Fore Play

Follow Fore Play
Share on
Copy link to clipboard

"Fore Play" is a weekly podcast by common golfers, for common golfers. Trent, Riggs and their wide variety of guests talk about everything golf like normal folks sitting at a bar watching coverage, venting about the game's difficulties, and weighing in on pro gossip. Your classic golf addicts, the "…

Barstool Sports


    • Jun 30, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekdays NEW EPISODES
    • 1h 35m AVG DURATION
    • 475 EPISODES

    Listeners of Fore Play that love the show mention: smash factor, foreplay, riggs, lurch, fore play, green jacket, frankie, better than sex, tiger woods, caddy, handicap, golf guys, golf world, golf media, talking golf, mulligans, tiger's, common golfer, golf channel, cart.



    Search for episodes from Fore Play with a specific topic:

    Latest episodes from Fore Play

    The Architect, with David McLay-Kidd

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 78:06

    David McLay-Kidd and some trusted associates sit down with Riggs at Gamble Sands in Washington. The designer of Gamble Sands, Bandon Dunes, Mammoth Dunes, The Castle Course at St. Andrews, and much more, has an announcement. We have some questions: on design philosophy, mistakes made, terrain differences, starting points, green sites, what qualities make a “great” golf course, and much more.

    A Day With Steph Curry & An Airline Pilot

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 101:26

    Steph Curry played in the Half Moon Bay Barstool Classic. We spent the day with him. It was real and it was spectacular. We're also joined on set by Austin, a commercial airline pilot (25:45), who answers all our pressing questions. Plus, Matt Wolff and others join LIV, we are adding our first Canadian Classic stops, and we're embarking upon a Scotland trip.

    Matt Fitzpatrick, The Champ

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 111:13

    Matt Fitzpatrick is in studio (5:32) with the U.S. Open trophy. We talk cross-handed chipping, ignoring Riggs' FaceTime, and eternal glory. After Fitz, we discuss Koepka to LIV, the Tour's new events series, Immelman replacing Faldo, and Morikawa pouring milk in before cereal.

    U.S. Open Knee-Jerk Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 124:40

    We start recording as Fitz & Willy Z play the 72nd hole. We react to Matthew Fitzpatrick winning his first major, Zalatoris finishing 2nd again, TCC's performance, Rory's standing in the game, JT's drain issue, LIV no shows, the future, food, and much more.

    U.S. Open Preview with Danny Rapaport

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 107:24

    Golf Digest reporter Danny Rapaport joins us live from The Country Club in Brookline to talk U.S. Open, LIV Golf, contentious pressers, picks, scoring conditions and more. Duane Bock makes an appearance to drop a few Kiz stories. Frankie learns of a physics experiment that calls into question human consciousness as we know it.

    Wilbur Live Show with Kiz & Kirk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 106:11

    Our first ever live show coming to you from the Wilbur Theater in Boston. We're joined by Kevin Kisner (00:27:59:21) and Kirk Minihane (00:54:33:12) with a special appearance from Frankie's mental coach Dr. Bhrett McCabe (00:18:41:18) Much to discuss with LIV, Phil's presser, the U.S. Open at The Country Club, and muuuuch more.

    Billy Horschel: “Well this should be very interesting”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 134:18

    Billy Horschel, quite aware of everything we've said about him, joins the show for 90 minutes (33:17). And he's not afraid to discuss our history. We get into our past comments and where we stand, how we got here, everyone's thoughts on the latest LIV developments, winning Jack's tournament, winning $10M+ in the 2014 FedEx Cup, a relationship with Tiger Woods, and much, much more. There's also quite a bit of breaking news to react to.

    Uneasy LIV'n

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 106:27

    Phil joins LIV. Kevin Na announces his resignation from the PGA Tour. We discuss — should the Tour copy LIV Golf's team concept? Are players really to blame for “taking the money”? What will happen next? What will the majors do? Will the Tour enact lifetime bans?

    DJ's Goodbye; Packed Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 141:41

    DJ joins LIV Golf. The list is out. We're joined by Rachel Heck (2021 NCAA individual champion & 2022 NCAA team champion) (01:31:28) and Taylor Montgomery (KFT grinder and PGA Tour bubble boy) (01:57:38). We take from the galleries. We BS. It's classic us.

    Building An Empire with Nadeshot

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 114:04

    Nadeshot (00:42:53) — founder of the Esports team 100 Thieves, builder of a gaming and streaming empire, huge golfer, and a Fore Play fan — joins the show. We discuss the early days of competitive gaming, building a success story despite his parents not understanding, golf's similarities to gaming, significant others packing suitcases for you, and much, much more. In news, Sam Burns takes down Scottie Scheffler in a playoff, LIV Golf has yet to announce the field for its upcoming event, and the U.S. Women's Open descends upon Pine Needles in Southern Pines, North Carolina.

    Corey Kispert & Brian Urlacher

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 106:11

    Two guests. A weird start to the show. We've got NBA forward, former Zag, and huge golfer Corey Kispert (00:15:00) talking everything about NBA life and golf as a 6 foot 6 fella. Brian Urlacher (01:21:07) discusses a hall of fame football career and life after (aka playing golf).

    PGA Championship Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 110:11

    JT wins. Mito crumbles. Tiger WDs. The year's second major went out with a BANG and we sit down immediately for our first-ever lobby podcast to react to it all.

    Jam-Packed with Alan Shipnuck & Adrian Rietveld

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 133:36

    Alan Shipnuck (01:23:22). TaylorMade Adrian (00:25:07). Tommy Fleetwood makes an appearance. Kevin Kisner says a few words. It's a Jam-packed show live from the PGA Championship delving deep into Phil Mickelson, players' club choices this week (including Tiger), stories about Tiger's irons from Tommy Fleetwood, course expectations, and our mischievous week on-site.

    “What's Up My Brother” featuring Max Homa

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 120:56

    Iconic day in our history — Tiger Woods strolled the Southern Hills fairways with the crew. The dap and the “what's up my brother” heard ‘round the world. We walked and talked with the GOAT and stamped our presence on the greatest day in Fore Play history. Then we're joined by 4-time Tour winner Max Homa (01:06:36) and Southern Hills Director of Golf, Cary Cozby (01:36:46), who caddied for Tiger during a scouting trip a few weeks back. Major show for PGA Championship major week.

    PGA Tour Draws A Line In The Sand

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 97:44

    The Tour denies players exemptions to play in the first LIV Golf event. Rangers losses turn Frankie on. Scheffler bedazzles in practice rounds at Southern Hills. Rory is trending. Tom Brady gets an enormous broadcasting contract. We discuss the most beautiful places we've ever seen.

    Serious Drama

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 108:41

    Massive Barstool inter-office drama has people on edge. Max Homa wins. Islanders fire head coach Barry Trotz. Saudi league chatter heats up. Phil's got some huge decisions to make. What are the best golf tips we've received and used?

    Own The World, with Fighter Ian Garry

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 115:07

    Are we completely insignificant? Maybe. Will the sun swallow all the planets making us fully meaningless? Maybe. But then we're joined by young MMA star and super confident Ian “The Future” Garry (01:22:47), who gives a completely different perspective. It's a hell of a show, contemplating: Is confidence everything? Is Frankie fixed? Is Phil off the hook? How will the Tour respond? Some From The Galleries and much more.

    Kevin Kisner Returns

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 129:16

    Kiz (00:47:00) joins the show for the millionth time. Catching up on — playing with Tiger at the Masters, pledging allegiance to the Tour, launch of the Ain't No Hobby gear, outdriving Lurch, trying to win majors, and much more. Before Kiz joins, Frankie discusses the beginning of Fixing Frankie in Alabama, Trent details Breaking 90 with Tillery, and @UseGolfFACTS is back after Tiger scouts Southern Hills.

    Nate Bargatze and The Boys

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 70:14

    Nate Bargatze (06:22), one of the funniest comedians in the world, joins Frankie, Trent & Riggs for the full show. We're live from Old Hickory in Nashville and we talk — performing in front of one person, wanting to be better at golf, the pressures of filming a comedy special, minds wandering mid-performance, our dads, and much more.

    When The Levee Breaks

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 103:57

    Live from Nashville, Frankie, Trent & Riggs discuss New Orleans, a Frankie live radio hit misstep, LIV Golf's newest announcements, Elon buying Twitter, celebrating an opponent's high five while in contention at the Masters, and Brandon Walker's golf swings (at night).

    The Frankie And Trent Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 107:34

    For the first time… Ever? Frankie and Trent are co-hosting Fore Play and there is a ton to get to. The boys recap Frankie getting dapped up by Chris Berman of all people, the two of them playing with Sean Payton at the Zurich Classic, eating what Trent has called the best food in America, hugging the Masters champ Scottie Scheffler, and tons more.

    Bad Boys of Golf Return to the Zurich Classic

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 114:26

    It's Zurich Classic week. We have history here. Jordan Spieth wins somehow after an abysmal putting week. We discuss golf's Golden Child, what makes him so riveting, and if he's “back.” Trent, Frankie, Mintzy, Hannah, and more are at the Zurich Classic this week as the Barstool Sportsbook is the event's official gaming partner. What teams do we like? Do we not like? Who's not getting the respect they deserve? What does the crew have on tap in NOLA?

    Scoop Central with Ian Rapoport

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 135:28

    NFL insider and scoop specialist Ian Rapoport (01:17:24) joins the show. We discuss breaking news in between golf shots, dipping into other sports' news (aka Tiger Woods playing the Masters), and scoop wars. In talking points, Riggs, Frankie, Trent and Lurch react to the reported list of golfers joining the Saudi league, Greg Norman's most recent comments on it, Bryson undergoing surgery, LaCava's interview about Tiger's golf prospects, and more.

    Masters Recap — Scottie's Statement

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 106:51

    Scottie Scheffler wins the Masters after crying Sunday morning over the anxiety of rising to the moment. We discuss our friend's impressive triumph, Tiger's gutsy week, Rory's thrilling finish, Morikawa matching it, Smith collapsing, the Hatton and Horschel pairing, Faldo's spoiler, and everything else from the 86th Masters.

    The Magic of Augusta

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 93:47

    It's here. The Masters is beginning. Frankie and Riggs spent Wednesday at Augusta National. We detail the entire experience and prepare for the start of the most hyped Masters in recent memory. Also, Adrian Rietveld, TaylorMade's Golf Senior Tour Manager, joins us to talk about working with and tweaking the clubs of guys like Dustin Johnson, Rory, Morikawa, Tommy Fleetwood, Scottie Scheffler, and more for the Masters.

    Masters Preview: The Tiger Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 99:00

    Tiger Woods has stolen the spotlight. We breakdown his statement, his look, and his FootJoy shoes. We've also got changes to Augusta's 11th, 15th and 18th holes. Several guys flying under the radar. Riggs and Frankie are in Augusta. It's Masters Week!

    Scottie Scheffler

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 105:31

    Scottie Scheffler, the no. 1 ranked golfer on earth, joins the show for an hour (00:44:03). He tells of mid-match comments from Kiz, grinding to improve his putting, battling to keep a healthy diet when all he desires is a delicious one, and his scramble reservations due to Riggs' treasonous Ryder Cup antics. Before Scottie, we breakdown Tiger jet tracking mania and us considering a last-second trip to the Masters.

    Tiger Woods To Augusta

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 108:51

    Tiger Woods Masters chatter has reached a fever pitch. Imagine if he plays. Scottie Scheffler won for the third time in five starts and ascends to no. 1 in the world. Kevin Kisner has another stellar match play performance and secures $1.3 milly. Frankie ate at a restaurant with a shocking wait time. Lurch ate a ton of food.

    The Handy Boys

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 92:11

    Full squad is back. We discuss Phil Mickelson not playing the Masters, Bryson's latest injury comments, a way golf is helping Ukrainian student refugees, how bad we are at doing everyday things, the match play at Austin CC, Pirates Voyage in Myrtle Beach, Ash Barty's shocking retirement (not a tennis podcast), our theme song, and much more.

    A Two Man Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 79:37

    Frankie and Riggs alone for the first time. We're live at the Myrtle Beach Barstool Classic and there's much to discuss. Greg Norman has been making the podcast rounds; Our Rory one-club video is next up; Sam Burns won in Tampa; Will Tiger play the Masters; Is Phil now top white whale; should Barstool Golf sponsor a player; its Match Play week. All this and much more.

    Looking Acute, ft. Super Bowl Champion Johnny Hekker

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 117:23

    Max Homa Scramble is live. We discuss — Lurch's acting chops, LIV golf league's announced schedule of events, and Kiz losing Dewey due to stomach bug and still fighting his way to a $980K Wad Wednesday with Tillery on the bag. In From The Gallery, has Tiger hit his putter more than we've hit total golf shots combined? Who retires with a better career, Spieth or Rahm? Then we're joined by LA Rams punter and Super Bowl champion, Johnny Hekker, to discuss the art of punting, golf in the Pacific Northwest, and executing fake punts.

    PLAYERS Championship Recap, and Chris Lane Joins

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 132:21

    Craziest PLAYERS Championship ever? We react to the brutal Saturday conditions, two-day rain delay, Cam Smith pouring ‘em in down the stretch, Kiz's huge Wad Wednesday, a kerfuffle with Berger, Hovland, and Dahmen, Gold Man's debut, JT's masterful shot-shaping, and much more. Then we're joined by country music star and big golfer Chris Lane (01:35:29) who details tour life, taking the stage, songwriting and more.

    The Commissioner Has Spoken, and An Astronaut Joins

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 107:21

    Huge week. Commissioner Jay Monahan spoke, and he spoke firmly. Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria (00:58:34) joins the show to discuss looking at earth from outer space and collecting a record number of space walking hours. It's PLAYERS Championship week. Tiger Woods got inducted into the hall of fame. We take some From The Gallery. And Trent opens up about what's he's going through.

    Recapping Best Golf Trip In History + Rocco Mediate & David Feherty

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 123:29

    The boys spent the last week in Monterey having the time of their life on the best golf trip ever, The Dad Bod Classic. Riggs & Lurch recap how their team won and Frankie's intense match with Colt Knost. Also, Scottie Scheffler won, it's TPC week, Tiger is being inducted into the hall of fame, and more. Then we're joined by David Feherty (53:41) to talk Tiger's hall of fame career and Rocco Mediate (01:12:37) who talks about his legendary U.S. Open duel with Tiger and life on the Champions Tour

    Tiger's Kill Shot ft. Dr. Jim Afremow

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 129:13

    Tiger Woods delivers a stunning and lethal Twitter kill shot after the final 2021 PIP results are released. We react and breakdown the list. Then we're joined by Dr. Jim Afremow (01:29:02), a mental skills coach, doctor, and author who discusses the yips, performing under pressure, and Frankie.

    Talor Gooch & Jerry Kelly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 112:04

    Two interviews. Talor Gooch (00:38:36) and Jerry Kelly (01:23:00). Plus, Frankie and Trent raised over $6,000 live-streaming their hole-in-one attempts on PGA TOUR 2k for 9 hours, Zach Johnson's Ryder Cup captaincy hype video hits the internet, and Sepp Straka won the Honda Classic after a torrential downpour struck Shane Lowry at the wrong time.

    JJ Redick Joins, and Phil Delivers An All-Time Bad Statement

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 107:19

    NBA & Duke legend JJ Redick (00:44:12) joins on his regimented shooting drills, recruiting big names to podcast, and having a deep, deep golf obsession. In talking points, Phil speaks, Zach Johnson will be the next U.S. Ryder Cup captain, and we peel back the curtain on our Homa match content release plan.

    “Dead in the water,” plus NHL Star Matt Duchene

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 105:43

    Rory declares the new super league “dead in the water.” Phil makes some wild statements. Many declare their allegiance to the PGA Tour, then Matt Duchene (00:40:09) from the Nashville Predators joins the show for the first time. We discuss going through free agency, how golf improved his life, and the mental challenges Matt's faced.

    Enemy Homa, Saudi Waves, & WLD Champ Maurice Allen

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 110:44

    A match vs Max Homa is set and happening next week. Fans welcome. Saudi league noise is getting louder and louder; naturally, it leads to us yelling at one another. And we're joined by World Long Drive Champion Maurice Allen (45:29.24) to discuss hitting 500+ yard bombs, Bryson's impact on the long drive sport, growing golf in African-American communities, and amplifying accomplishments of African-Americans in golf.

    Sam Ryder & The Glorious 2022 WM Phoenix Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 129:56

    Sam Ryder electrified Scottsdale with a Saturday ace at the Phoenix Open. He joins to walk us through every moment. Before Sam, the crew reacts to one of the best weeks golf has, Scottie Scheffler notching his first win during the start of the Super Bowl, Harry Higgs and Joel Dahmen popping tops, Charley Hoffman's explosive IG post, and Brandel Chamblee declaring “it's not old school; it's Barstool.”

    The Biggest Party In Golf Is Back + Scott Eastwood

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2022 108:36

    It's Waste Management week and the boys are buzzing. Riggs has been at TPC Scottsdale all week following the likes of Kiz, Finau, Perez, Chappell, + more and recounts the immaculate vibes that the WMPO gave off. We preview the tournament and declare it the 2nd best (behind Augusta) tournament to attend. We also question Lurch on whether or not eating heaps of chili before his paddle ball semi final match was the reason his team didn't emerge victorious. Then we are joined by actor Scott Eastwood (01:27:07), where Frankie seeks advice on finding a jawline, his golf game, his father's fame at Pebble Beach, his upcoming movies, and more.

    A Loaded Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 143:04

    Phil Mickelson delivers explosive comments on the PGA Tour. Many others deliver fiery responses. Jordan Spieth nearly falls to his death at Pebble Beach. Bryson withdraws then tells everyone “to chill.” Fore Play propelled the Barstool Hockey Team to victory in Vegas. Tom Hoge outlasted Spieth at the pro-am. HV3 won in Saudi Arabia. Leona Maguire won on the LPGA Tour. It's Waste Management Phoenix Open Week. It's a loaded show.

    Keith Mitchell & Daniel Berger

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 108:45

    Two guests. Keith Mitchell (00:04:55) describes being paired with and witnessing a magical Tiger Woods display, hot food spots on Tour, and the difficulties of the 12th at Augusta vs the 17th at Sawgrass. Daniel Berger (01:16:09) details alternate shot Ryder Cup matches with Brooks, winning at Pebble Beach, and his noticibly strong gluteus maximus.

    Attack Angles with Colt Knost

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 116:36

    Colt Knost (00:16:02) sits down with us live from Torrey Pines. We discuss on-course reporting, broadcasting with Jim Nantz, winning the U.S. Amateur, being tight with the players, ideal degrees of attack with the driver, and much more. Also: Luke List wins, Viktor Hovland wins, and Rory rinses one.

    The Golf Media Ecosystem with Kira Dixon & Leona Maguire

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 83:05

    Kira Dixon (00:51:03), former Miss America now turned Golf Channel reporter, joins to discuss her unique career trajectory. From traveling the world & representing the United States to interviewing Tiger Woods and golf's biggest stars. Before Kira, Solheim Cup MVP Leona Maguire (00:34:15) joins to talk about destroying the US at Inverness, her rigorous training schedule, difficulties of being a pro golfer, and more. We also address Lurch's double life, behind his back of course.

    Playing Golf With The President With NHL Legend Jeremy Roenick

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 120:28

    What's it like to play a round of golf with the President… during a security breach? Jeremy Roenick (01:08:23) joins us to chat about that plus a deep dive into his historic NHL career. He also buries Frankie and the Islanders. Before, we breakdown Danielle Kang Fore Play bump win, maybe the best weekend in NFL playoff history, and our journey around the happiest place on earth, Disney World

    In-Person with Danielle Kang & Lee Brice

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 98:06

    Live from the LPGA's first event of the year, the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions in Orlando, we've got Danielle Kang (00:01:51) and Lee Brice (01:14:31) on the show. With Danielle we go into some wild territory. With Lee we discuss the art of songwriting and performing. And of course some golf.

    Trevor Immelman: Home Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 110:43

    Live from Trevor Immelman's house. The 2008 Masters winner & 2022 Presidents Cup International captain details incredible stories about playing the back nine at Augusta without checking a leaderboard, practicing with Tiger Woods, growing up idolizing Ernie Els, the ins and outs of the Masters Champions Dinner, and much more. All from the comfort of his spectacular Orlando home. A big show.

    Yay or Nay, Netflix Golf, A Snippy Fella, and a Tribute

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 119:39

    Netflix announces 22 golfers who will be a part of the new Netflix PGA TOUR series. We introduce a new segment: Yay or Nay. One host gets snippy. And a tribute to one of golf's great journalists and insiders — Tim Rosaforte.

    NASA Scientist Eric Smith, Golf Legend Annika Sörenstam, & Frankie's Poem

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 119:42

    Two big guests. One big show. First, we're joined by NASA's program scientist for the James Webb Telescope, Eric Smith (51:54), to discuss the monumental project, exoplanets, life elsewhere, the origins of the universe, the challenges of pushing the boundaries of exploration and the physics of golf. Then, golf icon Annika Sörenstam (01:37:53) joins to discuss her signature swing move, the enormous achievements of the Annika Foundation, elevating women's golf and much more. Plus. each crew-member reveals his 2022 golf goals.

    2022 Major Predictions, The New Telescope, & The Stealth Era

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 116:54

    We each predict who will win at each of this year's major venues: Augusta, Southern Hills, The Country Club, & The Old Course at St. Andrews. Frankie tells us about the new James Webb Telescope that will either find an extraterrestrial Tokyo, or nothing. The new TaylorMade Stealth Carbonwood driver is upon us. Riggs is getting tased. More.

    Claim Fore Play

    In order to claim this podcast we'll send an email to with a verification link. Simply click the link and you will be able to edit tags, request a refresh, and other features to take control of your podcast page!

    Claim Cancel