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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

BMW Preview and More Brooks-Bryson talk with Mark Immelman (08/14)

8/14/2019
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Kyle Porter and Mark Immelman put a bow on the Bryson DeChambeau-Brooks Koepka kerfuffle (1:30), discuss the Korn Ferry Tour Finals (13:00) and who could advance, preview the BMW Championship (23:05) and give their picks for the second FedEx Cup Playoffs event of 2019 (32:12). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:33

Slow play, Jason Day and FedEx Cup winner picks (08/12)

8/12/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson reset the playoff picture heading into the BMW Championship. First, Bryson's odd response to slow play chatter (1:45), Jason Day splitting with Stevie Williams (9:15) and the drama from the Korn Ferry tour as PGA Tour cards were punched over the weekend (14:45). Then, Stock Up Stock Down looks at some of the biggest movers in the playoff standings (17:57) and Trivia with focus on Patrick Reed's elite company (28:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:34:45

Northern Trust Recap (08/11)

8/11/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap Patrick Reed's win at the Northern Trust. First, what to expect from Patrick Reed as he captures a win in this current late-season surge (1:00), why Jordan Spieth might be seeing an all-time putting season go to waste (10:45) and whether the PGA Tour will enact any changes amid complaints of slow play that zeroed in on Bryson DeChambeau (20:45). Plus, what Tiger Woods' performances since the Masters win say about his effort to get back into major...

Duration:00:54:28

Northern Trust preview (08/07)

8/7/2019
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Kyle Porter, Mark Immelman and Chip Patterson preview the start of the playoffs and pick winners for the weekend. First, laughs with Rory at Kuchar expense (2:00), explaining the Hovland rule (6:00), what a Presidents Cup team photo might say about the 2019 picks (10:00). Then, who has the advantage at Liberty National (21:23) and expectations for the Northern Trust including what Tiger has to gain, our Perfect Finish and picks to win (27:15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:36:55

Who will make the Presidents Cup roster? (08/05)

8/5/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap the Wyndham Championship and preview the upcoming debates for the final spots on the Presidents Cup roster. First, how J.T. Poston finished on top of the leaderboard in a birdie-filled week in Greensboro (1:30), what Viktor Hovland's trajectory looks like (8:30) and Webb Simpson's argument as one of the hottest golfers of 2019 (14:30). Then, Stock Up-Stock Down breaks down the Presidents Cup picture for the United States with just a few events left before...

Duration:00:38:28

Monday qualifying season, new PGA Tour schedule and a lit Zozo with Sean Martin (7/31)

7/31/2019
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Kyle Porter and Sean Martin discuss the new PGA Tour schedule (3:45), what it takes to Monday into PGA Tour events (15:00), how much success Matt Wolff and Collin Morikawa have had (27:15) and what their perfect finish is to the Wyndham Championship (and regular season for 2018-19). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:37

FedEx Cup Bubble Boys (07/30)

7/31/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson look ahead to the FedEx Cup playoffs. First, updates to how players are adjusting to the new schedule (5:34) and the continuing saga of Xander Schauffele and his Callaway driver that got flagged by the R&A at The Open (7:58). Then, Stock Up-Stock Down looks at the players on the cut for playoffs (22:49) and expert picks for the weekend action in North Carolina (33:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:33

WGC-FedEx St. Jude Recap: Brooks rolls, Rory stalls (7/29)

7/29/2019
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Kyle Porter and Mark Immelman dive into Brooks Koepka's psyche (1:00) before taking on Rory McIlroy's (5:45). They also get into a little Matthew Wolff (19:15), some Webb Simpson (24:47) Jordan Spieth (28:00) and briefly discuss just how interesting next week's Wyndham Championship is going to be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:22

Ranking the 2019 major championships (07/25)

7/25/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap the 2019 major season and judge it against the rest of the decade. First, lasting memories from the four majors of 2019 (1:35) before putting them in a definitive ranking (8:30). Then, our favorite major championships dating back to 2010 (23:00) and the Perfect Finish for the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis (39:20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:39

Rory's motivation, Lowry's celebration, more Open fallout (07/23)

7/23/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson set the stage for the WGC in Memphis after Lowry's win at The Open. First, all of the feels for Lowry's celebration tour with the Claret Jug (1:00), more evidence for Brooks Koepka's greatness in the 2019 major season (6:50) and a deep dive on what's next for Rory after his missed cut at Royal Portrush (19:33). Then, looking at the 2020 Masters odds (29:45), who changed the narrative the most this major season (37:30), Xander's driver issues (43:40) and expert...

Duration:00:52:14

Open Championship Recap (07/21)

7/21/2019
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Kyle Porter, Mark Immelman and Chip Patterson react to Shane Lowry's win at the Open Championship. First, takeaways from Lowry's impressive Sunday performance on a difficult day at Royal Portrush (1:05) and what it means for him moving forward (7:20). Then, Stock Up-Stock Down takes a look at Tommy Fleetwood and Dustin Johnson (12:40), and why Brooks Koepka's 2019 affirmed his status as the best major championship golfer in the game (21:15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:36:38

Open Championship Weekend Preview (07/19)

7/19/2019
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Kyle Porter, Mark Immelman and Chip Patterson discuss the first two rounds of the Open Championship. First, Rory McIlroy's nearly legendary effort to make the cut (1:05), what to make of both Tiger and Phil missing the cut together for the first time in over two decades of majors (7:10) and whether Jordan Spieth's early round success is sustainable through the weekend (11:15). Then, thoughts on Shane Lowry, J.B. Holmes and the top of the leaderboard (17:00), why Royal Portrush has been the...

Duration:00:32:57

Open Championship Preview Part II with Mark Immelman (7/16)

7/16/2019
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Kyle Porter and Mark Immelman look ahead to the Open Championship at Royal Portrush and how this just might be the best major to watch on TV. First, a close examination of Portrush (2:36), how Brooks Koepka doesn't practice (9:35), what this major means for Tiger Woods (12:30), how this Open in Northern Ireland affects Rory McIlroy (19:30), and some under-the-radar picks for this event (27:44). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:47

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