The Back of the Range

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

338 episodes of The Back of the Range since the first episode, which aired on December 11th, 2017.

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    Amanda Sambach - University of Virginia Women's Golf

    April 2nd, 2024  |  31 mins 28 secs
    acc champion, amanda sambach, amateur golf, augusta national women's amateur, college golf, curtis cup, usga, virginia golf

    ​My guest on this episode is Amanda Sambach from the University of Virginia. The reigning ACC Champion is making another trip to Augusta this week to compete against the best amateurs in the world at the Augusta National Women's Amateur.

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    Megan Schofill - 2023 U.S. Women's Amateur Champion

    April 1st, 2024  |  54 mins 5 secs
    amateur golf, auburn, augusta national women's amateur, curtis cup, megan schofill, usga

    Megan Schofill, the 2023 United States Women's Amateur Champion, stops by The Back of the Range on the way to competing in her fourth Augusta National Women's Amateur.

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    Bryant Odom - Kennesaw State Men's Golf Coach

    March 14th, 2024  |  1 hr 5 mins
    amateur golf, bryant odom, chris haack, college golf, georgia, golfstat, great waters, kennesaw state men's golf, reynolds lake oconee, wesley forester

    Looking ahead to the 2024 Linger Longer Invitational, I am joined by the Director of Golf at Lake Oconee, Wesley Forester and the head coach of the Kennesaw State Men's Golf Team, Bryant Odom. Great discussions leading into one of the biggest collegiate tournaments of the spring season!

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    Charles Fitzsimmons - 2024 Gasparilla Invitational Champion

    February 29th, 2024  |  1 hr 1 min
    amateur golf, charles fitzsimmons, gasparilla invitational, golf podcast, mid-amateur golf, usga

    Charles Fitzsimmons survived a two-hole playoff and emerged as the 2024 Gasparilla Invitational Champion at Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club in Tampa, Florida.

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    Chris Haack - University of Georgia Men's Golf Coach

    February 19th, 2024  |  1 hr 12 mins
    ajga, amateur golf, chris haack, college golf, georgia bulldogs, junior golf, pga tour

    The HAACKER stopped by The Back of the Range before heading to Puerto Rico for the opening tournament of the season. And guess what happened....yep, the Dawgs won. Great conversation with one of the best college golf coaches in the game!

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    Matt Thurmond - Arizona State Men's Golf Coach

    February 8th, 2024  |  1 hr 1 min
    amateur golf, arizona state, college golf, david puig, golf podcast, matt thurmond, preston summerhays, sun devils

    Fantastic conversation with the Arizona State Men's Golf Coach, Matt Thurmond. We spoke about the culture that he has created in the desert and how he is utilizing social media to revolutionize the recruiting process.

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    Ben Adelberg - Host of The Back of the Range

    January 29th, 2024  |  48 mins 17 secs
    amateur golf, ben adelberg, golf, golf podcast, stewart hagestad, the back of the range, usga

    After having 330 guests on The Back of the Range since 2018, I thought I'd see what it felt like to be interviewed at The Back of the Range. Special thanks to Stewart Hagestad for jumping in the chair to host this episode!

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    Hunter Hamrick - On the Bag for Nick Dunlap

    January 25th, 2024  |  40 mins 22 secs
    alabama, amateur golf, american express, golf podcast, masters, nick dunlap, pga tour, pgatouru, usga

    My guest on this episode is Hunter Hamrick, former assistant coach for Alabama Men's Golf. When Nick Dunlap received his sponsor exemption in the 2024 American Express, he made the call the Hunter to see if he wanted to caddy for him in Palm Springs. The rest, as they say.....is history. Great conversation with the man on the bag during Dunlap's historic win on the PGA Tour.

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    Tyson Shelley - 2023 Pacific Coast Amateur Champion

    December 21st, 2023  |  36 mins 53 secs
    amateur golf, byu golf, capilano, college golf, golf podcast, ncaa, pacific coast amateur, tyson shelley, utah golf

    My guest on this episode is Tyson Shelley from Salt Lake City, Utah. Tyson plays his college golf at BYU and had himself one of the breakout summers of the year. After capturing the title at the Pacific Coast Amateur.....he Monday qualified into his hometown Korn Ferry Tour event in Utah and would eventually tie for 12th place....which got him another KFT start the following week in Omaha, NE. Not a bad way to spend the summer......capturing a win in an Elite Amateur Golf Series tournament and then hanging with the pros for a couple weeks.

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    Joe Deraney - 2023 Devil's Elbow Invitational Champion

    December 12th, 2023  |  47 mins 18 secs
    amateur golf, golf podcast, joe deraney, mid-am golf, mississippi golf, us mid am

    My guest on this episode is Joe Deraney from Belden, MS. Joe wrapped up a successful 2023 by winning the Devil's Elbow Invitational in the Dominican Republic last month which earned him a spot in next year's 2024 Corales Championship on the PGA Tour. We spoke about how he sets goals as one of the best mid-ams in the country and how he prepared to compete each year at Pine Valley and Seminole.

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    Maxwell Ford - University of North Carolina

    December 4th, 2023  |  43 mins 13 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, david ford, golf podcast, maxwell ford, ncaa, university of north carolina

    My guest on this episode is Maxwell Ford from the University of North Carolina Men's Golf Team. During my conversation with Maxwell, we spoke about his start in the game, the uniquely competitive environment of junior golf, and some of the differences he has encountered playing for the University of Georgia and now playing for UNC.

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    Gregory Odom Jr. - Howard University

    November 27th, 2023  |  41 mins 16 secs
    college golf, espn, golf podcast, greg odom, hbcu, howard university, steph curry

    My guest on this episode is Gregory Odom, Jr. from Howard University. During our conversation we spoke about Greg's start in the game and also the rebirth of the Howard University golf programs. You'll learn how these programs came back to life, thanks to the help of their Director of Golf, Sam Puryear and a certain NBA future Hall-of-Famer.

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    Sadie Englemann - Stanford's East Cup Individual Champion

    November 14th, 2023  |  42 mins 35 secs
    amateur golf, anne walker, college golf, curtis cup, east lake cup, golf podcast, rose zhang, sadie englemann, stanford, western golf association

    My guest on this episode is Sadie Englemann from Stanford University. The senior from Austin, Texas just picked up the individual title at the 2023 East Lake Cup at Atlanta Athletic Club. Can she help lead Stanford to another National Championship run next spring?

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    Erick Morales - Devil's Elbow Invitational Co-Founder

    November 7th, 2023  |  50 mins 54 secs
    amateur golf, erick morales, golf podcast, mid-amateur golf, pga tour, puerto rico golf association, puntacana

    My guest on this episode is Erick Morales from Puerto Rico. An accomplished mid-amateur that has competed in numerous USGA championships and Puerto Rico Opens on the PGA TOUR...now he turns his attention to creating a new mid-amateur championship in the Dominican Republic....the Devil's Elbow Invitational.

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    Christo Lamprecht - Georgia Tech's Amateur Champion

    October 30th, 2023  |  33 mins 49 secs
    amateur champion, british amateur, christo lamprecht, georgia tech, golf podcast, pga tour u, south africa

    My guest on this episode is Christo Lamprecht. The Georgia Tech star from South Africa captured the Amateur Championship this summer which led him to winning the Silver Medal at the Open Championship. Great conversation with a bright young star that will make a splash in the professional ranks next year.

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    Ludvig Aberg - How to Make a Ryder Cup Team in 100 Days

    October 27th, 2023  |  44 mins 11 secs
    golf podcast, ludvig aberg, luke donald, pga tour, ryder cup, sweden, viktor hovland

    My guest on this episode is Ludvig Aberg. We spoke how his life has changed since turning pro...specifically, being named to the European Ryder Cup team that was victorious in Italy this past fall.