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Open Championship Preview: Tiger, Spieth & Rory's chances on baked-and-brown Carnoustie

7/16/2018
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Golf Digest's Ryan Herrington checks in from Carnoustie to fill in Alex Myers and Sam Weinman on the the baked-out conditions, assess Tiger Woods' chances, and identify a couple of sleepers to pick in the season's third major.

Duration:00:36:56

Kevin Na on his "unusual ratio," his slow-play rep, and overcoming actual golf nightmares

7/13/2018
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Two-time PGA Tour winner Kevin Na talks to Alex Myers about his emotional win at the Greenbrier, his unusual career path, and trying to make a first Ryder Cup team. Also, Sam Weinman and Keely Levins join Alex to discuss the PGA Tour's revamped schedule, a tour pro finding a caddie on Twitter, and Tony Romo's big golf win.

Duration:00:59:52

David Toms on his Senior Open win, Tiger Woods' new putter, and the latest cheating scandal

7/2/2018
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U.S. Senior Open champ David Toms talks to Sam Weinman about his first win on the 50-and-over circuit, and its eery similarities to his landmark win in the 2001 PGA. Also, Alex Myers checks in with Sam and Keely Levins from his big golf trip to talk about his driver yips, Tiger Woods' latest strong showing, and another cheating controversy.

Duration:00:42:19

Upgrading your golf trip, Bubba Watson as Hall of Famer, and Bryson DeChambeau's "secret" weapon

6/25/2018
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The secret keys to a great golf trip, from format to food. Also, Alex Myers, Keely Levins and Sam Weinman debate Bubba Watson's worthiness as a Hall of Famer, and whether Bryson DeChambeau's use of a compass actually works.

Duration:00:57:10

U.S. Open Wrap-up: Brooks goes back-to-back, Phil's improbable rake & more Shinnecock drama

6/18/2018
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In the aftermath of a wild U.S. Open, Alex Myers, Sam Weinman, and Ryan Herrington break down the big happenings at Shinnecock Hills, including Brooks Koepka's impressive title defense, Phil Mickelson's temporary insanity, and whether the USGA went too far with another treacherous Shinnecock setup.

Duration:00:38:14

Report from Shinneock: Mini-tour pro Mike Miller, Dustin Johnson's strong start, Tiger's struggles

6/16/2018
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Mini-tour pro Mike Miller joins the podcast to talk about his experience playing in his second U.S. Open. Plus, Alex Myers, Joel Beall, and Christopher Powers discuss Dustin Johnson's strong start, and the trouble had by (seemingly) everyone else.

Duration:00:44:08

Sergio Garcia on Shinnecock, changing diapers, and life without the green jacket

6/13/2018
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Sergio Garcia talks to Alex Myers about life as a new father and his chances this week in the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills. Also Myers, Sam Weinman, Ryan Herrington, and Christopher Powers check in from Shinnecock to assess the golf course and try to predict who it might favor.

Duration:00:45:32

Brad Faxon talks all things Shinnecock in our 2018 U.S. Open preview

6/10/2018
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Brad Faxon joins Golf Digest's Alex Myers, Joel Beall and Ryan Herrington to talk about Shinnecock Hills and all the key storylines in advance of the 2018 U.S. Open

Duration:01:13:00

How golf gambling works

6/7/2018
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Noted Las Vegas oddsmaker Jeff Sherman joins Alex Myers to talk about the future of gambling in golf in light of the recent Supreme Court ruling, the challenge of handicapping Tiger Woods, and the golfer who draws the most action.

Duration:01:14:03

John Smoltz, Bryson DeChambeau's next big step, and a wild U.S. Women's Open

6/6/2018
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Baseball Hall of Famer John Smoltz talks to Alex Myers about qualifying for the U.S. Senior Open, the gang revisits Byrson DeChambeau's Memorial win, and Keely Levins describes her wild week covering Ariya Jutanugarn's win in the U.S. Women's Open.

Duration:01:18:25

Aaron Wise, the rising appeal of college golf, and Tiger returns at Memorial

5/30/2018
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Rookie Aaron Wise, fresh off his win in the AT&T Byron Nelson, joins the pod to talk about his heady first season and his awkward celebration with his girlfriend. Plus Ryan Herrington enlightens Alex Myers and Sam Weinman on the intricacies of college golf, and the gang looks ahead to Tiger Woods' return at the Memorial.

Duration:00:57:48

John Feinstein on Ryder Cup intrigue, schedule changes, and players' complicated private lives

5/22/2018
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Best-selling author and Golf Digest contributing writer John Feinstein joins Alex Myers, Sam Weinman, and Keely Levins to discuss the changing PGA Tour schedule, the surprisingly thoughtful note he received from Patrick Reed, and the most important takeaway from the sad Lucas Glover story. The gang also discusses Aaron Wise's impressive win in the Byron Nelson, the good and bad of Trinity Forest, and looks ahead to the Fort Worth Invitational.

Duration:01:11:36

Webb Simpson caddie Paul Tesori, surviving TPC, and Tiger's latest run

5/16/2018
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Paul Tesori played 21 events on the PGA Tour, but has made a far bigger impact as one of the premier caddies in the game, winning 20 times alongside the likes of Webb Simpson, Vijay Singh, and Jerry Kelly. Tesori joins Alex Myers, Sam Weinman and Keely Levins to discuss the long road back to the winner's circle for he and Simpson, some tense exchanges during difficult times, and sharing a hotel room with the boss. Also the gang makes picks for this week's Byron Nelson played at the new...

Duration:01:12:27

Willy Wilcox, Players hot topics, and Jason Day’s resurgence

5/9/2018
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Tour pro Willy Wilcox talks about getting scolded by Tiger Woods, getting a nickname from Drake, and his famed hole-in-one on No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass. Also, Alex Myers, Keely Levins and Joel Beall discuss Jason Day's historic putting performance, a Tiger Woods first, and their picks to win the Players Championship.

Duration:01:42:08

Former NHLer Ryan Whitney, alternate golf formats, and walk-up music fails

5/2/2018
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Retired NHL defenseman turned podcaster and avid golfer Ryan Whitney talks golf in the hockey culture. Also, Alex Myers, Sam Weinman and Joel Beall discuss team formats, a joint PGA Tour and LPGA event, walk-up music fails, and their picks for the Wells Fargo Championship.

Duration:01:06:34

Fantasy Fix: 2018 Zurich Classic of New Orleans

4/24/2018
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Alex Myers, Stephen Hennessey and Christopher Powers talk all things Zurich Classic as they explore their favorite two-man teams in this revamped PGA Tour event. Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith (shown) are defending their title, but the duos that have our guys' eyes include Patrick Reed and Patrick Cantlay, Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson, and Rory Sabbatini and John Daly. Come for the picks and stay for the breakdown of the walk-up music that select teams will be sporting as their arrive at...

Duration:00:38:08

Episode 132: Jimmy Walker

4/23/2018
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Jimmy Walker, the 2016 PGA champion joins Alex Myers to discuss his ongoing battle with Lyme Disease, his recent resurgent play, and his hopes of making another U.S. Ryder Cup team.

Duration:00:24:35

Episode 131: The amazing story of 'Caddyshack'

4/18/2018
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One of the great misconceptions is that the golf comedy 'Caddyshack' was a hit right from the start. It wasn't. The script was a mess, there was infighting among cast members, and almost everyone on the set was high on something. Chris Nashawaty, author of a new book, 'Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story' joins Sam Weinman in studio to tell the intricate story of how the film came together, and how it grew over time into the iconic film it is today.

Duration:00:31:04

Episode 130: Joe LaCava

4/12/2018
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The veteran PGA Tour caddie who was on the bag for Tiger Woods' return to the Masters discusses the differences between Woods and his previous longtime boss Fred Couples, his preparation for tournaments, and how he got his start as a looper.

Duration:00:36:45

Fantasy Fix: 2018 RBC Heritage

4/10/2018
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Golf Digest's Joel Beall, Stephen Hennessey and Christopher Powers explore the RBC Heritage, breaking down the field at Harbour Town Golf Links, in Hilton Head, S.C., where Wesley Bryan is the defending champion. The short and tight course is different than a lot of PGA Tour venues, caused the guys to discuss some names you don't always consider when filling out a fantasy golf lineup.

Duration:00:13:41