Golf Digest Podcast

Golf Digest Podcast

United States

Podcast by Golf Digest

Episodes

Fantasy Fix: CareerBuilder Challenge  

Golf Digest editors Alex Myers and Joel Beall are back again, explore the best options for your Fantasy golf lineup at the CareerBuilder Challenge in Palm Springs, Calif. Among the players discussed is Bill Haas, the 2010 and 2015 winner who has earned more money in the event than any player in tournament history.

Fantasy Fix: Sony Open in Hawaii  

Golf Digest fantasy experts Alex Myers and Joel Beall breakdown the first full-field PGA Tour event of 2017, the Sony Open in Hawaii. Topics for discussion include two-time Sony winner Jimmy Walker's driver tweak, buddies Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth, and whether Hideki Matsuyama's hot play continues at a tournament where he has never made the cut.

Episode 65: The inside story of our America's 100 Greatest Golf Course ranking  

Golf Digest senior architecture editor Ron Whitten talks with Sam Weinman about Golf Digest's biennial ranking of America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses, how we construct the ranking, who votes on it, and what makes a great golf course.

Fantasy Fix: SBS Tournament of Champions  

Golf Digest's Fantasy Gurus Alex Myers and Joel Beall return for the new year with their analysis of the 32-player field at the SBS Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. Among their topics: the pros/cons of taking defending champion Jordan Spieth in this limited-field event.

Episode 64: Golf's Top Newsmakers of 2016  

Ryan Herrington, Jaime Diaz and Alex Myers discuss golf's biggest newsmakers in 2016. The conversation touches on memorable players (Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth) and moments (Ryder Cup, Olympic golf) as well as the passing of Arnold Palmer.

Episode 63: The New Rules Of Golf Etiquette  

Golf Digest editors Sam Weinman, Keely Levins, Alex Myers, and Joel Beall discuss the do's and don'ts of golf etiquette, and how they've evolved in the 21st century.

Episode 62: The best golf gift ideas  

Golf Digest fashion director Marty Hackel talks with Sam Weinman about what makes a great golf gift, and the best ideas for 2016.

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.

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