The Thing About Golf Podcast #27 - Dean Herden

The Thing About Golf Podcast #27 - Dean Herden

Some people are born to be Generals while some are more naturally comfortable in the role of lieutenant; Dean Herden is the latter. 23 Sep 2020
Morri: Entertainment trumps numbers

Morri: Entertainment trumps numbers

One of the great ironies of golf is that it is a game based almost exclusively on numbers yet almost none of its entertainment value is derived from those same numbers. 21 Sep 2020
MORRI: Not a great wall at all

MORRI: Not a great wall at all

For a guy who rarely gets it wrong in PR terms it’s been a less than stellar couple of weeks for Mike Whan. 14 Sep 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #26 - Karen Lunn

The Thing About Golf Podcast #26 - Karen Lunn

There’s often an adversarial nature to the relationship between golfers and administrators which is why it's rare to find a successful player who makes the transition to the other side. 9 Sep 2020
Morri: The Welfare Cup

Morri: The Welfare Cup

It’s like welfare for the wealthy, this FedExCup finale. Or welfare for the wealthiest, to be more precise. 7 Sep 2020
Morri: Rules, glorious rules

Morri: Rules, glorious rules

About the only thing golf likes more than a rules controversy is a knee jerk, outraged reaction to a rules controversy. 31 Aug 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #25 - Greg Chalmers

The Thing About Golf Podcast #25 - Greg Chalmers

It’s almost impossible to find anybody in Australian golf with a bad word to say about veteran touring professional Greg Chalmers. 26 Aug 2020
Morri: Nuggets of wisdom

Morri: Nuggets of wisdom

There are countless nuggets of wisdom to be found in the words of the game’s best players and an observation of Peter Senior’s some years ago seems relevant today. 24 Aug 2020
Morri: Spieth’s career obituary a little premature

Morri: Spieth’s career obituary a little premature

For all sorts of reasons I haven’t been following the week to week professional game as closely as I once did (as anyone who follows my weekly tips should already have worked out). 17 Aug 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #24 - Dale Hayes

The Thing About Golf Podcast #24 - Dale Hayes

He might not have the profile or resume of Ernie Els or Gary Player but Dale Hayes’ contribution to golf in South Africa is not diminished because of that. 12 Aug 2020
Morri: The futile search for consistency

Morri: The futile search for consistency

Few games expose the fickleness of sport and humanity the way golf does. 10 Aug 2020
Morri: Looking beyond perfect lies

Morri: Looking beyond perfect lies

I envy people who judge the quality of a golf course only by its conditioning. It is such a simple and binary way to measure one’s enjoyment of the game. 3 Aug 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #23 - Marc Leishman

The Thing About Golf Podcast #23 - Marc Leishman

It’s a long way from Warrnambool to the dizzying heights of the PGA Tour and for Marc Leishman, the son of a bricklayer, the two worlds could barely be further apart. 29 Jul 2020
Morri: Likely reality of the Premier Golf League

Morri: Likely reality of the Premier Golf League

It’s no surprise news of the Premier Golf League has taken a back seat to the pandemic in recent months but just because the Saudi backed Tour hasn’t been in the news doesn’t mean they haven’t been active. 27 Jul 2020
Morri: Hard doesn’t equal good

Morri: Hard doesn’t equal good

Hard. Easy. Good. Bad. More than just words these are concepts in golf and they come loaded with pre-conceived notions about their relative individual merits. 20 Jul 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #22 - Peter Fowler

The Thing About Golf Podcast #22 - Peter Fowler

He’s an Australian Open champion, a World Cup winner and a dominant force on the European Senior Tour but to talk to him you wouldn’t know any of that because at his core, Peter Fowler is simply a good bloke who happens to be good at golf. 15 Jul 2020
Morri: A game of evolution

Morri: A game of evolution

They say the best golf courses reveal themselves over time rather than on the first or second playing and the same could be said of the game itself. 13 Jul 2020
Morri: Time to talk like Karrie

Morri: Time to talk like Karrie

Several years ago during a discussion about a now long forgotten issue, the head of what was then the NSW Golf Association, David Allen, told me something which I have never forgotten. 6 Jul 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #21 - Karrie Webb

The Thing About Golf Podcast #21 - Karrie Webb

Karrie Webb is a self-confessed golf nerd but unlike the rest of us she also happens to be one of the best golfers in the history of the game. 1 Jul 2020
Morri: Golf without the extras

Morri: Golf without the extras

Have you ever had that experience where someone close to you is losing weight but because you see them every day you don’t notice until they’ve lost a substantial amount? 29 Jun 2020
Morri: Is Bryson's 'bash-for-cash' pro golf's future?

Morri: Is Bryson's 'bash-for-cash' pro golf's future?

Do we want golf to become another ‘bash’ game? The appeal of golf, to me at least, has always been that it isn’t a ‘bash’ game. 22 Jun 2020