Golf Digest Podcast

Golf Digest Podcast

United States

Podcast by Golf Digest

Episodes

Episode 61: Tiger Woods Returns To Golf!  

With Tiger Woods set to return to competition after 15 months away from the game, Golf Digest's Sam Weinman, Matthew Rudy and Brian Wacker discuss Woods' outlook and what would constitute a successful showing.

Episode 60: The dos and don'ts of the college golf search process  

John Brooks, a former college golf coach who founded Red Numbers Golf, a company that helps juniors navigate the college placement process, talks with Golf Digest's Ryan Herrington about the college search process. Brooks discusses how high schoolers—and their families—can make the search less daunting and find the right place to continue their golf careers.

Fantasy Fix: The RSM Classic  

Golf Digest's Alex Myers and Joel Beall offer their expert analysis for 2016's final official PGA Tour event, the RSM Classic. A year ago at Sea Island, Kevin Kisner finally ended a run of close calls with an six-stroke victory. Will Kevin Chappell, a six-time tour runner-up including here a year ago, be this year's break-through winner? Or will Brandt Snedeker, Zach Johnson or Matt Kuchar, who all live in the area, enjoy being at home?

Episode 59: How to set up the perfect golf trip  

It's the time of year where many golfers are already thinking ahead to planning their annual golf trip for 2017. Golf Digest editors Sam Weinman, Ashley Mayo and Alex Myers discuss what's needed to set up the perfect trip: How do you balance on and off course activities? How competitive should it be? How do you set up tee times and logistics? And, most importantly, how do you keep everybody happy?

Fantasy Fix: OHL Classic at Mayakoba  

The field is wide open at this week's OHL Classic at Mayakoba, but Golf Digest's Alex Myers and Joel Beall can help you lock in on your fantasy lineup The recent play of Chris Kirk, Keegan Bradley and Ryan Moore is something our guys discuss, along with whether this is another course where we'll see low scores.

Episode 58: Florian Fritsch (aka the Euro Tour pro who doesn't fly)  

European Tour pro Florian Fritsch shares his fascinating story with Golf Digest's Alex Myers. The 31-year-old German retained his tour card in 2016 despite not flying to a single event. Fritsch tells the story of how his fear of flying started after playing college golf in the U.S. and how he has managed to continue playing professional golf while only driving and taking a trains and ferries.

Episode 57: Jon Rahm  

Jon Rahm joins Golf Digest's Ryan Herrington on this week's podcast. Rahm, the 2016 college player of the year at Arizona State, needed just four PGA Tour starts in the summer to earn enough money to qualify full-time in 2016-17. He talks about the quick assimilation into PGA Tour life, how he survived four years of college and the four-wheeled present he bought himself after earning his tour card.

Fantasy Fix: WGC-HSBC Champions  

The PGA Tour plays in Shanghai this week at the WGC-HSBC Champions event, and our fantasy gurus, Alex Myers and Joel Beall, discuss Bubba Watson, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and other smart plays for your fantasy lineup.

Episode 56: Madelene Sagstrom  

Sweden's Madelene Sagstrom shattered nearly every Symetra Tour record in 2016, becoming the first player not just to earn $100,000 in a single season, but also break the $150,000 mark. The 23-year-old former college golfer at LSU joined Golf Digest's Alex Myers to discuss the dominant season, what she's looking forward to about playing the LPGA Tour in 2017 and ... jigsaw puzzles.

Fantasy Fix: CIMB Classic  

Alex Myers and Joel Beall, our Fantasy Golf gurus, discuss the players to watch for (and a few to avoid) when filling out your lineups for the CIMB Classic in Malaysia.

Episode 55: The Golfers On The Famed "Sully" Flight  

Among the fortunate passengers on US Airways Flight 1549 were six golfers headed for a buddies weekend in Myrtle Beach. One of those golfers, Jeff Kolodjay, joins Sam Weinman to talk about the most surreal episode of his life, and seeing that story depicted on the big screen in the new movie "Sully".

Fantasy Fix: 2016-'17 PGA Tour preview  

Our fantasy experts, Alex Myers and Joel Beall, preview the 2016-'17 PGA Tour season from a Fantasy perspective, highlighting some of the up and comers (such as Jon Rahm) and sleepers to watch for. They also give you their picks for this week's Safeway Open.

Episode 54: Tiger's Return On Hold  

Alex Myers and Joel Beall hold an emergency podcast to discuss Tiger Woods' abrupt withdraw from this week's Safeway Open and the postponement of his much-anticipated return to competitive golf.

Episode 53: Brandel Chamblee  

The outspoken former tour player and Golf Channel analyst talks to Alex Myers about the recent Ryder Cup, his on-air spat with David Duval, and whether Phil Mickelson was vindicated by the Ryder Cup win.

Episode 52: A Wacky Start To Ryder Cup Week  

Golf Digest editors Alex Myers, Geoff Shackelford, and Brian Wacker discuss an eventful build-up to the 2016 Ryder Cup, from Phil Mickelson's spat with Hal Sutton, to Danny Willett's brother stirring the pot.

Episode 51: Arnold Palmer's life and legacy  

Golf Digest senior writer Jaime Diaz talks to digital editor Sam Weinman about Palmer's remarkable gift for human connection, and his underrated playing career.

Episode 50: Mike Tirico  

On the eve of the 40th Ryder Cup, one of NBC's lead announcers, Mike Tirico, joins Alex Myers on the Golf Digest Podcast. Tirico talks about his transition to NBC from ESPN, his plum assignments since coming over, his place in cable TV history, his Super Bowl prediction and why we all owe Tiger Woods and Chris Berman (Yes, Chris Berman) a debt of gratitude.

Episode 49: Andrew "Beef" Johnston  

Andrew "Beef" Johnston, cover star of our October issue, talks to Alex Myers about his dizzying rise to fame, and his hopes for 2017.

Fantasy Fix: Tour Championship  

The 2015-16 PGA Tour season comes to a close at the Tour Championship with our fantasy gurus Alex Myers and Joel Beall giving their picks for East Lake. They also mull who wins the player of the year award and who gets the final U.S. Ryder Cup captain's pick.

Vin Scully On Sandy Koufak  

Legendary baseball play-by-play announcer tells a story about Sandy Koufax.

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