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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.

    Lee Trevino - Tales of The Open

    Lee Trevino - 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 two-time Champion Golfer, and one of the most popular players in golfing history, Lee Trevino.

    The Merry Mex, as he became known, is one of golf's greatest talents. From a remarkable upbringing to six major championship titles, it is perhaps Trevino's unique personality and character, as well as his exceptional talent, that endeared him to the golfing world.

    Narrator Shane O'Donoghue takes us back to Trevino's two Open Championship victories, as we hear from the charismatic Trevino as to why The Open is so special to him in this Original Documentary from The Open.

    • 49 min
    The Story of 1977 - Original Documentary

    The Story of 1977 - Original Documentary

    The Open has had many great moments, great contests and great battles, but arguably the finest of all, and one of the finest duels in golf and in sport, came in 1977.

    This week on The Open Podcasts is The Story of 1977, an Original Documentary episode focusing on Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus' Duel in The Sun in The 106th Open Championship at Turnberry.

    Told through the perspectives of Watson and Nicklaus, relive The Duel in The Sun and the drama that came with it in this special documentary. Narrated by Erik Anders Lang, and with the thoughts of Jim Nantz and Sir Michael Bonallack among many others, The Story of 1977 brings back to life one of the greatest Opens in history, 43 years on.

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

    • 47 min
    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

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