Lakes, Woods and Irons

Are you a golf enthusiast looking for your next source of inspiration and entertainment? Look no further than the 'Lakes, Woods & Irons' Podcast. This Podcast will bring you in-depth interviews with golfing legends from across the region, country, and beyond. With a focus on the beautiful courses nestled in the lakes and woods of Minnesota, this podcast will take you on a tour of some of the most breathtaking golfing destinations in Northern Minnesota. Join host Colin MacDonald as he talks all things golf with Chris Foley, one of Minnesota's most respected golf instructors, and get ready to tee off on a new adventure every week.

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Interviews with Derek Hooper (Derek Hooper Golf...
Interviews with: Derek Hooper runs Derek Hooper Golf in Houston Texas. Member of both the PGA of America and PGA of Austrailia. Derekhoopergolf.com Dave Sadlowski Head golf professional at Ruttgers Bay Lake Lodge. Adam Haugen golf...
38 min
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Interviews with Instructor/Author Nick Bradley,...
LAKES WOODS IRONS guests this week include another segment with Elite Golf Instructor and author Nick Bradley who’ll take us behind the scenes at the Ryder Cup. Ron Read author of ‘Starting the U.S. Open’, talks Hazeltine, Chambers Bay...
44 min
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Interviews with Author and U.S. Open Starter Fo...
Guest on this week’s Lakes, Woods and Irons. Ron Read, for 23 years the starter on the first hole of the U.S. Open and author of ‘Starting the U S Open from Shinnecock to Pebble Beach’ Ron shares stories about friendships and the toughest...
42 min
104
Interviews with High Performance Golf Coach Nic...
One of Golf’s most innovative and creative teachers Nick Bradley has worked with Justin Rose, Nick Faldo and Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley. Tripp Bowden and his father Doc Bowden join the show once again and share stories of Tripp’s favorite...
50 min
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Start of 2020 Season, Interviews with author Tr...
Guests include author Tripp Bowden and his father ‘Doc’ Bowden who has attended 57 straight Masters. And JD Drimel CEO of the Minnesota section of the PGA.
50 min
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Week of 8-29-19: Featuring University of Minnes...
Guests on the show this week include new University of Minnesota golf coach Justin Smith and Chuck Kletkatsky Head Golf Professional at the Cragun’s Resort, who reviews the recent Tour Showcase
53 min
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Week of 8-22-19: Featuring Glenn Hagberg from M...
This week on Lakes Woods and Irons, Mac and Chris talk the BMW championship, Glenn Hagberg Head Golf Professional at Maddens on Gull, The Brainerd Lakes Show Case, Pro Golfer Neil Johnson, and the nuance of scoring verses approving your...
55 min
108
Week of 8-15-19 Featuring: Dan Cole 'The Common...
Great show this week with ‘The Common Man’ Dan Cole from KFAN in the Twin Cities and Mike Bender of the Mike Bender Golf Academy, who was called by Golf Digest “One of America’s top five best teachers”
49 min
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Week of 8-8-19: Michael Kaiser, Operating Manag...
Our guests this week include Michael Kaiser, Operating Manager of Sand Valley Golf Resort in Rome, Wisconsin, a destination golf spot. Also Chuck Klecatsky Director of Golf at Cragun’s Resort who fills us in on the upcoming CRMC Tour Showcase...
47 min
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Week of 8-01-19: Featuring Jack Wawro, Director...
This week’s show features Jack Wawro, Director of Golf at Grand View with an update from The Pines and Preserve and Paul Guy from Callaway R&D with a segment on the right Golf ball for your bag.
49 min
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Week of 7-24-19: Featuring former 2-time Minnes...
This week on Lakes Woods and Irons we’re joined by Mike Christiansen a former 2 time Minnesota State champion who just returned from Northern Ireland after caddying for Kevin Streelman in ‘The Open Championship’. Plus Mark Johnson Director...
44 min
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Week of 7-17-19: Featuring an interview with Bi...
This week’s show features Chris Foley’s interview with Bill Rodgers 1981 Open Champion and six time winner on the PGA tour.
34 min
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Week of 7-3-19: Tom Rolf, Player Representative...
Tom Rolf Player Representative for young PGA professional Roberto Diaz and teaching professional Tim Trott from Crosswoods golf course in Crosslake.
46 min
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Week of 6/27/19: Todd Kolb of the Sanford Power...
This week on Lakes Woods and Irons we visit with Todd Kolb of the Sanford Power Golf Academy fresh from the KPMG Women’s Championship and Terry Thompson Owner/General Manager of Cuyuna Rolling Hills Club in Deerwood.
50 min
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Week Of 6/20/19: Dave Sadlowski Head Golf Pro a...
This week’s guests are Dave Sadlowski Head Golf Pro at Ruttgers Bay Lodge, who just returned from the KPMG tournament at Hazeltine. Also Ruth Kimmelshue, Chair of the KPMG Women’s LPA Championship.
47 min
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Week of 6/13/19: US Open, Tom Kinsley from Madd...
This week on Lakes, Woods and Irons we talk about both the Canadian Open and US Open, we chat with Tom Kinsley from Madden's Resort and get an update from Chris Foley for Brainerd Girls Golf at the Minnesota State Tournament.
52 min
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Week of 6-6-19: Golf Podcaster Andy Johnson fro...
This week on Lakes Woods and Irons we are joined by golf podcast host Andy Johnson, who hosts ‘The Fried Egg’ also 3 members of the Brainerd Warriors Girls Golf team who are returning to State after 20 years.
48 min
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Week of 5-31-19: Ruth Kimmelshue with the KPMG ...
This week on Lakes Woods and Irons we are joined by Ruth Kimmelshue, Chair of the KPMG PGA Championship coming up at Hazeltine. We’ll check in with author Tripp Bowden, discuss club fitting with Chris Foley and celebrate the return to State...
52 min
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Week of 5-24-19: Glenn Hagberg from Madden's On...
This week we welcome Glenn Hagberg from The Classic at Maddens on Gull and Paul Guy with the latest innovations from Callaway Golf. Plus we’ll discuss Brooks Koepka and his dominating performance at the PGA Championship.
46 min
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Week of 5-17-19: Featuring Vincent Bachteler fr...
This week we have Vincent Bachteler from the Minnesota PGA will join us to discuss the recent rule changes in golf and Bryan Skavnak teaching pro and author of ‘The Happiest Golfer’ who will discuss keeping golf fun for children and...
45 min
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Week of 5-10-19: Featuring Simon Holt from St. ...
This week on Lakes Woods and Irons Chris interviews Simon Holt from St. Andrews, who just became only the 45th person to play the top 100 golf courses in the world. Dave Sadlowski Director of Golf at Ruttgers Bay Lodge joins us and Dave...
46 min
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Week of 5-3-19: Pete Sanders with Golf Research...
This week features interviews with: Peter Sanders founder of Golf Research Associates and Shot by Shot with putting tips and analysis, also Chuck Kletkatsky Director of Golf and Cragun’s Resort.
42 min
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Week of 4-26-19: Jim Nugent from Global Golf Po...
This week on Lakes Woods and Irons with Chris Foley we welcome Jim Nugent from Global Golf Post (Globalgolfpost.com) an excellent golf publication and Madden's new Golf Course Superintendent Lucian Greeninger.
37 min
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Week of 4-19-19: Former Augusta Caddie, Author ...
This week we’re joined by former Augusta caddie, author and story teller Tripp Bowden, we discuss Tripp’s new book ‘The Caddy’s Kitchen’ with recipes from the Caddy House to the clubhouse at Augusta National. Chris will visit with recent...
56 min
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Week of 4-12-19: Masters Week
The best golf week of the year is here!
36 min