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TGJ Podcast: Episode 40

Bizarre Golf History

TGJ Podcast: Episode #40

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“This is a major championship winner, drug off the course kicking and screaming, and is told, “If you enter the property again we’re going to arrest you.” Now, picture them doing that to Bryson DeChambeau.”

Connor Lewis

 Who holds the rightful claim to America’s first golf club? How did three different players lose in match play after an ace? Which major champion was nearly arrested for slow play? Host Tom Coyne has questions, and Connor Lewis of the Society of Golf Historians has the answers. This rollicking conversation gets into some of golf’s true-life oddities, including a flatulence fine, a mid-round pizza delivery at the U.S. Open and the real-life Roy McAvoy.