Blind Shots Podcast

Blind Shots Podcast


Latest Episodes

Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 19: Matthew McCrady of Man O’ War Golf Part 2
March 01, 2022

We pick up where we left off, discussing the present and future states of merchandising and golf equipment for golfers and meander towards how Matthew sees the dynamic between grass roots junior golf

Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 18: Matthew McCrady of Man O’ War Golf, Part 1.
February 21, 2022

This episode is the first half of my conversation with Matthew McCrady, the Director of Operations at my home practice and fitting facility, Man O’ War Golf in Lexington, Kentucky. We talk all around

Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 17 – Hal Phillips on global golf design, American soccer revolution, and global political economy.
February 04, 2022

Buckle up, folks, because we’re going around the world today with Mandarin Media's Hal Phillips. We talk global golf course design, American soccer revolution, and Chinese political economy. Seriously

Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 16 – Jason Straka ASGCA on Kenwood CC, renovations, and sustainable golf course design
January 29, 2022

Jason Straka & I talk about Kenwood Country Club, the course renovation, and the LPGA tournament, as well as his passion for sustainability in golf course design and maintenance, and the insular natur

Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 15 – Michael Croley on Golf and Writing
January 21, 2022

On today’s episode, we class up the joint a bit by welcoming author, writer, golfer, and native Kentuckian gone rogue, Michael Croley. Michael grew up in Corbin, Kentucky, but now lives in the Columbu

Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 14 – Matthew Wharton, Carolina Greenkeeper
January 14, 2022

America's Greenkeeper on golf courses, golf business, golf shots, and golf's future.

Blind Shots Podcast Season 3, Episode 13 – A Requiem for 2021 and a Prayer for 2022
January 07, 2022

Superlatives for 2021 and a look forward to 2022

Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 12 – Americans in Pinehurst Roundtable – Southern Pines, Revisited
December 24, 2021

In this installment of The Americans in Pinehurst Series, Matt, Fred and I discuss the new Southern Pines Golf Club experience.  In the hands of a new ownership group, which also owns nearby Pine Need

Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 11 – Brad Woodger of Royal Chappy
December 17, 2021

We need more Royal Chappy in golf, not less.

Blind Shots Podcast Season 3 Episode 10 – Brian Laurent of the Superintendent Network and Twisted Paw Putting Club
December 10, 2021

Today’s episode puts a spotlight on the turf side of the golf course industry. My guest is Brian Laurent. His journey in golf has taken him from collegiate golfer to running multiple Ohio sections of