The 23 Best Golf Podcasts (2021 Update)
The growth in podcasts has been increasing for a number of years, and we’ve not yet seen the peak of the possible listeners. Podcasts insights 2020 show that there are now over 850,000 podcasts available. Good news if you’re an avid listener of podcasts because you’ll have a huge amount of content to consume. Not great news if you’re planning on starting your own podcast in 2021 as competition is tough! We’ve spent some time reviewing the Best Golf Podcasts.
For golf fans this is great news, with a growing number of golf related podcasts there are even more ways for you to immerse yourself in this amazing game.
In the Podcast Trends Report 2019 there were some really interesting statistics. This report indicated that listeners were now spending even more time consuming podcasts in 2019 and that this had grown significantly in the last three years. We’ve seen a huge increase in the number of podcasts out on the market, so we’ve taken some time to review and list the best golf podcasts so that you can find your perfect playlist in 2021.
The report showed that over 80% of listeners spent at least 7 hours listening to podcasts each week. Also over 21% of listeners were subscribed to 70 different podcasts.
If you don’t podcast you’re missing out!
But don’t worry FunGolf is on hand to help, we’ll guide you through how to spend you quality podcast time in 2021.
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We’ve selected below our top choices for the most engaging and the best golf podcasts that you must be listening to in 2021, and beyond. We’ve even thrown in a few wild card options for the best up and coming podcasts that you probably haven’t heard of just yet…
So here we go:
Glorified Donkey – Big G and Neil
(5 Stars Rating)
‘The Real Life Caddie Podcast’ is a look at the world of golf through the eyes of real life caddies! Lifer caddies and hosts of the show, Big G and Neil, will give you a fast moving and informative spectacle covering all aspects of the game we love! From caddie stories and tips for amateur golfers, to special guests and crafted games of knowledge, this podcast will entertain and enlighten both your mind and golf game!’
FunGolf Opinion: This is one of the best podcasts we’ve heard for a long time. Not only do they cover and discuss golf in a knowledgeable and humorous way, they also approach the game from the unique angle of being real life caddies – which means it will be full of hilarious anecdotes and useful advice for amateurs. Well worth a listen, and with 60 episodes in the bag plenty of amazing content to listen to. They also have an amazing shop with some cool swag, check it out here. Our top choice for 2021.
Listen to their Podcast below, or click here to listen to every episode.
Paige Renee Spiranac
(4.8 Stars from 158 Ratings)
“Paige Renee Spiranac is one of the most “followed” golfers in the world. Find out why and get to know her in an entirely new way. Not only does she love playing the game, she is a massive fan of the sport and golfers at all levels. No matter your skill level, Playing A Round, is the place for Golfers and Sports Enthusiasts to have a really good time. Paige doesn’t take herself too seriously. She’s sexy and playful and ready to give you a little T & A (Tips and Advice) so listen up! Golf is known to reduce stress, release endorphins and it offers a wide range of mental and physical benefits…and so does this podcast. Get ready to Play A Round with us. Playing A Round with Paige Renee, an iHeartRadio podcast.”
FunGolf Opinion: Very funny podcast, Paige is a really likeable presenter, and very honest in her content. This podcast has some excellent material. Fellas just make sure you don’t let your other half see that you ‘like’ her photos on Instagram lol.
Piers Ward and Andy Proudman
(4.8 Stars from 112 Ratings)
“Me And My Golf is the largest golf YouTube channel in the world. PGA Coaches Piers Ward and Andy Proudman have dedicated their lives to helping golfers get better and as European Tour coaches, they know what it takes to become a world class golfer. This podcast is going to help you get up to speed with the latest trends in golf coaching, news, mindset and overall performance as they discuss and interview some of the world leaders in golf. Giving you simple tips and tools to help you take charge of your game“
FunGolf Opinion: Some quality content,they give you access to some of the best players in the game and you hear from the most qualified golf coaches in the world. A very deep dive into the technical aspects of the game.
(4.6 Stars from 16 Ratings)
“Golf chat and shenanigans with John E. Morgan (EX PGA Tour Pro and European Tour Pro) and Kit Alexander (Golf presenter and commentator)“
FunGolf Opinion: We love this podcast, it’s like the type of conversations we have with our mates in the clubhouse. Down to earth, honest opinions and debate. Well worth a listen. One of the Best Golf Podcasts 2020.
“Hear golf’s greatest Legends, Players and the Top Instructors in the game sharing their stories, insights and playing lessons. Check out the site, www.nextonthetee.net, to stay up-to-date with our guest schedule and happenings with the show.”
FunGolf Opinion: Chris has an amazing back catalog of episodes, and some excellent guests. I really enjoy how well Chris interviews the top names and instructors in the world, every time I listen I learn something new and it keeps me coming back for more. My favourite episode is where Chris interviewed the legend Gary Player!
(4.8 Stars from 12 Ratings)
“Weekly episodes of stories in Irish golf, practical advice, tales from the tour, golf tech and learnings which may inspire you to strive and go all in on your golfing, fitness and maybe even some life goals. PaddyTalks Golf show is all about bringing the stories in golf, predominantly Irish Golf, to all of you in a very relaxed vibe as if you were overhearing a chat in a coffee shop or in someone else’s kitchen. Paddy sits down with a wide variety of guests to cover everything golf, from PGA pro’s, professional golfers, amateurs, green keepers, golf club managers’s, CEO’s of Golf companies and also will release the odd major and Irish Open preview. Looking to bring a golf is for all voice, to bring the discussions from our fairway four-ball’s to the rapidly-evolving game, discussing freely and openly everything golf. So what are you waiting for? Let’s tee it up and press play.”
FunGolf Opinion: I’ve only recently found this podcast and it has very quickly become a firm favourite. Paddy’s passion for the game, sense of humor and amazing guests will keep you quickly catching up with the back catalog of over 75 episodes. Highly recommended! If you get the chance I would also recommend checking out paddytalksgolf.com where you’ll be able to find some awesome golf swag and accessories in the Pro Shop! Enjoy!
(5 Stars from 3 Ratings)
“GOLF’s Subpar, hosted by featuring former PGA Tour pro Colt Knost and his long time friend and on course rival Drew Stoltz, pairs colorful segments with in-depth sit-down interviews with the game’s biggest personalities. It will be available across GOLF.com’s platforms every Tuesday.”
FunGolf Opinion: Knowledgeable content delivered in a very down to earth style. In depth and conversational, good fun and very engaging.
(5 Stars from 43 Ratings)
“Hosted by broadcaster Shane Bacon and PGA Tour pro Max Homa, Get a Grip is a golf-centric podcast making light of a rather stuffy sport with legitimate insight into the game. It’s essentially the public golf course of podcasts. The show will offer a look into the PGA Tour from a guy between the ropes week in and week out and have some fun at both his peers and golf fans’ expenses.”
FunGolf Opinion: Slick production, with a very well put together podcast. Light hearted conversation but backed up by strong knowledge of the game. Not surprised by the 5 star rating, this is one of the best golf podcasts that you will want to subscribe to so you don’t miss any!
(4.8 Stars from 59 Ratings)
“Mark Immelman isn’t just the older brother and swing coach of 2008 Masters champion Trevor Immelman, he’s a broadcaster on a variety of platforms, one of the leading instructors in the world of golf and happy to help improve your game.”
FunGolf Opinion: This is one of our top choices. A very informative podcast which looks at the game from every angle. It’s been going a very long time, yet the content is still strong. Mark talks to you more as a friend than a presenter. Great stuff!
4.8 Stars from 808 Ratings)
“Welcome to The Rick Shiels Golf Show podcast! Every Tuesday a new podcast brings you golf chat (and none golf chat) from Rick Shiels. “
FunGolf Opinion: Guy and Rick bounce really well off each other and are extremely entertaining! If you’ve watched the videos (which is highly likely) you’ll love this podcast as well. It’s no surprise that they’ve had over 1m downloads in just 40 episodes. Excellent content and great fun! Another one of the best golf podcasts.
(4.8 Stars from 78 Ratings)
“The Shotgun Start with Andy Johnson of The Fried Egg and Brendan Porath of SB Nation is a podcast waiting for you early in the morning that quickly blasts through a variety of topics (usually) related to golf and (ideally) relevant to the day. It covers news from the pro tours around the world, amusing and important topics from the amateur game the rest of us play, and some irreverent stuff in between. There will be short interviews, previews, reviews, and dives into the archives. It provides what you need to know on golf through a rapid and fun catch-up discussion.”
FunGolf Opinion: The dynamic between the Andy and Brendan is great. They have made us laugh out loud nearly every episode. They’re knowledgeable but don’t ram it down your throat, a very lighthearted but competent look at the game. In our top 5 golf podcasts and with three episodes a week these guys are relentless in producing content!
(4.7 Stars from 36 Ratings)
“The fried egg dives deep into the topics of professional golf, golf course architecture and amateur golf. Guests range from PGA Tour winners to the world’s greatest architects to great amateur players.”
FunGolf Opinion: Engaging and funny, topical subject matter but with a very humorous take on the game. Great guests from PGA pros to directors of golf courses. Worth a listen.
(3.7 Stars from 14 Ratings)
“Golf Psychology Podcast – Mental Game Sessions with Doc is a podcast for serious golfers who want to improve their mental game performance. Hosted by Dr. Patrick Cohn of Peak Performance Sports, the golf psychology podcast allows junior, collegiate, amateur, and professional golfers to ask Dr. Cohn a question on golf psychology or the mental game of golf.”
FunGolf Opinion: We love this podcast. Everyone has a bad game (more often than you think) and Doc is on hand to help put the mental side of golf in perspective. With short detailed podcasts this is a very easy listen and one which you will soon want to binge on the back catalog. With over 260 episodes you’ll have plenty to get into on your playlist.
(4.3 Stars from 27 Ratings)
“From MyGolfSpy – Fore The Golfer.
Unbiased. Independent. NoPuttsGiven.“
FunGolf Opinion: We really enjoy the banter and chats they have about equipment. It’s also interesting to listen to their take on the hot topics of the game and the relevant debates.
(4.8 Stars from 123 Ratings)
“This is the Getting Stuck Into GOLF podcast from Mark Crossfield golf pro with over 20 years coaching experience and has been making online golf content for over 12 years. In these episodes Mark will be sharing his coaching knowledge, his ideas on golf travel, golf equipment and all thing golf. Making sure he is keeping golf fun for all and trying to help golfers improve along the way.”
FunGolf Opinion: Another podcast that we always listen to, a firm favourite in the FunGolf team. Marks down to earth, honest, informative opinion is great to listen to. The topics are well thought through and discussed in a fun engaging way. His videos are quality, if you like them you’ll love to listen to this for when you can’t watch.
16. The Pepper Pod
Andrew Cotter & Eddie Pepperell
(4.9 Stars from 561 Ratings)
“Eddie Pepperell is one of the world’s finest golfers. Andrew Cotter is one of the world’s broadcasters. They have got together to talk about golf and other stuff.”
FunGolf Opinion: Some quality content with some excellent names in Golf joining episodes. (as long as they remember to hit the record button ha ha) Highly recommended.
4.8 Stars from 69 Ratings
“The Rough Cut Golf Podcast with Peter Finch.”
FunGolf Opinion: The YouTube legend Peter Finch interviews some really interesting names from the world of golf and social media. The episode with Rick is well worth a listen just for the quality of the banter. No updates since July but Peter is a very busy man so I’m sure he’ll get around to producing some more quality podcasts very soon.
These were our selections from the Big Hitters in the Golf Podcast world. However, at FunGolf we also care about the lesser known choices and our recommended Podcasts for you to get into.
Have a look below and if you like what you hear be sure to give them a good rating and leave a review.
The Best Podcasts of 2021 You’ve Probably Not Heard Yet!
“Relatable golf chat with plenty of fact checks. Two lads with a passion for all things golf, good and bad!!”
FunGolf Opinion: We came across this podcast via their excellent Instagram account. These guys, Kevin and Mark, are passionate about golf. The podcast not only contains some excellent honest golf debates, but they have also had some amazing guests from the world of golf on the show. Well worth a listen and make sure to check out their other social media accounts here. Enjoy!
“Welcome to the Faded Golf Podcast, hosted by Mark Juleen and Jon Faulkenberg. A show for the guy that skips out on a beautiful afternoon to go hit it!”
FunGolf Opinion: Down to earth conversation about the game we love. Great fun, and extremely easy listening. We hardly realize that these podcasts are nearly all 1 hour long as the content flows so well. Good fun podcast.
(4.8 Stars from 18 Ratings)
“Three bang average golfers discussing all things golf”
FunGolf Opinion: Love this podcast, could become a cult classic in the same way the Peter Crouch podcast took off. These guys have great personalities and make very enjoyable listening. Much like having a good chat with my mates down the pub, good stuff. This is great as it will resonate with us other average golfers. We also loved the title ‘Bryson breaks golf’! One of the best golf podcasts in 2021 and beyond!
21. On The Dancefloor Golf Podcast
(4.5 Stars out of 21 Ratings)
FunGolf Opinion: Flying the flag for Ladies Professional Golf, and Scotland, this is a really good podcast, if you haven’t found it yet you’re missing out. They have some amazing content and conversation but are also joined by some high profile guests. Most recently having 3 LPGA winners on the show. Check them out and you won’t be disappointed!
22. Duff City Podcast
(5 Stars from 2 Ratings)
“Hosted by Chris Michela and Brian Shenefelt, Duff City Podcast covers everything golf and we’re not too serious about it. We’ll cover PGA tournament previews, general golf talk, golf DFS, and subtly track down Jason Dufner every so often. Tune in weekly as we provide entertaining commentary to the heated topics in our beloved sport of golf.”
FunGolf Opinion: This has become a firm favourite although it’s really new. We love the style of how this is delivered, regular guys who are into golf in a big way. Your ‘would you rather’ discussions are a really fun way to consider the game and have certainly got us thinking about what we would choose. We’re really hoping for much more content to come from these guys.
“This is a show hosted by Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher and ranked #1 in North Carolina by Golf Digest, Jason Sutton, “aka The Guru” in which he has top teachers and coaches in the golf industry on to share their techniques for success in golf, life and personal development. The goal is to dissect and uncover traits, tactics, habits and applications that will help the teachers but also be applicable to other businesses and occupations.” https://www.golfgurutv.net/
FunGolf Opinion: This is a really informative podcast. It provides a unique take on the game and has had particularly good reviews from fellow PGA coaches. Check out the back catalogue for some amazing interviews and content.
Conclusion – Best Golf Podcasts
There are some amazing Golf podcasts out at the moment, we hope this list has been useful for you. Leave a comment below with which is your favorite and if its not on the list let us know so that we can add it to any future updates. Our top choice was The Real Life Caddie Podcast.
However, we have to say we will definitely be keeping an eye on the Life On The Hosel podcast, this was a firm favorite among the team.
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