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Welcome to Inside The Ropes.

Join your hosts Andy Maher and Mark Hayes as they delve into what makes golf tick, right around the nation.

Each week they'll bring you the latest news, views and special guests from around the world, across Australia and even your local club.

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Victorian Shows (EP 1-10)

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EP 10:

On Episode 10, well-renowned golf media identity Geoff Shackelford is on the line (11:00), The Open is dissected, former Australian Cricketer Brett Geeves is in-studio to reveal his golfing ambition (1:07:01) and young gun Karl Vilips (1:29:03) rounds out a massive show. Mike Clayton and Mark Hayes join host Andy Maher.

*Victorian Show begins at 1:47:20 where GV CEO Simon Brookhouse discusses the future of golf courses in the state. 

 


EP 9:

The Open is front and centre on Episode 9 with Mat Goggin (6:19) and Ash Hall (1:05:35) joining the show. Golf Australia’s Rules guru Simon Magdulski goes head-to-head with Hayesy on the first “I Put It To You…” segment (1:17:37) before former Australian Test Cricketer Greg Blewett stops by (1:36:12). The LPGA’s dress code drama and a nude Great White Shark cap off a jam-packed show. Ali Whitaker and Mark Hayes join host Andy Maher.

*Victorian show begins at 2:10:20 where Andy and Haysey flip the microphone on co-host Alison Whitaker to discuss her transition from playing professional into commentator on the LPGA and LET. 

 


EP 8:

On Episode 8, 1991 The Open champion and CBS Golf analyst Ian Baker-Finch joins the show (1:47), Queenslander Cam Smith tells us about his charge at The Open next week (43:55), Curtis Luck chats on the eve of the John Deere Classic (1:03:49) and Hayesy is fired up about the Jon Rahm rules debacle (1:17:18). Jo Charlton and Mark Hayes join host Andy Maher. 

*Victorian show begins at 1:26:41 where Andy, Jo and Mark are joined by golf strength and conditioning expert Luke Mackey.

 


EP 7:

World No. 1 So-Yeon Ryu headlines Episode 7 to discuss her rise to the top and her love for Vegemite (2:44), our first “Ask Us Anything” segment is launched (49:45), we chat to recent The Open qualifier Ryan McCarthy (1:08:02) and new PGA of Australia CEO Gavin Kirkman stops by (1:20:43). Mark Hayes and Mike Clayton return to join host Andy Maher. 

*Victorian show beings at 1:56:05 with Ben Telley, General Manager at The Eastern Golf Club. 

 


 EP 6:

On episode 6, we chat to Minjee Lee's coach Ritchie Smith (19:23), the caddie of the women’s World No.1 Tom Watson (31:06), Golf Australia's High Performance Director Brad James (45:54) and British Amateur runner-up Dylan Perry (1:04:01). We also discuss Jordan Spieth's bet with his caddie Michael Greller! Alison Whitaker and Martin Blake return to join host Andy Maher.  

*Victorian show beings at 1:18:40 with special guest Stacey Peters fresh off her half-marathon run. 

 


EP 5:

Episode 5 features Mark Hayes’ beef with Brandel Chamblee over lengthening courses (4:40), golf writer John Huggan is on the line from Scotland (7:36), Rory McIlroy’s strange year and his social media spat with Steve Elkington (37:10) and Su Oh joins the show from the U.S. (43:05). Jo Charlton is back as a co-host to join regulars Andy Maher and Mark Hayes.

*Victorian show begins at 1:10:36 where Simon Brookhouse returns to discuss a range of topics. 

 


EP 4:

Episode 4 is a special U.S. Open preview show with Andy Maher and Mark Hayes being joined by Mike Clayton. We have an in-depth chat with 2006 U.S. Open Champion Geoff Ogilvy (8:07) as well as catch-up with Marc Leishman (54:55) on the eve of Round 1 at Erin Hills GC. Ryan Ruffels (1:04:29) also joins the Inside The Ropes team from Jamaica plus we talk all things topical around Australian golf and on the world stage. 

*Victorian show begins at 1:35:00. Mike Clayton reveals his top 5 holes and top 5 hidden gem courses in regional Victoria. 

 


EP 3:

Andy Maher and Mark Hayes are joined by Martin Blake on Episode 3 of Inside The Ropes. The U.S. Open is under the spotlight with Australian qualifier Nick Flanagan joining the show (5:30) followed by Golf Australia's Director of Tournaments, Trevor Herden (29:06). Plenty on how our Aussies are traveling on the global tours whilst Jacs Ford discusses her passion for more women to take up golf (56:28). Finally, Martin Blake has discovered a website dedicated to Donald Trump's golf game (1:06:10).

*Victorian show begins at 1:09:50 with Matt Griffin dialling into the studio.

 


EP 2:

Andy Maher and Mark Hayes are joined by Alison Whitaker on Episode 2 of Inside The Ropes. Interviews include ESPN Senior Golf writer Bob Harig to talk Tiger’s DUI (8:45), Brett Coletta on the eve of his second PGA Tour start at The Memorial (23:57), Golf Australia CEO Stephen Pitt (46:10) and Alan Grieve on taking out the Brisbane Golf Club’s monthly medal with his hickory clubs (1:10:40).

*Victorian show begins at 1:18:04 with special guest Simon Brookhouse.

 


EP 1: 

Inaugural episode of 'Inside The Ropes' with host Andy Maher and regular co-hosts Mark Hayesy & Jo Charlton. Topics covered include Jason Day, Minjee Lee, the use of hickory clubs, Mr. 58, unknown Australian pro Stuart Deane and Tiger Woods.

*Victorian show begins at 1:02:25 with guests Commonwealth Pennant star Alex Hilliard and Golf Victoria's David Greenhill. 

 


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