No Laying Up - Golf Podcast

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Matthew Heineman and Matthew Hamachek, the directors of HBO's two-part documentary "Tiger," join the podcast to discuss the film, the challenges they faced, the reaction within the golf world, their understanding of Tiger, Earl, what they viewed as the most important cogs in the story, and a lot more. 
We recap an eventful week in golf, including Harris English flushing away the field, JT's slur and reaction, Part I of the HBO Tiger documentary, the PGA Championship moving, WGC Mexico moving, Mike Whan on the move, and so much more. 
As the PGA Tour heads to Kapalua we're back to answer listener questions, discuss the reaction to the Lisa Cornwell interview, Rahm's move to Callaway and a ton more. Plus, we play our annual "name that winner" game from last year's PGA Tour tournaments.
Lisa Cornwell's seven year tenure at the Golf Channel recently came to an end. She has spoken out on social media about how she was treated there, and now joins the podcast to tell her story. 
Part II of our holiday medley featuring (again) Peter Kostis, Keith Mitchell, Stephen Curry, Paul McGinley, Paul Azinger, Hal Sutton, Joel Dahmen, Wright Thompson, Brad Faxon, Cameron McCormick, Jim Furyk, Collin Morikawa, Rocco Mediate, and Jason Bohn. 
Part I of our 2020 highlights is live, with stories from Peter Kostis, Paul McGinley, Justin Thomas, Joe Buck, Rob Collins, Webb Simpson, Patrick Cantlay, Joseph Bramlett, Sophia Popov, Jason Bohn, Mike Lorenzo-Vera iHarry Higgs, Gil Hanse, Matty Kelly, Chris Kirk, Stuart Appleby, Brad Faxon, and Lanny Wadkins. Thanks everyone for the support this past year and in many others. Part II to follow shortly. 
There's a reason this a longer one! Keith Mitchell takes us through his journey to the PGA Tour, Sea Island life, flying private vs. flying commercial, an interesting insight on the distance debate, Trackman, PGA Tour Latino America, how an alarm mishap almost changed his career and so much more. 
A Lim Kim wins in a dramatic Monday finish at Champions Golf Club. Big Randy and Tron return from Houston to tell the tale of their visit to Houston, recap the week and what they saw on the ground, Amy Olson, women's golf on TV, some of the young guns on tour, and a lot more. 
Big Randy hosts our preview episode of the 2020 US Women's Open in Houston. In this two-part pod Beth Ann Nichols joins first for an in-depth look at the tournament setup, coverage of women's golf, her favorite groups this week and a ton more.  In part two (51:00), LPGA rookie Bianca Pagdanganan stops by to discuss her first year on tour, playing in her first major tournaments, growing up in the Philippines and her collegiate golf experience at Arizona.  
Viktor Hovland breaks the Puerto Rico curse! We recap a surprisingly fun week in Mexico, chat about Hovland's year, Adam Long, Finau, and the LPGA as well. We wrap it with some superlatives from 2020 (36:00), including the forgotten man, event you probably forgot happened, heartstrings moment of the year, and many others. And of course, we chat at the end about an exciting week in Formula 1. 
After an eventful rookie season, Scottie Scheffler joins us to talk about playing with Tiger at Augusta, shooting 59, his big payout from the Tour Championship, what he's learned from other players, why he spent 4 years at Texas, and a ton more. 
DJ and Soly chat about Match 3.0, Phil, Steph's handicap, and what to expect with the future of that franchise. Also, an extensive interview with David McLay Kidd (33:30) talking in detail about Bandon, Tetherow, his evolution as an architect, Mammoth Dunes, and a lot more. 
Joaquín Niemann arrived quickly on the PGA Tour scene. We chat about growing up in Chile, what golf is like at home, learning from his early trips to the United States, playing against Tiger in the Presidents Cup, how Ernie Els helped his team strategize, his cousin's life that he's trying to save, and a lot more. 
The 2019 US Mid-Am Champ joins us to chat about playing in the freaking Masters, stories from the week, joining some tour regulars for a practice round, the Crow's nest, and everything else from the 2020 event. We also discuss how he got there, the U.S. Open at Winged Foot, the U.S. Am at Bandon, his future plans, and a lot more. 
Three time NBA Champion Stephen Curry joins to discuss playing in the Ellie Mae Classic, what it was like to tee it up with professionals, the success he had his first three rounds, the struggle in the last one, and his background in golf. He also discusses reviving the golf program at Howard, some hoops, similarities and differences between basketball and golf, Steve Kerr, and a lot more. 
DJ blitzes the Masters scoring record, Rory teases, JT and Rahm fade, and everything else from Masters Sunday. We discuss DJ's career, how many majors he ends up with, his best comps, why we haven't seen more of this from him, some stories from hanging out with him in Myrtle Beach, and a lot more. We go down the leaderboard, discuss Augusta's recent progressive moves, some coverage takes, and a ton more. This one was especially fun. 
DJ lifts and separates, JT rises then falls, Rory makes some more birdies, and everything else from a relatively sleepy Saturday at Augusta. We discuss whether records will fall tomorrow, who has the best chance to catch DJ, his past struggles closing out majors, and a lot more. 
Rahm on the move, DJ and JT among the leaders, Rory stinks and then he doesn't and everything else from Friday at Augusta. A ton of people within shouting distance and a lot to talk about, including Cantlay, Cam Smith, Honest Abe, Spieth, Cat, Phil, and a lot more. 
A soppy Augusta National yields some low scores, and we chat about the guys that made moves, those that disappointed, Bryson, Tiger, Rory, Spieth, Casey, Schauffele, and everything else from a fun day one in Augusta. We chat about the incredible online viewing experience, new camera angles, a patron-less Augusta, and a lot more. 
Masters week is finally here, and there's a lot to discuss. Soly, Tron, DJ, and Randy sit down to chat about what we know as of Tuesday of Masters week, how that has affected the handicapping, conditions, grass, Bryson, his eye-popping practice rounds, Rory, Tiger, and a bunch of listener questions. We talk about replacing 17 in the routing, the funnel pin on 16, how the 13th will play, the eery atmosphere, and so much more. 
Long time Augusta attendee Wright Thompson joins to share some of his favorite Augusta stories, some perspective on what the Masters means to him, how the voiceovers for ESPN's coverage come together, his incredible Tiger Woods story from 2016, and how his father never making it to Augusta still sits with him. 
Matty Kelly has caddied in many Masters, and he sits down with us in advance of next week's event to go through his yardage books, talk about each hole, how they play it, how Bryson might play it, and a ton of other great Augusta nuggets along the way. This one was a blast, and it will give you a ton of things to get excited about in advance of next week. 
Matt Fitzpatrick made some headlines with some of his comments a few weeks ago. He joins the pod to add some context behind those comments, the relationship between distance and the game of golf, Bryson, and course setups. We also go deep on Augusta as we turn our attention towards the Masters, getting into some of his specific notes from his yardage book, what it takes to compete there, and a lot more. 
Jim Urbina joins DJ to talk about his career in golf course architecture including his early work under Pete Dye, working under Tom Doak at Pacific Dunes, the creation of Old Macdonald, the restoration at Pasatiempo, and much more. 
Soly is now married. The rest of the crew gathers to recap Patrick Cantlay's win at the Zozo, Bryson's latest video and the rest of the weekend at Sherwood. We also get into the LPGA and Euro Tour events before a deep dive into Soly's wedding, Neil breaking par for the first time, and your questions. 
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Podcast Status
Apr 30th, 2014
Latest Episode
Jan 14th, 2021
Release Period
3 per week
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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