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Dublin, Ireland

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A Good Talk Spoiled Golf Podcast reviews the latest stories on the European Tour and the PGA Tour, previews the week ahead and covers our own trials and tribulations on the golf course.

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Ep 144 - FedEx ReflExtions

9/6/2017
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On the show this week we talk about the FedEx Cup - the good bits and the bad bits, of which there seem more. We talk out our ideas that would help make it a must watch event for fans instead of the cruise to cash that it currently is. Thanks for tuning in. Send us a Tweet to @AGoodTalkGolf on any topics you’d like to hear on the show. If you have a minute, we’d be grateful if you could give us a rating on iTunes to help spread the word.

Duration: 00:42:27


Ep 143 - Thomas Joins The Majors Crew

8/15/2017
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On the show this week we look back at Justin Thomas’ first Major as he won The 99th PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Golf Club. The course was a stern test of golf with thick rough, hard and lightning fast greens and 7600 yards of length. The tournament took time to warm up before some fireworks and excitement on Sunday. We also talk about the failures of the broadcast strategy and possible improvements. We have a short chat at the beginning about our own games and course set up issues at...

Duration: 00:54:31


Ep 142 - US PGA Championship 2017 Preview

8/9/2017
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On the show this week we look back on Matsuyama’s superb win at The Bridgestone Invitational with a flawless final round 61 to go into the final Major of the season in red hot form and as one of the favourites. We have a chat about the schedule changes coming in 2019 to the PGA Tour and European Tour. We also look back on the The Women’s British Open won by In-Kyung Kim to win a Major that so cruelly eluded her 5 years ago. We then move onto previewing The 99th PGA Championship from Quail...

Duration: 00:54:04


Ep 141 - Spieth Opens & Rory Closes

8/2/2017
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On the show this week we reflect on The 147th Open Championship from Royal Birkdale, won in dramatic fashion by Jordan Spieth. A slow burner, but one that will long live in the memory after the scenes at the 13th. Rory will always have our attention and we talk about his time at The Open and his split from long term caddy JP this week and the possible ramifications for his game heading into The Bridgestone Invitational and the final Major of the season next week. We wrap up by taking a...

Duration: 00:54:20


Ep 140 - The Open Championship 2017 Preview

7/18/2017
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On the show this week it’s the third Major of the year, The 147th Open Championship from Royal Birkdale. We talk about the course, the weather, the skills needed to succeed here and the players teeing it up and their chances. We also have look back on our time at the Irish Open from Portstewart where we got to experience hitting balls on the range beside the Pros as they warmed up for the final round, before heading out to the course to watch the impressive John Rahm dominate the field....

Duration: 00:56:29


Ep 139 - Irish Open 2017 Preview

7/5/2017
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On the show this week the big focus is the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open from Portstewart Golf Links. It’s the biggest Irish Open ever in terms of date in the calendar, prestige on the Tour being a Rolex Series event and strenghth of field and we are incredibly excited for it. We also have a chat about the anchor ban and the rules around it which has gone crazy across golf media this week. The Ladies European Tour is in trouble and we discuss some possible ways they can save the Tour. We...

Duration: 00:49:40


Ep 138 - That’s How You Celebrate A Win

6/28/2017
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On the show this week we talk about Titleist’s Tour Validation hype machine for their forthcoming 718 release, Spieth’s dramatic win and celebration, Rory’s putting woes and Tim Rice winning the 107th Irish PGA Championship. We look back on the BMW International won by Andres Romero with a blistering final round and The Travelers Championship won by Jordan Spieth with extra style points for his celebration. To wrap up we preview The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, The HNA Open de France...

Duration: 00:46:25


Ep 137 - US Open Domination by Koepka

6/22/2017
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It’s the review of the US Open from Erin Hills and the fantastic display of golf by another first time Major winner, Brooks Koepka. We talk about the total control he had of his game, his incredible ball striking and how he went out and grabbed the tournament. We also have a look at those who came close and those who totally tanked on a high variance course that presented a very fair challenge to the field. We take a little time at the start to talk about our annual trip to play the...

Duration: 00:53:54


Ep 134 - I’m Playing a Tournament, I’m Popular

5/3/2017
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We’re back after a week off! On the show this week we talk about the new video rules, the possible ban of green reading materials, Ian Poulter and Brian Gay getting their Tour cards thanks to Gay’s investigative work and the controversial Twitter vote for a spot in the ShopRite LPGA Classic. We look back on The Volunteers of America Texas Shootout Presented by JTBC, The Shenzen International and Volvo China Open on The European Tour and The Valero Texas Open and brilliant team event at...

Duration: 00:45:10


Episode 132 - The Masters 2017 Review

4/13/2017
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We’ve had a few days to absorb a wonderfully entertaining Masters won by Sergio Garcia after a truly enthralling battle with Justin Rose. We give it a shot to get to the bottom of the pivotal points of the week, discuss the great performances and the not so great. We will be back next week to a more regular format and review the LOTTE Championship, The Trophee Hassan II and The RBC Heritage from the gorgeous Harbour Town Golf Links. For listeners looking for some more in depth talk about...

Duration: 00:57:03


Ep 131 - The Masters 2017 Preview

4/4/2017
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It’s Masters Week!!! On the show we get very excited about the first Major of the year from the gorgeous Augusta National. A lifetime of memories come flooding back and we try to identify who can and will go well this week and be in the hunt for their own green jacket come Sunday evening. To kick off, we get more than a little animated discussing the epic rules fiasco at the first Ladies Major of the year, The ANA Inspiration and the heartbreaking loss suffered by Lexi Thompson. For...

Duration: 00:51:24


Ep 129 - Finding #TheFairWay At Bay Hill

3/16/2017
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On the show this week the conversation continues about Handicap Awareness Month, Domestic Winter Handicaps and the transition of play from Winter to Qualifying. Our disastrous games are ridiculed and we hope there’s light at the end of the tunnel. We recap the events and winners of the week on the European Tour and PGA Tour - The Hero Indian Open and the highly entertaining Valspar Championship. We wrap up the show looking forward to a great week of memories of the great Arnold Palmer at...

Duration: 00:40:51


Ep 126 - Hello 2017…We’re Back

1/31/2017
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On our long overdue return show this week we take a look forward to 2017 with a nod to the big events, winners and news of 2016. Some Rory, some Tiger, some Stenson, some Day, some DJ, some Spieth, don’t worry - we didn’t do the entire World Rankings. We catch up on our own golf (or lack of) over the last three months and the sorry news that our beloved Glen of the Downs has gone into liquidation, leaving us as golfing nomads in search of 18 new holes to call home. And we wrap up with a...

Duration: 00:52:02


Ep 125 - GAME GOLF Season Breakdown

11/8/2016
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On the show this week we have a review of our own seasons, the stats we have about our games from GAME GOLF, our views on them after a season of using GAME GOLF Live and how this will affect our winter practice and our games going forward. We have a quick look across the headlines and the winners on the LPGA Tour, European Tour and PGA Tour over the last couple of weeks before wrapping up the show with a preview of the events of this week - The Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Invitational, The...

Duration: 00:49:20


Week 122 - Ryder Cup Preview

9/28/2016
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On the show this week we are in full Ryder Cup mode. Everything seems to be pointing towards an epic battle and we do our best to discuss all the angles in our preview. How will the passing of The King, Arnold Palmer affect both sides and particularly the Americans and how will Rory’s win boost him and the European team in their battle on US soil in Hazeltine National Golf Club. We break down the Captains, Vice Captains and the twelve men on both sides and still like everyone, struggle...

Duration: 00:59:43


Week 121 - Tiger, Ryder Cup Picks, FedEx Failing

9/13/2016
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On the show this week, we are back after a few weeks off and have mountains to catch up on. The golf world certainly didn’t stop during our break. Tiger announced his intent to return to competitive golf in October. Rory switched putters back to a Scotty Cameron and took on a new putting coach. The European Team filled up its roster with Darren’s three picks. Davis made his first three of four picks for The USA. Jason Day joined Nike for clothing. And that’s not even mentioning the...

Duration: 00:58:50


Week 118 - PGA Championship Preview with Steve Bamford of Golf Betting System

7/26/2016
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On the show this week, we preview the final Major of 2016 with Steve Bamford of Golf Betting System. The 98th PGA Championship takes place at Baltusrol Golf Club, New Jersey. Barry and Steve have an in depth talk about the course, the weather, skills and attributes required, the field, who we think will go well this week, discuss the Golf Betting System bets for the week and why they were picked and have a look through the field to see if there are any juicy long odds bets to be...

Duration: 00:56:08


Week 116 - Open Championship Preview with Steve Bamford of Golf Betting System

7/12/2016
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On the show this week, we welcome back our friend and golf betting expert Steve Bamford of Golf Betting System to preview The 145th Open Championship from Troon. Barry and Steve have an in depth talk about the course, the weather, skills and attributes required, the field, who we think will go well this week, discuss the Golf Betting System bets for the week and why they were picked and have a look through the field to see if there are any fairy tale bets to be found. We’ll be back...

Duration: 01:04:17


Week 113 - US Open Review - Johnson Dusts Off The Penalty

6/22/2016
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On the show this week, we look back on our amazing Pro Am weekend at the magnificent Carne Golf Links in the extreme west of Ireland in Belmullet, Co. Mayo. We talk about Rory’s withdrawal from the Olympics due to Zika Virus concerns and how it might cause a domino effect for other big names to withdraw. And then to the big one - The 116th US Open. Dustin Johnson was the winner in sensational fashion, simply bludgeoning the course to death with his missile tee shots. Our own Shane...

Duration: 01:08:59


Week 112 - 116th US Open Preview with Steve Bamford of Golf Betting System

6/15/2016
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On the show this week, we skip the usual format as it’s a Major week and go all out with an in depth look at all things surrounding the 116th US Open from Oakmont. Barry welcomes our good friend Steve Bamford of Golf Betting System to the show to break down all the aspects of the tournament - weather, course, field, who’s in form, who should play well and have a chance at lifting the trophy after a brutally testing week. Steve gives us his picks for the event and we talk about others...

Duration: 00:53:12

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