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2 Off the 1st: A Golf Podcast

2 Off the 1st is a golf podcast for the hardcore fan who can't get enough of the sport. Host Ryan Ballengee digs deep on two stories each day in a snack-sized show that will catch you up on the most important stories in the game. Whether it has to do with the pro game (PGA Tour, LPGA, LIV, Euro Tour, etc.) or the game we play, we'll make sure you're caught up without wasting your time.

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46: Why Rory and Greg Norman don't get along; Cam Smith may have been hungover at the Aussie Open


On today's show, Ryan gets into Cam Smith mistakenly thinking he missed the 36-hole cut at the Aussie Open only to find out he was drinking beers with a Saturday tee time. Also Rory McIlroy explains the start of his feud with Greg Norman.

45: Jon Rahm says LIV has been beneficial; the Aussie Open is a great model


On today's show, Ryan starts talking about the success of the Australian Open playing three tournaments at once and how the PGA Tour could do the same. Also, Jon Rahm says LIV has been beneficial for him, but has it been for all pros?

44: What would the PGA Tour want from LIV; fun with the PGA Tour tax filings


On today's show, Ryan wonders what Tiger, Rory and the golf establishment could extract from LIV in cooperation talks. Also, we dig in on the PGA Tour's Form 990 from 2020 to look at Jay Monahan's salary and the Tour's finances.

43: Cam Smith wins the Aussie PGA; is the Hero World Challenge future proof?


On today's show, Ryan looks back on the Aussie PGA and spins forward to the Aussie and South African Opens. What can these events do to get top players? Will the Hero World Challenge suffer in the age of new money in golf?

42: Tiger Woods wins the PIP; Gary Player praises LIV for guys who can't compete


On our pre-Thanksgiving show, Ryan gets into Tiger Woods winning $15 million for being The Needle. Also, we get into Gary Player praising LIV as an opportunity for less relevant golfers as Marc Leishman proves Player's point.

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