Talk Birdie To Me

By Nick O'Hern & Mark Allen

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Tour Pro's Nick O'Hern and Mark Allen talk everything golf every week on the leading Australian Golf podcast. The latest news, issues, and stories from Australia, Asia, the USA, Europe and from the PGA, LIV, and everything in between. As two guys who played at the highest level internationally, they tell it like it is, and take you behind the scenes to get an inside look into the world of golf, and we chat to listeners about what they're seeing, thinking about golf and about their own game.

Nick O’Hern reached #16 in the world rankings and is the only person ever to beat Tiger Woods twice in matchplay. Mark Allen is a former Touring Pro of 15 years - played a British Open at Carnoustie, and in his career has hit 12 hole in one' can see the video of one of them here!

Together, this is their podcast - Talk Birdie To Me. Everything golf, every week. Wherever you get your podcasts.

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Episode Date
🏌🏿‍♂️Bonus: Mark & Nick Q&A: 'Sprinkler-Gate', LIV, Geelong Courses, & the St. Andrews of New Zealand
Jul 24, 2024
Ep73: Xanders' Big Win, Should Pros Play More Links Golf,, & Mark tells a Former Pro to 'Get His Head Out of His Arse'
Jul 23, 2024
Ep72: Metropolitan & Huntingdale Propose Merger, 'Scottie Scheffler is a Dork' & 'Playing With Steve Elkington was a Nightmare'
Jul 16, 2024
☎️ Voicemail: Lewy from Melbourne
Jul 12, 2024
Ep71: Marko on 'the Worst Coach I Ever Had', Nick's Masterclass on Hitting Out of the Long Rough
Jul 10, 2024
🏌🏿‍♂️Bonus: Golf Australia CEO James Sutherland on the 2024 Australian Open
Jul 08, 2024
☎️ Voicemail: Chris from Howlong
Jul 06, 2024
Ep70: Mark: "PIF, PGA, DPWT & SSG Soon to Join", and Nick is Annoyed Over a Listener Comment
Jul 02, 2024
☎️ Voicemail: Paul from Melbourne
Jun 29, 2024
🏌🏿‍♂️Bonus: Super Coach Jonathan Yarwood: 'Golf is Artistic, Not Scientific'
Jun 28, 2024
🏌🏿‍♂️ Bonus: Nick & Mark Q&A: Tiger, Bryson, Rory, Lexi, Coolum & Practice Aids
Jun 26, 2024
Ep69: Mark 'The Most Important Player in Golf Right Now', Nick Talks Isleworth. And Pros who had 'Super Slumps'
Jun 25, 2024
☎️ Voicemail: Glenn from Echuca
Jun 21, 2024
Ep68: US Open Full Wrap, Why Rory Needs a New Caddie, Pressure Putting Masterclass.
Jun 18, 2024
🏌🏿‍♂️ Bonus: Nick & Mark Q&A Session
Jun 12, 2024
Ep67: Nick: 'Why Rahm Can't Win the US Open', Marks Top 5 Shots to Win US Opens, & We Talk Milkshakes at Golf Courses
Jun 11, 2024
☎️ Voicemail: Former Tour Pro Scott Laycock
Jun 05, 2024
Ep66: Live at Southern Golf Club: Minjee's US Open, Top 5 Golf Divorces, New PGA Chair Ian Baker-Finch, & Coffs Feedback
Jun 04, 2024
☎️ Voicemail: Ed from Adelaide
Jun 03, 2024
Bonus: Todd Woodbridge 'Golf Opened More Doors For Me Than Tennis'
May 29, 2024
Ep65: Vale Grayson Murray, Top Aussie Lefties, & Mark: 'The Stupidest Thing in Golf I've Seen in My Life'
May 28, 2024
☎️ Voicemail: Damian from Melbourne
May 26, 2024
Bonus: Steve Bann on Coaching Baker-Finch, Allenby, Appleby, Choi
May 23, 2024
Ep64: Nick & Mark's Criminal Confessions, Xander Wins a Tight One, & Why Tiger Was Told to 'Stop Talking'.
May 21, 2024
Bonus: The Wonders of Tara Iti & Te Arai with Jim Rohrstaff
May 15, 2024
Ep63: Australian Open...What's Going On?? Nicks Top 100 Course Criteria; & Mark Reviews PK South.
May 15, 2024
Bonus: Golf Digest's Steve Keipert 'Our Top 100 List Has Divided Opinion and We Get That'
May 08, 2024
Ep62: Top 5 'Worst Courses on Tour', How Many Majors Will Brooks Win, & Cape Wickham 'Not Close to #1'.
May 07, 2024
Ep61: Aust Golf Digest Has No Credibility & Are Koepka, Bubba & DJ Set to Leave LIV?
May 01, 2024
Bonus: Pro Golfer Hannah Gregg 'Sandbelt Golf Was a New Experience', & Snake Stories from Australia!
Apr 29, 2024
Ep60: Why 'Boring Golf' is 'Good Golf', Nelly Korda 'Crazy Good' & Those Rory Rumours
Apr 23, 2024
☎️ Voicemail: Scott from Brisbane
Apr 22, 2024
Ep59: US Masters Debrief; Rory McIllroy a Lock for the Aust Open? And Jason Days Outfits..We Discuss.
Apr 16, 2024
Bonus: US Masters 'After the Cut': Scheffler On Fire, Bryson in Play, & Davis, Fox, Smith in the Hunt
Apr 13, 2024
Bonus: US Masters. Caddie Simon Clarke in Augusta & Hole by Hole Analysis of the Course
Apr 10, 2024
Ep58: US Masters: Who'll Win, Who Won't Win, and the Dark Horses
Apr 09, 2024
Ep57: Inside Goss on 2024 Aust Open Venue, Best 'Ace' Holes in the World, and Nick Talks Playing Augusta
Apr 03, 2024
Bonus: Peter 'Chook' Fowler - Golf Legend & Short Game Master
Mar 27, 2024
Ep56: Inside Info from PIF/PGA Bahamas Meeting, Full Swing 2, and is Hatgate Resolved?
Mar 26, 2024
Ep55: Scheffler on Fire, Nicks NZ Report, and Why Mark Skipped Playing Augusta for a Party
Mar 19, 2024
Ep54: Nick O'Hern 'I Was DQ'd Because of a John Daly Bender' & Scheffler's Putting Back on Track
Mar 13, 2024
Ep53: LIV/PGA: 'Fights Now Not Worth Fighting', Min Woo's Big Payday, & Hannah Green's Birdie, Birdie, Birdie!
Mar 06, 2024
☎️ Voicemail: Dave from Aspendale, Victoria
Mar 03, 2024
Bonus: VERY Bad Behaviour at the 1998 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne
Feb 28, 2024
Ep52: Nick O'Hern "I Was on the Winning Score in the US Open, 9 Holes Left". What Happened Next?
Feb 27, 2024
Bonus: PING's Matt Austin: How Often Should You Upgrade Your Clubs?
Feb 21, 2024
Ep51: Mark's DP World Tour/PIF Theory, Tiger Shanks it, Spieth is DQ'd, and 'Golf Ambush Marketing'
Feb 20, 2024
Ep50: 'Cheat Sheets' at Phoenix Open, the Best Par 3's in Australia & 'King Kobori'
Feb 13, 2024
Bonus: Gary Lisbon: World Renowned Golf Course Photographer
Feb 08, 2024
Ep49: $3b (US) Investment in the PGA, Pebble Beach, Top 5 Wanker Moves in Golf, & Passing of a Golf Legend
Feb 06, 2024
Ep48: 'Torrey Pines is a Joke', Dodgy Behaviour from Tour Pros, & Rahm's LIV Team
Jan 30, 2024
Bonus: OCM's Mike Cocking on the Huntingdale Redevelopment
Jan 24, 2024
Ep47: PGA & LIV Talking, Monahan's Role 'Untenable', Big Win For Nick Dunlap, Lucas Herbert to LIV
Jan 23, 2024
Ep46: Why Players Dislike the Australian Open. Latest on PGA/LIV. What is Tigers Next Move?
Jan 16, 2024
Best Of: Nick O'Hern Masterclass on Hitting out of the Pinestraw
Jan 12, 2024
Best Of: Mark Allen's Top 5 Worst Rules in Golf History
Jan 09, 2024
Best Of: Nick O'Hern Masterclass on Acceleration Out of the Bunker
Jan 07, 2024
Best Of: Mark Allen's Top 5 US Open Shots of All Time
Jan 04, 2024
Best Of: Nick O'Hern Masterclass on Fades v Draws
Jan 02, 2024
Best Of: Mark Allen's Top 5 Golf Movies of All Time
Dec 31, 2023
Best Of: Nick O'Hern Masterclass on Downhill Chipping
Dec 28, 2023
Best Of: Nick O'Hern's Top 5 Golfers With Ironic Names
Dec 25, 2023
Best Of: Mark Allen Masterclass 'It's All in the Hips'
Dec 23, 2023
Best Of: Nick O'Hern's Top 5 Shots Pros Would Like a Redo on
Dec 22, 2023
Ep45: Tiger Woods, LIV/PGA, Top 5 best things in 2024 & Min Woo Sizzles!
Dec 19, 2023
Ep44: Is the PGA/LIV agreement dead? Rahm, Rory, Aussies PGA Tour Exemptions & 2023's Top 10 Shots
Dec 12, 2023
Ep43: The Open Analysed, The Ball Rollback & Bifurcation, & is Nick Leaving the Pod?!?
Dec 05, 2023
Ep42: Min Woo Lee is Cooking! Cam Smith's Performance, Does Australia Get a 2nd LIV Event?
Nov 28, 2023
Ep41: Micheluzzi, Åberg, Why a Caddy is Crucial, and Golf Clubs in Trees
Nov 21, 2023
Ep40: Hong Kong Antics, Camilo Villegas' Win & the Top 5 Most Broken Rules in Golf
Nov 14, 2023
Ep39: Do World Rankings Mean Anything Anymore? PGA/LIV deal update. And Tiger Stories.
Nov 07, 2023
Ep38: Asia-Pacific Amateurs, Bunker Play Tips, & Top 5 'Wind Players'
Nov 01, 2023
Ep37: Carpark Issues, Duffs, Lamingtons and Lots of Golf !
Oct 24, 2023
Ep36: LIV World Ranking Points, Min Woo Lee Wins, & Drug Testing on Tour
Oct 17, 2023
Ep35: Mark Allen: "This Guy Will be a Golf Superstar"
Oct 10, 2023
Ep34: Ryder Cup post analysis, Matchplay Tips, the PGA/LIV schedule
Oct 03, 2023
Ep33: Solheim Cup, Presidents Cup & Who Would Make an Australian Ryder Cup Team?
Sep 26, 2023
Ep32: Ryan Fox, Golf Dorks & Top 5 'Bad Behaviour' Moments in Golf
Sep 19, 2023
Ep31: Minjee Lee Wins & LIV / PGA in 2024
Sep 12, 2023
Ep30: Nick O'Hern Names His Top 3 Golf Courses in the World.
Sep 05, 2023
Ep29: Nick & Mark Name Their Best Player of the Year
Aug 29, 2023
Ep28: The Fedex Cup, Viktor Hovland, Fred Astaire & Pizzas
Aug 22, 2023
Ep27: The Matilda's, The Yips, Butt Sweat, & Shorts on the Golf Course
Aug 15, 2023
Ep26: Anchoring, Bryson Goes Insane, and Tiger Woods Joins the Board
Aug 08, 2023
Ep25: Worst Dressed Golfers & the 'Stupidest Thing' Mark Has Seen on a Golf Course'
Aug 01, 2023
Wrap of The Open, and the Top 5 Hardest Players to Watch Over the Ball
Jul 25, 2023
Bonus: British Open 2023
Jul 19, 2023
Ep23: 'Golf is a Stupid Game'
Jul 19, 2023
Ep22: Pebble Beach, Cam Smith wins LIV, and Presidents Cup 2028
Jul 12, 2023
Ep21: When Nick Gave Bernhard Langer a Putting Lesson; and Mark's 'Tiger Woods' Theory
Jul 04, 2023
Ep20: How To Get More Distance on Your Drive
Jun 27, 2023
Ep19: US Open Wrap & the Top 5 US Open Shots Ever
Jun 20, 2023
Bonus: US Open 2023
Jun 15, 2023
Ep18: Merger Update, US Open, & Mark Names a 'Mongrel Golfer'
Jun 14, 2023
Bonus: PGA and LIV Merge. What Does It Mean?
Jun 09, 2023
Ep17: Nick: How Rory McIlroy Can Improve His (already great) Swing
Jun 06, 2023
Ep16: Best (Or Worst!) Ever Caddy Nicknames
May 31, 2023
Ep15: The PGA is Playing Hardball
May 22, 2023
Bonus: Nick O'Hern & Mark Allen's PGA Preview
May 18, 2023
Ep14: Importance of Your Pre-Shot Routine
May 16, 2023
Ep13: What Adam Scott Has In Common With Darth Vader
May 09, 2023
Ep12: Nick O'Hern is 'Turning Japanese I Really Think So'
May 02, 2023
Ep11: LIV Adelaide - One Massive Party
Apr 24, 2023
Ep10: Nick O'Hern: Golf Needs a Shot Clock
Apr 18, 2023
Ep9: Masters Wrap: Rahm's Win, Plus Koepka, Tiger, Mickelson & the Trees !!
Apr 12, 2023
Bonus: Masters Preview - Nick O'Hern & Mark Allen Predict Their Winner
Apr 06, 2023
Bonus: David Micheluzzi's Breakout Year
Apr 05, 2023
Ep8: The National, The Masters, and the Commentators Curse
Apr 04, 2023
Ep7: Can Jason Day Win The Masters?
Mar 28, 2023
Ep6: The PGA Drama Has Been Fantastic!
Mar 21, 2023
Ep5: The Five Worst Ever Rules in Golf
Mar 15, 2023
Ep4: Mark Allen 'The Worst Person I Ever Played With'
Mar 07, 2023
Bonus: Wade Ormsby Talks LIV - Exemptions, Playing Rights, Fees, Contracts
Mar 03, 2023
Ep3: Nick O'Hern 'We Mortgaged Our House to Play in the US'
Mar 01, 2023
Ep2: It's Scary How Good Jon Rahm Is
Feb 21, 2023
Ep1: No Way That LIV Golf Players Should Return to the PGA
Feb 15, 2023
Trailer: Talk Birdie To Me
Feb 13, 2023