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: 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 Magazine, Sports 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 "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: 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!
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
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.
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!
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.
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 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
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Kansas City's own Tom Pernice Jr. joins the Golf Underground to discuss his career on the PGA Tour and his successful stint on the the Champions Tour. Tom shares some great stories that you won't want to miss!
H&R Block President & CEO, and golf enthusiast, Jeff Jones joins the Golf Underground to talk shop. We discuss business, golf, and the values and work ethic he learned at a young age! You will hear how the former Target & Uber executive makes time to work on his golf game as well as his overall wellness while leading a large organization and being the best husband and father he can be!
We all know the name Tiger Woods but what about Steve Scott? Steve battled Tiger in the 1996 US Amateur and was five up after 18 holes. The match would eventually turn as Tiger would win in Sudden Death. In this episode, Steve will take you through a match that some would say was the best in US Am history.
This show was recorded in front of a live audience at Milburn Country Club. Wardo, Sully, Jordo and George Brett get Steve to share his story and what it meant to his life and career. Tons of laughs with a bit of inspiration is loaded up in this awesome show.