Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson battled in a final round for the ages on Sunday at Royal Troon as the Swede takes his first major championship in historic fashion. How does the Stenson-Mickelson match stand up to the “Duel in the Sun” at Turnberry in 1977? Also, why the R&A did it right when compared to the USGA in course set-up this summer and a look ahead to the RBC Canadian Open.
We lead off the episode with Kevin Smith of Get The Point Golf. Kevin talks about an amazing new putting aid, The Point Practice Putter. If you struggle with the flat stick, check out the full interview. Also, we talk about Rory McIlroy’s win at The Open Championship, tell you about a great app to track your round statistics, share a new way to break up the round on your scorecard, and we reveal the 6th hole of our Finger Lakes Dream 18.
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Mark Robinette of Robinette Jewelers in downtown Seneca Falls was in-studio to talk about their 70th Anniversary, what’s going on in downtown Seneca Falls, and memories from the past 70 years with Harold Weber on Monday morning.
On this week’s episode of the Finger Lakes Golfer Podcast we talk about what difference the golf ball you play makes in the scores you post. Also, a first time caddy gets a win, a recap of the Dutch Hollow 2-Man Scramble, our British Open picks, the 5th hole in our Finger Lakes Dream 18, and how to deal with stressful shots.