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PGA Tour veteran Bo Van Pelt and golf writer Farrell Evans tee up thoughtful conversations about golf, culture, and everything between. Get insider tour stories, explore the history of the game, and dig deep into racial and social issues that have defined —and continue to shape—the sport. Each week, these longtime friends offer commentary, hot takes, interviews, and opinions about the game they love and the world around it.
 
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Phil Mickelson won the 103rd PGA Championship to become at 50-years-old the oldest winner of a major championship. Bo and Farrell look back on the historic win and the wild scene that ensued on the final hole with the raucous gallery. They also look ahead to the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines in June and Phil's chances of completing the career grand sla…
 
Steve Scott is best known to the golf world for nearly beating Tiger Woods in the 1996 U.S. Amateur at Pumpkin Ridge in Oregon. On the 25th anniversary of one of the most epic U.S. Amateur finals, Scott is releasing a new book, “Hey Tiger, You Need to Move your Mark back: 9 Simple Words That Changed the Game of Golf Forever. With Bo and Farrell, Sc…
 
Summary: Golf is one of those sports where when you come out of college there is no team to help you transition into life as a pro. Pro golfers are independent contractors who pay their own bills and plan their own transportation. It's especially hard when you're a young player without significant financial resources or connections. That's where Ke…
 
B.J. Little, a 16-year-old participant in the First Tee Metro Atlanta chapter, is the future of golf, whether he becomes a PGA Tour player, U.S. Senator or the President of the United States. In a wide-ranging conversation on Both Sides of the Ball, Little wowed Bo and Farrell with his maturity, ambition, leadership qualities and love for the game …
 
Roger Steele has a perspective on the game of golf that you should know. With Bo and Farrell, the Chicago native explains his advice to beginning golfers, trash talking and handling people who underestimate your golf knowledge because of the way you look.
 
Bo played in four Masters and Farrell covered the tournament for many years, but they still get chills talking about golf's mecca. Bo tells the story of his hole in one on the Par 3 16th in the 2012 Masters on his way to a final round 64. They make picks and reflect on the significance of the club making Lee Elder an honorary starter at this year's…
 
A Detroit native, Sommer Woods is the tournament lead for The John Shippen, a golf event in late June that will give the best African-American amateurs and pros an opportunity to qualify for the PGA Tour’s Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Golf Club. With Bo and Farrell, Sommer explains the challenges and opportunities of diversity and conclus…
 
Tisha Alyn is one of the hottest influencers in the world of golf. The 27-year- old SoCal native is making the game cooler, fresher and more accessible. With Bo and Farrell, Alyn takes us on her journey from the grind of the mini-tours to a one-woman act on the world golf stage. She recalls the first time she met Phil Mickelson and his impact on he…
 
The U.S. Amateur and U.S. Amateur Public Links champion played nearly a decade on the PGA Tour before retiring in early 2000 to pursue a new career as a golf broadcaster. With Bo and Farrell, he shows off the humor and golf knowledge that have made him a popular podcast host. Full of fresh insights on players and trends in the game, the 35-year Pil…
 
Bo and Farrell tell us what they were thinking when they learned the news of Tiger's wreck in Los Angeles on the morning of February 23. They look back at Tiger's magnificent career to look forward to his long rehabilitation and the longshot of him ever being as great as he was when he was the best player to ever play the game. They talk about the …
 
For three decades Rick Smith has been one of the most respected golf instructors in the world with clients that include major champions, Phil Mickelson, Lee Janzen, Jack Nicklaus, David Duval, Vijay Singh and Greg Norman. With Bo and Farrell, he discusses the current state of teaching, his own ups and downs as a player and working with some of the …
 
In a 40-year career as a golf writer, Pete McDaniel has written three books, a documentary and appeared in numerous documentaries as an expert, most recently HBO’s two-part series on Tiger Woods. With Bo and Farrell, the Asheville, N.C native and retired Golf Digest senior writer, recalls his roots in the game as a caddie, covering Tiger Woods, fri…
 
Sidelined from the PGA Tour with Covid, Harold Varner III took some time to have a wide-ranging and candid conversation with Bo and Farrell about life on and off the tour. In his laid-back southern drawl the 30-year-old Charlotte resident takes the fellas down a fun winding ride through speaking out after the George Floyd murder, battling nerves at…
 
Kamaiu Johnson, a 26-year-old African-American pro golfer, is making his PGA Tour debut at The 2021 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. With Bo and Farrell, the Tallahassee, Florida native shares his heart-warming journey from taking up the game at 13 to dropping out of school to being homeless to struggling on the mini tours to securing sponso…
 
No matter your political bent it’s easy to concede that Donald Trump has been an unusual president. In this latest episode of Both Sides of the Ball, Bo and Farrell have a wide-ranging conversation with Rick Reilly, the 11-time Sportswriter of the Year award winner and author of Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump, to try to gain more insig…
 
In late 2020, Teddy Greenstein made the leap to Pointsbet, a betting website, after a 24-year career with the Chicago Tribune, where he covered golf and Big 10 football and basketball. With old friends, Bo and Farrell, Greenstein discusses his decision to join the fast-growing world of online sports betting, some of his favorite memories from cover…
 
Most people know that in 2020 world No. 1 Dustin Johnson won four tournaments, including the Masters and the $15 million FedEx Cup. What is less known is the role that his diet plays in his success. Chef Michael Parks is the man responsible for filling Johnson up with food that provides the fuel to beat the best players in the world. With Bo and Fa…
 
In case you missed it, Bo & Farrell had a wide-ranging conversation with Michael Collins, an ESPN golf personality, aka America's Caddie. A former comedian and caddie, Collins serves up a hefty dose of funny stories of his escapades as a tour caddie, as well as some perspective on the decline of the black caddie.…
 
With a generous donation from NBA star Steph Curry, Howard University's golf program is being revived after 40 years of dormancy. Sam Puryear, a 50-year-old Winston Salem, NC native, is charged with building the men's and women's program at the HBCU in the nation's capital. With Bo and Farrell, Sam shares his vision for the program and how golf can…
 
In 2014, Ben Reiter, then a Sports Illustrated baseball writer, wrote a cover story predicting that the Houston Astros, one of Major League Baseball's worst teams, would win the World Series in three years. After the Astros fulfilled his prediction in 2017, Reiter detailed the team's rise in his book Astroball. When it was discovered that the Astro…
 
When Alan Shipnuck was a college intern at Sports Illustrated he landed his first cover story in 1994. At 21-years old he became one of the youngest staff writers in the magazine’s history. Over the last 25 years, Shipnuck, now a senior writer at Golf Magazine, has crafted one of the most unique voices in golf journalism—at once playful, funny, sin…
 
For TaylorMade, Tony Starks writes product descriptions and website content for the worldwide golf brand. For the game of golf, the Little Washington, Virginia native is a steadfast ambassador of diversity and inclusion. With Bo and Farrell, the Morehouse College graduate discusses his diversity and inclusion work with both TaylorMade and PGA Magaz…
 
Bo and Farrell have an intimate conversation about the Masters and the Augusta National Golf Club. As a participant in four Masters, Bo knows the course very well and the satisfaction of making the game’s most select field and being in contention on Sunday. Here Bo recounts his favorite memories from the tournament, including the time he had a hole…
 
On the PGA Tour there are just four African-American players. Andy Walker, the 45-year-old African-American and Lynn University men’s golf coach, wants to change that with the creation of the UGA Developmental Academy, which will nurture African-American golfers for careers as tour players and employment opportunities in the industry. Walker knows …
 
First Tee President Greg McLaughlin joins Bo and Farrell to discuss the success and challenges of the organization that has reached more than 15 million young people since its founding in 1997. While only at the helm of The First Tee since 2018, McLaughlin has closely watched over the years the organization grow into a behemoth in the game. Bo help…
 
For years Mac Barnhardt was one of golf's top agents—shepherding the careers of the likes of Davis Love III, David Duval and Brandt Snedeker from his perch in Sea Island, Ga., where he created a sanctuary to develop and nurture talent. But in 2018 he was, in his words, fired by the company that bought his company. Now he's reemerged with a plan to …
 
Lt. Colonel Dan Rooney, an F-16 Fighter pilot in the Air Force Reserves and a PGA professional, has combined his love and admiration for golf, military service and flying to create the Folds of Honor Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides scholarships to families of military men and women who have fallen or been disabled while on active…
 
Think Bill James, a pioneer of baseball statistics or the Moneyball story of how Billy Bean used stats to make the Oakland A's a viable MLB franchise. Now think about the man who revolutionized the use of statistics in the game of golf. That man is Mark Broadie, who joined Bo and Farrell to explain Strokes Gained, the revolutionary tool that change…
 
Mariah Stackhouse, a 26-year-old four-time All American at Stanford, is the only African-American with full status on the LPGA Tour. The Atlanta native is poised to make an impact on women and African-Americans in the game of golf. With Bo and Farrell, Mariah shares the love, faith, self-belief and purpose that has driven her to the elite of women'…
 
For more than two decades, Michael Bamberger, a Golf Magazine writer, has brought an unconventional and often quirky sensibility to his coverage of Tiger Woods. Bamberger discusses The Second Life of Tiger Woods, his look at the 15-time major winner's resurgence after a long downward spiral in his career. In the second segment, Sameer Pandya, a lit…
 
Loud, outspoken and a sometimes outlandish dresser, the 36-year-old San Jose native and three-time LPGA Tour winner is not your typical reserved Tour player. Whether it’s about Black Lives Matter or LGBT or Covid-19 protocols, she isn’t afraid to speak her mind. With Bo and Farrell, Christina is funny, honest and grateful about her life in golf.…
 
With stints at Newsday, the New York Times and Sports Illustrated, where he covered the NFL and the PGA Tour, Damon Hack is one of the most respected sportswriters in America. At the Golf Channel since 2012, the Los Angeles native and father of triplet boys has responded to the current social unrest with a weekly segment on the Morning Drive that p…
 
When Sean Foley speaks it's a window into the mind of a man equally at home with both The Golfing Machine and The Autobiography of Malcolm X. The 46-year-old Canadian native has been an instructor to some of the best players in the world, including Tiger Woods and Justin Rose. Often waxing eloquent in the lyrical cadences of some of his favorite ra…
 
In 2005, Jason Gore was a sectional qualifier in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst and nearly won the championship. Now 15-years later, he works for the USGA as the Player Liaison, where he has the task of providing a player's perspective on course setup at this year's championship at Winged Foot. With Bo and Farrell, Gore talks about that magical week at…
 
No matter your political bent it’s easy to concede that Donald Trump has been an unusual president. In this latest episode of Both Sides of the Ball, Bo and Farrell have a wide-ranging conversation with Rick Reilly, the 11-time Sportswriter of the Year award winner and author of Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump, to try to gain more insig…
 
Bo and Farrell visit with old friends, Tim O’Neal and Alan Bratton. O’Neal, a 48-year-old journeyman pro golfer who has seen everything in 25 years of his pursuit to reach the PGA Tour, shares the story of how he let his best chance of making the tour slip away at the 2000 Q-School. Bratton, the Oklahoma State men’s golf coach, talks about some of …
 
Bo and Farrell react to the response of professional sports to the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. While the NFL, the NBA and WNBA, Major League Baseball and the NHL engaged the moment with boycotts and statements of player solidarity around addressing social justice issues and police brutality, PGA Tour players at the BMW Championsh…
 
In episode No.2 of Both Sides of the Ball, Bo and Farrell have wide-ranging conversations with Jeff Champ, the father of rising PGA Tour star, Cameron Champ, and Michael Collins, an ESPN golf personality. Bo and Farrell learn what the Champ’s are doing through their foundation to grow the game and help underserved youth. A former comedian and caddi…
 
In this premiere episode of Both Sides of the Ball, co-hosts and long-time friends Bo Van Pelt and Farrell Evans explain how the social unrest in America during the Pandemic led them to start this podcast that will use the game of golf as a platform to ask deeper questions about our society and culture. The show's first two guests, both PGA Profess…
 
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