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The Fried Egg Golf Podcast

29
Nov 2020

Episode 199: Mike Young

Golf course architect and owner Mike Young joins Andy to talk about his career in golf. Mike discusses getting his start in golf turf equipment sales and making the leap into design and eventually ownership at the Fields Golf Club in Georgia. He and Andy delve into how golf is changing and how Mike has adapted at his courses.

23
Nov 2020

Episode 198: Data Golf

Data Golf, founded by brothers Matt and Will Courchene, is on a mission to make sense of the piles of data coming out of professional golf today. In this episode, Garrett Morrison speaks with Matt about how advanced statistics might help us understand golf course design in a different way. Check out Matt and Will's website at datagolf.com. Brought to you by The Fried Egg Pro Shop.

Note: In this pod, we refer to the Mayakoba Golf Classic as "this week's" PGA Tour event. It's next week, of course; we just thought we'd release this episode a little early.

19
Nov 2020

Episode 197: Geoff Ogilvy - 2020 Masters

Geoff Ogilvy joins Andy to break down the 2020 Masters. Geoff tells some stories about playing with this year's champion Dustin Johnson and discusses DJ's great mental approach to golf. The conversation also touches on the excellent play from several members of the 2019 Presidents Cup Team, and on the reasons why Rory McIlroy might struggle getting out of the gate at major championships.

12
Nov 2020

Fried Egg Stories, Episode 11: Always Greener - The American Pursuit of Perfect Turf

Even in November, Augusta National looks flawless. But why is it that we get so excited about green, uniform grass? In this edition of our audio documentary series, we dig into the backstory of America’s obsession with perfect turf. Our guests are Russ Myers, Ted Steinberg, George Waters, Derek Duncan, and John Jeffreys.

Produced and hosted by Garrett Morrison.

Engineered by J Vierck.

Transcript assistance from Jay Fischl.

Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

9
Nov 2020

Episode 196: Geoff Ogilvy - All 18 at Augusta National

Before the last year's Masters, we released a two-part discussion with Geoff Ogilvy about Augusta National Golf Club. Here, we present a condensed, one-episode version of that conversation. Andy and Geoff cover every hole at the course, delving into the details of the design as well as the strategies used by Masters contestants.

7
Nov 2020

Episode 195: Lukas Michel - 2020 Masters Prep and playing America’s best golf courses

2019 U.S. Mid Am Champion Lukas Michel joins the podcast to discuss his preparations for the Masters as well as his travels in the U.S. since the U.S. Amateur. Lukas details his work on Mike DeVries's restoration crew at Bloomfield Hills and the great golf he has played all over the country. Lukas last appeared on The Fried Egg Podcast after his U.S. Mid Am win in Episode 155.

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