Golf Digest Podcast

Golf Digest Podcast

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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.

Episode 48: TaylorMade CEO David Abeles  

TaylorMade CEO/president David Abeles joins Ryan Herrington on the Golf Digest Podcast to talk about the challenges that the golf-equipment industry faces and why the consumers should be bullish about the future golf.

Episode 47: Tiger Woods announces his return to golf  

In the wake of Tiger Woods' announcement he hopes to return to competition in October, Golf Digest editors Ryan Herrington, Sam Weinman, and Alex Myers discuss what it means for golf, and how competitive Woods can expect to be.

Fantasy Fix: BMW Championship  

We're getting into crunch time for the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup Playoffs. Our fantasy experts, Alex Myers and Joel Beall, discuss if there's anybody besides Rory McIlroy that you should be taking for your fantasy lineup from the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick Golf Club outside Indianapolis.

Fantasy Fix: Deutsche Bank Championship  

Our fantasy fix gurus, Joel Beall and Alex Myers, preview the Deutsche Bank Championship, with its Labor Day Monday finish at TPC Boston, by offering their expert advice on who to pick for the second FedEx Cup Playoff event.

Episode 46: Ryder Cup roundtable and all things across the pond  

With the U.S. and the European Ryder Cup team rosters starting to fill out, the upcoming event at Hazeltine National is starting to get interesting. Golf Digest editors Sam Weinman, Ryan Herrington and Alex Myers are joined by our European reporter, John Huggan, to discuss how things are shaking out and which team has the edge.

Episode 45: Jim Furyk  

PGA Tour veteran Jim Furyk joins Golf Digest's Alex Myers to discuss his recent bit of golf history, shooting a 58 at the Travelers Championship, along with his attempt to make the U.S. Ryder Cup team (in which he already an assistant captain) and the FedEx Cup playoffs.

Episode 44: Chubby Chandler  

Golf agent Chubby Chandler joins Sam Weinman to talk about the state of the golf business, his view on the Olympic Games, and the future of the European Tour.

Episode 43: The Olympic Golf Scene In Rio  

Golf Digest's Sam Weinman talks to Geoff Shackelford about the scene so far in Rio, where golf is making a return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence.

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