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The Thing About Golf Podcast #71 – Jose Maria Olazabal

The Thing About Golf Podcast #71 – Jose Maria Olazabal

Jose Maria Olazabal was one of the best of his generation – a dual Masters winner with one of the most admired short games in history. 27 Jul 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #70 – Cameron Percy

The Thing About Golf Podcast #70 – Cameron Percy

He’s not a household name or a prolific tournament winner but at the age of 48 Cameron Percy continues to achieve something most never do: keep his card on the most competitive Tour in the world. 13 Jul 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #69 – Jaime Diaz

The Thing About Golf Podcast #69 – Jaime Diaz

Technically, writing is just the putting together of words to form sentences. However, like golf, that undersells by quite a margin the gift some have for it. 29 Jun 2022
Morri: The importance of managing expectations

Morri: The importance of managing expectations

In an upcoming episode of Golf Australia magazine’s The Thing About Golf podcast, a conversation with Nick O’Hern turned to the work he does with some of Australia’s most promising young professionals. 16 May 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #65 – Peter Kostis

The Thing About Golf Podcast #65 – Peter Kostis

For a generation of golf watchers, he was the voice of CBS broadcasts, breaking down swings courtesy of the Konica Minolta BizHub Swing Vision camera between bringing insightful on course analysis. 4 May 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #64 – Brendan Jones

The Thing About Golf Podcast #64 – Brendan Jones

Brendan Jones is one of Australia’s most successful yet lowest profile international golfers. 20 Apr 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #62 – Vaughan Somers

The Thing About Golf Podcast #62 – Vaughan Somers

He might be best known for a brilliant hole-in-one that ultimately embroiled him in a lengthy legal dispute with the tax man, but there is much more to Vaughan Somers than that magical 6-iron on the 17th hole at Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club in 1981. 30 Mar 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #61 – Catriona Matthew

The Thing About Golf Podcast #61 – Catriona Matthew

She made history by captaining back-to-back winning European Solheim Cup teams and finished top 10 in 18 different majors with one win, at the 2009 Women’s British Open. 16 Mar 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #58 – Gerri O'Callaghan

The Thing About Golf Podcast #58 – Gerri O'Callaghan

Geraldine O’Callaghan is one of just a handful of female course superintendents in Australia. 2 Feb 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #56 – Hazel Irvine

The Thing About Golf Podcast #56 – Hazel Irvine

TV is how most of us consume the bulk of our golf and those who are the face and voice of the medium help shape how we view the game. 9 Dec 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #53 – Guy Yocom

The Thing About Golf Podcast #53 – Guy Yocom

He’s been one of the game’s great storytellers for more than 30 years and while he retired last year the work of Guys Yocom will endure for generations to come. 27 Oct 2021
The Thing About Golf: Braith Anasta

The Thing About Golf: Braith Anasta

A premiership winner, New South Wales and Australian representative in rugby league, Braith Anasta has an almost lifelong love affair with golf. 21 Jun 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #44 – Bill Coore

The Thing About Golf Podcast #44 – Bill Coore

In the world of golf course architecture Bill Coore is considered royalty. 16 Jun 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #43 – Padraig Harrington

The Thing About Golf Podcast #43 – Padraig Harrington

Three majors and a Ryder Cup captaincy might be the highlights of a stellar career but as John Huggan puts it in the introduction, the most impressive thing about Padraig Harrington is that he’s basically a good bloke. 31 May 2021
Opinion: More women needed in every part of the game

Opinion: More women needed in every part of the game

For anyone with an interest in golf and its future, the suggestion that the game needs more women is not even close to a ground-breaking statement 21 May 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #42 – Andrea Watson

The Thing About Golf Podcast #42 – Andrea Watson

In the male dominated industry of golf club management, Yarra Yarra Golf Club General Manager Andrea Watson stands out but not only because she’s a woman. 12 May 2021
Morri: Tough to even get to the top

Morri: Tough to even get to the top

The biggest change in professional golf over the past 40 years may not be in equipment but competitiveness. 19 Apr 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #40 – David Greenhill

The Thing About Golf Podcast #40 – David Greenhill

Since its inception nine years ago, the combined men’s and women's Vic Open has been a roaring success on all fronts. 14 Apr 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #39 – R&A Chief Martin Slumbers

The Thing About Golf Podcast #39 – R&A Chief Martin Slumbers

In the world of golf administration there is no more important role than Chief Executive of the R&A. 1 Apr 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #38 - Matt Millar

The Thing About Golf Podcast #38 - Matt Millar

At the age of 46 Matt Millar is an anomaly in the modern professional game. 17 Mar 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #37 - Nick Price

The Thing About Golf Podcast #37 - Nick Price

Of all the players who have ascended to World No.1 since the rankings began in 1986, Zimbabwe’s Nick Price is the one who attracts the least attention. 3 Mar 2021