The Golfer's Journal Podcast

The Golfer's Journal Podcast
The Golfer’s Journal Podcast
28: Masters Road Trip
Apr 18 • 37 min
Host Tom Coyne takes a few of his buddies on a once in a lifetime trip to The Masters
27: No Laying Up: Chris Solomon
Apr 4 • 41 min
From the pages of No.7: A deep dive into the origins No Laying Up with co-founder Chris Solomon
26: The Roadie: Aaron Dill
Mar 28 • 33 min
Aaron Dill takes us on a tour of the Titleist tour truck on location at The Player’s Championship
25: The Ace Pod
Mar 5 • 31 min
Wild stories about golf’s holy grail
24: Billy Collins
Feb 20 • 28 min
Tom Coyne sits with the former U.S. Poet Laureate, Billy Collins
23: Geoff Ogilvy
Jan 10 • 45 min
Geoff Ogilvy is the only major champion that also happens to be a Golfer’s Journal contributor. The former U.S. Open champ wrote the Yardage Book section of TGJ No. 6 and he joins the podcast to discuss growing up in Australia’s Sand Belt as well as the…
22: Our favorite stories of 2018
Dec 28, 2018 • 45 min
To wrap up 2018, Publisher Brendon Thomas and Managing Editor Travis Hill join the podcast to discuss how their favorite stories came together this year. We also discuss the highlights of the year’s TGJ events and give a preview of what’s on the horizon…
21: Larry Wilmore
Dec 19, 2018 • 35 min
After serving as a writer and contributor on shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Office and The Daily Show, Larry Wilmore is now the executive producer of Black-ish on ABC. Beyond that, he’s a golf fanatic. He joined the podcast to discuss how he…
20: Keith Cutten
Nov 20, 2018 • 34 min
Keith Cutten is a Canadian golf course architect and the author of the new book, “The Evolution of Golf Course Design.” He joined the podcast to talk through his career in architecture, how he came up with the idea for his book and the current state of…
19: Job Fickett and Adam Heindorff
Nov 6, 2018 • 44 min
Job Fickett was the TGJ reader that pitched the story that ended up becoming “Game of Pixels” in TGJ No. 5. We talk through the ins and outs of the most in-depth golf video game there is and Job explains what it takes to be one of the game’s standout…
18: Jim Dodson (Live at Pinehurst)
Oct 11, 2018 • 45 min
Jim Dodson has written more than 10 books about golf, ranging from his personal experience with the game to biographies of titans like Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan. He joined us live at Pinehurst Resort to share stories from a career of covering the game,…
17: The Long Road to the PGA Tour
Sep 26, 2018 • 35 min
There are thousands of professional golfers in the world and most never make it to the PGA Tour. After seven years of grinding toward that goal, Adam Long finally broke through this year and will begin his rookie season on the PGA Tour next week. He…
16: Gil Hanse
Aug 29, 2018 • 39 min
Gil Hanse is one of the most prolific architects working in golf today. His original work can be seen everywhere from The Olympic Course in Rio to the wild Streamsong Black, while his restoration work has touched many of the United States’ most…
15: Jim Moriarty
Aug 15, 2018 • 48 min
Jim Moriarty has covered golf for more than 40 years as a reporter, author and photographer. He joins the podcast to talk through how golf has changed throughout his career and why he’s still excited to watch the action on Sunday afternoons. Jim also…
14: The Links Episode
Jul 24, 2018 • 51 min
On the heels of The Open, we put together an episode celebrating the things that make links golf special. We start with a reading of D.J. Piehowski’s piece, “Beneath the Machair” from TGJ No. 1 (1:35 mark), which details the history of the once-lost…
13: Australian Golf with Curtis Luck
Jul 9, 2018 • 37 min
In our TGJ No. 4 Q&A, we discussed a number of things with young Australian standout Curtis Luck – where he grew up, winning the U.S. Amateur, playing the Masters and more. In this episode of the podcast, we had Curtis break down his five favorite…
12: Jamie Kennedy’s Golf Marathon
Jun 21, 2018 • 33 min
This week marks the Bandon Solstice event, where a group of people get together to try to play all four courses at Bandon Dunes on the longest day of the year. As impressive as that is, Jamie Kennedy laughs at the feat. To raise money for a Scotland…
11: Inside TGJ No. 4
Jun 6, 2018 • 33 min
Managing editor Travis Hill takes you step-by-step through the latest issue of The Golfer’s Journal with stories and context on how each feature came together and why it was chosen. TGJ No. 4 marks one full year in the life of our magazine and we couldn’t…
10: No Scars - The Story of Len Mattiace
May 9, 2018 • 59 min
People like Len Mattiace often turn into footnotes of history as the guys who almost got it done. But his story is more complicated than near-misses on big stages. In a special Golfer’s Journal podcast, Mattiace shares the story of his career – from…
9: The Courses That Stick with Andy Johnson
Apr 18, 2018 • 59 min
Andy Johnson is a TGJ contributor who first started writing about golf course architecture for his website and newsletter, The Fried Egg. In this episode of the podcast, Andy reflects on the five golf courses that had the biggest impact on shaping his…
8: Riley Johns and Keith Rhebb
Apr 4, 2018 • 65 min
Our guests today are Riley Johns and Keith Rhebb, two golf course architects who recently completed work on their first solo design at the Winter Park 9. Johns was featured in TGJ No. 3 while guiding us on a tour of his home course, the Stanley…
7: Shane Bacon and Chris Solomon
Mar 21, 2018 • 39 min
TGJ contributors Shane Bacon (Fox Sports) and Chris Solomon (No Laying Up) join the podcast to discuss the unbelievable hospitality details that come with playing one of South Korea’s most private golf courses. Shane also recounted his experience in TGJ…
6: Will Leitch
Mar 7, 2018 • 48 min
Will Leitch is not a golfer, which, in a strange way, is a major reason we wanted him to write for The Golfer’s Journal. As a sportswriter who has appeared in every outlet from the New York Times to Deadspin (which he helped found), Will has a unique…
5: Brendon Thomas and Travis Hill
Feb 21, 2018 • 36 min
With TGJ No. 3 about to ship to subscribers, we wanted to look back at how and why The Golfer’s Journal got started. Publisher Brendon Thomas and Managing Editor Travis Hill discussed where the idea came from, the 2-year struggle to put TGJ No. 1 together…
4: Geoff Cunningham
Feb 8, 2018 • 42 min
Geoff Cunningham is – among many, many other golf things – the creative vision behind Linksoul. His art and photography is featured prominently in TGJ No. 2. He joined the podcast to discuss his golf artwork, his visit to Louisville Golf, the…
3: Tom Coyne / Sacred Sands
Jan 8, 2018 • 49 min
Tom Coyne has played every links course in Ireland and Scotland, written four books and a screenplay. He brings a lifetime of golf experience and opinion to The Golfer’s Journal and, for the first time, the TGJ podcast.
2: Travis Hill / Sweetens Cove
Dec 26, 2017 • 27 min
Managing editor Travis Hill talks through his transformative trip to Sweetens Cove, a nine-hole gem in Tennessee that’s changing how people think about the game.
1: Caleb Hannan / Bally Bandon Sheep Ranch
Dec 14, 2017 • 24 min
In our debut episode, writer Caleb Hannan explains what it’s like to play the mysterious Sheep Ranch near Bandon Dunes, golf’s equivalent to a choose-your-own-adventure novel. You can read Caleb’s full story in TGJ No. 2. Subscribe here:…