:45). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:14

Sean Martin on Wolff, Morikawa, Rory and more

7/10/2019
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PGATour.com's Sean Martin shares Matthew Wolff's backstory and more with Chip Patterson. First, Sean's California connection to Wolff and the golf movement around his game (2:15), why Collin Morikawa has the perfect game to match that early success (9:25) and predicting the Perfect Finish for the John Deere (15:50). Finally, some Open Championship thoughts including why Rory's major success since his last major win gets overlooked (18:45). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:25:06

John Deere preview with Mark Immelman (07/09)

7/9/2019
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CBS Sports' Mark Immelman joins Chip Patterson to preview the John Deere Classic. First, what to make of Matt Wolff winning as quickly as Tiger Woods and what's next for the 20-year old star (1:40), the Big 3-like dynamic to the new rookies (4:00) and expectations for their performance at the John Deere Classic (8:00). Then, how an Irish Open win highlighted Jon Rahm's current form (14:25) and whether Rory McIlroy's season will be a success without an Open Championship win (19:00). Learn...

Duration:00:26:12

Wolff one-ups Bryson in first PGA Tour win (07/08)

7/8/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap Matthew Wolff's win at the 3M Open. First, Matthew Wolff superfan Kyle Porter on how to balance Wolff's win with his own family vacation (1:00) and a deeper dive on what it means in the short-term and long-term for Wolff's career (3:45). Then, a Stock Up-Stock Down look at Bryson DeChambeau (13:45) and takeaways from Jon Rahm's Irish Open win (21:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:38

Twitter Mailbag, 3M Open Picks (07/03)

7/2/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson field questions from listeners and preview the 3M Open. First, the mailbag opens with discussions on the best trophy, Jason Day and the 2019 Player of the Year race (2:30) before pivoting to The Open at Portrush and more (8:30). Then, our Perfect Finish for the 3M Open (25:50), sleepers, top-10 lock and pick to win (28:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:00

The annual late-season turn to Europe (07/02)

7/2/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson preview the Irish Open and discuss the upcoming European Tour swing. First, how the PGA Tour and European Tour schedules overlap and what it means for golf's top stars later in the year (1:45) and why the unique setup is just one of many reasons to check out the Irish Open this weekend in Lahinch (8:00). Then, Trivia Tuesday focuses on Phil Mickelson's recent form (14:30) and Brooks Koepka's finishes in non-majors (22:12). Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:27:40

How winning changes your career (07/01)

7/1/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap Nate Lashley's win at the Rocket Mortgage Classic. First, a look at Lashley's career and his effort to even make the field for the event (2:45) and a look at the disparity in points awarded for winning as opposed to a high leaderboard finish (9:45). Then, Stock Up-Stock Down spotlights Dustin Johnson and Patrick Reed (17:15) and Kyle uses Steve Stricker's record-breaking win at the U.S. Senior Open to highlight his dominance in the 2013 season...

Duration:00:34:51

Mark Immelman Previews the Rocket Mortgage Classic (6/26)

6/26/2019
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Kyle Porter is joined by Mark Immelman to discuss Dustin Johnson's season (4:11), Gary Woodland's return (11:38), their most underrated players of the year (20:34), the Amstel Light perfect finish to the Rocket Mortgage Classic (26:00) and who they think will win at the Detroit Golf Club (29:26). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:01

Brendan Porath Goes Deep on Brooks Koepka, Harry Vardon and Bob Cousy (6/25)

6/25/2019
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Kyle Porter and Brendan Porath (SB Nation, Shotgun Start, Golf Channel personality) dive into where they stand with Brooks Koepka (2:09), jump into historically great major totals (11:09), participate in a little Tuesday trivia (19:39) and pump out the surest bets in golf (24:11). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:49

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