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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, Alex Myers, and Keely Levins 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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    • 4.2 • 27 Ratings

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, Alex Myers, and Keely Levins 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.

    Where golf's civil war goes from here

    Where golf's civil war goes from here

    Let's explore the origins of the PGA Tour-LIV Golf rivalry, as well as the turbulent present to help understand how the situation could resolve, and why it might not anytime soon.

    • 33 min
    A crash course golf overhaul that actually worked

    A crash course golf overhaul that actually worked

    Can a 40-year-old golfer really overhaul his golf game in just 12 weeks? That's what we set out to learn.

    • 34 min
    Golf’s holy land: A way-too-brief history of the Old Course

    Golf’s holy land: A way-too-brief history of the Old Course

    We look at everything that makes the Old Course so vital to the game's identity, and why the Open Championship there this week comes at a fractious but opportune moment.

    • 35 min
    Golf's major dilemma

    Golf's major dilemma

    Golf's major championships are when the stakes are highest, but the downside of putting so much emphasis on four weeks a year is it risks undermining the rest of the golf calendar.

    • 32 min
    The Ultimate Cinderella Story: U.S. Open qualifiers and the impossible dream

    The Ultimate Cinderella Story: U.S. Open qualifiers and the impossible dream

    Dan Rapaport examines the U.S. Open qualifying process, explains why it remains one of golf’s most intriguing opportunities, and dives into some of the incredible tales that arise out of it every year.

    • 26 min
    Game Changer: How a 50-year-old law changed women's golf forever

    Game Changer: How a 50-year-old law changed women's golf forever

    On the eve of the U.S. Women's Open, Keely Levins examines what the golf landscape was like for women before Title IX, and the myriad ways it's been reshaped in the decades since.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

MattD15 ,

Volume

Is this podcast recorded on the lowest possible volume setting? I always have to crank up the volume on my player to hear anything...

DoubleJ1001! ,

Stop the music!

Good show, like the content, but does there have to background music on all the time?? I’m done w it I think, just annoying.

Golfing Jonny ,

Bookmarks

Wish they’d bookmark the podcast like Bill Simmons does. Bit of a pain to try to fast forward and find a particular topic or interview of interest

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