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The Back of the Range Golf Podcast, hosted by Ben Adelberg, is a weekly interview-driven podcast focusing on the game of golf. Prominent amateurs and professionals, coaches, and personalities from the game share their stories each and every week. Sometimes, the best stories in golf aren't found on tour. You'll find them at The Back of the Range.

Ben Adelberg


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    Jackson Suber - Ole Miss Senior Charging Up the PGA Tour U Rankings

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 45:53

    My guest on this episode is Jackson Suber.  He is currently in his senior season at Ole Miss where the team just finished up their strongest fall season in years.  They pulled off the clean sweep at the White Sands Collegiate in the Bahamas.  Team title for the Rebels and individual title for Jackson.  We spoke about his experience at Ole Miss, what led him there, and we also discussed the PGA TOUR U ranking system, where he is currently ranked 8th.....and how he plans to take advantage of that opportunity when he someday makes the jump into professional golf. Jackson Suber - InstagramJackson Suber - Ole Miss Golf Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips  

    Andrew Kozan - Auburn Alum Locks Up 2022 KFT Card

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 61:03

    My guest on this episode is Andrew Kozan.  The Auburn alum ended his amateur career at the U.S. Open this year at Torrey Pines and then successfully secured his Korn Ferry Tour card for 2022.  We spoke about his start in the game in South Florida, making his PGA Tour debut at the age of 16, and how he handled the pressure of Q School. Andrew Kozan - InstagramSubscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips  

    Ben Curtis and Luke Taylor - Hosts of the Clubs and Corks Golf Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 62:25


    My guests on this episode are the co-hosts of the Clubs and Corks Golf Podcast, Luke Taylor and Ben Taylor.  These guys had me as a guest on their podcast and wanted to invite them back to be guests here at The Back of the Range!  I think Luke and I convinced Ben that he needs to play in another Open Championship before he turns 60! Subscribe to The Clubs and Corks Golf Podcast Ben Adelberg on the Clubs and Corks Podcast Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips    


    Walter Todd - South Carolina Senior Sensation

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 49:18

    Such a treat to have Walter Todd join me here at The Back of the Range. One of the great senior amateurs competing right now in South Carolina. Former Azalea and Jones Cup Senior Amateur Champion shares some stories from his time in the game and also his incredible performance at the East West Matches! Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips  

    Scott Limbaugh - Vanderbilt Men's Golf Coach

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 73:19

    My guest on this episode is Scott Limbaugh, Head Men's Golf Coach at Vanderbilt University. Incredible insight from the 2017 National Coach of the Year and the man looking to lead the Commodores to back-to-back SEC Championships. Scott Limbaugh - Vanderbilt University Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips    

    Ina Kim-Schaad - 2019 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 53:15

    My guest on this episode is the 2019 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Champion, Ina Kim-Schaad.  We covered many topics, including her new role as a Mental Skills Instructor at Fearless Golf under Dr. Gio Valiante.  Incredible stories and insight that EVERYONE will enjoy!   Ina Kim-Schaad - Instagram Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips    

    Allisen Corpuz - 2021 U.S. Curtis Cup Team

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 42:52

    My guest on this episode is Allisen Corpuz from the victorious U.S. Curtis Cup team.  We spoke about her solid collegiate career and how she is preparing for the final stage of LPGA Q-Series later this year.  Allisen Corpuz - Instagram Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips  Photo - USGA  

    Noah Steele - Team Canada's Amateur Sensation

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 74:40

    My guest on this episode is Team Canada amateur, Noah Steele.  How does a native of Kingston, Ontario, Canada find himself playing his college golf at Sam Houston State University?  We spoke about his college career and his approach to transitioning into the professional ranks.  Noah also shared some Will Holcomb stories as well.  So we got THAT going for us on this episode...which is nice. Noah Steele - InstagramTeam Canada amateur Noah Steele victorious on Mackenzie Tour Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips    

    Henry Shimp - Stanford's Senior Leader

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 81:33

    My guest on this episode is Henry Shimp from the Stanford Cardinal.  He's entirely too smart for The Back of the Range, but I think I held my own during our conversation.  Mainly because I asked him not to use any big words.  He was a member of the 2019 National Championship team and we dissected that season and what lies ahead this year as he leads the team towards another potential championship at Grayhawk.  Ohhhh, Henry is also the co-host of The Tie Podcast.  Make sure you check that out!Henry Shimp - Stanford Men's GolfThe Tie Podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips    

    Nick Maccario - 2020 Massachusetts Amateur Player of the Year

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 72:54

    My guest on this episode is "friend of The Back of the Range" and 2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur Semifinalist, Nick Maccario.  Great stories and lessons from the 2020 Massachusetts Amateur Player of the Year.  We spoke about his journey, the best amateur tournaments in the world, and unlimited surf and turf at the Jones Cup. Nick Maccario - Instagram Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips Episode Photo by USGA  

    James Piot - 2021 U.S. Amateur Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 54:02

    My guest on this episode is James Piot, the 2021 U.S. Amateur Champion.  We spoke about his journey from junior golf with Michigan State and his incredible run this past summer that led him all the way to Oakmont and his come from behind victory in the finals against Austin Greaser.   James Piot - Michigan State UniversityJames Piot - Instagram Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips   

    Brooke Matthews - U.S. Curtis Cup Team

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 47:42

    My guest on this episode helped Team USA capture the Curtis Cup in Wales.  Brooke Matthews is coming off a record-breaking win this season for Arkansas as well as a successful title defense at the Blessings.  Fantastic insight and laughs in this episode with one of the longest hitters in the women's game! Brooke Matthews - University of ArkansasBrooke Matthews - Instagram Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips Cover Art Photo - USGA

    Jerry Pate - Alabama Golf Legend

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 46:05

    My guest on this episode really has done it all in the game of golf over the course of his career.  U.S. Amateur Champion, U.S. Open Champion, Walker Cupper and Ryder Cupper, and Players Champion.  Jerry Pate's career is an incredible story and we spoke about his achievements and also previewed the upcoming SEC Match Play that he will be hosting at Shoal Creek! Jerry Pate - Official Website Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Austin Greaser - 2021 U.S. Amateur Finalist

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 53:18

    My guest on this episode was the runner-up at the 2021 U.S. Amateur.  Austin Greaser came into the Sunnehanna Amateur in June ranked #139 in the world.  Now he is ranked #30.  We spoke about his incredible summer, his start in the game in Vandalia, Ohio, and what ultimately led him to play for the Tarheels at UNC. Austin Greaser - University of North Carolina Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Matt Parziale - Returning to the U.S. Mid Amateur

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 28:39

    My guest on this episode returned this week to the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at Sankaty Head to recapture another title.  While Matt Parziale did not make match play this year, it is ALWAYS fun to reconnect with the 2017 U.S. Mid-Amateur Champion. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Jim Gallagher Jr. - Stories from the 1993 Ryder Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 81:41

    My guest on this episode is five-time PGA Tour Winner, Jim Gallagher, Jr.  We spoke about his start in the game and his victories on tour, as well as the incredible 1993 Ryder Cup win for the United States where Jim defeated Seve Ballesteros in the singles matches.  A fantastic storyteller at Golf Channel that is also the host of his own podcast, Only One Shot Golf. Only One Shot Golf Podcast - Jim Gallagher, Jr. 1993 Ryder Cup Highlights Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Rachel Kuehn - Wake Forest All-American and Curtis Cup Hero

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 55:43

    My guest on this episode helped Team USA capture the Curtis Cup in Wales.  Rachel Kuehn is an All-American at Wake Forest and secured the winning point for the Americans.  Actually, so did her Mom in 1998!  Tons of incredible stories and laughs in this episode.   Rachel Kuehn - Wake Forest University Women's GolfRachel Kuehn - Instagram Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips Cover Art Photo - USGA

    Sam Bennett - Texas A&M's All-American Star

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 47:10

    My guest on this episode is Sam Bennett from Texas A&M University.  This All-American is coming off of a three win season and will be contending for a SEC Championship this season.  We spoke about his start in the game, what makes Madisonville, Texas so special, and his best career round.  Think it is a 59?  Nope.  Try 55.    Sam Bennett - Texas A&M UniversitySam Bennett - Instagram Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Emilia Migliaccio - 2021 U.S. Curtis Cupper

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 59:00

    My guest on this episode just returned from Wales as part of the victorious United States Curtis Cup team.  Emilia Migliaccio wrapped up an All-American career at Wake Forest and is now focusing on the next chapter in her life.....which doesn't include professional golf!  Great stories and insight from one of the best amateurs in the world!   Photo:  Oisin Keniry / USGA Emilia Migliaccio - Wake Forest GolfEmilia Migliaccio - InstagramEmilia Migliaccio - Golf Channel Editorial Staff Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Michael Thorbjornsen - 2021 Western Amateur Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 53:36

    Jensen Castle - 2021 U.S. Women's Amateur Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 54:32

    My guest on this episode is the 2021 U.S. Women's Amateur Champion, Jensen Castle.  We discussed her start in the game in South Carolina, what led her to Kentucky, and the improbable run at Westchester that led her to the title and a spot on the 2021 Curtis Cup team.  Fantastic stories and insight into her special week at the U.S. Women's Amateur! Jensen Castle - Kentucky Women's GolfJensen Castle - Instagram Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Darren Carroll - Award-Winning Golf Photographer

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 74:33


    My guest on this episode is Darren Carroll.  If you have seen incredible photographs from USGA events, there is an excellent chance that Darren was behind the camera when the shutter button was pressed.  His work has been featured in Sports Illustrated, Golf World, and Golf Digest and he serves as a photography consultant to the PGA of America, and is also part of the photography team for both the U.S. Open Golf and U.S. Open Tennis championships.  Great stories from behind the viewfinder by one of the best golf photographers in the world. Darren Carroll Photo Review - 46:40 During Episode (CLICK LINK) Darren Carroll - WebsiteDarren Carroll - Summit Workshops Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 


    Mary Ann Sullivan - Co-Chair for the U.S. Women's Amateur at Westchester C.C.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 41:22

    My guest on this episode is Mary Ann Sullivan, the co-chair of the U.S. Women's Amateur at historic Westchester Country Club.  We spoke about the rich history of the club and the prospect of welcoming the best amateurs in the world to her home club in Rye, New York. Westchester Country Club - Website New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    2021 Western Amateur Preview - Rick and Charlie Waddell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 49:10

    My special guests on this episode are Rick and Charlie Waddell.  Rick is the tournament chairman of the Western Amateur this year, not only is he a member of Glen View but so is his son Charlie.  In fact, Charlie is in the field this week, joining other strong mid-ams such as Hagestad and Rank, after winning the club championship at Glen View.  It's a special week for the Waddell family and a special week for Glen View, the site of the very first Western Amateur Championship back in 1899. Western Amateur - Official Website New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    John Gough - 2021 Palmetto Amateur Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 52:22

    My guest on this episode is John Gough.  John wrapped up an impressive five years at Charlotte and is the new Palmetto Amateur Champion.  Great conversation with the very first Englishman to win this prestigious championship!    John Gough - Charlotte 49ers GolfJohn Gough - Instagram New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Ryan Frazer - Junior Golf Insider Previews the U.S. Junior

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 55:05

    My guest on this U.S. Junior Amateur preview episode is Ryan Frazer.  Ryan is considered one of the most knowledgeable resources in the world of junior golf and is trusted by players, parents, and coaches across the country.  We spoke about his company, Agora Golf, and who everyone should keep an eye out for this week at Country Club of North Carolina. New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Todd White - 2013 U.S. Walker Cupper

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 55:57

    My guest on this episode is Todd White.  Todd joined Nathan Smith as one of two mid-ams on the victorious 2013 U.S. Walker Cup team and they also teamed up to win the first U.S. Amateur Four Ball at Olympic Club.  Great stories from one of the great amateurs to ever come out of the state of South Carolina. New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips  Photo - USGA

    Joe Pagdin - University of Florida's Star from Sheffield

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 63:55

    My guest on this episode is Joe Pagdin.  After a strong freshman season for Florida, he picked up the 2021 SEC Freshman of the Year award and was also a member of the International squad at Palmer Cup and a reserve for the GB&I team at the Walker Cup.  We spoke about his start in the game and what drives him to be the best.   Joe Pagdin - University of Florida New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Joe Highsmith - Pepperdine's Champ Heads to Torrey Pines

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 61:02

    My guest on this episode is Joe Highsmith.  In a matter of just a couple weeks, Joe led his Pepperdine Waves to a National Championship at Grayhawk and then earned medalist honors to punch his ticket to the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines.    Joe Highsmith - Pepperdine Golf New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Preston Summerhays - 2019 U.S. Junior Amateur Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 43:27

    My guest on this episode is Preston Summerhays.  The 2019 U.S. Junior Champion discussed his family's obsession with the game and his approach to competition as he prepares for another full schedule of amateur events this summer before starting his collegiate career at Arizona State.     New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Noah Goodwin - SMU Golf & 2017 U.S. Junior Amateur Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 59:49

    My guest on this episode is Noah Goodwin.  The 2017 U.S. Junior is currently one of the team leader of SMU's Men's Golf Team and will be looking to bring a National Championship title back to Dallas for the Mustangs. Noah Goodwin - SMU Golf New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Episode 197: The Coaches Roundtable - Jonathan Dismuke (Houston), Matt Thurmond (Arizona State), and Trey Jones (Florida State)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 45:37

    In this special episode, Ryan Crysler from The Floridian leads a conversation with three of the finest collegiate coaches in the game today. Jonathan Dismuke (Houston), Matt Thurmond (Arizona State), and Trey Jones (Florida State) sit down before the start of the 2021 Valspar Collegiate to discuss all aspects of college golf. Tons of valuable information for anyone considering playing collegiate golf! New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Serge Hogg - Inside the Ropes at the Walker Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 63:39


    My guest this week is Serge Hogg!  Yes, the legend himself returns to The Back of the Range to recap the Walker Cup.  Serge is a caddie at Seminole and was on the bag for John Murphy on the GB&I side.  Great insight into how the course played for the best amateurs in the world.   Julie Williams - GolfweekBrentley Romine - Golf ChannelZephyr Melton - Golf.ComRyan Herrington - Golf DigestJim Nugent - Global Golf Post New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 


    The Seminole Sessions: Andrew Biggadike

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 49:01

    The Seminole Sessions come to close with an incredible conversation with Andrew Biggadike.  The reigning club champion at Seminole shares some insight on the course and also his role as a member of the Walker Cup Rules Committee.  Fascinating stories throughout this entire episode! New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    The Seminole Sessions: John Murphy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 45:36


    The Seminole Sessions continue on with Louisville's John Murphy.  An excellent conversation with one of the rising stars of the Great Britain and Ireland team that will face the U.S. team at the 2021 Walker Cup at Seminole Golf Club.   New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 


    The Seminole Sessions: Stewart Hagestad

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 34:20

    The Seminole Sessions heads into Walker Cup Week with a conversation with the three-time U.S. Walker Cupper, Stewart Hagestad.  We spoke about his dominant run in the mid-amateur ranks and how he is preparing for the Walker Cup at Seminole.   New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    The Seminole Sessions: Bob Ford

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 38:40

    The Seminole Sessions continue with Mr. Bob Ford, the head professional at Seminole Golf Club.  We discussed his storied career as a golf professional and his experience working for the members at Oakmont and Seminole.  Fantastic insight from one of the legends of the game.  New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    The Seminole Sessions: Vinny Giles

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 66:29

    The Seminole Sessions kick off with a legendary career amateur, Mr. Vinny Giles.  The 1972 U.S. Amateur Champion shared some great stories about his career and his experience participating in four Walker Cups as a player and his victorious captaincy in 1993.  Easily one of the best episodes in the history of this podcast.  New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    David Ford - The #1 Ranked Junior in the Country

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 49:44

    My guest on this episode is David Ford, the #1 ranked junior in the country.  We spoke about his start in the game and what's next for him when he plays collegiately at the University of North Carolina next year. New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Bruce McGill - Walter Hagen from "The Legend of Bagger Vance"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 72:53

    My guest on this episode is Bruce McGill.  One of the most successful character actors of this generation.  He has over 150 credits to his name including Animal House, Lincoln, and The Legend of Bagger Vance.  Bruce shared some stories from being on set at Kiawah Island as he flawless portrayed Walter Hagen.    New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Drew Stoltz - "The Sleeze" from GOLF's SubPar Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 66:48

    My guest on this episode is The Sleeze!  Drew Stoltz, co-host of GOLF's SubPar podcast, stops by to chat about his start in the golf media space and his run at a professional career.  Great conversation with someone that spends most of their days sitting next to Colt Knost. GOLF's SubPar Podcast on Spotify  New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Michael Thorbjornsen - 2018 U.S. Junior Champ Heads to Stanford

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 45:47

    My guest on this episode is the 2018 U.S. Junior Amateur Champion, Michael Thorbjornsen.  After a stellar junior career, Michael is now part of Stanford's freshmen trio along with Karl Vilips and Jake Beber-Frankel.  Excellent conversation about junior golf and what it takes to succeed in amateur golf. Michael Thorbjornsen - InstagramMichael Thorbjornsen - Stanford Golf  New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Paul Simson - The Legend

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 73:01

    My guest on this episode is the legendary Paul Simson.  He's the only man to hold the British, Canadian, and U.S. Senior Amateur titles at the same time.  The Simson Slam.  We talk about his passion for the game, how he stays competitive year after year, and his incredible amateur career! New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Angus Flanagan - The Golden Gopher from Woking, England

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 61:25

    My guest on this episode is Angus Flanagan from the University of Minnesota.  How does a kid from Woking, England make it to Minnesota and play in TWO PGA Tour events while still an amateur?  You'll find out how during this episode! Angus Flanagan - University of MinnesotaAngus Flanagan - Instagram New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Travis Vick - University of Texas

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 38:40

    My guest on this episode is Travis Vick.   He's part of that juggernaut down in Austin and we spoke about collegiate golf and what led him to choose golf over football and baseball. New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Brett Boner - 2018 U.S. Mid Amateur Finalist

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 79:34

    My guest on this episode is Brett Boner, the 2018 U.S. Mid Amateur Runner-Up.  Great stories from his days at Auburn, toiling on the mini-tours as a professional, and the incredible run in 2018 that led him to the championship match in the U.S. Mid Am against Kevin O'Connell.   New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Ludvig Aberg - 2021 Jones Cup Invitational Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2021 40:17

    My guest on this episode is Ludvig Aberg, the 2021 Jones Cup Invitational Champion. We spoke about his collegiate career at Texas Tech as well as his start in the game in his home county of Sweden! Ludvig Aberg - Texas Tech UniversityLudvig Aberg - Instagram New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Jonathan Dismuke - University of Houston Men's Golf Coach

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2021 58:34

    My guest on this episode is Jonathan Dismuke, Men's Golf Coach at the University of Houston.  How does a kid that grew up in Calhoun City, MS....on a nine hole golf course....make his way to Auburn as a player., Texas A&M as a national championship winning assistant coach, and then finally to lead the most storied collegiate golf program in history at Houston?  You're about to find out! University of Houston - Men's Golf New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Graysen Huff - 2020 Patriot All-America Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 49:07

    My guest on this episode is Graysen Huff.  The Auburn Tiger captured the 2020 Patriot All-America title and is looking to make a run at a SEC Championship this spring.  We spoke about his journey from Idaho to Auburn and his experience at Auburn.  War Eagle! New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    John Wade - Jones Cup Invitational Tournament Director

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 61:18

    My guest on this very special episode is John Wade, the director of golf at Ocean Forest Golf Club...the site of the Jones Cup Invitational.   How does John get bitten by the golf bug, then find a way to turn it into his profession, and then end up as the tournament director of one of the elite national invitationals?  How does that happen?  Well.....it's a great story, we will dig into all of the details and we will learn about Ocean Forest Golf Club, some Jones Cup history, and how it  relates to the Walker Cup! Jones Cup Invitational - Official WebsiteJones Cup Invitational on INSTAGRAM New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

    Andy Pope - The Conqueror of U.S. Open Qualifiers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 54:31

    My guest on this episode is Andy Pope.  He's a full-time member of the Korn Ferry Tour and is looking to make the jump to the PGA Tour in 2021.  Great stories and insight from the former Atlantic-10 conference champion from Xaiver University.  He's qualified for FOUR U.S. Opens.....and in this episode we learn how he did it! New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

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