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CBS Sports senior golf writer Kyle Porter and CBS Sports golf analyst Mark Immelman take you inside the ropes of the golf world, on the PGA Tour and beyond. Tournament previews and picks, deep dives into the players and storylines that matter in the sport of golf.

The First Cut with Kyle Porter CBS Sports

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CBS Sports senior golf writer Kyle Porter and CBS Sports golf analyst Mark Immelman take you inside the ropes of the golf world, on the PGA Tour and beyond. Tournament previews and picks, deep dives into the players and storylines that matter in the sport of golf.

    Chatting with golf executives at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show

    Chatting with golf executives at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show

    In this episode Kyle Porter talks with leaders in golf industry at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show.

    Jonathan Wride, CEO of Supreme Golf (1:01)

    Dolf Berle, CEO of Top Golf (9:27)

    Andy Bell, President and CEO of Jones Global Sports (17:08)

    Dave Neville, Sr. Director, Brand & Product Management at Callaway Golf (27:21)

    Dan Murphy, President & CEO of Bridgestone Golf (35:21)

    Klaus Eldrup-Jorgensen, CEO of Trackman (42:28)

    Henri Johnson, Founder & CEO of FlightScope (39:43)
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    Tiger talks ‘Mamba Mentality’, Marc Leishman wins at Torrey Pines

    Tiger talks ‘Mamba Mentality’, Marc Leishman wins at Torrey Pines

    Rick Gehman, Kyle Porter and Mark Immelman breakdown what you need to know after a somber Sunday at the Farmers Insurance Open. The First Cut crew starts the podcast by reflecting on the death of Kobe Bryant and what impact he had on Tiger Woods and some of golf’s biggest stars (2:30). Marc Leishman was able to find success at Torrey Pines after going low on Sunday with an impressive 7-under 65 (11:40). Jon Rahm’s bid at a 4th career PGA Tour victory fell short after a 2-under 70 on Sunday left him 1-stroke shy of forcing a playoff (17:10). Tiger Woods missed his chance to obtain a record-breaking 83rd PGA Tour win, what can we takeaway from Big Cat’s final round (22:20)? Rory McIlroy was another player to falter on Sunday after starting his final round 3-over through his first 4 holes (26:10). After the break, the crew talks their ATROCIOUS One and Done picks from Torrey Pines (35:10). Finally the crew hits on some overseas action where Sebastian Soderberg set a new record for fastest round in European Tour history (41:10).
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    • 53 min
    Jim Nantz and Michael Breed Join the Pod - 2020 PGA Merchandise Show (1/23)

    Jim Nantz and Michael Breed Join the Pod - 2020 PGA Merchandise Show (1/23)

    Kyle Porter is on the floor at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show. The First Cut will bring you interviews with some of the game’s biggest influencers and leaders across the next week. In this episode, we talk to CBS Sports Lead Play-by-Play Announcer Jim Nantz (1:26). After the break Kyle Porter catches up with renowned instructor Michael Breed (11:00). Breed is the newly announced host of "Course Record with Michael Breed," a weekly show discussing the latest in golf, which debuts January 27 at 11 AM ET. 
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    Previewing Tiger’s 2020 Debut with Frank Nobilo - Live at the Merch Show! (1/22)

    Previewing Tiger’s 2020 Debut with Frank Nobilo - Live at the Merch Show! (1/22)

    Kyle Porter and Mark Immelman are on the scene at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show. They’re breaking down action from the show floor and looking ahead to this week’s tournament at Torrey Pines. Mark and Kyle also dive deep into whether or not Collin Morikawa is a better ball-striker than Tiger Woods. Kyle is also hitting the show floor to tell the world that will be holding onto his Jordan Spieth stock ahead of the Texan’s 2020 debut. Finally Frank Nobilo joins the show to preview this week’s action in La Jolla where he will be on the call for the CBS Sports broadcast team along with our own Mark Immelman.
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    • 52 min
    Farmers Insurance Open Preview - Picks, Betting and DFS (1/21)

    Farmers Insurance Open Preview - Picks, Betting and DFS (1/21)

    Tiger Woods is set to make his 2020 calendar year debut at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, CA. Rick Gehman and Greg Ducharme are here on the First Cut to breakdown what you need to know about this week’s tournament. How should you factor in course setup and weather for the week (6:10)? Our intrepid duo runs through all the info you need before locking in those DFS lineups (15:00). Stick around for some One and Done advice (52:40) along with betting picks for this week’s tournament at Torrey Pines.

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    Andrew Landry wins The American Express, Lee Westwood victorious in Abu Dhabi (1/19)

    Andrew Landry wins The American Express, Lee Westwood victorious in Abu Dhabi (1/19)

    Andrew Landry notched his 2nd career PGA Tour victory on Sunday after going low at The American Express in La Quinta, CA (1:00). The First Cut crew breaks down the win along with what happened to Rickie Fowler (12:10), Abraham Ancer (18:50) and Scottie Scheffler (25:10). Meanwhile, in the Middle East, Lee Westwood wrapped up his 25th career European Tour victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Mark, Kyle and Greg tell you what makes the Englishman’s victory so special (35:00). Brooks Koepka was also in the field making his first start in 2020. How well did he perform in his return from offseason knee surgery (41:00)? How about a third notable tournament victory! Matt Kuchar outlasted Justin Rose, Jazz Janewattananond and Henrik Stenson to notch a win on the Asian Tour at the Singapore Open (47:20). 

    Stay tuned to The First Cut for coverage of next week's Farmers Insurance open at Torrey Pines. We’ll also be on the scene at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando bringing you interviews and analysis from the floor of golf’s largest trade show!
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Customer Reviews

Evan Scrimshaw ,

What a Podcast

Always glad to see Rick get some shine

cpenderg ,

Good but

Seriously need to get rid of Greg...he is so vanilla and offers no takes other than being diplomatic. He brings the flavour of the podcast way down and makes it bland. The other boys are great and have such interesting takes.

Burtoniers meats ,

RickRunGood

Rick is awesome and look forward to hearing his voice on this podcast!

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