It’s a point of view from a different clubhouse. Go beyond scores and highlights to discuss the game of golf like never before. Professional golfers Will Lowery and Doug Smith provide honest and candid discussions on hot-button topics inside and outside the world of golf, plus interview celebrities, athletes and golf influencers about what drives their passion for this great game and how to move it forward.
Former Pro Golfer Jim Thorpe
Former Pro Golfer Jim Thorpe joined Will Lowery and Doug Smith for the finale of season 1 of the Beyond the Fairway Podcast. Mr. Thorpe shared what it was like growing up in a big family, life as a person of color on the PGA Tour in the 70s and 80s, why there aren’t as many African americans on tour as there were when he played, and much more! Plus Will and Doug pick their favorite Shank of the year. Beyond the Fairway will return in March of 2022.
NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace
NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace joined Will Lowery and Doug Smith to break down his first Cup Series Win, how he got into racing, what NASCAR and golf can learn from one another, and much more! Plus Will’s heart can’t go through another Tiger comeback.
3-Time World Series Champion Jon Lester
3-Time World Series Champion and 5-time MLB All Star Jon Lester joined Will Lowery and Doug Smith to discuss finding time to golf during the baseball season, battling the yips, buying the city of Chicago a beer and much more!
From Steph Curry to Michael Pena, in this week's episode, hear some of the best stories from our guests on how they got sucked into this crazy game of golf. Steph Curry (00:46), Andre Iguodala (2:33), Vince Carter (05:40), Macklemore (6:57), Michael Pena (8:32), Kira K. Dixon (10:41), Michael Smith (12:34), Kathryn Tappen (15:08), Kyle Rudolph (17:36), Jerome Bettis (18:41), and Michael Strahan (21:33) all share their story. Plus Doug and Will tell us how they got into the game.
Actor Jesse Lee Soffer
Actor Jesse Lee Soffer, known for his role as Detective Jay Halstead on NBC’s police drama Chicago P.D., joined Will Lowery and Doug Smith to discuss the similarities between acting and golf, how he got into the game, discovers Will hits cross handed, and much more! Plus Will is upset with his latest Waffle House visit and Doug has a tough day on the links…
Golf Legend, 10-time major champion and 8-time player of the year Annika Sörenstam joined Will Lowery and Doug Smith to discuss the state of the women’s game, how she would fare against today’s stars, passion for the culinary arts, and much more!
An informative and good interview w/ Cam Champ. Rooting for him to someday win a major. Keep up the great shows. Thanks
Fun and fresh
Will and Doug are the best! This podcast is the perfect combination of golf, current affairs, and quirky fun.
Everyone knows the only thing that matters in golf is how much you love the game. These guys love the game.