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The best golf stories have multiple layers to them. In each episode, Local Knowledge dives deep into a subject golfers want to know about, whether it’s about the game they play, the competition at the highest level, or the surprising ways golf factors into larger conversations throughout society. Hosts Daniel Rapaport and Alex Myers weave together original interviews, Golf Digest reporting, and additional elements to tell the type of compelling stories that have been a Golf Digest staple for decades.

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The best golf stories have multiple layers to them. In each episode, Local Knowledge dives deep into a subject golfers want to know about, whether it’s about the game they play, the competition at the highest level, or the surprising ways golf factors into larger conversations throughout society. Hosts Daniel Rapaport and Alex Myers weave together original interviews, Golf Digest reporting, and additional elements to tell the type of compelling stories that have been a Golf Digest staple for decades.

    Bob May and the curse of the very good golfer

    Bob May and the curse of the very good golfer

    Twenty years after a journeyman golfer named Bob May took Tiger Woods to a playoff in the PGA Championship, he remains a prime example of a golfer who could hang at the highest level only temporarily. We examine the myriad elements that separate players at the height of the sport from those just one tier down, including the club professionals who will share the spotlight with tour pros this week in the PGA.

    • 25 min
    Swing Oil: Does alcohol really help your golf?

    Swing Oil: Does alcohol really help your golf?

    Golf's relationship with alcohol has always been layered, especially considering that some players profess drinking to have a positive impact on their performance. In consulting experts and everyday players, Local Knowledge sheds new light on the question of whether alcohol helps or hurts a golfer's score.

    • 19 min
    Golfing While Black

    Golfing While Black

    Five women joined a golf club outside of York, Pennsylvania, only to have the police summoned to the course by the owner midway through their first round. Their crime, they say, was “golfing while black.” The first episode of Local Knowledge, a new podcast by Golf Digest, tells the story of the Grandview Five, a group of African-American women whose inaugural round at their new club became a reminder of an area—and a game’s—uneven history with race.

    • 31 min
    Introducing: Local Knowledge

    Introducing: Local Knowledge

    Golf Digest’s new podcast, Local Knowledge, will draw on the brand’s strengths as the game’s premier storytellers by producing deep-dive audio programs into specific topics that resonate with golfers.

    • 2 min
    How the Tour is combating the spread of COVID-19, Dustin Johnson’s Travelers victory

    How the Tour is combating the spread of COVID-19, Dustin Johnson’s Travelers victory

    Alex Myers, Sam Weinman and Daniel Rapaport discuss Dustin Johnson’s tremendous weekend in Connecticut, how the PGA Tour has responded to players contracting the virus and why it matters that NBC took back U.S. Open coverage from Fox Sports. Also, WHOOP CEO Will Ahmed joins the show to discuss the recent hype around the product and Nick Watney’s positive COVID-19 test.

    • 55 min
    Sir Nick Faldo, high drama at the RBC Heritage

    Sir Nick Faldo, high drama at the RBC Heritage

    It’s not often that we have a knight on the podcast. Six-time major champion Sir Nick Faldo joins the show to discuss broadcasting PGA events remotely, how these tournaments feel without fans and what his sweater collection is looking like. Also, Alex Myers, Sam Weinman and Daniel Rapaport discuss Webb Simpson’s Father’s Day victory, Nick Watney’s positive COVID-19 test and a remarkable comeback on the Korn Ferry Tour.

    • 1h

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