Friends of Tiger: Ryder Cup Hype Train, Episode 1, With Alex Myers

It’s the first of a series of Ryder Cup podcasts leading up to the big event, which we’re officially calling The Ryder Cup Hype Train 2K16 USA Express. Joining me this week to talk about my favorite sporting event in the worlds is Alex Myers of Golf Digest. We cover just about everything, from the systemic changes made by the Americans this year after the Gleneagles debacle, to the imminent European captain’s picks, to the less-imminent but still pretty imminent U.S. captain’s picks. We’re talking Furyk, Reed, Love, Clarke, sample sizes, the legacy of past captains, and more. And that doesn’t begin to tell the story, because Alex and I set a FoT record by going for 88 minutes strong. Turns out, we both love this event and have lots of opinions. Don’t mi

Links:

Alex Myers’ Golf Digest podcast with Davis Love III, and Jim Furyk.

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Friends of Tiger, Episode 2.05: Burying Olympic Golf with Luke Kerr-Dineen

I’m not going to mince words—today Luke and I are dead-heading, and our target is Olympic Golf. What does that mean? It means everyone in the immediate vicinity of Rio needs to duck and cover. Check it out, and wear safety netting, because we are the Zika mosquitoes of golf podcasting.

Links:

Me on how to save Olympic golf, from October 2014.

Luke on why Olympic golf is a disaster.

My defense of Rory’s “it’s not my job to grow the game” remarks.

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Friends of Tiger, Episode 2.04: Catching up with the Great, Masters Preview

Man what a show! It’s the Masters preview, going up Thursday afternoon—oops. I spend 15 minutes each with Alex Myers, Luke Kerr-Dineen, D.J. Piehowski, Kyle Porter, and Chris Solomon. We’re hashing it out—who’s going to win, who’s going to lose, and who’s going to get held indefinitely in an underground chamber at Augusta. Check it out!

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