Ep 82: Robert Hunter's The Links with Mike Clayton

Episode 82 · October 29th, 2018 · 2 hrs 27 mins

About this Episode

The ISG Pod Book Club is back and this episode is without doubt the most requested to date. In the wake of the exceedingly popular Spirit of St Andrews episode, many listeners asked that Robert Hunter's The Links go under the microscope and now here it is. This 1926 classic is one of the most important books ever written on golf course architecture and with the help of special guest Mike Clayton we delve into what makes it a must read for any golf course enthusiast. Along the way discussion diverges to the state of the modern game, what makes the Old Course so special, the most misunderstood aspect of a course being 'playable for all' and countless other topics as well. Also, time is running out to be part of the inaugural ISG Pod Live event at Bonnie Doon GC on Monday, November 12. Golf followed by a live, interactive podcast recording feturing Mike Clayton as a special guest and taking your questions on anyhting and everything to do with the game. Cost is $150 with cart, $130 walking or just $25 if you want to come along for the recording only. Click here to register and pay for what will be a fabulous event for any golf nerd.