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Welcome to The Open Podcasts, the home for golf's greatest stories and documentaries from golf's original major.

From feature length documentary episodes telling some of the most incredible stories in sport, to relaxed chats with some of golf's biggest stars, there is something for everyone with The Open Podcasts.

Be sure to subscribe to never miss an episode. You can also stay in touch with The Open via our website and social channels, and you can email us at podcasts@theopen.com.

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Welcome to The Open Podcasts, the home for golf's greatest stories and documentaries from golf's original major.

From feature length documentary episodes telling some of the most incredible stories in sport, to relaxed chats with some of golf's biggest stars, there is something for everyone with The Open Podcasts.

Be sure to subscribe to never miss an episode. You can also stay in touch with The Open via our website and social channels, and you can email us at podcasts@theopen.com.

    Bill Rogers - Tales of The Open

    Bill Rogers - Tales of The Open

    Telling some of the greatest stories in golf and in sports with ten new Original Documentaries. This week on The Open Podcasts is the story of 1981 Champion Golfer Bill Rogers, in the fourth edition of Tales of The Open.

    A proud Open Champion who took home the Claret Jug at Royal St George's during an iconic season in 1981, Bill Rogers' story and the friendships he made in professional golf are both unique and inspiring to this day.

    Narrator Shane O'Donoghue takes us back to Rogers' Open Championship triumph, as we hear from the 1981 Champion Golfer of The Year as to why The Open is so special to him in this Original Documentary from The Open.

    • 50 min
    Chris Wood - Tales of The Open

    Chris Wood - Tales of The Open

    Telling some of the greatest stories in golf and in sports with ten new Original Documentaries. This week on The Open Podcasts is the story of Chris Wood, in the latest episode of Tales of The Open.

    In 2008 and 2009, Chris Wood took the golfing world by storm, going from an unheralded amateur to competing for golf's original major twice before the age of 22. Having played in the Ryder Cup since, Wood has never held the Claret Jug, as the first time he does he wants to be able to keep it for a year.

    Narrator Shane O'Donoghue guides us through the 137th and 138th Opens, as the inspiring sporting story of Chris Wood's rapid rise came so close to ending in Open Championship glory.

    • 45 min
    The Story of 2007 - Original Documentary

    The Story of 2007 - Original Documentary

    This week on The Open Podcasts is The Story of 2007, an Original Documentary episode focusing on Padraig Harrington, Sergio Garcia and the dramatic finish of The 136th Open Championship at Carnoustie.

    Told through the perspectives of Harrington and Garcia, as well as journalists, caddies, commentators and many others, The Story of 2007 will cover all the ups, downs, thrills and spills from one of the most memorable tussles in Open Championship history.

    This episode has been a co-production from The R&A and IMG.

    • 42 min
    Michael Campbell - Tales of The Open

    Michael Campbell - Tales of The Open

    Telling some of the greatest stories in golf and in sports with ten new Original Documentaries. This week on The Open Podcasts is the inspiring story of Michael Campbell, in the second episode of Tales of The Open.

    An amazing character who has blazed a trail for New Zealand and for the Maori community, Michael Campbell came so close to winning an Open Championship, and cultivated a wonderful relationship with the home of golf in St Andrews.

    Narrator Shane O'Donoghue takes us on a journey through Campbell's remarkable run at The 124th Open at St Andrews, and how a series of astonishing events from that day led to an incredible feat 10 years later.

    • 53 min
    Gary Evans - Tales of The Open

    Gary Evans - Tales of The Open

    Telling some of the greatest stories in golf and in sports with ten new Original Documentaries. This week on The Open Podcasts is the remarkable story of Gary Evans, in the first edition of Tales of The Open.

    A player with immense talent, Evans never won a professional tournament on the European Tour. Despite this, he is responsible for one of golf's greatest rollercoaster rides, and one of the most incredible rounds in the history of major championship golf.

    Told through Evans’ perspective, narrator Shane O'Donoghue takes us on a journey through the Englishman's dramatic career in The Open, and how Evans came so close to producing an all-time triumph at The 131st Open Championship at Muirfield.

    • 59 min
    The Story of 2009 - Original Documentary

    The Story of 2009 - Original Documentary

    The Open Podcasts are back with the first of 10 new golf documentaries, telling some of the greatest stories in golf and in sports.

    This week is The Story of 2009, an Original Documentary episode focusing on Stewart Cink, Tom Watson and the incredibly exciting and dramatic events of The 138th Open Championship at Turnberry.

    Told through the perspectives of Cink, Watson, Jack Nicklaus, Lee Westwood, Ross Fisher and many others, alongside narration from presenter of BBC golf Hazel Irvine, The Story of 2009 will take you on a journey through all of the twists, turns and drama from one of the greatest Opens in history.

    This episode has been a co-production from The R&A and IMG.

    • 54 min

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