Episodes
The 151st Open will live long in the memory. For the unrelenting rain on Sunday. For the sensational test that Hoylake provided. And for the clinic delivered by the Champion Golfer of the Year, Brian Harman. Listen back to The Open Radio's broadcast in full of the final round from Royal Liverpool, and relive the sounds of The 151st open. An Open truly forged by nature.
Published 08/22/23
Published 08/22/23
Brian Harman is the Champion Golfer of the Year. Listen in to the final episode of The 151st Show, reviewing an incredible Open at Hoylake.
Published 07/23/23
Brian Harman is just 18 holes away from winning The Open. Tune in to The 151st Show to listen to Marcus Buckland, Robert Dinwiddie and Michael McEwen's thoughts on Saturday's play, and if Brian Harman can win the Claret Jug.
Published 07/22/23
The 151st Open is at the halfway stage, Hear about Brian Harman's incredible performance and who can challenge him with The 151st Show, with special guest Peter Finch! Tune in each day to get closer to The Open, and watch on YouTube for the first time.
Published 07/22/23
Thursday was a wonderful day from Hoylake. Get a lowdown of the day with special guest Colin Montgomerie.
Published 07/20/23
The 151st Open is here. Get a run through of all the runners and riders for the title, direct from the grounds at Hoylake, with Marcus Buckland, Paul Eales and Sophie Walker. Tune in each day to get closer to The Open, and watch on YouTube for the first time.
Published 07/19/23
The 151st Show is here. From now until The Open week begins at Hoylake on 16 July, The 151st Show will be giving you all the previews ahead of what is set to be a spectacular event. And first and foremost, Di Stewart, Rob Lee and Amy Boulden take us through the setting for the 151st playing of the Championship. The magnificent Royal Liverpool. With a hole-by-hole run through of the course, the trio talk about how the back nine will play and what will be the key things the players will need...
Published 07/11/23
The 151st Show is here. From now until The Open week begins at Hoylake on 16 July, The 151st Show will be giving you all the previews ahead of what is set to be a spectacular event. And first and foremost, Di Stewart, Rob Lee and Amy Boulden take us through the setting for the 151st playing of the Championship. The magnificent Royal Liverpool. With a hole-by-hole run through of the course, the trio talk about how the holes will play and what will be the key things the players will need to...
Published 07/04/23
Some players reach the dizzy heights of the game of golf, and stay there long enough to reap the rewards. But some do not. In 2003, Thomas Bjorn defied the odds of a first round quadruple bogey to lead The Open by three shots with four holes to play. What happened next on the 16th hole at Royal St George's, lives in golfing infamy. Bjorn's perspective on his misfortune however showcased why he was not only one of the best golfers of his time, but a role model for Danish, and European...
Published 06/27/23
Few players have ever captured the imagination of a crowd quite like Thomas Levet. A showman simply by having fun, Levet was a rare breed of golfer who seemed to enjoy every moment of the most intense of competition. This was never more true than The Open in 2002. With a sensational run at the title, Levet thrilled fans across the globe, and showed sportsmanship that is unheralded, even in a game as honourable as golf. Listen to Tales of The Open on your preferred podcast provider, or on...
Published 06/20/23
Everything had led to this... The 150th Open Championship was one of the most hotly anticipated events in golfing history, and St Andrews was the most fitting of venues to host such an event. Packed with incredible storylines and subplots, the Championship delivered a grandstand finish, a worthy Champion, and an unforgettable event. Relive the incredible drama with The Story of The 150th Open: Part 2!
Published 06/13/23
Everything had led to this... The 150th Open Championship was one of the most hotly anticipated events in golfing history, and St Andrews was the most fitting of venues to host such an event. Packed with incredible storylines and subplots, the Championship delivered a grandstand finish, a worthy Champion, and an unforgettable event. Relive the incredible drama with The Story of The 150th Open!
Published 06/06/23
The Champion Golfer of 2014, Rory McIIroy is one of the finest golfers in modern history, and has a strong relationship with golf's original major. McIlroy is the last winner at this year's upcoming venue, Royal Liverpool, and will have good memories to lean on in his bid for a second Claret Jug. Speaking exclusively to The Open, prior to his close call at The 150th Open last year at St Andrews, Rory recalls his first memories of The Open, his first appearance at Carnoustie in 2007 and his...
Published 05/09/23
The 150th Open this year was fit for the incredible occasion at St Andrews. An iconic afternoon of golf transpired on Sunday 17 July, with Cameron Smith emerging victorious after an incredible battle for the Claret Jug. Listen here to the full coverage of the final five hours of The 150th Open as heard on The Open Radio. More podcast content will be coming later in 2022, but for now enjoy reliving one of the grandest occasions in the history of golf.
Published 07/26/22
Cameron Smith is the Champion Golfer of the Year in 2022, and what an incredible 150th Open we have enjoyed. Directly from the 18th hole at the Old Course, join Marcus Buckland, Paul Eales and Matt Southgate to recap a stunning final round 64 for Smith en route to a one shot victory over Cameron Young. The panel discuss Smith's brilliance and his incredible performance to win The 150th Open, Young's valiant effort and heartbreak for Rory McIlroy, who led with just nine holes to...
Published 07/17/22
Join The 150th Show on Saturday for a recap of a special Open Championship day, directly from the 18th hole at the Old Course. On Saturday's show, Marcus Buckland is joined by Harry Ewing and Matt Southgate to recap Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland shooting matching 66s to share the lead with 18 holes to play. The panel discuss the two players and hear them as they come up the 18th hole, as well as talk about who has the upper hand heading into tomorrow's round. Marcus, Harry and Matt also...
Published 07/16/22
Join The 150th Show on Friday for a recap of an iconic Open Championship day, directly from the links at the Old Course. On Friday's show, Marcus Buckland is joined by Paul Eales and Michael McEwan from bunkered to look back on a remarkable final hole for the legendary Tiger Woods as well as a stunning 64 from Cameron Smith. The trio also discuss Cameron Young's second round of three under to get into the final group with Smith, and watch Rory McIlroy finish his stirring round of 68,...
Published 07/15/22
The 150th Open is here... and the 150th Show will be coming to you each day throughout the Championship with all the action directly from the links at the Old Course. On Thursday's show, Marcus Buckland is joined by Sophie Walker and Carl Paulson to look back on Cameron Young's stunning 64, that sees the American lead by two strokes at the close of play. The trio also look back on Rory McIlroy's round, a match that Sophie followed, while touching upon Tiger Woods' struggles and good scores...
Published 07/14/22
The 150th Open is here... and the 150th Show will be coming to you each day throughout the Championship with all the action directly from the links at the Old Course. On Wednesday's quick preview show, Marcus Buckland is joined by Sophie Walker and Matt Southgate to discuss how fast the course is playing, who the conditions will suit and the star groups at St Andrews. The trio are also joined in their position on the first tee by Harold Varner III and Max Homa, both in Thursday's featured...
Published 07/13/22
The 150th Open is nearly here, and before daily podcasts with Marcus Buckland begin on Wednesday, we take one final look back at The 149th Open, as Champion Golfer of the Year Collin Morikawa prepares to return the Claret Jug. Initially published last year, the Story of 2021 delves into the action from Royal St George's for The 149th Open, featuring interviews with the likes of Jon Rahm, Louis Oosthuizen, Jordan Spieth, Marcel Siem and the eventual Champion Golfer of the Year, Collin...
Published 07/11/22
In the last episode of The 150th Show before Open Championship week begins, Marcus Buckland is joined by the BBC's Iain Carter and The Open Radio's Sue Thearle to preview The 150th Open in-depth. The trio discuss the big names, dark horses and fairy tale stories from the landmark Championship, and we hear from Rory McIlroy on his chances at St Andrews, and why he feels like there is unfinished business at the Old Course... Subscribe now for free to never miss an episode ahead of The 150th...
Published 07/08/22
Listen in to an in-depth rundown of the back nine at the Old Course on The 150th Show, our preview series ahead of this July's landmark Championship. Hosted by Marcus Buckland, The 150th Show will give a run down of the historic Old Course at St Andrews, as well as a full preview of the Championship in the days leading up to The Open. In this episode, Marcus is again joined by Rob Lee and Matt Adams, this time tackling the back nine of the famous old links, including some fitting iconic...
Published 07/05/22
The 150th Show, previewing the landmark Open Championship this July, is here! Hosted by Marcus Buckland, The 150th Show will give a run down of the historic Old Course at St Andrews, as well as a full preview of the Championship in the week leading up to The Open. In this episode, Marcus is joined by Rob Lee and Matt Adams to discuss the front nine of the famous old links, including some iconic moments on those holes from Colin Montgomerie, Jordan Spieth, Paul Dunne and John Daly to name...
Published 07/01/22
Unlike many Open Champions, Tom Watson did not have to wait long to get his hands on the Claret Jug. Also unlike other Champion Golfers, Watson was prolific in golf's original Major to an historic degree, with a large portion of his victories in The Open coming while he still disliked the challenge of links golf. One of the most successful golfers in history, and a steely competitor with a tenacious game, Watson accomplished an immense amount on the British Isles in his lifetime. And as...
Published 06/28/22