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McKellar

By McKellar Golf Podcast
A weekly podcast from the makers of McKellar golf journal. Hosted by Lawrence Donegan.
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McKellar Golf Podcast #43: Rory McIlroy

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McKellar Golf Podcast #45: Keith Pelley
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by Keith Pelley, chief executive of the European Tour for a wide-ranging discussion about the future of golf in Europe and beyond. We talk Ryder Cup, closer relations with the PGA Tour, "no thanks" to the Premier Golf League and the bouncing back from the financial tsunami of COVID-19. 
56:33
June 3, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #44: Darren Clarke
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by Darren Clarke, 2011 Open Champion and one of the greatest ball-strikers of the modern era. We talk Ryder Cup, major championships and the pursuit of perfection. 
1:19:17
May 27, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #43: Rory McIlroy
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by world no1 Rory McIlroy for a wide-ranging discussion - Seminole, golf course architecture,  the balance between power and artistry, golf development, his amateur career, the pros, and his interests and views on the world beyond golf. 
1:28:48
May 14, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #42: Jamie Diaz
This week John Huggan and Lawrence Donegan are joined by Golf Channel analyst Jaime Diaz, considered by most of peers in the media tent to be the best golf writer of his generation. We talked to him about golf in these turbulent times - the sport's imminent return, and its future. But we start in happier, more innocent times,  with Jaime's recollections of playing golf with the 14-year-old Tiger Woods. 
1:17:30
May 5, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #42: James Corrigan
In a special news podcast,  Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan speak to James Corrigan of the Telegraph about the prospects for the Ryder Cup and the financial landscape facing the European Tour. (Spoiler; it ain't good).
48:54
April 30, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #41: Pete Cowen
This week Lawrence  Donegan and John Huggan are joined by Pete Cowen, considered by most of the savvy people around the upper echelons of professional golf to be the best swing coach in world. Pete doesn't chase publicity or attention so it was an absolute privilege to spend an hour talking to him about his career and ideas about coaching.
1:10:18
April 28, 2020
McKellar Golf Pocast #40: Curtis Strange
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by Curtis Strange for a wide-ranging discussion about his life in golf - his US Open victories, the Ryder cup, his love of the Old Course, his development as a player, Seve and the other members of the "Big Five". A captivating guest. Thx Curtis.
1:20:04
April 21, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #39 Denis Pugh
This week John Huggan and Lawrence Donegan are joined by Denis Pugh, who discusses his work with many of the top class players he has coached through years - Seve, Monty, Molinari and many others. 
1:11:07
April 14, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #38 Lee Westwood
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by Lee Westwood,  winner of 44 professional tournaments around the world. We discuss Lee's story -  a late starter in junior golf who became the world's number one player. 
1:16:08
April 7, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #37 Padraig Harrington
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by Padraig Harrington. We discuss his social media coaching career, his majors, the golf coaches he has worked with - Torrance, Cowen, Gankas, his Ryder Cup captaincy and how he sees his career post-Ryder Cup.
1:38:23
March 31, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #36
This week John Huggan and Lawrence Donegan are joined by Geoff Ogilvy. Amongst other things we discuss Geoff's move home to Australia and how it has made him a better golfer,  the "art of scoring", and how much he enjoyed vice-captaincy enjoyed the Presidents Cup.  Plus much more.
1:12:23
March 26, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #35
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by legendary agent Chubby Chandler to discuss golf in a Coronavirus world - how will the pandemic impact the game and what does he see for the future.
1:07:49
March 19, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #34
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined Meg MacLaren, professional golfer and five-star writer/blogger,  to discuss her life on tour. We also talk about Bay Hill, The Players and Saudi sportswashing.  NOTE: we lost the last 30 seconds of the recording. Hopefully, that won't spoil your enjoyment of the podcast. thanks.
1:02:18
March 10, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #33
The week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by Mark Cannizzaro to discuss Paul Azinger, the Honda "Classic", gambling in golf, and the preponderance of mediocre golf courses on the PGA Tour's Flordia swing..
59:26
March 3, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #32
Back after a short holiday/trip to Australia, the hosts of Moaning Drive Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are back to discuss the week's events in golf. 
1:01:50
February 25, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #31
A busy week in golf deserves a bumper podcast. Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan discuss everything from the BBC's relationship with golf to the proposed. We discuss the PR effort on behalf of Saudi Arabia, Rory at Torrey Pines and Course set-up in Dubai. And more. 
1:11:33
January 29, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #30
We're back! Lawrence Donegan catches up with John Huggan in Dubai to discuss the European Tour's desert swing, the proposed world tour for golf,  knee-high rough and Tiger's first tournament start of 2020 in San Diego. 
59:48
January 25, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #29
Here's to 2020. To mark the beginning of the year (if not the golf calendar) Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by the great Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post to look ahead to the majors and more. Be warned: the chat goes long and deep!
1:44:30
January 8, 2020
McKellar Golf Podcast #28
This week Lawrence Donegan is joined by the most controversial man in golf, John 'The Fossil' Huggan, and Mike Clayton to discuss Royal Melbourne, and the President's Cup, plus the enablers who have set Patrick Reed free to do whatever, dude. 
1:09:47
December 16, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #27
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by the great Mike Clayton to discuss events in the world of golf. Aussie Open, Patrick Reed,  Presidents Cup, Royal Melbourne. Plenty to talk about!
1:32:16
December 10, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast Special Edition
You can buy Issue #3 of McKellar right now! Podcast host Lawrence Donegan gives listeners a guided tour of the brand new edition of the world best' literary golf journal. Available at mckellarmagazine.com . thanks 
14:09
December 5, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #26
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan discuss Phil Mickelson's response to criticism over his announced participation in a golf tournament in Saudi Arabia. The chaps also chat about why Rory McIlroy > Jon Rahm, the Australian Open, and next week's Presidents Cup. 
44:06
December 3, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #25
Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan discuss the week in golf - Dubai, Nedbank, the prospect of a world tour, McIlroy, Fleetwood, Q school and much else besides.
55:07
November 19, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #24
A brad new episode of Moaning Drive with John Huggan and Lawrence Donegan. Special guest Denis Push discusses his work with Francesco Molinari and his life on Twitter,  and joins in on our regular discussion  of the week's events in golf. One of the smartest guys in the game. Denis, that is. Not Huggan or Donegan. 
58:05
November 12, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #23
The latest edition of Moaning Drive. Huggy and Donegan discuss Robert Rock, the HSBC and Christina Kim. Plus, Huggy does  the Golf.com PGA Tour players survey (until he gets bored and gives up) 
59:55
November 6, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #22
Bumper show this week as regulars John Huggan and Lawrence Donegan offer their Moaning Drive 'hot takes' on the Skins game, Nicolas Colsaerts' win in France,  the brilliance of Justin Thomas and the uselessness of golf's drugs testing policies.  Now available on all good podcasting platforms. 
57:32
October 22, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #21
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan discuss the European Tour's announcement of a new tournament, the Scandinavian Mixed, in which men and women will compete head to head. Brilliant idea. We also discuss the Italian Open on the ET, Ryder Cup venues and the two things you say to yourself after every shot.
59:24
October 15, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcat #20
This week Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by Mike Clayton to discuss Jon  Rahm's win in Spain, Kevin Na and the use of stats in golf. Plus, a bonus 10 minutes on the coming era of bifurcation.
1:07:55
October 7, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #19
This week on Moaning Drive ....John Huggan and Lawrence Donegan discuss Rory McIlroy's comments about golf course set-ups on the European Tour + a whole lot else besides. 
53:48
October 1, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #18
The band is back together! In the first of their new weekly episodes on the wide world of golf, Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan discuss the BMW Championship and Sanderson Farms whatever. Plus, a quick look ahead to the Dunhill at St Andrews later this week.
45:39
September 24, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #17
This week Lawrence Donegan is joined by Adam Heieck, chief executive officer of Youth on Course, a California-based organisation that is bringing low-cost golf to ten of thousands of kids in the US and, just recently, Canada.
00:00
May 7, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #16
Special edition! A mid-Masters podcast with Lawrence Donegan, John Huggan and Mark Cannizzaro
00:00
April 12, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #15
Our Masters preview. Lawrence Donegan is joined by McKellar contributors John Huggan and Mike Clayton to discuss the world of golf. Lots on the LPGA and lots on Augusta National.
00:00
April 8, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #14
Lawrence Donegan talks to Dan Davies about the Royal North Devon and the environmental challenges faces by one of England's most historic courses. Bonus content - golf in the South-West of England is seriously great!
00:00
April 1, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #12
In the latest edition of the podcast, McKellar co-founder and co-editor Thomas Dunne talks to writer and broadcaster Derek Duncan, who for issue #2 of McKellar has written a profile of the great Dave Axland. Enjoy!
00:00
March 28, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #11
The Dynamic Duo Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan are joined by the great Scott Michaux to discuss Rory McIlroy's win at the Players and a whole lot else besides.
00:00
March 20, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #10
A special edition podcast. From the audio archives - Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan interview the great Dan Jenkins about life, about writing and, of course, about his hero, Ben Hogan.
00:00
March 10, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #9
The band is back together! Old muckers Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan get back together to discuss the golfing scene. They are joined by the mighty Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post, who talks about the lonely world of a modern golf correspondent.
00:00
March 7, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #8
Issue 2 is upon us! McKellar co-founders Lawrence Donegan and Thomas Dunne discuss what's coming up in issue 2 of the world's leading literary golf journal. Get your copy here https://www.mckellarmagazine.com/product/issue-2/
00:00
February 14, 2019
McKellar Golf Podcast #7
Lawrence Donegan is joined by McKellar co-founder Tom Dunne to discuss his Issue 1 cover story piece about Sheep Farm golf course, an already legendary (and mysterious) lay-out to the north of Bandon Dunes in Oregon.
00:00
October 22, 2018
McKellar Golf Podcast #6
A brand new podcast from the publishers of McKellar, the journal of quality golf writing. This week our host Lawrence Donegan speaks to writer Mike Croley about Shell's Wonderful World of Golf. Mike binge-watched episodes of the show on YouTube in prepar
00:00
October 10, 2018
McKellar Golf Podcast #5
This week our host Lawrence Donegan is joined by the mighty Mark Cannizzaro to preview the PGA Championship at Bellerive. The chaps discuss the course, the contenders and a lot else besides. Fifty minutes of unadulterated golf chat.
00:00
August 8, 2018
The McKellar Golf Podcast #4
This week our host Lawrence Donegan is joined by McKellar contributor Anthony Pioppi to discuss "The Tillinghast Papers', his investigation into one of the great golf artifact "hoaxes" in issue 1 of McKellar golf journal.
00:00
August 1, 2018
The McKellar Golf Podcast #3
The 2018 Open Championship reviewed. Our host Lawrence Donegan is joined by the great Mike Clayton to take a look back at this year's Open at Carnoustie and ask the question - do major championships get any better than this. One hour of glorious golf chat
00:00
July 23, 2018
The McKellar Golf Podcast #2
It's Open Championship week!! McKellar co-founder Lawrence Donegan is joined by the great Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post to discuss what lies ahead at Carnoustie and a whole lot else besides. Forty-five minutes of top golf chat.
00:00
July 18, 2018
The McKellar Golf Podcast #1
The official podcast of McKellar, the world's smartest golf journal. In episode 1, our host Lawrence Donegan is joined by Lorne Rubenstein to discuss George Knudson, the legendary Canadian golfer profiled by Lorne in Issue 1 of McKellar.
00:00
July 12, 2018