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Morri: Changing nature of watching golf

Morri: Changing nature of watching golf

How much of this year’s Masters did you watch on an actual television? A tablet? Desktop, laptop or phone? 23 Nov 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #31 - Wade Ormsby

The Thing About Golf Podcast #31 - Wade Ormsby

Twice a Hong Kong Open winner Wade Ormsby is one of those golfers who has flown mostly under the radar for much of his career. 18 Nov 2020
Morri: Imperfect Augusta a sight for sore eyes

Morri: Imperfect Augusta a sight for sore eyes

Ironically, one of the most pleasing aspects of this year’s Masters was likely the one thing the green jackets hated the most. 16 Nov 2020
Morri: Why golf needs to change its narrative

Morri: Why golf needs to change its narrative

It’s difficult to put your finger on just what it is about this game that seems to get into the bloodstream. 9 Nov 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #30 - Jane Lock

The Thing About Golf Podcast #30 - Jane Lock

Jane Lock is our favourite type of interviewee because she pulls no punches. She calls it as she sees it and whether or not you agree with her, you always know her view has been formed with integrity. 4 Nov 2020
Morri: Temper tantrums

Morri: Temper tantrums

Perhaps it’s all in the delivery. Tyrrell Hatton is the best of the modern players at losing his cool on course with Belgium’s Thomas Pieters running a close second. 26 Oct 2020
Morri: Learning to share

Morri: Learning to share

We’ve known for a couple of months that COVID has given golf a major participation boost but what is less obvious is how the game (or more precisely, the industry) intends to harness this new-found interest. 19 Oct 2020
Morri: A win for architecture

Morri: A win for architecture

There were two winners from Sei Young Kim’s maiden major title at Aronimink Golf Club at the weekend. 12 Oct 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #28 - Brad Hughes

The Thing About Golf Podcast #28 - Brad Hughes

Brad Hughes was always known as a level above when it came to ball-striking and, on those weeks when his putting matched, he was close to unbeatable. 7 Oct 2020
Morri: Reid’s win shows just how hard golf is

Morri: Reid’s win shows just how hard golf is

There was a common theme to many of the congratulatory tweets for England’s Mel Reid when she claimed her first LPGA victory at the weekend. 5 Oct 2020
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
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: 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 #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