The 19th Hole Golf Show is a golf podcast featuring in-depth intelligent discussion of the most important topics in golf. Each week, host Ryan Ballengee tackles topics ranging from professional tournament news to issues facing the amateur, everyday golfer.
The PGA of America and Donald Trump, JT and the TOC
The PGA of America dumped President Donald Trump and terminated their agreement to host the 2022 PGA Championship at his New Jersey club. Ryan discusses why that was the right move and wonders what club will host instead. Ryan digs into the Sentry Tournament of Champions, touches on Justin Thomas' slur and the importance of forgiveness.
Recapping a great US Women's Open finish
The US Women's Open came to a conclusion on Monday, filled with drama, compelling contenders and great stories. Ryan looks back on the week, the host Champions Golf Club, the pinballing TV coverage and some other takeaways from the week. Then he gets into the 2021 European Tour schedule and a few of your questions.
After almost 18 months of not doing this podcast, I'm back. Let me explain why the show is coming back, why it went away and detail what I'm going to be doing moving forward. Thanks for listening!
Looking back on our Sweetens Cove takeover and a great Tour Championship
We're back from our incredible Sweetens Cove Shootout, and Ryan recaps some of the highlights from our first-ever audience trip. (Tell us where you'd like to travel with us!) Also, Ryan digs into the success of the Tour Championship and the new format to determine the FedEx Cup champion.
Will the new Tour Championship format entice you?
On this episode, we discuss the Tour Championship. Will the PGA Tour's new Tour Championship format make the FedEx Cup more exciting? Also, we dig into the European Tour's new, aggressive pace-of-play policy, hoping what they learn may mean big changes on the PGA Tour.