The 2016 Olympics are complete and deemed a huge success especially for Olympic Golf. Bob and Alex review and analyze especially on the future of golf in the Olympics. Next: The PGA TOUR regular season is over and The PLAYOFFS begin and are explained. Aussie Curtis Luck wins the US Amateur Championship and the possible European Ryder Cup picks discussed. Finally, it's almost Labor Day and that means it's almost Patriot Golf Day - Major Dan Rooney has all the information on how you can be part of it.
Olympic Golf certainly dominates this week's show. Alex was in Rio and shares his experiences. Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Matt Kuchar all talk about their winning performances. John Deere Classic champion Ryan Moore gets a mention as does Gene Sauers, 2016 US Senior Open Champion. Feature Interview this week: Folds of Honor CEO Major Dan Rooney. Patriot Golf Day is on tap for Labor Day weekend at a course near you and Maj. Rooney talks about it.
Jimmy Walker, PGA Champion, the 4th first time major winner in 2016. Walker kept his cool and his focus as Jason Day tried to catch him. In this week's show Bob & Alex review the 98th PGA Championship and we hear from Jimmy and from Jason Day. The Feature Interview is with Zack Veasey from the PGA Value Guide. If you want to know what your clubs are worth, want to buy or sell, Zack has all the information.
All of a sudden the fourth major of the year, the PGA Championship is upon us. Luckily for Johnny Vegas, he won the RBC Canadian Open and gets into the PGA Championship field. Bob and Alex talk about his victory then it's all PGA Championship preview. Our Feature Interview is with Rees Jones, renowned golf course architect, who shares his keen insight into the upgrades, changes and little known facts about the Baltusrol Golf Course.
Henrik Stenson conquers Royal Troon and Phil Mickelson to take home his first Major Championship. Bob and Alex review, analyze and offer insight into the incredible performances by Stenson and Mickelson as well as the rest of The Open field. TalkSport commentators Rupert Bell and Russell Hargreaves provide the European perspective. Feature Interview: Tony Jacklin
Welcome to the 145th Open Championship Preview show. Bob and Alex provide an in-depth look at Royal Troon, the contenders and, of course, The Olympics - who's playing and who's not and why. We hear from several players - McIlroy, Spieth, Zach Johnson, Day and Danny Willett. McIlroy shares his forthright thoughts on the Olympics to the surprise of many.
Dustin Johnson wins for the 2nd time in two weeks - he's definitely big time now and must be regarded as the favorite going into The Open Championship. Bob and Alex discuss his game, his wins and his chances at The Open Championship. Congratulations also to Greg Chalmers for his first PGA TOUR win. The discussion then moves to Brooke Henderson and her history making win in Portland. The Olympics...who will play and who won't? We'll know soon enough. Meanwhile, Alex is at the Scottish Open and has all the inside info from Castle Stewart.