Golf Channel's George Savaricas and Ryan Griffiths bring you The Pro-Am Pod.
Golf Channel's George Savaricas and Ryan Griffiths take a look at The Players Championship, debate gambling in sports, and interview PGA Tour players Harold Varner III in this premiere episode of The Pro-Am Pod.
Golf Channel reporter George Savaricas and writer/producer Ryan Griffiths check-in with The Pro-Am Pod Ep. 2 featuring college stud and recently turned professional Norman Xiong. The fellas breakdown Griffiths’ recent trip to Scotland and getting eaten alive by Carnoustie, George embracing the college golf scene, U.S. Open qualifying winners and losers, we connect the dots from George to Huey Lewis and ponder if George Foreman ever had plastic surgery. Subscribe now and leave us a note – good, bad or indifferent.
The U.S. Open is here, but first a look back at Dustin Johnson's return to World No. 1 after winning the FedEx St. Jude Classic. We've also got 2016 runner-up and Irishman Shane Lowry talking Irish vs. Scottish beer, his nightmare foursome, and a little about the second major of the season. Plus, get your notebook out as Golf Channel's masters statistics guy Justin Ray drops his U.S. Open picks in your lap.
Golf Channel's George Savaricas and Ryan Griffiths catch up with GolfChannel.com senior writer Ryan Lavner to kick around Bubba Watson's Player of the Year chances, Greg Norman’s TMI photo shoot, and Bryson DeChambeau’s E=MC squared approach to his yardage book. It's episode four, spread the word.
This week, George calls in from an undisclosed location while Ryan withers away in the Orlando humidity for Ep. 5 of the Pro-Am Pod. The guys catch up with defending Greenbrier champion Xander Schauffele to talk about creative things fans yell, being just enough under the radar to still maintain his privacy, and why he never got the surfing bug growing up in San Diego County. Plus, we debate whether more Tour players should be calling others on their screw ups, if Tiger is back or if this is just what he’s become, Francesco Molinari’s workout plan, and tales from the this week tour stop where both Ryan and George have made donations to the local casino, but looked damn good doing so
Stand-up Comedian and star of Golf Channel Films upcoming documentary Go Down Swinging Lenny Clarke joins the pod to talk about his 41 years as a comedian, he and Rich Lerner’s mutual man crush, why he can’t stand Edward Norton, and who his favorite golfing celebrity is. George Savaricas joins again from his summer home in Greece to chat Bryson DeChambeau being de-tooled plus a few bonus words from the defending John Deere Classic champ. The Pro-Am Pod Ep. 6 – SPREAD THE WORD.
Just in time for the Open Championship, the PRO-AM POD Ep. 7 featuring David Feherty. @Fehertwit stops by to chat with the boys about his last pro hole in one (at Carnoustie), the celebration that ensued afterwards, who he thinks will be celebrating at Carnoustie, and why Thomas Jefferson would be great guest for his show. Plus, George and Ryan make picks you probably shouldn’t listen to and Ryan namedrops some dude he had dinner with last week who’s heading to the Hall of Fame. The PRO-AM POD – SPEAD THE WORD.
WE WANT WINNERS! Fresh off a win at the Barbasol Championship, Troy Merritt pops by the Pro-Am Pod for a quick chat with the guys. See what the two-time Tour winner has to say about hoopers on the circuit, the first time he broke par at age 11 and why an ice cold whisky dispenser in every clubhouse on Tour is a must. Plus, George and Ryan discuss kid etiquette at golf events, Brandel’s silencing of the critics and Eddie Pepperell’s hangover. The Pro-Am Pod – SPREAD THE WORD.
One of the best to ever do it at his position stops by to hang with two of the... we’ll stop there. Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher visits with the boys to talk a little smack on how big Brooks Koepka isn’t, hair vs. no hair, Rory lining up in the I formation, the Celebrity Tour and his obsession with watching golf. The guys also throw around the yellow jacket vs. green jacket debate, Tiger’s dominance in Ohio and why golf from Scotland should be live on our TV’s 24/7. SPREAD. THE. WORD.
Ten episodes in and we’re going major, 2002 PGA Champion Rich Beem joins the fellas to share some stories from the champs locker room at the PGA Championship, he also tells us whether he talks trash to Tiger Woods and shares his thoughts on Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth as both look for big weeks in St. Louis. Plus, George shares maybe the strangest series of texts ever to grace his phone (and trust us there’s been some weird ones), the guys share their PGA picks for you to use at your own discretion and a look at where St. Louis stacks up on the list of U.S. Sports cities. SPREAD THE WORD.