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WHEN CAPTIANS COLLIDE | Oct. 4

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 72:34


Both Ryder Cup captains graced our show today! Listen and check out what Zach Johnson and Luke Donald each had to say after spending the weekend in Rome to begin the countdown to next year's competition. Golf Channel contributor Notah Begay is ready for his PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS debut this week at Furyk and friends! He joined the program to discuss his new lease on tour life, and how his TV work helped up his game. Will Bateman is moving up in the golf world as well. The reigning PGA TOUR CANADA Player of the Year stops by to discuss his nascent pro career, and his step up to full Korn Ferry Tour status in the season to come. Lastly, the PGA TOUR heads to Las Vegas this weekend so Paige Mackenzie gets you primed on all the odds and stats you'll need to place your weekend bets on the action. Zach Johnson (2:56) Notah Begay (28:52) Will Bateman (36:33) Luke Donald (43:32)

BACK IN THE WINNERS CIRCLE! | Oct. 03

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 39:48


6 LONG years after Mackenzie Hughes and Charley Hull both won their first PGA and LPGA tournaments on the same weekend, they each get their second on Sunday! Damon and Eamon consider what this means for Mackenzie Hughes' career after failing to qualify for the Presidents Cup. Grant Boone joins the program to discuss Hull's win and where other players stand on the points they need to win the tour's most prestigious awards. The guys and Paige Mackenzie also discuss the best performances from the weekend by players who didn't win. Grant Boone (22:00)

MICHELLE WIE WEST IS BEST | Sept. 28

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 63:53


Only the best make it on Golf Today! 2014 U.S. Open champion and golf icon Michelle Wie joins the program to discuss her thoughts on the state of the game today and a unique tournament she'll be hosting at Liberty National in 2023. The PGA TOUR is in Jackson, Mississippi for the Sanderson Farms Championship! Todd Lewis reports from the golf course on how the defending champion, and recent Presidents Cup participant, Sam Burns is preparing to defend his title. Also competing in the championship is Mississippi State Amateur champion Brice Wilkinson, who has stacked up plenty of accolades in the amateur set despite spending the majority of his time studying law. Over in Scotland, the Dunhill Links Championship is this week. The field includes members of both the DP WORLD and PGA as well as LIV members, sparking a debate between the two sides about how Official World Golf Rankings points should be awarded in this current climate; we have the latest. College golf is in the swing of its fall season too, so Oklahoma redshirt senior Patrick Welch calls in to discuss his goals for the season and beyond. Brice Wilkinson (23:55) Michelle Wie West (43:07) Patrick Welch (57:27)

ALL ABOARD THE TOM KIM TRAIN | Sept. 27

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 50:38


ALL ABOARD! Tom "The Tank Engine" Kim has taken the golf world on a wild ride these past few months, culminating in a passionate performance at the President's Cup. The Presidents Cup rookie joins the show to discuss how much he's enjoying the spotlight and using it to fuel his game. On the ladies circuit, Andrea Lee got back in the winners circle after a tough start to her pro career. She talks to Damon and Anna about the struggles she faced coming to the pro game during the COVID pandemic and how she overcame them. Earlier this month on the amateur circuit, Ireland's Matthew Mclean pulled off a stunning upset of Irish Amateur champion Hugh Foley in the USGA Mid-Amateur. Mclean stopped by to relive the magic moments and discuss how he balances amateur golf with his career in Optometry. Tom Kim: 6:36 Andrea Lee: 7:52 Matthew Mclean: 43:03

FEELING PRESIDENTIAL | SEPT. 26

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 60:45


When the going got tough, TEAM USA got going! A dominant performance on Sunday sealed a dramatic win for the Americans in the Presidents Cup, so writer Shane Ryan and former on the program with us to break it all down. Overseas, The Cazoo Open De France had a thrilling finish of its own! Guido Migliozzi recorded a bogey-free weekend in a sensational comeback for his third DP World Tour win. The 25-year old Italian joins the show to discuss his ascendant career, and what he's doing to catch the eye of European Ryder Cup captain Luke Donald before the biennial competition takes place in his native Italy in 2023. John Wood: 17:22 Shane Ryan:32:01 Ron Sirak: 45:20 Guido Migliozzi: 53:43

LOWRY'S VICTORY CELEBRATION CONTINUES | SEPT. 14

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 61:20


Damon Hack and Eamon Lynch catch up with Shane Lowry to discuss his most recent win at the BMW PGA Championship and his missed called from Padraig Harrington. Then Padraig Harrington joins Golf Today to discuss his win at the Ascension Charity Classic. Who can forget Notah Begay's infamous celebration after winning the 2000 Greater Hartford Open? Well, today is his 50th birthday and he joins Damon and Eamon as well. Plus more to come with Max Homa and Canon Claycomb. Shane Lowry- 3:33: Padraig Harrington- 24:26 Notah Begay- 41:45 Canon Claycomb- 55:47

GOLF TODAY PREVIEWS 2022-2023 | SEPT. 13

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 59:49


Anna Jackson, Eamon Lynch and Paige Mackenzie look ahead to the 2022-2023 season and give their insight on what their looking forward to for next season, along with their picks on who will have a breakout season, and why Paige doesn't think Rory McIlroy will be the best player on tour. Ally Ewing joins the show where she talks about her recent victory. Kira K. Dixon is in Napa where she speaks with some of the PGA Tour rookie's on what they expect this weekend. On this day in history, the LPGA was founded 72 years ago today. Karren Stupples joins Golf Today to look back on this history and talk about the future of the LPGA. Ally Ewing 20:17 Karen Stupples 40 :42

LOWRY'S LAVISH FINISH | SEPT. 12

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 60:07


Shane Lowry took home his 6th DP World Tour title yesterday but Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm weren't far behind. Fellow Irishman Padraig Harrington won the trophy at the Ascension Charity Classic and attempted to call Lowry to congratulate him. Over on the LPGA Tour, Ally Ewing secured her 6th LPGA title at the inaugural Kroger Queen City Championship. Damon & Eamon discuss the exciting Sunday finishes across all three tours. Football season is here and Scottie Scheffler was crowned 2022-23 PGA TOUR Player of the Year at College Game Day. We take a look back at an extremely successful season from Scheffler who was named Korn Ferry Tour player of the year just three years ago. Lastly, the countdown to the Presidents Cup begins and Damon & Eamon give their bold predictions for what's to come next week…Will either of those predictions happen?

REMEMBERING QUEEN ELIZABETH | SEPT. 08

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 48:30


The whole world mourns the loss of England's Queen Elizabeth II today. Rex Hoggard joins from reactions from Wentworth, England on the passing of a monarch who made an indelible impact on all of the game's strongholds in the Commonwealth of Nations. Before Her Majesty's passing was announced, the BMW PGA Championship got underway in England with 18 LIV Golfers in the field. Rex speaks to some of the bigger names from the rival tour about how they've been received and what they make of the criticism they've faced for being in the field. Back on the PGA TOUR, Carson Young is gearing up for his rookie season after graduating from the Korn Ferry Tour. Young discusses the emotional moment he received his TOUR Card and what his plans are for the season to come. In the college game, Holy Cross men's golfers Owen Egan and Chirstian Emmerich went viral this week by recording back-to-back aces during a practice round. They come on to the program to discuss that special moment and all of the reactions they've seen on social media since. Lastly, with the Presidents Cup fast approaching, victorious 2015 captain Jay Haas stops by to relive that thrilling competition and discuss the future of the event. Owen Egan and Chirstian Emmerich (24:54) Carson Young (31:17) Jay Haas (37:30)

THE PICKS ARE IN! | SEPT. 07

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 65:00


The BMW PGA Championship begins tomorrow on the DP World Tour, where some of our favorite players from the PGA Tour are in the field, including the 2021 champion here, Billy Horschel. Damon and Eamon got a chance to hear from Billy as he breaks down this week's event, as well as looks ahead to the President's Cup, for which he was chosen by U.S. Team Captain, Davis Love III, to compete. Damon and Eamon also got a chance to chat with Davis himself about his other Presidents Cup selections, including Jordan Spieth, Collin Morikawa, Cameron Young, Max Homa and Kevin Kisner. Over on the LPGA Tour, the ladies await the start of the Kroger Queen City Championship tomorrow, especially 14 year old Gianna Clemente. She joins Golf Today after Monday qualifying for the event. Billy Horschel (12:07) Gianna Clemente (37:50) Davis Love III (43:40)

UNDERDOGS STAND UP! | Sept. 06

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 49:03


Calling all underdogs! Trevor Immelman says his International Team is playing the Presidents Cup for you. Captain Immelman finalized his team today and joined Damon and Eamon to discuss the selection process and how the team has dealt with uncertainty and adversity throughout. Taylor Pendrith is one of the chosen few! Fresh off a strong rookie campaign on the PGA TOUR, the Canadian is gearing up for his first Presidents Cup and spoke to us about what he's most excited about. Kyle Westmoreland will be a rookie on the PGA TOUR next season after taking the long way to get there. The Korn Ferry Tour graduate spent five years in the Air Force before making a run at the professional game. Westmoreland joins the program to share his goals for next season and how military service has prepared him for the game's biggest stage. Over on the DP WORLD Tour, a new competition has been announced that pits the best golfers of Great Britian & Ireland against continental Europe! Rex Hoggard chats with Luke Donald about what the event could mean for the tour going forward. Trevor Immelman (2:22) Kyle Westmoreland (19:28) Taylor Pendrith (42:12)

PLAY TO WIN THE GAME | Sep. 05

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 31:35


Winning meant a little bit more this past week! The top 25 finishers in the Korn Ferry Tour locked in their status for the PGA TOUR next season at the KFT Finals. Damon & Eamon take a look at the graduating class and make their picks for most likely to make waves next season. Gaby Lopez took home her third LPGA Title with a stunning Sunday 63! She joins the show to discus the challenges she faced post-COVID shutdown to get her momentum back, and how her childhood idol Lorena Ochoa is helping guide her career. In the amateur set, 59-year old Rusty Strawn won his first USGA title at the Kitansett Club in Marion, Massachusetts last week at the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship. The Georgia-native stops by to recap his biggest win yet, and how it's opened up his playing schedule. Lastly, the DP WORLD Tour has its flagship event this week at the BMW PGA Championship, and there are more than a dozen LIV Players in the field. Rex Hoggard reports on how many on site are expecting a very tense environment between the DP WORLD players and the defectors to LIV. Rusty Strawn (19:09) Gaby Lopez (25:10)

LIV PLAYERS SPEAK OUT AT PRESSER | Aug 31

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 43:05


On Golf Today, Damon and Eamon are joined by many guests on the show, featuring Alexa Pano, Teddy Greenstein from PointsBet, and Chris Gotterup. Superlatives are shared amongst the hosts on the year as a whole and a presser consisting of the newest LIV golfers, Cameron Smith and Harold Varner III, is featured on today's show as well.

CAMERON SMITH LEAVES FOR LIV | Aug 30

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 62:12


Six more players are joining the LIV Golf Series including 2022 Open winner, Cameron Smith. Damon Hack and Eamon Lynch break down what this means for the PGA Tour and the impact today's development will have on the Presidents Cup. Former Ryder Cup Captain, Paul McGinley, also joins the show to talk about Rory's resilient weekend and to give his take on Smith's defection to LIV. Lastly, the Simpson Cup is underway this week at Baltusrol. This special event pits 13 injured servicemen and veterans against one another in an annual Ryder Cup style tournament that raises funds and awareness for On Course Foundation. Damon and Eamon talk with Medal of Honor recipient, Clint Romesha, about his Simpson Cup debut. JOHN WOOD (25:55) PAUL MCGINLEY (32:31) BOBBI STRICKER (51:26) CLINT ROMESHA (58:13)

RORY ROCKS EAST LAKE | Aug. 29

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 72:49


Damon Hack and Eamon Lynch delve into Rory McIlroy's win at the Tour Championship and subsequent FedExCup title, and how McIlroy finishing his third round on Sunday morning ahead of the final round played a part in the win. Plus Cameron Young announces he is staying with the PGA Tour. Beth Ann Nichols also joins us to discuss the U.S. Senior Women's Open. Gary Vansickle joins us as we reflect on Tiger Wood's professional debut on this day, back in 1996 at the Greater Milwaukee Open. Beth Ann Nichols (1:40:50) Gary Vansickle (2:01:30)

BIG CHANGES ON THE PGA TOUR | Aug. 24

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 115:26


Jay Monahan and Rory McIlroy addressed the media today to discuss major changes to the PGA TOUR and a new, stadium-based league to help usher the TOUR into a new era. We have wall to wall coverage of the announcement and what it all means, Anna and Jaime welcome in Paige Mackenzie and Eamon Lynch for their insight. Meanwhile Todd Lewis and Rex Hoggard contribute insight from the golf course as they gauge the atmosphere around the news of the day.

ZALATORIS WITHDRAWS | Aug. 23

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 67:31


Will Zalatoris' FedexCup hopes end in disappointment as herniated discs in his back force him to withdraw from the Tour Championship. Damon and Jaime discuss what this means with reporter Rex Hoggard. The LPGA is back this week with the CP Women's Open and a familiar face coming out of the amateur ranks to full tour membership. Ron Sirak and Paige Mackenzie have the latest. After a thrilling win at the U.S. Amateur last week, Texas A&M golf standout Sam Bennett stops by the show to discuss his signature win, club twirls and all. Lastly, with the president's cup rapidly approaching, Jaime and Damon put on their captain hats to pick who their captains picks would be for both teams at Quail Hollow. Ron Sirak (17:18) Sam Bennett (59:48)

BACK TO BACK BMW | Aug. 22

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 55:00


Cantlay goes back to back at the BMW Championship! The reigning FedexCup champion is the first to ever repeat as a winner in a playoff event. Cantlay heads into the Tour Championship this week with a chance to go back-to back-TO BACK at East Lake as Tour Champion and FedexCup winner. Damon Hack and Jaime Diaz invite in Paige Mackenzie to discuss how Cantlay's could retain the cup this week in Atlanta. Sadly this weekend, 1973 Open Champion Tom Weiskopf passed away at the age of 79. His friend and colleague Judy Rankin joins the show to remember her decades-long friendship with the PGA TOUR legend. Lastly, a date has been set for the court case between LIV Players and the PGA TOUR. Legal consultant Jodi Balsam joins the show to discuss what this means for the case and the players involved. Judy Rankin (14:11) Jodi Balsam (46:11)

PLAY ON, PLAYOFFS! | AUG. 17

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 80:07


The second round of the FEDEXCUP playoffs gets underway on Thursday, and we'll have you ready! Kira K. Dixon joins from Wilmington CC to get us up to speed on what was said at a players-only meeting last night between 22 of the PGA TOUR's best and Tiger Woods. Meanwhile Damon, Eamon, and Paige give the low-down on the field, with additional insight from Golf Channel writer Ryan Lavner. The LPGA is going up! Big news in their week off, the LPGA's stop in Texas has been renamed to the Ascendant LPGA and will have a purse increase to $1.2 Million! Former champion Angela Stanford stops by to discuss what this means. No need to wait for the Amateurs to get underway! The U.S. Amateur is already going strong down in New Jersey. Golf Channel's commentary team of Rich Lerner and John Cooke join us from Ridgewood CC down in the Garden State. Angela Stanford: 47:06

MEETING WITH TIGER | Aug. 16

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 74:46


The FedexCup Playoffs roll on to Wilmington, Delaware, where the PGA TOUR plans to convene players for a meeting with Tiger Woods on the state of affairs between the TOUR and LIV Golf. Kira K. Dixon gathers reactions from players as Damon Hack, Eamon Lynch & Paige Mackenzie weigh in too. Over on the LPGA Tour, its happy times for newly-minted winner Maja Stark! The Swede discusses her first career victory and how Tiger Woods inspired her as a young golfer. And on the amateur circuit, The U.S. Amateur takes place this week at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, NJ. The 2007 champion of the event, Colt Knost, is covering the event for Golf Channel and joins us on the show to talk about what the event and his signature win there mean to him 15 years down the road. Colt Knost (30:35)

WHERE THERE'S A WILL, THERE'S A WAY | AUG. 15

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 64:49


Will Zalatoris takes the lead in the FEDEXCUP Playoffs and Eligibility Points List Standings after his win in the first playoff event. Damon and Eamon welcome Will's swing coach, Josh Gregory to take a look inside world number 9's first PGA Tour victory. Also over the weekend, Cameron Smith was penalized for violation of Rule 17.1 (When Ball is in Penalty Area). At the ISPS Handa World Invitational, in Northern Ireland, Maja Stark was granted immediate LPGA Tour Membership. Golf Today welcomes Paige Mackenzie to break down the win. Paige Mackenzie (20:20) Josh Gregory (49:25)

THE VERDICT IS IN! | AUG. 10

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 57:42


PGA Tour wins big with judge ruling denying LIV Golf players' a temporary restraining order. Sports law professor, Jodi Balsam joins Golf Today to break down the implications of the ruling. Hideki Matsuyama withdraws from FedExCup. Cameron Smith avoids answering whether or not he will join LIV and looks forward to playing in the Presidents Cup. Anna Jackson and Eamon Lynch get the opportunity to with AIG Women's Open champion Ashleigh Buhai. Jodi Balsam : 32:42 Ashleigh Buhai: 23:47

THE TOUR GOES TO COURT | Aug. 09

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 48:46


Representatives from the PGA TOUR and LIV Golf head to court today for a hearing about players seeking a temporary restraining order that would allow them to compete in the FedExCup Playoffs. Golf Channel reporter Rex Hoggard is at the courthouse to cover the proceedings, and legal expert Jodi Balsam weighs in as well. Todd Lewis is on the ground in Memphis at the St. Jude's Classic too, gathering reactions from players as the case unfolds. Also in Memphis, radio host Chris Vernon stops by to remember his epic "masters updates" that went viral in 2020. Jodi Balsam: 5:49 Chris Vernon: 28:15

PGA TOUR RESPONDS TO LIV LAWSUIT | AUG. 8

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 50:45


On Monday the PGA TOUR filed their response to an antitrust suit from the LIV Golf Invitational Series. Jaime Diaz joins to discuss the case and the ramifications for both tours. Major championship season wrapped up on the LPGA Tour with an unlikely champion at the AIG Women's Open. Damon and Eamon welcome in Beth Ann Nichols to discuss a life-changing win for Ashleigh Buhai, a first-time major champ from South Africa. Tom Kim is another first-time winner, but in the last regular-season event on the PGA TOUR! Damon and Eamon react to his stellar play over the weekend, and how the final 125 has shook out at the onset of the FedexCup. Beth Ann Nichols: 34:18

LIV PLAYERS TAKE LEGAL ACTION | AUG. 3

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 65:09


BREAKING NEWS - PGA defectors, Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Pat Perez, and Abraham Ancer, among others have filed an antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour. Golf Today welcomes Professor of Clinical Law/Director of Externship Programs at Brooklyn Law School, Jodi Balsam, to help examine the terms surrounding this issue. Kira K. Dixon caught up with some current PGA members at the Sedgefield Country Club, in Greensboro, NC, as they get ready for the Wyndham Championship, to get their take. The news comes in the midst of the AIG Women's Open. Damon and Eamon get a chance to chat with former champion Karen Stupples about the upcoming final major championship of the year. Karen Stupples (17:06) Jodi Balsam (53:19)

WOMEN'S OPEN WEEK! | Aug. 2

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 65:37


T-minus two days away from the final women's major of the season! Defending champion Anna Nordqvist joins the show to discuss her title defense at Muirfield, and Paige Mackenzie stops by to let us know who to watch out for in the AIG Women's Open field. The race for the FEDEXCUP is heating up on the PGA TOUR too, so Kira K. Dixon drops in with updates on golfers trying to crack the top 125 and qualify for the playoffs. Not to mention, the Presidents Cup is around the corner! International Team hopeful Tom Kim stops by to make his case for making the team and to share what he's learned in his rookie year on tour. Tom Kim: 35:57 Anna Nordqvist: 46:20

NEW CAPTAIN, WHO DIS? | AUG. 1

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 62:46


Luke Donald is the new captain of the European Ryder Cup team! The 5-time participant as a player will lead the team into Rome a little more than a year from now, so he joined Damon Hack and Eamon Lynch today to share his vision for the team. Rex Hoggard and the BBC's Iain Carter join the program to react to the news as well. Rex also helps break down several key changes to the PGA TOUR schedule next season. Paige Mackenzie stops by too and breaks down a come-from-behind victory in the Women's Scottish Open for Akaya Furue. Luke Donald: 13:57 Iain Carter: 42:46

TRUST GOLF WOMEN'S SCOTTISH OPEN & ROCKET MORTGAGE CLASSIC | JULY 27

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 61:54


The players on the LPGA prepare for this week's Women's Scottish Open, and take a look ahead toward the fifth and final major championship at Muirfield. Amundi Evian Championship winner, Brooke Henderson, joins Golf Today to talk about her recent success. Damon and Eamon discuss candidates for Player of the Year on the PGA Tour, as well as the field for the upcoming Rocket Mortgage Classic. George Savaricas is on the field at the Detroit Golf Club. He caught up with Patrick Cantlay, who breaks down this season's homestretch. Brooke Henderson (40:26)

FEDEXCUP CHANGEUP | July 26

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 60:11


The PGA TOUR has announced a second FedExCup Points list to remove golfers that have been suspended from the playoff hunt. Rex Hoggard joins Damon and Eamon to react to the news and George Savaricas gauges player reactions from the golf course at the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Irish amateur golfer Hugh Foley has entered rarified air as one of two golfers to ever win both the Northern and Southern Irish Amateur Championships. He discusses his remarkable feat with the guys as well has his future plans in the sport. In the pro ranks, Chris Naegel made it into the Rocket Mortgage Classic as a Monday Qualifier, the fourth time this month he's done so this month! He chats with the guys about what it takes to chase his dreams. Hugh Foley: 40:16 Chris Naegel: 53:41

ALL WE DO IS WIN | JULY 25

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 61:39


Winner, Winner, Sunday dinner! One Sunday yielded 5 big wins across the highest levels of pro golf on Sunday. Brooke Henderson was the biggest winner of them all, taking home her second major at The Amundi Evian Championship! Damon and Eamon welcome in Beth Ann Nichols to discuss Henderson's biggest victory this side of her 20th birthday. In the men's game, Tony Finau took home PGA TOUR win no. 3 at The 3M Open! Our guys dive in on what this means for one of the most popular players in the game. Lastly on the senior sets, Kari Webb took down her lifelong rival Annika Sorenstam at the Women's Senior PGA and Darren Clark toughed out a rain delay to win the Senior Open Championship. Wyatt Worthington II won his way into the Rocket Mortgage Classic this week by coming out on top at the John Shippan Invitational, he joins the program to discuss what diversity initiatives in pro golf have done for his career and for other diverse golfers. And Kim Moore captured the hearts of golf fans the world over with her convincing win at the inaugural U.S. Adaptive Open last week! The head coach of Western Michigan Women's Golf calls in today to reflect on one of the most special championships she has ever competed in. Wyatt Worthington II: 20:35 Beth Ann Nichols: 46:34 Kim Moore: 55:10

STENSON LOSES HIS CAPTAINCY | July 20

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 58:45


Ryder Cup Europe has parted ways with Henrik Stenson as captain for Ryder Cup 2023 in Rome. Shane Ryan and Todd Lewis call into the show to react to the news with Damon and George. USGA CEO Mike Whan joins us to discuss the inaugural U.S. Adaptive Open and what the new national championship means for golfers with physical, visual, and intellectual impairments. On the PGA TOUR, 4-time winner Billy Andrade is the 2022 recipient of the Payne Stewart Award for character, charity and sportsmanship. Andrade discusses his personal relationship with Stewart and what winning the award in his namesake means to him. The LPGA is in France for the Evian Championship, so this year's Chevron Championship winner Jennifer Kupcho gives us the inside scoop on her preparations for the penultimate major of the season. Shane Ryan: 10:00 Mike Whan: 18:30 Billy Andrade: 26:13 Todd Lewis: 40:15 Jennifer Kupcho: 53:30

C'est Si Bon Evian! | July 19

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 46:12


Bienvenue a Golf Today! The French theme is in full affect as the LPGA Tour is gearing up for its fourth major of the season in Evian-les-Bains, France. Damon and George welcome in both Karen Stupples & Paige Mackenzie to discuss the Amundi Evian Championship, and Minjee Lee's chances at defending her maiden major championship. The PGA TOUR heads to Minnesota for the 3M Open, so Kira K. Dixon chimes in with an update on the field as the race for the FEDEX Cup Playoffs starts to heat up. Kira K. Dixon: 10:38 Karen Stupples: 31:10 Paige Mackenzie: 40:22

OLD COURSE, NEW CHAMP! | July 18

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 55:22


Cameron Smith is your new Champion golfer of the year! Todd Lewis speaks to the newly-minted major champion, fresh off his signature win at the Old Course. Damon and George are joined by Sir Nick Faldo and Peter Jacobsen to reflect on an all-timer of an Open Championship. Australian golf commentator Luke Elvy also joins the program to discuss what Smith's final-round 64 means for his legacy in his home country. Smith edged 54-hole leader Rory McIlroy by two strokes, whos major championship drought now extends to eight years. Our hosts discuss what that means for the Northern Irishman and what a missed cut says about the state of Tiger Woods' comeback. Todd Lewis & Cameron Smith: 0:36 Sir Nick Faldo: 10:17 Peter Jacobsen: 47:48 Luke Elvy: 26:42

WAIT A MINUTE MR. POSTMAN! | Jul. 06

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 57:56


Here comes the postman! J.T. Poston won at the John Deere Classic on Sunday, so he joins the show today to discuss his second career PGA TOUR win and his upcoming trip to St Andrews to compete in The Open. Elsewhere in Scotland this week, the Scots stage their own national championship! Anna Jackson & Eamon Lynch discuss a Scottish Open field that boasts 14 of the worlds 15 top-ranked players. Back in the U.S., the PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS is gearing up for its third major: The Senior Players Championship. Golf Channel analyst Justin Leonard calls in as he prepares for his CHAMPS debut there. WWE Superstar "The Miz" also stops by to preview the American Century Championship and Paige Mackenzie wraps up the LPGA season at its midpoint. J.T. Poston: 3:10 Justin Leonard: 20:20 The Miz: 31:30 Paige Mackenzie: 51:00

TIGER ADDRESSES THE PRESS! | JULY 5

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 65:22


Golf Today's George Savaricas and Eamon Lynch talk about the JP McManus Pro-Am and the star-studded field. Tiger Woods addresses the press talking about what it means to play after WD the PGA Championship as well as getting ready for The Open in the near future. Pierceson Coody, the Live and Work in Maine Open winner, joins the show to talk about his golfing career and how college golf can translate well into the professional game. PIERCESON COODY (46:20)

TIGER'S RETURN & J.T. POSTON'S WIRE TO WIRE WIN | JULY 4

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 67:25


In today's 4th of July episode, George and Eamon talk Tiger Woods as he plays the first day of the JP McManus Pro-AM, his first time playing since WD from the PGA Championship. J.T. Poston's win in the John Deere Classic was done in a wire-to-wire fashion, dominating the field the entire weekend as George and Eamon react to his performance.

IRISH OPEN & JOHN DEERE CLASSIC | JULY 1

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 63:16


It's Friday at the Irish Open and the John Deere Classic. Steve and Eamon break down what's going on on the PGA Tour and the DP World Tour, and we hear from some of the leaders in both events. The show welcomes 1989 John Deere Champ, Curt Byrum, and Billy Kratzert gives a free lesson! Curt Byrum (28:57) Billy Kratzert (36:36)

REMINISCING ST. ANDREW'S | JUNE 30

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 51:49


Steve Burkowski and Eamon Lynch take time to reminisce about their favorite memories at St. Andrews, as The Open Championship is right around the corner. Golf Channel's Rex Hoggard is onsite at the Irish Open as it gets underway and the John Deere Classic goes into its first round in Silvis, Illinois. PGA Tour Latintoamerica Player of the Year, Mitchell Meissner joins the show and talks about his success this past season. Mitchell Meissner (34:40)

XANDER JOINS THE SHOW | JUNE 29

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 63:27


After winning the Traveler's Championship over the weekend, Xander Schauffele joins Matt and Eamon to talk about his post tournament reactions and how he's preparing for the upcoming Open Championship. Golf Channel's Rex Hoggard is onsite at the Irish Open this week. He catches up with the players as they react to the newly formed alliance between the PGA and the DP World Tour. Xander Schauffele (6:07) Jim Gallagher (51:43)

PGA TOUR & DP WORLD TOUR STRENGTHEN AND EXPAND ALLIANCE | JUNE 28

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 44:37


News broke announcing a 13-year operational joint venture partnership between the PGA Tour and the DP World Tour. Matt and Eamon catch up with Rex Hoggard on sight for the upcoming Irish Open. Padraig Harrington joins Golf Today to discuss his win at the U.S. Senior Open, the upcoming Open at St. Andrews, LIV Golf, and the futures of the PGA Tour and the DP World Tour. We look ahead to a much anticipated Open at St. Andrews. Padraig Harrington (16:18)

IN GEE'S WIN AT KPMG | JUNE 27

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 62:31


In Gee Chun goes toe to toe with Lexi Thompson at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, and comes out on top. The major champion joins Matt and Eamon to describe the emotions and strategy behind this win. Matt and Eamon react to Lexi's collapse and discuss what this means going forward for her career. Beth Ann Nichols also joins to provide insight on In Gee's win, Lexi's heartbreak, and Minjee Lee's last two majors. At the Travelers, Xander Schauffele was able to hold on through the weekend taking home first place. After an underwhelming start to the season, the table decides where Xander stands among the top names on the PGA tour. In Gee Chun (19:19) Beth Ann Nichols (52:45)

IF THE SHOE FITZ | JUNE 20

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 59:22


Matt Fitzpatrick beats out Will Zalatoris at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts to take home his first major championship. Damon and Jaime take a deeper dive into the monumental day. Nick Faldo joins the show to discuss Fitzpatrick's journey, winning his first major in 1987, and the LIV Golf series. Rex Hoggard also calls in to breakdown Fitzpatrick's win and another near miss by Zalatoris. Nick Faldo (32:51) Rex Hoggard (47:55)

DECHAMBEAU SIGNS WITH LIV | June 08

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 60:34


It's shaping up to be a busy week in the game of golf! The PGA TOUR is headed north of the border for the RBC Canadian Open, the LPGA is off to New Jersey for The SHOPRITE LPGA Classic, and Bryson DeChambeau is going to the LIV Golf Invitational Series. Damon and Eamon welcome on Rex Hoggard to break down the news and discuss what it means for the game. Paige Mackenzie joins from Merion Golf Club as well to preview the Curtis Cup, the bi-annual women's amateur team event that pits Team USA against Team GB & Ireland. In the ladies professional ranks, Kari Webb is gearing up to play in the SHOPRITE LPGA, which she won in 2013! The Australian legend comes on the show from the site of the tournament to discuss her mentorship of newly-minted U.S. Women's Open champion and fellow Aussie, Minjee Lee as well as how the Saudi influence has created a crisis of conscience in the Women's game. Kari Webb (52:20)

BUSY NEWS DAY | June 07

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 68:02


Huge news day in the game of golf! From rival tours to new major champions in the LPGA, join Damon Hack and Jaime Diaz to make sense of it all on Golf Today.

U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN WEEK! | May 31

Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 58:05


It's that time of year again! Major season is in full swing on both the men's and women's tours as it's the LPGA's turn to crown another major champion this week at Pine Needles. Amy Rogers joins us from the golf course to update us on swing changes from world No. 1 Jin Young Ko, and the return of Nelly Korda. On the PGA Tour, Todd Lewis joins us from Muirfield Village where Jack Nicklaus addressed the media today about rival golf tours. Winners only on our guest list today too, Dutch Open champ Victor Perez and Senior PGA winner Steven Alker stop by to discuss their successes over the past weekend. Victor Perez (13:10) Steven Alker (49:35)

WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE | May 30

Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 41:14


A memorable weekend past and a great week to come in the game of golf! Sam Burns caught fire down the stretch to win on the PGA TOUR on Sunday, and Thursday marks the beginning of the U.S. Women's Open! Damon and Eamon break down the weekend that was and the week that will be! Ron Sirak joins the show to share notes on the early round pairings at Pine Needles and Roger Maltbie stops by to preview the Memorial Tournament on the PGA TOUR. Ron Sirak (9:23) Roger Maltbie (35:46)

ONE SHINING MOMENT | May 25

Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 47:14


It's the day we've all been waiting for... Championship Wednesday! Our Golf Today crew is joined by our reporters in Arizona reporting on the national championship match between Stanford and Oregon Women's Golf. We take a look at our finalists and welcome in Rex Hoggard to get us up to date on the state of the field at Colonial before the PGA TOUR gets underway again at the Schwab Challenge.

BACK IN TEXAS | May 24

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 32:40


The PGA TOUR returns to the Lone Star State for the Charles Schwab Challenge and we're on it! Damon and Eamon touch base with reporter Rex Hoggard on course conditions and the adjustments the pros have to make to their games a week removed from a tough major championship at Southern Hills. The U.S. Women's Open is a week away, so the guys take a look ahead at a stacked field at Pine Needles, and the potential return of World No. 2 Nelly Korda. Last week, aspiring tour pro James Nicholas went viral when he nearly missed his tee time on the Korn Ferry tour. This week, Nicholas comes on the show to discuss his surprise start, and the challenges he and other pros face on their way to the PGA TOUR. And the good times keep rolling for the Thomas family! Two days removed from JT's historic win at the PGA Championship, his father, and coach, Mike Thomas joins the program. He shares what his son's second major championship means to him, and their proud family lineage of PGA Professionals. James Nicholas (9:31) Mike Thomas (23:45)

THE COMEBACK KID | May 23

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 61:59


After 5 long years, Justin Thomas raises the Wannamaker Trophy again. Anna and Damon recap the week at Southern Hills and Thomas' record breaking final round comeback. Reporter Todd Lewis also sits down with JT to discuss the win, Jim 'Bones' Mackay impact, and what this victory means for his career. Rex Hoggard (57:18)

PGA TOUR DENIES WAIVERS | MAY 11

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 70:46


The line in the sand has been drawn. The PGA and DP WORLD TOURS have announced that they have denied waivers for players to compete in the first event of the LIV Golf Invitational Series. Damon Hack and Eamon Lynch break down what you need to know and what we can expect to happen next. Good luck making our guest list by the way... Elite company only! LPGA Legends Jin Young Ko and Nancy Lopez join the show, along with Oklahoma Men's Golf star Chris Gotterup. Jin Young Ko (20:02) Nancy Lopez (52:41) Chris Gotterup (59:56

LEFTY'S LEGACY | MAY 10

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 62:02


Phil Mickelson turned the golf world upside-down with comments he made to author Alan Shipnuck as he worked on his upcoming biography of the golf legend. In this episode, Shipnuck joins Damon & Eamon to preview the book before it's released next week, and what the last couple of months could mean for lefty's legacy. Also, Southern Hills PGA Professional Casey Cozby got to live every golf fan's dream several weeks ago caddying for Tiger Woods during his practice round at the site of the upcoming PGA Championship. Cozby stops by the program today to talk about the experience and what he expects from the big cat in the season's second major championship. Season three of the "Conor Moore Show" starts today on GOLFPASS, so the eponymous , world-renowned comedian stops by to give us a preview and one of his iconic impressions. And with the Byron Nelson starting on Thursday, Sports Illustrated's Peter Kaufman lends his expertise to a look at the historical significance of the event. Alan Shipnuck (38:50) Casey Cozby (26:29) Conor Moore (20:38) Peter Kaufman (57:46)

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