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PGA Professional Ashley Huizing Travels the Country (RV) in Search of Golf Memories and New Friends

PGA Professional Ashley Huizing Travels the Country (RV) in Search of Golf Memories and New Friends

June 1, 2021

PGA Professional Ashley Huizing is on a mission...to get the most out of life she can possibly get. Even if that mission includes an RV, thousands of miles and her two dogs. Ashley joins Wardo, Sully and George Brett to discuss her trip, golf fitness, and a ton more. Grab a scotch and join us in the Golf Underground / George's man cave basement.

PGA Championship Preview… Live From the Korn Ferry Tour’s Advent Health Championship

PGA Championship Preview… Live From the Korn Ferry Tour’s Advent Health Championship

May 20, 2021

Join Wardo, Sully and George Brett the Advent Health Championship (Korn Ferry) as they discuss what it's going to take to win the PGA Championship (as if we actually know!) If you are ready to get fired up for a great golf week, this is the show to get you started!

MLB Legends Ozzie Smith, Joe Carter, George Brett with Special Guests

MLB Legends Ozzie Smith, Joe Carter, George Brett with Special Guests

May 12, 2021

What do you get when you put three World Series Champions, two Hall of Famers, and a countless hits and homers in the same room with Sully, Wardo, and Bob Kendrick (Head of Negro League Museum)? You get stories and laughter you would only hear if you were bellied up to a barstool in your favorite 19th hole. You will love listening to these legends.

Special thanks goes to George Hobbs of E-Z-GO Golf Carts for bringing this crew together!

Kansas Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Bill Self Talks Leadership and More

Kansas Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Bill Self Talks Leadership and More

April 28, 2021

Bill Self is the head men's basketball coach at the University of Kansas, a position he has held since 2003. During his 18 seasons as head coach, he has led the Jayhawks to 15 Big 12 regular season championships, including a share of an NCAA record 14 consecutive Big 12 regular season championships (2005–2018). His greatest coaching moment was winning the 2008 National Championship.

In the interview, Coach Self talks about his early days coaching, how to motivate players, and what it takes to become an 8.4 index on the course. This show is a blast.

Darius Rucker Talks Masters Week, Tiger and (of course) Music

Darius Rucker Talks Masters Week, Tiger and (of course) Music

April 7, 2021

The one and only Darius Rucker joined the Underground to talk Masters Week, share some Tiger stories and talk about his chart topping solo career and fun times with Hootie and the Blowfish.  If you love golf and music, Darius will entertain you in this interview!

Happy Hour with Lisa Cornwell: Golf Host (formerly Golf Channel), All-American Athlete and Way More

Happy Hour with Lisa Cornwell: Golf Host (formerly Golf Channel), All-American Athlete and Way More

March 23, 2021

Lisa Cornwell isn't afraid to speak her mind. And during her 15 years as a sports broadcaster she was never afraid to tell it like it is. She brought energy and a new perspective to the Golf Channel with an extra special passion for women's golf. Listen in to hear her thoughts on everything from Tiger to Bill Clinton as well as the inside scoop of why she is no longer on Golf Channel's Golf Central. 

This show is a blast...and so is Lisa!

Celebrity Greens Founder Weston Weber Creates Dream Putting Greens for the Pros

Celebrity Greens Founder Weston Weber Creates Dream Putting Greens for the Pros

March 10, 2021

Weston Weber is the master of the synthetic golf green. In the 1990s, Weber pioneered the golf green industry perfecting the use of synthetic turf, building a reputation for exceptional attention to the aesthetics, scale and complexity of the design, the quality of the materials and the installation technology. Today, he is considered the industry’s leading expert with an impressive history of designing and building championship-level short courses and putting greens for more than 70 PGA Tour professionals and exclusive golf greens for private residences and commercial use.

PGA Tour Caddie Drew Hinesley (Bryson DeChambeau and More)

PGA Tour Caddie Drew Hinesley (Bryson DeChambeau and More)

February 23, 2021

Drew Hinesley is one of the most enthusiastic people you will ever meet, and he has stories to tell. From caddying for Bryson to working for the large TV golf networks, as Drew likes to say it,  he gives golfers perspective "from his side of the bag."

Also, be sure to check out Drew's own podcast called..."My Side of the Bag" which can be found on most major podcasting services.

Golf Fitness Guru Steve Heller Creates Champions of All Ages

Golf Fitness Guru Steve Heller Creates Champions of All Ages

February 16, 2021

Steve Heller served for 16 years as an exercise physiologist and trainer for professional athletes (NFL, NBA, PGA, LPGA, MLB) within the luxury hospitality industry. His work and programs have been covered by New York Times, USA Today, Forbes and Men’s Journal, among others.

Steve is also co-founder of ZoeLife, a faith-based lifestyle for successful aging. A ZoeLife community empowers aging adults to pursue vitality through a full, active and purposeful life. It provides a holistic approach to wellness for senior living communities.

PGA Tour Veteran Kelly Gibson

PGA Tour Veteran Kelly Gibson

February 10, 2021

Grab a cocktail and come to this amazing Happy Hour with PGA Tour Vet Kelly Gibson. Kelly shares stories that range from his time with the likes of Tiger Woods, Elton John, Jack Nicklaus and more. This is one show you won't want to miss!

Todd Clark: CE Golf Design-”Meet the Guy Who Designs the Golfer’s Playground”

Todd Clark: CE Golf Design-”Meet the Guy Who Designs the Golfer’s Playground”

January 20, 2021

Every golfer has an opinion about golf design but few have the vision and creativity to actually create or recreate a course. Join Wardo and Sully as they get into the head of one of the Midwest's best designers and get an interesting perspective from the guy..."who put that freaking bunker exactly in my landing area.

After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture from Kansas State University in 1991, Todd began working as a project architect for Dick Nugent Associates. In 1994 he continued his career at Craig Schreiner Golf Course Architects where he was a project architect until 2003. In August of 2003, he established CE Golf Design where he currently serves as president. Todd has had extensive experience around the United States in golf course design and construction, orchestrating the design of public, private, and resort golf courses

 

 

Greg Gurley Kansas Basketball Color Commentator

Greg Gurley Kansas Basketball Color Commentator

December 21, 2020

Whether you are a Kansas basketball fan or not, Greg Gurley is simply one of the most entertaining guy you will meet. A standout shooting guard from Shawnee Mission South High School, Gurley was recruited by Roy Williams to play college basketball for the University of Kansas. He won three Big 8 titles and was a member of the 1993 Final Four team.

When not taking money off of his buddies at Blue Hills CC, Greg can be heard doing color commentary for the KU mens basketball team. This show is a fun one!

KC Royals Legend Alex Gordon

KC Royals Legend Alex Gordon

December 15, 2020

Alex Gordon joins the Underground to discuss his recent retirement from MLB. He is the only outfielder to earn seven Gold Gloves in a nine-year span. Gordon won the first of three defensive player of the year awards in 2014, when he helped Kansas City return to the World Series for the first time since its 1985 championship.

It was during the 2015 season that Gordon hit one of the iconic homers in Royals history. His tying shot off Mets closer Jeurys Familia in Game 1 forced extra innings, and the Royals won in 14 to set the tone for the rest of the World Series. 

 

PGA Winner Robert Streb: RSM Classic Champ Last Week

PGA Winner Robert Streb: RSM Classic Champ Last Week

December 4, 2020

He is not only one of the greatest guys in Kansas City but after his win last week at the RSM Classic in South Carolina, he has a new cockiness about him that is flat out attractive. Listen in as Wardo, Sully and Jordo yuck it up with Strebby!

Masters Preview with Tour Player Joseph Winslow

Masters Preview with Tour Player Joseph Winslow

November 11, 2020

So it's not April! But it's still Masters week. Tour pro Joseph Winslow joins the Underground to discuss Bryson, Tiger, Augusta National, and who will 100% win the tournament. Get on the couch, turn on CBS, turn the volume down, and tune into this show. Your wife will be glad you did.

PGA Tour Player James Nitties Talks What It Takes to Make 9 Straight Birdies

PGA Tour Player James Nitties Talks What It Takes to Make 9 Straight Birdies

October 20, 2020

Nitties  is an Australian professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and now plays on the PGA Tour of Australasia. He sits down with Wardo, George Brett and Sully to talk all things golf...as well as to tell us what it is like to make 9 straight birdies!

Harry Higgs: PGA Tour Player/Funny Man/Man Stud Joins the Underground

Harry Higgs: PGA Tour Player/Funny Man/Man Stud Joins the Underground

October 13, 2020

Kansas City's own Harry Higgs comes into the Underground fresh off an amazing first year on the PGA tour. It appears he has made enough to pay his Titos bill going into the latter part of 2020. Come hear one of the great representatives of the PGA tour on this high-energy interview!

David Feherty, Tom Watson and George Brett…in One Room.

David Feherty, Tom Watson and George Brett…in One Room.

October 6, 2020

What do you get when you get PGA Hall of Famer Tom Watson, MLB Hall of Famer George Brett and Golf Personality and Legend David Feherty in a room? An amazing interview! 

US OPEN Preview with Golf Writer West Valentine

US OPEN Preview with Golf Writer West Valentine

September 16, 2020

Golf writer West Valentine joins Golf Underground to talk about sports and politics, the US Open, and what sparks his addiction to the game of golf! You will receive some insight on some players to watch for this weekend at Winged Foot.

Author Tom Coyne Life Has Been the Ultimate “Guy’s Trip”

Author Tom Coyne Life Has Been the Ultimate “Guy’s Trip”

September 9, 2020

Author Tom Coyne: One of the most fun golf interviews you will find. Tom's adventure include playing over 90 courses and walking over 1300 miles from course to course in Ireland. Tune in to learn similar stories about Scotland and his newest trek across America searching for golf paradise.

Tom Coyne is the author of the New York Times bestsellers A Course Called Ireland and A Course Called Scotland; Paper Tiger; and the novel A Gentleman’s Game, named one of the best twenty-five sports books of all time by The Philadelphia Daily News and adapted into a motion picture starring Gary Sinise. He has written for GOLF MagazineSports Illustrated, The Golfer’s Journal, and numerous other publications. He earned an MFA in fiction writing from the University of Notre Dame, where he won the William Mitchell Award for distinguished achievement. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two daughters, and he is an associate professor of English at St. Joseph’s University.

Andres Gonzales: The Kenny Powers of Golf (Originally recorded July 1)

Andres Gonzales: The Kenny Powers of Golf (Originally recorded July 1)

September 1, 2020

Andres Gonzales "Kenny Powers of Golf" Born on May 16, 1983 in Olympia, Washington, Andres Gonzales brings his big personality to the tee every time he plays golf. Golf has always played a big role in his life, and it's apparent in the joy and exuberance he brings to the table. Half man, half amazing, Gonzales has spent time on the Canadian Tour, Web.com Tour, and PGA TOUR. He won the Saskatchewan Open on the Canadian Tour, the 2012 Soboba Golf Classic on the Web.com Tour, and earned a career-best T8 at the Wyndham Championship on the PGA TOUR. 

Jim Rome and George Brett Join the Underground

Jim Rome and George Brett Join the Underground

August 19, 2020

Jim Rome: Perhaps the most respected voice in the world of sports broadcasting, Jim Rome is one of the leading opinion-makers of his generation. In this interview, Rome is on the OTHER end of the microphone. You will get insight never heard before from a guy who has interviewed almost everybody in sports...and beyond. If you think you knew Jim Rome...think again. This interview reveals the guy behind the guy. By the way...he is awesome!

Sportscaster Sean McDonough Unplugged: (Red Sox, MNF, Masters, College Football, and More)

Sportscaster Sean McDonough Unplugged: (Red Sox, MNF, Masters, College Football, and More)

July 22, 2020

Sean McDonough is one of sports television’s most versatile broadcasters. He is a leading play-by-play commentator for ESPN college football and basketball games in addition to calling the annual Par 3 Contest at The Masters. McDonough returned to ESPN’s college football broadcast team in 2018, where he calls a premier game each week, as well as one of the College Football Playoff Semifinals, and the National Championship on ESPN Radio.

 

Previously the voice of Monday Night Football, McDonough has covered the World Series, NCAA Final Four, the Olympic Games and all four major golf championships, among other marquee events during his accomplished career.

 

A longtime voice on ESPN college sports, McDonough spent two seasons (2016-17) as the voice of Monday Night Football, joining broadcasting stalwarts Keith Jackson, Frank Gifford, Al Michaels and Mike Tirico as just the fifth person to occupy the MNF play-by-play position.

Leadership Expert, Buddy Hobart Joins Former NFL QB Tyler Palko in the Underground. Wardo Talks Coaching Patrick Mahomes

Leadership Expert, Buddy Hobart Joins Former NFL QB Tyler Palko in the Underground. Wardo Talks Coaching Patrick Mahomes

July 1, 2020

When you aren't golfing you go to work. Which means we not only have to be long off the tee and silky on the greens, but we also need to be great performers during our work hours. Join Wardo and Sully as they talk leadership and what it takes to have the mind of a champion.

Buddy Hobart is the Founder and President of Solutions 21. He is a consultant, entrepreneur, author, speaker, radio host, and is an internationally recognized expert on generational leadership.

Buddy is the author of five books, including both first and second editions of his book, Gen Y Now: Millennials and the Evolution of Leadership. Buddy has been featured in numerous publications including Entrepreneur, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal.

 

Andy Spencer: Can YOU Beat Tom Watson as a Teenage? Learn How from Andy.

Andy Spencer: Can YOU Beat Tom Watson as a Teenage? Learn How from Andy.

June 9, 2020

Join Wardo and Sully as they interview University of Kansas standout Andy Spencer. Now that GOLF IS BACK, listen in to stories about what it's like to turn professional and start the journey to the PGA. Tons of fun and laughter in this one so don't miss it!

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