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From the first tee to the last green, Utah Golf Radio gets you inside the ropes on all things golf in Utah. Live show on Saturday mornings on ESPN 700 radio. Podcast updates during the week. Hosted by Paul Pugmire.

presented by Fairways Magazine


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    Ep 806: ESPN 700 Live Show - The US Women's Am is Coming to SLC!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2023 88:22


    The Country Club of Salt Lake will host the 2034 US Women's Amateur Championship! Utah Golf Hall of Fame member Sue Nyhus and international golf leader Mike Bailey join the live show on ESPN 700 to break it all down. We celebrate the new Coral Canyon Women's Am with head pro Marco Lioni, and the Sand Hollow Am. BYU coach Bruce Brockbank tees up the Cougs' spring season and long drive horse beast Ryan Reisbeck gives us the deets on the renewed World Long Drive tour. 

    Ep 805: Cameron Gray Was Warm Enough at Sky Mountain

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 12:34


    Weber State junior Cameron Gray survived cold and wind at Sky Mountain to win the Hurricane City Am by three over Utah Tech's Davis Heslington. Joe Ligon takes the senior division, Dale Christensen the super seniors and Millie Terrion the womens. Gray joins the pod. 

    Ep 804: ESPN 700 Live Show - Going Open with State Am Champ Zac Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 96:46


    4x Utah PGA Player of the Year Haley Sturgeon joins the live show on ESPN 700 with Jan and the Girls Go Golfing gang road tripping at We-Ko-Pa in Arizona. State Am champ Zac Jones opens up on the joy and pain of playing great but not winning. Biomechanician Dr. Tyler Standifird of UVU on his swing speed research. Timpanogos Head Pro Brett Watson on clubhouse construction and The Horseshoe, the new 18-hole putting course at Timp. 

    Ep 803: Boz Gets The Biz Done at St. George Am

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 13:35


    A high school kid wins for the second week in a row on the Southern Swing as Crimson Cliffs junior Boston Bracken takes down BYU's Zac Jones in a playoff to take the St. George Am. Lloyd Vaughn, Herb Lyons and Zac's dad Clark Jones share the title in the senior division. Bracken joins the pod. 

    Ep 802: ESPN 700 Live Show - We Geek on the Superstore Studio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2023 93:49


    The new Studio at the PGA Tour Superstore is worth some serious geeking and we help Tony McQuivey and Braden Thunell open it. Callaway's Zack Oakley tells us about the new Paradym line. Randy Dodson of Fairways Magazine and 3x Utah Mid-Am champ David Jennings go deep on the Southern Swing. We celebrate with Utah Section PGA Superintendent of the Year Ben Timmons. 

    Ep 801: Kihei Akina Wins at Coral in a Wild West Shootout

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 11:04


    Lone Peak HS sophomore Kihei Akina held off Zac Jones, Boston Bracken and a charging Cooper Jones to win the first PPR event of the year, the Coral Canyon Am. With an assist from Randy Dodson of Fairways Magazine, Akina joins the pod.  

    Ep 800: ESPN 700 Live Show - We Look Ahead at 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2023 94:45


    Leading Utah PGA pro Henry White joins the live show on ESPN 700 as we tee up what to look for in Utah golf in 2023 with Utah Golf Association Executive Director Easton Folster and Kurt Kragthorpe of Fairways Magazine. We remember Arnie Ferrin the golfer with Craig Ridd, and get to know Bad Caddy. 

    Ep 799: ESPN 700 Live Show - Top Ten Utah Golf Stories of 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 93:56


    We go deep on the top ten Utah golf stories of 2022 on the live show on ESPN 700 with Randy Dodson, Kurt Kragthorpe and Wesley Ruff. Kurt's great write up of these stories in Fairways Magazine is here https://adobe.ly/3PSEBYl. 

    Ep 798: ESPN 700 Live Show - Holiday Hacks at the Superstore

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2022 85:38


    We solve your holiday shopping probs at the PGA Tour Superstore on the live show on ESPN 700 with Tony and Quano, who help us celebrate Utah Section PGA award winners, Devin Dehlin, Mark Owen, Brayden Swapp, Todd Tanner and Stacy Jones. Oh, and Tele Wightman's way cool Instagram contest win. 

    Ep 797: ESPN 700 Live Show - Why Weirsy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2022 93:05


    Four-time Utah Section PGA Player of the Year Haley Sturgeon co-hosts the live show on ESPN 700 as we dive deep on the reasons Mike Weir will thrive as Presidents Cup captain with Bruce Brockbank, his coach at BYU. Utah PGA mens Player of the Year Casey Fowels and new UGA competitions director Colin Clawson join the show. 

    Ep 796: ESPN 700 Live Show - The Superstore Rocks Black Friday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2022 90:58


    Mike Weir joins the live show on ESPN 700 to break down his Champions Tour year, oh and the President's Cup. We celebrate the impactful life of Utah golf pro legend Via Wightman with his kids, Tele Wightman, Juli Erikson and Sarah Ofehengaua. Callaway's Michael Vrska tricks us out with the fitting deets we need. All with Quano Moore at the PGA Tour Superstore. 

    Ep 795: ESPN 700 Live Show - It's Q Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2022 95:46


    We talk Q schools and all the UPOTs playing them with Tommy Sharp and Randy Dodson. Brandon Kida on advancing in the Asian Tour Q. We learn about Dryvebox and Holiday Inn Express in Washington City. And send love to David Lichtie for his win in the Southern Utah Open. 

    Ep 794: Tony Wins in Houston for 5th PGA Tour Title

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 15:16


    Tony Finau got his 5th PGA TOUR win at the Cadence Bank Houston Open. With thanks to PGA TOUR Media, here's his winner's presser in its entirety. 

    Ep 793: Liechty Scores Breakthrough Win at Southern Utah Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 12:55


    Layton HS junior David Liechty wins the Southern Utah Open at SunRiver for his first UGA PPR event win. Braydon Swapp is low pro. Henry White takes the pro seniors and Chuck O'Brien the am seniors. Liechty joins the pod. 

    ESPN 700 Live Show - S UT Open, Danny, Nicklaus Miller, New Rules

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 92:50


    We celebrate the Southern Utah Open with Sun River pro Larry Ricketts on the live show on ESPN 700. One of the best conversations ever with Danny Summerhays on what's next after getting Korn Ferry Tour status. We catch up with Nicklaus Miller and Davis Henslington after great wins, and get schooled up on new rules with Utah Golf Association ED Easton Folster.  

    Ep 791: The Arctic Circle Was Above The Rest

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 44:47


    Anchored by Lance Smith, 5A Olympus takes out 6A state champs Lone Peak and 4A state champs Crimson Cliffs to win the revamped Arctic Circle Above the Rest high school invitational tournament. Smith, Derek Fox and Jeff Petersen join the pod. 

    Ep 790: ESPN 700 Live Show - The Kids Are Alright Ch.2, Tee Box STG

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2022 95:51


    It's the live show on ESPN 700 from the new Tee Box in St. George with former Utah Tech horse now golf pro Spencer Wallace. We go deep on the amazing Beaver HS golf team with Coach Jason Pollard, catch up with Parker Bunn and Kihei Akina, get the Arctic Circle report from Derek Fox, and celebrate her second collegiate win with BYU's Allysha Mae Mateo. 

    Ep 789: ESPN 700 Live Show - Utah PGA Awards, X-Golf Opening

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2022 96:35


    We celebrate the opening of X-Golf Riverton with Paige Spiranac, the Utah Section PGA awards with Wesley Ruff, and say aloha to Jesse Dodson, one of the really good ones of Utah golf, on the live show on ESPN 700.

    Ep 788: ESPN 700 Live Show - UGA POYs... and PIG

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2022 96:07


    We celebrate the Utah Golf Association Players of the Year and award winners, as well as the Trackman Indoor Golf Day at Private Indoor Golf (PIG), with Utah Section PGA pros Todd Heugly and Mike Manning, and PIG owner Ben Parker. Kurt Kragthorpe, Zac Jones, Shane McMillan and Terry Hansen join in. 

    Ep 787: ESPN 700 Live Show - The Kids Are (More Than) All Right

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2022 98:18


    We celebrate the high school state champions and junior golf excellence on the live show on ESPN 700, with Utah Section PGA's Devin Dehlin and Todd Mullen. TrackMan's Mike Manning tees up Indoor Golf Day and Callaway's Michael Vrska, the Fitting Sheriff, on what to expect in a putter fitting. 

    Ep 787: ESPN 700 Live Show - The Community Comes to Forest Dale

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2022 70:51


    Lots of college golf on the live show on ESPN 700. UVU's Brady McKinlay goes back-to-back. Weber State women win with four top-fives. Javier Barcos steps up to lead a young Utes team. And we celebrate community golf at Forest Dale with Kelsey Chugg and SLC Council Member Amy Fowler.

    Ep 785: ESPN 700 Live Show - 100 Years of Nibley!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2022 52:49


    Former Nibley Park pros Steve Elliott and Jeff Waters join the live show on ESPN 700 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nibley Park, the first public course in Utah. New UGA ED Easton Folster on his vision for the future. First Tee horse Sean Lampropoulos from the Pure Insurance Classic at Pebble Beach. 

    Ep 784: Tomlinson Goes Low, Wins Provo Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 18:53


    Blake Tomlinson goes stupid low in a slugfest for the ages with the great Daniel Summerhays to win the Primo Provo Open at Timpanogos. Tomlinson joins the pod. 

    Ep 783: ESPN 700 Live Show - Celebrating the Provo Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 95:26


    Timpanogos Head Pro Brett Watson and Primo's Matty Gay help us celebrate the Primo Provo Open on the live show on ESPN 700. We preview the new season with BYU men's coach Bruce Brockbank and UVU Women's coach Juli Erekson. 

    Ep 782: Owen Doubles Up at Utah PGA Championship

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 13:51


    Mark Owen scored a rare double win in the Utah Section PGA Championship by winning both the regular division and the senior division with a one-shot victory over Casey Fowles. Jordan Gibbs qualifies for the PGA Professional Championship from his third section. Owen and Gibbs join the pod. 

    Ep 781: Justin Schluker Wins Davis Park Am

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 11:23


    Justin Schluker continues his strong year with a win in the Introlend Utah Davis Park Amateur. Schluker had a six-point margin over JT Timmons in the 18-hole modified stableford event. Schluker joins the pod. 

    Ep 780: ESPN 700 Live Show - Celebrating the Davis Park Am

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2022 92:41


    Davis Park Head Pro Zach Johnson joins the live show on ESPN 700 for the Davis Park Am. Mark Urbanek on highlights from Tony Finau's great year. Kurt Kragthorpe on Patrick Fishburn's quest for a PGA TOUR card. Ryan Holt on what the long drivers are doing for all that stupid speed. 

    Ep 779: Big Green with a Big Win - Kimche Takes Talons Am

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 9:45


    Former Park City High standout and Dartmouth sophomore Eli Kimche takes the Talons Cove Am with a one shot win over Tanner Johnson. Peter Stuhr takes the senior division. Kimche joins the pod. 

    Ep 778: ESPN 700 Live Show - Rockwell Blast is a Blast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2022 98:31


    The live show on ESPN 700 goes to Lakeside for the Professional Long Drivers Association Rockwell Blast to celebrate the longest hitters on the planet. Utah Section PGA pro Dallas Green and PLDA horses Ryan Reisbeck & Brandon Flynn let it fly. We put a bow on the Utah Open with Devin Dehlin and Kurt Kragthorpe, and catch up with 7x Utah Women's Senior State Am champ Annette Gaiotti. (Yeah, 7x!)

    Ep 777: Darren Kuhn Wins Sr. State Am on 19th Hole

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 16:24


    Darren Kuhn of Pocatello, Idaho wins the Utah Senior State Am with a 1-up victory in 19 holes over Salt Lake City's Brandon Hargett. Rick Lloyd takes the Super Senior title with a 4 and 3 win over Richard Dibblee. Kuhn and Hargett join the pod. 

    Ep 776: McMillan Medals at Mountain Dell

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 12:36


    Shane McMillan takes stroke play medalist by three shots over James Renick and claims the number one seed in the match play in the UGA's Senior State Am at Mountain Dell. Rick Lloyd medals in the Super Senior division. McMillan joins the pod. 

    Ep 775: Blake Tomlinson Rides 3 Eagles to Utah Open Win

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 27:18


    Former University of Utah horse Blake Tomlinson rides three eagles in the final round to a two-shot win in the Utah Section PGA Utah Open with teammate Kyler Dunkle on the bag. Zac Blair was T2 and Zach Jones low Am. Tomlinson joins the pod, as do Kurt Kragthorpe, Sean Walker and Randy Dodson.

    Ep 774: ESPN 700 Live Show - Celebrating the Utah Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2022 98:58


    Utah Section PGA President Kent McComb helps us celebrate the Utah Open from Riverside on the live show on ESPN 700. Ned Siegfried on 20 years of sponsoring the Open. David Timmins, Kean Ridd, Noah Moody, Kurt Kragthorpe and Devin Dehlin chime in. We welcome TruGolf to the Utah Golf Radio family. 

    Ep 773: Justin Schluker Wins City Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 11:22


    City Am Champ Justin Schluker wins the Summit Sotheby's International Realty Salt Lake City Open, becoming just the second player in Utah golf history to win both in the same year. Schluker joins the pod. 

    Ep 772: ESPN 700 Live Show - Summit Sotheby's Salt Lake City Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2022 96:57


    Bonneville Head Pro Jordan Gibbs and Thomas Wright help us celebrate the historic Summit Sotheby's International Realty Salt Lake City Open. PGATOUR.com's Rob Bolton helps us announce the Jed X Jug winner. Patrick Fishburn on his T2 in the Utah Championship. KSL.com's Sean Walker on Tess Blair's historic win in the Utah Women's Open and the Tess Slam.  

    Ep 771: Zach Johnson Wins Mountainland Valley View Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 6:56


    Davis Park Head Pro Zach Johnson wins the Mountainland Valley View Open with a 3-shot victory over BYU's Tyson Shelley, who was low am. Johnson joins the pod.

    Ep 770: Tess Blair Wins Utah Women's Open, Makes History

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 15:33


    Tess Blair wins the Utah Women's Open with a dramatic 50-foot putt on the last hole for a one-shot win over Colorado pro Bryce Ray. Blair is the first player to win the State Am, the Mary Lou Baker Open, the UGA Stroke Play and the Utah Women's Open -- The Utah Women's Grand Slam. Blair joins the pod. 

    Ep 769: Kuest T5 at the Utah Championship

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 9:20


    Former BYU All-American Peter Kuest is in the mix and leading the Utah players going into the final round at the Korn Ferry Tour's Utah Championship at Oakridge. Kuest joins the pod. 

    Ep 769: ESPN 700 Live Show - Mountainland Valley View Open and So Much More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 96:53


    It's the live show on ESPN 700 from the Mountainland Valley View Open with Davis County Golf Director Dustin Volk. Tony's caddy Mark Urbanek, Cinco Spice (5x State Am champ Kelsey Chugg) and Parker Bunn of Utah's victorious Junior America's Cup team join in. 

    Ep 767: Kelsey Chugg Wins 5th State Am

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 22:31


    Kelsey Chugg wins her 5th State Am with a 1-up finals victory over BYU's Adeline Anderson. Chugg is the 6th player with five or more championships. Chugg and Anderson join the pod. 

    Ep 766: Blair, Fishburn in the Mix at Utah Championship after R1

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 13:35


    UPOTs Zac Blair and Patrick Fishburn are a shot or two off the pace after round 1 at the Korn Ferry Tour's Utah Championship at Oakridge. They join the pod. 

    Ep 765: Chugg, Anderson in Women's State Am Finals

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 18:11


    Four-time champ Kelsey Chugg and BYU sophomore Adeline Anderson win gutsy semi-final matches and will face off in the finals of the Women's State Am at Ogden Country Club. Anderson and Chugg join the pod. 

    Ep 764: Top 8 Qualifiers Make the Quarters at Women's State Am

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 10:12


    The top 8 seeds coming out of stroke play at the Women's State Am all make the quarterfinals. We get to know Utah newcomers Sarah Salvo and Sophie Simon with an assist from Randy Dodson of Fairways Magazine. 

    Ep 763: Blair Medals at State Am; Timmins Mondays for KFT

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 12:01


    Former champ Tess Blair takes medalist and the #1 seed at the Women's State Am, while BYU's David Timmins Mondays into the Korn Ferry Tour's Utah Championship, joining 5 other current and former Cougs in the field. Timmins joins the pod. 

    Ep 762: Tony Rocks the Casbah at Oakridge

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 20:31


    Tony Finau reflects and riffs at the Finau Foundation event at Oakridge, kicking off the week for the Korn Ferry Tour's Utah Championship. He likes the PGA Tour, watches leaderboards, and moved us all with memories of his mother. There's a lot of Tony in this pod. 

    Ep 760: Back to Back! Tony Wins Rocket Mortgage

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 20:30


    Tony Finau gets his 2nd PGA TOUR win in a row in Detroit at the Rocket Mortgage, his 4th overall. We bring you his post-win presser with help from PGA TOUR Media. 

    Ep 760: ESPN 700 Live Show - Women's State Am Preview & Women's Game in Utah

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2022 98:35


    Utah Golf Hall of Famer & First Tee leader Dr. Sue Nyhus joins Utah Section PGA's Devin Dehlin, UGA's Easton Folster and defending State Am champ Lila Galeai on the live show on ESPN 700 to discuss the women's game in Utah 50 years after Title IV and to tee up the Women's State Am. 

    Ep 759: Jeff Brehaut Wins Utah Senior Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 7:07


    Park City teaching pro and former PGA TOUR pro Jeff Brehaut wins the Utah Senior Open, named and played this year in honor of Kelley Woodland. Dave DeSantis was second overall and won the Super Senior Division. David Fischer takes the Legends, while Dave Booth and Jon Rhodes tie for low am. Brehaut joins the pod. 

    Ep 758: Celebrating Kelly Woodland at the Utah Senior Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 11:39


    We remember and celebrate Utah Golf legend Kelly Woodland of The Barn Golf Club at the Utah Senior Open with his son, Utah Section PGA pro Kory Woodland. 

    Ep 757: Tony (sorta) Calls 3M Win

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 23:02


    Tony Finau gets his third PGA TOUR win with a come-from-behind performance at the 3M Open. Funny thing, he told me a few weeks ago I should be there. We play his winner's presser with an assist from PGA TOUR Media. 

    Ep 756: ESPN 700 Live Show - The Open Wrap-up from the Superstore, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2022 93:24


    We put a bow on the Open Championship and the State Am on the live show on ESPN 700 from the PGA TOUR Superstore in Sandy. Zac Jones, Kurt Kragthorpe, Tony McQuivey and Quano Moore join in. We reconnect with Spencer Dunaway, the new assistant golf coach at the U. 

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