Ep 126 - Hello 2017…We’re Back

January 31, 2017

On our long overdue return show this week we take a look forward to 2017 with a nod to the big events, winners and news of 2016. Some Rory, some Tiger, some Stenson, some Day, some DJ, some Spieth, don't worry - we didn't do the entire World Rankings.

We catch up on our own golf (or lack of) over the last three months and the sorry news that our beloved Glen of the Downs has gone into liquidation, leaving us as golfing nomads in search of 18 new holes to call home.

And we wrap up with a quick look back on last week on the LPGA Tour, European Tour and PGA Tour and a preview of the events this week - The Dubai Desert Classic and The Waste Management Phoenix Open.


Ep 125 - GAME GOLF Season Breakdown

November 8, 2016
On the show this week we have a review of our own seasons, the stats we have about our games from GAME GOLF, our views on them after a season of using GAME GOLF Live and how this will affect our winter practice and our games going forward. 

We have a quick look across the headlines and the winners on the LPGA Tour, European Tour and PGA Tour over the last couple of weeks before wrapping up the show with a preview of the events of this week - The Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Invitational, The Nedbank Golf Challenge and The OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

Ep 124 - Padraig Soars In Portugal

October 25, 2016
On the show this week we have a chat about Rory and his new driving weapon of choice. Tiger Wood's new venture TGR is rumoured to be looking at purchasing TaylorMade. We discuss the ecosystem of equipments and pros, contracts and endorsements.

Ireland's hero Padraig Harrington won his first European Tour event for 8 years at the Portugal Masters and Justin Thomas defended his title at the CIMB Classic. We have a big chat about Padraig and try to figure our what will come next for him.

To wrap up the show, we preview The Blue Bay LPGA, The Sanderson Farms Championship and the final WGC of the year, the WGC-HSBC Champions from Shaghai where 42 of the top 50 are teeing it up this week.

Week 123 - Ryder Cup 2016 Review

October 6, 2016
On the show this week we look back on the Ryder Cup 2016 from Hazeltine National Golf Club with the USA emerging victorious in arguably one of the most entertaining Ryder Cups ever. It was golfing theatre and it was spectacular to watch. We talk about the winners, the losers, the captains, the vice captains, the players, the good, the bad, the ugly, the drama, the crowds, the before, the middle, the after and the future. 

We'll be back next week to review The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, a look towards the wrapping up of The European Tour season and the beginning of The PGA Tour season.

Week 122 - Ryder Cup Preview

September 28, 2016
On the show this week we are in full Ryder Cup mode. Everything seems to be pointing towards an epic battle and we do our best to discuss all the angles in our preview. 

How will the passing of The King, Arnold Palmer affect both sides and particularly the Americans and how will Rory's win boost him and the European team in their battle on US soil in Hazeltine National Golf Club. We break down the Captains, Vice Captains and the twelve men on both sides and still like everyone, struggle to come up with a winner...all we know is, we're going to love being in front of the TV this weekend.

We'll be back next week to review what the 40th Ryder Cup and to preview The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship played on three of the finest links courses Scotland has to offer.

Week 121 - Tiger, Ryder Cup Picks, FedEx Failing

September 13, 2016
On the show this week, we are back after a few weeks off and have mountains to catch up on. The golf world certainly didn't stop during our break.

Tiger announced his intent to return to competitive golf in October. Rory switched putters back to a Scotty Cameron and took on a new putting coach. The European Team filled up its roster with Darren's three picks. Davis made his first three of four picks for The USA. Jason Day joined Nike for clothing. And that's not even mentioning the tournaments were being won all over the world. 

To wrap up the show, we preview The Italian Open on The European Tour and fifth and final Major of the year for the ladies, The Evian Championship.

Week 120 - Furyk’s 58 and Olympic Golf Preview

August 9, 2016
On the show this week, we have a review of our own games and our preparation for our biggest club event of the year, The Captain's Prize. We talk about Nike's exit from the golf equipment market and talk about possible ramifications for their current stable of Pros including our own Rory McIlroy.

We review the The Aberdeen Asset Management Paul Lawrie Matchplay on The European Tour won by Anthony Wall and The Travelers Championship on The PGA Tour won by Russell Knox, and which will forever be remebered for the fantastic and historic 58 shot by Jim Furyk - the first 58 in PGA Tour history. 

To wrap up the show, we preview The John Deere Classic on The PGA Tour and The Men's Olympic Golf Competition from Rio de Janeiro.

Week 119 - PGA Championship Review - Wanamaker for Walker

August 2, 2016
On the show this week, we review the final Major of 2016 with Jimmy Walker emerging victorious at The 98th PGA Championship from Baltusrol Golf Club, one shot ahead of the charging Jason Day who made a spectacular eagle on the 18th to force Walker to par, which he calmly did to become the fourth first-time Major winner of 2016.

And to wrap up the show, we preview The Canadian Pacific Women's Open on The LPGA Tour, The Aberdeen Asset Management Paul Lawrie Matchplay on The European Tour and The Travelers Championship on The PGA Tour.

Week 118 - PGA Championship Preview with Steve Bamford of Golf Betting System

July 26, 2016
On the show this week, we preview the final Major of 2016 with Steve Bamford of Golf Betting System. The 98th PGA Championship takes place at Baltusrol Golf Club, New Jersey. 

Barry and Steve have an in depth talk about the course, the weather, skills and attributes required, the field, who we think will go well this week, discuss the Golf Betting System bets for the week and why they were picked and have a look through the field to see if there are any juicy long odds bets to be found.

We'll be back next week review the The PGA Championship, The RICOH Women's British Open, catch up on the news and a look ahead at the events of the coming week.

Week 117 - Peter Kostis Interview and The Open Championship Review

July 21, 2016
On a very special show this week, Barry had the pleasure of talking to Peter Kostis on the Sunday morning of The Open Championship. Peter is well known for his fantastic commentary on The PGA Tour for CBS, where we also get to hear his expert analysis of golf swings using the Konica Minolta BizHub SwingVision camera. Peter spoke to us about The Open, tips and advice for amateurs on various aspects of their games, changes to the game of golf, broadcasting and technology and a look forward to The Ryder Cup.

Barry and James also give their thoughts on one of the most phenomenal Open Championships and Majors' history with Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson going toe to toe for 36 holes over the weekend, with the powerful and scintillating Stenson emerging victorious at the end of a mesmerising battle at Royal Troon.

We'll be back next week with Steve Bamford of Golf Betting System to preview the final Major of the year, The PGA Championship from Baltusrol.