It’s been a hot start to 2023 on Jay Flemma Sports Report on iHeartRadio.
First, we preview the turn of the PGA Tour season and its West Coast swing with Editor, Producer, and owner of Golf News Net, Ryan Ballengee, before turning to a discussion of the venues for the four majors, including the changes to Augusta, new venue L.A. Country Club for the U.S. Open, and old major stalwarts Oak Hill for the PGA and Royal Liverpool for the Open Championship. we also discuss the latest in LIV golf news.
Next, we take a deep dive off the coast of Hawaii with pre-eminent golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. who is in the midst of new designs and renovations world-wide. We’ll hit architectural stops in Vietnam, South America, Italy, and Ireland just to name a few, as well as review work he’s done recently to update several U.S. venues.
Finally, author Kevin Cook, former editor-in-chief of Golf Magazine and Sports Illustrated, joins the show to tell us all about his latest book, Waco Rising, as well as a review of many of his sports classics such as The Last headbangers, Driven, and Titanic Thompson, the Man Who Bet on Everything. Cook releases one masterful book after another, whether about the Waco fiasco or the Challenger Disaster or anything in between.
Stay tuned for even more shows weekly.