A podcast for budding purists. We delve into the many topics and characters that make up the golfing landscapes
Peter Palacios: The Tale of Yale
Peter Palacios, General Manager of Yale, joins to talk more about Seth Raynor's magnificent design. In it, he discusses the origin story of the course, and getting back to it through Gil Hanse's work later this year. Peter also tells how he came to arrive at Yale, and his favourite New Haven pizzas.
Ina Kim-Schaad: Mind Games
Ina Kim-Schaad is a mental performance coach, working under the tutelage of Dr. Gio Valiante, with many elite players. After a glittering amateur career, which includes the Junior Ryder Cup and victory in the 2019 US Mid-Am, Ina directed her attention to the mental performance side of the game. We discuss positive reinforcement, on-course breakdowns, and how to make sandwiches..
Paul Dotti: Garden States
Paul Dotti is superintendent at Arcola Country Club. He discusses what green keeping in the North East of the US is like, hosting the US Amateur last year, and the Metropolitan Open this year.
Matt Adams: Media Matters
Matt Adams joins me today. You will be familiar with his work on Golf Channel and his own Fairways of Life podcast. Matt has experience in the manufacturing side of the game, so who better to discuss rollback, the tours and spiritual awakenings with.
Colm Campbell : Amateur Hour
Colm Campbell is the reigning Irish Amateur Champion, having previously won it in 2016. We discuss what golf at an elite level is like-from course setups to routines, what life is like against the up-and-coming youngsters while working full time, and having pregnant wives following you around in the soaking rain of famous Irish links...
Samuel Beckman: Designer Chic
Samuel Beckman is the chief strategy officer, owner and designer at Emergency Nine Golf. Based in Chicago, his company and he have designed many courses in the area. We discuss his beginnings, what being a golf course architect is really like, and daliances with Hollywood A-listers at Waitrose...
Really enjoyed it!
Pretty cool first episode, it was great to hear Jeremy’s back story. I have a soft spot for Dingle so it brought back a lot of memories!