The 19th Hole Golf Show: Finest 9-hole courses with Anthony Pioppi, and the West Coast's comeback
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The 19th Hole Golf Show: Finest 9-hole courses with Anthony Pioppi, and the West Coast’s comeback


On this episode, Ryan Ballengee is joined by author Anthony Pioppi to discuss his new book, "The Finest Nines: The Best Nine-Hole Golf Courses in North America." We talk the history of nine-hole courses in the U.S. and Canada, why they became rarer over the years and how they could be the foundation for the future expansion of golf.

Ryan also gets into the resurgence of the West Coast swing, and he wonders what is helping two tournaments like Phoenix and Pebble Beach, which are so different, both surge in field strength.

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