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October 15, 2021

I Love to Play - #181

Golf's original entertainer Peter Jacobsen joins Keith this week. Together they discuss the current and future state of the game. Jacobsen has been a leading ambassador for connecting professionals and fans for decades. His honest and open opinion is not only refreshing, but brilliant. 

In 2022, the PGA Tour Champions is introducing a new team event called the World Champions Cup. Teams from Europe, the World and USA will compete in a modern style Ryder Cup match. Fans and players love team events and Peter is the perfect promoter. To close, his Rapid Fire Q&A is off the charts funny. 

The Weekly Update discusses the buzz around JR Smith's first collegiate tournament, Phil versus the USGA and a young woman shoots 57 in a high school championship! 

 

ProShow Playlist Ep. #181: 

I Love to Play (Jake Trout & the Flounders), Square Grooves (Jake Trout & the Flounders), Sky Full of Stars (Coldplay)

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October 8, 2021

These Days - #180

The PGA Tour starts two weeks in Las Vegas and the LPGA wraps up two weeks in New Jersey. Golf is busy for October and shows no signs of slowing down. Especially the LPGA tour who announced big news this week. Keith spent a couple days ay the Cognizant Founders Cup and has the whole story. 

Katherine Kirk is a 3-time winner on the LPGA tour and she joins Keith to give her perspective on this elite event in north Jersey. As usual, Keith's conversation goes way past golf and takes Katherine all the way back to college and Africa as a way of covering current events. 

The Weekly Update reports last week's winners as only Keith can. Brooks and Bryson have a match, Phil explains Physics and of course, more JR Smith and his journey through college. 

 

ProShow Playlist Ep. #180: 

Tomorrow (Silverchair), These Days (Powderfinger), Ain't No Mountain High Enough (Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell)

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October 1, 2021

Free - #179

The show starts quick as there's a surprise caller in the first segment with a big announcement! It's a cool concept for the Cognizant Founders Cup next week in northern New Jersey. Speaking of the Founders Cup, Scott Wood is the Tournament Director of the vanguard LPGA tournament and he joins us as well.

It's an event that has moved from Arizona, missed 2020 and has quickly become a premiere players event in 2021. Scott's perspective really puts the powerful growth of the LPGA into perspective and his candor on what the future holds is quite interesting.

The Weekly Update covers Bryson's loooong week, JT's recovery, DJ's party practices and a big move by Farmers. 

 

ProShow Playlist Ep. #179: 

Free (Phish), Climb to Safety (Widespread Panic), Believer (Imagine Dragons)

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The 43rd Ryder Cup takes center stage this weekend and SiriusXM PGA Tour Network host Chantel McCabe joins us live from Kohler, Wisconsin. Her perspective from the field of battle is priceless. She's covered the Stanley Cup, Superbowl and Olympic games, but there's just something special about a Ryder Cup. Her creative candor is entertaining and engaging. 

The Weekly Update breaks down the two teams as only Keith can. A quick take on all 24 Ryder Cup competitors along with a great story from Keith's first Cup experience in 1999. Another great pop-culture fiesta!  

 

ProShow Playlist Ep. #178: 

Rock you like a Hurricane (Scorpions), Good as Hell (Lizzo), Welcome to the Jungle (Guns and Roses)

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September 17, 2021

The Greatest Show - #177

This is a massive Ryder Cup preview show. Keith is joined first by Jeff Price. Jeff is the Chief Commercial Officer of the PGA of America. His team is responsible for all of the media, digital, marketing, partnerships, etc. You get the idea. He brings an immeasurable perspective to the show covering all aspects of this highly anticipated sporting event.  

Following Jeff, Keith speaks with the Senior Editor of PointsBetUSA, Teddy Greenstein. Greenstein worked for the past twenty-five years at the Chicago Tribune before transitioning to the sportsbook world. Golf is exponentially growing in the gaming vertical and Teddy shares with us why. Needless to say with twelve singles matches next Sunday and a full NFL slate of games, Teddy and his team are excited for next weekend!

The Weekly Update shines a light on Billy Horschel's phone calls, PGA Tour's Rookie and Player of the Year, Steph Curry at the Ryder Cup and JR Smith's latest grades in school. Yes golf's funniest ten minutes is as entertaining as ever! 

 

ProShow Playlist Ep. #177: 

The Greatest Show (Hugh Jackman), Born in the USA (Bruce Springsteen), Gonna Fly Now (Bill Conti)

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The Solheim Cup story and the Ryder Cup Captain's picks are just two awesome examples of the value performance analytics represent in sports today. Justin Ray is golf's guru and in this interview he covers a couple of really cool topics. None more important than how Ryder Cup pairings should be made in a couple weeks. From a PGA father's mentorship, to working for ESPN and the Golf Channel, Justin has some amazing experiences to relate. 

The Weekly Update shines a light on Tiger's recovery, Patrick Reed's Twitter practices, JT's practical joke and of course JR Smith. Golf's funniest ten minutes doesn't disappoint. 

 

ProShow Playlist Ep. #176: 

Natural (Imagine Dragons), Waiting on the World to Change (John Mayer w/ Ben Harper), Castle on the Hill (Ed Sheeran)

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September 3, 2021

Renegades - #175

Mark Cannizzaro has written for the New York Post since 1993. He's covered a million golf stories in his career, but this season might be his toughest to summarize. Together with Keith, they take a deep dive into the 2020-2021 PGA Tour year. Redemption, breakthroughs, playoffs and player drama defined many aspects of this year on tour. Enjoy their colorful conversation along with a Ryder Cup preview of Captain Stricker's picks. 

The Solheim Cup takes advantage of a Monday finish, the Weekly Update entertains and Keith tells an awesome Payne Stewart story. We can't believe the ProShow is only one hour with this much entertainment! 

 

ProShow Playlist Ep. #175: 

Take the Money and Run (Steve Miller Band), Renegades (X Ambassadors), Iko Iko (Grateful Dead) 

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August 27, 2021

Instant Karma - #174

"Play golf, save the world." That's the mission statement of Member For a Day. The company founder, Eric Sedransk, believes golf can help drive tremendous good in the world. Started during a pandemic this amazing conduit for helping connect charities and donors worldwide has raised over $1.4 million dollars in just over a year. The ProShow brings Eric's awesome story to life in this episode. 

Coverage of the NORTHERN TRUST - as a playoff is needed to decide a playoff, the USA Solheim Cup team is finalized for next weekend, a great Weekly Update and the most popular storylines from the BMW Championship. Golf pop-culture entertainment at its finest. 

 

ProShow Playlist Ep. #174: 

Present Tense (Pearl Jam), Kids (Ben Rector), Sunday Best (Surfaces), Instant Karma (John Lennon) 

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