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.


  • Ep 116: Richard Gillis on LIV Golf

    August 17th, 2022  |  1 hr 14 mins

    Of all the coverage of the ongoing LIV Golf drama some of the best has come from outside the golf world in the form of sports business writer and podcaster Richard Gillis of the Unofficial Partner blog and podcast. Gillis joins the podcast to discuss where the controversy sits in the broader sports world and what might lie ahead.

  • Ep 115: Emma Ballard at The Women's Open

    August 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min

    It's the final major of the year this week and what a fitting end to a fabulous run of Grand Slam events with the world's best women set to take on the Muirfield golf course in Scotland. Women and Golf Editor Emma Ballard is on site for the week and joins the pod to set the scene for what promises to be a great event.

  • Ep 114: Rory, Cam, Evian and More

    July 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Jimmy Emanuel of Golf Australia magazine joins us to discuss Cam Smith's victory at the 150th Open, how The Old Course held up (very well) and how Cam's win feeds the insatiable LIV rumour mill. We also preview the next Women's major - the Evian Championship and discuss the future of Women's majors.

  • Ep 113: On The ground with Brendan James at The Old Course

    July 13th, 2022  |  1 hr 10 mins

    There's electricity in the air as the 150th Open approaches and we get a taste of the atmosphere and what's making news on the ground at St Andrews from Golf Australia magazine editor Brendan James.

  • Ep 112: Hannah Holden from National Club Golfer

    July 8th, 2022  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Hannah Holden is one of the small number of women who cover golf, her contributions ranging from in depth equipment reviews to opinion pieces on LIV Golf and the reaction to Linn Grant's win in the Scandinavian Mixed event last month.

  • Ep 111: Linn Grant and LIV Golf

    June 14th, 2022  |  1 hr 25 mins

    In the big picture, the most important thing to happen in golf last week was Linn Grant winning the Scandinavian Mixed event. We at least talked about that a bit before getting completely derailed - like everybody else - by LIV Golf and the turmoil at the top of the men's professional game.

  • Ep 110: Minjee and Mickelson with John Huggan

    June 7th, 2022  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Hardly a dull week in the world of golf so, unusually for us, we've turned our attention to the pay for play ranks with special guest John Huggan joining form London as he prepares to cover the first LIV Golf event at the Centurion Club.

  • Ep 109: Northcote with Bill Jennings

    May 31st, 2022  |  1 hr 53 secs

    There was movement at Darebin City Council last week regarding the ongoing use of Northcote golf course and Northcote Community and Golf Hub spokesman Bill Jennings returns to fill in the details of what unfolded.

  • 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