TeeTalk

TeeTalk presented by Flagstick.com brings you insightful conversation about all aspects of the world of golf.

About the show

TeeTalk presented by Flagstick.com brings you insightful conversation about all aspects of the world of golf. We dig into current events and bring you guests from the industry you’ll want to hear from. From tour talk to equipment, travel, and more, we take you inside the game in every episode.

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Episodes

  • Episode 44: Aaron Cockerill, European Tour member

    November 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    aaron cockerill, canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    Fresh from the European Tour Qualifying School where he tied for 5th place, Canada's Aaron Cockerill joins the show from South Africa. He shares the highs and lows of 2019, the emotions of securing greater status for 2020, and what he looks forward to.

    He details travels in twenty-five countries and four continents over the last year, enjoying Q-School celebrations with his parents on-site in Spain, and the six hours it took to scroll through his congratulatory messages.

    We also wrap up the LPGA TOUR and European Tour seasons and take on a variety of subjects in the Birdie vs Bogey segment. That means opinions on the Hero World Challenge, tape-delayed golf coverage, high-top golf shoes, multi-hole playoffs only using one hole, coloured golf balls, the icon level of #7 at Pebble Beach and starters at public courses/resorts.

    In the Mail Bag we answer your questions about how close is acceptable to use a laser rangefinder, where to do a golf trip in the southern U.S. with a casino available that is not Las Vegas, when should you test golf clubs, and some gift ideas under $150.

  • Episode 43: Hannah Hellyer, Symetra Tour Player

    November 21st, 2019  |  1 hr 31 mins
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, hannah hellyer, lpga, ontario, pga, sports, symtera tour, teetalk, tour

    Canada's Hannah Hellyer joins us to give insight on her first season as a full-time professional golfer on the Symetra Tour. The things she learned, how she got there, and her plans on how she will move forward.

    We take a look at the recent success of Brendon Todd on the PGA TOUR, the season ending events for the LPGA and European Tours, and bring you a heartwarming golf story from Argentina.

    In Birdie or Bogey we take on course rankings lists, par five holes you cant reach in two, amateurs having their name on their golf bag, and the best post-round beverage places in golf.

    The Mail Bag has brings us questions about how many golf balls we carry in our bags, the most spectacular shots we have witnessed, and we come up with our new rules to guide golf forever.

  • Episode 42: Tony Harris, Golf & Sports Artist

    November 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 38 mins
    art, canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, nhl, pga, sports, teetalk, tony harris, tour

    Golf provides a lot of artistic scenes and few capture them better than Canada's Tony Harris. He joins the podcast to talk about his work painting hundreds of golf holes, his love of the game, as well as becoming the go-to painter for the NHL.

    We pack in the games this show with a lot of topics ranging from how well the International team will do at the Presidents Cup, will Tiger Woods win multiple times in 2020, will Michelle Wie every play on the LPGA TOUR again, and what lies ahead for Brooks Koepka in his quest to win more majors.

    In Birdie or Bogey we discuss Cobra Golf's signing of Jason Dufner, is The Players Championship a major championship, and the future of golf club manufacturing.

    In the mailbag we answer questions about Ireland vs Scotland for golf, are Anser style putters all the same, and much, much more.

  • Episode 41: Lauren Kim, LPGA TOUR member and Symetra TOUR Winner

    November 7th, 2019  |  1 hr 23 mins
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    A lot of LPGA talk this week on the podcast. We discuss the Q-Series rules controversy and welcome in Stanford grad Lauren Kim to talk about her successful play at the Q-Series.

    She also outlines the joys of success in NCAA Golf, an inspiring message from Tiger Woods, finding inspiration to keep going as a professional golfer, and how pros adapt to courses from week to week.

    In the MailBag we share take on why you might not want to have a 64-degree wedge in your bag, our favourite episodes of the season, destinations to play golf in Ontario, and we each build a used golf bag for $800.

  • Episode 40: Andrew Jensen - Touring Golf Pro, YouTuber, and Mental Health Advocate

    October 31st, 2019  |  1 hr 43 mins
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    Lots to talk about this week including the big 82nd PGA TOUR win by Tiger Woods at the ZOZO Championship, the new Bermuda Championship, and the continued chase to be a Presidents Cup pick by Canadians Corey Conners and Adam Hadwin.

    Our feature interview with Andrew Jensen helps us explore the challenges of dealing with mental health issues while playing professional golf, and the in and outs of being a Golf YouTube Content Creator. It's a interesting and multi-faceted discussion.

    The Birdie or Bogey segment sees us analyze the changing broadcast team at CBS Sports, the topic of wearing earbuds during practice, Annika Sorenstam breaking more barriers, and whether we think hoodies have a place in golf course fashion.

    In the Mail Bag we talk about how to keep your game sharp through the winter, the best players we have ever teed it up with, and what profesisonal golfers we would like to caddy for.

  • Episode 39: Cooper Brown, 2019 Great Lakes Tour GLT Championship Winner

    October 24th, 2019  |  1 hr 30 mins
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    It's a beefy episode with a feature interview highlighting an up and coming Canadian pro golfer, Cooper Brown, and his journey. That included time at Augusta University and he gives details about visits to Augusta National Golf Club.

    We also have beefy Mail Bag and Birdie or Bogey segments this week covering a wide range of topics including rules, the oldest golf club in our bags, thoughts on Tiger considering himself for the Presidents Cup Team, our choices for a Women's Skins Game, and a whole lot more!

  • Episode 38: Michael Gligic, PGA TOUR Rookie from Canada

    October 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    This week we are joined by PGA TOUR Rookie Michael Gligic who shares thoughts on his long journey to the PGA TOUR from the perspective of a player who turned pro at a young age.

    We answer mailbag questions on topics from junior golf, to favourite courses in Florida, and even the best day to attend a professional golf tournament.

    This show's Birdie or Bogey segment sees us debate the merits of Tiger Woods' new memoir, cold weather golf, and the new 3-win graduation rules for the PGA TOUR's minor circuits.

  • Episode 37: Ryan Barath, GolfWRX.com

    October 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 19 mins
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    A very full show (and fun) this week. We discuss the putting success of Kevin N on the PGA Tour and welcome in guest Ryan Barath of GolfWRX.com to talk vintage golf clubs, how to get more joy from the game of golf and how golf can remain as relevant as possible in a changing society.

    We also debut two new discussion segments - Birdie or Bogey and Mailbag where we answer listener, reader, and follower questions. We think you'll like them both.

    And a golf tip? We provide one of those too!

  • Episode 36: Golf Talk From Around The World - The latest from the Tours , New Golf Balls & Hot Drivers, Player Suspensions & More

    October 3rd, 2019  |  37 mins 20 secs
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    The boys kick off October with a chat about the latest golf news from around the world,. They wrap up the win by Cameron Champ at the Safeway Open, fine play by Canadian players at that tournament, and discuss the low scores needed to qualify for the Shriners Hospital for Childrens Open.

    Also on the docket - Rory McIlroy voices concerns about European Tour courses, Bio Kim gets a major suspension from the Korean PGA Tour, the possible U.S. Open rota, and "hot" golf club testing under the spotlight again.

  • Episode 35: Garry Galley, Hockey Night In Canada Colour Commentator and former NHL Player

    September 26th, 2019  |  56 mins 32 secs
    canada, european tour, flagstick, gary galley, golf, lpga, nhl, pga, sports, teetalk, tour
  • Episode 34: Martin Trainer, PGA TOUR Winner

    September 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    2019 PGA TOUR rookie and winner Martin Trainer joins us to chat about the ups and downs of a first year on the PGA TOUR. From winning to missing a bunch of cuts, he candidly shares his perspective and how he will push forward into his second year on TOUR.

    Martin and Stefan (who caddied) also tells us what it was like to watch Kevin Chappell shoot 59 in their group at A Military Tribute At the Greenbrier.

    We also wrap up the Solheim Cup, the 2019 Mackenzie Tour season, and the Sanderson Championship.

  • Episode 33: Jeremy Taggart, of Taggart and Torrens, and Our Lady Peace fame

    September 10th, 2019  |  41 mins 28 secs
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, jeremy taggart, lpga, our lady peace, pga, sports, taggart and torrens, teetalk, the national, tour

    Some golf seasons wind down while others ramp up. We chat about the continued success of Taylor Pendrith on the Mackenzie Tour - PGA Tour Canada, the start of the 2019-2020 PGA TOUR at Greenbrier, and preview the Solheim Cup.

    For the feature interview we welcome Jeremy Taggart, the former long-time drummer of iconic Canadian band Our Lady Peace and now of Taggart and Torrens Podcast fame. He shares about how he got into the game, golf courses he was able to play on the road, and his recent experience playing in the Ontario Open. We also test his golf knowledge in a game custom made just for him.

  • Episode 32: Nate Blasko, Caddy To Hannah Green, Cambia Portland Classic Winner

    September 4th, 2019  |  37 mins 38 secs
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    Another busy golf week as the Korn Ferry Tour wraps up and the LPGA TOUR sees a number of Canadians in the top ten, including the caddy to the winner, Nate Blasko. The Canadian looper calls in from Oregon to give us the inside scoop on how the week went down as Hannah Green won the Cambia Portland Classic.

    Also up for discussion - the Solheim Cup and the PGA TOUR is set top re-start with one of our team headed to West Virginia to be there for the week.

  • Episode 31: Corey Conners, PGA TOUR Winner

    August 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    canada, corey conners, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    Corey Conners, the winner of the 2019 PGA TOUR Valero Texas Open, joins the TeeTalk podcast to give his thoughts on a dream season, one where he went from often having to play in Monday qualifiers to making the Tour Championship as one of the top 30 players.

    Conners shares his thoughts on the support from home and the people around him, making his schedule for next season, and his journey in pro golf so far.

    We also wrap up the FedEx Cup and Tour Championship, talk CP Women's Open, and discuss match play versus stroke play and some of the hardest golf courses we have played.

  • Episode 30: Brenden Parsons, Director of Operations Listowel Golf Club

    August 22nd, 2019  |  48 mins 26 secs
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    There is one Canadian golfer left playing in the race to the FedEx Cup. Corey Conners has had a life-changing season on the PGA TOUR and his success has had a greater impact thatnmany would imagine.

    Brenden Parsons is the Director of Operations of the Listowel Golf Club, the course Corey calls home. He joins us to talk about the progression of Conners' game and the effect it has made on their town and golf club.

  • Episode 29: Tom Martineau, Emeritus Golf

    August 15th, 2019  |  23 mins 10 secs
    canada, european tour, flagstick, golf, lpga, pga, sports, teetalk, tour

    Retired Canadian soldier Tom Martineau joins us to share about the golf tour he and his colleagues have created that is helping military and first responders, both active duty personnel and veterans, better their lives through golf.

    We discuss how golf is growing within new demographics and how it is enriching lives daily while bringing new people to the game.

    He also shares what the game has meant to him personally in a life affected by the realities of armed conflict.