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The Clubhouse with Shane Bacon

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FOX Sports' Shane Bacon brings you a weekly podcast attacking the world of golf from all angles. From current and former pros bringing you some of the best stories in the game, to the most intriguing topics in golf today, to the culture of the sport outside the tour, The Clubhouse is a must-listen for golf fans of all levels.

FOX Sports' Shane Bacon brings you a weekly podcast attacking the world of golf from all angles. From current and former pros bringing you some of the best stories in the game, to the most intriguing topics in golf today, to the culture of the sport outside the tour, The Clubhouse is a must-listen for golf fans of all levels.
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FOX Sports' Shane Bacon brings you a weekly podcast attacking the world of golf from all angles. From current and former pros bringing you some of the best stories in the game, to the most intriguing topics in golf today, to the culture of the sport outside the tour, The Clubhouse is a must-listen for golf fans of all levels.




Ep. 85 - Media & Golf discussion with Travis Hill

Managing Editor of The Golfer's Journal Travis Hill joins The Clubhouse to examine the way golf is presented in the media. Travis discusses how The Golfer's Journal was created, the increased demand for fans to see different golf courses, the unorthodox process which The Golfer's Journal selects their stories and what separates The Golfer's Journal from the competition.

Duration: 00:48:19

Ep. 84 - Talking Tiger Woods with Kevin Van Valkenburg

ESPN senior writer Kevin Van Valkenburg joins The Clubhouse to talk all things Tiger Woods, including pumping the brakes on excitement for Woods' progress on the comeback trail. Tiger's social media presence, his DUI arrest and the media's influence on the 14-time major champion are also topics of discussion. Shane and Kevin also answer some questions about Tiger from followers of the show, including the best-case scenario for Tiger going forward, and there's even a quick shoutout to Phil...

Duration: 00:38:20

Ep. 83 - Mike Breen on Steph Curry and Jordan Spieth

NBA guru and golf fanatic Mike Breen joins The Clubhouse to discuss fitting in rounds of golf on the road and how close he was to entering the world of golf announcing. Plus, why the sport of golf is gaining more popularity in the NBA world, golfing with Dan Majerle and how close Steph Curry is to the pros.

Duration: 00:33:44

Ep. 82 - Erik Anders Lang joins The Clubhouse

Erik Anders Lang discusses season 3 of his hit show, "Adventures in Golf." Plus, Shane and Eric examine the culture of golf, whether there should be more freedom for fans to express themselves, how Erik's views on golf have changed over the years and the worst 5 hours spent on a course.

Duration: 00:52:37

Ep. 81 - Brandel Chamblee on Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson & Ryder Cup

Former PGA Tour Champion Brandel Chamblee joins the The Clubhouse to discuss potential changes to the Ryder Cup & Presidents Cup. Plus, Chamblee breaks down the decay in Phil Mickelson's game, why Jason Day is taking the wrong approach to improve, our obsession with Tiger Woods and who has the most overrated and underrated golf swing of all time.

Duration: 00:51:05

Ep. 80 - Best throwing golf clubs tales + Maverick McNealy on Tiger Woods

Shane brings on his high school friend to reflect on his worst meltdown on the golf course and shares some of the best course tantrums from his listeners. Then, Maverick McNealy joins The Clubhouse to describe life on the PGA Tour. McNealy discusses what it meant to win the Walker Cup, the importance of experience at the Walker Cup, expectations for his professional life and reflects on meeting Tiger Woods while at Stanford.

Duration: 00:39:35

Ep. 79 - Stacy Lewis

Former LPGA Player of the Year Stacy Lewis joins The Clubhouse to discuss her victory at the Cambi Portland Classic, and what it means to pledge the entire winnings toward the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Lewis talks about how Hurricane Harvey has impacted her life, what was going thru her mind on the 18th hole, what this victory means for her career and what the future holds for Stacy Lewis.

Duration: 00:24:43

Ep. 78 - Juli Inkster

Hall of Famer Juli Inkster joined The Clubhouse following a win by her Solheim Cup squad over the weekend. Juli talked about her approach in coaching another winning American team, what becoming a viral Internet sensation was like, and which player was the breakout star behind the scenes in Iowa. Juli always expanded on her points made about women's golf following the win. For instance, Juli touched on how she doesn't feel the players, and the Tour, get the respect they deserve from...

Duration: 00:27:43

Ep. 77 - Brad Faxon

Eight-time PGA Tour champion and FOX golf broadcaster Brad Faxon joins The Clubhouse to discuss the incredible championship match that went down over the week at The Riviera Country Club. The U.S. Amateur final had Doc Redman taking on Doug Ghim and considering the back and forth, and amazing play, of both players, it was worth the chat. Later in the episode, Faxon talked about his own history at Riviera, a 63 in the final round of the 1995 PGA Championship, and how much he remembers from...

Duration: 00:43:33

Ep. 76 - PGA Championship Preview w/ David Duval

Shane breaks open the mailbag this week to answer a few looming questions around the golf world, including: Steph Curry's performance at the Ellie Mae Classic, moving the PGA Championship to earlier in the year and if it should return to match play, and ranking the top players with the best chance to win this week. Then, Shane is joined by major champion and former World #1 David Duval to preview the PGA Championship. Which players NEEDS to win the most and what does it mean for the guys...

Duration: 00:36:18

Ep. 75 - Peter Jacobson

Shane is joined this week by 7-time PGA Tour winner and current NBC Golf Analyst Peter Jacobson to discuss Jordan Spieth's win at The Open. Shane and Peter dive into Spieth's near epic collapse on the front-9 on Sunday, followed by a wild 13th hole, and one of the most impressive comebacks in the history of golf to finish out the round at Royal Birkdale for the win.

Duration: 00:37:23

Ep. 74 - Open Championship w/ Mike Tirico

One of the best broadcasters in the biz, Mike Tirico stops by for an awesome chat as he prepares to call his 21st Open Championship. Shane and Mike preview this year's tournament, share some great experiences from playing the course and being around the event, look ahead to who can win and if we will finally see a repeat major champion, and Mike finally answers the question as to why we don't call it the "British Open". Plus he shares some great stories about his broadcasting career,...

Duration: 00:43:43

Ep. 73 - Ashley Mayo

Just ahead of the 2017 US Women's Open (FS1 & FOX), Shane sits down with Golf Digest Senior Editor Ashely Mayo! The two focus their conversation on their recent trip to Scotland to play the Old Course at St. Andrews, a bucket list item for any golf fan. For anybody who has dreamt of traveling around the world to play some of the biggest courses, you'll definitely find this episode fun and interesting.

Duration: 00:40:01

Ep. 72 - Jim "Bones" Mackay

Former longtime caddie for Phil Mickelson, Jim "Bones" Mackay sits down with Shane just moments after it was announced he would be taking a TV job as a reporter for NBC and Golf Channel. Bones opens up on his relationship with Phil, what happened before the US Open between them and why they split, his decision to go into broadcasting instead of sticking to caddying, and what we can expect from him at the Open Championship. Plus, Bones dishes on his favorite win with Phil, and why those...

Duration: 00:33:46

Ep. 71 - John Wood | Phil & Bones breakup

Shane sits down this week with John Wood, caddie for Matt Kuchar and best friend of Jim "Bones" Mackay, who announced this week he will part ways with Phil Mickelson after 25 years. Wood shares some special insight into the relationship between caddie and golfer, especially with Phil and Bones, and dishes on much more about life on the bag and what really goes into it. Plus, a recap of a special week at Erin Hills that saw Brooks Koepka capture his first major!

Duration: 00:35:31

Ep. 70 - Live from Erin Hills w/ Curtis Strange & Paul Azinger

Live from Erin Hills in Wisconsin for the 117th US Open, Shane sits down with two-time US Open Champion Curtis Strange and PGA Championship winner Paul Azinger to preview the tournament. After spending a few days around the course, the guys break it down and give their thoughts on how the tournament will shake out. Given the conditions, how will the course play? Plus, how players will prepare for the tournament, Spieth and his "we" mentality, Dustin Johnson's outlook, how player "brands"...

Duration: 00:39:23

Ep. 69 - Paul Azinger on US Open & Tiger Woods

A big US Open Preview this week as we gear up for Erin Hills, Shane is joined by the always entertaining Paul Azinger. Paul discussed his comments made yesterday that players believe Tiger Woods has a real issue with pain medication. Plus, the two discuss Dustin Johnson and how impressive his turn has been, what Phil Mickelson's chances are next weekend, which guys to watch out for that don't fit a "bomber" style, and Zinger discusses his chances to win the 1993 US Open and why not winning...

Duration: 00:48:28

Ep. 68 - NCAA Champion Brad Dalke

Shane is joined this week by Brad Dalke, a name that may not be familiar to you now, but may be very soon. Brad has had a heck of a year, reaching the finals of the US Amateur, playing in the Masters, anchoring the NCAA Championship winning Oklahoma Sooners last week, and now gearing up to play in the US Open at Erin Hills. Shane and Brad talk about what a wild ride the past few months have been for him and preview golf's next major starting June 15th on the FOX Networks. Plus, Shane gives...

Duration: 00:33:36

Ep. 67 - Joel Klatt

Shane sits down this week with FOX Sports College Football Analyst Joel Klatt, golf aficionado who will also be covering the US Open with Shane at Erin Hills in just a few weeks. One of the most fun conversations we've had in a while, Shane and Joel discuss Joel's passion for the game, the time the two spent together at Erin Hills, and preview the tournament.

Duration: 00:53:32

Ep. 66 - Jaime Diaz

Shane is joined this week by Golf World Editor-in-Chief and Golf Digest Senior Writer Jaime Diaz, who has covered the game for decades. The two discuss an unlikely leaderboard from The Players this weekend that crownded Si Woo Kim champion and what that means for the game. Plus, the return of Ian Poulter, our focus as fans on just the top players in the sport, the PGA Tour's new deal with FedEx and why it has angered players, if Phil will ever win again, and why doesn't DJ seem psyched to...

Duration: 00:57:04

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