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Jul
14
2017
Prestwick GC on Wednesday evening

Prestwick GC on Wednesday evening

I was joined by a special guest — golf renaissance man Geoff Shackelford, who is a senior writer at Golfweek, contributor for Golf Channel and pioneer in the game’s multimedia presence with his eponymous blog, co-host of the podcast ShackHouse, author, architect, etc. — during the second round of the Scottish Open at Dundonald Links. I tricked him into talking with me for 50 minutes (instead of the agreed upon 30 minutes) Friday afternoon.

We discussed the first episode of the second season of Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast Revisionist History, which is basically an essay on why he hates golf, the perception and culture of the game in the United Kingdom vs. the United States, links golf in Scotland, architecture, and more.

Listen via the player below, and your usual friendly reminder to subscribe to the pod on iTunes!

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Jul
15
2016

It’s Friday, so why not mix things up with a bit of fun and I promise you’ll get a good laugh (if you don’t, then get a sense of humor)? Plus, there was a request from a fellow media member to post the above video or make it available to share. On Wednesday morning I played Prestwick GC, the home of the Open Championship (yes, it’s where the first one was staged in 1860).

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