Fox will be airing the US Open next month, and analyst Shane Bacon joined us on the podcast this week.

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This week, ahead of the US Open on Fox, host Ben Heisler is joined by Fox Sports golf analyst Shane Bacon.

  • 5:06 – His stories of being a caddy at St. Andrews in Scotland
  • 8:23 – His first memories of playing golf, having it be a part of his life
  • 10:20 – The family component of golf and the difficulty of sticking with it
  • 13:06 – Does he think golf has done enough to grow its younger audience
  • 15:27 – His rise from being a golf writer to now broadcasting the U.S Open for FOX
  • 17:37 – The most surprising thing he learned transitioning to television
  • 22:17 – Previewing Tiger and the narrative surrounding him
  • 25:30 – How covering Tiger vs the rest of the field
  • 27:30 – Any final pairings down the stretch that would make for a great finish?

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About Joe Lucia

I'm the managing editor of Awful Announcing and the news editor of The Comeback. I also made The Outside Corner a thing for six seasons.