A weekly podcast from the makers of McKellar golf journal. Hosted by Lawrence Donegan and Geoff Shackelford. In each episode, Donegan and Shackelford go into the issues facing the game at all levels with depth, humor and wit.
McKellar Golf Podcast #94 PGA Tour Commissioner Tiger Woods Speaks
Tiger Woods is back playing competitive golf and ruling the roost. Geoff Shackelford and Lawrence Donegan discuss Tiger's dressing down of Jay Monahan and what he's new role as de facto Commisssioner means for the Tour. They also discuss the USGA/R&A impending announcement on the golf ball and celebrate what it might mean for golf.
McKellar Golf Podcast #93 The Netflix Shitshow
This week Geoff Shackelford and Lawrence Donegan discuss Rory MCIlroy's resignation from the PGA Tour's policy board, the latest news from the negotiations over the future of professional golf, and disaster that was Netflix's first foray into live golf streaming. Also, we give a shout out to Youth on Course - leading the way in actually growing the game, as opposed to talking about growing the game.
McKellar Golf Podcast #92 All Golf Business, Not a Lot of Golf
Feels like the money men (and it's mostly men) have been dominating the golf world this past week. Geoff Shackelford and Lawrence Donegan dissect the news that the PGA Tour is in the final stages of finding a "private equity partner" that will fund its future as a for-profit business and take a look at the shortlist. The made-for-TV TGL golf league is gearing up for a January launch. What do Shack and Lawrence think of the idea? Find out here.
This week Geoff Shackelford and Lawrence Donegan discuss the genius of Royal Melbourne, more rumours as the VC big cats circle the world of pro golf, Luke Donald and 2025 Ryder Cup. They are joined by Friend of the Pod David Jones - aka UKGolfGuy - to discuss Golf magazine's world top 100 ranking list.
McKellar Golf Podcast #90 The Alan Shipnuck Edition
This week Geoff Shackelford and Lawrence Donegan the 2023 Asia Pacific Amateur at Royal Melbourne and the latest developments in the "Framework Agreement"machinations. The main event, however, is a chat with Alan Shipnuck about his new book on the LIV business, LIV and Let Die.