16 episodes

Why Golf brings you the latest thought-provoking perspectives and discussion, from influential and experienced characters,  within and around the golf industry.

Fuelled by insights from the brand new http://thisiswhygolf.com platform, we explore and challenge opinions on the hot topics within the sport.

Why Golf is presented by Skyscanner.

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Why Golf brings you the latest thought-provoking perspectives and discussion, from influential and experienced characters,  within and around the golf industry.

Fuelled by insights from the brand new http://thisiswhygolf.com platform, we explore and challenge opinions on the hot topics within the sport.

Why Golf is presented by Skyscanner.

    Live from Sunningdale Heath with G4D Champion Mike Browne

    Live from Sunningdale Heath with G4D Champion Mike Browne

    This week Why Golf has travelled to Sunningdale Heath Golf Club to find out why it’s so loved by its members!


    Recorded in front of a live audience, we hear from owners Tom Reid and Kristian Baker about the culture they’ve tried to foster since taking over to ensure the club, in their words, ‘is where everyone should be able to come and feel welcome.’


    We also hear from G4D player Mike Browne about his inspiring journey to becoming a champion golfer as an army amputee.

    Find more Why Golf content on Instagram, and watch this episode on YouTube here.

    To find out more about everything the Why Golf platform has to offer, head to thisiswhygolf.com.

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    The Why Golf podcast is presented by Skyscanner.

    • 54 min
    Serial golf champion Joakim Bjorkman at The G4D Open

    Serial golf champion Joakim Bjorkman at The G4D Open

    This week on Why Golf we've travelled to find out more about this year's G4D Open!


    Di Stewart speaks to Joakim Bjorkman, winner of 35 worldwide titles, who shares his inspiring story from discovering he had Achondroplasia (of short stature), to finding solace in golf along with the current difficulties he's still overcoming in the game.


    We also hear from President of EDGA Dr Tony Bennett, and Director of Golf Development at The R&A Kevin Barker, to find out what makes the G4D Open, a competition for the world's most talented golfers with a disability, so special.


    Find more Why Golf content on Instagram, and watch this episode on YouTube here.

    To find out more about everything the Why Golf platform has to offer, head to thisiswhygolf.com.


    Submit your messages to the team here!

    The Why Golf podcast is presented by Skyscanner.

    • 47 min
    Super Bowl winner & NFL legend Victor Cruz

    Super Bowl winner & NFL legend Victor Cruz

    After conquering the world of NFL, Victor Cruz has swapped the football field for the golf course, and he’s joining Why Golf to tell us all about it!


    He explains how his daughter first introduced him to the sport and the enjoyment they get from playing together, plus shares his thoughts on how the culture of golf is changing.


    Cruz also talks about how getting out and playing on the course is the closest rush he can get to walking out on Super Bowl Sunday and that discovering golf has saved the lives of many ex-athletes.


    Find more Why Golf content on Instagram, and watch this episode on YouTube here.


    To find out more about everything the Why Golf platform has to offer, head to thisiswhygolf.com.


    Submit your messages to the team here!


    The Why Golf podcast is presented by Skyscanner.

    • 44 min
    LPGA Commissioner Mollie Marcoux Samaan

    LPGA Commissioner Mollie Marcoux Samaan

    We’re teeing off the new series of Why Golf with LPGA Commissioner Mollie Marcoux Samaan!


    Mollie talks about her passion for inspiring young girls and women through golf and her pride in seeing prize money increase substantially on the tour in recent years.


    She also discusses the need for more accessible coverage of women’s golf events and looks ahead to the 2024 Solheim Cup.


    Find more Why Golf content on Instagram, and watch this episode on YouTube here.


    To find out more about everything the Why Golf platform has to offer, head to thisiswhygolf.com.


    Submit your messages to the team here!


    The Why Golf podcast is presented by Skyscanner.

    • 52 min
    BONUS EPISODE - Live at the BMW PGA Championships Pro-Am

    BONUS EPISODE - Live at the BMW PGA Championships Pro-Am

    What makes golf Pro-Am events so special?


    In this special bonus episode of Why Golf: Opinion Matters, Di Stewart has been finding out with the help of some of the competitors in this year’s BMW PGA Championship Pro-Am!


    Granted special access inside the ropes, Di spoke to Ryder Cup players Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm, former international footballers Jermaine Jenas, Gareth Bale and Rachel Brown-Finnis and Hollywood superstar Kathryn Newton!


    She also caught up with presenter Vernon Kay, the Tom Holland family and golf influencer Mia Baker.


    Find more of our content on Youtube and Instagram!

    • 26 min
    Live at The AIG Women’s Open

    Live at The AIG Women’s Open

    For the last episode of the series, Why Golf: Opinion Matters heads to the AIG Women’s Open at Walton Heath!


    Di Stewart catches up with Sky Sports broadcaster Iona Stephen about her golfing journey and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of female commentators and presenters.


    She also speaks to England Golf’s COO Richard Flint and some of the fans enjoying the event in the August sunshine!


    Make sure you check out more of our content on Instagram!

    • 29 min

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