State Of The Game

The Golf Podcast That Talks About Stuff That Matters

About the show

State of the Game was one of the first golf podcasts to hit the internet and remains one of the most respected. Hosted by Rod Morri and boasting two of the game's most important voices in co-hosts Mike Clayton and Geoff Shackelford, State of the Game is the go to podcast for untainted and unfiltered analysis of the game at every level. If you're looking for swing tips and gear reviews you've come to the wrong place but for thoughtful discussion about the big issues facing the game you'll find this a comfortable home.

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Episodes

  • Episode 56: SOG EP 56 The new Hogan company

    May 29th, 2015  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri talk to Terry Koehler, the man behind bringing Hogan golf clubs back to the game

  • Episode 55: SOG Ep 55 Gil Capps

    April 24th, 2015  |  1 hr 14 mins

    Geoff Shackelford, Mike CLayton and Rod Morri are joined by their first return SOG guest, NBC and Golf Channel stalwart Gil Capps.

  • Episode 54: SOG Ep 54 Michael Bamberger

    March 27th, 2015  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Award winning Sports Illustrated writer Michael Bamberger joins Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri to talk about his new book Men In Green to be released in April.

  • Episode 53: SOG Episode 53

    March 19th, 2015  |  56 mins 26 secs

    Mike Clayton and Geoff Shackelford join Rod Morri to talk US Masters, golf course design and set up and potential merger talks between European and Australian Tours...

  • Episode 52: SOG Ep 52 Royal Melbourne and Riviera

    March 3rd, 2015  |  58 mins 11 secs

    Geoff Shackelford and Mike Clayton join host Rod Morri to discuss, among other things, the effect of course set up on Royal Melbourne and Riviera as they hosted professional tournaments in the same week.

  • Episode 51: SOG Ep 51 Tiger's yips

    February 5th, 2015  |  45 mins 10 secs

    Geof Shackelford and Mike Clayton join host Rod Morri to chat Tiger's yips, Rory's dominance, Olympic golf and more on episode 51 of State of the Game.

  • Episode 50: SOG EP 50 Hank Haney

    December 9th, 2014  |  1 hr 1 min

    Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri are joined by Hank Haney, former coach to Tiger Woods and host of his own satellite radio show.

  • Episode 49: SOG Ep 49 Musician Lloyd Cole

    November 26th, 2014  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Musician Lloyd Cole is as passionate about golf as he is music and chats with Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri about his love for the game.

  • Episode 48: SOG Ep 48 Royal Melbourne

    November 1st, 2014  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Ted Bishop, Tom Watson and some general chit chat about the beauty of Royal Melbourne and watching golf from the fairways instread of behind ropes...

  • Episode 47: SOG Ep 47

    October 28th, 2014  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Dan Washburn

  • Episode 46: SOG-Ep-46 The Ryder Cup

    September 21st, 2014  |  56 mins 35 secs

    Brian Keogh of the Irish Golf Desk joins Geoff Shackelford, Mike CLayton and Rod Morri to talk all things Ryder CUp

  • Episode 45: SOG Ep 45 - Joe Ogilvie

    September 5th, 2014  |  1 hr 26 mins

    He's been touted as a future Commissioner of the PGA TOUR and is regarded as one of the game's most interesting professionals and Joe Ogilvie joins Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri to talk all things golf on this episode of State of the Game

  • Episode 44: SOG Ep 44 - Frank Nobilo

    August 21st, 2014  |  1 hr 18 mins

    Former Touring Professional now Golf Channel analyst Frank Nobilo joins Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri to talk all things golf.

  • Episode 43: SOG Ep 43 - How golf clubs become Royal

    July 30th, 2014  |  1 hr 20 mins

    Golf course architect Scott Macpherson from Scott Macpherson Golf Design chats about his fascinating new book on the world's 66 Royal golf clubs as well as discussing the controversial changes to the Old Course.

  • Episode 42: SOG Ep 42 Tom Watson (not THAT Tom Watson)

    July 12th, 2014  |  54 mins 59 secs

    Mike Clayton and Rod Morri catch up with Tom Watson, Australian caddie to 2011 US Women's Open champion So Yeon Ryu, just hours before the first round of the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale

  • Episode 41: SOG Ep 41 Bill Fields

    July 4th, 2014  |  1 hr 12 mins

    Golf World senior writer Bill Fields joins Geoff Shackelford, Mike Clayton and Rod Morri to discuss his new book Arnie, Seve and a Fleck of golf history.