The Back 9 Podcast

The Back 9 Podcast

Golf Podcast, PGA Tour Talk, European Tour Talk, Fantasy Golf, & interviews! Twitter: @theback9podcastInstagram: theback9podcast


84. 2020 PGA Championship Preview
Aug 6 • 36 min
This week on the podcast: - We break down an exciting WGC event at TPC Southwind in Memphis. - We dive into the 1st major championship of they year. We discuss all the big stories coming out of TPC Harding Park this week- We give our picks and…
83 - 3M Open Recap
Jul 28 • 29 min
This week on the Podcast- We recap an exciting 3M open.- Whats going on with Finau on the weekends- We preview this weeks WGC Event in Memphis- Give our fantasy predictionsMake sure to follow the Podcast on social media @theback9podcast on twitter &…
82. Travelers Recap + Webb Simpson Deep Dive
Jun 30 • 35 min
This week on The Back 9 Podcast - We recap the biggest news stories in golf - We take a look at the career of Webb Simpson and debate his place amongst golf’s elite- We talk Fantasy for this week Rocket Mortgage Classic Follow the podcast on Twitter…
81 - Golf is BACK!
Jun 17 • 31 min
The PGA Tour is officially back and we are excited to get back into a regular routine on The Back 9 Podcast. This week on the show we cover the following topics: - Bryson got big! What does this mean for his future. - Is Spieth back?- Full Charles…
80. Honda Classic Recap
Mar 1 • 27 min
This week on the podcast;We break down an exciting Honda Classic. PGA National showed it’s teeth and created a bunched leaderboard that led to some exciting stuff down on Sunday afternoon. Sunjae Im won his first event. We have been talking about IM for…
79 - Genesis Invitational Recap - Adam Scott Wins
Feb 19 • 37 min
This week we recap an exciting Genesis Invitational.- Adam Scott picks up the victory. We digest his week. - We talk Rory & Tiger- Is Kuchar popular again? As always we end the show with our trending bar. Tune in to find out who is trending up this…
78: Is Speith Back? Genesis Invitational Preview
Feb 12 • 31 min
This week on the podcast:We dive into the AT&T Pebble Beach OpenWe debate rolling the ball backWe preview the Genesis Invitational As always we round out the show with the Trending Bar! Listen to find out who is trending up and who is in the…
77 - Party of the Year at Waste Management Open
Feb 3 • 50 min
In this episode of The Back 9 Podcast. We reflect on what was a very exciting Super Bowl 54. We dive into the Waste Management OpenShould we be harsh on Tony Finau not getting it done?Will Speith ever find his game again? We talk about another surprise…
76. Leishman wins at Torrey
Jan 26 • 39 min
This week on The Back 9 Podcast - We reflect on the sad news that Kobe Bryant has passed away.- We dive into an exciting Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines - We talk about the Premier Golf League and what that could mean for golf as we know it…
75 - Lee Westwood Take a Bow
Jan 20 • 35 min
This week we recap all the exciting action from around the golfing world. - We break down an exciting American Express Championship - We break down Lee Westwood winning overseas. - We preview this weeks PGA tour event at Torrey Pines. Tiger and Rory…
74 - Sony Open Recap
Jan 15 • 24 min
This week we recap the Sony Open. We dive into all the main talking points from what was a very exciting tournament. We talk about The American Express Event this week and give our fantasy picks. We round out the show with the return of the popular…
73 - 2020 Kickoff Show
Jan 7 • 27 min
Happy New Year from The Back 9 Pod Crew! This week on the show we breakdown an exciting event in Kapalua. We discuss JT’s victory and what we expect to see from him in 2020. We dive into X Man and P Reed’s 2020 prospects and talk about all the other key…
72. Golf World Check In
Nov 27, 2019 • 26 min
This week on The Back 9 Podcast - We discuss the recent Presidents Cup captain picks. - How are the teams stacked up and how is this year’s event going to play out. - We discuss the amazing run of form from Brandon Todd- We round out with a Race to…
Ep. 71 Tiger Woods - Victory #82
Oct 28, 2019 • 23 min
This week’s show is all about one man - Tiger Woods!Out of nowhere Tiger produced a historic performance at the Zozo Championship in Japan to pick up a record setting historic victory number 82. The win moves Tiger into a tie with Sam Snead for the most…
70. 2020 Season Check In
Sep 30, 2019 • 32 min
This week on The Back 9 Podcast- We check in on the start to the 2020 PGA Tour Season.- We discuss Rory’s criticism of the European Tour. - We talk Cam Champ’s 2nd PGA tour victory and expectations for the upcoming season. - We talk the Presidents Cup….
69. FedEx Cup Recap
Aug 28, 2019 • 36 min
This week on The Back 9 Podcast - We dive into the new format of the Tour Championship- We discuss Rory’s victory and fine season - We debate the Rory vs Brooks for the POTY- We discuss the news that Tiger Woods went under the knife again this week. -…
68. Bryson vs Brooks
Aug 13, 2019 • 30 min
This week on The Back 9 Podcast- Bryson is taking his sweet time out there on the course and sparked some criticism from fans and fellow players including one Brooks Keopka. We discuss the crazy few days Bryson has had in the media. - Love it or hate it…
67. WGC Recap | Brooks Takes Down Rory
Jul 30, 2019 • 28 min
This week on the podcast: - We discuss the WGC event in Memphis. Was it an overall success?- We evaluate the full on domination Brooks put out on Sunday. - What could this do to Rory’s confidence?- We discuss Morikawa’s first victory in the Baracuda…
66. The Open Recap | Lowry crowned Champion Golfer of the Year
Jul 24, 2019 • 43 min
This week on The Back 9 Podcast: - We dive into a full recap of the 2019 Open Championship. - We discuss Irishman Shane Lowry’s victory in his home country. - We discuss the performances of some of our pod favorites, Tiger, Rory, Brooks. - We dive into…
65 - The Open Preview 2019
Jul 15, 2019 • 34 min
The Back 9 Podcast returns this week with a jam packed episode covering the following topics;- John Deere Classic Recap - Rise of Wolf, Hovland, Morikawa- Scottish Open Recap - The Open Preview - John Daly update Follow the podcast on social media…
64. US Open Recap | Woodland Wins
Jun 18, 2019 • 25 min
This week on The Back 9 Podcast:- We dive into what was a very exciting US Open. - How did the USGA do with the set up at Pebble Beach? Did they finally get it right?- We discuss all the key shots during the back 9 on Sunday. - Surprised Gary held on?-…
63. 2019 U.S Open Preview
Jun 11, 2019 • 33 min
In this weeks show:- We discuss the RBC Canadian Open where Rory fired a final round 61 to win by 7. We dig into Rory’s awesome performance and how it sets him up for this week at the US Open. - We preview what will be an excited US Open at Pebble…
62. Cantlay wins at Jack’s Place
Jun 3, 2019 • 30 min
This week on The Back 9 Podcast:- We recap the Memorial Tournament. Cantlay got the job done but there was also key performances worth talking about from Kaymer, Scott, Woods & Speith- We discuss the latest in the Hank Haney drama surrounding…
61. The Memorial Preview
May 29, 2019 • 32 min
On this weeks show: - We discuss the amazing Men’s & Women’s NCAA National Golf Championships. - We recap the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial. It was a great tournament that saw Kevin Na win by 4. Tune in to find out our new take on Na. - We…
60. PGA Recap
May 20, 2019 • 32 min
This week we break down the PGA Championship.- We discuss Brooks and his amazing performance.- We debate how many majors he could end up with.- We discuss the performances of Speith, Rory & Tiger. Make sure to follow the podcast on social media…
59. PGA Championship Preview
May 12, 2019 • 32 min
This week on The Back 9 Podcast. - We briefly discuss the Byron Nelson Championship. - We fully dive into the PGA Championship- Our thoughts about Tiger & Rory this week.- Our prediction on who will be holding the Wanamaker Trophy. Make sure to…
58. Wells Fargo Championship Preview
Apr 30, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode we discuss the following:- Tiger’s decision to skip the Wells Fargo event. Next time we will see him will be PGA Championship. We discuss our thoughts on this move. - We recap the Zurich Classic. Its not your standard stroke play event….
57. Masters Recap | Tiger Woods Wins 15th Major
Apr 14, 2019 • 37 min
This week’s episode description is short and sweet. We spent the entire episode reacting to what will undoubtedly go down as one of the greatest moments in golf history - Tiger Woods winning the 2019 Masters.
56. The Masters Preview with Chris Harder
Apr 8, 2019 • 36 min
This week we had a special guest Mr Chris Harder join the podcast to discuss the upcoming Masters tournament. Your co-host Craig Horrocks is out the country so Chris jumped on to give his take on the action from the Valero and a full dive into the…
55. WGC Matchplay Recap
Apr 1, 2019 • 42 min
This week we recap the WGC Matchplay Championship. We dive into the following topics:How good is this event?Is the champ Kisner a lock for the upcoming Presidents cup & Ryder Cup?Who was in the wrong, Sergio or Kuchar?Happy or Sad to see Tiger bow…
54. Casey Wins Valspar | WGC Matchplay Preview
Mar 25, 2019 • 35 min
This week we recap an exciting Valspar Championship. Paul Casey defended his title, seeing of several of the top players in the process. We discuss the key takeaways from the event.Will Ernie make the Presidents Cup team?Should the Women’s AM be played…
53. Players Championship Recap - Rory Wins
Mar 17, 2019 • 39 min
In this episode we recap an exciting Players Championship from TPC Sawgrass. Rory Mcilroy picked up his 15th PGA Tour Victory in dramatic style, holding of many of the top players in the world. We recap the week for Rory as well as where he goes from…
52. Honda Classic Recap
Mar 4, 2019 • 39 min
This week we recap the exciting Honda Classic. A lot of big names were missing but the event still gave us one of the best Sunday afternoon’s we have had all year. It was so exciting. We dive into Keith Mitchells victory as well as the performances of…
Ep. 51 WGC Mexico Championship
Feb 24, 2019 • 44 min
Every week on The Back 9 Podcast we break down the action from the PGA Tour. This weeks discussion topics include DJ’s impressive victory in Mexico City, Rory’s continued form heading into the meat and bones of the golf season, Tiger’s performance, the…
50. Genesis Open Recap
Feb 19, 2019 • 39 min
This week we dive into the exciting action from the 2019 Genesis Open. JB Holmes picked up an unlikely victory from Justin Thomas who looked to have this tournament all but wrapped up mid way through the 3rd round. JB’s win was muddied by a huge slow…
49. AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am
Feb 10, 2019 • 41 min
This week we recap an excited At&T Pebble Beach Pro Am. Lots to talk & debate about including Phil’s impressive performance and if he can finally capture the U.S Open this year at Pebble Beach. We dive into all the main story’s from this week as…
48. The Weekly Recap
Feb 5, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode we recap all the big stories around the globe in the world of professional golf. We chat about Rickie’s victory at the Waste Management, DJ’s victory in Saudi Arabia, Jonnys retirement, more rules drama and as always we light up the…
47. Farmers Insurance Open Recap
Jan 28, 2019 • 34 min
This week we reflect on a very exciting Farmers Insurance Open. We discuss the performances of Rose, Rory, Tiger, Hideki and Adam Scott. Our trending bar takes us to some more great stories from the Farmers Insurance Open as well as around the world to…
Ep. 46 It’s been a Long time coming.
Jan 21, 2019 • 32 min
Adam Long finally gets it done at the Desert Classic. We dive into the amazing journey Long has been on and just how special and life changing this victory is for him. We also review what was a good week for Phil and how he can use this strong showing…
Ep. 45 Sony Open Recap
Jan 14, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode we recap a great week in Hawaii at the Sony Open. Matt Kuchar picked up his 2nd victory of the year, however, it was not all good news for Kuchar this week, as news broke about how much he paid his sub caddie a couple weeks ago. Lets…
44. Kickoff to 2019
Jan 6, 2019 • 29 min
In our first episode of 2019 we recap what was a very exciting Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. There was lots to talk about with the new rule changes in place and several top names finding some red hot form early in the year. Make sure to…
43. “The Match” Recap
Nov 27, 2018 • 27 min
We recap the recent showdown between Phil & Tiger. We discuss what our overall thoughts were regarding the match and what could possibly be improved in the future. Also with the fall series behind us we take a look back at some of the stand out…
42. The Caddy Corner with Mark Enis
Nov 11, 2018 • 30 min
Mark Enis joined the show this week to discuss his recent experience caddying for Hayden Buckley in the recent Sanderson Farms PGA Tour event in Jackson MS. This was a very light hearted conversation about some of the highlights from the week and Mark’s…
41. Catch up with Steven Ihm - Web.com Tour
Oct 29, 2018 • 39 min
Steven Ihm joined the podcast this week for the 2nd time. The last time we spoke with Steven back at the start of the summer he had very little status on the Web.com tour and was basically playing the Monday Q tour trying to get some starts… fast…
40. 2018 Awards Show
Oct 15, 2018 • 35 min
With the 2018 season behind us and the 2019 season already underway we look back on the 2018 season and hand out 10 Back 9 Podcast awards for various different things. Fun episode! Follow The Back 9 Podcast on Twitter & Instagram…
39. Interview with Chris Robb - Challenge Tour
Oct 7, 2018 • 40 min
Chris Robb joined The Back 9 Podcast this week. Chris is a young Scottish Professional that has just come of a great season on the ProGolf tour over in Europe and earned his card for the 2019 season on Challenge Tour. We covered various topics…
38. 2018 Ryder Cup Recap
Sep 30, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode we dive into all the talking points that came from a brilliant 2018 Ryder Cup. We discuss the pairings, the personnel, the golf course and so much more. It was a great Ryder Cup and congratulations to Team Europe on an impressive…
37. Tiger Woods Wins “To get to 80 is a pretty damned good feeling”
Sep 23, 2018 • 27 min
Tiger Woods won the Tour Championship at East Lake over 29 of the best players in the world. The win was Tiger’s 80th PGA Tour Victory and first in 5 years. We discuss his victory and just what a great accomplishment it was. We discuss weather or not…
36. David MacKenzie - Golf State of Mind.
Sep 16, 2018 • 47 min
In this episode we chat with David MacKenzie. I renowned mental coach and the creator of The Golf State of Mind. We chat with David about his background and how The Golf State of Mind came about. We chat about the common traits he sees among his elite…
35. BMW Recap & Ryder Cup Captain Picks
Sep 10, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode we recap an exciting BMW Championship that saw Keegan Bradley get back into the winner circle after 6 long years. We discuss new World #1 Justin Rose as well as stellar showings from Tiger Woods & Rory Mcilroy. Both Ryder Cup teams…
34. Fed Ex Playoffs Format Change
Sep 2, 2018 • 28 min
With news circulating that the PGA tour is working on a format change for the 2019 Fed Ex Playoffs the guys discuss the rumored changes and weigh in on other suggestions to maximize the viewer experience during golf’s postseason. Follow the podcast…
33. Northern Trust Recap - Dechambeau Victorious
Aug 26, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode we recap the exciting Northern Trust Open. We discuss the impressive victory for Bryson Dechambeau and what this win could mean for his Ryder Cup chances. Tony Finau is another guy chasing a Ryder Cup spot and he was very impressive this…
32. Wyndham Recap & Fed Ex Playoffs
Aug 20, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode we recap an eventful Wyndham Championship that saw Brandt Snedeker shoot 59 and go wire to wire to claim PGA Tour victory number 9. We discuss his Ryder Cup chances along with the boost Sergio Garcia & Henrik Stenson gave their Ryder…
31. PGA Championship Recap.
Aug 13, 2018 • 35 min
Brooks Keopka won his 2nd major of the year and 3rd career major however the headlines will be filled with stories of the performance of Tiger Woods. Woods finished solo 2nd and gave one heck of a fight to claim that 15th major championship. We discuss…
30. JT wins & PGA Preview
Aug 6, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode we recap an impressive week from Justin Thomas as he picked up victory #3 of the year. We discuss his up & down year and how we feel about his chances defending his PGA this week. We also recap on other key performances at the WGC…
29. Cabot Links & Cabot Cliffs Trip
Aug 1, 2018 • 61 min
In this week’s episode we recap a great trip to Cabot for Back 9 co-host Craig Horrocks. We talk about the trip in detail, diving into the golf courses, accommodation, food and travel. We also give our fantasy picks for this week’s Bridgestone…
28. The Open Recap - Molinari Champion Golfer of the Year
Jul 22, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode we recap what was a super excited Sunday finish to this year’s Open Championship. We talk about Molinari’s impressive victory as well as the performance’s of Tiger, Rory, Speith & Rose. We discuss this weeks trending bar and give…
27. The Open Preview
Jul 15, 2018 • 34 min
We break down the upcoming Open Championship this week on The Back 9 Podcast. We chat about some of the top ranked players in the world and our expectations for those players this week. We also talk about the course condition and what it could mean for…
26. Interview with Jared Harvey
Jul 8, 2018 • 31 min
Jared Harvey joined The Back 9 Podcast this week. Jared is currently playing full time on the Sunshine Tour in his home country South Africa. Jared gave some great insight into golf in South Africa and what life is like playing on the Sunshine Tour. We…
25. Wes “Kingslayer” Patterson - Professional Long Driver
Jul 1, 2018 • 44 min
Wes “Kingslayer” Patterson sat down with us this week to discuss his crazy journey that has taken him from professional baseball to professional golf and now to professional long drive. Wes discussed last years World Long Drive Championship where he…
24. Bubba Wins…… Again!
Jun 26, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode we recap the Travelers Championship which saw Bubba Watson pick up his 3rd PGA tour title of the season. We talk about what this victory does for Bubba and how he now stacks up in the early player of the year race. We also discuss a…
23. US Open Recap
Jun 18, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode we look back on what was a great US Open at Shinnecock Hills. We discuss a range of topics including Brooks winning his 2nd US Open, Phil playing putt putt, USGA criticism , and the performances of some of golf’s biggest names. It was a…
22. Fed Ex Recap & A Little US Open Talk
Jun 10, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode we recap the exciting Fed Ex St Jude Classic where Dustin Johnson was in dominate form, eventually winning by 6 strokes to regain his position as the world number 1 golfer. The win marked DJ’s 2nd of the year and 18th career victory on…
21. Interview with Hayden Buckley
Jun 6, 2018 • 63 min
We were delighted to welcome Hayden Buckley onto the podcast this week. Hayden is a young up and coming golfer that has just come of a truly historic senior season at the University of Missouri. Hayden took home 4 individual titles, was named first team…
20. DeChambeau Wins Memorial
Jun 3, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode we discuss the impressive victory by Bryson DeChambeau at this years Memorial Tournament. Jacks tournament is always a special event, it attracts a great field and is played over one of the best tracks of the year. The win marked…
19. Fort Worth & BMW Recap Plus Memorial Preview
May 29, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode we recap the exciting Fort Worth invitational & BMW championship. We talk about Rory’s performance and if the stick he got for not getting the job done is fair or not. We talk about the unbelievable show put on by Justin Rose &…
18. Tour Recap from Scotland
May 23, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode we recap the latest events from the Byron Nelson Championship as well as preview the upcoming Fort Worth Invitational & BMW Championship on the European Tour. This is a short episode recorded live from Scotland (Ross) and USA (Craig)…
17 - Interview with Steven Ihm
May 14, 2018 • 44 min
We were delighted to welcome Steven Ihm onto the Podcast. Steven is a young professional working his way towards the PGA Tour. We had a great discussion about his awesome Monday Qualifying performance today that saw him secure a spot in the AT&T…
16. Webb wins Players, Tiger looked awesome & Phil looked…….
May 13, 2018 • 31 min
The Players Championship is the top 125 players in the world duking it out on one of the most famous courses in the world TPC Sawgrass. With this field and this course the event never disappoints and this week was no exception. Webb Simpson went wire to…
15. Day Ja Vu
May 6, 2018 • 30 min
Jason Day picks up PGA tour victory number 2 of the year and number 12 of his career. Day is 6/7 closing the deal when leading after 54 holes. We discuss his latest triumph as well as strong showings from Patrick Reed & Phil Mickelson. Rory had…
14. Zurich Classic Recap & Tiger Woods heads to Wells Fargo Championship
Apr 29, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode we recap an entertaining Zurich Classic. Ross picked up his first correct prediction of the season with his sleeper pick Billy Horschel & Scott Piercy picking up the W. We talk about some of the things we would like to see improved…
13. Zurich Classic Picks & Valero Texas Open Review
Apr 22, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode we discuss PGA Tour Victory #1 for Andrew Landry. He was impressive all weekend and held his nerve down the stretch with guys closing in. He becomes the 7th 1st time winner on the PGA Tour this season. We also discuss the professional…
12. Quick Recap - RBC Heritage Open & OpendeEspana
Apr 15, 2018 • 19 min
In this short episode we do a quick recap on an impressive victory for Jon Rahm in his home country in front of all the fellow Spaniards that were cheering him on all week long. We offically get our Rahm 2018 Major prediction on record. We also look…
11. Masters Recap! Captain America Wins!
Apr 8, 2018 • 36 min
Recorded right after the conclusion of the 82nd Masters tournament we give our instant reaction to Patrick Reed’s victory, as well as the Sunday performance from Rory, Speith, Rickie, JT, Rahm & of course Tiger Woods. We discuss what this victory…
10. Masters Preview
Apr 1, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode we recap a rollercoaster week for Ian Poulter, 1 week after being incorrectly told he had earned a spot in the Masters field, Poulter showed up in Houston knowing the only way into the Masters field was with a victory. In true Poulter…
9. WGC Recap & Mailbag
Mar 25, 2018 • 40 min
In this episode we look back at a fantastic week in Austin TX for the WGC Matchplay event. Bubba Watson surprised many by picking up his 2nd victory of the year in stylish fashion. We talk current #1 DJ and almost #1 JT and there performance this week,…
8. Rory wins Arnold Palmer Invitational
Mar 18, 2018 • 34 min
Reaction to Rory’s dominating performance over the weekend at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Rory had rounds of 67,64 over the weekend to win by 2 over young Bryson Dechambeau. Tiger Woods was lurking around the top of the leaderboard again for the…
7. Tiger Woods rewinds the clock at the Valspar.
Mar 11, 2018 • 40 min
We react to the latest phase of the comeback. Tiger Woods was in the hunt all week and ended up T2, 1 shot back of eventual winner Paul Casey. We reflect on Tiger’s performance and how this changes the expectation level going forward. We also discuss…
6. Phil em up… He’s Back!
Mar 5, 2018 • 37 min
We reflect on victory #43 for Phil Mickelson at the WGC in Mexico City. Phil continued his great form and got it done on the 1st playoff hole vs in form Justin Thomas. Should Tiger have been in the field? How successful was the overall event? We look…
5. JT Shines in FL
Feb 25, 2018 • 40 min
Justin Thomas picks up career victory number 8 in his back yard. He demonstrated some clutch shots down the stretch and in the playoff. We discuss the last 24 months of his career and what we could see going forward. Future #1? We also recap on what was…
4. Bubba’s Back!
Feb 19, 2018 • 39 min
Bubba Watson may not have lit up the basketball court in the NBA Celebrity All Star match but he sure did light up the Riviera Country Club on his way to a 2 shot victory over an elite field. Is Patrick Cantley overhyped? How did Tiger do on his 2nd…
Ep.3 - Ted Who?? Look out for Tiger this week.
Feb 11, 2018 • 42 min
We take a deeper dive into the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Champion Ted Potter Jr. A relativly unknown player for the casual golf fan locked horns with the world #1 Dustin Johnson and prevailed in a David vs Goliath type victory. Should DJ have closed…
Ep. 2 - Phx Recap & Rory vs DJ
Feb 7, 2018 • 33 min
Gary Woodland picks up his first win in 5 years. Phil continues his impressive start to the 17/18 season with a 2nd top 5 finish. Rickie fails to convert 54 hole lead and so much more from the Waste Management Open in Phoenix. We look ahead to a stacked…
1. Tiger Returns!
Feb 3, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode we talk about the successful return of Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines. We discuss some of the good (Jason Day & Alex Noren Playoff) and bad (JB Holmes) moments from the Farmers Insurance Open as well as another brilliant showing from…