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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!

University of Kansas Golf Coach Chris Wilson

University of Kansas Golf Coach Chris Wilson

May 5, 2020

KU Assistant Golf Coach Chris Wilson joins the Golf Underground from his quarantine office (his garage) to talk about how the team has taken the cancellation of golf season.

PGA Tour Player and WINNER Troy Merritt Joins the Underground

PGA Tour Player and WINNER Troy Merritt Joins the Underground

April 27, 2020

Troy Merritt needed to go to the hospital, but instead he went and won the Barbasol Championship last July, dodging disaster and realizing his dreams in the process.

Tyler Palko: Former NFL QB and Leadership Expert Talks Masters and More

Tyler Palko: Former NFL QB and Leadership Expert Talks Masters and More

April 16, 2020

Former NFL Quarterback Tyler Palko is the Director of Leadership Development for Solutions 21. Through his life experiences, he has developed invaluable leadership skills and understands leadership from various important perspectives. Tyler led his team to championships at every stage in his career. He set records, guided his team to a number of important victories, and was a 3-time captain elected by his peers at the storied football program of Pitt. Kick back and listen to Wardo, Sully and Tyler talk golf, football, and life in this awesome interview.

2011 Masters Champion Charl Schwartzel

2011 Masters Champion Charl Schwartzel

April 13, 2020

2011 Masters champion Charl Schwartzel talks about his amazing victory only a few years ago at Augusta National. This fun interview will give you insight into what it takes to finish with 4 birdies on the back nine on Sunday and take home the green jacket. Charl is an awesome guy with more big things to come. #drillholesinyourirons #flyaplanetothecourse #lionking #bigyearforcharl

Masters Week: 2019 Preview with George Brett and Tom Watson

Masters Week: 2019 Preview with George Brett and Tom Watson

April 9, 2020

Legends in Sports: Wardo and Sully hosted a Masters preview show this Wednesday on Sports Radio 810 in Kansas City (The nation's most powerful sports radio station). Hour-one has Hall of Fame Baseball player George Brett sharing his picks to win the Masters as well as sharing his first hand insight after playing Augusta National several times.

In hour-two, Golf Underground interviews PGA Legend Tom Watson as he shares great Masters memories, his pick to win, as well as the emotions that come from both winning and almost winning Major Championships. This show will get you ready for the Augusta!

Titleist’s Chad Homsey joins to talk Masters Week

Titleist’s Chad Homsey joins to talk Masters Week

April 9, 2020

It’s not the Masters week we wanted, but it’s the Masters week we have, so we might as well talk golf! Titleist representative Chad Homsey joins the podcast to talk about the how the delay of professional golf will affect the season ahead and shares some amazing stories about the Anthony Kim and Tiger Woods!  And of course, we talk about how the number one ball in golf can help you score better, and how new technology can help you get more distance!

PGA Tour Player Robert Streb Joins Wardo and Sully in the Golf Stable

PGA Tour Player Robert Streb Joins Wardo and Sully in the Golf Stable

March 31, 2020

Just because we are all locked in our houses doesn't mean we can't talk golf. Hard to believe we are approaching Masters week...without a Masters. Pull up a bar stool and join Wardo and Sully as chat with PGA tour winner Robert Streb about the future of the 2020 season and more. 

The PGA Tour’s Favorite Caddie Aaron “Big Cat” Flener

The PGA Tour’s Favorite Caddie Aaron “Big Cat” Flener

March 3, 2020

Your favorite caddie's favorite caddie, Aaron "Big Cat" Flener, joins the Golf Underground. He discusses what it is like playing with the real Big Cat (Tiger Woods, and gives us an inside look on how him and his player, J.T. Poston, are preparing for their first trip to the Masters. This is an episode you don't want to miss!

Pro Golfer Charlie Hillier joins the Golf Underground

Pro Golfer Charlie Hillier joins the Golf Underground

February 25, 2020

Charlie Hillier, his great accent and animated opinions replace Sully as co-host on this week's edition of the Golf Underground to discuss the WGC Mexico, Puerto Rico Open. Charlie also weighs in on Patrick Reed, and discusses what he thinks it will take to make it on tour.

Former MLB Player Scott Carroll

Former MLB Player Scott Carroll

February 19, 2020

Former MLB Player and KC native Scott Carroll joins to talk about his newfound love for golf and what he is doing to help take his golf game to the next level.

The “Psychic Lawyer” Mark Anthony Discusses Life After Death

The “Psychic Lawyer” Mark Anthony Discusses Life After Death

February 16, 2020

Wardo and Sully interview psychic lawyer Mark Anthony, author of the book Evidence of Eternity and Never Letting Go,  Put the 8-iron down for a few minutes and listen in as Mark actually talks to dead people...live on air. Amazing stuff.

Phoenix Open Director Kevin Kopp joins the Golf Underground

Phoenix Open Director Kevin Kopp joins the Golf Underground

January 27, 2020

Kevin Kopp joins the podcast to talk about his favorite week of the year - the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The Kansas City native and KU Graduate is the President of The Thunderbirds; a charitable organization that is in charge of putting on the beloved tournament.

Matt Cassel returns to the “Football Underground”

Matt Cassel returns to the “Football Underground”

January 21, 2020

Join the Wardo, Sully and former Chiefs Quarterback Matt Cassel for a special edition of the "Football Underground" podcast.

Middle-Schoolers Chance Rinkol & James Ackerman

Middle-Schoolers Chance Rinkol & James Ackerman

January 14, 2020

Chance Rinkol and James Ackerman - two middle-schoolers from Kansas City - join the Golf Underground to talk about their games and their already impressive resumes including a combined 15 hole in ones and many rounds in the 60s.

Wardo and Jordo recap JT’s win at the Sentry TOC, as well as Tiger, Patrick Reed and the Olympics

Wardo and Jordo recap JT’s win at the Sentry TOC, as well as Tiger, Patrick Reed and the Olympics

January 6, 2020

Wardo and Jordo recap Justin Thomas' win in Hawaii where Patrick Reed was once again in the headlines; as well as the upcoming Olympics, and whether or not Tiger Woods should be a permanent Captain for all Future Ryder and President's Cup teams. 

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