The Back of the Range

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

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    Michael Kartrude - Chasing the Dream on the Mackenzie Tour

    September 12th, 2018  |  49 mins 59 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, european tour, golf, mackenzie tour, pga, pga canada, podcast, usga

    Our guest this week is Michael Kartrude from West Palm Beach, Florida. Michael plays professionally on the Mackenzie Tour in Canada and he shared some great stories from his life on the road and also from his time working at The Bear's Club in Jupiter.

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    Alan Bratton - Oklahoma State University, Men's Head Coach

    September 5th, 2018  |  43 mins 40 secs
    alan bratton, college golf, golf, oklahoma state, pga, rickie fowler

    With college golf starting up again, we figured this would be the perfect time to catch up with men's coach Alan Bratton from the defending national champions, Oklahoma State University. We discuss his approach to coaching, his victories as a player AND a coach, and his experience caddying for two U.S. Amateur champions.

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    Hannah Fleming - Assistant Curator, British Golf Museum

    August 30th, 2018  |  50 mins 42 secs
    british open, claret jub, henrik stenson, jordan speith, old tom morris, open championship, r&a, ryder cup, st. andrews, usga

    Our guest this week is Hannah Fleming, the assistant curator of The British Golf Museum in St. Andrews, Scotland! Very educational and interesting episode revolving around golf history, interesting artifacts at the museum, and the origination of the Claret Jug. Great episode for anyone interested in golf!

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    Sheena Willoughby - Stories from The Dunvegan, The Home of Golf's 19th Hole

    August 23rd, 2018  |  1 hr 3 mins
    dunvegan, golf, old course, podcast, scotland, st.andrews

    Our guest this week is Sheena Willoughby from The Dunvegan Hotel in St. Andrews, Scotland. After owning the Dunvegan with her husband Jack for nearly 25 years, Sheena shared some great stories! The Dunvegan is the most famous 19th hole in the world, as well it should be! After all, it is only a 9-iron away from The Old Course. Presidents, major champions, and celebrities have raised a pint in this pub over the years, and Sheena has the stories and the pictures to prove it! Tons of great stories in this episode!

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    Steve Scott - Stories from the 1996 US Amateur

    August 15th, 2018  |  53 mins 16 secs
    amateur golf, golf, podcast, steve scott, tiger woods, usga

    It's U.S. Amateur week! This week we visit with Steve Scott, the man that stared down Tiger Woods in the 1996 U.S. Amateur Final at Pumpkin Ridge. Arguably, one of the greatest finals in U.S. Amateur history. We discuss Steve's experience playing collegiately at UF, his two Walker Cup appearances, the match against Tiger, and his new projects: The Outpost Club and Silver Club Golfing Society.

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    The Amazing Story of Patrick Gibbons Handmade's Exotic Leather Golf Goods

    August 8th, 2018  |  41 mins 5 secs
    amateur golf, golf, leather, patrick gibbons, podcast

    One of our more unique episodes this week! Our guest is Patrick Gibbons, owner of Patrick Gibbons Handmade. Patrick specializes in exotic leather golf goods and counts celebrities and PGA Tour stars as some of his exclusive clientele. It's a fascinating story of how an amazing company started and it proves that hard work and a little bit of luck pays off in the end.

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    Sandra Gal - LPGA Tour Winner and Solheim Cup Member

    August 1st, 2018  |  29 mins 41 secs
    germany, lpga tour, pga, rickie fowler, sandra gal, tony finau

    Our guest this week is Sandra Gal. The LPGA Tour winner and two-time Solheim Cup team member called in from a lake in Germany on her vacation before playing the Scottish and British Open. We had some fun with this episode chatting about her life on and off the LPGA Tour!

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    Bob Murphy - 1965 US Amateur Champion

    July 25th, 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins
    amateur golf, bob murphy, champions tour, college golf, florida golf, masters, usga, walker cup

    Such an honor to have Bob Murphy join us this week! Bob won the 1965 US Amateur and the 1966 NCAA Individual National Championship before embarking on a successful professional career where he won multiple times on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour. World Cup, Walker Cup, Ryder Cup.....Murph did it all. Tons of great stories in this episode!

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    Nick Gilliam - 2001 NCAA Individual National Champion

    July 18th, 2018  |  56 mins 34 secs
    amateur golf, florida, gators, golf, ncaa, nick gilliam, podcast, us open

    Our guest this week is Nick Gilliam! The stars aligned in 2001 as the University of Florida Gators captured the National Championship, and Nick picked up the individual championship as well. We discuss his college days with Camilo Villegas and Steve Scott, his days as a pro on the Hooters Tour, and his job in golf after his playing career ended. Tons of great stories in this episode!

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    Ryan Howison - Winning on the and Stories from the PGA Tour - Part 2

    July 11th, 2018  |  49 mins 24 secs
    golf, pga tour, ryan howison, tiger woods, usga

    This week, we resume our conversation with Ryan Howison. Ryan played professionally on the Tour and the PGA Tour. After a stellar 1999 Season on the Tour, Ryan went back to the PGA Tour in 2000....right in the middle of Tigermania. We spoke about life on the tour, his experience as a re-instated amateur, sponsorship deals, and the Cleveland VAS irons from 1996.

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    Austin Cook, PGA Tour Rookie Sensation

    July 5th, 2018  |  59 mins 48 secs
    amateur golf, austin cook, college golf, european tour, golf, pga, podcast, usga

    Austin Cook, PGA rookie and winner of the 2017 RSM Classic, joins us this week at The Back of the Range Golf Podcast! After an amazing career at the University of Arkansas, Austin rose up the ranks on the mini-tours, found great success at Monday Qualifiers, and won in only his 4th event as a full-time member of the PGA Tour. Great stories and candid opinions from one of the top-ranked rookies on Tour!

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    Gene Elliott - Top-Ranked Senior Amateur from Iowa

    June 27th, 2018  |  57 mins 17 secs
    crump cup, eugene elliott, gene elliott, golf, iowa, mike mccoy, usga

    Our very special guest this week is Gene Elliott. After winning the George C. Thomas Invitational in Los Angeles recently, Gene is now the #1 Ranked Senior Amateur in the country! Gene shared some great stories from amazing Iowa Hall of Fame career, working with Harmon and Leadbetter, and his 29 USGA appearances!

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    Bob Toski - Legendary Golf Instructor

    June 20th, 2018  |  1 hr 12 mins
    amateur golf, college golf, european tour, golf, pga, podcast, toski, us open, usga

    We had the incredible honor to speak with the living legend of golf instruction, Bob Toski, last month. He welcomed us into his home for an afternoon of incredible golf stories. Mr. Toski had a story about Hogan, Snead, Hagen, and Bobby Jones! At 91 years old, he is truly one of the greats!

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    Joe Buck - The Voice of the U.S. Open

    June 12th, 2018  |  49 mins 4 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, european tour, fox sports, golf, joe buck, pga, podcast, us open, usga

    It's U.S. Open week and our guest this week is Joe Buck. He will anchor the coverage along with Paul Azinger, Brad Faxon, and the entire FOX Sports crew. Joe spoke about his career and his thoughts on covering the game of golf....especially the U.S. Open. A very fun and candid interview with the voice of the U.S. Open!

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    Ryan Howison - Winning on the and Stories from the PGA Tour - Part 1

    June 6th, 2018  |  43 mins 22 secs
    amateur golf, college golf, european tour, golf, pga, podcast, ryan howison, usga

    This week's guest is Ryan Howison from Jupiter, Florida. After battling shoulder injuries as the starting third baseman for the University of North Carolina Tarheels, he decided to take a shot at professional golf. Ryan competed all over the world and played on the Tour and PGA Tour during the 90s and early 2000s. He told some amazing stories from his time as a professional.

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    Mike Weeks - The Journey to Three U.S. Opens

    May 30th, 2018  |  49 mins 53 secs
    bear lakes country club, gary nicklaus, jack nicklaus, mike weeks, pbcga, pga tour, usga

    Our guest this week is Mike Weeks from West Palm Beach, Florida. As we inch closer to this year's U.S. Open, it's the perfect time to catch up with Mike and hear his stories from playing in three U.S. Opens. From practice rounds with Seve and Faldo to winning a sectional playoff in front of Jack Nicklaus....this episode really does have it all.