In the Feed the Ball podcast, writer Derek Duncan discusses golf course design, architecture and the contemporary culture of golf with golf course architects and other luminaries of the game.
Episode 75: Troy Miller
Designer Troy Miller worked for Landmark Land Co. for a decade, building golf courses around North America, before leaving the company to settle down in his hometown of Charleston, SC. The move put him in a unique position to do something he’d first envisioned years before: help the city rebuild the popular but dated municipal…Read More Read More
Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 16, ft. Tom Lehman
PGA Tour and current PGA Champions tour player Tom Lehman, winner of the 1996 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Anne’s, has seamlessly managed to maintain an elite game while developing a golf course design outlook that almost entirely eschews consideration of elite players. Lehman stops by the Salon to speak with Golf Digest…Read More Read More
Episode 74: David Kahn
In a limited amount of original work, David Kahn has proven to be one of the most creative, courageous and expressionistic golf course architects working today. Along with partner Tim Jackson, the other half of Jackson Kahn Design, he’s reimagined the shaping and visage of the historic Dunes Course at Monterey Peninsula Country Club, built…Read More Read More
Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 15, ft. Ian Andrew
Canadian designer Ian Andrew, Feed the Ball guest from Episode 14, is back to visit with Derek Duncan and Jim Urbina. The conversation turns to topics of: –Choose Your Own Adventure golf architecture; –The satisfactions of playing “unknown” courses; –Golf as an emotional experience; –The importance of “compression and release” in design; –Creativity beginning with…Read More Read More
Episode 73: Larry Lambrecht
Larry Lambrecht has been one of golf’s most prolific and talented photographers for over 30 years. He’s shot golf courses and tournaments, as well as Super Bowls, World Series and other major sporting events, for virtually ever major publication. He’s also published a number of books and club histories along with his course photography, including,…Read More Read More
Feed the Ball Salon Vol. 14, ft. Forrest Richardson
Golf course architect Forrest Richardson was elected in 2020 to be the 75th president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, a chair that’s been held by such notable designers as Stanley Thompson, Robert Trent Jones, William Langford (twice), Rees Jones, Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Alice Dye, Jeff Brauer and Steve Smyers. He joins…Read More Read More
First Rate Podcast
Great content, in a conversational format with deep dives featuring some of the leading architects in the game. They strike a great balance between speaking about the profession in technical terms and striving to keep the subject matter accessible for the layman.
Time spent listening to these episodes will really enrich your experience on your home golf course, while inspiring the wanderlust required to visit some of the great courses covered in their discussions.
Listening to Feed the Ball is time well spent.
Really appreciate this excellent podcast
Best golf architecture podcast out there!
Love the content guys!!!!!