7 episodes

"FORE the Good of the Game" is a golf-focused podcast that highlights the positive aspects of the game of golf and provides engaging and timeless content for our listeners with two initial themes:1. "Tales from the Tour" - co-hosted by PGA Tour star Bruce Devlin and featuring storytelling with former PGA players from the days when "woods were wood".2. “Golf Travels Around the World” - features useful information for planning your golf travel to the United Kingdom with interviews with prominent Golf Clubs, regional golf organizations, golf travel leaders and other notable influencers of the game in the UK. Join Bruce Devlin and Mike Gonzalez "FORE the Good of the Game."

FORE the Good of the Game Bruce Devlin and Mike Gonzalez

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    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

"FORE the Good of the Game" is a golf-focused podcast that highlights the positive aspects of the game of golf and provides engaging and timeless content for our listeners with two initial themes:1. "Tales from the Tour" - co-hosted by PGA Tour star Bruce Devlin and featuring storytelling with former PGA players from the days when "woods were wood".2. “Golf Travels Around the World” - features useful information for planning your golf travel to the United Kingdom with interviews with prominent Golf Clubs, regional golf organizations, golf travel leaders and other notable influencers of the game in the UK. Join Bruce Devlin and Mike Gonzalez "FORE the Good of the Game."

    Nathaniel Crosby - U.S. Walker Cup Captain

    Nathaniel Crosby - U.S. Walker Cup Captain

    Hear tales from the Crosby "Clambake" featuring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dean Martin (Bruce's long-time partner) and many others. Listen as Nathaniel recalls negotiating with Deane Beman as a teenager, his amateur golf successes, participating in the Masters and Open Championships, playing with Seve on the European Tour and the wonderful history of Hoylake. The  Captain of the 2019 winning U.S. squad and this year's U.S. Walker Cup team Captain tells his story, "FORE the Good of the Game."

    • 58 min
    Steve Elkington - Part 1

    Steve Elkington - Part 1

    Victorious at the 1995 PGA Championship and two-time winner of the Players Championship, Steve Elkington remembers his early days of golf in Wagga Wagga, Australia and those who influenced and mentored him including Alex Mercer, Jackie Burke, Jr. and Bruce Devlin. Included with Elk's recollections of his collegiate successes and PGA Tour wins are terrific stories (Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and more) sure to entertain. Steve Elkington reflects back on his superb PGA career, "FORE the Good of the Game."

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Lanny Wadkins - Part 1

    Lanny Wadkins - Part 1

    Fasten your seatbelts as World Golf Hall of Fame member Lanny Wadkins joins Bruce & Mike for a rollicking ride through his early Amateur career, his first Masters at age 20 playing with Gene Sarazen and his love for the team competitions of golf. Learn about his "Trackman" of the 60's, how Arnie hit into him on the last hole while Lanny was putting for his first win and how he played with a "plan" when leading. Lanny and Bruce reminisce about the Bob Hope Classic and the Crosby Clambake paired with the likes of Telly Savalas and Dean Martin. Lanny Wadkins tells his early story in golf, "FORE the Good of the Game."

    • 1 hr 3 min
    David Graham - Part 1, The Early Years

    David Graham - Part 1, The Early Years

    World Golf Hall of Fame member and two-time major winner, David Graham joins us to reminisce about his early life in Australia leading up to his first U.S. PGA Tour event in 1969. Hear how Bruce Devlin helped him overhaul his golf swing and game, how he "escaped" Tasmania, transitioned from the 1.62" ball to the larger 1.68" American golf ball and how Devlin helped him finally get settled in America. The "Dog" and The "Devil". David Graham shares his early story, "FORE the Good of the Game."

    • 56 min
    The Ben Hogan Foundation - Robert Stennett, CEO

    The Ben Hogan Foundation - Robert Stennett, CEO

    Fascinating Ben Hogan stories are intermixed with information about the great work of the Ben Hogan Foundation honoring his legacy in the world of golf. Bruce & Robert take you on a storytelling journey through the life and times of Ben Hogan as only they witnessed, from practice rounds at the Masters to their recollections of Mr. Hogan at Shady Oaks Country Club. Robert Stennett  tells the story of The Ben Hogan Foundation, "FORE the Good of the Game."

    • 52 min
    Bruce Devlin - Part 1, The Early Years

    Bruce Devlin - Part 1, The Early Years

    Listen as Bruce Devlin recounts his early life and his introduction to golf after his father loses an arm in an auto wreck. From "Master Plumber" to professional golfer in just a few short years, Bruce tells of his Amateur successes and the early shapers of his game from Robert Von Nida to Kel Nagle. Hear about coming to America to take on the U.S. PGA Tour and his  friendships with Hogan, Nicklaus, Palmer and Player, the influence of Mark McCormack on his career and the challenges he faced achieving financial stability in those early days. Bruce Devlin tells his story, "FORE the Good of the Game."

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

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#1

If you love golf ; and the inside stories; this is for you.

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Great Storytelling Ahead

This teaser kicks off with a classic anecdote from the Tour. I look forward to hearing more stories like this.

Texas 10 JW ,

Mr. Bruce Devlin

I’ve known Bruce (Pro) for several years.

I can attest that he, and his BETTER HALF Gloria, are two of the most genuine people you could ever hope to meet.

I can’t wait to hear every episode.

I love the both dearly.

Jerry Wood

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