May 16th, 2022 | Season 4 | 26 mins 38 secs
caucasian clause, golf, golf history, pga, pga championship
This is the story of how the PGA of America's Caucasian Clause came to be and how it was banished in 1961, and how three men fought back against professional sports only racist bylaw.
This podcast tells the stories of triumph and misery which take place from 1896 to 1962.
A special thanks to our musicians
Matty Cupelli - "Touch"
Music Fellows - "Dream"
MRTN - "Searching"
MRTN - "Fragile"
Three amazing artists and four amazing songs which help us tell this story.
May 9th, 2022 | Season 4 | 1 hr 17 mins
golf, golf history, history, st andrews, stephen proctor, tom morris
A fabulous interview with the man St Andrews' Golf Historian, Roger McStravick once called, "the Bernard Darwin of our times,"
My friend, golf historian and author, Stephen Proctor joins the show to talk about his new book, "The Long and Golden Afternoon," how the book connects his previous book, "Monarch of the Green" and in the process he shares his own golf history and a preview of his upcoming sabbatical walking in the footsteps of Old Tom Morris.
April 21st, 2022 | Season 4 | 1 hr 19 mins
cobbs creek, golf, golf history, philadelphia, usga
I am joined by authors, historians and golf course architecture enthusiasts, Mike Cirba and Dr. Joseph Bausch to discuss the amazing history and the future restoration of Philadelphia’s first public golf course, Cobbs Creek.
March 31st, 2022 | Season 4 | 1 hr 1 min
babe ruth, baseball history, golf, golf history, pga, sam byrd, the masters
TalkinGolf History proudly presents Episode #80: The Champion Without a Major, which tells the story of Sam Byrd - a man who once won a World Series with Babe Ruth, a man Bobby Jones once called the "greatest driver of the golf ball he ever saw" and the only man to ever play in both the World Series and the Masters.
If that isnt good enough for you - listen in and hear the amazing story of how Babe Ruth contributed to modern day golf instruction!!!
An amazing episode with returning guest, John Fischer.
February 28th, 2022 | Season 4 | 1 hr 20 secs
golf, golf equipment, golf history, james bond, mygolfspy, penfold golf
Another great episode from our series on the birth and death of great golf companies. We welcome back John Barba of MyGolfSpy to the show to tell the unbelievable story of Penfold Golf - the company that wouldn't die...until it did.
If you are a fan of James Bond, you may remember that James Bond played a Penfold Hearts Golf Ball.
January 24th, 2022 | Season 4 | 1 hr 20 mins
donald ross, golf, golf history, pinehurst, pinehurst resort, usga
After a year in the works the TalkinGolf History Podcast is proud to release, "A Golf Historian's Guide to Pinehurst" an in depth and intimate look at Pinehurst through the eye's of one of its historians. Pinehurst is called America's Home of Golf - listen in and learn how it earned that moniker.
A special thanks to our guest, Chris Buie, the Pinehurst Resort and the Tufts Archives for hosting us. If you have the opportunity please consider donating to the Tufts Archives.
January 10th, 2022 | Season 4 | 1 hr 27 mins
al geiberger, golf, golf history, golf record, mr. 59, pga, pga championship
A wonderful interview with the wonderful man, Al Geiberger, the first man in the history of golf to break golf's version of the 4 minute mile...breaking 60!
We dive into how Mr. Geiberger entered the game, his early amateur days, his stories from the tour which include Ben Hogan and Sam Snead, his PGA Championship, his Players Championship and of course a run down of his 59 and how he kept himself in the zone.
We would like to take a moment to thank La Quinta Country Club for allowing us to record our interview in their boardroom.
Also very special thanks to artist Jim Fitzpatrick for allowing TalkinGolf History to use his painting of Mr. 59!
November 22nd, 2021 | Season 3 | 1 hr 35 mins
golf clubs, golf history, golf innovation, harry vardon, mygolfspy, spalding
This is the first of many episodes that will be titled, "The Rise and Demise of," these episodes will cover the birth, the rise and the demise of some of the most influential golf manufacturers in history. We are joined by MyGolfSpy's own John Barba who did the wonderful research on Spalding Golf.
Don't sleep on this episode if you aren't a gear head...this episode dives into how Spalding grew golf in America!!!
November 6th, 2021 | Season 3 | 45 mins 35 secs
claret jug, golf, golf history, musselburgh, st andrews, the open, tom morris, willie park
The conclusion of our two part podcast on the Legacy of Willie Park Senior. This episode includes the stories of Open Champions Mungo and Willie park Junior as well as the history of the only 9 hole golf course to host an Open Championship, Musselburgh Links.
A special thanks to my new friend, Mungo Park. Make sure to look out for Mungo's new book in 2022 on the history of Musselburgh Links and the Park Family.
I would like to thank my 10 year old daughter, Charlotte for closing out the show today.
September 2nd, 2021 | Season 3 | 1 hr 39 mins
golf, golf history, inverness club, lpga, solheim cup, us open, usga
TalkinGolf - the golf podcast that's made in Australia but heard around the world