Serious talk for serious golfers

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The podcast network for serious golfers. TalkinGolf launched as an online audio show way back before podcasts (or even the iPhone) were a thing. We've been on an extended break since 2012 but now we're back and creating new and interesting content each week as well as a sprinkling of some of the best stuff from the archives.

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  • Episode 25: TG History 25: 125 years of the USGA

    December 22nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 42 mins

    On this episode of the TalkinGolf History Podcast we celebrate the USGA's 125th anniversary with our special guest, Senior Golf Historian for the USGA, Victoria Nenno. On this episode, Victoria discusses what preceded the USGA, the events that led to its creation and the early years of the organization.

    Sounds stuffy? Don't count on it - the stories that unfold are both interesting and comical even as Connor tries to convince Victoria (unsuccessfully) that Willie Dunn is in fact the first US Open Champion.

    This podcast should be an instant classic.

  • Episode 24: TG History 24: The Underrated, John Ball, Jr.

    December 9th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 24 mins

    On this episode of the TalkinGolf History podcast we turn back the clock more than 100 years to spend some time reflecting on the remarkable feats of the "everyman champion," John Ball, Junior with author Alistair Noakes.

    Alistair Noakes, author of "Hoylake Hero" joins the podcast to talk about one of the most underrated champion golfers in golf's illustrous history- the first amateur golfer in history to win a professional major, John Ball, Junior.

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  • Episode 23: TG History 23: The Most Unique Tournament in the World?

    November 22nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 44 secs
    connor lewis, golf collector, gutty golf, hickory golf, nhc, pete georgiady

    Golf Collecting Pioneer, Pete Georgiady joins us on the TalkinGolf History podcast to discuss how he became one of the foremost experts in the world on antique golf clubs and to discuss one of the most unique golf tournaments in the world...The National Hickory Championship.
    You may have heard of golfers playing hickory shafted clubs, but only the diehards are crazy enough to play pre-1900 golf under pre-1900 golf rules.

    Take a stroll back in time with us today on Episode 23 of the TalkinGolf History Podcast - to tales of yesteryear and a game that hasnt quite past us by.