Talk of the TOUR Golf Podcast

PGA TOUR

John Swantek, veteran golf broadcaster with PGA TOUR Entertainment and the voice of "Inside the PGA TOUR" on Golf Channel for many years, visits with a variety of players, writers, broadcasters, industry leaders and insiders from throughout the world of golf.

All Episodes

John Swantek hangs with Steve Sands to discuss the Hero World Challenge and the first appearance of Tiger Woods at a tournament in 9 months.

Dec 6

31 min 52 sec

John Swantek hangs with RSM Classic champion Talor Gooch to discuss his humble roots in the game, his college experience at Oklahoma State, and winning for the first time on the PGA TOUR.

Dec 1

23 min 19 sec

John Swantek hangs with Ron Green Jr to discuss the latest news from the golf world, including The Match and the Hero World Challenge hosted by Tiger Woods.

Nov 29

28 min 56 sec

John Swantek hangs with 2003 Masters champion Mike Weir to discuss his rookie season on PGA Tour Champions. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Houston Open.

Nov 10

35 min 15 sec

John Swantek hangs with Daniel Rapaport to discuss Viktor Hovland’s 3rd PGA TOUR victory, and a recent article exploring mental health in professional golf.

Nov 8

23 min 19 sec

John Swantek hangs with Miller Brady to discuss news from the PGA TOUR Champions, including the new 2022 schedule. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the World Wide Technology Championship.

Nov 3

30 min 16 sec

John Swantek hangs with Sean Zak to discuss the popularity of the PGA TOUR and ideas to enhance its connection to the fans even more.

Nov 1

24 min 28 sec

John Swantek hangs with David Skinns who finally earned his PGA TOUR card in his 17th year as a professional. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Butterfield Bermuda Championship.

Oct 27

34 min 46 sec

John Swantek hangs with Ben Everill to discuss the impact of Tiger Woods and Hideki Matsuyama winning the ZOZO Championship in Japan.

Oct 25

25 min 37 sec

John Swantek hangs with Curt Byrum to discuss the storylines from CJ Cup, including Rory McIlroy’s 20th victory on the PGA TOUR.

Oct 18

27 min 11 sec

John Swantek hangs with Hayden Buckley to chat about the strong start to his rookie season. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at The CJ Cup.

Oct 13

43 min 41 sec

John Swantek hangs with Ryan Ballengee to discuss the news from the golf world, including the upcoming Brooks-Bryson match and Phil Mickelson’s 3rd victory on PGA TOUR Champions.

Oct 11

27 min 15 sec

John Swantek hangs with Golf Channel analyst Jim Gallagher, Jr to discuss the Sanderson Farms Championship and other stories from the week in golf.

Oct 4

28 min 26 sec

John Swantek hangs with Billy Mayfair to discuss his recent diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Sanderson Farms Championship.

Sep 29

36 min 50 sec

John Swantek hangs with Bob Harig to discuss a dominant performance by the United States Ryder Cup team at Whistling Straits.

Sep 27

31 min 25 sec

John Swantek hangs with John Cook to reflect on a career that featured 28 worldwide victories and a berth on the victorious 1993 United States Ryder Cup team.

Sep 22

28 min 42 sec

John Swantek hangs with Arron Oberholser to unpack the Fortinet Championship, and the continued elevation of 3-time winner Max Homa on the PGA TOUR.

Sep 20

28 min 27 sec

John Swantek hangs with Trey Mullinax, returning to the PGA TOUR after finishing 2nd at the Korn Ferry Tour Championship. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Fortinet Championship.

Sep 15

33 min 10 sec

John Swantek hangs with Justin Lower, who claimed the 50th and final PGA TOUR card on the final hole of the final tournament of the Korn Ferry Tour season.

Sep 13

26 min 2 sec

John Swantek hangs with Steve Sands to discuss the FedExCup season and Steve Stricker’s United States Ryder Cup captain’s selections.

Sep 8

26 min 7 sec

John Swantek hangs with Barracuda Championship winner Erik van Rooyen, participating in his first TOUR Championship. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at East Lake in Atlanta.

Sep 1

34 min 36 sec

John Swantek hangs with Jason Sobel to unpack a thrilling BMW Championship, captured by Patrick Cantlay in a dramatic 6-hole sudden death playoff with Bryson DeChambeau.

Aug 30

27 min 16 sec

John Swantek hangs with Boyd Summerhays to discuss Tony Finau’s long-awaited 2nd PGA TOUR, sending him to the top of the FedExCup standings. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the BMW Championship.

Aug 25

36 min 35 sec

John Swantek hangs with Curtis Thompson, who’s headed to the PGA TOUR for the first time since turning pro in 2014. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at The Northern Trust.

Aug 18

34 min 41 sec

John Swantek hangs with Sean Martin to recap a stirring Wyndham Championship, leading to the start of the FedExCup Playoffs at this week’s Northern Trust.

Aug 16

30 min 12 sec

John Swantek hangs with former Oklahoma State All-America Austin Eckroat, as he chases his PGA TOUR card. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Wyndham Championship.

Aug 11

35 min 33 sec

John Swantek hangs with Daniel Rapaport to discuss the Olympic golf competition, and the maiden PGA TOUR victories for two players last week.

Aug 9

30 min 30 sec

John Swantek hangs with Alex Myers to discuss Cameron Champ’s 3rd PGA Tour victory at the 3M Open, and the upcoming Olympic games without 2 big names.

Jul 26

28 min 13 sec

John Swantek hangs with PGA TOUR champion Dylan Frittelli, coming off a T5 at The Open Championship. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the 3M Open.

Jul 21

36 min 37 sec

John Swantek hangs with Ron Green, Jr to review The Open Championship and Collin Morikawa’s magnificent performance to secure his 2nd major championship.

Jul 19

27 min 35 sec

John Swantek hangs with Preston Summerhays, committed to Arizona State in the fall and competing this week on the PGA TOUR. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the fields at The Open Championship and the Barbasol Championship.

Jul 14

34 min 46 sec

John Swantek hangs with Sean Zak to discuss The Match, the John Deere Classic, this week’s Open Championship and the upcoming Olympic games in Tokyo.

Jul 12

23 min 18 sec

John Swantek hangs with Troy Merritt, who narrowly missed securing his 3rd PGA TOUR title last week in Detroit. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the John Deere Classic.

Jul 7

33 min 30 sec

John Swantek hangs with Kramer Hickok after an epic 8-hole playoff in Hartford led to his best ever PGA TOUR finish. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Rocket Mortgage Classic.

Jun 30

32 min 30 sec

John Swantek hangs with Mackenzie Hughes, coming off a strong U.S. Open and heading to the Travelers Championship where he shot 60 last year. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at TPC River Highlands.

Jun 23

34 min 26 sec

John Swantek hangs with Steve Sands to unpack an exciting and entertaining United States Open at Torrey Pines, captured by Jon Rahm for his first major championship.

Jun 21

37 min 50 sec

John Swantek hangs with PGA TOUR champion Bo Van Pelt, on the comeback trail after missing more than 3 seasons with an injury. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the U.S. Open.

Jun 16

36 min 35 sec

John Swantek hangs with Daniel Rapaport from Golf Digest to unpack the Palmetto Championship and preview this week’s U.S. Open.

Jun 14

32 min 12 sec

John Swantek hangs with Davis Thompson, the former #1 amateur in the world, who’s making his pro debut this week. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree.

Jun 9

30 min 28 sec

John Swantek hangs with Columbus, Ohio native Bo Hoag to discuss competing in the Memorial Tournament hosted by Jack Nicklaus. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at Muirfield Village Golf Club.

Jun 2

36 min 8 sec

John Swantek hangs with Bob Harig to discuss the impact of Phil Mickelson’s improbable, thrilling and historic major championship at the age of 50.

May 24

28 min 5 sec

John Swantek hangs with Dicky Pride, who owns victories on the PGA TOUR, Korn Ferry Tour and PGA TOUR Champions. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the PGA Championship.

May 19

38 min 28 sec

John Swantek hangs with Jason Sobel to rewind the week at the AT&T Byron Nelson, and peek ahead to this week’s PGA Championship on Kiawah Island.

May 17

32 min 9 sec

John Swantek hangs with Cole Hammer, coming off last week’s 3-0-1 Walker Cup performance and competing in this week’s AT&T Byron Nelson. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field in Dallas.

May 12

34 min 12 sec

John Swantek hangs with Ron Green, Jr to discuss Rory McIlroy’s long awaited return to victory for his 19th PGA TOUR title at the Wells Fargo Championship.

May 10

25 min 1 sec

John Swantek hangs with Ryan Palmer to discuss life on the PGA TOUR for 17 years. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Valspar Championship.

Apr 28

36 min 55 sec

John Swantek hangs with Ben Everill to discuss the winning team chemistry of Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith in New Orleans, and the overall state of Australian golf on the PGA TOUR.

Apr 26

32 min 54 sec

John Swantek hangs with Maverick McNealy, poised for his first PGA TOUR victory in his sophomore season. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

Apr 21

37 min 47 sec

John Swantek hangs with Sean Zak to discuss Stewart Cink’s renaissance and the long awaited returns to victory for others in the game this season.

Apr 19

31 min 17 sec

John Swantek hangs with Robert MacIntyre, coming off a T-12 at The Masters and competing in the RBC Heritage. Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton analyzes the field at Harbour Town Golf Links.

Apr 15

32 min 17 sec