The Back of the Range

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

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    Yana Wilson - 2022 U.S. Girls' Junior Champion

    November 30th, 2022  |  45 mins 56 secs
    ajga, amateur golf, annika sorenstam, augusta national women's amateur, college golf, junior golf, rose zhang, usga, yana wilson

    My guest on this episode is the 2022 U.S. Girls' Junior Amateur Champion, Yana Wilson. Lots of fun in this episode but also some nuggets of information and advice that you don't want to miss!

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    Latanna Stone - U.S. Curtis Cup Team

    November 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 21 mins
    amateur golf, college golf, curtis cup, florida state golf association, latanna stone, lsu women's golf, merion, usga

    My guest on this episode is Latanna Stone from Louisiana State University. After her runner-up finish at the 2022 Augusta National Women's Amateur, she represented the United States this summer on the victorious Curtis Cup team. Fantastic conversation with one of the best amateurs in the world.

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    Davis Chatfield - Notre Dame Standout Moves to the Korn Ferry Tour

    November 14th, 2022  |  50 mins 56 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, davis chatfield, korn ferry tour, northeast amateur, notre dame, palmer jackson, pga tour, wannamoisett country club

    My guest on this episode is Davis Chatfield. After firmly etching his name in the Notre Dame record books, Davis has entered the professional ranks and recently secured his 2023 Korn Ferry Tour Card. He is one of just four players who made if through every stage of the Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying Tournament to secure professional starts next season.

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    Mason Nome - University of Texas National Champion

    November 10th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min
    cole hammer, college golf, golf podcast, jordan spieth, mason nome, ncaa golf, pierceson coody, travis vick, university of texas

    My guest on this episode is Mason Nome, member of the 2021 National Champion Texas Longhorns. We spoke about his start in the game and last year's incredible run that led him to Grayhawk along with Cole Hammer, Travis Vick, and the Coodys...and the 4th National Championship in Texas history.

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    Lee McCoy - Georgia Great Returns to Athens

    November 2nd, 2022  |  1 hr 16 mins
    amateur golf, chris haack, college golf, georgia, golf podcast, lee mccoy, uga golf, walker cup

    My guest on this episode is Lee McCoy. Lee had an incredible collegiate career at the University of Georgia. He was a two-time First-Team All-American that picked up SEVEN wins for the Bulldogs. He was also selected to the 2015 U.S. Palmer Cup and Walker Cup teams. Great conversation with SHERM!

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    Cole Anderson - Florida State's Maine Man

    October 10th, 2022  |  58 mins 48 secs
    amateur golf, brooks koepka, cole anderson, college golf, florida state, korn ferry tour, live and work in maine open, pga tour, pierceson coody

    My guest on this episode is Cole Anderson from the Florida State Seminoles Men's Golf Team. The Camden, ME native enjoyed a breakout summer that found him in the final pairing of his hometown Korn Ferry Tour event alongside former college rival, Pierceson Coody. We spoke about his childhood in Maine, what led him to Florida State, and the proper way to eat lobster while sailing your schooner around Penobscot Bay.

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    Brennan Webb - Tennessee Head Men's Golf Coach

    October 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 12 mins
    brennan webb, bryce lewis, caleb surratt, college golf, knoxville, peyton manning, rocky top, tennessee, vols golf

    My guest on this episode is Brennan Webb, the head men's golf coach of the Tennessee Volunteers. We spoke shortly after their win at the SEC Match Play over Vanderbilt and discussed the program's future and the road that led Coach Webb to Knoxville.

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    Ben Carr - 2022 U.S. Amateur Finalist

    September 27th, 2022  |  1 hr 9 mins
    amateur golf, ben carr, gata, georgia southern, golf podcast, u.s. amateur, usga

    As many of you know, Ben made an incredible run at the U.S. Amateur this summer, before falling short in the final against Sam Bennett. But I said the same thing to Ben that I said to Ollie Osborne and Austin Greaser, when they lost in their U.S. Amateur finals. If ever this is a time to be OK with getting second place, this is the time. Ben will play in next year's Masters Tournament and U.S. Open...but not before he completes one final season with his teammates at Georgia Southern.

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    Rusty Strawn - 2022 U.S. Senior Amateur Champion

    September 26th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min
    georgia state golf association, golf, golf podcast, rusty strawn, senior amateur, strawn insurance, usga

    My guest on this episode is Rusty Strawn, the 2022 U.S. Senior Amateur Champion. Rusty has been on an incredible run this past summer playing non-stop and racking up impressive finishes, with the win at the U.S. Senior Amateur being the highlight. We spoke about his start, what has led to his longevity, and how he prioritized family over golf early....which has led to a greater appreciation of what he is able to do in life and on the golf course.

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    Neal Shipley - Pennsylvania Champ heads to Buckeye Nation

    September 22nd, 2022  |  49 mins 10 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, golf, neal shipley, ohio state university

    Neal captured the West Penn Open and the Penn State Am titles this summer and we spoke a lot about his start in the game and also the transfer process that led him to the Buckeyes. I know that the transfer portal is a hot topic in collegiate athletics.....so thought that Neal would be the perfect person to break it all down for everyone here at The Back of the Range.

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    Episode 273: James Piot - From U.S. Amateur Champ to LIV GOLF Rookie

    September 14th, 2022  |  59 mins 32 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, james piot, liv golf, michgan state, u.s. amateur, usga

    My guest on this episode is James Piot. After capturing the 2021 U.S. Amateur at Oakmont, James returned to Michigan State for one final season of collegiate. After his Masters and U.S. Open appearances, he started his professional career by starting the upstart LIV GOLF tour. We spoke candidly about the decision to join LIV and his experiences in his first months as a professional golfer.

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    Kevin Shea and Mike Policano - Ridgewood's Championship Co-Chairs of the U.S. Amateur

    September 5th, 2022  |  51 mins 35 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, curtis cup, florida state golf association, latanna stone, lsu women's golf, merion, usga

    My guests on this episode served as The Ridgewood Country Club's Championship Co-Chairs for the 122nd U.S. Amateur. Kevin Shea and Mike Policano led a team of incredible people at Ridgewood that made the week of the U.S. Amateur so enjoyable for everyone on property. Some fun stories from behind-the-scenes at Ridgewood!

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    Maxwell Moldovan - Ohio State's All-American

    August 29th, 2022  |  57 mins 33 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, maxwell moldovan, ohio state university, usga

    My guest on this episode is Maxwell Moldovan from The Ohio State University Men's Golf Team. Coming off an All-American season and a U.S. Open appearance this summer at The Country Club, it could be another magical year for Max as he eyes a National Championship run for the Buckeyes.

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    Dylan Meyer - 2016 Western Amateur Champion

    August 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 5 mins
    amateur golf, college golf, dylan meyer, golf, illinois, pga tour, western amateur, western golf association

    My guest on this episode is the 2016 Western Amateur Champion, Dylan Meyer. The former All-American from the University of Illinois spoke about his journey as a professional, but we also looked back on his stellar amateur and collegiate career and what brought him success at Knollwood in 2016. Fantastic conversation with one of the best amateurs to ever come out of the University of Illinois.

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    Drew Cohen - The Man on the Bag for Michael Thorbjornsen

    July 27th, 2022  |  43 mins 36 secs
    bones mckay, caddying, drew cohen, img, michael thorbjornsen, pga tour, stanford, usga, wellesley, western amateur

    My guest on this episode is Drew Cohen, the man on the bag for one of the best amateurs in the world....Michael Thorbjornsen.

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    Tyler Johnson - Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational Champion

    July 21st, 2022  |  48 mins 5 secs
    amateur golf, chattanooga choo choo invitational, college golf, elite amateur series, golf, tennessee golf, tyler johnson

    My guest on this episode is the defending Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational Champion, Tyler Johnson. When the tournament is held at Council Fire Golf Club next week, you won't find anyone that has had more success there than Tyler. Last summer, he won the Tennessee State Amateur AND the Choo Choo on that course and set some records along the way.