THE PLAYERS Championship Special
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THE PLAYERS Championship Special

S3 E110 • Mar 13, 2024 • 69 mins

In this episode, Matt Cook and Buttsy discuss the Arnold Palmer Invitational, debate on the best field in golf, and share personal golf stories. They also announce the Putting World event, make predictions for the player's championship, and reflect on Tiger Woods. The hosts debate on Anthony Kim's return to professional golf, preview the International Series of Macau, and interact with listeners. The episode also includes reviews of Bushwood's bourbon and vodka.

Key Points

  • Anthony Kim's recent performance suggests he's working hard to reintegrate into professional golf after a significant hiatus, showing potential for future success.
  • The Crushers' victory in the Liv Golf Hong Kong event highlights the effectiveness and excitement of the team format in golf, complementing individual play.
  • Despite criticism, the shorter course at Liv Golf Hong Kong challenged players to prioritize accuracy over power, refreshing the approach to professional golf tournaments.

In this special Players Championship edition of the Pull Hook Golf podcast LIVE from Trevor's Liquor, hosts Matt Cook and The Buttsy dive into a lively discussion about golf's hottest topics. With a recap of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill and a preview of the highly-anticipated Players Championship, this episode is a must-listen for all golf enthusiasts.

Matt and Buttsy offer their expert analysis on the impressive performance of Scottie Scheffler and contemplate the enigmatic nature of Rory McIlroy's recent play. The conversation seamlessly transitions into expectations for the upcoming Players Championship and its status as the "best field in golf." Furthermore, the duo provides a captivating recap of the LIV Golf event in Hong Kong, portraying Abraham Ancer's victory as a notable return to form.

Key Takeaways:

  • Scottie Scheffler's victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational outlined, his prowess with his new putter under the spotlight.

  • Reflections on Rory McIlroy’s inconsistent performances and the heightened anticipation for his performance at the Players Championship.

  • Spirited debate over whether the Players Championship still boasts the "best field in golf" amid the rise of LIV Golf.

  • Enthusiastic prediction for Anthony Kim's potential on the LIV Golf circuit following a break in his career.

  • Acknowledgement of the Crushers' consistent success within LIV Golf's team format and the potential of team golf to enhance the viewing experience.

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