The Good-Good Golf Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

85 episodes of The Good-Good Golf Podcast since the first episode, which aired on September 20th, 2019.

  • Ep 069: Getting Public Golf Right

    March 25th, 2021  |  1 hr 54 secs

    We've spent alot of time on the pod discussing the battles over public golf and its place in the broader community and most of that discussion has leaned towards the negative. But on this episode we're going to meet the GM of a public facility who are showing the way on how to get it right. Robby Stephenson runs the Council Owned Links Shell Cove south of Wollongong and has some terrific advice on how public golf can weave itself into a local community.

  • Ep 068: Mike Clayton, Olympics and Moore Park

    March 19th, 2021  |  58 mins 10 secs

    Mike Clayton is one of our favourite guests and on Episode 68 he's in fine form talking golf and the Olympics, caddying for Elvis Smylie, the aerial versus the ground game and plenty more as well.

  • Ep 067: The Science of Golf And Health

    March 9th, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min

    With public golf in a precarious position in many parts of Australia the game needs to make its case for remaining part of communuties and on Ep 67 Dr Brad Stenner joins us to do just that. Research conducted by Brad as part of the R&A's Golf and Health initiative indicates the game is a benefit for those who play it, especially in the over 55 age group, but says more research is needed.

  • Ep 066: Kameruka - Rediscovering A Lost Golf Course

    March 2nd, 2021  |  1 hr 6 mins

    A throwaway comment over coffee one morning sparked a journey of discovery that ultimately uncovered a remarkable story of a lost golf course in a remote corner of NSW. Good Good co-host Adrian Logue and Sydney based course architect Harley Kruse join the pod to discuss the extraordinary story of the lost course of Kameruka.

  • Ep 065: Colin Criss and 'BIg Golf' v 'Small Golf'

    February 23rd, 2021  |  1 hr 11 mins

    Many believe golf is in a second golden age of course architecture with some of the finest minds in the field producing amazing courses around the world. But today's guest, Colin Criss, thinks we may be going too far with modern design. In a fascinating piece for The Fried Egg website last week he outlined his thoughts on 'Big' v 'Small' golf and he joins the pod this week to tease out some of those notions.

  • Ep 064: Golf's Growing Footprint With The USGA's George Waters

    February 16th, 2021  |  1 hr 20 mins

    One of he more intriguing aspects of the R&A and USGA Distance Insights Report is a study of how golf courses have changed in size and shape over the decades. USGA Manager of Green Section Education George Waters joins the pod for a fascinating look at the findings and how several factors - including increased hitting distance - continue to impact the game's footprint.

  • Ep 063: John Huggan, Saudi Arabia and the Distance Debate

    February 9th, 2021  |  1 hr 15 mins

    We welcome John Huggan back to he pod this week to talk all things professional golf from the lure of Jordan Spieth to the ethics of golf in Saudi Arabia. As always, it's a can't miss discussion with one of the keenest minds in the game.

  • Ep 062: Mat Goggin and Mike Clayton

    February 2nd, 2021  |  1 hr 8 mins

    There was much excitement around the golf world last week with the formal announcement that the firm of Clayton, DeVries and Pont had been selected to design and build the highly anticipated Seven Mile Beach course near Hobart in Tasmania. On Episode 62 CDP partner Mike Clayton and the development's main driver, Mat Goggin, join hosts Rod Morri and Adrian Logue to discuss the project.

  • Ep 061: Harley Kruse And The Ethics Of New Courses

    January 27th, 2021  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Sydney based architect Harley Kruse joins hosts Rod Morri and Adrian Logue in studio for our first recording session of 2021. We cover the ethics of new course builds, sharing golf course space, the 'hard equals good' mindset and even a bit of Raymond Chandler. Enjoy.

  • Ep 060: Happy New Year With Meg Maclaren

    January 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 11 mins

    Thoughtful, articulate, intelligent and talented, Meg Maclaren is everything we are not. She joins the pod to kick off the 2021 season covering a diverse range of topics, from her involvement in an academic study into her blogging to a near miss under lights in the desert. It's entertaining and informative and hopefully sets the bar for an exciting 2021.

  • Ep 059: Stakes High In The Battle For Moore Park

    December 14th, 2020  |  59 mins 2 secs

    If one of Australia's most successful public golf facilities can be cut from 18 to nine holes what hope is there for smaller operations around the country? On Episode 59 of the Good Good podcast we'e joined by Moore Park Golf Club member Lucie Quilliam to get a local perspective on Sydney City Council's move to cut the course to nine holes.

  • Ep 058: Lukas Michel

    December 7th, 2020  |  59 mins 20 secs

    2020 has been quite the journey for Lukas Michel and he joins the pod in studio in Sydney for a recap of a remarkable year. There's lots of chat about Augusta, Winged Foot and course achitecture.

  • Ep 57: Less Than Perfect Makes For Ideal Masters

    November 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins

    The course wasn't it's usual pristine best but it didn't detract from the 84th edition of the Masters at Augusta National. Carolina Golf Course Superintendent Matthew Wharton joins the pod to discuss 'Augusta Syndrome', golfer expectations and the golf course as a living breathing, entity.

  • Ep 56: Ewan Porter On Kids, Socks, The Masters and More

    November 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Former Tour player turned TV commentator and junior golf advocate Ewan Porter is on a Sydney golf odyssey tracing his roots in the game back to his childhood so it seemed the perfect opportunity to get him in studio for a chat all things golf. From his now infamous black sock incident at a leading Sydney club to his Junior Series and what to expect at The Masters it's just a good old fashioned chat about golf.

  • Ep 55: Meg Maclaren plus Women, War and Sport with Dr Ali Bowes

    November 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Two time LET winner Meghan Maclaren has attracted plenty of attention for her excellent writing, so much so that she recently took part in a collaborative university study looking at her blog and its place in the game. Co-author Dr Ali Bowes joins this week's pod (it's actually last week's pod but things got a bit hectic) to discuss the unique collaborative study plus a range of other fascinating media and women's golf issues.

  • Ep 54: Mike Clayton and Harley Kruse

    October 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins

    We've swapped one keen golf mind for two on Ep 54. With Adrian Logue off playing golf it was generous of Mike Clayton and Harley Kruse to step in and save the day. A great chat about golf and its place in society and what the game can do to help secure its own future.