Harry Higgs rejoins the pod to discuss his on course struggles during 2022, how it affected his relationships, his mental health dealing with the loss of his tour card, and how he fought through those struggles heading into 2023. We also get into the new elevated events structure and its impact on rank and file members of the PGA Tour, the long term benefits and the risks of the new TV deal, some LIV talk and more.
Will Zalatoris joins the pod to detail his return from a back injury that ended his 2022 season, his mental approach to competing in majors, the disappointment of his runner up finishes, his putting stroke on short putts, playing junior golf with Jordan Spieth and Scottie Scheffler, the future of the PGA tour and a ton more.
2 February Finished
The NLU podcast bump strikes again as Max Homa wins at Torrey Pines to claim his sixth career PGA Tour victory. Max joins Soly, Tron and Randy to take us through the week in San Diego, the shots on 16 and 18 to close out the tournament, his mindset while competing at the top of the leaderboard, his in-round TV interview and a ton more. We run down the rest of the leaderboard and evaluate the concept of a Saturday tournament finish. Then it's time for some coverage takes, the latest with Patrick Reed and Rory in Dubai, more LIV schedule and executive departure updates, and more.
1 hour 54 mins
30 January Finished
He's back! Max Homa returns to the pod to talk fatherhood, managing a changing golf swing, working with a sports psychologist for the first time, being a member of the PAC, Presidents Cup and more.
1 hour 13 mins
25 January Finished
Jon Rahm continues his heater with a fourth win in his last six starts as he claims the AMex with a one shot victory over Davis Thompson. We recap the week and sing the praises of both Rahm and Thompson, evaluate recent results through the prism of the OWGR and run down the leaderboard - despite TC's absence from the pod. We also shout out Victor Perez's incredible hole out en route to a win in Abu Dhabi, Brooke Henderson's wire to wire win at the LPGA Tournament of Champions, LIV's TV deal with the CW, plus a fun early US Ryder Cup roster building exercise.
1 hour 51 mins
23 January Finished
In advance of the LPGA Tournament of Champions we fire up the first of several dedicated LPGA focused podcasts with a robust preview of the season ahead. Big Randy, Tron, Cody and Jen Corcoran of Grueter Golf lay out our plans and motivations for expanded LPGA podcast content, profile each of the top ten ranked players in the world, the tour's structure and how it compares to the men's tour. We close the pod with a look at some of hte biggest strengths of LPGA golf and our predictions for the upcoming year.
2 hours 17 mins
19 January Finished
Fresh off his win at the Tournament of Champions, Jon Rahm makes his third appearance on the pod to break down his victory in Maui, the new PGA Tour events structure, the role of the players in making tour policy decisions, the OWGR, LIV, the upcoming Ryder Cup and a ton more.
18 January Finished