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.
John Daly in the GROOVE UP! with Vertical Groove Golf feature, former Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley, professional caddie Duane Bock and The Grill Room's Tribute to Arnold Palmer - They're all on the menu for this Special Thanksgiving Best Of Show.
Patton Kizzire wins for the first time on the PGA TOUR holding off a charging Rickie Fowler. Langer wins almost everything but the Charles Schwab Cup while Kevin Sutherland secures his first senior win.
GROOVE UP! with Vertical Groove Golf and Feature Interview both with Rubin Hanan, Founder and COO, Vertical Groove Golf. News and Notes rounds out the show.
With Veterans Day on November 11th, the Grill Room asked, how can we help our Veterans? The Feature Interview with Chris Nowak from PGA HOPE provides the answer. Also on the menu Patrick Cantlay's victory in Las Vegas, Tiger talks about the golf ball, the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, John Daly's knee, GROOVE UP! with Vertical Groove Golf, and What's Next on the Schedule.
Tiger announced his return to competitive golf...Bob and Jay examine all aspects of Tiger making a comeback, cautious but hoping for the best.
Bernhard Langer...oh my, what a dominating talent on PGA TOUR Champions. Ryan Armour wins in Mississippi. New Feature: GROOVE UP with Vertical Groove Golf - all the news from VGG. Feature Interview: Golf Course Designer Bobby Weed who also talks about HEAL, his Foundation help Autistic children.
Justin Thomas continues his excellent play...Can he continue to dominate?
Bob and Jay discuss and analyze. The Masters Champion wins his own tournament in Spain. The Unbeatable Bernhard Langer. New Feature: Groove Up Update - all that's happening with Vertical Groove Golf on Tour. Shot Clock Masters to happen in 2018 in Europe. Preview of HSBC Champions followed by Feature Interview: Jeff Babineau, senior writer for GolfWeek. It's all on The Grill Room Golf Show and Podcast.
Tiger, Tiger, Tiger...It's been a long time since Tiger was in the news for his golf abilities. Bob and Jay's discussion centers around Tiger's possible return to competition and possible implications. Then PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions updates plus Congratulations to Pat Perez on his win in Malaysia. Feature Interview: Director of Championship Agronomy for the USGA, Darin Bevard.
Brendan Steele talks about his win at the Safeway Open in the 2017-2018 Season Opener on the PGA TOUR. Then it's catch-up time on the news in this edition of The Grill Room. Finally, a special feature interview with Jeff Hall, Managing Director of Rules and Open Championships for the USGA, with a preview of course changes and conditions for the 2018 US Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club.
USA, USA, USA...that was the predominant chant at the Presidents Cup and with good reason. The International Team played well, but no where the level of the US squad and the results showed it. Simply amazing golf. Audio from Captain Price, Ernie Els, Adam Scott, Captain Stricker, Phil Mickelson and Tiger. Also on the menu: recap of Web.com Finals, preview of Safeway Open. Feature Interview: Rubin Hanan from Vertical Groove Golf
Justin Thomas is the new golden boy on the PGA TOUR and he's earned every bit of the good fortune that has come his way. Bob and Jay discuss his FedExCup victory as well as the superb Tour Championship win by rookie Xander Schauffele. From there The Grill Room moves on to a preview of the Presidents Cup. We hear from Assistant Captain, Tiger Woods, from the Captains, and Bob and Jay discuss the different formats that will be played.
It's down to the wire - the winner takes all this week at The TOUR Championship and the FedExCup. Bob Bubka and Jay Randolph Jr discuss all the possibilities and who might walk away with all the marbles. Marc Leishman talks about his BMW Championship victory and what it means to him and his family. Other topics for discussion: The revolving door of Caddies and Who are the top ten Players of all time?
With an off week on the PGA TOUR, Bob and Jay review the outstanding major championships of 2017 and take a look at the 2018 venues. Other topics in the news: How can the LGPA garner more of a following; BMW Championship preview - 3rd PlayOff event; Bones into Caddie Hall of Fame; Ernie Els and Irma and Long John Daly. Feature Interview: Encore presentation of Duane Bock's inside look at being a caddie on the PGA TOUR.
On the menu this week: Justin Thomas wins Dell Technology Championship; BMW Championship; Scott McCarron wins for 4th time; Stacy Lewis supports Harvey Relief Fund with LGPA Tour win. The Presidents Cup Captains Picks discussion rounds out the show. Audio from both Captain Stricker and Captain Price.
On the menu this week: Justin Thomas wins Dell Technology Championship; BMW Championship; Scott McCarron wins for 4th time; Stacy Lewis supports Harvey Relief Fund with LGPA Tour win. The Presidents Cup Captains Picks discussion rounds out the show. Audio from both Captain Stricker and Captain Price.
Harvey turned out to be a very unwelcome guest in Texas. Bob and Jay discuss the distress, the aftermath, how it impacted some players and how the golf community is responding. What's in the News is followed by a Presidents Cup update - who will the Captain's picks be? Feature Interview: Rubin Hanan, Founding Partner and COO of Vertical Groove Golf, with updates on John Daly playing in Europe and what's on the horizon for VGG
The PlayOffs are ready to begin. Bob and Jay discuss all the possibilities, the points, the favorites, how it works, who just managed to get into the field and who didn't. In the News: Solheim Cup and US Amateur congrats and reviews.
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Not only did Justin Thomas win the 99th PGA Championship, Claude Bowen won a Vertical Groove Driver in the Pick the Winner Contest. Bob and Jay congratulate both gentlemen while discussing in detail the PGA Championship. A feature interview with Mr. Johnny Harris, President of Quail Hollow Golf Club, is followed by news and views from around the world of professional golf.
Also the final Pick the Winner Contest to win a Vertical Groove Driver. Email entries to ENTRY@thegrillroom.com by Noon ET Sunday Aug 13th.
Bob and Jay Randolph Jr preview the PGA Championship. Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson share their thoughts. PGA of America Pete Bevacqua and PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan make a major schedule announcement to start in 2019. Finally, Chris Nowak talks about the PGA HOPE initiative to use golf as therapy for Disabled Veterans with the help of the PGA of America.
Bob and Jay wrap up Johnny Vegas's second consecutive win at the RBC Canadian Open and Bernhard Langer's victory in the Senior British Open. Vegas audio after his win. Next up: a preview of the Bridgestone Invitational and 2017 PGA Championship. Feature Interview: Master Club Fitter at the Marriott Golf Academy, Randall Doucette.
Jordan Spieth finally grabbed the Open Championship by the throat and didn't let go...Bob, Rupert Bell, Russ Hargreaves and Jay Randolph Jr discuss the final round in detail complete with Jordan Spieth and Matt Kuchar audio. Congratulations to Jordan Spieth -what an amazing performance. Feature Interviews: Samir Kahn who has exciting news about the availability of the Vertical Groove Driver in the UK and Hall of Fame member, Tony Jacklin.
The Pick the Winner of the Open Contest is now open - send your pick to firstname.lastname@example.org to win a Vertical Groove Driver. After congratulating Bryson DeChambeau on his John Deere Classic victory, Bob Bubka, Alex Miceli and Rupert Bell preview the Open Championship in detail.
The Pick the Winner of the Open Contest is now open - send your pick to email@example.com to win a Vertical Groove Driver. After congratulating Bryson DeChambeau on his John Deere Classic victory, Bob Bubka, Alex Miceli and Rupert Bell preview the Open Championship in detail.
On the Menu: Xander Schauffele in the winner's circle; Should the professional golf season be shorter or is it just right; Irish Open - Rahm wins McIlroy misses the cut; John Deere Classic preview; Open Championship preview. Feature Interview: Rubin Hanan and Jeff Barry discuss incredible success the Vertical Groove Driver is experiencing.
It's all about the record setting play by Kenny Perry in winning the US Senior Open and guess what? he used a Vertical Groove Driver to do it. Bob and talk extensively about the role the Vertical Groove Driver played in Kenny's victory. Also on the menu:The Quicken Loans National and by popular demand, an encore performance from Junior Golf Hub CEO Roger Knick. Bob and Jay then discuss the first two USGA Open Championships.
Jordan Spieth's amazing hole-out finish at the Travelers Championship provided an exciting way to record his 10th PGA TOUR victory. Bob and Jay congratulate Jordan and discuss his exciting win. The Feature Interview this week a must for all parents of promising young golfers. Roger Knick of the Junior Golf Hub has the inside story on how to be part of the college golf scene. To wrap things up, a wrap up of the Lincoln Land Charity Championship.
Two big winners this week...Brooks Koepka, 2017 US Open Champion and the winner of a Vertical Groove Driver in our Pick the US Open Winner Contest. Bob and Jay share their thoughts and analyze all aspects of the 2017 US Open Championship. Next is a preview of the Travelers Championship, News and Notes (Phil, Tiger, drug testing, etc), then preview this week's Web.com Lincoln Land Charity Championship where charity is the big winner.
Enter now to WIN a Vertical Groove Driver in the US Open Pick the Winner contest firstname.lastname@example.org. Menu this week: Jason Dufner has regained his game and scored a big win at The Memorial Invitational hosted by Jack Nicklaus. Bob and Jay recap The Memorial then move on to US Open Qualifying...who's in and who's not. plus Big News from Vertical Groove Golf. Feature Interview: Q&A with a top caddie on Tour, Duane Bock who caddies for Kevin Kisner - provides great insight into the world of professional caddies. Show wraps up with a Lincoln Land Charity Championship update.
We truly wish Tiger had given us the opportunity to discuss his fine play, however, that's not the case. Bob and Jay discuss the known facts of his unfortunate situation and wish Tiger all the best going forward. Other items on the menu: Congratulate and wrap up Kevin Kisner's win at the Colonial and preview The Memorial Tournament. Feature Interviews: Elissa Gaudet, Executive Director, Women's Golf Day (Tuesday 6th June) and Kate Perry, Executive Director, Lincoln Land Charity Championship, a Web.com Tour event.
Billy Horschel has traveled a rocky road lately highlighted by missing four straight cuts on the PGA TOUR but now he's the 2017 AT&T Byron Nelson Champion in a playoff victory. Audio from Billy Horschel and Jason Day. News & Notes follow a preview of the Dean & Deluca Invitational at Colonial. Feature Interview: An in depth interview with Rubin Hanan and Jeff Barry from Vertical Groove Golf.
There has never been a repeat winner at THE PLAYERS and this year was no exception. Twenty One year old South Korean Si Woo Kim records his first big win in dramatic fashion. Bob and Jay discuss all aspects and congratulate Si Woo Kim. Then our attention turns to the AT&T Byron Nelson with a full scale preview. There's a special piece on the Vertical Groove Driver as co-host Jay Randolph Jr offers his unique perspective. Feature Interview: Putting Guru Dave Pelz explains his new green reading system.
It was champaign time on the PGA TOUR Champions as John Daly won the Insperity Invitational in grand style using a Vertical Groove Driver. And then, It's that time of year...PLAYERS time...the showcase event on the PGA TOUR. There's lots of in-depth discussions this week with audio from Daly, Jason Day, and Rory McIlroy. It's Thank a Superintendent Week and Craig Smith tells us all about it in our Feature Interview.
A four hole playoff at the Zurich Classic turned into a putting contest with the Blixt-Smith partnership coming out on top. And speaking of putting, are the Green Books really a menace? R&A and USGA will dig into it - Bob and Jay share their thoughts on the subject. Previews on the menu: Wells Fargo Championship and Insperity Invitational. Feature Interview: John Daly talks about his choice to play the Vertical Groove Driver.
A good move for the game. The USGA and the R&A announced new procedures. Sr. Dir of Rules for the USGA Thomas Pagel explains. Bob and Jay analyze the new standards. Kevin Chappell talks about his first PGA TOUR victory. After some News and Notes Bob and Jay preview the Zurich Classic in New Orleans.
Rookie Wesley Bryan is first home state winner at RBC Heritage. Former fellow SC Gamecock Jay Randolph Jr and Bob congratulate Bryan and recap his maiden victory. In-depth preview of the PGA TOUR Champions Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge where Tiger announced his newest course and the Valero Texas Open. Interview with Paul McGinley, former European Ryder Cup Captain.
Sergio finally tamed his demons to unleash his enormous potential and win his first Major Championship, The Masters. Justin Rose, while clearly disappointed, showed tremendous sportsmanship in his playoff defeat. Bob and Jay discuss and analyze all aspects of the 2017 Masters. John Daly talks about his Vertical Groove Driver and the success he's having with it.
As Bob and Jay preview The Masters there's audio from Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Tommy Fleetwood and defending champion, Danny Willett. Phil Mickelson weighs in on the controversial Lexi Thompson ruling. John Daly talks about his Vertical Groove Driver and the impact it has on his game and Bob and Jay make their Master's picks.
Congratulations to DJ - another win and 1st player to capture the Career Grand Slam of WGC events. Bob and Jay discuss all aspects of the Dell Technologies Match Play, preview the Shell Houston Open and the Masters. Feature Interview: Former European Ryder Cup Captain, Paul McGinley. The Grill Room's Pick the Winner Masters Contest begins today for a chance to win a SeeMore Putter...entry details in the show.
A deserving champion for the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Aussie Marc Leishman. Bob and Jay discuss the API then preview in detail the Dell Technologies Match Play. Finally, The Masters is fast approaching and BBC's Golf Correspondent, Iain Carter, offers great insight about defending champion Danny Willett, and Rory McIlroy
It's all about the King, Arnold Palmer, this week. His army of followers, his immeasurable accomplishments, his outstanding way with people and the lasting imprint he made in the golf world. Feature: Bob Bubka's tribute to Mr Palmer with audio from Nicklaus, Trevino, Crenshaw, Player, Weiskopf, Tiger and even some words of wisdom from Mr Palmer himself.
Menu: Dustin Johnson wins in Mexico and rules the world of golf; Proposed Rules of Golf changes with USGA's John Bodenhamer; Valspar Ch preview; News and Views; Stunning Stats from TOPGolf. A big welcome to KTRS 550am, St Louis, as they join The Grill Room family.
Menu Items: Rickie Fowler passes tough test at Honda Classic for 4th TOUR win; Rory returns to competitive golf in Mexico; PGA of America says shorts are OK in practice rounds; Pat Perez butts heads with Tiger; Bryson DeChambeau upset with the USGA; Preview WGC-Mexico Championship; is Fantasy Golf really just gambling? Bob & Jay Jr discuss it all.
*Dustin Johnson wins and now No 1 in world
*Genesis wrap up
*Honda Classic Preview
*News and Views
*Ernie Els on Autism and POTUS invite in Feature Interview
Pebble Beach...beautiful and serene when Mother Nature allows, otherwise, a difficult task. Sunday Jordan Spieth had time to enjoy the views as he walked in his 9th PGA TOUR victory. Bob and Jay share their insights into the history making win by Jordan. Next up, history of the famed Riviera Country Club nicknamed Hogan's Alley and a preview of the Genesis Open. News and Notes is followed by a Feature Interview with Elissa Gaudet, founder of Women's Golf Day.
The Grill Room doors are open and lively discussions are on the menu... the Super Bowl, Tiger's WD and what the future might hold for him - will he or won't he be able to play competitive golf again? Hideki wins in Phoenix as they set new attendance records; Sergio back in winner's circle; and the USGA on the right track. After the Break: AT&T Preview of Pebble Beach Pro-Am and a look at the Early Odds for The Masters
Congratulations to newest Spanish sensation, Jon Rahm, as he steals the show with a slippery, 35 foot downhill slider to win the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Tiger misses the cut but can't get to his plane . Bob and Jay preview the Waste Management Phoenix Open and re-cap the PGA Merchandise Show. The final segment is full of interviews: Imperial Golf, Vertical Groove Golf, Galvin Green, Arccos Golf and Voice Caddie
Feature Interview: John Daly talks about his Vertical Groove Driver and the impact it has on his game. The Grill Room is on a road trip to the 64th PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando where new golf products make the news. Other items: Re-cap of Career Builder Challenge, Preview of Farmer's Insurance Open. News & Notes: Tiger's new equipment & USGA to change the rules of golf.
Justin Thomas sets new PGA Tour scoring records and dominates in Hawaii. Shoots 59 in first round of Sony Open. Other topics: New Breed of golfers on the move; Furyk named Captain; Rory injures rib; Rocco Mediate joins John Daly in Vertical Groove Golf stable; and David Toms makes PGA TOUR Champions debut in Hualalai
Aloha from Maui! Bob and Jay Randolph Jr recap the first tournament of 2017, the SBS Tournament of Champions. Justin Thomas records his 3rd Tour win, but his 1st on US soil with an impressive performance on The Plantation Course and talks to Bob. Other inside info: preview of Sony Open; Furyk named Captain; Love III out of action; Daly signs with Vertical Groove clubs; Interview with Bill Rees, General Manager, Kapalua Villas.
Happy New Year to all our Grill Room listeners! This week Bob and Jay Randolph Jr preview the SBS Championship (winners only) in Hawaii including Jason Day's thoughts on staying #1 in the world rankings title.
Mr. Hawaii, Mark Rolfing, talks to Bob about a very interesting upcoming project that will include President Obama and Tiger Woods plus many other topics.
As 2016 comes to a close The Grill Room wishes everyone a very Happy New Year. In this final week of 2016 we pay tribute to the one and only Arnold Palmer. In this tribute Lee Trevino, Jack Nicklaus, Ben Crenshaw, Gary Player, Tiger Woods, Tom Weiskopf, and long time Palmer associate, Doc Giffin all share thoughts about their friend, Arnold Palmer. And finally, Mr. Palmer himself shares some stellar advice on why he was so successful.
Who will be the most dominant player in the next five years? How about the most dominant in the majors? Will Tiger figure into the mix? Who will be the next young star to break through? And a new, different, cool-looking driver introduced with Vertical Groove's...All topics for Bob and Jay this holiday week. #MerryChristmas and #HappyHolidays to all
On the menu this week: In the Father Son, Little John Daly is definitely in the limelight and in the Shark Shootout Lexi does more than just keep up with the guys. Bob and Jay go through it all. Lydia Ko splits with David Leadbetter; Phil Mickelson undergoing more surgery; the LPGA announces a Senior LPGA Championship and Tiger is already committing to 2017 events.
The big question has been answered ...Yes, Tiger is OK, Yes, Tiger can play 72 holes, yes, he can make birdies, and, yes, he is eager get back on track.
Bob and Jay Randolph Jr discuss all aspects of Tiger's return and what the future might be. Other topics this week: Congrats Hideki Matsuyama and to Harold Varner III on their victories; previews of and What the Odds Are UBS Hong Kong Open and Franklin Templeton Shootout
It's true...Tiger's back and that is good news. Tiger explains...Bob and Jay Randolph Jr discuss his return at the Hero World Challenge. Other topics this week: World Cup of Golf, Preview of Hero World Challenge and What are the Odds
It's Thanksgiving week - Bob Bubka and Jay Randolph Jr review the season ending events on the European Tour and the Race to Dubai as well as those on the LPGA Tour and the CME Group Tour Championship. The Australian Tour is underway and a well known name came out on top. This week it's the World Cup Down Under -- Bob and Jay preview the teams
It's Thanksgiving week --- Bob Bubka and Jay Randolph Jr wrap up the season ending championships on the European Tour and the LPGA Tour both with big prizes at the end. The Australian Tour is in full swing not surprisingly a familiar name came out on top. And finally, it's World Cup week Down Under. Bob and Jay preview the action.
A win is a win is a win...and Pat Perez is finally healthy and back in the winner's circle. Big events are on the schedule this week...and the odds are...yes, Bob and Jay take a look at who the favorites might be. Fantasy teams anyone?
It's time for a change...not only a new President but also a new PGA TOUR Commissioner. 2017 promises to be an exciting time in the world of Global Golf. 47 yr old Aussie Rod Pampling wins on Tour, European Tour Finals now in South Africa. Race to Dubai getting tight. Zurich Classic may be taking a new direction plus Bob and Jay Randolph Jr take a look at the odds for all Fantasy Golf.
It's step out on a ledge time in The Grill Room..Bob Bubka and Jay Randolph Jr provide their own opinions on who would candidate would be better for golf...Trump or Clinton. Plus the stories abound in this week's show from both Jay and Bob. Tiger talk is a given; Rory expresses his opinion on the European Ryder Cup selection process. What's your dream course? Bob and Jay talk about theirs and Congrats to Hideki Matsuyama and to Cory Gribble on their landmark victories. It seems the next wave of young winners may have arrived.
For one end of the age spectrum to the other:Padraig Harrington wins at 45; Justin Thomas wins at 23. Bob and guest co-host Jay Randolph Jr once again add their own thoughts and congratulate both players. More on the menu: Hot Topic..of course, Tiger; David Ledbetter on Michelle Wie; Rory might be playing TaylorMade metal woods; New event announced in South Korea; Preview of WGC-HSBC Champions and Sanderson Farms Championship
The Grill Room welcomes in Jay Randolph Jr as guest host. Bob and Jay talk golf...starting with Tiger talk, Arnold Palmer and the just announced World Golf Hall of Fame's 2017 Class. There's plenty of new and notes to go through as Bob and Jay catch up on what's happening in the world of Global Golf.
The Ryder Cup - Golf's Greatest Event certainly lived up to it's name. After all the dust settled, the golf was spectacular. Bob, Alex and England's Rupert Bell comment, analyze and offer keen insight. Captain Love, Captain Clarke, Rory, Rafa, Phil and Patrick Reed all talk about their experiences. Two Feature Interviews: 1. Rees Jones about the changes he has made at Hazeltine and the effect they had on the matches 2. Major Ed Pulido SrVP Folds of Honor reports on the impact of the recent Patriot Golf Day.
It's finally Ryder Cup week and we're excited. Bob, Alex preview the matches and the teams. Audio from Rose, McIlroy, Hazeltine Golf Course Superintendent Chris Tritabaugh, Spieth, Fowler, Captain Love and Captain Clarke... and then there's Phil Mickelson. Phil decided in his support for Capt Love and the new TEAM USA system, to blame former Captain Hal Sutton for some 12 year old loses. Alex explains the whole issue, Sutton responds. The show wraps up with England's Rupert Bell sorting through the European team.
Bob and Alex share their thoughts on the life and impact of Arnold Palmer followed by a tribute from players: Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Tom Weiskopf, Ben Crenshaw, and Tiger Woods. From a previous interview, Arnie shares his method for handling pressure in the majors - a lesson learned from his father. The tribute wraps up with the poignant words of his long time assistant, Doc Giffin.
Two big questions this week...Who's gonna win the $10 million and Who's gonna be the last pick for the US Ryder Cup Team? Bob and Alex offer up informed opinions on both subjects. Tiger...he's in the news again. PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem expresses his opinion on which player is the all time best. And finally Bob and Alex discuss what Tiger's game might look like when he plays at the Safeway Open in October.
Dustin Johnson dominates the BMW Championship and tops the FedExCup Points list going into the TOUR Championship. Captain Davis Love III names his latest team member members - Bob and Alex review the choices, options and scenarios as the newest Ryder Cup picks were announced. It's all Ryder Cup and FedExCup this week plus the latest news and notes.
Rory McIlroy stuns field with closing 65 to win 2nd PlayOff event. Top five in FedExCup points change - McIlroy in, Spieth out. Who should Captain Love pick on Monday - 3 picks after BMW Championship. Alex and Bob offer opinions and analysis.
The first PLAYOFF event is complete - Patrick Reed held off all challengers and came out on top. The top 100 move on to PLAYOFF #2, The Deutsche Bank Championship this week. Bob and Alex analyze performances and the field. The European Ryder Cup team is complete. The US announced the top 8 automatic qualifiers. Plenty of discussion on this topic. The Feature Interview is with Major Ed Pulido, Sr VP of Folds of Honor. Patriot Golf Day over Labor Day weekend is the Hot Topic this week.
The 2016 Olympics are complete and deemed a huge success especially for Olympic Golf. Bob and Alex review and analyze 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.
Billy Hurley is a popular winner of a military-orientated PGA TOUR event hosted by Tiger Woods; Tiger talks about his return; More Olympic pull-outs; The Greenbrier is under water and will take a long time to recover. LPGA star, Lydia Ko did it again - notched another win for #13 in her young career; Bob & Alex preview the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational as Alex is over in France covering the 100th French Open. Calum McPherson discusses Golphin Golf Clubs and programs to get kids involved and excited about the game.
It's all about the US Open Championship this week.Dustin Johnson wins his first major championship in stunning form and despite outside influences and unusual circumstances. The USGA made a controversial rules decision. Bob and Alex discuss all in great detail. Dustin tells his side of the story as well as what the win means to him. Feature Interviews: Ted Bishop talks about his new book and Pete Grass, President of the Golf Course Superintendent's Association of America sheds light on what it takes to keep courses in such great shape.
The US Open Championship is here. Bob and Alex briefly talk Fed Ex St Jude Classic and Daniel Berger's win, the Curtis Cup win by GB&I and the KPMG Women's PGA Championship before moving on to preview the US Open. Jordan Spieth shares his thoughts on the greens and fairways at Oakmont and the severity of both, Bob and Alex run through the probable contenders before making their picks for the winner.
Another first time winner at The Memorial. Jack Nicklaus shares his thoughts as does McGirt and Matt Fitzpatrick who won for the 2nd time on the European Tour. Bob and Alex then turn their attention to the US Open qualifiers - who made it through and who didn't. Top amateur Scottie Scheffler talks about his playoff experience. The show rounds out with some news and notes including the TOUR's decision to trade Doral for Mexico City.
Jordan Spieth can breath a sigh of relief - he's back in the winner's circle and in his home state of Texas. Rory, Jordan and Jason have all recorded wins going into The Memorial with the US Open only two weeks away - they're all seem to be in top form. Chris Wood records a big win at Wentworth and Rocco Mediate takes his first major title, the Senior PGA Championship. Bob & Alex recap and offer their unique insights to all then preview The Memorial. Feature Interviews: Elsia Gaudet for Women's Golf Day and Chip Taylor, son of a golf pro, on his impending induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Sergio wins in a playoff with long hitting Brooks Koepka to record his second AT&T Byron Nelson victory. Sergio, Brooks and Jordan Spieth all talk about their play as does Rory McIlroy for his win in the Irish Open. Bob and Alex recap and analyze the AT&T Byron Nelson and discuss the events surrounding Phil Mickelson and the women-unfriendly stance at Murifield in Scotland. Feature Interview: Judd Fruia, Director of Operations for The Ranch - simply the best steakhouse in the Dallas area
Congratulations Jason Day...simply unbeatable at THE PLAYERS. Many tried but no one could get close enough to mount a real challenge. Bob Bubka and Alex Miceli offer unique insight and analysis into THE PLAYERS, the course and it's condition especially in the third round and the contenders followed by a preview of the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship.
Congratulations to James Hahn who won for the 2nd time on the PGA TOUR at the Wells Fargo. Now the TOUR moves on to THE PLAYERS. Bob and Alex review and analyze the Hahn win then preview THE PLAYERS. We hear from Hahn, Mickelson, McIlroy and even from Jesper Parnevik who won the PGA TOUR Champions Insperity Invitational in The Woodlands, TX. The Olympics...good or not for golf...that is the question Bob and Alex debate.
Rain, rain and more rain at the Zurich Classic which meant a Monday finish.
The Grill Room salutes Brandon Reese, the Golf Course Superintendent at TPC Louisiana for an outstanding job getting the course playable.
On the menu this week: Olympic news; Irishman wins on Web.com Tour; Tiger talk; Ryder Cup update; John Daly debuts in Texas; Furyk is finally healthy and Alex previews the US Open Course, Oakmont. Feature Interview: Rich Massey, DSTGolf
More on The Masters Aftermath - Danny Willett getting hero treatment at home; Spieth will learn from his collapse. Brenden Grace wins at Hilton Head; Luke Donald's game returns; New kid on the block...Bryson De Chambeau makes a splash; Presidents Cup Captains announced; Mike Weir, VJ Singh, Lee Mccoy, Jason Bohn & a preview of the Valero Texas Open all on The Grill Room menu this week.
Congratulations to Danny Willett, the 2016 Masters Champion! Bob Bubka, Alex Miceli and special guest, Brian Keogh of the Irish Golf Desk, wrap up the 2016 Masters with their unique analysis. Jordan Spieth on the Back Nine on Sunday. Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Paul Casey in their words. The timeless play of 58 year old Bernhard Langer, Masters rookie Smylie Kaufman andy young Matthew Fitzpatrick. It's all up for discussion in The Grill Room
Augusta - The azaleas are in bloom and the field is set but who will be wearing The Green Jacket on Sunday? Bob & Alex analyze, discuss and predict. Meanwhile,Jim Herman punches his ticket to Augusta by winning the Shell Houston Open; Lydia Ko wins the first LPGA major of the year; Rees Jones says he designed the Golf Club of Houston to resemble shot values at Augusta; Masters Contest - send your pick to email@example.com by Noon Sunday
Show menu this week includes Jason Day unstoppable in Austin; McIlroy says his game is in good shape; Tony Finau wins for first time on PGA TOUR; Lydia Ko wins for 11th time on LPGA Tour coming into first LPGA Major of the year; Bob and Alex preview the Masters and The Grill Room debuts on talkSPORT2 in the Uk and around the world. Thanks to partners: Golphin, innovative clubs, Golf Course Superintendents Assoc and Golfweek.com
Twenty-Eight year old Jason Day wins for the 8th time on the PGA TOUR with a gritty wire to wire performance. Bob Bubka and Alex Miceli recap the Arnold Palmer Invitational and preview the WGC-Dell Match Play. Commissioner Finchem shares his thoughts on on why the Dell Match Play has come to Austin. In the interests of growing the game, Bob talks to Golphin Managing Director Calum McPherson about the innovative golf club options available - Beginners to Winners, that's the goal.
2011 Masters Champion Charl Schwartzel finally returns to winners podium at the Valspar Championship; Amateur Lee McCoy impresses, Jordan Spieth back in the pack. Bob & Alex discuss all aspects. Aussie Scott Hend travels across the globe then wins in Thailand; Ted Bishop writes a book;Tiger building a new course; Golphin has new alliance; Arnold Palmer Invitational is about Arnie but can Matt Every record a 3-peat win? It's all up for discussion. Special feature: the Volunteer Challenge on the PGA TOUR
Menu items this week: Aussie Adam Scott takes the Blue Monster; Scott says Bubba poised to win again at Augusta; Rory putts better but doesn't close out with win; England's Danny Willett now ranked 11th in world; Mickelson's game gearing up for Augusta; Donald Trump shows up at Doral; Bob & Alex preview the Valspar Championship; Gil Hanse talks Olympic golf course and Commissioner Finchem talks about the youth movement on the PGA TOUR.
On the menu this week: Adam Scott wins for the 12th time on Tour; Scott seems to have masters the short putter; Nicklaus holds a media fireside chat at Honda; Sergio back in contention; Preview of WGC-Cadillac Championship; Alex interviews Donald Trump; Possible Lexi Thompson and Lydia Ko rivalry on the horizon; Golf Course Superintendents on cutting edge of research - announce 7 new research grants; Fox Sports announce changes. Bob Bubka and Alex Miceli offer exclusive insight to all items on this week's menu.
Pebble Beach is a magical place for Vaughn Taylor. His game is back, he's back and TGR hears his thoughts on his 1st victory in 11 years. What happened to Phil and where was Jordan Spieth? Bob and Alex analyze these and other questions. With Doral on the horizon, Alex has a one on one with Donald Trump for Golfweek. If he were to become POTUS, would he be a friend to golf? That's just one of the things Alex and Golfweek wanted to know. Congratulations also to Peter Grass on becoming the 2016 President of the Golf Course Superintendent's Association of America.
Herb Kohler receives the Old Tom Morris Award presented by GCSAA; The Greenest Show on Grass, the Waste Management Phoenix Open; Bubba speaks, Danny wins, and Keegan has too many clubs; Should the PGA TOUR be more transparent on player fines? Bob & Alex debate; Diana Murphy is the new USGA President; Feature interview: Tom Healy, COO of Swing Oil, the Ultimate Golfer's Supplement - Get Loose. Swing Smooth
Brandt Snedeker wins without hitting a single shot during the Monday finish of the Farmer's Insurance Open; Severe weather causes havoc around the golf globe; Jordan Spieth turns into Globetrotter - or not? Brandon Grace creates a footnote in the Qatar Masters history book; PGA Show recap and Feature Interview with Golphin Managing Director Calum McPherson whose passion is creating innovative golf clubs for kids. Visit www.golphin.com
Jason Dufner wins the CareerBuilder Challenge in a playoff with Sweden's David Lingmerth. Dufner's back on track with his first win since the 2013 PGA Championship. Rickie Fowler adds a win to his 2016 calendar year coming out on top of a stellar field in Abu Dhabi. Should the Big 3 now be the Fab 4? Bob & Alex debate and offer exclusive insight. Other topics: Shorts or no shorts? Olympic trials; What is a Golf Scientist? Bryson DeChambeau has that answer; and a preview look at the PGA Merchandise Show
Fabian Gomez records 2nd PGA TOUR victory at Sony Open. Seven birdies in a row took him to the top and into a playoff with Brandt Snedeker. Bob & Alex offer exclusive insight and analyze. Other topics this week: Greg Norman, caddies, anchoring, youth movement in golf, quality of fields for West Coast Swing, News & Notes and more.
The Grill Room kicks of a new talk show format this week with the complete domination of the domination of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions by Jordan Spieth. Alex & Bob analyze, discuss and recap Jordan's 7th professional victory. Feature interview is with TJ Oesterling, General Manager, Kapalua Villas, Maui.
It’s January so that must mean it’s time forThe Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, a “Winners Only” Event Most of the top players are in the field including Spieth, Day, Fowler, Reed and many more.
Bob & Alex analyze and discuss the Hyundai and the upcoming year
The Feature Interview is with Mark Rolfing, fondly known as Mr. Hawaii, as well as Golf announcer for The Golf Channel and NBC Sports. Mark talks about his recent bout with cancer, how he beat it and how he’s looking forward to being back on the course talking golf.
Bob & Alex take a look back at the 2015 Majors. Jordan Spieth and Jason Day won Majors for the first time while Zach Johnson added The Open Championship to his Masters win. As Jordan, Jason and Zach all share their feelings after winning, Tiger.describes his play after the final round of The Masters and Bob & Alex analyze all that went on and take a look into the future. News & Notes round out the show sponsored in part by our Maui Hotel Partner, Kapalua Villas, Maui and GCSAA.
Time to re-charge the batteries and get ready for the 2016 year - even the Silly Season is over. The Franklin Templeton Shoot Out and the PNC Father Son Challenge end the year in style. News and Notes - Trump's courses seem to be in trouble. Bob & Alex discuss and analyze all before wishing all our listeners a Happy Holiday Season.
Bubba rules at Tiger's Hero World Challenge; Leishman wins Nedbank Challenge; Another new young champion in Australia; Sergio makes history in Vietnam. Hot Topic: Tiger speaks about his future. News & Notes: Champions Tour, LPGA Tour, R&A, Jarrod Lyle, Web.com Tour plus Rory's Millions.
Bob & Alex discuss all and offer exclusive opinions and analysis.
Matt Jones wins his home Open on his home turf. He now has his name on the same trophy as his boyhood idol, Greg Norman. Meanwhile, in South Africa, Charl Schwartzl ended his winning drought by dominating the Alfred Dunhill Championship. News & Notes and What's Next on the Schedule bookends the Feature Interview with Clubstohire.com CEO, Tony Judge.
Rory McIlroy saved the best for last and he won the DP World Tour Championship and the Race to Dubai...Kevin Kisner dominated the RSM Classic, Lydia Ko wins LPGA Player of the Year and The Million Dollar bonus pool but Christi Kerr is the CME Group Tour Championship Champion. Meanwhile Peter Senior beat the young guys in the Australian Masters. Congrats to all for their season ending excellence. Bob & Alex discuss all. Hot Topic: Fantasy Golf followed by News & Notes and What's Next on the Schedule.
Graeme McDowell ends his winning drought by dominating a three man playoff in Mexico. Graeme talks about what this win means to him as Bob & Alex discuss the tournament. In Bee Park dominates in Mexico and edges closer to the top spot as LPGA season has only one event left. News & Notes plus What's Next on the Schedule are full of the inside scoop on all the professional tours.
Scot Russell Knox records his first PGA TOUR win at WGC-HSBC Champions. Alex was there and has the inside story. Peter Malnati wins Sanderson Farms Championship, Billy Andrade wins Charles Schwab Cup Championship and
Langer wins Charles Schwab Cup for third time - Bob & Alex talk about it all on this week's show.Hot Topic - Tiger's surgery's and Steve Williams book. News & Notes plus What's Next on the Schedule round out this show
Yes, the Millennial's seem to be in charge having won the last 7 events on the PGA Tour. This week 22 yr old Justin Thomas won the CIMB Classic. Bob is flying solo again this week as Alex is somewhere between Turkey and China.
Also on the menu, the European Tour, LPGA Tour and Champions Tour. News & Notes includes Steve Williams new book, Out of the Rough and more. The show ends with What's Next on the Schedule.
Smilye Kaufman records his 1st PGA TOUR win, Lydia Ko sets and surpasses all kinds of records, and Justin Rose wins for the 8th time on the European Tour. The R&A and USGA make some rule changes and Ty Votaw, CMO for The PGA TOUR and VP of International Golf Federation talks Olympics in a special Feature Interview. Alex is in Turkey - he and Bob preview What's Next on the Schedule
Young Argentine, Emiliano Grillo, wins in his debut as PGA TOUR Member. The youth movement on the PGA TOUR continues as trend of PlayOff wins as Grillo wins in the first playoff of the season. Is there really an Off Season? Bob & Alex discuss all including news & notes, interesting TOUR Stats, and then preview What's Next on the Schedule.
USA wins The Presidents Cup. High drama was certainly evident in the singles matches between the US and the International Team and Alex was there. Bob & Alex discuss The Presidents Cup from an inside perspective, analyze each singles match and congratulate both teams for providing such a compelling performance. More Around the World of Golf, News & Notes and What's Next on the Schedule round out this week's show.
Bob flys solo this week as Alex makes his way to the Presidents Cup in South Korea. First Bob wraps up the Web.com Finals with an in depth look at those who made it and those who didn't and then previews the Presidents Cup. With Alex in South Korea, we'll have a comprehensive inside look at the Presidents Cup in next week's show.
Jordan Spieth returns to #1 in the world golf rankings following his impressive win in The TOUR Championship and The FedExCup - Bob & Alex discuss & analyze Jordan's win and others who challenged for the title. TGR goes Around the World of Golf and then takes a look at What's Next on the Schedul
Jason Day is on Top of the World Rankings and delighted to be there after winning the BMW Championship in convincing fashion. The US wins the Solheim Cup with dramatic final day singles matches. TGR's Australian Fan Club poses FedExCup question in Hot Topic. What's Next on the Schedule and a preview of the Tour Championship rounds out the show.
On the menu this week Lydia Ko sets new LPGA record in The Evian Masters, The Walker Cup, Web.com Final Series, and The European Tour plus hot topics from around the world of golf. What's Next on the Schedule previews the BMW Championship plus The Solheim Cup, the Italian Open and the Web.com Final Series
Alex & Bob analyze the FedExCup PlayOffs. Rickie Fowler had what it took as he rallied down the stretch to win the Deutsche Bank Championship by one for his 3rd PGA TOUR victory. The FedExCup Standings are down to the top 70 going into the BMW Championship next week. Other news: The Presidents Cup teams are finalized and announced. Player Audio: Rickie Fowler describes his win.
Jason Day is on top of his game by his own admission. Bob & Alex congratulate Day and analyze The PLAYOFFS and Day's domination as well as who goes on and who goes home after The Barclays. Domination is the Rule as Maggert dominates the Champions Tour right now and moves into 1st place in the Schwab Cup standings. Dickey Pride - well, he'll be returning to the PGA TOUR also. After News & Notes, Bob & Alex preview The Deutsche Bank Championship.
Davis Love III turns back the clock as he wins the Wyndham Championship at 51 and the PGA TOUR regular season comes to an end...next up...The PLAYOFFS. Hot Topic: Is Tiger finally back on track with his Top10 finish? Beau DeChambeau wins US Amateur and Lydia Ko wins in Canada... again. Bob & Alex preview The PLAYOFFS starting with The Barclays.
Congratulations to Jason Day on his dominating performance and his first Major Championship win. Jordan Spieth's 2nd place is good enough to vault him into the Number One in the World spot - Bob & Alex share their exclusive thoughts and opinions. Herb Kohler wins the Old Tom Morris Award given by the Golf Course Superintendent's Association of America and Bob talks to him about the honor of receiving this award.
This is Major - that's the tagline for the 97th PGA Championship. Bob & Alex discuss and analyze the possible the course and the contenders to take home the Wannamaker Trophy. We hear from Rory, Tiger, Zach, Justin Rose and Jordan. Bob & Alex also share their picks to win. Send in your entry and Pick the Winner for a chance to win a pair of Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses made especially for golf. The details are explained in the show.
Troy Merritt is the newest 20-Something to win on PGA TOUR - there's been 18 of them so far this season and surely more to come. Merritt wins 1st PGA TOUR event in 96 attempts. Congratulations! InBee Park comes out on top again for her 2nd major of the year. What is the definition of an LPGA major championship? That's the question debated by Bob & Alex. Hot Topic: Where in the world is Tiger Woods? Will we ever see the Old Tiger again? Another question up for grabs - and we welcome your opinion. News, Notes & What's Next on the Schedule finish out this week
it was finally Jason Days day at a Championship - the RBC Canadian Open Championship. He closed the deal in fine fashion - Bob & Alex discuss, analyze and Congratulate Jason Day and other winners Around the World of Golf. News & Notes and What's Next on the Schedule round out this week's show.
Zach Johnson flew under the radar all week at St. Andrews but in the end he was the one left holding The Claret Jug as the 2015 Open Champion after a 3 man playoff. Jordan Spieth's dream of winning The Grand Slam ended when he didn't make the playoff. Bob & Alex discuss and analyze The Open in detail. The Feature Interview is with Roger McStravick, St. Andrews author and historian.
Bob, Alex & guest co-host Rupert Bell preview The Open Championship with audio from Tiger, Rickie, Dustin and Paul Casey. On the menu: The course, St. Andrews itself, the experience of being here, the contenders both American and The Rest of the World and their picks. The Pick the Winner contest is in full operation...send picks to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to win golf-specific Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses by Noon British Time Sunday, July 19th, 2015.
Will Rory McIlroy be able to play in the Open Championship? That's the burning question in The Grill Room - Alex & Bob discuss all the possibilities. Donald Trump takes fills up News & Notes, Danny Lee wins The Greenbrier, Tiger is finding his game, and Judd Fruia from The Range restaurant in Irving TX stars in the Feature Interview. What's Next on The Schedule previews the John Deere classic and the Scottish Open
Jeff Maggert wins his 2nd senior major in 2015. Bubba wins the Travelers for the 2nd time and PING scores 3 victories - the US Senior Ch, the Travelers, and Web.com's Air Capital Classic. Bob & Alex discuss the remaining fallout from the US Open and Chambers Bay then go on to What's Next on the Schedule. The Feature Interview is with Greg Bell, motivational speaker who has developed a very interesting system called Water the Bamboo to get most out of your talents.
Congratulations to Jordan Spieth as he wins the US Open Championship! There were a lot of good parts of the US Open and then there were some iffy parts - Bob & Alex have a fiery discussion about The Good, The Not-so-Good and The Best. Audio: Spieth, McIlroy, Reed. The winner of the Pick the Winner Contest is announced. What's Next on The Schedule rounds out the show.
It's our National Championship - the 2015 US Open Championship at Chambers Bay Golf Course. Is Tiger ready? Will Rory win? Can Jordan complete the 2nd leg of the Grand Slam? Bob & Alex discuss it all then give their picks to win. Robert Trent Jones Jr talks with Bob about this magnificent course he designed. Pick the Winner Contest ends on Father's Day at Noon PDT enter today - email@example.com
Up and coming Swedish star David Lingmerth takes top prize at The Memorial after defeating 2013 US Open Champ Justin Rose in playoff. Bob & Alex also discuss events on The European Tour, Web.com Tour, Champions Tour & LPGA Tour in Around the World of Golf. News & Notes - big news, NBC Sports win Open Championship broadcast deal; Feature Interviews are all about US Open: Jay Blaisi and Dir of Agronomy Eric Johnson; What's Next on the Schedule rounds out the show
Steven Bowditch wins The AT&T Byron Nelson by 4 shots in the rain plagued tournament. Bob & Alex discuss all events in Around the World of Golf as we hear from Bowditch, Kyle Thompson, Anna Nordquist & Rory. News & Notes is followed by the Feature Interview, with Vietnam Vet Jim Blythe. What's Next on the Schedule rounds out this week's show.
With co-host Alex Miceli on vacation The Grill Room has a new menu this week. First, congratulations to Chris Kirk on his victory. Secondly, looking ahead to the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship we did into the archives for some interviews Bob Bubka had with Byron Nelson who passed away in 2006. Around the World of Golf recaps the weekend in golf, then Bob takes a look at What's Next on the Schedule including a preview of the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship
Rory McIlroy trounced the field and won by seven - Bob & Alex analyze the Wells Fargo and congratulate Rory McIlroy. Around the World of Golf takes a look at the Champions Tour, the European Tour, the LGPA Tour and the Web.com Tour. As the US Open nears, the Feature Interview is with Mike Davis, Executive Director of the USGA. News & Notes is followed by What's Next on The Schedule and a preview of the Crowne Plaza at Colonial and the 61st BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
2015 PLAYERS Champion Rickie Fowler wins in dramatic fashion, silences the critics and shows real class in his winning his first PLAYERS title. Alex & Bob review the PLAYERS then we hear from Rickie, Kevin Kisner and Tiger. Around the World of Golf checks in on the European Tour. News & Notes is followed by the Feature Interview, LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan. What's Next on the Schedule rounds out this week's show.
Rory McIlroy, world #1, wins the WGC-Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park. Bob & Alex discuss the pros & cons of the Cadillac Match Play but all Congratulations go to Rory! Alex reports on US Open venue Chambers Bay then both Bob & Alex preview The PLAYERS. In our Feature Interview, Past President of the PGA Ted Bishop talks about his new event that you too can play in, The Mulligan Open.
Justin Rose had a fast finish at the Zurich Classic-Alex & Bob discuss, congratulate Justin, hear in his words how it all happened. Lydia Ko wins again - incredible - and Chinese Wu Ashun sets new record on European Tour. News & Notes is followed by Feature Interview with Joshua Jacob, CEO of Premier Jr Golf. It's WGC-Cadillac Match Play week - Alex & Bob preview the new format.
The Jim Furyk winning drought ends at Hilton Head - Bob & Alex analyze that win and other news Around the World of Golf. Alex is in St Andrews and to give us a preview of The Open Championship. Feature Interview with Rhett Evans, CEO of Golf Course Superintendents Association gives us a great perspective on the positive impact of golf courses. News & Notes and What's Next on the Schedule rounds out the show.
Jordan Spieth won the 2015 Masters in a dominating fashion. Bob & Alex devote the whole show to The Masters. They paint the picture of what it's like to be in Augusta for Masters week and then go through each round of The Masters. We hear from Jordan, Tiger, Phil, Justin, Rory, Bubba, Dustin, Charley Hoffman & Paul Casey - all the contenders and of course, the Champion. Contest winner also announced.
JB Holmes takes charge in Houston, Brittany Lincicone out-duels Stacy Lewis, then Bob & Alex Preview The Masters including Tiger's chances.. Mickelson, Fowler, McIlroy, & Sergio all talk about their preparedness for The Masters. Holmes & Lincicome talk about their victories. It's Pick the Winner of The Masters time - send entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Jimmy Walker dominates in the Valero Texas Open - not only wins trophy & money but also a new pair of boots! Menu for this week: Review this week's events and preview The Masters. Preview audio from Walker, McIlroy & Bubba Watson as well as Bob & Alex's opinions on how the 2015 Masters might unfold. Will Tiger play or not? That too is discussed and, if so, is his game ready? Last on the menu is a look at the Shell Houston Open and the stellar field entered.
On the Menu: Arnold Palmer gives sage advice to Tiger - practice, practice, practice and then says what it takes to win major championship. Matt Every repeats at Bay Hill. Two wins on the PGA Tour - both in Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill. Feature Interviews: Brett Blakely from OnCore Golf and Linda Randolph from Tuscana Resort.
Jordan Spieth wins Valspar Championship in dramatic three-man playoff. Also on the menu this week: Around the World of Golf; News & Notes-will Tiger play in the Masters or won't he? Feature Interview: Keith Ihms from GCSAA. In What's Next on the Schedule Bob & Alex preview the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
On the menu this week: Dustin Johnson wins the WGC-Cadillac Championship; Alex Cejka records his first PGA TOUR victory; In Bee Park wins HSBC in Singapore; Presidents Cup update; News & Notes featuring Commissioner Finchem comments on Ryder Cup points; Feature Interviews with legendary golf writer Dan Jenkins and Rick Marjama, GM of Grand Palm Resort; What's Next on the Schedule rounds out the show
Harrington gets back into the winners circle in dramatic fashion on the 2nd playoff hole at the Honda Classic. Interviews in this week's show: Jack Nicklaus; Golf Course Superintendent's Association CEO Rhett Evans; Golfweek's Bradley Klein; Image Skin Care's Janna Ronert; and Honda Classic Champion, Padraig Harrington. A preview of the WGC-Cadillac Championship wraps up this week's show.
Congratulations to newly selected Ryder Cup Captains Darren Clarke & Davis Love III - we hear from both, Bob & Alex discuss. Lydia Ko dominates, James Hahn earn 1st TOUR win, and who in the world is Anirban Lahiri? The Grill Room talks about it all this week. What's Next on the Schedule rounds out the show.
Hot Topic and Rumor Central...Davis Love III to be next US Ryder Cup Captain? Bob & Alex analyze it in detail. Brandt Snedeker has his game back; Another Q-School grad wins on European Tour; Lee Jantzen wins on any tour for 1st time in 16yrs - Congratulations to Lee! In News & Notes we pay tribute to Rhonda Glenn; Inside Golfweek - all about Jim Furyk; Feature Interview with Roger Terry and What's Next on the Schedule wraps up this week's show.
On the menu this week: Jason Day back in the winners circle in Around the World of Golf; Tiger falls to 62nd in world rankings and seems to have glute problems; Tribute to Billy Casper and Charlie Sifford - Casper talks about his book back in 2012 with Bob; Tom Brokaw talks about Charlie Sifford; News & Notes, Focus on Vision with Dr Fraser Horn, and What's Next on the Schedule round out the show.
Hot Topic: Where is Tiger's game? Brooks Koepka takes control of his first TOUR win; Lydia Ko incredibly ranked No.1 at age 17; Rory McIlroy leaves no doubt; Matt Goggin gets his game back on track. Feature Interview: Elizabeth Churchill Sr VP Aston Hotels & Aqua Hospitality; Focus on Vision: Steve Tripi from Nike Vision; What's Next on the Schedule previews this week's tournaments.
Bill Haas records his 6th PGA Tour victory at the Humana Challenge. Special Guest interviews: Pete Bevacqua, CEO PGA of America; Steve Mona, CEO World Golf Foundation; Calum McPherson, Managing Director Golphin For Kids; Linda Randolph, Tuscana Resort Orlando by Aston. Plenty of Tiger talk, Allenby talk and Dustin talk. Tribute to Mr Cub, Ernie Banks; Around the World of Golf; Focus on Vision with Paul Casey; What's Next on the Schedule rounds out the show.
Jimmy Walker repeats at Sony Open with incredible 9 shot victory. Alex & Bob congratulate Walker and analyze the Sony Open as well as the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Robert Allenby had some problems in Honolulu - we hear from him courtesy of the Golf Channel & Steve Sands. Paul Casey in Focus on Vision; What's Next on the Schedule and News & Notes round out the show. Aston Waikiki Sunset Resort - Official Hotel Partner for Sony Open. Aloha & Mahalo.
Aloha...Bob & Alex congratulate Patrick Reed on winning the 2015 Hyundai Tournament of Champions then analyze the event. Jimmy Walker says it was his event to win,,.but he didn't. The Feature Interview is all about Dragon Fruit grown on Maui; Focus on Vision: Dr Fraser Horn, Nike color science specialist; News & Notes, Around the World of Golf and Sony Open preview in What's Next on the Schedule. Official TGR Hotel Partner: Aston Kaanapali Shores Resort
It's the first event of 2015 so we must be at Kapalua, Maui. Special guests this week: Frank Nobilo from The Golf Channel; Jeff Babineau and Jim McCabe from Golfweek; Tim Clark and Zach Johnson talk about the Plantation Course; Paul Casey has a lot to say about Nike MAX Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses and Bob & Alex examine this winners only field in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
The Year in Review Show centers around the Majors and the Ryder Cup - the good & the not-so-good. Bob and Alex review all using 20-20 hindsight...what went right, what could have been done better. Who did well, who disappointed, and who came out of the pack to be noticed. Horschel, Spieth, Fowler, Ko just to name a few. Focus on Vision centers around Dr Keith Smithson, sports vision specialist.
It's a wrap - 2014 is in the books - Bob & Alex review & analyze the final events of 2014: The Australian PGA, Thailand Golf Championship, Alfred Dunhill Championship, Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout and the PNC Father-Son. Nike Vision's Steve Tripi visits The Grill Room in Focus on Vision. Hot Topic: Is McIlroy better than Tiger? News & Notes wrap up this week's show.
Jordan Spieth wins the Hero World Challenge. Tiger has no pain but game not yet ready for competition. Interesting analysis & comments from both Bob & Alex. Danny Willet takes home the million at Sun City; LPGA Q-School finally finished while Web.com Q-School get started this week; Paul Casey talks about his Nike Max Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses in Focus on Vision; News, Notes & Awards rounds out the show.
Jordan Spieth wins Down Under in impressive style - Alex & Bob congratulate & analyze how the younger players are winning on a regular basis. Tiger returns to action. PGA TOUR China Series concludes - top 5 get to play on Web.com Tour. Focus on Vision-Dr Fraser Horn explains the science behind Nike MAX Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses. News & Notes wrap up this week's show.
Alex goes to The White House to the Presidential Medal of Honor ceremonies & Tiger has new Swing Advisor. Hear the kind words Tom Brokaw had to say about Charlie Sifford. In Around the World of Golf Lydia Ko conquers the CME Globe & Stenson successfully defends in Dubai. Inside Golfweek features Alex Miceli's articles on Suzy Whaley and Ted Bishop. In Focus on Vision Dr Keith Smithson talks about the changing light conditions on the golf course News & Notes rounds out the show
Rory back in the picture - He wins the Race to Dubai & is playing in the DP World Tour Ch ranked as #1 in the world-he talks about both. Also on the menu this week: Alex talks Turkey as Kepka wins; Christina Kim is back on track; Charlie Hoffman wins in Mexico; Focus on Vision with David Johnson & Callaway NEOX Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses; Bob & Alex preview this weeks important season-ending events on The European Tour and The LPGA Tour
Alex travels to China and now Turkey to report on TGR's Around the World of Golf. Ted Bishop has a long talk with Bob about his accomplishments and future plans. Inside Golfweek with Alex, Focus on Vision with Dr Fraser Horn, a Nike Color Science Specialist and What's Next on the Schedule. Please follow us on Twitter @TGRGolf, on Facebook at TheGrillRoomGolfShow and on golfweek.com
Ryan Moore repeats in Kuala Lumpur; InBee Park stays at the top of LPGA World Rankings; Marcel Siem steals title with chip-in; Tom Pernice Jr survives 4 hole playoff & Langer has Charles Schwab Cup all wrapped up. Bob & Alex analyze all. The PGA of America debacle with Ted Bishop just won't go away...new happenings in the Met (NY) region. Oakley's Louis Wellen headlines the Focus on Vision feature and Alex is off to Shanghai for the WGC-HSBC Champions.
Just this once...Bob & Alex agree! Hot Topic and Inside Golfweek centers around the events surrounding the 38th President of the PGA of America being ousted. Who did what and where? The Grill Room goes Around the World of Golf to find out. In Focus on Vision Dr Kehoe offers some great tips and What's next on the Schedule rounds out the show.
On the menu: The youth movement continues on PGA TOUR as 27 yr old Ben Martin hits jackpot in Las Vegas. Bob & Alex go Around the World of Golf to London, Hong Kong, Korea & North Carolina. Inside Golfweek focuses on Miceli's column - Azinger for Captain. Dr Keith Smithson, sports vision specialist, Focuses on Vision and Bob talks to Dr Michael Lardon about his new book Mastering Golf's Mental Game. Contest winner is announced.
Everyone has an opinion on how this subject - Alex & Bob offer their keen insight and it even makes sense.The Grill Room wraps up the first event of the 2015 PGA TOUR season and previews the next one in Las Vegas including the Jarrod Lyle story. In Focus on Vision, it’s time to hear from Paul Casey as he explains just why his Nike MAX Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses give him a competitive advantage.There's a new feature this week called Inside Golfweek where Bob & Alex take a look at some of the behind the scenes stories of Golfweek. This week we take a look at what Alistair Tait in Europe and Lance Ringler who covers college golf had to say. What's next on the Schedule rounds out the show.
It's time to put a Bowtie on the 2014 Ryder Cup - Bob & Alex do exactly that as they re-cap, analyze, suggest how it can be changed for the better and wrap up the event with another Congratulations to Team Europe. And now, on to the new 2014-2015 PGA TOUR Season...the schedule, the rookies, the new venues and so much more as everyone starts with a clean slate. Focus on Vision features Bob's conversation with Dr Kehoe and What's Next on the Schedule wraps up this week's show.
Team Europe was definitely the dominating force as they defeated Team USA in the 2014 Ryder Cup. Bob, Alex and England's Rupert Bell analyze and critique what happened and why. We hear from Captain McGinley and Captain Watson and Phil MIckelson serves up his views on how to turn the USA team back into a winning side. In Focus on Vision, Bob Bubka talks about his experience in Scotland with his Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses.
Roundtable discussion previews The Ryder Cup, the Teams, the Captains and more - Alex, Bob & Rupert Bell offer different perspectives. It's all about the Ryder Cup in this week's show
Billy Horschel wins it all in exciting fashion. The FedExCup and The TOUR Championship and $11.4 million now belongs to Horschel. Bob & Alex analyze and Alex offers his exclusive insight. The Hot Topic: Rory talks about Tiger & Phil. On the European Tour Paul Casey wins, then tells us how Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses can help your game in Focus on Vision. What's next on the Schedule rounds out the show.
The TOUR Championship field is set - the top 30 are on their way to Atlanta and the top five to play for the $10 million FedExCup. Bob & Alex analyze the BMW Championship, the FedExCup, the Web.com Finals and so much more. Billy Horschel explains his feelings after his BMW Championship win. There's also a special Focus on Vision in-depth feature with Dr Peter Kehoe on the best way to protect your eyes and enhance your game. News & Notes & What's Next on the Schedule round out the show.
The Ryder Cup Captains have made their choices - Bob & Alex look at both sides of the story. The team makeup, the course, the Poulter effect, the Captain's, and the youth factor - it's all on the menu. Bob talks about his newly released ebook, The Ryder Cup - Golf's Greatest Event and Louis Wellen from Oakley talks about the Transitions Adaptive Sunglass technology is superior in Focus on Vision.
Hunter Mahan is back at the top of his game and the top of the FedExCup points list as he wins The Barclays. Tiger & Sean Foley part ways. Bob & Alex analyze the first Playoff event & apparently there some differing opinions. Carlos Ortiz wins the last Web.com Tour event of the season, Lydia Ko struggles and Scott Dunlap wins his first Champions Tour event. Steve Elkington and Bob talk about Elk's new show, Rural Golfer & Dr Smithson is featured in Focus on Vision.
That's right, the regular PGA Tour season is over and The PlayOffs are set to begin. Camillo Villegas wins the final event, The Wyndham Championship and salvages his year; InBee Park successfully defends her LGPA Championship title; Bernhard Langer records his 5th Champions Tour win of the season; the PGA Tour announces their 2014-2015 schedule and a young sophomore from San Diego State wins the US Amateur. Paul Casey talks about his Nike Max Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses and to wrap things up, Bob & Alex take a look at this week's schedule.
Rory dominates at The PGA Ch - the most exciting major of the season
Bob & Alex discuss all aspects of the newest Champion plus Tiger, Rickie & Phil. Question: Will Tom Watson pick Tiger for the Ryder Cup Team? Hear what Bob & Alex have to say. Karl McGinty from the Irish Independent newspaper has the Irish inside story on Rory. Mark Rolfing, Golf Channel analyst shares his opinions on Rory and Tiger.
In Focus on Vision presented by Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses, David
Johnson explains how Callaway NEOX Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses can help your golf game. And finally, Bob & Alex take a look at the 9 players who qualified for the Ryder Cup.
It's the final major of the year - the PGA Championship. Bob & Alex dive into it and make their predictions. Tiger is in the news again - will he play or won't he - at this point we still don't know. Rory dominated the WGC and Louis Wellen from Oakley is our Focus on Vision feature
Tim Clark's back nine birdie binge does the trick; Langer dominates like no other before him; Spain wins International Crown - those are the weekend's headlines - Bob & Alex analyze and discuss all and Clark & Langer talk about their victories. GolfWeek's Beth Ann Nichols has the inside story on the International Crown. Focus on Vision centers on Paul Casey and Bob & Alex take preview the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational - does Tiger still dominate at the Bridgestone Invitational?
Rory dominates and the young breed takes center stage. Rory, Sergio, Rickie no Tiger, no Phil. Only Jim Furyk finishes strong for the over 40 crowd - unless of course you count 64 yr old Tom Watson. This week's Grill Room is all about the 143rd Open Championship. Who did well and who didn't. Tiger's back, but so far, he's not a contender. In Focus on Vision, since a Nike player won the Championship, we hear from Nike Vision's Steve Tripi. Congratulations to Rory McIlroy, the 2014 Open Champion.
Bob Bubka, Alex Miceli, Golfweek's Jim McCabe and International Grill Room correspondent Rupert Bell preview the Open Championship, the Royal Liverpool course and the possible contenders. Bob & Alex also review last week's championships, the John Deere Classic, the Ricoh Women's British Open and the US Senior Open. Focus on Vision hears from Paul Casey who wears Nike MAX Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses. Send in your entry for the Pick the Winner Contest by Sun 8am ET 07.20.14
Bob Bubka, Alex Miceli, Golfweek's Jim McCabe and International Grill Room correspondent Rupert Bell preview the Open Championship, the Royal Liverpool course and the possible contenders. Bob & Alex also review last week's championships, the John Deere Classic, the Ricoh Women's British Open and the US Senior Open. Focus on Vision hears from Paul Casey who wears Nike MAX Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses. Send in your entry for the Pick the Winner Contest by Sun 8am ET 07.20.14
Argentina's Angel Cabrerra tames the Old White Course in fine style holing out for an eagle on his way to his win and Graeme McDowell wins in France. Bob & Alex analyze it all. Also on the menu this week: Tom Watson talks Ryder Cup and Tiger; Sports Vision Specialist, Dr Keith Smithson talks golf equipment in Focus on Vision; Joey D has a golf fitness tip for every golfer. News & Notes and What's Next on the Schedule round out the show.
Justin Rose blooms on tough courses like Congressional and he enjoys the challenge. Bob & Alex analyze the Quicken Loans National and Tiger's brief appearance. Stacy Lewis takes another title as does Bernhard Langer - his 3rd senior major championship. In Focus on Vision, Oakley's Louis Wellen suggests how your game can improve. The economic impact of Michelle Wie is Hot Topic this week. To round out the show, Bob & Alex take a look at this week's events on the schedule.
Michelle Wie finally wins the US Women's Open - a goal achieved. Bob & Alex discuss and analyze the Women's Open and how Pinehurst #2 held up. GolfWeek's Beth Ann Nichols weighs in on the Pinehurst challenge. We also hear from Kevin Streelman on his Travelers Championship win and Rory McIlroy on his Olympic choice. David Johnson talks about Callaway NEOX Transitions Sunglasses in Focus on Vision; News & Notes and What's next on the schedule round out the show.
No one predicted a wire-to-wire finish at the 2014 US Open Championship but that is what Germany's Martin Kaymer accomplished - Alex & Bob analyze the accomplishments & failures. Feel-good story: Eric Compton. Rising star: Rickie Fowler, finally. Special interviews with USA Today's Christine Brennan, Ben Crenshaw and golf architect Rees Jones. NIke Vision's Steve Tripi joins us in Focus on Vision, and finally, Bob & Alex take a look at who might win the US Women's Open Championship this week on Pinehurst #2.
Focus this week is the US Open Championship - Bob & Alex talk Pinehurst No2 and possible contenders for the title. Can Phil Mickelson complete his career slam? Also The Who Will Win Contest is in full swing - listen to enter. Around the World of Golf, Focus on Vision with Steve Tripi Nike Vision, News & Notes and some exclusive audio and interview with Payne Stewart round out the show.
There's another first time winner on the PGA TOUR at The Memorial in Hideki Matsuyama and we have a new LPGA World No.1 in Stacy Lewis who crushed the field in the Shop-Rite LPGA Classic. Bob & Alex analyze all in Around the World of Golf. LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan talks details on the new KPMG Women's PGA Championship; Hot Topic: When will Tiger play again; News & Notes, Focus on Vision and What's Up Next round out the show...plus, of course, the whole Phil Mickelson discussion
A new phrase has been coined - The Texas Slam - Adam Scott is the only one to have won all 4 PGA TOUR events in Texas - Bob and Alex discuss all the wins from this weekend including Monty and his Major win in Around the World of Golf. We hear from Scott, Monty, McIlroy, and Jessica Korda about their wins. Also on the menu Focus on Vision with Louis Wellen from Oakley; News & Notes; A look ahead for our Fantasy Golf listeners and a special interview with Pat Browne Jr, a blind golfer that Arnold Palmer has nominated for the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Brendon Todd records his maiden victory on the PGA TOUR but just by one shot over former Masters Champion, Mike Weir. Todd and Weir talk about their games. Bob & Alex put a BowTie on the Jimenez win at the Spanish Open, Lizette Salas on the LPGA Tour and Rookie Max Homa's win on the Web.com Tour. Our Focus on Vision segment features Louis Wellen from Oakley; Tips from the Best comes from Charlie Epps and then we take a look at What's On Tap for this week.
It's all about THE PLAYERS this week and winner Martin Kaymer. Alex and Bob analyze the win and all aspects and events of the week. Martin Kaymer, Sergio, Jordan Spieth, Jim Furyk all join in with their experiences. HOT TOPIC - the Justin Rose Ruling - Alex digs deep into all aspects of this ruling or non-ruling. Our contest winner is announced in Focus on Vision segment and PGA TOUR Player Paul Casey talks about wearing Nike Transitions Sunglasses. To wrap it all up, Bob and Alex preview the HP Byron Nelson Championship
Long hitting JB Holmes proved he's finally recovered and back to realizing his full potential - Bob and Alex talk about it. Also on the menu, Bernhard Langer, Billy Andrade and Jack Nicklaus. Paul Casey weighs in on his Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses in Focus on Vision; Charlie Epps, coach to Angel Cabrerra offers advice on how to lower your handicap and for all you Golf Fantasy players, Alex and Bob preview The PLAYERS. Who will win The PLAYERS - send us your pick email@example.com or 866.525.1451
Down on the Bayou 22 yr old Korean Seung-Yul Noh plays like a veteran to win the Zurich Classic. Out near San Francisco Bay, 17 yr old Lydia Ko successfully defends The Swing Skirts LPGA Classic and moves to No.2 in the world. Bob and Alex discuss the ups and downs of who won and who didn't. Focus on Vision talks to Steve Tripi from Nike Vision; Dave Stockton Jr provides another putting tip; Bob & Alex answer our listeners questions and we preview what's On Tap for this week
Matt Kuchar finally closes the deal. Michelle Wie finally wins in her home state and Spain's Miguel Angel Jiminez wins his for the first time. Bob and Alex discuss and analyze it all. Dr Fraser Horn, a Nike color science expert, explains the benefits of Nike Max Transitions Sunglasses in Focus on Vision. Hot Topic: Should Augusta be Bubba-proofed. We want your opinion. Call 866 525-1451 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may be a winner. Finally, Bob & Alex preview the Zurich Classic.
Bubba wins! Bubba wins! That's the headline this week. Bob and Alex do a full recap and breakdown of The Masters but the bottom line is Ping's Bubba Watson wins! Jordan Spieth, Adam Scott, Thomas Bjorn, Jonas Blixt, Rickie Fowler and Rory McIlroy talk about the attempt to win the Green Jacket. In Focus on Vision we focus on Dr Keith Smithson, sports vision specialist and finally TGR is proud to announce the winner of the Callaway NEOX Transitions Sunglasses. Listen in to see who correctly picked Bubba to win.
The Aussies are on a hot streak with another win on the PGA TOUR at the Shell Houston Open. Matt Jones wins and we talk about it. 19 yr old Lexi Thompson comes out on top in the LPGA's first major of the year. This week's show is simple: Around the World of Golf, Focus on Vision with Callaway's David Johnson and a preview of The Masters...and still not enough time! Iain Carter from BBC Radio 5 Live joins in the fray with his opinions then Bob and Alex handicap the Masters field.
An Aussie wins for the 1st time on the PGA TOUR. On the menu this week Around the World of Golf, Focus on Vision with Callaway's David Johnson, and News & Notes.The Hot Topic - who's going win The Masters - call or email for a chance to win Callaway NEOX Transitions Sunglasses. To round out the show, Bob & Alex preview the Shell Houston Open.
Matt Every wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational Champion - Bob and Alex discuss his victory as well as those by Karrie Webb and Jeff Maggert. Focus on Vision features Dr Keith Smithson, sports vision specialist. There's an abundance of News and Notes and the World Golf Hall of Fame announced drastic entry changes - that's the Hot Topic this week. To wrap things up, Bob and Alex take a preview look at the Valero Texas Open.
Aussie John Senden wins his 2nd PGA TOUR event at the Valspar Championship, Bob and Alex talk about it as well as about those who didn't win but made a run for the title. Also on the menu, Around the World of Golf, Ryder Cup Watch with Jack Nicklaus, Focus on Vision with Grady Lenski from Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses, Tips from the Best with Dave Stockton Jr, and a look ahead to this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Patrick Reed - the newest breakthrough talent on the PGA TOUR takes his first WGC title - Bob and Alex discuss it all in Around the World of Golf. The renovation ofTrump National Doral is a big topic of conversation - The Donald himself and architect Gil Hanse weigh in. There's Tiger Talk, Focus on Vision with Paul Casey, Ryder Cup Watch, Tips from the Best with putting guru Dave Stockton Jr, and a look ahead to the Valspar Championship to round out this week's exciting show
Warm weather, great crowds, excitement right to the end that was the Honda Classic. Russell Henley wins his 2nd event on TOUR as Rory McIlroy falls. Other features: An exclusive interview with Jack Nicklaus; Focus on Vision with Paul Casey; Around the World of Golf & a preview look at the Cadillac Championship.
Shootout in the desert - Wow, what a playoff at the Accenture Match Play Championship. Bob & Alex discuss it all. Features: Focus on Vision with Dr. Smithson; Ryder Cup Watch with Chubby Chandler; Olympic Update with George O'Grady; Around the World of Golf and News & Notes
Bubba Watson wins at Riviera with his Pink Ping driver; Karrie Webb makes history in Australia and much more. Features: Tom Watson in Ryder Cup Watch; Oakley's Louis Wellen in Focus on Vision; Kenny Perry in Tips from the Best; News and Notes plus a preview look at the Accenture Match Play.
Jimmy Walker, the hottest player on TOUR, is on fire! And what a great place to win, Pebble Beach. Bob and Alex talk about it and all the other events that finished up on Sunday in Around the World of Golf. There's a heavy dose of News and Notes as well as a new feature called Ryder Cup Watch where Alex talks to Graeme McDowell. In Focus on Vision Steve Tripi, Nike Vision, tells us about the Nike Max Transitions Sunglasses and Dave Pelz gives our listeners a very valuable tip in Tips from the Best.
The Grill Room is an action packed hour in the world of golf including, of course, the differing opinions from Bob and Alex. News and Notes, Player audio, Rookie discussion, Focus on Vision, the Olympics, Butch Harmon on a wide range of subjects and discussion on how to Grow the Game.The Guest list is extensive: Sergio Garcia, Scott Stallings, Ping's Michael Thompson as well as Ping Chairman and CEO, John Solheim, Grady Lenski from Transitions, Linda Randolph and Shari Chang from Aston Hotel and Resorts, Pete Bavacqua, Ted Bishop and Tom O'Toole round out this action packed Grill Room Show.
Who did what and who didn't? Where were Tiger and Rory? Those are the questions Bob and Alex tackle this week. Dubai Desert Classic and the Phoenix Open events dominate this show along with all the News in the world of golf. The Hot Topic: The Rules, of course. Both Henrik Stenson and Bubba Watson had issues that had to be resolved in their tournaments. Grady Lenski talks about why Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses are a must have piece of equipment for your eyes.
The Grill Room Year End Show starts off with interviews with the likable Frenchman, Thomas Levet and winner of the Payne Stewart Award, Peter Jacobson. Up next are encore performances by Stan Utley and JL Lewis focusing on the short game. Chip Beck, Mr. 59, tells The Grill Room how you too can go low. Jeff King from KingMade Jerky has a story to tell as does Greg Hopkins from Hopkins Golf. The Greats of the Game (Palmer, Player and Nicklaus) and Around the World of Golf round out this Year End Show.
Welcome to The Grill Room. This week we go Behind the Scenes with Coach Luellen, head golf coach of the ASU Women's program. In the Practice Makes Perfect feature Rees Jones talks course management from a golf course architect's point of view. The Hot Topic discussion centers around the World Ranking Points System. News and Notes and Around the World of Golf by Ping round out the show
Two-time winner on the PGA Tour, JL Lewis gives some great advice on how to play better golf. Jon Brendle, PGA Tour Rules Official gives some Behind the Scenes info followed by News and Notes, Hot Topic, Jon Drago, Tournament Director for HPBNC. Then we the recent successes of the Ping Pros in Around the World of Golf by Ping.
Yes,Rory McIlroy did win in Australia-Bob and Alex talk about it. Dr Keith Smithson, sports vision specialist talks about the impact of fine-tuning your sports vision for golf. News and Notes, Hot Topic (Rory and Tiger speak) tees up Frank Darby, head golf coach for St Johns who talks recruiting, golf team, and Keegan Bradley. Finally, The Grill Room congratulates Ping CEO John Solheim on his induction into the Arizona World Golf Hall of Fame.
Short game specialist Stan Utley offers tips, discusses the teaching game and as a Ping Ambassador, talks about why he plays Ping equipment.
Bret Blakely talks about a new golf ball technology that should also help your game -a hollow metal core golf ball. We announce the winners of the Transitions Thanksgiving Contest then discuss Who Might Win What in 2014 in our Hot Topic segment. News and Notes followed by Around the World of Golf by Ping round out the show.
It's the first show after The Grill Room make-over and one of our new objectives is to provide the tools and information so you can improve your golf game. This week renowned instructor, Jim McLean talks golf, Dr Jenni Martin talks golf fitness and Dr Horn explains the color science behind the Nike Max Transitions Golf Tint Sunglasses. Bob and Alex still trade barbs and discuss News and Notes, Around the World of Golf by Ping and there's always a Hot Topic - this week it's the Rules of Golf
Bob and Alex open the show talking about the Asian Swing then swing into Rewind, a look back at last week's winners. Callers, Callers, Callers dominate the next segment as they weigh in on several topics - Brandel Chamblee, Slow Play and What's the Best Way make it to the PGA TOUR.
Special Guests: PGA of America President Ted Bishop and Ping's Director of Communication, Pete Samuels. News and Notes is next followed by Around the World of Golf by Ping.
An unexpected topic was added to the menu this week ...The grading of some players by Brandel Chamblee - Bob and Alex discuss the comments then we take a look back at last week, followed by Callers and their comments. Jimmy Walker has an interesting hobby and he tells us about it. The new TOUR schedule is discussed followed by the Hot Topic: What is the best way to get onto the PGA TOUR? Through Europe or on the Web.com Tour that's the question. News and Notes and Around the World of Golf by Ping wrap up this week's show.
The 2014 PGA TOUR season is upon us with the Fry's.com Open. Eric Compton wins the first ever PGA TOUR Courage Award and he talks to Bob about it. Bob and Alex get into a full scale discussion of the The Presidents Cup - winners, losers and why. Callers, Callers, Callers are next followed by News and Notes and Around the World of Golf by Ping.
The winner of the Nike MAX Transitions Sunglasses is announced.
This week on The Grill Room its all about The Presidents Cup although there are interviews with European Tour player David Howell and Champions Tour player Fred Funk. Bob and Alex discuss in detail the first three days of Presidents Cup play and we hear from players and Captains
Bob and Alex are on different continents this week. Alex is in Scotland at Gleneagles for a 2014 Ryder Cup advance meeting and we hear from both Captains, Tom Watson and Paul McGinley. Our callers weigh in on the Tiger ruling at the BMW Championship; Hot Topic is The Presidents Cup followed by News and Notes and Around the World of Golf by Ping with a Billy Herschel interview.
It's TOUR Championship week on the PGA TOUR, the last official event of the 2013 season - who will win the FedExCup and the $10 million? Bob and Alex discuss it. Web.com's Mike Young Sr stops by to promote the Small Business Forum in Jacksonville next week; Ted Bishop, President of the PGA of America talks about recent announcements; The Hot Topic: Rules, Rules, Rules; News and Notes then Around the World of Golf by Ping features interviews with Hunter Mahan and Ping's Chance Cozby.
Yes, that's right, Jim Furyk shoots 59 in the 2nd round and Bob and Alex talk about it in Around the World of Golf by Ping. Rewind, Callers, Outside the Ropes with Mike Young from Web.com's Small Business Forums, Hot Topic (PGA Tour schedule and FedExCup PlayOff system) and News and Notes complete the show.
Bob and Alex welcome the Walker Cup to The Grill Room this week. It's the foundation of elite men's amateur golf and has a very long tradition. USA Capt. Jim Holtgrieve is featured the guest. Rewind - a look back to last week's winners; In Callers, Callers, Callers TGR answers listeners questions and comments; News and Notes; The Hot Topic is the Presidents Cup and the Captains picks; Around the World of Golf by Ping rounds out this week's show.
It's PlayOff time on the PGA TOUR and Finals time on the Web.com Tour - Bob and Alex discuss and give their opinions on both. Callers, Callers, Callers - we hear some grate Hole-In-One stories from our listeners. Next up is a Player of the Year discussion - will it be Tiger or someone else? Does Adam Scott have a chance? Hot Topics this week are two fold - the Web.com Finals and the Presidents Cup. News and Notes and Around the World of Golf presented by PING round out this week's show.
Congratulations to Team Europe victorious in the Solheim Cup - Bob and Alex discuss why/how they won and how/why Team USA didn't; Pete Samuels and Bob discuss Solheim Cup from Ping's perspective; Callers, Callers, Callers; A look at the Wyndham Ch and who goes forward into the PlayOffs; Hot Topic is FedExCup PlayOffs; News & Notes then Around the World of Golf by Ping round out the show.
On the menu this week Bob and Alex take an in-depth look at all golf events on the worldwide stage including the Solheim Cup, US Amateur and Wyndham Championship. News and Notes, Around the World of Golf by Ping and Thomas Levet are also on the menu.
The final major of the year is the main focus this week, however, Bob and Alex take a look back at Tiger's victory in the Bridgestone Invitational;Rees Jones, Ted Bishop and Iain Carter make appearances; we hear from our Callers, discuss the new USGA TV deal with Fox Sports and then talk PGA Championship in Around the World of Golf by PING.
It's another TransAtlantic week for The Grill Room with Alex still in Scotland and Bob in the US. In Rewind the take a look back to last weeks winners; Callers - we announce the weekly winner; Grady Lenski from Transitions Adaptive Sunglasses talks about the partnerships with Nike, Callaway and Oakley; the Hot Topic is a preview of the PGA Championship; News and Notes followed by Around the World of Golf presented by Ping Golf focusing on the Women's British Open and the WGC Bridgestone.
Where in the world is Alex? Scotland of course-Discussion ensues about the Alex adventures in the Home of Golf followed by a look back at last week's winners; more calls from our Grill Room listeners; US Senior Open; and News and Notes. The Hot Topic is an Open Championship Preview with audio from Tom Watson, Phil Mickelson and Padraig Harrington. Around the World of Golf by Ping rounds out the show this week.
A look back to at the fantastic performance of InBee Kim at the US Women's Open. Hot Topic: If InBee Park wins the Ricoh British Women's Open will she have won the Grand Slam. Outside the Ropes conversation with Nancy Lopez; Callers, Callers, Callers; News and Notes; Around the World of Golf presented by Ping rounds out the show
The focus of this week's show is the US Women's Open Championship at Sebonack CC on Long Island, NY. Rewind; Callers, Callers, Callers - we hear from you, our listeners; Outside the Ropes features interviews with Laura Diaz, Tom O'Toole, Matt Lauer, Beth Ann Baldry, and Michael Pascucci, owner of Sebonack. Around the World of Golf sponsored by Ping features an interview with Ping player Jane Park.
Post US Open discussion by Bob and Alex - Who won? Merion or the players? Justin Rose a deserving winner by all accounts. Rees Jones, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and Rory McIlroy give their opinion on the subject. We hear from The Grill Room listeners, discuss News and Notes and finish up with Around the World of Golf by Ping.
Welcome to the 2013 US Open Championship at Merion Golf Club. This show is all about our National Championship. We hear from our listeners, from Steve Tripi, Nike Vision, from Martin Davis about Hogan, and from Mike Trostle, USGA Historian. PING CEO/Chairman John Solheim makes a special appearance with news and back-stories about PING. We finish the show with Around the World of Golf at the US Open.
It's almost time for our National Championship - Bob and Alex preview. Who's going to win, that's the question. Outside the Ropes Interviews are with Dr. Granat about the Mental Game and a special piece with Jack, Arnie and Gary. Callers, Callers, Callers - our listeners share their comments. News and Notes and Around the World of Golf by Ping round out the show.
Some players say The Memorial is their favorite event on Tour because it's Jack Nicklaus' event -and they feel honored to play in it. Few could argue. Both Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods express their opinions on several subjects. Special guests this week: Charlie Epps, now Director of Golf at Champions Golf Club and John Solheim, Chairman/CEO of Ping Golf. Hot Topic, News and Notes, Callers-Callers-Callers, and Around the World of Golf by Ping round out the show.
Anchors away - that's the big debate this week. The USGA and R&A have decided that anchoring the club is out - but as usual, Alex disagrees in the Hot Topic segment. Ted Bishop, President of the PGA of America, talks Ryder Cup with Bob. After our listeners weigh in on all subjects, Bob talks to Ping's Jeff Maggert who did so well at The PLAYERS. News and Notes then Around the World of Golf by PING including the Senior PGA Championship round out the show.
Wow! This show turns a little explosive - Alex is on his soap box while Bob tries to make sense of it all. Interviews this week: Mike Young from Web.com, PGA TOUR player Shawn Stefani and Ping's Louis Oosthuizen. The PLAYERS is reviewed and discusses and the Hot Topic has to do with the rules of golf and how they were applied during The PLAYERS. Callers, Callers, Callers, News and Notes and Around the World of Golf by Ping round out the show.
The PLAYERS - The crown jewel event for the PGA TOUR - their very own championship. A big week in the world of professional golf and a big week for The Grill Room. Guests: Billy Horschel, Derek Ernst (recent winners on TOUR), Adam Scott (Masters Champion), Esteban Toledo (recent winner), Grady Lenski and David Johnson (Callaway NEOX Transitions Sunglasses) and the Deer Antler Man himself, Mitch Ross. HOT Topic: Alex and Bob discuss Vijay Singh's lawsuit. Around the World of Golf presented by PING rounds out the show.
The Wells Fargo Championship and the Insperity Championship on the Champions Tour take top billing this week. Fred Funk, Bernhard Langer, Steve Elkington and Bob Gilder give their thoughts on a variety of subjects. Callers questions, News and Notes and a preview of The Players and the US Open Championship round out the show.
New Orleans and the Zurich Classic - this week's feature event. Special guests: Author Dick Grout and PING Golf's Pete Samuels. Hot Topic: what age is OK to play on the PGA TOUR - and how old is too old to play? News and Notes and Around the World of Golf sponsored by PING round out this week's show.
The Grill Room is still all about The Masters - who did well and who didn't. Rules, rules and more rules sparked by Tiger's ruling controversy - Bob and Alex discuss all. News and Notes plus Around the World of Golf by PING round out the show.
It's all about The Masters this week - Bob and Alex discuss all aspects including the Tiger Drop and all the possible ramifications. It could qualify as a Alex Rant! REWIND, News and Notes, an interview with Chance Cozby from PING are on the menu - however the big focus is on The Masters.
It's Majors Time in The Grill Room. Alex and Bob preview the Masters and and the Kraft Nabisco Championship. Tiger, Phil, Rory, Padraig and Stacy Lewis all give their thoughts. PING's Pete Samuels makes his first visit in The Grill Room in Around the World of Golf by PING. Brian and Kimberly Gay stop by to talk about the PGA TOUR Wives raising money for charity with their cookbook project.
The first event of the year in Texas is always action packed and this is no exception. Marvin Odum, Steve Timms, Mark O'Meara talk Shell and SHO and the impact within the Houston community. Oakley's Louis Wellen talks sun protection for the eyes; Tiger talks about his win last week; Iain Carter from the BBC stops by with his thoughts and Daniel Udd from PING takes us through the PING equipment truck. Also, best question winner from API show, Wayne Creese wins an Ion Loop bracelet.
What a week - The Arnold Palmer Invitational in on the menu this week - and if Tiger wins he becomes #1 in the world. Hot Topic - Ryder Cup changes discusses; Guests: Mr Arnold Palmer, Ron Sirak, Mike Neal; In news and News and Notes we find out that the Olympic course might be finally underway; Around the World of Golf by PING - Bob and Alex take a look at players and events this week around the world.
Tiger wins, Tiger Wins....Yes, Bob is excited, Alex takes it in his stride...Special guests this week: Ty Votaw from the PGA TOUR: Grady Lenski from Transitions: Tiger Woods and Scott Brown last week's winners on the PGA TOUR; Newcomers to The Grill Room, Peter Uhlein and Jimmy Walker; and Matt Rollins from PING gives us some great tips.
News and Notes and Around the World of Golf presented by PING round out the show.
It's the Blue Monster at Doral. Bob and Alex talk about all the upcoming changes to the Blue Monster. Special guests: Jack Nicklaus, Donald Trump, Jimmy Roberts and Ken Kennerly. Ernie Els talks about a new relationship between the Els for Autism and the Trump organization. Alex and Bob talk through Rory walking off the course last week - even Jack Nicklaus gives his thoughts.
It's really all about the steller field and happenings at the Honda Classic this week. Tiger news, Rory taking a hike off the course, and new young blood finding their game on the big stage. Guests: PING player Luke Gutherie; Ron McPherson; Ken Kennerly, executive director of Honda Classic; Tim Rosaforte from GolfWorld and Golf Channel. News and Notes and Rewind round out the show. Alex and Bob discuss all of it
It's all about the first World Golf Championships event of the 2013 season and the only match play event on the PGA TOUR schedule - The Accenture Match Play Championship. Guests Gary Beckner from Accenture and Iain Carter from the BBC weigh in with their views. News and notes is followed by a detailed look at the 1st round and all 32 matches followed by analysis of the Quarterfinal matches
Riviera - Hogan's Alley - A Classic Course full of history. All aspects of the course, the field, and how difficult it is to win are the main topics. Outside the Ropes interviews feature Deana Pettersson (PGA TOUR Wives) and John Bodenhamer (USGA). The Hot Topic is drug testing - USGA and Deer Antler Spray. News and notes followed by Around the World of Golf on the European Tour, the LPGA Tour and the PGA TOUR finish out the show.
What can be better than Pebble Beach? Dave Pelz shares his views on several subjects plus he has a new putting book out; More interviews from the PGA Show - Tin Cup, yogaforgolfers.com and Champ tees; Hot Topic - Slow play; News and Notes and Around the World of Golf round out the show
A big welcome to Transitions Adaptive Sunwear, The Grill Room's new presenting sponsor...performance sunwear. Alex said Tiger wouldn't win last week and Bob points that out. Interviews with World Golf Foundation, Myrtle Beach Golf Holidays, Swing Smart, Pearl Putter, and Bobby Clampett and his Impact Zone Golf Program. News and Notes and Around the World of Golf round out the program.
The PGA Merchandise Show is on the menu in this show. Interviews with Transitions Adaptive Sungalsses, OptiShot, Pearl Putter, Swing Smart, Ion Loop, SNAG Golf, and LPGA Tour player, Lexi Thompson who talks about her Cobra/PUMA equipment. Farmer's Insurance Open also on the menu
The young guns class of 2013 are sporting their talents - Sony Open winner Russell Henley and others continuing their good form this week around the world; Rees Jones talks about the honor of winning the Donald Ross Award; Ian Poulter talks about his success int he 2012 Ryder Cup; Paul McGinley is overjoyed at being named 2014 European Ryder Cup Captain; News and Notes; Around the World of Golf - Bob and Alex discuss all aspects
Surf's up in Hawaii. Bob and Alex are still talking Hawaii golf. Guests include Mark Rolfing from NBC Sports and Danielle Tucker from The Golf Club radio show. Dustin Johnson and Steve Stricker weigh in after the Hyundai event last week. John Solheim, Chairman and CEO of PING, and Shari Chang from the Aston Hotel group (Aston Waikiki Sunset is hotel partner this week) talk to Bob. The PGA TOUR Rookies have a great chance this week - Bob and Alex discuss.
As we start the 2013 PGA TOUR season at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii, Bob and Alex discuss a lot of subjects. Who will shine in 2013? Steve Stricker's decision to reduce his schedule; which player are using different clubs this year? Interviews with Hyundai's Steve Shannon and Hawaii TaylorMade's Jerry King.
2012 Year in Review - from the first events in Hawaii through the most exciting event on the calendar, the Ryder Cup. Bob and Alex go through the highlights and the lowlights of all the events on the PGA TOUR in 2012.
This pre-Christmas show is a mixture of past and present. Some of the best segments during 2012 and some you haven't heard before.
Chris Herron; Tony Ruggerio host of The Dewsweepers Golf Show; Ron McPherson Antigua Golf Apparel; and then there's Bob and Alex's recent lengthy discussion on anchoring and the proposed ban.
In true Off-Season fashion, there's always plenty to talk about. Hot topic this week - Tom Watson being named as 2014 US Ryder Cup Captain. David Leadbetter offers his opinions on a lot of different subjects including how his students are doing. News and Notes and Around the World of Golf round out the show.
To Anchor the club during a stroke or not -that is the question and it is eagerly debated. Rees Jones, renowned golf architect offers some keen insight on a lot of topics. News and Notes, of course, then we go Around the World of Golf.
Rory McIlroy dominates the golf world; Anchoring dominated the media world and discussion is rampent on both topics. Rupert Bell weighs in on all the European Tour successes in 2012; Bob and Alex discuss aspects of the Last PGA TOUR Q School, the LPGA Q School as well as Tiger's tournament, the World Challenge presented by Northwestern Mutual
The Thanksgiving Best Of Show featuring interviews with Chubby Chandler, Christine Brennan, Seth Waugh, Drew Pearson, and Dave Stockton. Plus Bob and Alex debate anchoring
It's finally the Official Off-Season on the PGA TOUR, but the European Tour and other world tours are still going strong. Pete Bevacqua is named CEO of the PGA of America and Bob talks to him which prompts more PGA of America discussion between Bob and Alex. Dr Carla Adams talks about good eyesight. News and Notes then an interview with Perry Golf's Gordon Dalgleish and Gordon Turner talking about South African golf experiences
A tribute to legendary golf instructor, Jim Flick. Erik Compton talks about the importance of organ and tissue donation and the impact one can make by becoming a donor; David Breslow talks mental golf coaching; Bob and Alex discuss everything else - particularly who is on the bubble to retain/lose their PGA TOUR cards, News and Notes and Around the World of Golf.
Anchoring the club - yes, it's a major and lively discussion again this week and then Alex talks about his experience in China for the HSBC Champions; Terry Anton talks about learning to play golf the SNAG Golf way; Bob and Alex discuss the Web.com grads as well as the Charles Schwab Cup and the HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
Bob and Alex talk about Alex's travels - he's now on the way to China - Dave Shedloski, contributing writer for Golf World, stops by. Sarah Cohn talks about her Practice While You Play Golf book; Bob Godfriedson talks new products; Payne Stewart for Honorary Ryder Cup Captain? It is debated. Special 1999 interview with Payne Stewart after he won that US Open; News and Notes; and Around the World of Golf
It's McGladdery's Classic on the PGA TOUR. Alex and Bob discuss all the tournaments both past and present including newly announced PGA TOUR Canada. Ron Sirak Executive Edition of GolfWorld weighs in on the LGPA, Ryder Cup and much more. Anchoring the putter is a hot topic as are News and Notes and Tiger's World Challenge
Turkey talk rules the roost - Yes, Alex Miceli is in Turkey covering the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final. Bob and Alex discuss all aspects and implications of the Turkish event. Transitions Optical gets a Guinness World Record on World Sight Day - Alyssa Harvey talks about it. Mike Cantlay from Visit Scotland talk Scottish golf while Gordon Dalgleish and Mark Barnes talk about PerryGolf's Plan Your Own Tour concept. News and Notes as usual and more worldwide golf discussed.
We just can't get enough of the Ryder Cup - the discussion continues - Alex and Bob look into all aspects of why the US weren't the victors and why Europe were. Rupert Bell gives his opinions. Gordon Dalgleish from PerryGolf is already talking about travel to the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland. And of course, we go Around the World of Golf happening this week.
Nothing is better than good strong competition - Europe and USA certainly delivered that in the Ryder Cup - Alex and Bob break down the first two day's play. We hear from Rees Jones who renovated the Medinah course, from Simon Dyson, European Tour player, from Mr. Cub Ernie Banks, from Christine Brennan from USA Today and Jim Wright from EyeMed. Lively discussions on every front.
The FedExCup Final, the TOUR Championship and the Ryder Cup are the main topics being debated this week. Rees Jones talks about how he re-designed the East Lake Course; Iain Carter from BBC Five Live adds the European thoughts on the FedExCup and the Ryder Cup. Steve Stricker named Payne Stewart recipient and Fred Couples admission to the Hall of Fame also discussed.
The Ryder Cup, the TOUR Championship and the PlayOffs dominate the conversation this week. Special guests: Marty Hackel, Fashion Director for Golf Digest and European Correspondent Rupert Bell
The PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup continues and Bob and Alex discuss all the action and implications. Special interview with Seth Waugh, CEO Deutsche Bank Americas, author Curt Sampson and Ryder Cup Captain, Davis Love III. News and notes, the BMW Championship and comments from Rory McIlroy round out the show.
Special Guests in The Grill Room this week: Chubby Chandler, head of ISM,representing Lee Westwood, Darren Clarke and other prominent golfers and Jimmy Roberts from NBC Sports who talks about his Olympic experiences. European Ryder Cup picks are also a topic as are the PGA TOUR PlayOffs for the FedEx Cup and the Deutsche Bank Championship.
The Barclays is the start of the PGA TOUR PlayOffs for the FedEx Cup - Bob and Alex discuss. Bethpage Black - a tough course and one Rees Jones upgraded. Special guests: Rees Jones, golf course architect and Gordon Dalgleish from PerryGolf. Women members in Augusta National plus News and Notes
Post PGA Championship analysis by Bob and Alex - Rory McIlory and Tiger give their thoughts. A look ahead to the Ryder Cup. Davis Love III, US Captain, announces his Assistant Captains and the 8 automatic qualifiers for the team. Interview with Richard Hills, European Ryder Cup Director gives his thoughts. And finally, a look to the Wyndham Championship and what it means for the start of the FedEx Cup PlayOffs.
The focus is definitely on the PGA Championship this week. We talk to PGA of America officials, to Herb Kohler of Kohler golf and resort fame, to Colin Dalgleish from PerryGolf, and to Dave Sr and Jr from Stockton Golf. It's definitely all about the PGA Championship and Bob and Alex have some strong opinions.
Bob and Alex discuss all aspects of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational as well as preview next week's PGA Championship. Championship Director Brett Sterba gives us all the facts. Belly putters is hashed over again ad well as many other topics.
Bob and Alex discuss all aspects of the 2012 Open Championship. Player audio includes Ernie Els, Adam Scott, Tiger, Graeme McDowel and Greg Norman. Mike Weir weighs in from the RBC Canadian Open. Renton Laidlaw special guest. Anchored putters is debated and plenty of information about the RBC Canadian Open.
A look at the Open Championship leading into the final day of the 2012 Open Championship. With a behind the scenes look, special guests Jeremy Gilbert from Nikon UK and Iain Clarke from Cleveland Golf UK. Other guests are Irish golf writer Karl MacGinty, English golf writer John Hopkins and Matt Adams host of Fairways of Life golf show. Bob and Alex ask whether Adam Scott can hold on for the win? Can Tiger make a charge? Who else has a chance in their opinion? How will the weather affect the final day scores? The final day at the Open Championship - nothing better.
Bob and Alex talk all things Open Championship leading into the third round. Special guests include Thomas Levet, European Tour player, Gordon Dalgleish from PerryGolf, Rupert Bell our European Tour correspondent, and Matt Adams host of the Fairways of Life show. Who is best positioned to lead into the final round? Can anyone catch Adam Scott? Bob and Alex talk about it all.
Special guest this week, Chef Robert Irvine from Restaurant Impossible - also a Transitions Ambassador; Bob and Alex discuss the new qualifying system to get a PGA TOUR card, they preview The Open Championship, talk about all the current events in the world of golf and highlight the John Deere Classic and the US Senior Open.
Tiger wins AT&T National and the Is he back discussion; US Women's Open Championship; Appearance fees on the PGA TOUR - yes or no; SeeMoreSights.com, Sight of the Day Photo Contest, Taste of Chicago, and an interview with Joseph Plott from Visionworks - they are all related; News and Notes: the incredible career of Sam Snead - Bob and Alex discuss it all
Topics of the week: Rewind back to Travelers Ch; PGA TOUR signs new sponsor - Web.com; Ryder Cup and European Ryder Cup Director Richard Hills; Hall of Fame ballot; SeeMoreSights.com; News and Notes; Irish Open; AT&T National - Sponsors: Transitions Adaptive Lenses;Ion Loop; SunandColor.com, Koolbrella.com, Golfweather.com
Bob and Alex spend a lot of time discussing and analyzing the 2012 US Open Championship. Although there was a very deserving winner, there were plenty who didn't perform up to the expected standard and others that over performed - they discuss it all. In addition, USA TODAY Columnist Christine Brennan talks about the upcoming London Olympics.
The U.S. Open at Olympic Club - Bob and Alex discuss all aspects of the field, the course, the circumstances, and the history. Jack Nicklaus, Jack Fleck, Mike Davis and Marty Hackel from the world of golf fashion are special guests. Discussion by Alex and Bob on all areas of this U.S. Open.
The FedEx St Jude Classic and the US Open Championship - those are the hot topics this week. Bob and Alex debate the PGA TOUR cell phone policy as well as a lot of other hot topics this week. They preview the US Open, talk about the course, the field, and the pairings. Dr. Howard Purcell gives us some great advice about good eye care and Dr Lampert adds Transitions Lenses vision tip about staying in the zone.
Of course, it's Jack's place - and we hear a lot from Jack on a variety of subjects. Both Steve Timms from the Shell Houston Open and John Maginnes join us. Bob and Alex discuss the Presidents Cup Captain announcements and of course, News and Notes. Bob and Alex discuss it all.
Jason Dufner - the hot player at present after his win at the HP Byron Nelson Championship . Special guests include Drew Pearson, former Dallas Cowboy; Dr Rast and Pam Bishop talk about proper eye care; more slow play discussions; who will be #1 again?
Nancy Lopez, Pat Bradley, and Lance Barrow (CBS Sports) top the interview list this week. Nancy Lopez wins the esteemed Byron Nelson Prize. Joe Gomes from Titleist talks equipment and Bob and Alex address the slow play debate. News and Notes and The Byron Nelson Championship round out the show
It's THE PLAYERS...Bob and Alex discuss all aspects of THE PLAYERS. Segment 2 is all about The Greats of Golf - Nicklaus, Palmer, Player and Trevino - and Brandel Chamblee gives this thoughts about Tiger and his progress back to top form. Phil Mickelson as well as Joe Louis Barrow give us information about their new projects.
We have a split tee start this week - Bob is at Inspirity Championship in Texas while Alex is at the Wells Fargo Championship. Interviews with David Frost, Michael Allen, Brad Faxon and Dana Quigley talking about his son recovering from a car accident. Bob and Alex discuss Tiger's missed cut as well as all other stories from the Wells Fargo Championship. We welcome a new sponsor to The GRILL ROOM family this week, golfweather.com.
Ah, Yes! Let the Good Times Roll....Bob and Alex talk Zurich Classic and New Orleans - Hotel partner The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is part of that discussion; Bob Kurtz, Golf's Ironman, talks about his Guinness World Record attempts upcoming; Rupert Bell talks European Tour golf; News and Notes and Around the World of Golf round out the show. Be sure to visit seemoresights.com to submit your favorite photos.
It's Texas time again and the Valero Texas Open. Bob and Alex talk to Matt Killin, teaching instructor to the pros; to Randy Henry, Men's and Women's Russian National Team Coach; they discuss the accuracy and relevance of the World Golf Ranking system as well as whether or not the professional golfers really need a coach. Vision tip from Dr Larry Lampert and more good news from Ion Loop.
Time to decompress on Hilton Head Island -- with a special visit to Haig Point on Daufuskie Island. Bob and Alex discuss the Masters, the RBC Heritage. Chef Robert Irvine from Restaurant Impossible makes a special guest appearance.
Alex and Bob discuss all aspects of the 2012 Masters. Special interview guests include ESPN's Dan Davies and the Toronto Globe's Lorne Rubenstein talking about Moe Norman.
One more PGA TOUR event until The Masters...it's the Shell Houston Open. Interviews with Steve Timms, tournament director, with Charlie Epps, instructor to Angel Cabrerra and with Beth Ann Baldry from GolfWeek. Joseph Plott from Visionworks gives us import information about vision care and Dr Lampert offers a vision tip for successful putting.
Highlights: Interviews with Mr Arnold Palmer; Doc Giffin; Commissioner Tim Finchem about changes in the Qualifying System for the PGA TOUR.
We welcome Ryan Carey of Green Jacket Auctions and Russ Holden of Caddy for a Cure. In News and Notes Iain Carter talks about the Hank Haney book and as usual, Bob and Alex give their thoughts on all subjects.
Healthy eyesight is our theme this week at the Transitions Championship. Guests include: Sherianne James, Andy Skitmore, Ty Votaw, Kenny Perry, Dr Larry Lampert, and Paul Casey.
Rewind back to Rory McIlory's win at the Honda Classic. Jack Nicklaus and Gil Hanse talk about growing the game and the Olympics; Donald Trump talks to Alex and Bob about renovating Doral; John Feinstein talks about his new book; Dave Cole and Brian Hauser from Transitions talk about new products and the Transitions Championship as does defending champion Gary Woodland. Transitions is the Official Sponsor of Sightseeing - they announce a new photo contest - www.seemoresights.com
Sean Foley exclusive interview with Bob; Ken Kennerly, Executive Director of the Honda Classic; Russ Evans, radio voice of the Honda Classic; Alex explains his side of the story; news and notes
The Accenture Match Play Championship. Bob and Alex break down the brackets and matches and give their predictions for the final outcome. The feature interview is Gary Beckner, Senior Director, Global Event Marketing. Rewind, News and Notes, Steve Stricker interview and more.
On the schedule: Transitions Championship Kevin Krisle; Cross Golf Appearal; Tip Tee Toe ladies golf shoes; Elissa Gaudet and her new book, Two Good Rounds; plus the ongoing discussion regarding Tiger; Phil's win; Els for Autism Challenge; and preview of the Accenture Match Play Championship.
Special guests are Transitons Optical GM Brain Hauser, Gary Woodland, Butch Harmon talks about his new teaching DVD, belly putters - hot button issue with Alex and Bob; News and Notes and Around the World of Golf including the ATT Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
Guests this week - Billy Casper, the St. Andrews Golf Festival execs, and BR Koenahmann from Bandon Dunes. Alex and Bob talk sand storms in Qatar, John Daly, the Waste Management Phoenix Open and the upcoming Accenture Match Play Championship.
There's a lot of new and different golf related items at the PGA Merchandise Show - New Transitons Sunwear technology; find your local course weather report at golfweather.com; Chip Beck has a teaching aide, Grip Guides; Dave Pelz talks putting; and see what SNAG is all about. Jaime Diaz - well he's won a nice award and talks Tiger.
Aloha and Mahalo - Bob and Alex talk all things PGA TOUR and the start of the season. Interviews with Mark Rolfing, Steve Stricker, Tom Pernice, Eric Compton and Commissioner Tim Finchem. Kevin Kashiwai from the Klipper course, Aston Hotels Shari Chang and PING's John Solheim are also on the show
It's the Hyundai Tournament of Champions - first event of the 2012 PGA TOUR season. Bob and Alex talk about all the events and happenings of this event, including the fabulous dinner Hyundai hosted for the media.
The final GRILL ROOM show of the 2011 season is a Best Of show. Interview guests are: Tom Watson, Russ Cochran; The Morning Drive hosts with Alex; Herb Kohler; John Feinstein and his thoughts on changing the FedEx Cup format; Aussie great Peter Thompson from the Presidents Cup; Scott Hoch now on the Champions Tour rounds out the show
Alex and Bob give you a Best of The GRILL ROOM show this week during the holiday season. On tap for this week: Dave Stockton Jr talks putting; Adam Schupak and Deane Beamon talk about their book, Golf's Driving Force; Sports vision specialist Dr Larry Lampert talks about the importance of good eye care; David Ledbetter; NBC's Gary Koch talks about his role; and Charlie Epps has insight about golf in South America and Kenny Perry offers a putting tip.
It's the last Live show of 2011 - Bob and Alex wrap up a lot of topics - Player of the Year on all 3 tours, a look into 2012 - who might do well and why along with a lot of interesting topics in News and Notes
Bob and Alex talk Tiger; Sean Foley drops in for a chat about his players including Tiger Woods; other topics include World Golf Rankings, PGA TOUR Q School and Rupert Bell talks about the Dubai World Championship.
Bob and Alex discuss Q-School; The World Cup; Rupert Bell brings us up to date with the European Tour; finishing with thoughts about the Chevron World Challenge. Sponsors are Transitions Lenses, Ion Loop, and Rocket Tour Golf.
Bob welcomes the listeners to The Best of Show featuring some of our favorite segments and interviews from 2011.
Bob and Alex analyze and comment on the Presidents Cup matches. They also talk to Australia legend Peter Thompson and to Jack Newton. Love the Aussie music
While Bob and Alex travel to The Land Down Under we bring you a selection from The Best of The GRILL ROOM in 2011.
Alex in Shanghai, the Shell Houston Open, Jay Randolph Jr and his St. Louis Cardinals, Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite at UT presentation, News and Notes, Around the World of Golf
This week Alex and Bob talk about the top 125 on the money list, about why they think the TOUR has delayed the vote for Player of the Year, we hear from Tony Ruggiero on what's the best way to stay in golf shape in the off season, then on to News and Notes and of course Around the World of Golf
The last week of the PGA TOUR season - hard to believe, but it's here - that doesn't mean no more golf and Bob and Alex will cover it all.
There's a lot going on this week starting with a look back at Bryce Molder's win at Frys.com...and how old is too old? Mickelson and Stricker tell us. Peter Senior talks about his success on the Champions Tour and Alex and Bob discover they have differing opinions about the belly putter. Scott Hoch drops in, the McGladdery Classic is discusssed and there's plenty of Tiger Talk.