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The 2021-22 PGA Tour Schedule has kicked off, and the guys preview some of their favorite stops through the next calendar year- including the 4 majors. Theres discussion of the purses, prior winners, golf courses, and even some bold predictions heading into next season. A new game- guess that world ranking- puts players from all over the map into the…

The Golf Bros discuss what scares them most about their own golf games and go through the list of the most haunted golf courses in North American with a special guest appearance from Pasatiempo assistant pro Chris Ingram. Fairway or fore on when the appropriate time to decorate for the holidays and if the Braves can pull out a World Series victory. 

Rory McIlroy thought he found something Sunday at the Ryder Cup and it showed with his convincing win over Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott in Las Vegas. There’s a new golf course coming to northern Colorado- Raindance National- which sets to open up in July of 2022 with a championship 18 hole course with PGA Tour stop aspirations. Designed by Fred Funk- a 17 time tour/champions tour winner- the resort will also have an 18 hole “HORSE” course, pool, hotel and much more. Ranking the top 10 course names in Colorado- does the new resort Raindance makes it way onto the list? Fairway or Fore includes wearing sports jerseys to the wrong events, and warming up before your round of…

JR Smith and John Daly II made their collegiate golf debuts and they didn’t lack any excitement. Rounds in both the 80’s and 60’s, near hole outs, and even a bee attack couldn’t stop these 2 from making a splash. Discussion on what professional athletes would make the best golfers with info from a Golf Digest article and different athletes handicaps. Which sport translates the best and makes the best golfers? Finally, another edition of Fairway or Fore with discussions on hoodies in golf, the Chiefs possibly missing the playoffs, and rewatching shows twice.

The Boys are back after working their bags off for 2 weeks. First a discussion of the USA’s absolute beatdown of the European team in the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straights. Then, they hosted the Keith’s Cup which is Spring Valley’s version of the Ryder Cup where Spencer and Mitch play against each other with 22 members from Spring Valley Men’s League. Spencers team prevailed but Mitch got the better of him in 2 of the 3 days. Spring Valley also hosted the CHSAA 3A State Championship Monday and Tuesday- which turned out to be a complete train wreck. They finish the pod with a new segment called fairway or fore- where the Golf Bros give their opinions on various…

After an extra year off the Ryder Cup returns to one of America’s greatest tracks at Whistling Straights in Kohler, Wisconsin. The United States lost the last Ryder Cup in blowout fashion- losing 17.5 to 10.5 to team Europe. There have been a lot of questions surrounding the US teams this year and their camaraderie, but captain Steve Stricker put those to rest and said he’s preaching to the team to just have fun this year. They start out as a big favorite (-210 via the DraftKings Sportsbook) to reclaim the cup. We preview it all here, along with nuggets about our high school golf team and Max Homa winning the Fortinet Championship to begin the 2022 PGA Tour Season.…

In this edition of Big Drive Energy the Golf Bros discuss the US Women losing the second ever Solheim Cup on United States soil. Then they get into a discussion about the Spring Valley club championships including all the debacles of our 2021 Mens League- from playing the wrong tees to someone losing a 10 stroke lead it was quite the weekend. Then they finish up with Ryder Cup discussion after the fulls teams were announced this past week.

Bryson DeChambeau and Patrick Cantlay produced an instant classic at the BMW, exchanging blow after blow before Cantlay took home the title and the FedEx Cup Points lead. Yelling “Brooksey” at Bryson DeChambeau is now prohibited on the PGA Tour and can get you kicked out. A preview of the Solheim Cup at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio and a game called “Guessing that Tour Championship Golfer.”

The PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs started with a bang- and Tony Finau beating our cousin Cam Smith in a playoff to take the outright FedEx Cup lead heading into the last two events. We look back on our days where we almost made it big on Golf Channel’s show “Altered Course.” Last, are you wondering how to prepare for a big event? We give you some tips and ideas on how to deal with pressure and what to practice before the big weekend!

Si Woo Kim put himself in one of golfs unheralded record books Sunday-recording a 13 on a Par 3. That got us talking about the highest scores on Tour- which includes a 16 from Kevin Na at the Valero Texas Open and an 18 from John Daly in 1998. Then we read off listener submissions on their worst holes. Also we discussed the lowest scramble scores we’ve been a part of as well as what a PGA Tour scramble might look like.

In this episode of Big Drive Energy the Golf Bros discussed Xander Schauffele taking home the gold medal and what each medal meant to the players and their country from Tokyo 2021. Also, with this weeks official Tour event being a stableford scoring format they discuss what that looks like as well as a myriad of other gambling games and competitions you can play in when you go out on the golf course.

In this episode of Big Drive Energy the Golf Bros had a great chat with Ryan Shivley- a PGA professional who has worked at incredible venues like TPC Sawgrass and TPC Sugarloaf. He’s now a professional at TPC Heron Lakes in Berthoud, CO where they recently hosted the Colorado Championship on the Korn Ferry tour. Being his 11th tour sanctioned event Ryan gives them all the details on how a tour event is ran from the inside out- including re-engraving members lockers for the week and setting up the golf course.

The Open Championship returns to Royal St. Georges for the first time since 2011 where Darren Clarke won after being 150-1 before the week. This links course in Sandwich, Kent will prove to be a tough test of golf for the worlds best, as only 7 players total have been under par in the last two Open Championships at this venue. The Golf Bros give you their best bets and long shots for the last major tournament in 2021. All odds via the Draftkings Sportsbook.

The Match 4 was a wild success- Moonlight Basin was a great venue and really showed everyone the beauty of a mountain golf course complete with bears and beautiful views. Then the Golf Bros discussed the Olympic rosters for Tokyo and the craziness the guys from Korea have to deal with- either medal or face a military sentence. They they give their Draftkings picks for the upcoming birdie fest that is the John Deere Classic.

The Travelers Championship was one for the books. 8 playoff holes into the dusk between Harris English and Kramer Hickok made for one long day of exciting golf. While this was going on Mitch had his own long day- the Summer Solstice tournament at Spring Valley where 12 members play 54 holes and must have an open container the entire day- spanning from 6:15am to 9pm. We recap it all here and give you the secret formula to drinking successfully on the golf course.

Joined by Henry Chisholm, we break down the leaders coming down the stretch. Jon Rahm made 2 incredible birdies to vault his way to the top, and leader for most of Sunday Louis Oosthuizen hit one in the hazard at 17. He had to hole an approach shot for eagle at 18 to send the US Open into a playoff but couldn’t make it happen. Jon Rahm, at -6 for the week, captured his first major and also became the first Spaniard to win the US Open.

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