Co-hosts Fred Altvater and Carlos Torres, once again check-in on the world of golf to bring you the latest news, insight, analysis, interviews, recaps and previews.
On The Weekend Backspin they’ll recap how Brian Stuard survived the weather-plagued Zurich Classic and won it outdueled Jamie Lovemark and Byeong-Hun An in a playoff; Li Haotong delighted the home fans winning Volvo China Open; Jenny Shin came from behind to win the Volunteers of America Shootout; and Seamus Power finish strong to win the United Leasing and Finance Championship.
Then on The Par-5 News presented by United Golf Network, they’ll talk about more changes coming to the Fox broadcasting team; USGA to have a 300-yard Par-3 at Oakmont for the US Open; Ian Baker Finch on why guys are pulling out of the Olympics, and why Olympics added Golf; and National Golf Day is May 18.
Our Very Important Guest (VIG) of the Week, is The Golden Bear, Jack Nicklaus who will talk to us about his course design business and philanthropy efforts. This will lead up to our topic on The Practice Range where we will discuss whether philanthropy in golf is a heartfelt thing or just lip service.