From the first tee to the last green, Utah Golf Radio gets you inside the ropes on all things golf in Utah. Live show on Saturday mornings on ESPN 700 radio. Podcast updates during the week. Hosted by Paul Pugmire.
Star First Tee kid Sean Lampropoulos cohosts as we celebrate the City Am with Bonneville head pro Carl Sarahs and Blake Leonelli of Waste Management. Utes Coach Garrett Clegg reflects on a trip to the NCAAs. Nick Killpack on destroying the Bloomington Am and Braxton Watts on his T1 at the Valley View Am. Cap'n Jake updates State Am Qs.…
The Utes' Tristan Mandur stands at T16 and makes the cut playing as an individual at the NCAA finals at Grayhawk in Scottsdale, AZ. We walk along for his third round, a solid even par 70, and afterwards chat with Tristan and Coach Garrett Clegg.
We celebrate Memorial Day by honoring the 60th anniversary of Hill Air Force Base's Hubbard Golf Course with Utah Section PGA pros Wayne Volk, Dustin Volk and Shawn Edwards. And former Ute Kyler Dunkle on what he learned in his first Korn Ferry tournament.
Dustin Volk wins the Utah Section PGA Match Play championship with a 2 and 1 victory over Zach Johnson, his colleague at Davis County Golf. This one means more than a trophy to Volk, who's dad was head pro at the host Hubbard Golf Course. Volk joins the pod.
Defending Champ Dave Jennings repeats at the UGA Mid-Am, this time pulling away for the win. Randy Hicken, Shane McMillen and Chris Hermansen tie for low senior. Jennings joins the pod.
Phil Mickelson's win at the PGA Championship was one for the ages, and his post-round press conference has wisdom for both golf and life. With thanks to PGA of America Media, here is that interview in its entirety.
We celebrate the Utah Junior Golf Association with Jeff Thurman at River Oaks. 4A State HS Champ Annabelle Millard dishes on her win. Head Pro Mitch Stone drops by. We catch up with NCAA Finals-bound Tristan Mandur of the Utes. Cap'n Jake goes deep on the Qs.
Utah Section PGA horse Joe Summerhays is ready to take on Kiawah Island and the PGA Championship. We talked with Joe after his last practice round Wednesday afternoon prior to the Thursday start of this, his second appearance in a Major.
In his Tuesday news conference prior to the PGA Championship at Kiawah Island, Tony Finau threw a rock on the pond by saying confidently that he's one of the guys who really believe they can win a major. We look at the good reasons he has to say that and bring you his news conference in its entirety.…
We celebrate 30 years of Fairways Magazine with Randy Dodson. Stonebridge head pro Clark Garso and UGA's Easton Folster join us to kick off the UGA Mid Am Qualifier. Utah Section PGA's Devin Dehlin reports on the girls' high school state championships. We send the Utes to regionals with some love.
Brigham Gibbs tames the wind at Glenmoor to take the UGA Senior Stroke Play by four shots over Shane McMillin. Bill Probst wins the Super Senior division as Doug Marriott and Jon Memmott tie for the Legends. Gibbs joins the pod.
Utah Section PGA greats Sonny Braun, Kean Ridd and Brett Watson help us celebrate two Utah Golf Hall of Fame legends as Sue Nyhus retires and Billy Johnston is laid to rest. We catch up on the PGA of America with Jared Barnes. UGA's Cap'n Jake tells us how golfer numbers are going up.
BYU junior Carson Lundell has had a historically significant spring for the Cougars, leading to an individual invitation to compete in the NCAA regionals. We review his sizzling performance and chat with Lundell about it all.
UVU senior Gabe Lysen rides a superior mental game to wrap up his scheduled college career with the Western Athletic Conference individual championship. Set down what you're doing and focus on what Lysen has to say about how he got to the trophy in one of the most instructive interviews we've done.
Mike Weir ends a 14-year winless drought with his first PGA TOUR Champions win at the Insperity Invitational near Houston. Weir closed out John Daly with a regulation par on the 36th hole in the rain-shortened event. We include Weir's post-victory presser in its entirety, courtesy of PGA TOUR Media.
Utes commit Braxton Watts wins The Oaks Open, beating a top field of Utah Section PGA pros and Utah amateurs. Casey Fowles takes low pro. Watts joins the pod.
Utah Section PGA pros Dave Carter & Steve Loyola join Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown on the live show on ESPN 700 to celebrate First Tee Utah Golfapalooza and the partnership with SLCPD at Glendale Golf Course. Joe Summerhays on qualifying for the PGA Championship. We recap college conference championships and talk with Westminster coach De…
Georgia native Bailey Tardy wins the inaugural Copper Rock Championship on the Symetra Tour as BYU alum and former State Am champ Kendra Dalton makes the cut. Utah Section PGA Women's Player of the Year Haley Sturgeon just misses the weekend. Tardy, Dalton and Sturgeon join the pod.
Big, big weekend for Utah Golf! Copper Rock pro John Horton helps us celebrate the Symetra Tour and Haley Sturgeon recaps her experience playing in it. Joe Summerhays tees up the PGA Pro. UVU's Victoria Estrada on her win at the WAC. Randy Dodson updates the Cougar Classic. Kurt Kraigthorpe with thoughts on it all.…
Utah Section PGA pro Rob Krieger of Southgate joins the live show on ESPN 700 to launch the new PGA PROfile feather that highlights the great things Utah golf professionals are doing. We catch up with Kyler Dunkle, who's healthy again, and check in with BYU golf coach Bruce Brockbank on the Western Intercollegiate and previewing the Cougar Classic.…
Michael Blackham wins the Glenmoor Am, marking the return north for UGA PPR events. Herb Lyons and Jay Sheridan tie for the new SPPR Senior division. Blackham and Lyons join the pod.
Utah Section PGA Pros Darci Olsen and Weston Wheeler join the live show on ESPN 700 as Utah PPR events come north with the Glenmoor Am. . Daniel Summerhays with really great Masters memories. Glenmoor super Joey Olsen dishes on the changes there. The Sheriff with Masters rulings.
Utah junior monster Ali Mulhall wins the national Drive Chip and Putt championship at Augusta National with a near perfect score of 28 out of 30 points. Mullhall and her caddy dad, Utah Section PGA pro Chris, join the pod.
Willow Creek's Lynsey Myers joins the live show on ESPN 700 to chat about becoming Utah's first woman head pro at a private course. BYU's Lila Galeai on early graduation from high school and playing D1. Fairways Magazine's Kurt Kragthorpe reviews the big Utah golf stories in this month's issue. And Vets on Course registration is open!…
Senior player Shane Flowers reversed the recent youth trend in Utah golf by winning the Dixie Red Hills Amateur over, you guessed it, Boston Bracken and Cooper Jones. Flowers joins the pod, with an assist from little brother Brandon and The Killers.
New Bonneville Head Pro Carl Sarahs and new Rose Park Head Pro Ronnie Newren join the live show on ESPN 700. Jeff Thurman previews the new UJGA season. Winterchamps winners Cooper Jones and Gigi Lund break it down and we get to know Gigi. The first 100 days with UGA president Stew Walz.
After a couple near misses, Cooper Jones breaks through in a big way with a win at UGA major Winterchamps. Other division winners are Gigi Lund, Brigham Gibbs, Rob Bachman and David Fisher. And Darrin Overson makes a big, big bird. Jones and DO join the pod.
Winterchamps kicks off the UGA championship season at Copper Rock. Devin Dixon of 97.7 ESPN dishes on southern Utah golf. Head Pro John Horton brings the deets on Copper Rock. Cap'n Jake goes deep on Winterchamps. We remember Kelly Woodland and Mike Smith with Devin Dehlin of the Utah Section PGA.
Utah Section PGA pros Ashely Cox and Quentin Sasser, and First Tee Utah coach Chuck Givens join the live show on ESPN 700 to talk about Black golf in Utah and their experience. SUU's Chanikan Yongyuan is the new Number 1 player in NCAA women's golf.
Westminster freshman Whitney Banz led the Griffins to a rare double win at the Wigwam in AZ, then jumped on the basketball team bus to head to the NCAA DII tournament where she'll play point. Banz joins the pod.
Reinstated amateur Nick Killpack - the guy with the best nickname in Utah golf with "Killer" - won the Coral Canyon Am by one over emerging teen terror Cooper Jones. Ron Davis takes the senior division. Killer joins the pod.
SUU senior Jake Vincent took the individual title and led the Thunderbirds to a second-place finish in the Jackrabbit Invitational in Nevada. Utah State finished third. Vincent joins the pod.
Coaches Todd Mullen and Steve Nyhus join the live show on ESPN 700 as Girls High School golf starts this week. PGA pro Tony McQuivey helps celebrate the Spring Kick-off at the PGA TOUR Superstore. Drive, Chip and Putt registrations are live! Cap'n Jake tells us about the USGA championship qualifiers this year in Utah.…
SUU junior Chanikan (Pluem) Yongyuan wins the Grand Canyon Women's Spring Invitational in Phoenix, coming from two down the final day. Pluem joins the pod.
Veteran Kurt Owen came from four down to take the Ledges by one over 16 year-old Cooper Jones in a PPR points tournament marked by tough weather conditions. Owen joins the pod.
UVU Men's Coach Chris Curran co-hosts the live show on ESPN 700 as we go deep on Utah college golf. Coaches Denise Larson, Carrie Roberts, Richard Church and Dean Johansen talk up their programs. UGA's Cap'n Jake on proposed changes to the rules of amateur status.
Utah PGA horse Tommy Sharp joins Paul and Jan on the live show on ESPN 700 for great golf banter. USGA leader Mike Bailey's thoughts on new CEO Mike Whan. We catch up with Patrick Fishburn and Kendra Dalton. Utah Golf Foundation's Megan Huntsman with Youth on Course updates.
Former State Am champ and BYU star Kendra Dalton goes back-to-back jack on the Cactus Tour, scoring wins in successive weeks at Wigwam and Las Colinas. Dalton joins the pod to break it all down with us.
UPOT Patrick Fishburn is teeing it up in the LECOM Suncoast Classic in Florida as the Korn Ferry Tour starts back up. We catch up with Patrick about time off with family, what he's been working on and how the game feels after a long Covid break.
BJ Staten and and am partner Jason McMinn won the Pebble Beach Pro Am Invitational last week, and BJ paid a visit to fellow University of Houston alum Jim Nantz's house for some backyard fun. Staten joins the pod.
Fantasy gugu Rob Bolton from pgatour.com/fantasy joins Utah Section PGA Red Ledges pro Jon Paupore on the live show on ESPN 700 to kick off the Jed X Jug for 2021. Coaches Garret Clegg and Bruce Brockbank celebrate wins this week by the Utes and the Cougs. Cap'n Jake reviews UGA tournament registration. It's clearance time at the PGA TOUR Superstor…
Sunset View Head Pro Casey Fowles throws down a sizzly little 62 at Sand Hollow, tying the course record and taking home the trophy in the Winter Classic, the Utah Section PGA Beehive Tour season opener. Haley Sturgeon takes the Women's Division and is T4 overall. Doug Roberts wins the Senior Division. Fowles joins the pod.…
Nobody can help you to laugh off a bad round better than Jake Hanley of Jeremy Ranch. He's one of those rare people who makes you feel good about everything. For this, his love of the game and his leadership in it, Jake is the Utah Section PGA Professional of the Year. Hanley joins the pod.
The University of Utah golf team and junior Blake Tomlinson pulled off a rare double win at the Pizza Hut Pat Hicks Invitational in St. George. The Utes take the team trophy by 15 over UVU while Tomlinson medals by four over teammate, freshman Javier Barcos. Tomlinson joins the pod.
Ryan Holt of the River Oaks Teaching Academy and Channel 4's Reagan Leadbetter join the live show on ESPN 700, talking growing in the game and hitting it big. Bountiful Ridge head pro Kent McComb in PGA PROfile on being the new Utah Section PGA president. UGA's Cap'n Jake mixes it up on the next installment of the USGA distance report, and The Sher…
Ryan Brimley drops a 40-foot snake on the second playoff hole to take the Sand Hollow Am over David Jennings, both with -1 143 in regulation. Teen stud Boston Bracken finishes one back at even par for third. Brimley joins the pod.
Utah Section PGA pro Kris Burlingame helps us celebrate the Sand Hollow Am and Senior Am with Fairways Magazine's Randy Dodson on the live show on ESPN 700. Golf writing legend Tom Coyne talks playing Sand Hollow, Ireland, Scotland and America. Easton Folster on changes to UGA championships.
Paul Weinhold flys in from Eugene and takes home the trophy from the Sand Hollow Senior Am in an epic 7-hole playoff over Shane McMillan and Afa Vasi. Robert Bachman takes the Super Senior division in a playoff over Steve Smith. Weinhold joins the pod.
Utes commit Braxton Watts wins the Hurricane City Am with an 8-shot come from behind victory over Kihei Akina. Afa Vasi takes the senior division and SUU soph Hannah Gleason wins going away in the women's division. Gleason and Watts join the pod.
Davis County golf professionals Dustin Volk, Zach Johnson and Pete Stone discuss leadership changes for Davis Park and Valley View golf courses. The Utah Section PGA's Annie Fisher and John Winchester recall the impactful life of their father Dale Winchester. St. George Golf Club pro James Hood on the start of the Southern Swing. We meet Twitter's …