Fred Altvater and Carlos Torres, once again check-in the world of golf to bringing you the latest news, insight, analysis, interviews, recaps and previews.
This Thursday, golf is making it return to sports’ biggest stage, The Olympics, for the first time in 112 years, and on The Practice Range, you’ll learn everything there is to know about it.
On the Weekend Backspin they’ll recap how Russel Knox won the Travelers Championship, but it was Jim Furyk who made history with a 58; Anthony Wall ends record for longest winless drought at the Aberdeen Asset Management Paul Lawrie Match Play; Joe Durant wins 3M Championship over Miguel Angel Jimenez with sudden death eagle; Wesley Bryan earns automatic PGA Tour promotion with win at the Digital Ally Championship and Eun Jeong Seong win US Women’s Amateur.
The Par-5 News bring you Nike’s exit from the golf equipment industry and Golfsmith considering Bankruptcy; Shane Lowry and Matthew Fitzpatrick alter their schedules to go all in to qualify for the Euro Ryder Cup Team; Slow play in big tournaments is getting more than lip service this year; Player updates on Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm and Bryson DeChambeau; and Mariah Stackhouse joins KPMG and is given five exceptions on Symetra Tour.
The Very Important Guest (VIG) of the Week is Ed Travis, a golf writer, equipment reviewer and travel expert is on hand to answer what in the wide, wide world is going on with the golf Equip Industry.