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Local Knowledge

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Rank #19 in Golf category

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The best golf stories have multiple layers to them. In each episode, Local Knowledge dives deep into a subject golfers want to know about, whether it’s about the game they play, the competition at the highest level, or the surprising ways golf factors into larger conversations throughout society. Hosts Daniel Rapaport, Alex Myers, and Keely Levins weave together original interviews, Golf Digest reporting, and additional elements to tell the type of compelling stories that have been a Golf Digest staple for decades.

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The best golf stories have multiple layers to them. In each episode, Local Knowledge dives deep into a subject golfers want to know about, whether it’s about the game they play, the competition at the highest level, or the surprising ways golf factors into larger conversations throughout society. Hosts Daniel Rapaport, Alex Myers, and Keely Levins weave together original interviews, Golf Digest reporting, and additional elements to tell the type of compelling stories that have been a Golf Digest staple for decades.

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127 Ratings
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Tiger i/view

By artymacs - Apr 10 2020
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Not exactly Charlie Rose. Too lowbrow. She could have been talking to anyone. It’s supposed to be a golf podcast. Instead it’s advertorial fluff.

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By jdkornholio - Oct 25 2018
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That interviewer says “like” too many times!!!

iTunes Ratings

127 Ratings
Average Ratings
61
22
13
13
18

Tiger i/view

By artymacs - Apr 10 2020
Read more
Not exactly Charlie Rose. Too lowbrow. She could have been talking to anyone. It’s supposed to be a golf podcast. Instead it’s advertorial fluff.

Like, like, like

By jdkornholio - Oct 25 2018
Read more
That interviewer says “like” too many times!!!

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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Local Knowledge

Latest release on Jan 11, 2021

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 20 days ago

Rank #1: Episode 130: Joe LaCava

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The veteran PGA Tour caddie who was on the bag for Tiger Woods' return to the Masters discusses the differences between Woods and his previous longtime boss Fred Couples, his preparation for tournaments, and how he got his start as a looper.

Apr 12 2018

36mins

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Rank #2: Episode 102: Jim McLean on developing junior golfers

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Jim McLean is a perennial on Golf Digest's ranking of America's Best Teachers, as well as a longtime professional editor for the magazine. Well versed in every aspect of golf instruction, McLean has great insight into raising junior golfers, how to develop talent while making it fun, and where we often go wrong.

Aug 30 2017

23mins

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Rank #3: Episode 105: Amateur standout Stewart Hagestad

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Defending U.S. Mid-Am champ Stewart Hagestad joins the podcast to discuss a dream 2017 season in which he was the low amateur in the Masters, qualified for the U.S. Open, and delivered the clinching point for the U.S. Walker Cup team at his home course, Los Angeles Country Club.

Sep 18 2017

34mins

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Rank #4: Episode 63: The New Rules Of Golf Etiquette

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Golf Digest editors Sam Weinman, Keely Levins, Alex Myers, and Joel Beall discuss the do's and don'ts of golf etiquette, and how they've evolved in the 21st century.

Dec 14 2016

34mins

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Rank #5: Episode 111: Greg Norman

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The former world No. 1 and golf Hall of Famer joins Max Adler in our 1 World Trade Center studio to talk about his new business venture with Verizon, the "Shark Experience," which seeks to transform how we spend our time in golf carts.
You can read more about it here: https://www.golfdigest.com/story/greg-normans-new-business-venture-aims-to-make-the-golf-course-experience-bigger-and-better

Nov 01 2017

26mins

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Rank #6: Holy Sh!t, Tiger Woods won the Masters

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In the immediate aftermath of Tiger Woods' improbable win in the 2019 Masters, Alex Myers, Sam Weinman, Ryan Herrington, and Keely Levins gather at Augusta National Golf Club to discuss a historic Sunday. We also hear from Woods himself from his post-round press conference, and debate whether this win brings the chase of Jack Nicklaus' 18 majors back to the front burner.

Apr 15 2019

36mins

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Rank #7: Episode 114: Tiger Woods' return at the 2017 Hero World Challenge

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Golf Digest's Ryan Herrington, Alex Myers, Joel Beall and Brian Wacker discuss the competitive return of Tiger Woods at this week's Hero World Challenge. We break down what's different about this comeback in the Bahamas and the optimism, fueled by fellow players and fans, over just what to expect from the 14-time major champion this week and beyond.

Nov 29 2017

38mins

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Rank #8: Matthew Wolff's breakthrough win & George Gankas

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Instructor George Gankas discusses his star pupil Matthew Wolff's breakthrough PGA Tour victory, his philosophy on swing speed, and the star golfer he'd like to coach. Plus, Golf Digest photo editor Michael Sneeden stops by to talk about his experience caddying on the Korn Ferry Tour, and Alex Myers, Sam Weinman, and Keely Levins break down an exciting week in professional golf.

Jul 09 2019

1hr 13mins

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Rank #9: Episode 108: Jerry Kelly

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The PGA Tour Champions rookie joins Alex Myers to talk about Wisconsin, hockey, and life on the mulligan circuit.

Oct 12 2017

42mins

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Rank #10: Episode 106: 2017 Presidents Cup Preview

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Golf Digest's Sam Weinman, Alex Myers and Ryan Herrington discuss the upcoming Presidents Cup at Liberty National, exploring whether this will be the lopsided American victory that many are predicting or whether the International side is ready to pull off the upset outside New York City.

Sep 26 2017

25mins

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Rank #11: Episode 24: Jack Nicklaus

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Eighteen-time major champion Jack Nicklaus joins Alex Myers to talk about the Masters, the state of the game, and his own viral moments.

Apr 19 2016

17mins

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Rank #12: Episode 109: What makes a great teacher?

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With the release of Golf Digest's biennial 50 Best Teachers in America list, Matthew Rudy joins Sam Weinman to talk about how the list is constructed, why certain teachers rank ahead of others, and the growing influence of technology in golf instruction.

Oct 19 2017

26mins

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Rank #13: Episode 27: Jerome Bettis

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NFL Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis talks to Golf Digest's Alex Myers about the role golf plays in his retirement, and how the once bruising running back is more of a finesse player on the course.

May 11 2016

18mins

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Rank #14: Episode 115: Lexi Thompson

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Golf Digest's Keely Levins talks with Lexi Thompson as they recap an eventful—and successful—2017 season for the 22-year-old LPGA star. Thompson, playing alongside Tony Finau and competing against the men at this week's QBE Shootout, discusses her thoughts about the past year and what she's focusing on with her game in preparation for 2018.

Dec 07 2017

17mins

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Rank #15: Episode 124: Training the game's top players

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Increasingly, golfers who want to compete at the highest level need to pay greater attention to their fitness. Joey Diovisavli, or "Joey D" is the trainer to Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, and others, and has been named one of Golf Digest's top golf fitness professionals in the U.S. He joins us to talk about what players are doing when they log so many hours in the gym, and what you can do physically to up your game this year.

Feb 21 2018

22mins

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Rank #16: Fantasy Fix: Dean & DeLuca Invitational

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Golf Digest's Joel Beall and Alex Myers break down the Dean & DeLuca Invitational (aka the Colonial), where Zach Johnson looks to break out of a sluggish start to the season.

May 25 2016

20mins

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Rank #17: Patrick Reed's rules controversy, Presidents Cup preview, Bradley Hughes

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Inaugural Presidents Cup participant and Brendon Todd’s swing coach Bradley Hughes talks to Golf Digest about why he loves Royal Melbourne, what playing in the biennial event is like, and what he and the red-hot Todd have worked on. Also, Alex Myers, Sam Weinman, and Keely Levins discuss Patrick Reed’s latest controversy and how the U.S. team will fare in Australia. And Stephen Hennessey and Chris Powers drop in to discuss their best bets of the week.

Dec 09 2019

1hr 11mins

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Rank #18: Episode 126: 2018 Masters preview (w/special guest Fred Couples)

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Sam Weinman, Joel Beall and Ryan Herrington take a look at the early storylines ahead of the 2018 Masters. Among the players discussed: Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and, of course, Tiger Woods. In the second half of the podcast, Stephen Hennessey interviews 1992 Masters champion Fred Couples to get his thoughts about the fabled tournament.

Mar 30 2018

40mins

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Rank #19: CBS' Peter Kostis talks "Tin Cup" memories & Tiger's soft side

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Longtime CBS analyst and coach Peter Kostis shares stories about his pivotal role in the classic movie "Tin Cup," a softer side of Tiger Woods viewers don't see, and the unexpected way he got into broadcasting. Plus, Alex Myers, Sam Weinman, and Ryan Herrington discuss Adam Long's stunning win over Phil Mickelson and give their Tiger predictions for 2019.

Jan 23 2019

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Rank #20: Episode 120: Tony Finau

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Rising PGA Tour star Tony Finau talks to Golf Digest's Stephen Hennessey on this week's podcast. Finau joins us from the Waste Management Phoenix Open having just signed a new club deal with local equipment manufacturer Ping. Finau talks about his acclimation to the PGA Tour, the power game he possesses and what it's like to play in front of the wild crowds at TPC Scottsdale.

Jan 31 2018

14mins

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