Bay Hill vs. Hong Kong
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Bay Hill vs. Hong Kong

S3 E109 • Mar 7, 2024 • 59 mins

In this episode, Matt Cook and Buttsy recap the Cognizant Classic and discuss the Arnold Palmer Invitational. They delve into the PGA Tour's promotional issues, analyze the field for the Invitational, and discuss golfer personalities. They also talk about Anthony Kim's Saudi appearance, the upcoming Live Golf in Hong Kong, and make their golf picks. Sponsors include, Vonage, and Bushwood Spirits.

Key Points

  • The Hong Kong Golf Club, hosting the upcoming Live Golf event, is a shorter course at 6,700 yards, emphasizing accuracy over distance, which could favor players like Cam Smith who have performed well there in the past.
  • Anthony Kim's comeback at the Live Golf event in Jeddah was challenging, with struggles in his game that suggest he may continue to face difficulties in the upcoming Hong Kong tournament.
  • The "Golf Picks Bladder" segment predicts Anthony Kim to finish last in the individual category and the "Cliques" team to finish last in the team category for the Live Golf Hong Kong event.

In this enthralling episode of the Pull Hook Golf podcast, host Matt Cook teams up once again with fan-favorite Buttsy to dissect a range of hot topics in the world of golf. Set against the lively backdrop of Grass Clippings Rolling Hills & the Arizona Skins League, the conversation delves into recent PGA Tour events and previews upcoming tournaments, with a slice of off-the-cuff banter and a backdrop of real-time golfing action.

The dialogue kicks into gear with a retrospective look at the Cognizant Classic in the Palm Beaches, highlighting new talents like Austin Eckroat and trends within the PGA Tour’s promotional strategies. Touching upon the controversies within professional golf, the hosts share their incisive views on the PGA Tour's rivalry with the burgeoning LIV Golf series. They give us a lowdown on the winners, upcoming talents, and the ever-prevalent question: does the PGA Tour have a talent or a promotional problem? As the conversation segues into LIV Golf's latest outing in Jeddah, they discuss Anthony Kim's return to professional golf and Joaquin Niemann's rise to becoming the hottest player in the game.

Key Takeaways:

  • Austin Eckroat captured the Cognizant Classic, marking another PGA Tour event won by an emerging talent.

  • Matt and Buttsy debate the PGA Tour's challenge of promoting new golfing talents effectively.

  • The Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill is a key topic, stirring predictions and anticipation.

  • An in-depth analysis is given on Full Swing season two, unveiling behind-the-scenes golf drama.

  • LIV Golf's event in Jeddah leads to discussions on player performances, with insights into the controversies around world golf rankings.

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