We have a tasty Dude Perfect sandwich for you! (which makes the RBC Heritage preview the buns? I dunno). Smylie Kaufman and Charlie Hulme begin by moving from a thrilling Masters week to a preview of the next stop on the PGA TOUR calendar, the signature event at Harbour Town Golf Links. SK then catches up with Tyler Toney and Garrett Hilbert of Dude Perfect, who were in Augusta to watch the first major of 2024. Finally, Smylie and Charlie make their much anticipated one-and-done picks while...
Published 04/17/24
Published 04/17/24
The 2024 Masters is officially in the books, Scottie Scheffler notches his third win in four starts, and most importantly, the one-and-done heater is alive and well as SK's pick means The Smylie Show has now correctly chosen five of the last eight event winners. Smylie Kaufman, Charlie Hulme, and Larry the Gnome go through a timeline of the action at the year's first major, and wonder if Ludvig Aberg will become the foil to Scottie that pro golf so desperately needs. After a well-deserved...
Published 04/15/24
After an incredibly entertaining end to Saturday's play at the 2024 Masters, Smylie Kaufman and Charlie Hulme announce some HUGE breaking news about a new addition to the show (editor's note: it is both literally and figuratively not huge). Smylie & Charlie break down the all the storylines setting up for a thrilling Masters Sunday, starting at the top with 54-hole leader Scottie Scheffler, and working through the rest of a stacked leaderboard including Collin Morikawa, Max Homa, Ludvig...
Published 04/14/24
Smylie Kaufman and Charlie Hulme break down all the action from Friday at the 2024 Masters - but first, they discuss two separate fast food runs made after the recording of the Thursday journal. Day two at Augusta National featured some of the most challenging conditions we've seen at a major championship in a long while, and SK & CH talk about how impressive the rounds of Max Homa, Scottie Scheffler, and Bryson DeChambeau were to stay tied for the lead at six-under. Tiger Woods made...
Published 04/13/24
Smylie Kaufman and Charlie Hulme break down all the action from Thursday at the 2024 Masters. Bryson DeChambeau jumps out to an early lead with a 7-under 65, but lurking a shot back is Smylie's one-and-done pick, Scottie Scheffler. Tiger Woods is off to a strong start, but has 23 holes to play on Friday before the cut. SK & CH listen to an intriguing piece of sound from Wyndham Clark discussing LIV and the 54 holes remaining in the tournament.
Published 04/12/24
Masters week is here, and Smylie Kaufman & Charlie Hulme are on location at TBonz Steakhouse in Augusta, Georgia with a preview and some picks!
Published 04/10/24
Smylie Kaufman and Charlie Hulme are entering unprecedented terrority with a fourth one-and-done winner pick in just seven events, after Akshay Bhatia beat Denny McCarthy in a playoff at the Valero Texas Open. Smylie and Charlie discuss the pick, relive the best moments from "Fridays with Smylie" featuring both Akshay and Rory McIlroy, and do a "CSI: TPC: San Antonio" investigation of Jordan Spieth's adventure on the 18th hole.
Published 04/08/24
It's not the Notes app, but this will have to do. After weeks of hinting at a move, we are excited to announce that The Smylie Show has a new home: SportsGrid! Smylie Kaufman reflects on a whirlwind first year that led to this decision, and Charlie Hulme lists all the new places you can find the show via SportsGrid distribution. Stay tuned for more content in your podcast feed soon!
Published 04/04/24
Smylie begins the show with a bold prediction: we might be on course record watch at TPC Sawgrass! SK and CH continue their PLAYERS preview with some one-and-done picks, a deep dive into Charlie's DFS lineup, and some lines Smylie is workshopping if he and Kevin Kisner get a hole-in-one during their "Friday Happy Hour" coverage.
Published 03/14/24
After more than a year of struggles with the putter, Scottie Scheffler put together a brilliant performance in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational that could take the world #1 to even higher heights if he keeps it up. Smylie and Charlie wonder if Smylie could win his next three starts given his track record at the PLAYERS, Houston Open, and the Masters. SK and CH also recap Smylie's well-received Friday Happy Hour coverage featuring Jordan Spieth and Max Homa at the API, and the...
Published 03/11/24
Smylie Kaufman is joined by Chad Mumm, the executive producer of Netflix's hit golf series "Full Swing," as season two premieres. Smylie and Chad discuss major storylines ranging from Rory's last-minute participation in season 1 (and full episode in season 2), the emotion behind both Joel Dahmen and Wyndham Clark's episodes, and the arc that led to this season's Rickie Fowler episode. Plus ... could there be a Spring Breakers episode in the future?? Only time will tell!
Published 03/06/24
Fresh off the course at PGA National and on the road to Bay Hill for the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Smylie Kaufman throws in some earbuds to recap the Cognizant Classic with Charlie Hulme. Smylie walked with the latest first-time winner on the PGA Tour - Austin Eckroat - as he finished his final round, and gives some insight into the potential Eckroat has to become a star. While the "Smylie Bump" did not propel Shane Lowry to victory, SK and CH discuss whether his fourth-place finish...
Published 03/04/24
Shane Lowry and Smylie Kaufman reunite during "Honda" (now Cognizant) week to relive their opening of the 2016 tournament broadcast by promptly hitting two balls in the water and getting fined for their reactions. Shane explains why he would solve golf's distance debate without rolling back the golf ball, and proposes an alternate solution. Shane also relives the 2023 Ryder Cup in Rome, and why he bristled at the suggestion that he was the "last" pick on Team Europe.
Published 02/28/24
Smylie Kaufman and Charlie Hulme begin the show with a victory lap of sorts after watching friend of the pod Jake Knapp notch his first PGA Tour win, as a rookie, at the Mexico Open. SK explains the approach of a Tour pro sleeping on a four-shot lead, then trying to win without your best stuff. With LIV rumors heating up surrounding likely names (Anthony Kim) and not-so-likely ones (Rory McIlroy), Smylie and Charlie discuss the state of the fracture in men's professional golf. Finally, we...
Published 02/26/24
Smylie Kaufman talks to Kolby "K-Wayne" Tullier about his path from being told he wouldn't walk, to becoming one of the most prolific trainers in professional golf. Kolby tells SK that he was part of the "OG Stable" in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where Kolby started his first gym. Kolby now trains Justin Thomas, Max Homa, Tom Kim, and Tommy Fleetwood, among others.
Published 02/22/24
Smylie Kaufman and Charlie Hulme discuss a wide-ranging assortment of topics surrounding the Genesis Invitational, including Hideki Matsuyama's historic Sunday charge to a 62, how much Tiger Woods has left in the tank, and the conspiracy theories linking In-N-Out to the influenza outbreak at the tournament. SK and CH also theorize as to why the core group of American stars seem to be in the midst of a slump, and break down some swing video.
Published 02/19/24
Smylie Kaufman joins the show fresh off a wild week at the WM Phoenix Open that saw him sprinting to the 16th hole at 6:30 am on Saturday, then calling shots at the par three later that day alongside Kevin Kisner. Smylie and Charlie Hulme discuss all of that, plus concerns stemming from several player/fan incidents that boiled over at the traditionally rowdy event. SK also details his Sunday walk alongside Scottie Scheffler, and how stunning the OWGR No. 1's display of talent was despite...
Published 02/13/24
PGA Tour rookie Jake Knapp talks to Smylie Kaufman about his professional journey from working security at a bar, to finishing third in the third start of his rookie season at Torrey Pines. Jake also discusses how his love for weightlifting has translated into a golf swing with easy power (with a bench/squat/ball speed/clubhead speed reveal!), and compares 2020 Call of Duty routines with SK.
Published 02/07/24
For the first time in show history, Smylie Kaufman and Charlie Hulme record the pod together on location in Pebble Beach! SK & CH begin discussing a fun week of golf and shoots for the channel on the Monterey Peninsula, including a round at Spyglass Hill the day after being used for the AT&T Pro-Am, and an insanely windy trip around the back nine at Pacific Grove Golf Links. Up next is a recap of the week in pro golf, including a 60 for Wyndham Clark and a 59 for Joaquin Niemann that...
Published 02/05/24
James Sieckmann, short-game expert and instructor to a number of different Tour pros (including Smylie), discusses the most productive type of short-game practice, how to judge a bunker lie and adjust accordingly, and the keys to being a successful putter.
Published 02/01/24
Smylie Kaufman and Charlie Hulme begin the show recapping an exciting end to the Farmers Insurance Open in which the entire final group was in play on the 72nd hole (along with Jake Knapp!) until Matthieu Pavon made an improbable birdie from the rough to record his first PGA TOUR win as a rookie. Smylie also recounts his time at the PGA Show, where he hit bombs with a ladies driver at TopGolf in front of Tom Watson. Dylan Dethier then joins Smylie to discuss his bombshell report last week...
Published 01/29/24
Trevor Immelman, the 2008 Masters champion and lead golf analyst for CBS, joins Smylie for a discussion ranging from shared cynicism about the state of their respective golf games to the love they've both found for broadcasting after the conclusion of their playing careers. Trevor heaps praise on two international players - Min Woo Lee and Tom Kim - who will likely play in the 2024 Presidents Cup, and makes some predictions about several PGA Tour pros who could be primed for breakout seasons.
Published 01/24/24
Smylie Kaufman and Charlie Hulme celebrate a historic day in golf: 20-year-old Nick Dunlap, who is currently a sophomore at the University of Alabama, won the American Express as an amateur, the first time an amateur has won on Tour since Phil Mickelson in 1991. Smylie recounts what it's been like watching Nick grow up in Birmingham, and what an incredible incubator of golf talent that city's been with the concurrent rise of Vanderbilt junior Gordon Sargent. SK and CH also discuss whether...
Published 01/22/24
Smylie Kaufman is joined by a James Nitties - a fellow former PGA and Korn Ferry Tour pro who has found success as a broadcaster after the conclusion of his playing career. James and Smylie discuss all of the Korn Ferry Tour graduates to the PGA Tour, and project which rookies will have the most success in the 2024 season.
Published 01/19/24