The Back of the Range
Weekly interviews from prominent amateurs, coaches, and personalities from the game of golf!
We found 10 episodes of The Back of the Range with the tag “r&a”.
Carol Semple Thompson - The Queen of Amateur Golf
April 13th, 2022 | 58 mins 58 secs
amateur golf, augusta national women's amateur, carol semple thompson, curtis cup, golf podcast, r&a, usga
My guest on the 250th episode of The Back of the Range is Carol Semple Thompson. One of the greatest amateurs in the history of golf and an absolute treasure. Enjoy!
Gene Elliott - 2021 U.S. Senior and British Senior Amateur Champion
December 2nd, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
british senior amateur, gene elliott, global golf post, iowa golf association, mike mccoy, r&a, seminole golf club, u.s. senior amateur, usga
My guest on this episode is the 2021 U.S. Senior Amateur and British Senior Amateur Champion, Gene Elliott. That's right, the 2012 inductee into the Iowa Golf Hall of Fame captured both championships in 2021 adding his name to a list that includes Hogan, Jones, and Woods as men that were able to capture a USGA and R&A title in the same year. Gene shared some absolutely incredible stories about 2021 that are a must-listen!
John Gough - 2021 Palmetto Amateur Champion
July 23rd, 2021 | 52 mins 22 secs
amateur golf, charlotte, college golf, conor gough, john gough, palmetto amateur, r&a
My guest on this episode is John Gough. John wrapped up an impressive five years at Charlotte and is the new Palmetto Amateur Champion. Great conversation with the very first Englishman to win this prestigious championship!
THE ROAD TO AUGUSTA - Abel Gallegos, Latin America Amateur Champion
March 11th, 2020 | 28 mins 47 secs
abel gallegos, amateur golf, angel cabrera, argentina, augusta, las mulitas, masters, mayakoba, paco aleman, r&a, usga
The Road to Augusta series kicks off with the last amateur to receive an invitation to the Masters: the 2020 Latin American Amateur Champion, Abel Gallegos from Argentina. The 17-year old shot a flawless 67 on the final day to capture the title at Mayakoba. Special thanks to Paco Aleman for helping out as an interpreter in this episode!
Will Zalatoris - Memories from the 2017 Walker Cup Matches
October 2nd, 2019 | 51 mins 7 secs
arnold palmer, gb&i team, kornferry tour, pga tour, r&a, royal liverpool, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, wake forest, walker cup, will zalatoris
Will Zalatoris joins us this week at The Back of the Range Golf Podcast direct from the Albertson's Boise Open during the KornFerry Tour Finals. We chat about his experience this year on tour and also his fond memories from the 2017 Walker Cup. Will went 3-1 in his matches as the U.S. defeated GB&I by the score of 19-7.
Nathaniel Crosby - 2019 U.S. Walker Cup Captain
September 16th, 2019 | 35 mins 21 secs
amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, ben hogan, bing crosby, cole hammer, hoylake, john augenstein, nathaniel crosby, r&a, royal liverpool, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, walker cup
Our guest this week is the victorious 2019 U.S. Walker Cup Captain, Nathaniel Crosby. This episode was recorded before the matches took place, so it is an interesting conversation with the man that the USGA chose to lead this team to victory at Hoylake. We discussed his experience on the Walker Cup team in 1983, the practice sessions at Pinehurst, and some personal stories that you'd expect from a Crosby.
THE ROAD TO HOYLAKE - John Augenstein and Andy Ogletree
September 5th, 2019 | 25 mins 13 secs
amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, andy ogletree, georgia tech, hoylake, john augenstein, julie williams, r&a, royal liverpool, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, vanderbilt, walker cup
Our eighth episode in the series takes us down The Road to Hoylake as we catch up with the two young men that squared off in the U.S. Amateur final at Pinehurst. Andy Ogletree was victorious over John Augenstein in the end, but both have made it to Hoylake as members of the U.S. Walker Cup team. We were fortunate enough to grab them both for a quick chat at the Newark airport before they hopped a flight to the UK. Thanks to the USGA for helping us get some time with John and Andy!
Jay Sigel - U.S. Walker Cup Legend
August 27th, 2019 | 53 mins 38 secs
amateur golf, arnold palmer, jay sigel, r&a, royal liverpool, sam snead, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, wake forest, walker cup
Our guest this week is Jay Sigel. The only man to win the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur in the same year. Jay played on NINE consecutive U.S. Walker Cup teams and holds the record for most victories, points won, and matches played. One of the greatest amateur careers in history joins us for great stories about his Masters appearances and life around the game.
THE ROAD TO HOYLAKE - Brandon Wu and Cole Hammer
August 21st, 2019 | 46 mins 49 secs
amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, brandon wu, cole hammer, hoylake, isaiah salinda, julie williams, longhorns, r&a, royal liverpool, stanford golf, texas golf, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, walker cup
Our seventh episode takes us down The Road to Hoylake as we catch up with two of the top-ranked amateurs in the world. Brandon Wu has had an amazing summer. Lead Stanford to the National Championship. Played in the U.S. and British Open Championship. Played in the Pan-Am Games in Peru for the United States. Is Walker Cup next? Cole Hammer already punched his ticket to Hoylake as the #1 Ranked Amateur in the World. Look for Cole to lead the Americans at Royal Liverpool Golf Club. As always, we catch up with Julie Williams from AmateurGolf.com for some additional insight.
THE ROAD TO HOYLAKE - Akshay Bhatia and Ricky Castillo
August 14th, 2019 | 53 mins 42 secs
akshay bhatia, amateur golf, amateurgolf.com, gators golf, george gankas, hoylake, j.c. deacon, julie williams, r&a, ricky castillo, royal liverpool, scooby snacks, the back of the range golf podcast, usga, walker cup
Our sixth episode takes us down The Road to Hoylake as we catch up junior standouts Akshay Bhatia and Ricky Castillo. Akshay, the #1 ranked junior in the world, has already been selected to the U.S. Team and will look to leave the amateur ranks on a high note at Hoylake. Ricky just completed a fantastic run at the Western Amateur and is looking to keep the momentum going at the U.S. Amateur. As always, we catch up with Julie Williams from AmateurGolf.com for some additional insight.