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Talk of the TOUR Golf Podcast

562 episodes - English - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 50 ratings

PGA TOUR LIVE host John Swantek has conversations with top players and discusses trending topics with leading broadcasters and content producers in the golf world.

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Episodes

Sean Zak: Golf.com

February 19, 2024 23:46 - 26 minutes - 12.6 MB

John Swantek hangs with Sean Zak to unpack an eventful week in Los Angeles, the disappointment of a Tiger Woods WD and a brilliant final round from Hideki Matsuyama to capture the Genesis Invitational. 

"On the Mark Golf Podcast" host and CBS Sports & PGA TOUR LIVE Analyst Mark Immelman on The Riviera Country Club & Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton gives his picks for The Genesis Invitational

February 15, 2024 02:58 - 36 minutes - 16.6 MB

John Swantek hangs with Mark Immelman to discuss what he expects to see this week on the course, including Tiger Woods' return to competition and several players he expects to contend.  Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at The Genesis Invitational.

Golf Digest senior writer Alex Myers with a look back at the WM Phoenix Open and a look ahead to Tiger Woods' return at the Genesis Invitational

February 12, 2024 23:49 - 24 minutes - 11.3 MB

John Swantek hangs with Alex Myers to unpack another super-charged edition of the WM Phoenix Open on Super Bowl Sunday, and peek ahead to the return of Tiger Woods at this week’s Genesis Invitational.  Also, conversation about the two's beloved New York Knicks and a strange golf-related knee injury.

Five-time PGA TOUR champion Camilo Villegas on his difficult journey back to a win in Bermuda last year & Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton gives his picks for the WM Phoenix Open

February 08, 2024 05:31 - 29 minutes - 13.3 MB

John Swantek hangs with Camilo Villegas to discuss his early success, his struggles on and off the course, and his eventual return to the winner’s circle last season. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the WM Phoenix Open.

Golf Channel commentator Arron Oberholser on what he saw on the links up close at Pebble Beach this past week

February 06, 2024 00:09 - 27 minutes - 12.6 MB

John Swantek hangs with 2006 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am champion Arron Oberholser to unpack a memorable week along the Monterey Peninsula including Wyndham Clark's record-breaking 60 to win the second Signature Event of the 2024 PGA TOUR season.  Also, the two talk football including the upcoming Super Bowl and growing up in the same area as Tom Brady.

Three-time PGA TOUR champion Nick Taylor on returning to the site of his win in 2020 & Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton with his picks for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

February 01, 2024 01:50 - 32 minutes - 15.1 MB

John Swantek hangs with defending RBC Canadian Open and 2020 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am champion Nick Taylor and talks about those career-changing events. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at Pebble Beach for the second Signature Event of the season.  Plus, details on the Fenway Sports Group-led Strategic Sports Group's (SSG) minority partnership in PGA TOUR Enterprises, and a release date for Season 2 of "Full Swing" on Netflix.

Frank Nobilo: CBS Sports

January 30, 2024 02:04 - 25 minutes - 11.6 MB

John Swantek hangs with Frank Nobilo to unpack the Farmers Insurance Open and discuss the hot topics in the game.

Two-time PGA TOUR champion Luke List on returning to the site of his 2022 victory & Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton provides an edge for gamers at the Farmers Insurance Open

January 23, 2024 23:53 - 32 minutes - 15 MB

John Swantek hangs with 2022 Farmers Insurance Open champion Luke List to discuss his nearly 20-year journey as a professional. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at Torrey Pines.

Korn Ferry Tour Player of the Year Ben Kohles on his journey back to the PGA TOUR & Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton forecasts The American Express

January 18, 2024 01:07 - 33 minutes - 15.1 MB

John Swantek hangs with Ben Kohles, who’s back on the PGA TOUR after a decade of ups and downs. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at The American Express.

Akshay Bhatia talks about his his unique journey in golf

January 10, 2024 03:06 - 28 minutes - 12.9 MB

John Swantek welcomes guest host Sean Martin from PGATOUR.COM, who sits down with Akshay Bhatia to discuss his stellar success at a young age, how he has evolved his game over the last few years, his breakthrough win at the 2023 Barracuda Championship, and how he plans to attack the 2024 season.

PGATOUR.COM's Sean Martin on an exciting week at The Sentry

January 08, 2024 23:42 - 26 minutes - 12.1 MB

John Swantek welcomes guest host Paul Hodowanic from PGATOUR.COM, who is joined by PGATOUR.COM's Lead of Editorial Sean Martin from on-site in Hawaii.  The two discuss Chris Kirk's victory at The Sentry, the play of Sahith Theegala, Jordan Spieth, and Scottie Scheffler, as well as a fashion check on Jason Day's new outfits.

Swedish Sensations Ludvig Åberg and Vincent Norrman on starting the 2024 season at The Sentry

January 04, 2024 04:50 - 23 minutes - 10.9 MB

John Swantek welcomes guest host Sean Martin from PGATOUR.COM, who sits down with Ludvig Åberg and Vincent Norrman on-site at this week's Opening Drive to the 2024 season, The Sentry.  The two Swedes share how they adjusted to playing college golf in the United States, their incredible first seasons on the PGA TOUR, and living together in Tallahassee, Florida.

12-time PGA TOUR champion Justin Leonard on teeing it up at the PNC Championship & Sports Illustrated's Bob Harig on a busy 2023 in golf

December 14, 2023 02:09 - 32 minutes - 14.9 MB

In the final episode of 2023, John Swantek hangs with Justin Leonard, who comes off a win at the World Champions Cup with Team USA, and is competing in this week’s PNC Championship.  Plus, Bob Harig explores all the recent news in the professional golf world including Tiger Woods as we wrap up the season.

PGATOUR.COM's Kevin Prise on the return of PGA TOUR Q-School presented by Korn Ferry

December 11, 2023 21:02 - 26 minutes - 12.3 MB

John Swantek hangs with Kevin Prise to preview all of the great storylines at the final stage of PGA TOUR Q-School presented by Korn Ferry located at TPC Sawgrass and Sawgrass Country Club.  The two also discuss a huge win for Kevin's Buffalo Bills over the Kansas City Chiefs, and whether they will be able to catch up to John's Miami Dolphins.

Seven-time PGA TOUR champion Peter Jacobsen on the creation of the World Champions Cup & LPGA rookie superstar Rose Zhang on playing in the Grant Thornton Invitational

December 08, 2023 01:22 - 28 minutes - 12.8 MB

John Swantek hangs with Peter Jacobsen to discuss the inaugural World Champions Cup, which features three international teams playing together in a unique format.  Also, LPGA sensation Rose Zhang on her stellar amateur career leading into her professional career, and how it aligns with her partner, Sahith Theegala, in the inaugural Grant Thornton Invitational.

NBC/Golf Channel commentator Steve Sands on Tiger Woods and the results of the Hero World Challenge

December 04, 2023 22:51 - 29 minutes - 13.6 MB

John Swantek hangs with Steve Sands to unpack the Hero World Challenge and the competitive return of Tiger Woods.  They also discuss how Tiger's legacy is evolving as part of the TOUR's leadership.  Also, the two discuss the NFL as John's Dolphins handled Steve's Commanders and the controversial results of the College Football Playoff Committee.

Two-time PGA TOUR champion Sepp Straka on playing in this week's Hero World Challenge. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton on the many ways to wager on Tiger Woods

November 30, 2023 02:43 - 28 minutes - 12.9 MB

John Swantek hangs with Sepp Straka, a member of the victorious 2023 European Ryder Cup team, and discusses representing his native Austria in the Olympic Games. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Hero World Challenge and debuts a new feature gamers can look forward to in 2024 on PGATOUR.COM.

James Colgan from GOLF.COM on Tiger's return this week and news around the sport

November 28, 2023 01:47 - 25 minutes - 11.5 MB

John Swantek hangs with James Colgan to discuss the return of the Big Cat at the Hero World Challenge, Tiger's future, the TGL, and all the news from around professional golf.

PGATOUR.COM's Sean Martin on Ludvig Åberg's first PGA TOUR win and news from around golf

November 21, 2023 00:22 - 23 minutes - 10.8 MB

John Swantek hangs with Sean Martin to unpack the week at The RSM Classic, including an emphatic victory for the Swedish sensation to cap off the PGA TOUR season.  Also, a recap of a busy news week around the TOUR, and Sean provides a manifesto for coffee drinkers everywhere.

Four-time PGA TOUR champion Ryan Palmer on competing in the FedExCup Fall and Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton gives his picks

November 16, 2023 03:37 - 30 minutes - 13.8 MB

John Swantek hangs with Ryan Palmer, who is trying to slip inside the top 125 of the FedExCup Fall standings, and discusses his role in the PGA TOUR YouTube Series, "The Turn."  Rob Bolton analyzes the field at The RSM Classic.

George and Wesley Bryan on both playing in the Butterfield Bermuda Championship and their incredible success as content creators

November 08, 2023 22:59 - 51 minutes - 23.8 MB

Guest host Sean Martin from PGATOUR.COM welcomes the Bryan Brothers to discuss George's debut on the PGA TOUR this week, their history growing up together in a golf household, how their passion for content creation began, the restoration of a South Carolina course they played in their youth, and their future plans in golf.    

Managing Editor of GOLF.COM Josh Berhow on an emotional triumph for Erik van Rooyen and Tiger Woods news

November 06, 2023 17:41 - 24 minutes - 11 MB

John Swantek and Josh Berhow unpack the week at the World Wide Technology Championship in Los Cabos, Mexico including the South African's second PGA TOUR victory.  Plus, the two review Tiger Woods' first-ever course design as a PGA TOUR layout and provide updates on the upcoming TGL season.

Michael Block on playing this week after his amazing PGA Championship and Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton on the best picks for the week

November 01, 2023 22:28 - 30 minutes - 14.1 MB

John Swantek hangs with Michael Block, the PGA Championship sensation who discusses how his life has changed since May and about his excitement to compete in this week’s World Wide Technology Championship. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field in Mexico for fantasy players and bettors.

Paul Hodowanic from PGATOUR.COM on Cameron Champ's key to his recent success and the five biggest stories of the FedExCup Fall

October 24, 2023 22:20 - 28 minutes - 13 MB

John Swantek hangs with PGATOUR.COM's Paul Hodowanic to discuss how recent improvement in Cameron Champ's mental health has led to better performance on the course.  Also, Paul outlines the five most significant storylines so far from the FedExCup Fall, including Collin Morikawa's recent win, the meteoric rise of Ludvig Åberg, and Eric Cole's improbable bid for Rookie of the Year honors.

Alex Myers, Senior Writer at Golf Digest, on Lexi Thompson and Tom Kim's week at the Shriners Children's Open

October 17, 2023 20:33 - 23 minutes - 10.9 MB

John Swantek hangs with Alex Myers to unpack the storylines from the Shriners Children's Open, recent news in the world of professional golf, and collective angst about New York sports teams.

Ryan Ballengee, owner of Golf News Net, on an exciting and busy week in professional golf

October 09, 2023 22:14 - 24 minutes - 11.1 MB

John Swantek hangs with Ryan Ballengee to discuss the results on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Korn Ferry Tour, and a look back at the storylines from the Ryder Cup.

PGA TOUR rookie Harrison Endycott on the challenges he has faced this season & Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton provides all the information on the best picks for the week

October 05, 2023 00:01 - 30 minutes - 14.1 MB

John Swantek hangs with Harrison Endycott, one of the players on "The Turn", the new series on the PGA TOUR's YouTube channel, who is trying to secure his card at the tail end of his rookie season. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Sanderson Farms Championship.

Jim Furyk on the Ryder Cup and his event on PGA TOUR Champions; Cameron Morfit from PGATOUR.COM on Sahith Theegala's unlikely journey

September 20, 2023 20:01 - 25 minutes - 11.8 MB

John Swantek hangs with Jim Furyk to discuss his upcoming roles as United States vice-captain at the Ryder Cup and tournament host of the upcoming Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS on PGA TOUR Champions. PGATOUR.COM's Cameron Morfit describes the backstory of Sahith Theegala that led to his first PGA TOUR victory.

Paul Hodowanic from PGATOUR.COM on how the new FedExCup Fall works

September 12, 2023 21:24 - 19 minutes - 9.13 MB

John Swantek hangs with Paul Hodowanic to discuss the start of a new PGA TOUR season and how it affects players at different levels of the FedExCup standings.  Also, a look ahead to this week's Fortinet Championship where Max Homa attempts to win for a third straight year.

Boo Weekley: 3-time PGA TOUR champion. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

August 30, 2023 02:53 - 30 minutes - 14 MB

John Swantek hangs with Boo Weekley, a 50-year old rookie on PGA TOUR Champions. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton reflects on the PGA TOUR season from a fantasy gaming and wagering perspective.

FedExCup Playoffs Update & Chasing TOURBound: Ben Silverman

August 22, 2023 18:45 - 45 minutes - 20.8 MB

John Swantek provides his take on the FedExCup Playoffs so far and gives his prediction of who will win the season-long race at this week's TOUR Championship.  Also, listen to Episode 2 of this season's Chasing TOURBound podcast with host James Nitties and Ben Silverman, winner of the 2023 Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club.

Chasing TOURBound: Rico Hoey

August 09, 2023 10:00 - 24 minutes - 11.3 MB

John Swantek provides an update on the FedExCup Playoffs as they begin with this week's FedEx St. Jude Championship.  Also, listen to Episode 1 of this season's Chasing TOURBound podcast with host James Nitties and 2023 Visit Knoxville Open winner Rico Hoey.

Sean Zak: GOLF.com

August 07, 2023 21:20 - 26 minutes - 12.4 MB

John Swantek hangs with Sean Zak to unpack the final regular season event of the 2022-2023 PGA TOUR season at the Wyndham Championship.

Ben Griffin: 68th in FedExCup standings. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

August 02, 2023 21:56 - 33 minutes - 15.3 MB

John Swantek hangs with Ben Griffin, on the verge of qualifying for the FedExCup playoffs in his rookie season. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Wyndham Championship.

Paul Hodowanic: PGATOUR.COM

July 31, 2023 21:04 - 26 minutes - 12.4 MB

John Swantek hangs with Paul Hodowanic to unpack the 3M Open, the first PGA TOUR victory for Lee Hodges, which had late-season FedExCup Playoffs implications for many in the field. 

Sam Bennett: Low amateur at The Masters. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

July 26, 2023 23:39 - 29 minutes - 13.7 MB

John Swantek hangs with 2022 U.S. Amateur champion Sam Bennett, who turned professional in May and is in the field this week at TPC Twin Cities. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the 3M Open.

Tom Lehman: 1996 The Open champion. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

July 19, 2023 23:41 - 32 minutes - 15 MB

John Swantek hangs with Tom Lehman, the 1996 PGA TOUR player of the year and winner of the Open Championship that same season. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes this week's fields at The Open and the Barracuda Championship.

Gordon Sargent: No. 1 amateur in world ranking. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

July 05, 2023 21:04 - 31 minutes - 14.4 MB

John Swantek hangs with NCAA individual champion Gordon Sargent, playing his second straight PGA TOUR event. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the John Deere Classic

Ryan Ballengee from Golf News Net on Fowler and Langer wins

July 03, 2023 18:49 - 25 minutes - 11.7 MB

John Swantek hangs with Ryan Ballengee to unpack the weekend and discuss the significant victories secured by Bernhard Langer at the U.S. Senior Open and Rickie Fowler an the Rocket Mortgage Classic.

Michael Thorbjornsen: First Team All-America at Stanford. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

June 21, 2023 22:12 - 29 minutes - 13.9 MB

John Swantek hangs with 21-year-old Michael Thorbjornsen, T4 at last year’s Travelers Championship. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at TPC River Highlands.

Nick Taylor: 2-time PGA TOUR champion. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

June 08, 2023 00:15 - 31 minutes - 14.6 MB

John Swantek hangs with Nick Taylor, competing in his homeland at this week's RBC Canadian Open. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at Oakdale G&CC.

Matt Every: PGA TOUR LIVE commentator

June 05, 2023 22:23 - 19 minutes - 9.1 MB

John Swantek hangs with Matt Every to unpack the week at the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday, where Viktor Hovland captured his 4th PGA TOUR victory.

David Lingmerth: 2015 Memorial Tournament champion. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

May 31, 2023 23:18 - 31 minutes - 14.5 MB

John Swantek hangs with David Lingmerth, pushing to qualify for the FedExCup playoffs. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday.

Eric Cole: T15 at PGA Championship. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

May 25, 2023 00:23 - 33 minutes - 15.4 MB

John Swantek hangs with 34-year-old rookie Eric Cole, ranked 44th in the FedExCup standings. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Charles Schwab Challenge.

Sean Martin: PGATOUR.COM

May 22, 2023 23:03 - 24 minutes - 11.5 MB

John Swantek hangs with Sean Martin to unpack a memorable PGA Championship week at Oak Hill Country Club, culminating in a 5th major championship for Brooks Koepka.

Sean Martin: PGATOUR.COM

May 22, 2023 23:03 - 24 minutes - 11.5 MB

John Swantek hangs with Sean Martin to unpack a memorable PGA Championship week at Oak Hill Country Club, culminating in a 5th major championship for Brooks Koepka.

Steven Alker: PGA TOUR Champions player of the year. Rob Bolton: Golfbet fantasy insider

May 17, 2023 21:13 - 35 minutes - 16.3 MB

John Swantek hangs with Charles Schwab Cup champion Steven Alker, competing in this week’s PGA Championship. Golfbet insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at Oak Hill Country Club.

Lanto Griffin: 2019 Cadence Bank Houston Open champion. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

April 26, 2023 23:28 - 33 minutes - 15.5 MB

John Swantek hangs with Lanto Griffin, on the comeback trail after back surgery last summer. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Mexico Open at Vidanta.

James Colgan: GOLF.com

April 24, 2023 21:56 - 27 minutes - 12.7 MB

John Swantek hangs with James Colgan to unpack the news of the week, culminating with the crowning of two first-time champions at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

Ryan Gerard: T4 at Honda Classic. Rob Bolton: Golfbet Insider

April 19, 2023 22:16 - 32 minutes - 15.3 MB

John Swantek hangs with Ryan Gerard, who has earned special temporary membership on the PGA TOUR. Golfbet Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.