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The Slam Podcast: We went to LIV Golf London! But what changed since last year?

 

In the latest episode of The Slam Podcast, Matt Chivers talks Matt Coles through his days spent at LIV Golf London, just over a year on from the tour’s inaugural event at Centurion!

What has changed about the breakaway league? Did the crowds flock to the venue? Have LIV Golf events improved from a spectator perspective in 2023?

The team also discusses Allisen Corpuz’ impressive win at the US Women’s Open at Pebble Beach, and a couple of the big talking points emerging from an exciting final round.

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Europe also saw Sepp Straka and Rasmus Hojgaard both win on the PGA Tour and the DP World Tour respectively at the weekend, but will they be chosen by Luke Donald for the Ryder Cup side in September?

NCG also watched Final Open Qualifying at West Lancashire where a host of big names attempted to earn a spot at Royal Liverpool, but Sergio Garcia and Graeme McDowell failed to get through!

The Slam Podcast is a National Club Golfer Podcast in association with Callaway.

You know what to do! Click the button below to head to your podcast platform or use the player to start listening!

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Steve Carroll

Steve Carroll

A journalist for 25 years, Steve has been immersed in club golf for almost as long. A former club captain, he has passed the Level 3 Rules of Golf exam with distinction having attended the R&A's prestigious Tournament Administrators and Referees Seminar.

Steve has officiated at a host of high-profile tournaments, including Open Regional Qualifying, PGA Fourball Championship, English Men's Senior Amateur, and the North of England Amateur Championship. In 2023, he made his international debut as part of the team that refereed England vs Switzerland U16 girls.

A part of NCG's Top 100s panel, Steve has a particular love of links golf and is frantically trying to restore his single-figure handicap. He currently floats at around 11.

Steve plays at Close House, in Newcastle, and York GC, where he is a member of the club's matches and competitions committee and referees the annual 36-hole scratch York Rose Bowl.

Having studied history at Newcastle University, he became a journalist having passed his NTCJ exams at Darlington College of Technology.

What's in Steve's bag: TaylorMade Stealth 2 driver, 3-wood, and hybrids; TaylorMade Stealth 2 irons; TaylorMade Hi-Toe, Ping ChipR, Sik Putter.

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