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Ever wondered what life on Tour is really like for some of the biggest names in golf? Well, it seems you’re not alone. Join Andrew Cotter on the European Tour’s brand new Life On Tour Podcast presented by Hilton, as we sit down with some of golf’s great characters past and present. No subject is out of bounds. From World Number Ones to Major Winners, commentators to caddies, we dive deep inside the stories you won’t hear anywhere else. You can get in touch throughout the series via Twitter and Instagram - @EuropeanTour - using the hashtag #LifeOnTour, or on Facebook - TheEuropeanTour. Subscribe now…. and if you enjoyed the show please rate and review us on iTunes.

Ever wondered what life on Tour is really like for some of the biggest names in golf? Well, it seems you’re not alone. Join Andrew Cotter on the European Tour’s brand new Life On Tour Podcast presented by Hilton, as we sit down with some of golf’s great characters past and present. No subject is out of bounds. From World Number Ones to Major Winners, commentators to caddies, we dive deep inside the stories you won’t hear anywhere else. You can get in touch throughout the series via Twitter and Instagram - @EuropeanTour - using the hashtag #LifeOnTour, or on Facebook - TheEuropeanTour. Subscribe now…. and if you enjoyed the show please rate and review us on iTunes.
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Ever wondered what life on Tour is really like for some of the biggest names in golf? Well, it seems you’re not alone. Join Andrew Cotter on the European Tour’s brand new Life On Tour Podcast presented by Hilton, as we sit down with some of golf’s great characters past and present. No subject is out of bounds. From World Number Ones to Major Winners, commentators to caddies, we dive deep inside the stories you won’t hear anywhere else. You can get in touch throughout the series via Twitter and Instagram - @EuropeanTour - using the hashtag #LifeOnTour, or on Facebook - TheEuropeanTour. Subscribe now…. and if you enjoyed the show please rate and review us on iTunes.

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Episodes

#20 – Shane Lowry – Clara to the Claret Jug

10/8/2019
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In a special edition of the Life on Tour podcast, Andrew Cotter brings you an exclusive interview with Champion Golfer of the Year Shane Lowry, live from the Hilton Honors Lounge at Wentworth Golf Club. Lowry discusses his upbringing in the Irish town of Clara, his rise through the amateur ranks, victory at the 2009 Irish Open and that magical weekend at Royal Portrush where he won The Open Championship. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:35:49

#19 – Patrick Reed – The real Reed

9/24/2019
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In this episode of the Life on Tour podcast presented by Hilton, Patrick Reed discusses his career to date. From winning the 2006 Junior Open Championship to victory at the Masters in 2018, Reed opens up on a career which has seen him rise through the ranks with his wife as his caddie, become an Honorary Life Member of the European Tour and earn the nickname Captain America for his performances in the Ryder Cup. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:54:36

#18 – Danny Willett – Where there’s a will there’s a Willett

9/10/2019
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In this episode of the Life on Tour podcast presented by Hilton, Danny Willett opens up on a career which has taken him from Sheffield to the European Tour, culminating in Masters success in 2016. Willett talks candidly about his shock at winning The Green Jacket, the downfall that followed, including a disastrous 2016 Ryder Cup campaign, and his resurgence which led to his DP World Tour Championship victory in Dubai at the end of 2018. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:47:47

#17 – Guy Kinnings – Going the full Monty

8/27/2019
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In this episode of the Life on Tour podcast presented by Hilton, Andrew Cotter speaks with European Tour Deputy CEO, Ryder Cup Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Guy Kinnings. Guy talks us through his colourful career, from his early years in the Black Country, to directing the Ryder Cup, via the University of Oxford and a 30-year stint at IMG. One of the courses most recognisable faces, he talks about his working relationship with Colin Montgomerie, his dealings with Tiger Woods, who...

Duration:00:51:11

#16 – Andrew Johnston – Being Beef

8/13/2019
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In this episode of the Life on Tour podcast presented by Hilton, Andrew Johnston lifts the lid on a career that has seen him go from humble beginnings in North London to one of golf’s most recognisable figures. The man affectionately known as ‘Beef’ discusses his career to date, including the Open in 2016 which brought him worldwide acclaim, winning at Valderrama and meeting Michael Jordan. He also opens up about mental health and looks to the future with his fiancé Jodie, as they expect...

Duration:00:39:20

#15 – ‘The Ultimate Golfer’

7/23/2019
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In this very special episode of the Life On Tour Podcast presented by Hilton, recorded at the Hilton Munich Park ahead of the BMW International Open in June, Kirsty Gallagher and her panel of guests: European Tour players Martin Kaymer and Julian Suri, former pro turned TV pundit Jamie Spence and Bunkered.com journalist Michael McEwan create ‘The Ultimate Golfer’ – comprising of the standout player in each of the following categories: Mental Approach, Driving, Iron Play, Short Game and...

Duration:00:56:47

#14 – Jose Maria Olazabal – Peaks and troughs

7/9/2019
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Jose Maria Olazabal lifts the lid on his unique journey from growing up on a golf course in the Basque region of Spain to Ryder Cup hero and two-time Major champion. The man affectionately known as ‘Ollie’ talks dances moves at Muirfield Village, miracles at Medinah and mauling Monty at match play as well as his unique relationship with Seve Ballesteros and how he battled back from a career threatening injury to once again reign supreme at Augusta. For information regarding your data...

Duration:01:05:31

#13 – Niall Horan – Swing music

6/25/2019
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In this very special episode of the Life on Tour podcast presented by Hilton, One Direction star and self-confessed golf nut Niall Horan sits down in conversation with Kirsty Gallacher at the launch of his new Challenge Tour event, the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women, Presented by Modest! Golf Management. The 25 year old talks Tiger, taking tips from Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy, rounds in the Bahamas with Justin Timberlake and what tackling Augusta is really like. For information...

Duration:00:32:00

#12 – Ian Poulter – Always delivering

6/11/2019
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In the first episode of Season 2 of the Life on Tour podcast presented by Hilton, Ian Poulter pulls the curtain back on a colourful career that has seen him go from humble beginnings in Hertfordshire to Ryder Cup hero. The ‘Postman’ discusses his special match-play prowess, why he once posed naked as well his affection for his fine collection of Ferraris. There’s also the truth behind asking Tiger for a lift on his private jet plus why we shouldn’t be surprised if a future chapter in the...

Duration:01:05:31

Coming Soon - Life On Tour returns...

6/9/2019
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The Life on Tour podcast presented by Hilton returns on Tuesday 11th June 2019. Join Andrew Cotter for more in-depth conversations with some of golf's great characters, both past and present. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:01:29

#11 – Live in Dubai – Pelley, Bjorn, Molinari, Sharma & Westwood

11/20/2018
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Recorded in front of a live audience at the Waldorf Astoria The Palm ahead of the final event of the season in Dubai, Andrew Cotter chats to European Tour Chief Executive Keith Pelley, triumphant Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn, Major champion and Ryder Cup hero Francesco Molinari, two-time European Tour winner and 2018 Rookie of the Year Shubhankar Sharma, as well as recent winner of a Rolex Series event and multiple winner on the European Tour, Lee Westwood. For information regarding your...

Duration:01:10:22

#10 – Eddie Pepperell – Outlier

10/30/2018
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Eddie Pepperell shares his unique take on life and a career that has seen him go from not being able to afford to pay hotel bills to two-time European Tour champion. There’s also the positives and perils of Twitter, hallucinating in a Portuguese hospital, playing golf with President Trump plus an unfortunate incident involving his brother, a pool cue and Brian Lara Cricket. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:56:47

#09 – Martin Kaymer – Driven to Succeed

10/9/2018
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Martin Kaymer discusses his journey from honing his craft on the outskirts of Düsseldorf to becoming a two-time Major champion. There’s how he won at Whistling Straits, powered passed the field at Pinehurst as well as the story behind that putt at Medinah. Other topics include the perils of karting, DIY, gymnastics, Scottish football and why being the best golfer in the world isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:09:54

#08 – Padraig Harrington – Practice makes Padraig

9/18/2018
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Padraig Harrington provides a fascinating insight in to his journey from not wanting to be a professional golfer to becoming one of the very best players in the world. There’s Major successes, Major regrets, mental strength, misconceptions as well as Ryder Cups, Rammstein, the crucial role of Patrick Swayze and why it’s taken him so long to find catharsis from the 72nd hole at Carnoustie. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:23:00

#07 – Fanny Sunesson – The Queen of Clubs

9/4/2018
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Fanny Sunesson shares her remarkable journey from growing up in the south of Sweden to becoming the first female caddie to win a men’s Major. There’s finding fame and further Major success with Sir Nick Faldo, how Ryder Cup disappointment eventually turned to delight and why she’s not ruling out a return to roaming the fairways with a golf bag over her shoulder. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:14

#06 – Thomas Bjorn – The Great Dane

8/21/2018
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Just weeks away from leading Europe in the 2018 Ryder Cup against the United States, Thomas Bjorn discusses how a career of huge highs and difficult lows has shaped him as a person, player and now captain. The Dane describes what it’s like to go from imitating your heroes to lining up alongside them as a rookie at Valderrama, how he tamed Tiger in his prime as well as regret and redemption at Royal St. George’s. The 47 year old also puts his 2006 Ryder Cup omission to bed and reveals how his...

Duration:00:59:48

#05 – John Paramor – ‘Be careful, it might bite’

8/7/2018
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Chief Referee John Paramor recounts tales from a colourful career that has spanned more than forty years patrolling the fairways as a rules official for the European Tour. Topics include Woosie’s 15 club woes at Lytham, ticking off Tiger for taking his time, the Mickelson US Open incident and perhaps most famously, searching for burrowing animals with Seve. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:57:48

#04 – Justin Rose – From baggy red jumpers to golf’s global golden boy

7/26/2018
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In this very special episode recorded in the clubhouse at Walton Heath, where Rose will play host to the 2018 British Masters later this year, the Englishman tells Andrew Cotter about his journey from childhood prodigy to global glory and everything in between. The 37 year old looks back at the boy in the baggy red jumper at Birkdale, the infamous 21 straight missed cuts, words of encouragement from Seve Ballesteros, how he bounced back to become one of the world’s best and learning to love...

Duration:00:58:58

#03 – Tommy Fleetwood – From Southport to Shinnecock via the yips & trips to the Bahamas

7/10/2018
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In this special episode recorded just a short drive from where the 2018 Ryder Cup will take place on the outskirts of Paris, Europe’s Number One golfer Tommy Fleetwood tells us how making his debut at Le Golf National in September will be the realisation of a lifelong dream. The 27 year old recounts his journey up to this point, from stellar amateur to initial struggles as a professional and then battling back from a serious loss of form to become 2017 Race to Dubai champion. There’s also...

Duration:00:43:33

#02 – Billy Foster & John McLaren – Major misses, scrapes with Seve & Tiger’s toilet trouble

6/26/2018
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Billy Foster and John McLaren divulge tales from a colourful career caddying for some of the biggest names in golf including Seve Ballesteros, Thomas Bjorn, Darren Clarke, Lee Westwood, Luke Donald, Paul Casey and many more. There are break-ups, make-ups and Ryder Cup glories as well as missing out on Majors, sleeping in bushes and taking pity on Tiger in a toilet. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:14