Professional golfer Jodi Ewart Shadoff joins Henni and Hally on this week's episode of Women With Game. Shadoff joins us from Korea fresh off of her first career victory in the LPGA Mediheal Championship to tell us about what it was like getting over that hump and how hard it is to get there. Henni and Hally share their Everest's and the road to accomplishing those landmarks in your life. Shadoff sits down with Henni and Hally to discuss what might be next for her career and how she's helping...
Published 10/20/22
Behind every brand, there’s a story, but the origins of Jan Craig’s hand knit headcovers might top them all. On this week’s episode of Henni and Hally: Women With Game, Janet Craig Cruise, granddaughter of Jan Craig, the founder of the iconic headcover company, joins the podcast to discuss the 60-year history of her family’s beloved brand and taking over its legacy. Plus, Henni and Hally discuss their exciting plans to meet up in person when Hally visits the U.K. on her next travel adventure.
Published 10/07/22
We all know Lydia Ko, the golfer. With 23 career wins at only 25 years old, she doesn’t exactly fly under the radar. But Lydia Ko, the person, does. On this week’s episode, Hally and Henni welcome Lydia to the podcast to talk about everything imaginable…except for golf. From the major champion’s favorite Netflix shows to her failed bread-baking hobby during the pandemic, Lydia spills on the activities that bring her joy outside of her profession. Plus, Lydia reveals how she met her fiancé and...
Published 09/22/22
Ali Kerns, a producer for the PGA Tour, might have everyone’s dream golf job. Her day-to-day consists of filming the world’s top players and telling the most compelling stories each week on Tour, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t encountered challenges along the way. In this week’s episode, Henni and Hally welcome Ali, who reveals some of the obstacles she has faced as a woman in a male-dominated work environment and how she overcame them. Ali also details the coolest projects she has worked...
Published 09/08/22
As former professional golfers, Henni and Hally understand how important it is to take breaks. The sport is both physically and mentally demanding, so when you point your energy elsewhere from time to time, it can help create balance and relief. This week’s guest has the ultimate golf-adjacent hobby, and she’s even turned it into a successful business. Kate Smith is a 23-year-old Epson Tour player who played golf at the University of Nebraska, but she majored in graphic design. All it took...
Published 08/25/22
It’s one thing to excel as a woman in the male-dominated sports industry. To skyrocket to the forefront of the sports, business, and tech industries, however, takes an entirely different level of grit and perseverance. This week’s guest, Jeehae Lee, did just that with her revolutionary 3D motion analysis platform Sportsbox AI. Lee joins Henni and Hally to talk about the various legs of her ever-changing career path, as well as elevating women in the game of golf. Learn more about some of the...
Published 08/11/22
Tisha Alyn isn’t just a social media content creator, she’s also a professional golfer, fitness guru, and trained dancer: Put all of that together and you get a talented entertainer in the golf space. But that means the cameras are always on, and mental breaks are hard to come by. On this week’s episode, Alyn joins Henni and Hally to talk about the peaks and valleys of social media content creation, why she decided to step away from professional golf, and the keys to growing your following...
Published 07/28/22
Jen Corcoran, Co-Founder of Grueter Golf, joins Henni and Hally on this week’s episode of Women With Game. Grueter Golf was founded to help new golfers find opportunities to play the game. Corcoran picked the game up at a later stage in life, and on this episode she shares her insight on how the game can be more accepting to new players, especially with the help of events that make the game more fun! Corcoran sits down with Henni and Hally to discuss the landscape of golf both off and on the...
Published 07/14/22
Mel Reid joins Henni and Hally on this week’s episode of Women With Game. Reid has seven professional wins and four Solheim Cup appearances, but her accomplishments and impact go beyond the course. The English LPGA Tour member is an outspoken member of the LGBTQ+ community as well as a staunch supporter of elevating women’s sports. In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Reid sits down with Hally and Henni to discuss the ensuing reactions from the women’s golf...
Published 06/30/22
Captaining back-to-back Solheim Cup victories is no walk in the park, but two-time Team Europe captain Catriona Matthew makes it sound easy. On this week’s episode of Henni and Hally: Women With Game, find out how the Scottish professional golf legend led Team Europe to its second victory on American soil in the history of the Solheim Cup. Beyond the Cup, Matthews discusses more striking highlights from her successful career, including winning a major championship only a short while after...
Published 06/16/22
To kick-off a new season, Hally and Henni take their talents to Pine Needles in Southern Pines, North Carolina for the biggest week in women’s golf, The U.S. Women’s Open. The setting couldn’t be more fitting, as the two hosts unveil a brand new theme and a brand new tagline for their second podcast season: “Women with Game.” Five players from the USWO field—Charley Hull, Gabby Lemieux, Lily He, Ami Gianchandani, and Bianca Pagdanganan—stop by to chat about how they got into golf, their hopes...
Published 06/02/22
Published 04/14/22
You’d assume five-time LPGA winner Michelle Wie West would have been a middle school celebrity back in her days as a junior golf phenom, but that wasn’t the case. On this week’s episode, Michelle tells Henni and Hally why her teenage years felt like a “double life.” The major champion, who Hally has known since she was twelve years old, also updates the hosts on her current relationship with golf, her daughter Makenna, and new business ventures. Additionally, Henni explains the difficulties...
Published 03/31/22
According to touring comedian and actress Heather McMahan, stand-up comedy is a “solo sport,” just like golf. McMahan grew up playing on her high school golf team, but later realized she enjoyed the fun side of the game much more. On this week’s episode, Henni and Hally have a light hearted chat with McMahan about her leisurely relationship with golf. McMahan and the hosts discuss drinking while playing, enjoying the game with significant others, and how to perform well when you don’t have...
Published 03/17/22
What do actors and golfers have in common? Henni and Hally welcome legendary American actor Richard Kind on the podcast this week and attempt to answer that very question. The Curb Your Enthusiasm and Inside Out star details wild stories from his days on set and explains why both golf and acting require you to “zone out.” Plus, Hally recaps her golf broadcasting debut, and Henni reminisces about some of her most embarrassing faux pas moments on air.
Published 02/17/22
It’s no secret that Collin Morikawa has competitive fire, but in this week’s episode the 24-year-old two-time major champion goes into depth about where that drive comes from. Henni and Hally chat with Collin about everything from dreaming about playing against Tiger to the best advice that has stuck with him from his early days as a pro. But their conversation isn’t limited to golf: Collin reveals his luggage packing secrets for weeks on the road and gives the hosts recommendations for the...
Published 02/03/22
Is golf the hardest professional sport? Why is it so hard to play well when you have other things going on in your life? In this week’s episode, Henni and Hally continue the conversation about love-hate relationships with golf with Swedish professional golfer and winner of the 2016 Open Championship, Henrik Stenson. Henrik talks about his evolving commitment to the game, introducing his children to the sport, and even his infamous water hazard underwear shot. Plus, Hally gives an exciting...
Published 01/20/22
At the fourth annual Anthony Anderson Celebrity Golf Classic, hosts Henni and Hally asked various sports figures and VIPs about their relationships with the game of golf. From six-time All-Star CC Sabathia to NBA Hall of Famer Julius Erving, the entertaining stories are endless in this episode. Plus, Dr. J signs the socks Hally won off of him and Marcus Allen reminds Henni of a swing tip Tiger Woods once gave her.
Published 12/09/21
Hally and Henni welcome their first non-golf industry guest on this week’s episode, Asha Rangappa. A lawyer, CNN analyst, and former FBI agent, Rangappa has done it all — and she’s even managed to pick up golf along the way. Henni and Hally chat with the Yale Law School grad about the striking similarities between shooting a gun and hitting a golf ball, the importance of sleep during a busy career, and the desperate need for modern women’s golf clothes.
Published 11/25/21
At one point or another, every golfer has tried to hit a big “Bubba draw.” Bubba Watson has defined his game through fearless shot-shaping and creative thinking on the course; however, there were times when the two-time Masters champion lost that mojo. In this week’s episode, Henni and Hally sit down with Watson to discuss his new book Up and Down, mental health struggles, his wife’s support, and appreciating the positivity of women’s golf.
Published 11/11/21
Most would crumble under pressure playing in four LPGA majors as just a freshman in college, but Danielle Kang is a different breed. In this episode, Hally chats with one of the best players in the world about her committed, but arms-length relationship with golf. Competitiveness, mental health, Wayne Gretzky, Las Vegas clubs, and slow play are just some of the topics that arise in Hally and Kang’s honest discussion.
Published 10/28/21
Henni and Hally have an honest and casual conversation with Butch Harmon – the world famous golf instructor known for coaching Tiger Woods in his prime. They discuss Harmon’s individualized approach to instruction, his opinion on modern-day swing coaches, the psychology behind working with tour pros, and even the memories behind his museum-like office decor.
Published 10/14/21
Henni Koyack and Hally Leadbetter chat with Brooks Koepka and Jena Sims to talk all things golf and life. We learn about their favorite reality TV shows, Brooks' hardest moments in golf, the story of their engagement and more!
Published 09/30/21
Meet the hosts, Henni Koyack and Hally Leadbetter, as they reveal their life stories with the game of golf.
Published 09/29/21