Vertical Groove Golf launched their new 3 wood and Jon Rahm moved to #2 in the world rankings after his playoff win in the CareerBuilder Challenge. Rahm defending at Torrey Pines Tiger starts back on TOUR. A look into the PGA Merchandise Show where all new products are on display. Feature Interview with Vertical Groove Golf's Rubin Hanan.
On the menu this week: Patton Kizzire's playoff win in Hawaii, the ballistic missile scare, preview of the CareerBuilders Challenge, a quick look at Rory McIlroy's return to competition in Abu Dhabi, and in GROOVE UP! with Vertical Groove Golf it's all about the new Vertical Groove 3 wood. In the Feature Interview with Morning Read's Alex Miceli, Bob and Alex discuss the new tax implications in 2018 with a little Tiger talk for good measure.
Once Dustin Johnson took command of The Plantation Course he never let up. Bob and Jay discuss Johnson's power game and how effective it was in winning the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Sentry President and CEO, Pete McParkland, talks about being a new tournament sponsor in an interview with Bob. Other feature interviews: Mr.Hawaii, Mark Rolfing and Bill Rees, GM of Kapalua Villas Maui.
Happy New Year from the Sentry Tournament of Champions at the Plantation Course at the Kapalua Resort. As 2018 kicks off, The Grill Room hears from Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler on why they like coming to this event and what they expect for 2018. Dave Shedloski from Golf World and GolfDigest.com drops in as a special guest to share his thoughts. Bob and Jay focus on the 34 players on this winners-only event at Kapalua, Maui.
It's the end of the year and time for Bob and Jay to take a look back and discuss the highlights and take a look into the future - who might do well in 2018; Recap of PNC Father-Son Challenge; Preview of Sentry Tournament of Champions with Justin Thomas audio; Vertical Groove Golf has another big announcement in the GROOVE UP! with Vertical Groove Golf. Merry Christmas and Happy Hannaka to all.
Rickie Fowler won Tiger's tournament, the Hero World Challenge, but Tiger garnered a lot of the attention...Bob and Jay discuss Tiger's comeback and Rickie's win. Tiger and Rickie both talk about their performance. The Feature Interview is with Hall of Fame Broadcaster Jay Randolph Sr. Groove UP! with Vertical Groove Golf and News and Notes round out this podcast.
After months of speculation, Tiger is finally ready to rejoin competitive golf. Bob and Jay discuss all the aspects of his return and there's extensive audio from Tiger explaining his position. It will be exciting to see how he plays in his first start back. Next up, GROOVE UP! with Vertical Groove Golf, News and Notes, and a feature interview with Josh Jacobs, founder and CEO of TGA Premier Golf -- Teach, Grow, Achieve - yes, it's all about how to start kids in golf.