Richard Forsyth, Royal Melbourne Golf Club's Director of Courses joins Curtis for a fantastic interview about the legendary venue and the preparation for the 2019 President's Cup! Richard provides great insight into the Sand Belt gem, the multiple moving parts of the world renown course, and what you'll see why viewing the event. The Course Reports 2019 close-out episode is a don't miss!
Episode 20 features Brian Palmer, Golf Course Superintendent at the new, and world famous Tara Iti Golf Club. Brian's career started as a youngster working for his father in New York. Stops at Merion Golf Club and Shore Acres led the way to an around the globe venture to New Zealand! Now growing fine fescues on one of the world's newest and recognized links, Brian provides unique insight into the variables, technique, and the adventure itself!
Episode 19 features industry legend Armen Suny and power player Ryan Potts! The group looks back at 2019 season, majors, golf media, and more! This is "don't miss" golf entertainment! Subscribe and share! www.thecoursereports.com.
Episode 18 features Ralph Kepple, CGCS Director of Agronomy at East Lake Golf Club. Ralph talks with Curtis about his 27 year career at East Lake, the changes he's executed over the years, and what it was like to witness Tiger's historic win from inside the ropes! GET ON THE GREEN at East Lake!
Episode 17 features the three Golf Course Superintendents at Medinah Country Club! Nick Yackle (Course 1), Jake Ronchi (Course 2), Chris Funke (Course 3) join host Curtis Tyrrell, CGCS, MG to discuss all things Medinah and tournament set up for the BMW Championship. A perfect follow up to The Course Reports ON SITE! Subscribe Today!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n49tmiDcE-s.
Episode 16 features Herb Stevens of Grass Roots Weather. Veteran Meteorologist and former PGA Tour caddie for Larry Nelson, Herb shares great stories from life on tour in the "70's and how golf course conditioning has improved significantly since his days on tour. Curtis and Herb share fun perspective as he prepared to caddie for Larry at the upcoming Dick's Sporting Goods Open at En-Joie Golf Club, Endicott NY.
Episode 15 features a great interview with Nick Bisanz, Director of Golf Course Maintenance Operations at TPC Southwind, hosts of the WGC Fed Ex St. Jude Invitational. Nick provides excellent insight into their tournament conditioning, multiple turf species and varieties, key holes, and more!
Episode 14 is a "Quick Update" with Curtis! Grab a short listen and hear more about Royal Portrush and filming of the The Course Reports ON SITE at the home of The Open Championship 2019.
The Course Reports - “Both Sides of the Pond” with Lee Strutt, MG, CGCS, MS and Matthew Wharton, CGCS, MG
Episode 13 features a Mid Summer Update from "Both Sides of the Pond" with Course Manager of The Royal Automobile Club, Lee Strutt, MG, CGCS, MS and Carolina Golf Club's Golf Course Superintendent, Matthew Wharton, CGCS and MG. Lee and Matthew talk with Curtis about the 2019 season while providing extensive insight into the current and future of the professions impact on the game.
The Course Reports - “Motor CIty Revival!” Detroit GC & The Rocket Mortgage Classic with Jake Mendoza
Episode 12 features Detroit GC Head Superintendent Jake Mendoza bringing listeners up to speed with the Motor City's newest PGA Tour event! The greens will be fast and the atmosphere electric! Don't miss it!