The Good-Good Golf Podcast

Golf talk for the serious golfer

About the show

Good-Good is the golf show for the serious golfer. We celebrate everything great about the game, from course architecture to promoting public golf.

Episodes

  • Ep 108: Dr Hannah Brown

    May 8th, 2022  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Does golf do enough to be inclusive (and what does that even mean)? And if the answer is no, is that a dumb business decision as much as anything else? What are the up sides of diversity and how do people within the game go about making it happen? Lots and lots of questions and some fascinating and intelligent answers when Dr Hannah Brown joins the Good Good golf podcast.

  • Ep 107: Nick O'Hern's Play Your Best Golf

    April 25th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins

    We almost never do anything instruction related in this pod but for one of Australia's best players and nicest guys we made an exception as we welcome Nick O'Hern to talk about his new book Play Your Best Golf. Worth a listen and re-listen, this interview and the book are both filled with nuggets that are all but guaranteed to help your game.

  • Ep 106: Pod Spotlight: Shane Derby of Firm and Fast

    April 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 10 mins

    It's not hard to find a golf podcast in 2022 but it can be hard to find one that is both different and good. In February this year the Firm and Fast podcast launched and has proved to be both of those things. On this week's episode we meet founder and host, Ireland's Shane Derby, to find out what he's up to.

  • Ep 105: Women and Golf with Nicole Wheatley

    March 18th, 2022  |  1 hr 15 mins

    Nicole Wheatley has been in the golf industry for more than 20 years and has some fascinating thoughts on what the game gets wrong - and right - about its marketing.

  • Ep 104: Stephen Proctor On Golf's Other Golden age

    March 12th, 2022  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Author Stephen Proctor joins episode 104 to talk his upcoming book 'The Long Golden Afternoon' about one of the most pivotal periods in the games history, 1864-1914. If Stephen's last book - Monarch Of The Green - is anything to go by this will be a brilliant, insightful and entertaining read.

  • Ep 103: Course Rankings - Can They Get It Right?

    March 6th, 2022  |  1 hr 14 mins

    In polite society it's religion and politics but in the golf world if you want to start an argument bring up golf course rankings. On Ep 103 Golf Australia Magazine editor Brendan James comes into the studio to talk about the magazine's latest top 100 list, how courses are judged and some of the myths around the ranking system. Co host Adrian Logue also has a special announcement about an upcoming trip to Barnbougle Dunes.

  • Ep 102: The Mysterious Richard Pennell

    February 27th, 2022  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Earlier this year a new talent emerged in the small corner of Golf Twitter that The Good-Good podcast inhabits in the form of the Stymied blog. Author Richard Pennell was a complete unknown to most of us but his writing has struck a chord with many so we decided to get him on the show and have him explain himself.

  • Ep 101: John Huggan On His week In Saudi Arabia

    February 17th, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins

    What's Saudi Arabia really like? What was Phil Mickelson thinking when he told John Huggan he was offended by the PGA Tour's 'obnoxious greed'? What does the Phoenix Open have to do with The Simpsons and Soccer? And for a change of pace, is the Vic Open the best tournament in Australia? All on Ep 101 of the Good-Good Golf Podcast

  • Ep100: Mike Clayton

    February 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 22 mins

    100 episodes is a bit of a milestone so to celebrate we invited back our favourite podcast guest, Mike Clayton. It's a rambling chat about Greg Norman, the Saudis, golf in Asia in the 80's, the quality of free to air TV programming, whether sport is simply entertainment or something more and any number of other Claytonesque rabbit holes. Enjoy.

  • Ep 099: Rick Young on Muni Golf's Survival

    January 26th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Score Golf's Rick Young joins the podcast to talk about his recent submission to the Toronto City Council regarding plans to reduce their golf offering. We also touch on the Californian bill that incentivised local government to swap municipal golf for affordable housing, the game's brand image problem and the need for golf to be heard outside the golf world.

  • Ep 098: Golf From On The Ground With Jimmy Emanuel

    January 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 25 mins

    The Australian PGA and WPGA tournaments at Royal Queensland marked the return of big tournament golf in Australia. So what did we learn and what might the future hold? Golf Australia Magazine Deputy Editor Jimmy Emanual joins the pod for a wide ranging discussion on the state of professional golf in Australia.

  • Ep 097: Harley Kruse and Blowers In The Rough

    December 23rd, 2021  |  1 hr 13 secs

    The final episode of 2021 demands a special guest and we've managed just that with one of our favourites here at Good-Good, course architect Harley Kruse.

  • GG Ep 096: Northcote GC - A Blueprint for the future of public golf?

    December 9th, 2021  |  56 mins 53 secs

    The ongoing debate about the future of Northcote Golf Course in Melbourne will likely come to an end early next year when the Darebin Council makes a decision about its future. The Northcote Community and Golf Hub group have a well thought out and comprehensive proposal to share the space between golfers and the rest of the community and spokesman Bill Jennings joins the podcast to discuss their plans.

  • Ep 095: The Future of Public Golf

    November 25th, 2021  |  1 hr 3 mins

    One Bearded Golfer (AKA Dave Hill) joins the pod for a review of the recent National Links Trust symposium on public golf. Dave attended digitally and reports on some of the ideas that came out of the event.

  • Ep 094: The Oceania Golf Players Association

    November 15th, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins

    It's a funny old game, professional golf. The players are the stars of the show though they get little effective say in how their own industry is run. Reigning NSW Open and Moonah Links PGA Classic winner Bryden Macpherson is one of a handful of Australian players trying to change that with the formation of the Oceania Golf Players Association, a group of pros that would like to have more input into the workings of professional golf in Australia.

  • Ep 093: Seve: The People's Champion wth Paul Daley

    October 14th, 2021  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Melbourne based author and published Paul Daley is best known for his wonderful series of golf course architecture books but he has branched out with his soon to be released effort covering the life and career of the the great Seve Ballesteros. Daley join the pod to share some of his thinking in publishing the book as wells to recall some of the well known but always delightful great Seve stories.