Knapp Time LIV Golf Jeddah
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Knapp Time LIV Golf Jeddah

S3 E108 • Feb 29, 2024 • 59 mins

In this episode, Matt Cook and Buttsy recap last week's golf events, preview the Cognizant Classic, and discuss notable performances at the Mexico Open. They dive into the difference between YouTube golf and traditional broadcasts, breakdown the upcoming Cognizant Classic, and discuss golf politics. They also share their top picks, discuss the controversy around golf in Saudi Arabia, and talk about Anthony Kim's return. Lastly, they introduce a new segment, Perez's Picks.

Key Points

  • The hosts discuss the high-stakes putting league in Scottsdale, Arizona, where competitors play for 10k a week.
  • They cover a range of golf topics including recaps of the Mexico Open and Capital One's The Match, as well as previews of the upcoming Cognizant Classic and LIV Golf Jeddah.
  • The episode features discussions on players' physical fitness, the style of golf mullets, and the return of golfer Anthony Kim to LIV Golf.

In this compelling episode of Pull Hook Golf, host Matt Cook and his guest, Buttsy, take us on a deep dive into the latest happenings in the world of golf. Recorded at Putting World in Scottsdale, Arizona, in the midst of a high-stakes weekly putting game, the duo discusses the outcomes of recent tournaments, player performances, and the cultural shifts taking place in the sport.

The show sparks off with a recap of the Mexico Open, putting the spotlight on Jake Knapp's remarkable victory and the PGA Tour's promotional strategies. Buttsy and Cook don't hold back as they delve into the Capital One 'The Match' event and the new name for the Honda Classic – the Cognizant Classic in the Palm Beaches. The discussion seamlessly transitions into their golf fashion segment, touching upon the resurgence of golf mullets and preferences in golfer physiques. And last but not least, we've got LIV Golf Jeddah.

Key Takeaways:

  • Jake Knapp's Victory: The episode delves into the rise of Jake Knapp, a former bouncer turned pro golfer, highlighting his impressive win at the Mexico Open and his potential as a golf superstar.

  • Capital One's The Match: Despite mixed reactions from fans, the hosts shed light on the unique atmosphere and commentary that Charles Barkley brings to the event, emphasizing its entertainment value.

  • PGA Tour's New Sponsors: Discussion about the PGA Tour's branding efforts as they introduce new tournament sponsors and discuss the confusion it creates among fans.

  • Golf Fashion Trends: The hosts discuss the return of the golf mullet and the trend towards athletic physiques among golfers.

  • LIV Golf Commentary: The episode winds down with high-octane commentary on the upcoming LIV Golf event in Jeddah and the stance players take on the PGA Tour versus LIV Golf.

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