The Wednesday Match Play Podcast is your weekly connection to the biggest and best brands in golf. On this show you will learn more about the latest golf fashion trends, hear from LPGA and PGA TOUR players and get advice on planning your next golf getaway and more. Each week, The Wednesday Match Play Podcast features one guest who answers questions related to their area of expertise. The Wednesday Match Play Podcast is hosted by Ricky Potts, membership director, The Fountaingrove Club. Check out rickyleepotts.com/podcast for more details. This show is part of the Golf Radio Network. Learn more at http://golfradionetwork.com.
Chris Mellow, Good Walk Coffee Company | Episode No. 218
They say golf is a good walk spoiled. While on that walk, might as well grab a cup of coffee. How does a cup from Good Walk Coffee Company sound? Wait until you hear the names of their different coffees! On this episode of The Wednesday Match Play Podcast presented by MemberText you will hear more about their direct to consumer model, the quality of these beans, their connection to Dogleg Brewing Company and their stance on ready to drink cans of coffee. Chris also talks about their story and where you can learn more. I am just so impressed by this company. Oh, and wait until he tells you about the grounds crew. Get it? Let's tee off.
Joe Michalek, The Clover Whiskey | Episode No. 217
The Bobby Jones Clover Whiskey Collection features single barrel, straight whiskey distilled with excellence and integrity. In honor of golf's greatest gentleman and champion. On this episode of The Wednesday Match Play Podcast presented by MemberText Joe Michalek shares more about the history of this company, his role in the first legal distillery in the state of North Carolina, the differences between the 3 bottles in the collection and where you can order this fine spirit. He also talks about Bobby's favorite drink, discusses The Clover Club and the process to getting The Clover Whiskey behind your bar. This was a fantastic discussion and I enjoyed having Joe on the show. Let's raise a glass!
Ron Rutland, The Longest Hole: Golfing Across Mongolia | Episode No. 216
Dubbed a par 14,000, it took Adam and Ron 82 days and 1,100 miles to play the longest hole of golf ever played. On this episode of The Wednesday Match Play Podcast presented by MemberText Ron Rutland joins me from South Africa to share his side of this record setting journey. We talked about trip planning, all the different people they met along the way, the weather they experienced and where folks at home can watch the documentary. Ron also talks about a nomadic dog that joined them on their journey and plans for their next adventure. This was such an inspiring discussion and is a pleasure getting to know more about this trp and this documentary. Let's tee off.
Graham Park, GOLF'S GREATEST GAMBLE | Episode No. 215
Graham Park is a former member at Royal Birkdale Golf Club, home of the 1965 Ryder Cup. Graham's was the sole sponsor of that event. It is quite the gamble to sponsor the Ryder Cup! Hence the name of Graham's book "GOLF'S GREATEST GAMBLE". On this episode of The Wednesday Match Play Podcast presented by MemberText Graham will talk about his tenure at Royal Birkdale, his time as a police officer, what it means to sponsor a golf tournament, his connection to Herb Graffis and the process to edit a book coming in at 66,000 words! Graham also talks about a connection to Bobby Jones. This was a historical conversation and I am honored to have Graham on this show. Let's tee off.
Mike Orloff, Golf Industry Central | Episode No. 214
Mike Orloff runs Golf Industry Central, an online resource center for the Australiasia golf industry. On this episode of The Wednesday Match Play Podcast presented by MemberText he talks about Mike's Space, a business directory on the website, his time as a GM, an overview of GICTV and his Tiger Woods/Fullerton, CA connection. He also talks about the impact of COVID-19 and his journey to Australia. Oh, and Mike likes gin. No wonder we get along! Jason Day. Adam Scott. Greg Norman. Who is Mike’s favorite Australian golfer? This was a really fun discussion and I am honored to have Mike on the show. Let's tee off.
Luke Elvy, Golf Broadcaster | Episode No. 213
Originally from Australia, Luke Elvy has spent 3 decades broadcasting. He has worked for FOX Sports, CBS, PGA TOUR Entertainment and more. He is also the official voice of PGA TOUR 2K21, a new video game I can't stop playing! On this episode of The Wednesday Match Play Podcast presented by MemberText Luke will talk about his career, his time at Augusta National calling The Masters, his work on PGA TOUR Radio, his connection to aboutGolf, and his work on various Ryder Cups and Presidents Cups. He also talks about his time in the booth with Jim Nantz and what it was like working with Rich Beem on PGA TOUR 2K21. This was a thrilling conversation and I am honored to have Luke on the show. Let's tee off.
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This is a very good podcast, really informative on golf topics and others as well. Ricky asks the questions that we as listeners want to hear the answer to! Keep up the great work!
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Enjoying this podcast more and more. Always a quality guest lineup and Ricky leads them into entertaining conversation with his interview style.