Shane Bacon brings you a weekly podcast discussing the world of golf from all angles. Shane speaks with current and former stars from the world, while bringing you the best stories in the game.
Welcome to The Clubhouse with Shane Bacon! Shane lays down the groundwork for what's to come in this weekly podcast. From great conversations with current pros, legends, and notable figures around the game, to some fun segments with the best content around the tour. Plus, Shane has a convo with a man who got him into the game in the first place: his father!
Shane brings you his observations from this week's WGC-Dell Match Play in Austin, TX. Which player has looked impressive heading into the tournament? Plus, everyone has March Madness, so Shane is breaking down the top players in the tournament strictly based on their outfits! Trick shot extrordinaire turned Web.com tour winner Wesley Bryan and his caddie brother George call in to the podcast. The guys talk about transitioning from internet sensations to tour winners, preparing for the potential to play in the Masters, and what it was really like shooting a trick shot video with Rory McIlroy. The guys are hilarious and stop by for a great conversation you don't want to miss!
On this week's Clubhouse, Shane Bacon discusses Jason Day's win at the WGC Match Play Championship, giving him the No. 1 world ranking. Plus, Shane gives his thoughts on the new format of match play (2:30), Lydia Ko's dominance (4:30), "Did You See That!?!" (5:05), Patton Kizzire and Tony Finau winning his first PGA Tour title (6:15), Jason Day's pace of play issues (8:55), and if he would take Australians or "the field" to win the Masters (12:20).
No Laying Up's Chris Solomon joins Shane for a great conversation, hitting all topics around the game. The guys discuss if Jason Day's "A" game is better than anyone else's (22:00), if Rory McIlroy's struggles are because of his putting (25:10), if Jordan Spieth can repeat as Masters champion (27:25), if Phil Mickelson will ever win another major (28:50), how many major wins Rickie Fowler will have at the end of the year (36:45), and if Lydia Ko's career projection is actually better than Tiger Woods' (37:35)
Shane Bacon sits down for a fascinating conversation with Sports Illustrated's Alan Shipnuck, who wrote an in-depth story about what really happened to Tiger Woods. The two discuss Tiger from the beginning to now, both on and off the course, to get a true understanding of his fall from grace and why he is so polarizing as a figure still to this day.
Heading into Masters week, Shane had the opportunity to sit down with the legendary Gary Player, three-time winner at Augusta National. The full interview will be released Monday morning, but here is a preview of their conversation. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you don't miss it!
It's Masters week! Shane takes a quick look back at the three things he loved last week, including Jim Herman's win and Lydia Ko's continued dominance. Then, we get you ready for one of the biggest weeks in golf. Everything you need to know heading into this week at Augusta. Plus, a very special conversation with three-time Masters champion, the legendary Gary Player. His thoughts on the tournament, his relationship with Arnold and Jack, and much more.
Justin Thomas, the 34th ranked player in the world, joins Shane as he gets ready to play in his first-ever Masters tournament (3:10). Justin dishes on playing Augusta with Tom Brady and what his game is like (9:30), playing with Michael Jordan (12:40), what Jordan's smack talk on the course is like (13:50), and his relationship with Nick Saban while playing golf at Alabama (15:15). Plus, his favorite all-time Masters moment (16:30), advice he's gotten from Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus on playing in the tournament (19:40), and the best pro athlete golfer he's ever played with... Hint: He can drain a 3 as well as he can drain a putt (23:45).
Shane has full reaction immediately following Jordan Spieth's epic collapse at Augusta. With a 5 stroke lead heading into the back nine, the reigning champion completely fell apart, leaving the door open for Danny Willett. Shane breaks down how and why it happened, and is joined by Golf Mag's Jessica Marksbury!
A few days after the dust has settled of Jordan Speith's collapse on the back 9 of the Masters, Shane Bacon is joined by Grant Boone, who called Spieth infamous quadruple bogey on 12. The two break down exactly what happened throughout the tournament, how it happened, and compare it to other moments in golf history. Check it out for a fascinating in-depth look at one of the most memorable tournaments in golf history.
Shane is back from his Masters hangover discussing PGA players vacationing together and how that could actually have a positive impact on the Ryder Cup team. Plus, Bryson DeChambeau's polarizing personality (4:15), Bubba Watson's positivity on social media (6:00), and a European tour winner has some awesome celebration plans (8:05). Then, 8-time PGA Tour winner Brad Faxon chats with Shane about Bryson DeChambeau's game and personality (11:25), the pressure on young players to win immediately (16:20), if it's good for young players to be friends and not have a "killer instinct" (30:15), and players that should be favorites to win the remaining three majors (32:50).