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 Apr 15, 2019

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The fried egg golf podcast provides expert commentary with the game's forefront players, architects and influencers.

Episode Date
Yolk with Doak Episode 15: A new course at Tara Iti, a Memorial Park update and Renaissance Club
01:06:19

In the return of the Yolk with Doak, Tom Doak joins to talk about his recent news. Tom and Andy talk about his new planned public course at Tara Iti in New Zealand, the Renaissance Club and the progress of Houston's Memorial Park and how it's been working with Brooks Koepka.

Jun 24, 2019
Episode 145: Charlie Danielson
42:26

Charlie Danielson joins the podcast after making the cut at the 2019 U.S. Open. Charlie and Andy discuss his qualifying for the U.S. Open after a major knee surgery that has kept him out of competition for the past year. Charlie goes into the transition from 4-time All-American at the University of Illinois to playing professionally and how the injury has made him reflect. Charlie also talks about his Saturday pairing with Phil at Pebble Beach and how it setup differently from his 2016 U.S. Open venue, Oakmont. 

Jun 19, 2019
Episode 144: Geoff Ogilvy - U.S. Open, Pebble, Winged Foot and life as a pro
01:27:20

Geoff Ogilvy stops by in Monterey to talk the U.S. Open. Geoff and Andy discuss the U.S. Open's identity, his win in 2006, how par has changed and much more.

Jun 14, 2019
Episode 143: Pebble Beach Golf Links with Garrett Morrison
01:16:46
The Fried Egg's Managing Editor Garrett Morrison joins the podcast to talk about his new role with The Fried Egg and this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Garrett and Andy discuss what makes Pebble Beach a great golf course and a championship test that has endured 100 years.
Jun 11, 2019
Episode 142: Ryan French - Sectional Qualifiers
33:12

In part two of our conversation with Monday Qualifier Founder Ryan French we zero in on the U.S. Open and its Sectional Qualifying. Ryan and Andy kick off the discuss the Web.com Tour putting an event opposite the U.S. Open and the difficult position it puts its players in. Then Ryan dives into some of the players who qualified and their interesting back stories which include funding their golf careers through Golden Tee.

Jun 07, 2019
Episode 141: Ryan French - Monday Q Info - Part 1
49:06

The man behind the famed Monday Q Info (@acaseofthegolf1) Twitter account, Ryan French joins Andy to discuss how he started his account and Monday Qualifiers and Mini Tour golf. Ryan discusses where his interest in Monday Qualifiers and Mini-Tour stems from and some of his favorite stories since starting the account. In part two Ryan and Andy discuss the U.S. Open Sectional qualifying and some of the back stories behind the lesser known players.

Jun 05, 2019
Episode 140: Seth Raynor & CC of Charleston with Anthony Pioppi
53:05

Author, historian, Executive Director of the Seth Raynor Society and podcast host Anthony Pioppi joins Andy to discuss Seth Raynor and this week's U.S. Women's Open host, Country Club of Charleston. Anthony discusses Raynor's career and how he got into golf as well as his famed template holes and what he expects from this week's tournament. 

May 29, 2019
Episode 139: Blake Conant - PGA Championship setup and Brooks' win
56:18

Andy is joined by up and coming architect Blake Conant to discuss the 2019 PGA Championship. Blake and Andy talk about the week at Bethpage and the PGA's setup of the course and how it effected the championship. They also discuss it compared to Erin Hills and Blake talks about what he would like to see more of in the professional game.

May 27, 2019
Episode 138: Geoff Ogilvy - 2019 PGA Championship, Bethpage Black, Brooks Koepka and more
43:02

The second half of Andy's latest conversation with Geoff Ogilvy centers in on the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage. Geoff gives his thoughts on the new schedule and the PGA's place in golf. They then discuss Brooks Koepka and his unbelievable run in majors and public perception. They close with a discussion on Bethpage Black, what type of players will succeed and what makes it a special venue.

May 14, 2019
Episode 137: Geoff Ogilvy - Tiger's win, putting & Trinity Forest
38:09

Geoff Ogilvy joins the podcast to chat Tiger's win at the Masters and what he thought of Sunday. Andy and Geoff then discuss par and its relation to Trinity Forest.

May 13, 2019
Episode 136: David Zinkand
01:05:10

Golf course architect David Zinkand joins the podcast to talk about his career. Andy and Dave discuss his time in college at Cornell and the Dreer Award and the opportunity to study abroad that came with it. Dave talks about how that experience altered his perception of golf course architecture and served as the foundation for his career. The conversation then flows through the distinct differences Dave experienced working for Arthur Hills versus architects such as Gil Hanse and Coore & Crenshaw. Andy and Dave then talk about a few of Dave's project work at Desert Forest, Old Elm and upcoming work to Canal Shores. 

May 08, 2019
Episode 135: Geoff Shackelford - Rustic Canyon, Municipal Golf, Superintendents and Photography
01:23:47

In part two of our latest podcast with Geoff Shackelford, Andy and Geoff discuss the design of Rustic Canyon. They discuss the role of affordable golf and more importantly, municipal golf as well as the superintendent industry. Geoff also asks Andy about the progression of his drone photography. If you missed part one check it out as the two talk about the recent happenings in golf.

May 01, 2019
Episode 134: Geoff Shackelford - Part I
43:56

Golf Channel and Golfweek contributor Geoff Shackelford joins the podcast to discuss the recent happenings in golf. Part one of Andy and Geoff's conversation starts with thoughts on Augusta's setup before meandering to the youth invasion in the game and technology. They then talk about the schedule and the good and bad of the condensed season. Part Two of the podcast will air later this week.

Apr 29, 2019
Episode 133: The California Golf Club
01:22:15

Former California Golf Club President Allan Jamieson and revered Golf Historian David Normoyle join the podcast to discuss the California Golf Club and their ambitious renovation effort in 2006. The podcast starts with an interview with Allan Jamieson discussing the politics of the club and dynamics of the club before and after the renovation. Following Allan's interview, David Normoyle joins to discuss the intricacies of the California Golf Club's history and all the aspects that went into the renovation with Kyle Phillips.

Apr 25, 2019
Episode 132: Introducing the National Links Trust
28:43

Michael McCartin and Will Smith join Andy to discuss their new non-profit The National Links Trust. They discuss the importance of municipal golf and the organizations vision and goals. To sign up for the National Links Trust's newsletter, visit their website here: https://www.nationallinkstrust.com/

Apr 23, 2019
Episode 131: 2019 Masters Recap with Shane Bacon
01:07:52

Fox Sports’ Shane Bacon joins Andy as they recap the 2019 Masters Tournament. They talk Tiger, his legacy, his style of play, Francesco, and others who had a chance this week. The two also discuss what lies ahead for the rest of 2019 and who has the best chances in majors moving forward.

Apr 14, 2019
Epiosde 130: Geoff Ogilvy - Final 9 at Augusta National
01:26:45

Geoff Ogilvy joins the podcast to talk about Augusta National. Geoff breaks down each hole and what makes it an unbelievable closing stretch. 

Apr 12, 2019
Episode 129: Geoff Ogilvy - The Front 9 at Augusta National
28:53

Geoff Ogilvy joins the podcast for another Masters episode. Andy and Geoff dive deep into playing Augusta National detailing the subtle design aspects that make the course a masterpiece. In this episode they discuss the front nine at Augusta National, the psychology of playing the course as a competitor and much more.

Apr 11, 2019
Episode 128: Geoff Ogilvy - Playing in the Masters
44:29

Geoff Ogilvy joins The Fried Egg podcast to discuss all things Masters. Geoff and And talk about what it’s like to be a rookie at Augusta, the feeling of being in contention on Sunday, how he learned to prepare for the event, and much more. They also discuss the agronomy at Augusta National and how the course sets up unlike any other on tour.

Apr 09, 2019
Episode 127: 2019 Masters Preview with Sean Martin
01:13:22

PGA Tour Senior Editor Sean Martin joins the podcast to preview the Masters. Andy and Sean discuss the biggest surprises from the 2019 season thus far and dive into the nitty gritty on the 2019 Masters. Learn why Sean is just lukewarm on Tiger's chances and the pair retell Monty's reaction to the 1997 Saturday pairing with Woods.

Apr 08, 2019
Episode 126: Aiken Golf Club
47:11

Andy is joined by Aiken Golf Club owner Jim McNair and golf course architect Blake Conant. Andy talks with Jim about how he and his family came to be owners of Aiken Golf Club and its rich, eventful history. Jim goes into detail about the renovation that he led in 1996 despite having no experience in architecture or construction and a small staff of 3. Following Jim, Andy calls Blake Conant to talk more about the golf course and what stuck most with Blake.

Apr 04, 2019
Episode 125: Eric Lippert - Head Professional at Pebble Beach
37:22

Andy recaps his visit to Pebble Beach Golf Links for the Summit and is joined by Pebble Beach's Head Pro, Eric Lippert. They discuss Eric's path to Pebble, his playing career, this year's U.S. Open and advice for a first timer to the resort.

Apr 01, 2019
Episode 124: Loss aversion in professional golf
47:04

University of Denver Professor Andrew Urbaczewski and Ryan Elmore join the podcast to discuss their paper on Loss Aversion in Professional Golf. Andrew and Ryan took a look at the effect that the change in par on the 2nd hole at Pebble Beach and 9th hole at Oakmont had on scoring in the U.S. Open. Read their paper here and listen to the podcast to learn about how changing the way you view par could change your scores for the better.

Mar 27, 2019
Episode 123: Ran Morissettt
57:49

Golf Club Atlas Founder Ran Morrissett joins the podcast. Ran and Andy discuss dogs on golf courses, the founding of Golf Club Atlas, critiquing golf courses, Ran's 147 Custodians and much more.

Mar 25, 2019
Yolk with Doak: Episode 14: Confidential Guide Volume 5 and visiting courses
36:29

In the latest edition of the Yolk with Doak, Andy and Tom Doak discuss his latest book, The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses: Volume 5. Tom discusses traveling through India and the unique golf courses and cultures. Tom also talks about a future book project centered around the topic of routing.

Mar 11, 2019
Episode 122: Geoff Ogilvy - The Players, Majors and The Vic Open
35:24

In part two of our most recent podcast with Geoff Ogilvy we discuss the PGA Tour's developing classes of events. Geoff talks about what he likes about invitationals and bigger events as a player. Andy and Geoff also talk about the PLAYERS and its attempt to become a major. The conversation wraps up talking about Geoff's most recent tournament playing the Vic Open a congruent event with the European Tour and LPGA Tour.

Feb 21, 2019
Episode 121: Geoff Ogilvy - Riviera, Slow Play & Adapting to modern equipment
43:42

Former U.S. Open Champion Geoff Ogilvy joins the podcast to discuss the latest happenings in golf. Andy and Geoff discuss the transition to the modern equipment including the low-spin and modern ball. They then talk about the weekend at Riviera, Geoff lends insight into what makes Riviera a course where veterans thrive and the two discuss potential solutions for slow play. Part two of the podcast will be released later this week.

Feb 20, 2019
Episode 120: Luke Donald
57:44

PGA Tour star Luke Donald joins the podcast to talk about his career. Luke and Andy discuss how he got to world #1, his favorite courses on Tour, how he practices, his top moments and much more. 

Feb 13, 2019
Episode 119: LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan
01:03:42

LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan joins the podcast. Mike talks about his aggressive approach to improving the LPGA Tour and what has succeeded and fallen short. He also discusses a few future ideas and what he's looking forward to in 2019. Listen to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify.

Feb 11, 2019
Episode 118: Ian Fillmore - Economist and co-author of Technological Change and Obsolete Skills: Evidence from Men’s Professional Tennis
01:01:42

What effect does technology have on golf? Maybe the question lies not in golf but elsewhere...

Economist Ian Fillmore joins us to discuss how the change from wooden racquets to composite racquets in tennis parallels the game of golf. Ian is an associate professor at Washington University of St. Louis and earned his PHD from the University of Chicago. You can read he and Jonathan Hall's paper Technological Change and Obsolete Skills: Evidence from Men’s Professional Tennis (link) and follow his website (link). 

Feb 05, 2019
Episode 117: Curtis James
01:25:43

Old Elm Club's Director of Agronomy Curtis James joins the podcast. Andy and Curtis discuss his background, how agronomy and turf work together, how a municipal course could improve on a shoestring budget and the transformation of the Old Elm Club.

Jan 29, 2019
Episode 116: Geoff Ogilvy - Scotland,and challenging vs hard golf
52:50

Geoff Ogilvy and Andy talk about Geoff’s recent trip to Scotland and the allure of links golf.  Geoff talks about the compelling aspects of women’s professional golf and how their game showcase architecture. Then the two discuss the idea of challenging versus hard golf.

Jan 21, 2019
Episode 115: Geoff Ogilvy - Hawaii Swing, New Rules and challenging pros
43:03

In the first episode of our new series with former U.S. Open Champion Geoff Ogilvy, Andy and Geoff discuss Waialae and Kapalua and their unique challenges. They also dive into what they like and don't like about the new rules in golf as well as testing the world's best players.

Jan 16, 2019
The Yolk with Doak - Episode 13: Memorial Park and the PGA Tour
33:54

Tom Doak joins Andy to discuss his new project redesigning Houston’s Memorial Park Golf Course. The popular municipal design is planning on hosting the 2020 Houston Open. Doak talks about his plans for the site, working with Brooks Koepka and some of his thoughts on testing Tour pros.

Jan 14, 2019
Episode 114: Roberto Castro Part II
01:00:02

PGA Tour player Roberto Castro joins The Fried Egg podcast for part 2. He and Andy talk how he builds his schedule, golf design trends, pace of play on the PGA Tour and much more.

Jan 11, 2019
Episode 113: Roberto Castro Part I
48:52

PGA Tour player Roberto Castro joins the podcast. In part one, Andy and Roberto talk about the role of golf course architecture in golf, Roberto's time on the PGA Tour and Web.com Tour and how distance has changed the game. Roberto also discusses the difference in major championship setups to the regular week setup and how winning is underrated. 

Jan 07, 2019
Episode 112: Michael McCartin & East Potomac Park GC
01:13:11

Andy is joined by golf course architect Michael McCartin to talk about municipal golf, specifically Washington DC's East Potomac Golf Course. The conversation starts with Michael's background and how he got into golf course architecture working for Tom Doak and Renaissance Golf Design. The two then get into a discussion about Michael's graduate school thesis (read here) on Washington DC's East Potomac Park Golf Course. Upon opening, the reversible Walter Travis design became one of the nation's most popular and greatest municipal golf facilities. Today, it's a shell of its original self but has an opportunity (thanks to an upcoming change in management) that will allow for capital improvements.

Nov 25, 2018
Episode 111: Patrick Boyd Part II
52:39

Patrick Boyd is the founder of National Custom Works and Boyd Blade and Ferrule. Patrick is one of the few people in golf making hand-crafted irons and also sports a wealth of golf course architecture. In part two we discuss fun golf courses, the fair police and take a trip down memory lane talking golf equipment of the yesteryear. If you missed part one, check it out and learn about Patrick's background and how he got into the equipment industry. 

Nov 20, 2018
Episode 110: Patrick Boyd Part I
01:00:40

Andy is joined by Patrick Boyd founder of National Custom Irons and golf course architecture nut. They discuss Patrick’s company, custom irons, his role at Sweetens Cove and much more.

Nov 19, 2018
The Yolk with Doak - Episode 12: Sand Valley, golf in England and listener Q&A
57:31

In the latest edition of the Yolk with Doak, Tom Doak discusses his new project at Sand Valley. The two discuss Tom's desire to do different types of projects, his affinity for golf in England and then answer some listener questions.

Nov 11, 2018
Episode 109: Colin Sheehan Part III
46:18

Andy and Colin discuss the start of the Outpost Club, developing courses, caddying and much more. If you missed Part I or Part II of our podcast with Colin check them out.

Nov 06, 2018
Episode 108: Colin Sheehan Part II
35:41

In part two of a three part podcast, Colin and Andy discuss Colin's career as a writer, golf architecture, golf in the UK and much more. 

Nov 05, 2018
Episode 107: Colin Sheehan Part I
46:14

The Fried Egg podcast is back with Yale Golf Coach Colin Sheehan. In part one, Andy and Colin discuss a wide range of topics from collegiate golf to golf course architecture. Part two will air on Monday, November 5th.

Oct 28, 2018
Episode 106: Cobbs Creek Golf Course
01:02:38

Joe Bausch and Mike Cirba join the podcast to discuss their work on the Cobbs Creek restoration project. Joe and Mike have been working tirelessly to get the Hugh Wilson municipal design restored over the past 11 years. We discuss the course's history, what spurred the restoration effort and the future of Cobbs. 

For more information on Cobbs check out following links

Friends of Cobb's Creek

Golf Club Atlas Thread

Bausch Photo Collection

Bausch History Collection

Sep 11, 2018
Episode 105: Shane Bacon
01:27:19

Fox play-by-play commentator and host of the Clubhouse podcast Shane Bacon joins the podcast. We talk about how Shane got into the golf business, the USGA calendar, the upcoming Ryder Cup and much more. 

Aug 27, 2018
Episode 104: 2018 PGA Championship Recap
01:28:53

SB Nation's Brendan Porath and ESPN's Kevin Van Valkenburg join the podcast to recap a wild 2018 PGA. We discuss, Brooks Koepka, Tiger's run, Adam Scott's close call, the golf course and much more.

Aug 13, 2018
Episoode 103: 2018 PGA Championship Preview
01:21:14

SB Nation's Brendan Porath and ESPN's Kevin Van Valkenburg join the podcast to preview the 2018 PGA Championship. We discuss last week's Bridgestone, who has the most to gain from a win at Bellerive and even have a drop in weather report from Gary Player. 

Aug 07, 2018
Episode 102: Changing golf with Kevin Van Valkenburg
01:20:59

ESPN's Kevin Van Valkenburg joins Andy Johnson to discuss the changes each one of them would make to golf if they had the chance. They also discuss the recent happenings on Tour and look ahead to the PGA Championship. 

Jul 31, 2018
Episode 101: 2018 Open Championship Recap
01:18:22

Brendan Porath and Sean Martin are back to recap the thrilling 2018 Open Championship. We talk Molinari's win, Tiger's surge, Rory, Spieth Xander and look ahead to the PGA.

Jul 23, 2018
Episode 100: Open Championship Preview
01:10:46

Brendan Porath and Sean Martin are back to preview this week's Open Championship! Sean gives us his on the ground report while Brendan breaks down the keys to staying awake for the whole Open. 

Jul 18, 2018
Episode 99: Chicago Golf Club
01:07:09

Chicago Golf Club Historian John Moran and Superintendent Scott Bordner join the podcast to discuss their historic course and the 2018 U.S. Senior Women's Open.

Jul 11, 2018
Episode 98: Andrew Green Part II
01:03:25

The second part of our podcast with golf course architect Andrew Green is live. In part two we discuss Andrew’s restoration projects which include Inverness, Oak Hill and Scioto among others.

Jul 09, 2018
Episode 97: Andrew Green - Part I
52:42

Golf course architect Andrew Green joins the pod for the first of a two part podcast. In part I Andrew discusses how he got into golf, how he approaches his business, his recent trip to Scotland and much more.

Jul 02, 2018
Episode 96: Casey Krahenbuhl
01:03:08

Casey Krahenbuhl joins the podcast to talk golf course architecture. We discuss the whether today's architects would design better courses than the golden age architects, Casey's recent work for David McLay Kidd at Mammoth Dunes and much more. 

Jun 26, 2018
Episode 95: U.S. Open Recap with Brendan Porath and Sean Martin
01:04:28

Brendan Porath and Sean Martin join the podcast to discuss the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills. We discuss Brooks Koepka's win, the course setup, Phil and much more.

Jun 18, 2018
Episode 94: U.S. Open Preview Podcast with Brendan Porath and Sean Martin
01:15:58

The PGA Tour's Sean Martin and SB Nation's Brendan Porath joined the podcast to preview the 2018 U.S. Open. We discuss Shinnecock Hills, players we like, dream U.S. Open rotas and much more.

Jun 12, 2018
Episode 93: U.S. Open Picks with Paulie
29:08

Our resident picks expert Paulie drops by the podcast to talk U.S. Open. We talk one and done, draftkings, longshots and strategy for this week's U.S. Open

Jun 12, 2018
The Yolk with Doak: Episode 11: Michigan Golf
01:01:29

Tom Doak and Don Placek join the podcast to discuss their favorite golf courses in the state of Michigan.

Jun 06, 2018
Episode 92: Eamon Lynch
51:52

While attending Mammoth Dunes’ opening day, Golfweek contributor Eamon Lynch joined the podcast to discuss the Sand Valley resort, golf in the UK vs US, the PGA Tour schedule to date and the upcoming U.S. Open.

Jun 01, 2018
Episode 91: Geoff Shackelford
01:20:13

Golf analyst and noted golf course architecture expert Geoff Shackelford joins the podcast to discuss the AT&T Byron Nelson at Trinity Forest, the upcoming PGA Tour schedule and the future schedule.

May 21, 2018
Episode 90: Gil Hanse Part II
53:07

In part two of the Gil Hanse podcast, Andy and Gil discuss some of Gil’s latest projects, how he’d split ten rounds of golf across America and much more.

May 16, 2018
Episode 89: Gil Hanse Part I
56:00

Golf course architect Gil Hanse joins the podcast for a two-part podcast. In part one he discusses his career to date, golden age architecture, the Olympic Course in Rio and much more.

May 14, 2018
Episode 88: 2018 Players Preview
01:13:28

The PGA Tour's Sean Martin and SB Nation's Brendan Porath join the podcast to preview the 2018 PLAYERS Championship. We talk about players who have surprised and disappointed, the course and our picks for this week's tournament.

May 08, 2018
Episode 87: Bill Coore and Jim Craig at Sand Valley
47:35

Live from Sand Valley’s opening day festivities Andy Johnson is joined by Bill Coore and Jim Craig of the renowned Coore & Crenshaw design firm. They talked about their brand new par-3 course The Sandbox, their 18-hole Sand Valley design, working for the Keisers and more.

May 04, 2018
The Yolk with Doak: Episode 10: The Loop
48:46

In this episode, Andy Johnson and Tom Doak are joined by Renaissance Golf Design Associate Don Placek to discuss the Loop, the revolutionary reversible golf course in Michigan. 

Apr 30, 2018
Episode 86: Geoff Ogilvy - Part II
46:11

In this episode, Geoff talks about how he got into golf course architecture, strategy, PGA Tour setups, his thoughts on TPC courses, and much more. If you missed part I be sure to check it out!

Apr 25, 2018
Episode 85: Geoff Ogilvy Part I
48:00

2006 U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy joins the podcast. Geoff and Andy talk about his career on the PGA Tour, whether winning is overrated, why the Masters is the greatest event in golf and much more.

Apr 23, 2018
Episode 84: Tyler Rae
01:10:58

Golf course architect Tyler Rae joins the podcast to talk about his career. We begin our conversation with a lengthy discussion on the brilliance of Donald Ross, his most under the radar designs, his best designs and talents. The conversation then moved to Tyler’s career and experiences working for Keith Foster, Coore & Crenshaw and Ron Prichard.

Apr 18, 2018
Episode 83: Andy Staples
01:30:57

Golf course architect Andy Staples joins the podcast to discuss his career. We dive into his affinity and passion for Community golf, his restoration of Meadowbrook C.C. and what he learned about Willie Park, courses that have inspired him, restoration and renovation and much more. 

Apr 16, 2018
2018 Masters Recap with Brendan Porath
01:16:16

Brendan Porath joins the podcast to discuss the 2018 Masters. We talk Patrick Reed, Rickie, Spieth, Rory and much more. 

Apr 10, 2018
2018 Masters: Sunday Preview
21:16

Will Knights joined the podcast to breakdown Saturday's action and look ahead to Sunday's final round.

Apr 08, 2018
2018 Masters Preview
57:49

I am joined by the PGA Tour's Sean Martin, SB Nation's Brendan Porath and the Creative Director for Summit Golf Brands Billy Draddy. We talk about what we love about the Masters, our favorite storylines going into the week, Phil's practice round outfit, Masters scripting and who we like to win the 2018 Masters. 

Apr 04, 2018
2018 Masters: Paulie's Picks
30:10

Paulie joins the podcast to discuss strategies and players for DraftKings, office pools and one and done leagues. 

Apr 03, 2018
Augusta Archives: Stewart Hagestad
40:18

2017 Masters low amateur winner Stewart Hagestad joins the podcast. We discuss his run in the 2017 Masters, how he prepared for the week, his favorite holes at Augusta National and much more.

Apr 02, 2018
Augusta Archives: Craig Stadler
31:38

1982 Masters Champion Craig Stadler joins the podcast to talk about Augusta and the Masters. A few of the topics we discuss include the Champions dinner, Craig's win, what about Augusta fit his game, the future of the Masters and much more.

Apr 02, 2018
Augusta Archives: Steve Scott
30:14

Welcome to the Augusta Archives, conversations with present and former Masters competitors. In this episode 1997 participant Steve Scott joins the podcast to talk about his experience in the Masters, the golf course and his favorite memories from his week at Augusta.

Apr 02, 2018
The Yolk with Doak: Episode 9: Routing Part II
01:08:05

Welcome back for part two of our discussion with Tom Doak and Don Placek about routing, one of the most difficult and important aspects of golf course design.

Mar 30, 2018
The Yolk with Doak: Episode 8: Routing Part I
01:03:15

Tom and I are joined by Renaissance Golf Associate Don Placek. Besides aiding in the every aspect of projects, Don is also responsible for Renaissance's artwork. Don, Tom and I jump into the endless discussion that is routing. Enjoy. 

Mar 27, 2018
Episode 82: Superintendent Roundtable
01:17:09

A few of the brightest young stars in the superintendent industry join the podcast. Shoreacres' Brian Palmer, Glen View Club's Brian Moore, Bob O' Link's Scott Pavalko and fellow golf nerd Jason Way joined for the first ever live podcast at Oak Park C.C.. We discussed their careers, working with architects, restoring Golden Age courses and much more.

Mar 19, 2018
Episode 81: Zac Blair
01:06:01

PGA Tour player Zac Blair joins the podcast to talk about Northern California golf, Jack Nicklaus stories, PGA Tour setups and best golf cities.

Mar 14, 2018
Episode 80: Recapping Tiger at the Valspar
01:09:27

SB Nation’s Brendan Porath and the PGA Tour’s Sean Martin join the podcast to talk about Tiger’s performance, what we expect going forward, Sam Burns, Augusta and much more.

Mar 12, 2018
Episode 79: Arron Oberholser
01:20:23

Arron Oberholser joins the podcast to catch up about the start of the PGA Tour season. We kick off the conversation discussing a few San Francisco golf courses and the notion of score to par vs. shot values for professional golf. We then dive into Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods, the WGC schedule and much more. 

Feb 28, 2018
Episode 78: Ed Loar
49:35

Web.com Tour professional Ed Loar joins the podcast to talk about his career. Ed is one of the older guys on the Web.com Tour and has played golf on almost every Tour in the world. We discuss the ups and downs of golf, his recent stretch of great play on the Web.com Tour and how professional golf has changed over the years.

Feb 26, 2018
The Yolk with Doak: Episode 7: Renaissance Golf, George Thomas and Bel-Air CC Part III
56:10

The third and final part of the latest episode of the Yolk with Doak is live. In this episode we continue to discuss George Thomas, Bel-Air CC and golf course architecture as a whole with Tom Doak and his associates.

Feb 21, 2018
The Yolk with Doak: Episode 6 - Renaissance Golf, George Thomas and Bel-Air CC Part II
46:23

In part II of the Renaissance Golf, George Thomas and Bel-Air CC episode, Tom and his associates Eric Iverson, Brian Schneider, Blake Conant and Kye Goalby discuss the career of George Thomas and his Bel-Air design.

Feb 19, 2018
The Yolk with Doak: Episode 5 - Renaissance Golf, George Thomas and Bel-Air C.C.
01:06:43

In the latest edition of the Yolk with Doak, Andy Johnson talks with Tom Doak and Renaissance associates Eric Iverson, Brian Schneider, Kye Goalby and Blake Conant. In part one of the three part podcast they cover how Renaissance Golf and golf course construction works before diving into George Thomas and Bel-Air C.C. in part two. 

Feb 13, 2018
Episode 77: Sean Tully
01:28:19

Zac Blair and I are joined by golf course superintendent and historian Sean Tully. We discuss Northern California golf, Alister MacKenzie, technology, Pebble Beach, Cypress Point, robot mowers and much more.

Feb 07, 2018
Episode 76: Michael Weaver
43:55

Kyle Nathan and Andy Johnson are joined by Web.com Tour Player Michael Weaver. We discuss how Michael got into golf, the Latin American Tour, his run at the 2012 U.S. Amateur, playing in the Masters and much more.

Feb 01, 2018
Episode 75: 2018 Waste Management Open
23:37

Paulie and Kyle Nathan join to breakdown who to pick for one and done leagues and DraftKings at TPC Scottsdale. 

Jan 30, 2018
Episode 74: Brandel Chamblee
01:10:04

Kyle Nathan and Andy Johnson are joined by Golf Channel Analyst, former PGA Tour player and author Brandel Chamblee. We discuss Jon Rahm's ascension, the modern golf swing, technology, Tiger Woods and much more. 

Jan 25, 2018
Episode 73: 2018 Farmers Insurance Preview
45:33

Kyle Nathan and Paulie join the podcast to discuss last week's CareerBuilder and Abu Dhabi events. We then discuss Tiger's return and the rest of the field at Torrey Pines for this year's Farmers Insurance

Jan 23, 2018
The Yolk with Doak: Episode 4 - Streamsong
01:09:16

In this episode, we discuss the building of the Florida golf mecca, Streamsong. The building of Tom's Blue course and Coore & Crenshaw's Red course was one of the most unique and collaborative in the history of golf.

Jan 22, 2018
Episode 72: Mike Cocking
01:05:24

Australian Golf Course Architect Mike Cocking joins the podcast to discuss his career. Mike works with Michael Clayton, Geoff Ogilvy and Ashley Mead (OCCM), we discussed how he got into design, some of their recent projects, the history of Australian architecture and the ideal itinerary for an Australian golf trip. 

Jan 19, 2018
Episode 71: 2018 CareerBuilder Preview
46:03

Paulie and Kyle Nathan join the podcast to recap the Sony Open and preview the CareerBuilder. Paulie lends his expertise navigating the field and picking out some players for one and done and DraftKings. We also dive into some listener questions and overrated/underrateds.

Jan 16, 2018
Episode 70: Richie Ramsay
01:29:48

European Tour winner and former U.S. Amateur champion Richie Ramsay joins the podcast. We discuss Richie's career, turning pro before a Walker Cup, Anthony Kim and his favorite courses in the British Isles.

Jan 15, 2018
Episode 69: 2018 Sony Open Preview and Picks
49:28

Our resident fantasy expert Paulie joins the podcast to talk about the Tournament of Champions, who to pick for one and done and Draftkings at the Sony and some predictions for 2018.

Jan 09, 2018
The Yolk with Doak: Episode 3 - Waialae C.C., The Sony Open and Seth Raynor
01:06:42

In the latest episode of The Yolk with Doak, we discuss Tom's consulting work at Seth Raynor designed Waialae Country Club, host course of the Sony Open. We talk about the changes to Waialae over the years, what he learns from PGA Tour players, Seth Raynor and much more.  

Jan 08, 2018
Episode 68: Jim Urbina Part II
32:09

In part two of the Jim Urbina podcast we discuss Jim's background, C.B. Macdonald and Seth Raynor's use of templates, the importance of superintendents and the building of Old Macdonald. 

Jan 03, 2018
Episode 67: Jim Urbina Part I
53:57

Golf course architect Jim Urbina joined the podcast for a two part episode. We discuss restoration, easy things courses can do to improve, Perry Maxwell, Alister MacKenzie, his California courses and much more.

Jan 02, 2018
Episode 66: Jon Cavalier & Zac Blair - 2017 Golf Season Rehash
01:25:55

Jon Cavalier and Zac Blair join the podcast to discuss the 2017 golf year. We breakdown the ten best "new to us" courses that we saw, a few courses that surprised us, architecture, our plans for 2018 and much more. We discussed Jon's calendar in the podcast, to purchase the calendar check out these instructions - https://twitter.com/LinksGems/status/940726753152131075

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Dec 28, 2017
Episode 2: The Yolk with Doak: Golf Course Architecture 101 Part II
01:03:03

In part two of Golf Course Architecture 101, Tom Doak discusses what makes a great green complex, front to back sloping greens, best golf course architecture books for beginners and dive into some overrated/underrateds. 

Dec 26, 2017
Episode 65: Mark Broadie
45:48

Mark Broadie joins Kyle Nathan and Andy Johnson to talk about golf statistics. We discuss how he came up with the strokes gained statistics, how they work, the world rankings, who he expects to breakout in 2017 and much more. 

Dec 21, 2017
The Yolk with Doak: Episode 1 - Golf Course Architecture 101 Part I
58:55

Tom Doak and Andy Johnson discuss Golf Course Architecture 101. In the first of a two part episode, Tom elaborates on what golf course architecture is, the different schools of design, routing and much more.

Dec 18, 2017
Episode 64: Hero Debrief with Adam Sarson and Brendan Porath
01:09:40

Brendan Porath and Adam Sarson joined the podcast to talk about Tiger’s return at the Hero and what to expect in 2018. We also touch on our favorite moments of 2017, make predictions for 2018 and talk about Tiger’s Monster sponsorship.

Dec 04, 2017
Episode 63: Paul Goydos
01:08:53

PGA Tour Champions star and 2-time PGA Tour winner Paul Goydos joins the podcast to talk about his career, Tiger Woods, bifurication and much more!

Nov 29, 2017
Episode 62: Mailbag Podcast
01:03:09

Kyle Nathan joins the podcast to answer your questions. The conversation hits extensively on the ball and today's professional game, Rickie Fowler and Justin Rose's career, the Hall of Fame and architects, and a slew of overrated/underrateds. 

Nov 22, 2017
Episode 61: Keith Foster
01:16:34

Golf course architect Keith Foster joins the podcast to talk about his career. Our discussion includes trees, the restoration process, his solo work, Colt and Alison and A.W. Tillinghast.

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Nov 17, 2017
Episode 60: Bill Coore Part II
01:02:11

In part II, Bill discusses the concept of par, Trinity Forest and challenging the world's best and answers some listener questions. If you missed part I listen to it here.

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Nov 13, 2017
Episode 59: Bill Coore Part I
01:08:40

Legendary golf course architect Bill Coore joins the podcast to talk about his career in golf. In part I, we discuss the architects and courses who have had the most influence on his career and go into detail in some of his most famous projects. Listen to part 2 of the podcast here

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Nov 10, 2017
Episode 58: Kyle Franz Part II
52:58

In part II of the Kyle Franz podcast we talk about golf in the British Isles, the ground game and professional golf, desert golf and overrated/underrated. If you haven't checked out Part I, listen here

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Nov 08, 2017
Episode 57: Kyle Franz Part I
50:00

Golf course architect Kyle Franz joins the podcast to discuss his career and golf course architecture. In part I, Kyle talks about his background, working with some of today's great architects and Donald Ross and other great golden age architects.

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Nov 07, 2017
Episode 56: A Design Discussion with Jay Blasi & Brett Hochstein
39:30

Architects Jay Blasi and Brett Hochstein join the pod to discuss the dark ages of golf course architecture and what the future holds for those courses.

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Nov 04, 2017
Episode 55: Curtis Tyrrell
01:24:00

I am joined by Medinah Country Club's Director of Grounds Curtis Tyrrell. We talk about how he got into the industry, his experience renovating courses with Rees Jones and Tom Doak, stories from hosting a Ryder Cup and much more.

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Oct 23, 2017
Episode 54: The Buck Club
01:09:29

I am joined by Zac Blair and DJ Piehowski to talk golf course architecture and The Buck Club.

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Oct 19, 2017
Episode 53: Post Presidents Cup Mailbag
01:05:44

Kyle Nathan (@drawsnfades) joins the podcast to answer your questions about the Presidents Cup, the new PGA Tour season, mid am regulations and much more.

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Oct 04, 2017
Episode 52: Kyle Hegland
01:11:21

Sand Hills Superintendent and golf course architecture nut Kyle Hegland and I sat down to talk in the Sand Hills library over the weekend. We talk about the drastic temperatures and unique challenges of maintaining Sand Hills, the genius of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, golf course architecture and much more. 

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Oct 02, 2017
Episode 51: PGA Tour Season Review & Presidents Cup Preview
01:15:51

SB Nation's Brendan Porath and the PGA Tour's Sean Martin join the podcast to talk about the 2016-2017 PGA Tour season, the young stars of the PGA Tour, the Presidents Cup and much more. 

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Sep 27, 2017
Episode 50: FedEx Cup Mailbag
01:12:37

Kyle Nathan (@drawsnfades) joins the podcast to talk FedEx Cup and answer mailbag questions. 

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Sep 21, 2017
Episode 49: Patrick Newcomb
01:07:31

Mackenzie Tour and Latin American Tour star Patrick Newcomb joins the podcast to talk about his strong 2017 season. We talk about bucket hats, his start at this week's Portugal Masters, playing around the world and much more.

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Sep 21, 2017
Episode 48: Mailbag III
01:17:32

Kyle Nathan @drawsnfades joins the podcast to answer listener questions. We talk about Augusta National's new Chairman Fred Ridley, the FedEx Cup, the U.S. Am, the Walker Cup selections and much more. 

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Aug 25, 2017
Episode 47: Jay Blasi
01:29:20

I am joined with golf course architect Jay Blasi. Jay and I discuss the future of golf course design, technology, Sharp Park, the reaction to Chambers Bay and much more.

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Aug 19, 2017
Episode 46: Mike DeVries
01:23:03

I am joined by golf course architect Mike DeVries. We talk about his background and how he got into architect, the philosophy of routing, golden age architects and much more.

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Aug 17, 2017
Episode 45: 3 Man Weave with DJ Piehowski & Tron Carter
01:15:14

DJ Piehowski and Tron Carter join the pod to talk about the battle for the final top 125 spots We talk about relegation, the idea of a Death Panel and to answer listener questions.

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Aug 17, 2017
Episode 44: Post PGA Championship Mailbag Podcast
01:01:51

Kyle Nathan @drawsnfades joins the podcast to answer mailbag questions and recap the PGA Championship. We discuss Justin Thomas, Louis Oosthuizen, some golf course architecture and Mid-Am Golf. If you want to ask a question for the next mailbag do so here and as always if you enjoy the podcast please rate and review us in iTunes and Stitcher.

Aug 15, 2017
Episode 43: Mailbag Pod
57:50

Kyle Nathan @drawsnfades joins the pod to answer the latest mailbag questions. We talk PGA Championship coverage, future PGA sites, a potential PGA Tour stock market and much more. 

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Aug 10, 2017
Episode 42: Talking PGA, U.S. Am & Walker Cup with Sean Martin
01:16:08

The PGA Tour's Sean Martin comes on the podcast to discuss the U.S. Amateur, Walker Cup and PGA Championship. The conversation floats between the subjects and also touches on technology, the business side of amateur golf and much more. Sean mentioned a piece he wrote on Brian Harman at the end of the podcast, here's the link to it. 

Aug 08, 2017
Episode 41: PGA Championship Picks with Paulie
39:47

Our resident picks guru @friedeggpaulie joined the podcast to breakdown who he likes at this week's PGA Championship. We talk about the changes made to Quail Hollow and who it should help at 2017's final major championship. 

Aug 08, 2017
Episode 40: Brian Silva
01:24:35

Golf course architect Brian Silva joins the podcast to talk about his career. The conversation meanders from how he got his start in the industry, the essence of strategy and template holes. 

Aug 02, 2017
Episode 39: 2017 Open Championship Recap
01:24:24

DJ Piehowski and Tron Carter joined the pod to recap what we saw at Birkdale. We talked extensively about Kuchar's tough loss and what Spieth's trajectory is.

Jul 24, 2017
Episode 38: 2017 Open Championship Preview
01:26:02

Skratch's DJ Piehowski and No Laying Up's Tron Carter join the podcast to preview this year's Open. We dive into Royal Birkdale, Bryson's big win at the Deere, Rory's struggles and our picks to win. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate and review it in the iTunes store. 
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Jul 18, 2017
Episode 37: Dr. Greg Cartin
01:06:51

Sports psychologist Dr. Greg Cartin joins the podcast to speak about how to think while on the golf course. Dr. Greg works with a handful of PGA and Web.com Tour players to get them to maximize their results on the course.  

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Jul 12, 2017
Episode 36: Geoff Shackelford
01:28:06

Golf writer and golf course architecture expert Geoff Shackelford joins the podcast. We discuss a variety of topics including golf course architecture, technology and professional golf.

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Jul 04, 2017
Episode 35: Scott Fawcett
01:26:05

Scott Fawcett joins the podcast to talk about how he works with Tour professionals and elite amateur players to manage their games better. Scott's DECADE system is being used by 25 Tour players and many of the top college programs. We talk about what the DECADE system is, how he came up with it and how he puts it in practice with his students and himself. 

Jun 27, 2017
Episode 34: U.S. Open Recap
01:02:30

DJ Piehowski and Brendan Porath join the pod to rehash the 2017 U.S. Open. We discuss Brooks Koepka's win and his future major championship prospects, JT and Rickie, who impressed and Erin Hills. 

Jun 19, 2017
Episode 33: U.S. Open Preview
01:15:49

I am joined by DJ Piehowski and Brendan Porath to discuss this week's U.S. Open at Erin Hills. We dive deep into the hoopla which is the U.S. Open, Erin Hills, the superstars, young guys trying to get a major and the older players who are trying to add to their legacies. 

 
Jun 14, 2017
Episode 32: David Esler
01:24:31

I am joined by golf course architect David Esler to talk about his career, his playing days at Ohio State and what has come of the Scarlet Course, some of his projects including his new Oregon coastline course Pacific Gales and much more.

Jun 03, 2017
Episode 31: Lance Ringler
43:01

I am joined by Golfweek's Lance Ringler to recap what's happened so far at the NCAA Men's Championship and look ahead to the final three days. Lance talks about how he got into college golf, some of his favorite players and we discuss what has surprised us and impressed us from this year's championship. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.

May 29, 2017
Episode 30: Wyndham Clark
21:04

College's top ranked player, Oregon's Wyndham Clark joins the podcast to talk golf before this weekend's NCAA Championship. We talk about how he got into golf, what it's like to play at Oregon and his plans after graduation.

 
May 26, 2017
Episode 29: Zac Blair, Tron Carter and DJ Piehowski
01:08:09

Zac Blair joins the three man weave to discuss his Players, the 9 he made on 17, Johnny Miller and much more.

May 13, 2017
Episode 28: Steve Wenzloff
34:14

The PGA Tour's VP Of Design Services Steve Wenzloff joins the podcast to discuss the changes made at TPC Sawgrass and how they approach renovations and builds to PGA Tour venues. 

May 11, 2017
Episode 27: PLAYERS Preview
01:01:36

The pod is onsite as I am joined by No Laying Up's Tron Carter and Skratch's DJ Piehowski to discuss the PLAYERS and the mystery of Ken Duke's snub.

May 11, 2017
Episode 26: Jeff Mingay
01:16:55

Golf course architect Jeff Mingay joins the podcast to talk about his career, TPC Sawgrass and Augusta National, overlooked great architect AV Macan, music and much more.  Also available on iTunes and Stitcher.

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Apr 28, 2017
Episode 25: Jake Nichols
01:14:48

Jake Nichols joins the podcast to talk about analytics and stats on the PGA Tour. Topics covered include who he expects to breakout, how he and the 15th club work with clients, how amateurs can use stats better and much more.

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Apr 27, 2017
Episode 24: NOLA Preview with Tron Carter & DJ Pie
01:12:35

No Laying Up's Tron Carter and Skratch's DJ Piehowski join the podcast to talk about the Heritage, Valero and to preview the PGA Tour's team event the Zurich Classic. 

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Apr 26, 2017
Episode 23: Riley Johns
01:22:19

I am joined by Riley Johns, a up and coming golf course architect who recently finished his first solo project with Keith Rhebb at Winter Park. Before Winter Park, Riley worked for great architects such as Tom Doak, Coore & Crenshaw and Rod Whitman.

Apr 18, 2017
Episode 22: Masters Recap with Tron Carter, Adam Sarson & DJ Piehowski
01:11:31

To breakdown Sergio's major triumph I am joined by Sergio's biggest fan Adam Sarson as well as No Laying Up's Tron Carter and Skratch's DJ Piehowski. 

 

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Apr 10, 2017
Episode 21: Masters Sunday Preview with Tron Carter & Young Neil
46:44

I am joined by No Laying Up's Tron Carter and Young Neil to talk about Saturday's action and preview what to expect from Sunday's. 

Apr 09, 2017
Episode 20: Tron Carter & DJ Piehowski
58:24

No Laying Up's Tron Carter @troncarter and the PGA Tour's DJ Piehowski @djpie join the podcast to discuss the first two rounds of the Masters and what to expect this weekend.

Apr 08, 2017
Episode 19: Arron Oberholser
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Arron Oberholser joins the podcast to talk golf. We talk about how equipment has changed the game, the upcoming Masters, golf courses and architecture, Tiger Woods chances of playing at Augusta and the Grayson Murray situation.

Mar 31, 2017
Episode 18: Nick Hardy & Dylan Meyer
01:00:15
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I am joined by two of Illinois golf stars Nick Hardy and Dylan Meyer. I talk to each of them for a half hour about their golf careers, life in college and Illinois' golf teams. 

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Mar 17, 2017
Episode 17: Tom Doak - Part II
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Part two of the Tom Doak podcast focuses on Tom's life as a golf course critic and we debut our new regular segment of overrated/underrated. If you missed it here is part 1 of our conversation.

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Mar 17, 2017
Episode 16: Tom Doak
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I host the illustrious architect Tom Doak. Because of Tom's generosity with his time, we split the podcast into two parts.

Part I focuses on Tom's background, projects and architectural philosophies and in Part II which will be published on Friday, March 17th, we focus on his life as a golf critic and golf courses to see around the globe.  Listen to Part II

Tom recently joined Instagram and is a great follow, his profile is here @doakgolf. And be sure to check out his books if you enjoy golf course architecture and golf courses here

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Mar 16, 2017
Episode 15: Sean Martin
01:20:27

I am joined by the PGA TOUR's Sean Martin. Sean is a longtime scribe for the golf industry and we chat in detail about the PGA TOUR, the future of golf, names of the past and splice in some golf course architecture talk. 

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A link to Sean's Bryan Brothers piece he mentioned on the Podcast.

 
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 14: Josh Gregory
01:07:21
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Two-time National Champion coach at Augusta State and now PGA Tour coach Josh Gregory joins to talk golf, specifically his approach to coaching and his students John Peterson, Kelly Kraft, Patrick Reed and Henrik Norlander.

 

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Feb 16, 2017
Episode 13: Zac Blair & Jon Cavalier
01:25:38
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National Golf Links of America Photo Credit: Jon Cavalier @linksgems

I am joined by Zac Blair and Jon Cavalier to talk golf courses and architecture. Topics range from Cypress Point and the Monterey Peninsula to architects to template holes and much more.

 

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Feb 09, 2017
Episode 12: Tee-K Kelly
01:21:09

I talk golf with former Ohio State star golfer Tee-K Kelly. Tee-K recently turned professional after a standout amateur and college career, earning full-status on the PGA Tour Latin American Tour for 2017. We talk about how he got into the game, his amateur career, favorite courses and what he is working on to take his game to the next level. 

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Feb 01, 2017
Episode 11: Michael Clayton
01:17:06

I chat with Australian golf legend Michael Clayton. We discuss Michael's long career on the European Tour and what it was like to play with Seve Ballesteros, along how technology has been a detriment to the game, and OCCM's latest projects. 

 

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Jan 30, 2017
Episode 10: David McLay Kidd
01:07:48

Our latest guest is one of today's finest architects, David McLay Kidd. David has designed the likes of Bandon Dunes, Nanea Golf Club and Gamble Sands to name a few and is currently working on projects at Sand Valley and Rolling Hills C.C. Our talk covered a wide variety of topics including how he got into architecture, his experience building Bandon Dunes as an unknown architect in his 20s, his Sand Valley and Rolling Hills projects and some nitty gritty architecture talk. Follow David on Twitter using the button below.

Jan 11, 2017
Episode 9: Stewart Hagestad
01:14:42

We talk with the 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur Champion Stewart Hagestad. Stewart had a thrilling victory at Stonewall in September over Scott Harvey and with the win earned himself an invitation to Augusta National for the 2017 Masters. We talk with Stewart about the win at Stonewall, his prep for Augusta, his Walker Cup chances and his friendships with some PGA Tour players. 

 

Here's the famed Barstool Video that we discussed on the podcast.

Dec 22, 2016
Episode 8: Jon Cavalier
01:15:06

We talk golf, photography, golf course architecture and golf courses with the man behind @LinksGems, Jon Cavalier. Get to know Jon better and pick up a few tips on golf course photography and golf courses along the way. 

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Dec 20, 2016
Episode 7: Keith Rhebb
01:03:04
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Keith and Riley at Winter Park GC

We talk with Keith Rhebb, one of golf's up and coming architects. Keith has worked for over a decade as an Associate for Coore and Crenshaw and recently finished up his first solo project teaming up with Riley Johns and Blake Conant to build Winter Park GC in Orlando Florida. Keith came on podcast and we talked about how he got into golf course architecture, his experience working with Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, the Winter Park project and his goals for the future. 

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More on Winter Park from the Golf Channel

Dec 14, 2016
Episode 6: Zac Blair
59:19

We talk PGA Tour and golf course architecture with PGA Tour pro Zac Blair! Topics range from Zac's unique path to the PGA Tour, his upcoming 2017 schedule, his golf course The Buck Club and a lot of golf course architecture talk. If you don't already follow Zac and the Buck Club on Twitter below. 

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Dec 06, 2016
Episode 5: Vince India
52:13

We talked with Web.com Tour member Vince India about life as a professional golfer, both on and off the course. 

From the podcast, here is John Peterson's Christmas decorations.

Yeah, I lost my mind again this year. New house, new scheme. #took5days #wortheveryminute

A video posted by John Peterson (@jpetepga) on Nov 26, 2016 at 4:43pm PST

Nov 29, 2016
Episode 4: Rob Collins
01:11:47

We talk golf course architecture with golf course architect, Rob Collins.  Rob is the principal designer of King Collins Design and responsible for the build and design of Sweetens Cove Golf Club. Listen here: 

 

Some materials referenced in the podcast: 

Montane Club

Jason Way Geeked on Golf Article

Nov 22, 2016
Episode 3: USC Golf Coach Justin Silverstein
53:14

We bring back the podcast to talk some college golf with USC's Justin Silverstein! We cover a bevy of topics including USC's program and their fall season, the most impressive college players in the country, how college golf changed in the recent years, and what Justin expects from National Championship site Rich Harvest Farms.

Nov 17, 2016
the fried egg podcast: Episode 2 - Jim Herman
45:23
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We spoke with PGA Tour winner Jim Herman about his career thus far, his win at the Shell Houston Open, how he's preparing for the Open Championship, life on tour and golf course architecture.  Hope you enjoy!

Jul 07, 2016