Australian Golf Show
Summary: Australian golf podcast covering all areas of the game across Australia and around the world. This golf show will deliver compelling interviews with a variety of guests that golf fans will love.
It is another massive week with Tiffany Cherry, Mark Allen and Martin Blake joined by the man behind major champions Minjee Lee and Hannah Green, Ritchie Smith. The Perth-based guru tells us all about their journeys to the top, Min Woo Lee's incredible talent, how his professional career shaped his coaching philosophy and much more in a chat that is not to be missed. Off the top, our hosts chat about the positives that have come from the PGA Tour's big announcements, the Australian courses which cracked the top-100 in the world and Ash Barty's performance in the icon series. Australian Golf writer Dane Heverin has all the news, and Visionary of the Year winner for the month of June, PGA Professional Andrew Cartledge, dials in. Marko's Masterclass focuses on positioning in the bunker.
We have a massive show this week! Off the top hosts Tiffany Cherry, Mark Allen and Martin Blake recap the KPMG Women's PGA Championship where Minjee Lee was only one shot off another major title, and Hannah Green and Steph Kyriacou also finished in the top-10. Dr Sheila Nguyen, Head of Sustainability Australia and New Zealand for the FIFA Women's World Cup, and recognised by the Australian Financial Review in its 2019 Top 100 Women of Influence, and Matt Chesterman, Golf Australia's Clubs & Facilities Support Senior Manager, join the show to discuss Golf Course 2030 - the Australian golf industry's roadmap to address external sustainability factors. Plus, they also give some insights into how clubs and facilities can make easy, small steps in the sustainability space. Australian Golf writer Dane Heverin has all the latest news, and Kirstalle Blum dials in from Croatia after her big breakthrough win on the Ladies European Tour's Access Series. Marko's Masterclass finishes off the show and was inspired by In Gee Chun's putting at Congressional on the weekend.
In another massive week in golf, 21-year-old rising star Stephanie Kyriacou joins the show ahead of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship to discuss words of advice for Karrie Webb, life on the LPGA Tour and its differences to the Ladies European Tour, and so much more. Before that hosts Tiffany Cherry, Mark Allen and Martin Blake recap the unforgettable finale at the US Open, the efforts of our Australians at Brookline, and the many other talking points dominating the golf work. Australian Golf writer Dane Heverin has all the latest news and we're joined by Stuart Gray who is running an amateur golf series - with some amazing prizes - to raise money for young people with cancer. Marko's Masterclass wraps up the show and it focuses on hitting out of fairway bunkers, just like Matt Fitzpatrick did on the 72nd hole of the US Open.
It's been a massive week in the world of golf and we dive into everything on the show! Tiffany Cherry is on holidays in Hawaii so Mark Allen and Martin Blake are joined by two-time Ladies European Tour winner and Golf Australia's female pathway's manager Stacey Peters. Off the top we recap Rory McIlroy's big win in Canada, the DP World Tour and Ladies European Tour's mixed event, LIV Golf's first event and we also hear from Min Woo Lee ahead of the US Open in Massachusetts. Our guest this week is Nikki McClure who has become the first female president of Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne. We discuss her journey within the sport, initiatives to get more women and girls playing, and which tees golfers should use. Australian Golf writer Dane Heverin has all the latest news and Marko's Masterclass will help you around the greens.
What a week! Minjee Lee's historic win at the US Women's Open has co-hosts Tiffany Cherry, Mark Allen and Martin Blake very excited! We dissect everything about her massive victory and Golf Australia's General Manager - High Performance Brad James stops by to talk through her journey from a 13-year-old budding star to two-time major champion. Plus, he gives us some insight into her personality. We also have all the latest news, and are joined by Woodlands Golf Club's general manager Richard Tullberg after they won Visionary of the Year honours for the month of May, before Marko's Masterclass returns with a focus on Minjee Lee's exquisite pre-shot routine.
This week on the Australian Golf Show, we send our best wishes to regular co-host Mark Allen who is away dealing with a family bereavement. In his absence, Tiffany Cherry is once again joined by Australian Golf media manager Martin Blake and Australian Golf writer Dane Heverin in the co-hosts chairs to look ahead to this week's US Women's Open and discuss the latest Australians locked into play The Open in July. The first of our very special guests this week is Nick O'Hern who joins us in the studio to discuss his new book 'How to Play Your Best Golf' which is available on all great bookstores. Nick runs through tips on assessing the lie of your ball before going to the range finder, the importance of the pre-shot routine and many other ways to lower your scores in a fascinating chat that any golfer needs to listen to. Our second guest is young professional Gabi Ruffels who dials in from North Carolina ahead of this week's US Women's Open to tell us about how she been faring over in the United States and to share a bit of her personal story. Plus all the latest news from the world of golf.
This week Grace Kim dials in to the show after her breakthrough win on the Epson Tour in Florida. She discusses how it took her time as a child to warm to the game of golf, the connection she has with major winners Karrie Webb and Hannah Green, and how life in America is treating her. To kick things off, Australian Golf Media writer Dane Heverin joins Tiffany Cherry and Martin Blake as a co-host in Mark Allen's absence to recap the PGA Championship and the Aussie results from around the globe, before running through all the latest news from the world of golf later in the show. Two-time Ladies European Tour winner and Golf Australia's female pathway manager Stacey Peters also drops in to give us some more insight on Grace Kim, preview this week's Queen Sirikit Cup and discuss juggling motherhood with work.
On a jam-packed episode hosts Tiffany Cherry, Mark Allen and Martin Blake kick-off proceedings by dissecting Minjee Lee's massive win at the LPGA Tour's Cognizant Founders Cup in New Jersey. Then, we are joined by Australian Golf Digest's PGA Tour reporter Evin Priest who is on the ground at Southern Hills for this week's US PGA Championship and he has the inside on word the hopes of the eight Australians in action. Ali Whitaker drops into the studio to discuss her journey from playing on the Ladies European Tour to commentating that same tour as well as on the LPGA and DP World Tour. She also gives us insight into how the networks go about broadcasting the game currently. To round out the show, our hosts recap the latest news and Marko's Masterclass focuses on Minjee Lee's incredible swing.
This week, Tiffany Cherry and Mark Allen track down last weekend's triumphant NT PGA champion, Austin Bautista, to talk to him about his stop-start career and his time undertaking charity work overseas. We also get the lowdown on the ins and outs of a season played in the shadow of a pandemic and floods to mention but a few issues with Nick Dastey, the PGA Tour of Australasia's tournaments director. Plus, all the news with Martin Blake and Marko's Masterclass wraps up the show.
It has been a massive week for Australian golf and we are joined by Golf Australia CEO James Sutherland to discuss the brilliant Australian Open news that the men and women will play the same courses, at the same time, for equal prize money. Plus the co-sanctioning with the DP World Tour and an update on the progression of the Australian Golf Strategy. Before all of that, hosts Tiffany Cherry and Mark Allen discuss Hannah Green and Minjee Lee falling short on the LPGA Tour in California, and their own excitement for December's Australian Open. Women's captain at Riverside Golf Club in Launceston, Tasmania - who won the Visionary of the Year award for the month of April - dials in to tell us about the brilliant initiatives their club has adopted. In Martin Blake's absence, Australian Golf Media's Dane Heverin has all the latest professional and amateur golf news, including Harrison Endycott's big win on the Korn Ferry Tour. Marko's Masterclass wraps up the show with a focus on Jon Rahm after his win at the Mexico Open.
This week our hosts Tiffany Cherry and Mark Allen kick off the show by discussing one of the biggest talking points in the world of golf - The Great White Shark, Greg Norman. They talk through the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary which aired last week, Norman's The Open ambitions and the latest on his work with the new Saudi-funded league. Then WA PGA champion Jay Mackenzie joins the show to talk about his life-changing win in Kalgoorlie at the weekend, sleeping in his grandfather's "old and beaten up" van, his perspective on professional golf and more. We are also joined by Shepparton Golf Club board member, Anne Pegg, to give us some insight on them becoming the first club to sign the R&A Women in Golf Charter. In Martin Blake's absence, Australian Golf writer Dane Heverin has all the latest news before we speak to two Australian Golf Foundation Junior Girls Golf Scholarship recipients who have won a great prize from Callaway. As always, Marko's Masterclass wraps up the show and he looks at the swings of Minjee Lee and Hannah Green.
This week our hosts Tiffany Cherry and Mark Allen recap another week big week for Australian golf including the Presidents Cup coming back to our shores, Cam Davis' third place finish on the PGA Tour, Karis Davidson kicking off her career on the LPGA Tour and they also pay tribute to the late Jack Newton. Our guests have some truly remarkable stories to tell. Peninsula-Kingswood professional Ben Murphy runs us through his incredible round of 57 in the most recent Saturday competition. Tony Webeck and Steve Keipert - the authors of 'Aussies at The Open' - also drop in to give us an insight into some of the amazing tales in their new book. Martin Blake has all the latest news and as always Marko's Masterclass wraps up the show.
This week Tiffany Cherry is back in the hosts chair alongside Mark Allen after her week off and they begin the show by recapping Cameron Smith's Masters run. To stick with the Augusta theme, Kirsten Rudgeley joins the show to tell us all about her experience at the Augusta National Women's Amateur where she recorded the best ever finish by an Australian. The Visionary of the Year winners for the month of March from Mount Macedon Golf Club provide some insight into how they achieved an incredible 600 percent rise in female engagement over the past year. Martin Blake has all the latest news from the world of golf and Marko's Masterclass wraps up another big show.
This week we go live and direct to Augusta National where journalist Michael Warner is reporting on the build-up to the Masters, with all the drama about Tiger Woods' likely return and the preparations of the leading Aussies, plus we talk to new Australian Men's Amateur champion Connor McKinney from Perth. Plus Kirsten Rudgeley's Augusta efforts, Ash Barty's golf prowess, hear snippets from Lucas Herbert and heaps more.
This week hosts Tiffany Cherry and Mark Allen record the show from our new studio at the Australian Golf Centre for the first time. Australian PGA Tour player Cameron Percy joins us from the US after his T4 finish at the PGA Tour's Corales Puntacana Championship in the Dominican Republic. That result was the 47-year-old's best finish in more than a decade. In the studio, Sandy Golf Links trailblazing superintendent Gerry O'Callaghan joins us to tell us about her journey in the golf industry. Our hosts also chat a bit about Tiger and look ahead to the first women's major of the year - this week's Chevron Championship. Martin Blake is back after a week off with all the latest news, and the show wraps up with the latest edition of Marko's Masterclass.