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Join our host Tom Coyne as he travels the country interviewing the most interesting people in golf.

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    • 4.7, 215 Ratings

Join our host Tom Coyne as he travels the country interviewing the most interesting people in golf.

    Episode 58: Real Talk with Colton Craig

    Episode 58: Real Talk with Colton Craig

    Colton Craig is a 27-year-old golf-course architect and founder of the Perry Maxwell Society. Over the past year he’s quit his apprentice gig, opened his own design firm, visited every Maxwell design in the U.S., and become a first-time father. He unpacks the trials and tribulations of his journey over nine holes at Maxwell's first design, Dornick Hills, with assistant Editor Casey Bannon.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 57: Yes In a Heartbeat: Annika at Colonial

    Episode 57: Yes In a Heartbeat: Annika at Colonial

    You know she teed it up with the men. But there’s still much to learn about Annika Sorenstam’s trailblazing PGA Tour appearance at the 2003 Colonial. Featuring candid interviews with Sorenstam and Aaron Oberholser, along with journalists and marshalls who witnessed it first-hand, host Tom Coyne and TGJ's Casey Bannon re-live the controversial resistance from male and female pros, first tee electricity, the legacy of Sorenstam’s accomplishment, and her shocking four-word declaration that started it all

    • 54 min
    Episode 56: Dr. George F. Grant

    Episode 56: Dr. George F. Grant

    Before there was the broken tee, there was the original one. Host Tom Coyne and Assistant Editor Casey Bannon dive into the remarkable life of Dr. George F. Grant—the second African American graduate of Harvard Dental School, and inventor of the wooden golf tee in 1899.

    • 29 min
    Episode 55: Shrink the Game with Ken Kearney

    Episode 55: Shrink the Game with Ken Kearney

    Ken Kearney went from a decorated Irish amateur player to a career in finance to golf-course architect. For his next big challenge, he wants to shrink the game. 

    • 35 min
    Episode 54: Dispatches From the New Frontier

    Episode 54: Dispatches From the New Frontier

    Contributing Editor D.J. Piehowski makes his return to the TGJ Podcast—reading his thorough TGJ No. 11 profile on the reverse routing at remote Silvies Valley Ranch. Fellow TGJ contributor Neil Schuster joins him to add commentary and context from their homestead into Eastern Oregon’s rugged frontier. 

    • 49 min
    Episode 53: The Pandemic Diary

    Episode 53: The Pandemic Diary

    No place is safe from the ravages of the COVID-19 virus, even host Tom Coyne’s beloved Carne Golf Links on the remote Western coast of Ireland. The shutdown there has left scores unemployed and the course’s future in doubt. Carne chairman Gerry Maguire takes us there as he reads from the personal diary he kept during a week from hell.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
215 Ratings

215 Ratings

Default_User_092 ,

Interesting content with fresh approach

The look back at 2008 is open was an enjoyable listen. I also enjoy the other podcasts and appreciate the fresh angle on the content.

dake20 ,

Needs trimming

Coyne is solid, but seriously, Piehowski brings it down a good bit.

LSU = Golf School ,

More Jimmy Dunne !

I wish that episode had been 4 hours long

Please get him back

Preferably on a weekly basis

Great stuff. Keep it coming.

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