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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

Greenbrier Preview and 2019-20 Overview with Mark Immelman (9/10)

9/10/2019
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Kyle Porter and Mark Immelman reconvene to discuss the fall slate (1:05), Arnold Palmer's legacy (8:50), which players they think are going to have great seasons with the Ryder Cup carrot dangling at the end of the road (14:45), discuss their perfect finish (27:00) and finally, give their picks for A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier (30:13). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:48

Korn Ferry Grads with Sean Martin Part 2 (9/7)

9/7/2019
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Sean Martin again joins Kyle Porter to discuss Viktor Hovland (0:45), Kristoffer Ventura's wild ride (7:00), Zac Blair's return (14:00), and Sean talks about his recent interview with Mavrick McNealy (18:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:04

Korn Ferry Grads with Sean Martin Part 1 (9/7)

9/7/2019
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Sean Martin joins Kyle Porter on this week's two-part episode to discuss Cal Poly football (1:10), break down the top Korn Ferry graduates (2:20), Sean compares his game to Matthew Wolff and Brandon Hagy (23:20), and they talk about what it means to make it to the PGA Tour (29:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:18

Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year Debate (09/04)

9/4/2019
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Mark Immelman, Kyle Porter and Chip Paterson debate the end of season awards on the PGA Tour. First, who is the Brooks Koepka of college football and more college football-to-golf comparisons (1:00) then taking a dive into Koepka vs. Rory and the Player of the Year debate (5:00). Plus, why Sungjae Im is the frontrunner for Rookie of the Year (16:50) and who among the young stars has the highest ceiling moving forward (20:45) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:03

2019 Awards and Superlatives (08/29)

8/29/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson hand out some awards for the 2019 PGA Tour Season. Honors include Best Tournament (1:00), what shot defined Tiger's Masters win (10:00), Rookie of the Year (18:30), most underrated season (25:20) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:28

Inside the Ropes with Mark Immelman (08/26)

8/26/2019
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Mark Immelman shares sights, sounds and thoughts from inside the ropes at the TOUR Championship. First, what players had to say about the changes to the playoff format (2:45), the highlights from a statement season for Rory McIlroy (7:00) and how fatigue might have played a role in Brooks Koepka fading down the stretch (11:40). Then, whether to be concerned about DJ's late-season struggles (16:00), the Presidents Cup chatter around East Lake (22:00) and where JT stands among his peers after...

Duration:00:34:59

TOUR Championship Instant Reaction (08/25)

8/25/2019
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Kyle Porter and Chip Patterson recap Rory McIlroy's FedEx Cup win. First, how Rory's TOUR Championship experience in 2019 contrasts with his 2018 appearance in the final group with Tiger Woods (5:00), the Player of the Year debate (8:00), where Rory separated himself from the pack this year (15:30) and Stock Up-Stock Down focuses on Justin Thomas, Rickie Fowler and Dustin Johnson (30:21). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:27

TOUR Championship Preview (08/21)

8/21/2019
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Mark Immelman and Chip Patterson preview the TOUR Championship. First, the players' reactions to the new format (2:46), where you draw the line for actual contenders to win (6:00) and if the Player of the Year race is over (9:20). Then, the Perfect Finish for the weekend action (11:45) and expert picks, including sleepers and picks to win (15:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:57

Navigating East Lake prior to Tour Championship (08/20)

8/21/2019
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Mark Immelman is joined by Sean Martin of PGATour.com to discuss the challenges that East Lake presents ahead of the Tour Championship this weekend. The guys then assign "Stock Up, Stock Down" to several trending golfers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:46

BMW Recap, and Medinah talk with Mark Immelman (08/18)

8/18/2019
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Kyle Porter and Mark Immelman wrap up the BMW Championship, discuss what turned into an easy Medinah Country Club (1:55), discuss Justin Thomas' place in the hierarchy (5:55), hit on Big Cat quickly (12:27) and look ahead to a wonky Tour Championship (15:25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:11

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