PGA Tour Recap, Lucas Glover, Ryder Cup countdown, Stephen Ames Champ Tour Win

Live with Co-Hosts Rafael Kalamat and Michael Bleackley

[EP 078] 

The Golf Podcast | PGA Tour Recap, Lucas Glover, Ryder Cup countdown, Stephen Ames Champ Tour Win

Raf and Mike run through the latest in golf news.

PGA Tour, Lucas Glover’s latest win and his Ryder Cup chances. Stephen Ames wins again at the Boeing Classic, we recap Cam Smith winning again on the LIV Golf circuit.

 

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Richard Zokol and Omar Uresti

TGP EP 077 151st open hampionship recap Richard Zokol and Omar Uresti

[EP 077] 

The Golf Podcast | Live With PGA Tour Alumni Richard Zokol and Omar Uresti

After a few weeks off, Rafael and Mike host PGA Tour alumni’s, Richard “Dick” Zokol and Omar Uresti.

We discuss the 151st Open Championship that Brian Harman won with a commanding 6 shot lead.

Omar calls in from Royal Porthcawl , Wales, England to share his insights and tell us about the week ahead at the Senior Open Championship.

 

 

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John Feinstein

TGP EP 076 Live With John Feinstein

[EP 076] 

The Golf Podcast | Live With John Feinstein – Author of “Feherty” – Sports Journalist – Washington Post

Raf and Mike host acclaimed author John Feinstein to chat about his most recent book “Feherty”, a biography about the infamous David Ferehty, most famous for his witty and spontaneous coverage of PGA Tour events, and former 5 time European Tour winner. John is a close friend of David Feherty and share some fantastic stories from David’s career and how he ended up becoming an announcer.

We recap the 2023 US Open tournament held at Los Angeles Golf Club. Wyndham Clark ended up taking home the trophy after Rickie Fowler let it slip from his grasp, Rory Mcilroy made it interesting as did Scottie Scheffler, neither of them had a good putting day though.

Tommy Fleetwood ties Johnny Miller’s final round 63 record, note that Miller was playing Oakmont and par was 71.

 

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Canadian Open Wrap Up

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[EP 075] 

The Golf Podcast | Canadian Open Wrap Up

Today our hosts, Raf and Mike recap the 2023 Canadian Open tournament held by Golf Canada and the PGA Tour at Oakdale Golf and Country Club in Toronto, Ontario.

Nick Taylor clinched the trophy on the fourth playoff hole with a 72 foot eagle putt breaking the heart of Tommy Fleetwood and accelerating the excitement of Canadian golf fans.

Nick was the first Canadian in 69 years to win our national championship, Pat Fletcher won 69 years ago at Point Grey Golf and Country Club in Vancouver.

 

 

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PGA-LIV-DP WORLD Tours Merge

EP074-PGA-LIV-DP WORLD Tours Merge

[EP 074] 

The Golf Podcast | Emergency Podcast: PGA-LIV-DP WORLD Tours Merge | PIF Saudi Fund Buys Professional Golf

Raf and Mike recap the news of the PGA Tour, DP World and LIV Golf merger today.

This has to be the largest news in professional golf and sports in decades.

 

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Jim McLean

EP 073 Jim McLean

[EP 073] 

The Golf Podcast | Live With Jim McLean – PGA Teaching Professional, SiriusXM Host, Author

 

Today our hosts, Rafael Kalamat and Michael Bleackley speak to Hall Of Fame golf instructor Jim McLean.

Jim is one of the greatest teacher in the modern game, having worked with many major and PGA Tour winners such as Greg Norman,Gary Woodland, Lexi Thompson, Keegan Bradley, Tom Kite and so many more. More amazingly over 250 his his past assistants have gone on to head golf professionals or directors of instruction.

Jim shares stories of teaching several celebrities too, Sylvester Stallone, Bill Murray, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, we dubbed him the “godfather” of golf instruction, he humbly gave credit to his predecessors like Jackie Burke, Ben Hogan, Bob Toski and other legends like Ken Venturi.

Jim talks about how he implemented the video camera to instruction, later getting involved with radar technology such as Trackman and Foresight products.

As a 73 year old, Jim is an inspiration, we thoroughly enjoyed this podcast, you will too.

 

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Lisa Cornwell and Tucker Booth

EP 072 Lisa Cornwell and Tucker Booth

[EP 072] 

The Golf Podcast | Live With Lisa Cornwell and Tucker Booth – Authors of “Troublemaker”

Today our hosts Raf and Mike speak to former Golf Channel personality Lisa Cornwell and Battle Rapper, Podcaster and Author Tucker Booth. The recently released book “Troublemaker” has been a 3 year collaborative effort for Lisa and Tucker, we dive into segments of the book relating to Lisa’s dealings with Brandel Chamblee at the Golf Channel and the overall working environment at the organization.

Lisa shares background on how she got addicted to golf and a couple fun stories about her passion to compete and occasional club toss (many years ago). She is one of us! Take a moment and read this book, Lisa has a fascinating journey and is not afraid to stand up for herself or others. Read the “3-Iron” chapter…

The foreward is written by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Lisa is related to Bill Clinton and shares how Hillary agreed participate in the book and talks about her relationship with the Clinton’s in the POTUS chapter.

Tucker Booth is always a pleasure to have on the pod, he shares his experience of working with Lisa and how they met, Tucker has made a name for himself in the golf world by previously publishing an article about Michael Whelan’s career at the Golf Channel.

Episode 72 delivers. We enjoyed the conversation immensely, you will too.

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 2023 PGA Championship Preview With Raf & Mike

Live with Co-Hosts Rafael Kalamat and Michael Bleackley

[EP 071] 

The Golf Podcast | Live – 2023 PGA Championship Preview With Raf And Mike

Today our hosts Rafael Kalamat and Michael Bleackley talk about the 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester New York.

Shout out to Kangol and Bigtime Showroom for the sweet bucket hats!

 

 

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Mark Baldwin

EP 070: The Golf Podcast | Live With Mark Baldwin

[EP 070] 

The Golf Podcast | Live With Mark Baldwin – SoCal Open Winner – Professional Golfer

Today, Raf and Mike speak with professional golfer Mark Baldwin after his recent win at the Socal Open. Mark recaps his victorious experience at Mission Hills Golf Resort, his decisive 7 shot victory over 2nd place beat a field of 297 participants.

Mark discusses his creative writing with Monday Q and shares his plans to play the Good Good Golf Invitational, although very secretive, this Good Good event is going to being really exciting.We can’t wait to see it. (@GoodGood @goodgoodpodcast ) Mark will be also competing in theUS Open qualifier and many other upcoming events.

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Jeff Bullock

[EP 069] 

The Golf Podcast | Live With TUGR Golf Founder Jeff Bullock

Today, Raf and Mike host Jeff Bullock, the founder of The Universal Golf Rankings. Jeff and his team have developed a new system to rank golf’s top players. The TUGR system is simple, unbiased and concise, easy for all of us to understand and could be a disruptor to the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) system currently in use.

 

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