85 episodes

Weekly podcast with interesting people from the golf world, ranging from professionals, coaches, TV personalities, golf experts, amateur golf personalities and enthusiasts, just interesting people that we want to talk to.

The Golf Podcast | Live Hosted by: Michael Bleackley and Rafael Kalamat.

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Weekly podcast with interesting people from the golf world, ranging from professionals, coaches, TV personalities, golf experts, amateur golf personalities and enthusiasts, just interesting people that we want to talk to.

    EP 086: TGP Live With Author Bob Harig and Score Golf's Rick Young

    EP 086: TGP Live With Author Bob Harig and Score Golf's Rick Young

    Today Raf and Mike host back to back guests, starting with acclaimed author, Bob Harig. Bob has been an ESPN and Sports Illustrated contributor for many years, recently releasing a new book titled:
    Drive: The Lasting Legacy of Tiger Woods -- Bob has cover Tiger for decades, his new book provided greater detail of Tiger's career path than the average person could ever know.

    Our second guest is Canada's Rick Young, a Score Golf contributor and one our countries top golf journalists, he provides a wonderful perspective on the business of golf.
    Rick just returned from his 27th attendance of the PGA Show in Orlando and shares his experience and thoughts of what to expect in the golf industry this year.
    We talk about golf in Canada, the 2024 Presidents Cup and which Canadian golfer may break through in the majors next.

    Find Bob Harig:
    X: https://twitter.com/BobHarig
    Buy his book: https://www.amazon.com/Drive-Lasting-Legacy-Tiger-Woods/dp/1250288754

    Find Rick Young:
    Score Golf: https://scoregolf.com/author/rick-young-4/
    X: https://twitter.com/YoungerGolf
    Score Golf:  @SCOREGolf 

    The Golf Podcast Live:
    Website: https://thegolfpodcast.live/

    Social Media:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thegolfpodcast.live/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/GolfPodcastLive
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheGolfPodcastLive

    Podcast Platforms:
    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-golf-podcast-live/id1599657085
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1cqjoLmonVcUIlQQJBWvEt?si=d0e8cc92211b4146

    TGP Merchandise Link
    https://tgpl.creator-spring.com/

    TGP Membership & Marketing Link
    https://www.patreon.com/TheGolfPodcastLive/membership

    TGP Partner Links
    ECS Inc.https://ecsagency.com/
    Castilla Roofing: https://castillaroofing.us/

    • 44 min
    EP 085: TGP Live With John Cook - PGA and Champions Tour Veteran

    EP 085: TGP Live With John Cook - PGA and Champions Tour Veteran

    This week Raf and Mike host PGA Tour alumni John Cook.

    John has racked up 11 PGA wins, 10 Champions Tour wins and several others including a US Amateur Championship.

    John shares his insights on the recent win my amateur Nick Dunlap at the American Express Championship in La Quinta, California, as well the state of golf these days, don't miss John's recollection of his first lesson with the late and great Ken Venturi.

    Expect to hear and see John broadcasting on the Champions Tour, PGA and NCAA events in 2024.

    The Golf Podcast Live:
    Website: https://thegolfpodcast.live/

    Social Media:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thegolfpodcast.live/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/GolfPodcastLive
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheGolfPodcastLive

    Podcast Platforms:
    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-golf-podcast-live/id1599657085
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1cqjoLmonVcUIlQQJBWvEt?si=d0e8cc92211b4146

    TGP Merchandise Link
    https://tgpl.creator-spring.com/

    TGP Membership & Marketing Link
    https://www.patreon.com/TheGolfPodcastLive/membershipTGP Partner LinksECS Inc.https://ecsagency.com/Castilla Roofing: https://castillaroofing.us/

    • 31 min
    EEP 084: The Golf Podcast | Live With Len Mattiace | PGA Tour Veteran

    EEP 084: The Golf Podcast | Live With Len Mattiace | PGA Tour Veteran

    Today's episode, Raf and Mike host two time PGA Tour winner Len Mattiace to talk about his latest charitable endeavours, his plans for the Champions Tour and we have some fun and chat about Donald Trump's potential pick for VP, Len's answer may come as a surprise.

    Find Len:
    Website: https://www.lenmattiace.com/
    X: https://twitter.com/LenMattiace
    The Golf Podcast Live:
    Website: https://thegolfpodcast.live/

    Social Media:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thegolfpodcast.live/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/GolfPodcastLive
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheGolfPodcastLive

    Podcast Platforms:
    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-golf-podcast-live/id1599657085
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1cqjoLmonVcUIlQQJBWvEt?si=d0e8cc92211b4146

    TGP Merchandise Link
    https://tgpl.creator-spring.com/

    TGP Membership & Marketing Link
    https://www.patreon.com/TheGolfPodcastLive/membershipTGP Partner LinksECS Inc.https://ecsagency.com/Castilla Roofing: https://castillaroofing.us/

    • 14 min
    EP 083 With Kevin Blue | Chief Sports Officer of Golf Canada

    EP 083 With Kevin Blue | Chief Sports Officer of Golf Canada

    The Golf Podcast | Live



    Today our hosts Raf and Mike speak to Kevin Blue, he is the Chief Sports Officer of Golf Canada and all around great guy.

    Kevin share his insights into the RBC Canadian Open event along with enhancements to the host venue, Hamilton Golf & Country Club. As well the many initiatives Golf Canada is working on to grow the game in Canada.



    Canada is the 3rd largest golf community in the world, Golf Canada puts tremendous efforts into our sport including junior programs such as The First Tee, Youth On Course and the Junior Skills Challenge. Programs like these make the game accessible to anyone who shows interest.



    Topics covered:

    RBC Canadian Open (past and future), locations, past champions, etc.

    NIL - Name, Image and Likeness compensation for amateurs.

    Ball Rollback by the USGA and RandA

    #mygolfyear marketing plan bby Golf Canada



    Find Kevin online:

    https://www.golfcanada.ca/articles/kevin-blue-named-chief-sport-officer-golf-canada/

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinblue/?originalSubdomain=ca



    The Golf Podcast Live:

    Website: https://thegolfpodcast.live/



    Social Media:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thegolfpodcast.live/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/GolfPodcastLive

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheGolfPodcastLive



    Podcast Platforms:

    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-golf-podcast-live/id1599657085

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1cqjoLmonVcUIlQQJBWvEt?si=d0e8cc92211b4146



    TGP Merchandise Link

    https://tgpl.creator-spring.com/



    TGP Membership & Marketing Link

    https://www.patreon.com/TheGolfPodcastLive/membership

    • 37 min
    EP 082 With Alan Shipnuck - Founder Of The Firepit Collective

    EP 082 With Alan Shipnuck - Founder Of The Firepit Collective

    Today Raf and Mike host famed golf writer Alan Shipnuck to discuss his new book: LIV and Let Die. No this is not a James Bond movie, rather a deep dive into the LIV/PGA Tour controversy. Alan is also one of the founders of The Firepit Collective.



    Alan uncovers many secrets surrounding the most controversial scenario in all of sports. The book is littered with history and insight into backroom discussions about LIV, the PGA Tour and the framework agreement we have all heard of.



    It's a great read and Alan is a fantastic storyteller. He's one of golf's most respected writers.



    Hope you enjoy the podcast as much as we enjoyed speaking to Alan.



    Here's Alan's links:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlanShipnuck

    Publisher: https://www.simonandschuster.com/authors/Alan-Shipnuck/1785278

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alanshipnuck

    Firepit Collective: https://firepitcollective.com/



    The Golf Podcast Live:

    Website: https://thegolfpodcast.live/



    Social Media:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thegolfpodcast.live/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/GolfPodcastLive

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheGolfPodcastLive



    Podcast Platforms:

    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-golf-podcast-live/id1599657085

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1cqjoLmonVcUIlQQJBWvEt?si=d0e8cc92211b4146



    TGP Merchandise Link

    https://tgpl.creator-spring.com/



    TGP Membership & Marketing Link

    https://www.patreon.com/TheGolfPodcastLive/membership

    • 38 min
    TGP | Live With PGA Tour Veteran Greg Chalmers

    TGP | Live With PGA Tour Veteran Greg Chalmers

    Today Raf and Mike speak with Australian professional golfer Greg Chalmers. Greg has won 11 tournaments globally, including the 2016 PGA Tour Barracuda Championship, the Australian Open and PGA Championship (twice), the Korn Ferry's 2005 Albertson's Boise Open and 2008 Henrico County Open and several others.

    We recap the 2023 Ryder Cup and dive into Greg's upcoming Champions Tour debut.

    Greg shares a funny story about his 2001 Masters Tournament.

    Greg's Links:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/GregChalmersPGA
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gregchalmers1973/
    Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Chalmers

    MAXimum Chances (charity)
    Website: https://maximumchances.org/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MAXimumChances/
    Youtube:  @maximumchances5634 

    The Golf Podcast Live:
    Website: https://thegolfpodcast.live/

    Social Media:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thegolfpodcast.live/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/GolfPodcastLive
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheGolfPodcastLive

    Podcast Platforms:
    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-golf-podcast-live/id1599657085
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1cqjoLmonVcUIlQQJBWvEt?si=d0e8cc92211b4146

    TGP Merchandise Link
    https://tgpl.creator-spring.com/

    TGP Membership & Marketing Link
    https://www.patreon.com/TheGolfPodcastLive/membership

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Man_do ,

Normal guys taking golf

Feels like hanging with my friends talking about our shared obsession while my wife laughs and calls is geeks!
Proud to be a golf geek, and proud to golf with some really great guys…even if they always take my money! Totally worth listening!

Mrs. Bozzer ,

LOVE THIS PODCAST

These guys really know their stuff!

kellerkeller91 ,

Awesome Podcast

Great listen, Mike and Raf bring some great guests on and have some great insight on the games latest news and trends. Worth a listen!

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