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State of the Game was one of the first golf podcasts to hit the internet and remains one of the most respected. Hosted by Rod Morri and boasting two of the game's most important voices in co-hosts Mike Clayton and Geoff Shackelford, State of the Game is the go to podcast for untainted and unfiltered analysis of the game at every level. If you're looking for swing tips and gear reviews you've come to the wrong place but for thoughtful discussion about the big issues facing the game you'll find this a comfortable home.

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    • 4.8 • 60 Ratings

State of the Game was one of the first golf podcasts to hit the internet and remains one of the most respected. Hosted by Rod Morri and boasting two of the game's most important voices in co-hosts Mike Clayton and Geoff Shackelford, State of the Game is the go to podcast for untainted and unfiltered analysis of the game at every level. If you're looking for swing tips and gear reviews you've come to the wrong place but for thoughtful discussion about the big issues facing the game you'll find this a comfortable home.

    SG 108: The Masters With Lukas Michel

    SG 108: The Masters With Lukas Michel

    A look at the 2020 Masters from both inside and outside the ropes when Lukas Michel joins Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    SOG 107: Brandel And The Claytonites

    SOG 107: Brandel And The Claytonites

    On Episode 107 we welcome author Daniel Wexler to discuss his latest book A Timeless Game but quickly run off topic into the future of golf in urban centres, equipment technology and the distance debate and there is some pontificating early on about Brandel Chamblee's personal attack on co-host Mike Clayton and those who agree with his views on the game.


    Find Daniel's book on Amazon here

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Ep 106: Will Winged Foot Be The Turning Point In The Distance Debate?

    Ep 106: Will Winged Foot Be The Turning Point In The Distance Debate?

    It's the topic everyone is talking about but not everyone is Mike Clayton and Geoff Shackelford. Two of the most respected voices in the game weigh in on Bryson, Winged Foot and the future of golf.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Ep 105: Geoff Ogilvy, The Bryson Debate and More

    Ep 105: Geoff Ogilvy, The Bryson Debate and More

    Will Bryson DeChambeau change the game? What is the role of mentors in golf? How much time should a US Open champion spend on YouTube and Instagram looking at golf swings? All that and more on Episode 105 of State of the Game with Geoff Shackelford, Geoff Ogilvy and Mike Clayton.


    Links menitoned on this episode:
    Sandy Jamieson's brilliant 1Club concept


    The TalkinGolf Network


    The Thing About Golf podcast episode with Karrie Webb


    Geoff Shackelford on Twitter and his new Podcast The Shack Show


    Mike Clayton on Twitter


    Rod Morri on Twitter

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Ep 104: What Will Become Of The European Tour?

    Ep 104: What Will Become Of The European Tour?

    With professional golf on hold for the foreseeable future only one thing is certain: the pay for play game will look very different on the other side of the Corona Virus pandemic. Can the European Tour survive the current crisis and if not will it be the PGA Tour or the Premier Golf League that becomes its saviour? Just one of the myriad questions pondered when Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri are joined by sports business expert Richard Gillis on Episode 104 of State of the Game.


    Links mentioend on this episode:


    Geoff Shackelford on Twitter and his new Podcast The Shack Show


    Mike Clayton on Twitter


    Rod Morri on Twitter


    Richard Gillis on Twitter and the excellent Unofficial Partner Podcast

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Ep 103: The Corona Virus Episode

    Ep 103: The Corona Virus Episode

    It's all anybody's talking about. Including us. The Corona Virus has touched every facet of life, golf included, and is going to do so for the foreseeable future. What does it mean for professional and recreational golf? Who knows? Certainly not Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri but we chat about it anyway.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

Gotz's Army ,

Wish it was weekly!

Great perspectives - Geoff is the man

Bamrozin ,

Great GOLF (not PGA tour) podcast

Great podcast about golf! The conversation is about golf, architecture, issues, etc. and not merely focused on the US or European tours. The drinking game (roll back the ball) is fun too!!

Big Cat Al ,

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State of the Game takes on the relevant issues of the game, and does so with a group of some of the most respected voices in the game. The team at State of the Game doesn’t just talk to hear themselves talk, they are knowledgeable, informative, insightful and they know how to cut through the nonsense.

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