The My Love of Golf Podcast

Ross Flannigan


Welcome to The My Love Of Golf Podcast or M.L.O.G. The GOLF podcast is for those who like interesting insights from real-life golfers about their real-life love of golf. Join host Rossco for great interviews, Rocket the resident Tour, Architecture and Trivia buff and Magic Mike the absolute guru of all things golf tipping, player stats and data. Subscribe for the quickest action.

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226 episodes

Karl Morris (Brain Booster Podcast). A discussion on some key areas to develop your Mental Game, and his new Mind Caddie App | THE MLOG PODCAST EP 221

Karl Morris - MindCaddie App ( link below ) Karl is one of the games leading performance coaches having worked with major champions such as Loius Oosthuizen, Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke. Along the way, Karl has dedicated his 30 years of coaching to helping professional and amateur golfers develop the mental performance for golf. As well Karl has built an impressive portfolio of assets such as  __ __ And most recently the MindCaddie App ( See link ) Performance training from your Phone Check out Karl using the links above and please enjoy this episode.   If you enjoy this episode please leave a review on Itunes Review or Spotify and the most help you could provide would be to share it with a friend  

1h 11m
Feb 04
Reed Gate - Asian Tour Referee (Blakey from GRQ) joins us live from the PIF Saudi International | MLOG PODCAST EP 220

Blakey checks in from Saudi On the back of the Monday finish to the Dubai Desert Classic we catch up with Blakey to discuss his increased role on the Asian Tour as a referee which will also include several LIV events.   We couldn't not talk about the Patrick Reed Rules scenario as we ask Blakey how he would've handled the situation and we wonder if he might come up against any scenarios this week as he embarks on the start of the Asian Tour.   We chat about the absolute growing status of Max Homa and check in on the Teepster results. The bag winner Drawn next week as Mike prepares for his debut on Team MLOG  / BUSHNELL at the VIC Open Pro-Am

1h 8m
Jan 31
We preview The Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Mikes Min Woo Miss. Jon Rahm rampage. PK Invitational & more. | THE MLOG PODCAST EP 219

The My Love of Golf Podcast - EP 219 This week we take a look at the field for The Farmers Insurance Open being held at Torrey Pines. Mike has some handy information for the Teepster Fam on a strategy of who may benefit from the draw. We look at last week on tour where Jon Rahm continued his strong start to the year and discuss how Mike just missed on out a collect from some near Min Woo magic.  Dubai Desert Classic this week and Saudi next week so heaps of international stars starting to appear across the globe. Dont forget the PG Tour starts a day early this week so don't forget your tips.

1h 9m
Jan 24
Sentry Wrap and AMEX Preview. Win a Titleist Stand Bag in our Teepster Comp. | THE MLOG PODCAST EP218

Sony Si Woo - Only one person picks in MLOG Teepster.   We kicked off the Teepster Comp last week and the Sony with many picking Tom Kim and Jordan Speith and coming up like many others...disappointed. Don't forget the One and Done is a year-long race and many of the last season's top performers strategically plotted their path to victory. Remember anyone who joins and plays in January will go into the draw to win a Titleist Players 4 Stand Bag. Mike has posted the Data Lake in the discord for all who rely on the savant-like data to help with selections. All the links to the MLOG Teepster are in the Link in Bio. Click on our insta handle.  MLOG INSTA    

1h 3m
Jan 17
Linda Hartough - From Augusta to The Old Course. A life in painting the greatest holes in golf | THE MLOG PODCAST EP217 Website Link In this special interview, we chat to world-renowned Golf Landscape artist Linda Hartough about her love of painting the most incredible golf landscape in the world.   A chance call from Augusta National kicked off a career that would span the globe and the most outstanding golf courses and destinations.   Listen in to Linda take Ross through her career journey. Check out her website. Linda Hartough Instagram  

Jan 13
The TOC Sentry Wrap | Teepster Comp Kick Off | The Sony Preview | THE MLOG PODCAST EP216

TOC SENTRY  -Mike Picks It The 2023 PGA Tour Season kicked off last week with Jon Rahm over-running a faltering Collin Morikawa. Magic Mike had Rahm at the top of the Data Lake and he came good. The Sony Kicks off this week and no surprise to see wunderkind Tom Kim at eh top of the Lake. The DP World Tour Kick off in the UAE with an interesting format of 2 x teams siding up against each other. One team represents GB&I and the other Continental Europe. Will be interesting to see this one unfold. Also best of luck to Mike Browne who takes on the best in the G4D tour event run in conjunction with the DP World Tour this event.    

1h 1m
Jan 10
Season Opener 2023 with Magic & Rossco | THE MLOG PODCAST EP215

Season Opener - 2023 Magic Mike and Rossco kick off the 2023 Podcast Year with __ __ Going to be our biggest year for the MLOG Podcast in 2023 and we look forward to serving you our loyal community with golf chat you want. Be part of the journey

Jan 03
Brett Ogle with Ashleigh Buhai and Dame Laura Davies. Including an WITB and Golf Tip | THE MLOG PODCAST SPECIAL EP

Brett Ogle chats with Ash and Laura Something Different. This is the audio taken from a set of interviews that myself and Brett Ogle conducted with Ashleigh Buhai and Laura Davies prior to the Australian Open, which obviously Ash went on to win. A great experience holding the camera and capturing a couple of the women's great golfers. Of course, it is always fun hanging out with the BOGLE too.  Ash and Laura give us a swing tip and a look at their WITB. If you would like to watch the videos head to Drummond Golf YouTube

Dec 19, 2022
Our MLOG 2022 Year in Review & Our Golfer of The Year EP | THE MLOG PODCAST EP 214

Year in Review, including our MLOG Golfer of the Year How do you wrap up a year that was so jam-packed full of golf action? Well, we do our best by unpacking some of our favourite moments of the year from the biggest tournaments of the year. We also each nominate our own Golfer of the Year and share some thanks to you the loyal listeners. We also have a Christmas Giveaway. It has been a busy year and we will continue on in 2023 bigger and better. We can't do this without you and love that you are along for the ride. Please follow us all on the socials below. ( Click the links ) MLOG Instagram MLOG Twitter MLOG Facebook Rossco Insta Magic Mike Insta MLOG TEEPSTER MLOG DISCORD    

1h 31m
Dec 14, 2022
Our week at The Aus Open. Where 3 titles were decided on the same day, same course. | THE MLOG PODCAST EP213

Aus Open Week with Magic and Rossco Well, that was some week in golf for Australia. The Aus Open where 3 national titles were decided. __ __ A wonderful week in golf and a great marketing initiative for the game. Was it perfect...NO. Can it be improved...YES. Is the concept valid...YES   Thanks to Golf Australia for letting us be part of the action a little closer than we have before.   In This  we chat about all of our experiences at The Aus Open and also the Cathedral Invitational won by Nick Flanagan (No Relation)   Thanks for tuning in.

1h 7m
Dec 07, 2022
Live from The Aus Open with Magic & Rossco | MLOG PODCAST EP212

Magic Mike and Rossco catch up live at the Aus Open from beside the 18th Green.

Dec 03, 2022
It’s Aus Open Week. Win a Cathedral Invitational Ticket. We chat to Cathedral owner David Evans. Aus PGA recap | THE MLOG PODCAST EP211

THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN WEEK The Australian Open for our professional men and women golfers hits town this week as all eyes descend on our unique format. Played over two courses with men and women running in conjunction. A super field with many of Australia's favourite golfers, a host of international names and around 8 major title winners. Now that is a tournament I want to see. CATHEDRAL INVITATIONAL WITH DAVID EVANS Directly following the Aus Open is the Cathedral Invitational held at the prestigious Cathedral GC in Thornton VIC. The course owned and conceived by Victorian businessman David Evans, and built by Greg Norman is a new 2-day tournament designed to give our star golfers another reason to support the Australian Summer of Golf. We chat with David about the tournament. One lucky listener will get the chance to win 2 tickets to the Tuesday public access day on December 6th and 2 Embroidered Cathedral Invitational Caps. Stay tuned for details. For tickets head to CATHEDRAL INVITATIONAL TICKETS - CLICK HERE AUS PGA WRAP Mike & Rossco wrap the Aus PGA won by...of course. CAM SMITH  

1h 17m
Nov 28, 2022
The Aus PGA at Royal Queensland. The start of a huge couple of weeks in Australian Golf with Magic Rossco and Rocket | THE MLOG PODCAST EP 210

THE SUMMER OF GOLF After a short break, the lads are back together.   This week we begin our chats on the Aussie Summer of Golf. Mike is up in QLD at the Aus PGA which is of course headlined by Cameron Smith. The event being held at Royal Queensland is headed up not only by Cameron Smith but a host of Australian and global golf superstars. Adam Scott Min Woo Lee Lucas Herbert Ryan Fox Marc Lieshman Nicolai and Rasmus Hoejgaard Just to name a few. We are looking forward to this first of Australia's big tour events. The local talent to look out for is numerous. New PGA Tour Grad Harrison Endycott, Asian Amateur Winner Harrison Crowe, last year's winner and LIV Golf Regular Jediah Morgan are all in the field and will be pushing the stars along at a course that will host the Brisbane Olympics. Thanks for tuning in. Ross, Mike and Rocket      

1h 5m
Nov 22, 2022
Billy Troy: Golf Physio Australia. Building better fitness around your golf game. | THE MLOG PODCAST EP 209

Golf Physio Aus with Billy Troy In this week's episode, we chat with Golf Specific Strength and Conditioning Physio Billy Troy on some of the keys to keeping your game on track by looking after yourself physically. Billy who is an elite-level golfer himself has dedicated his time to helping golfers build strength and maintain flexibility. With his knowledge, he is keen to spread the word that golf-specific strength and conditioning is the key to really helping your body move for golf. Billy has an online program available so if remote coaching programs are for you then check out Billy online or if you are in Brisbane then why not book with Billy directly?   WEBSITE - Billy's Website INSTA - Golf Physio Aus Insta FREE WARM-UP GUIDE -    GPA - Golf Warm-Up Guide BILLYS PODCAST - GPA Podcast  

1h 1m
Nov 01, 2022
Darren Bragg - EMEA Bushnell Manager on all topics Bushnell Tech, PGA Golf Career and Scotland Meet Ups | THE MLOG PODCAST EP 208

Darren Bragg - EMEA Manager for BUSHNELL Golf Darren Bragg is one of the most respected and connected career PGA Golf Professionals in the UK.  As the EMEA ( Europe Middle East Africa ) Manager for Bushnell, he sees a fair bit of the industry. We had the pleasure to meet Darren in Scotland this year and as we turn to reconnect with some of the great people we met during the trip it was only fitting that I start with the chap who I met on day one. A round of golf at the amazing Loch Lomond Golf Course. More recently Bushnell has released some groundbreaking technology in the Range Finder and GPS watch category. They are products we all use and are still a category that I receive many questions about. How does the tech work? Will it help my game? etc. Well, Darren takes us through the new technology as we unpack just how knowing and understanding your distances can benefit your game. Of course, we chat about Darren's career in golf as a PGA Professional and industry specialist as we reminisce about our few days in Scotland together. Want to know more?   Check out my video on the new Pro X3 - Rossco with the new Bushnell Pro X3      

1h 12m
Oct 27, 2022
Mulligans Clubmakers - One man’s passion for pure golf gear and club restoration. Featuring ADAM JEFFERSON | THE MLOG PODCAST EP207

ADAM JEFFERSON - Mulligans Club Makers   We all have that set of irons. The ones we used to win our first event, played with as a junior or aspired to use just as the great of the game did. They may be hand-me-downs, battered in the shed, or gamers that are just the tried and true you can not part with them.   Well, Adam Jefferson of Mulligans Clubmakers shares this passion and has turned it into a fully-fledged and very in-demand business. Growing from a skunkworks division of Kari Lajosi, Mulligans not sits proudly in one of Melbourne's high street cafe precincts. A storefront and workshop, the home,e of Mulligans Clubmakers is right at home in the Melbourne suburb of Armadale.   Join us as we learn of the passion of Adam Jefferson for rebuilding and restoring golf clubs to their former glory. Check out the amazing work of Adam on Instagram. Mulligans Clubmakers 

Oct 22, 2022
EMPOWER Golf - Ben Tullipan, 20 Years on from the Bali Bombing. Building pathways for people with disability find and learn golf | THE MLOG PODCAST EP 206

EMPOWER Golf - Ben Tullipan 20 years ago Ben Tullipan miraculously survived the terror attack in Bali when 88 Australians lost their life in and around the Sari Club. After finding the game of golf as a bilateral amputee, Ben and EMPOWER Golf founder James Gribble dedicate their lives to making the game of golf accessible to people with disability. Two amazing men. In this EP we chat with Ben as he takes part in a golf trip to showcase some of Australia's magnificent and somewhat remote golf destinations. Proving that location is no barrier for golfers of all abilities. EMPOWER Golf - WEBSITE Ben Tullipan - Instagram Air Adventure Golf - WEBSITE    

Oct 11, 2022
Does the PGA Tour need to evolve the Presidents Cup? Rossco & Rocket chew the Pres Cup fat and look forward to the Summer of Aussie Golf | THE MLOG PODCAST EP205

Presidents Cup Wrap Don't get me wrong. Of what we watched during the Presidents Cup we really enjoyed it. Of course, there were the highs and lows for the Internationals with the USA securing another solid win. Pleasingly we saw the rise of some potential future stars who may go on to represent s at many future Prez Cups. However, the question remains. does the Presidents Cup need a spic up to stay relevant? We discuss what this means to us and consider, in light of the LIV Golf Economy, is there a better way to utilise this fan favourite format on a more frequent global scale.?? Love your thoughts.   Join the team on the MLOG DISCORD Channel and never miss a moment .JOIN DISCORD HERE   Gabe Marzano - DARK MODE PODCAST LISTEN

1h 0m
Sep 28, 2022
Mike’s Lonsdale Links IVO Whitton. BMW PGA, Data Lake & Fortinet, PGA TOUR Order of Entry Chat | THE MLOG PODCAST EP 204

This week... Mike discusses his IVO WHITTON event at Lonsdale Links We chat about the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth and a little LIV Golf-related chat. The Fortinet heralds the new PGA Tour Season and therefore that can only mean that the data lake is back. Mike also has a red hot crack at explaining the PGA Tour Order of Event Entry. It is a complicated beast, but once you dive into how this member lead organisation have to do it, you begin to see some of the complexities.   Join us on the MLOG Discord Channel for all the early access and behind-the-scenes.

1h 19m
Sep 13, 2022
This or That Q&A Chat with Mike & Ross plus a quick LIV Catch-Up | THE MLOG PODCAST EP203

This or That Q&A Chat with Mike and Ross Want to know what we think about loads of general golfisms. Mike throws out some This or That challenge Questions for Ross to answer. A bit of a fun episode which we hope you enjoy. Also a little LIV review as well. Let us know what you think.

1h 21m
Sep 08, 2022
Golf Specific Physio Lead Training. Get to know KIESER | THE MLOG PODCAST EP202

Kieser Training  - with Rory Alexander Kieser Training is a network of Physio Led training gyms full of muscle-specific equipment where you can get a personalised assessment and program specifically designed for your needs. Got a bad back? well, there is a program and group of training apparatus for that. Like me, you may have heard of Kieser, and wondered what this place is all about. It sounds like a gym but different, what does it do to get the results that so many have reflected and reported to me? Our very own Magic Mike and returning guest Matt Mollica are both advocates of Kieser and I have witnessed the results first-hand. Especially with Mike, I've witnessed his mobility and subsequent distance gains on course. Rory Alexander is a Kieser Physio and has worked with Mike and Matt first hand and tonight Rory joins us to help us understand precisely what it is that Kieser sets out to help their clients achieve. Here are the links to Kieser for those interested. KIESER INSTA KIESER WEBSITE   NEW PODCAST - AUSTRALIAN GOLF PASSPORT PODCAST LINK - LISTEN HERE As you hear me mention. Australia's latest podcast is called The Australian Golf Passport - Podcast. Matt Mollica is the co-host with Scott Warren. Both fellow Golf Australia Magazine Top 100 Panellists

Sep 06, 2022
Rory Rules the PGA TOUR Roost, Smithy & Liesh LIV It Up. So much to unpack from this week |THE MLOG PODCAST EP201

What a week. Well, that is a wrap on the season for the PGA Tour with Rory McIlroy taking out the season closing Tour Championship, He is fired up at the moment and is squarely leading the charge with the players in the PGA Tour Camp. All the while over at LIV GOLF it has been a week where one of the most rumoured signings became a reality when 150th Open Champ, Cam Smith took his buddy Mark Lieshman across to join LIV Golf just in time for this week's Boston International Event. There is so much going on in the world of competitive golf—great fuel for golf fans and podcasters alike.   Let's get stuck into this EP.  

1h 30m
Sep 01, 2022
Reflecting on 200 Episodes, The BMW, The Tour Champs, PGA Tour Meeting & more | THE MLOG PODCAST EP200

EPISODE 200 We reflect on a handful of the moments in the first 200 Episodes and then quickly move onto chatting about The BMW, The Tour Championships, PGA Tour & LIV Chat, and much more. Thank you to each and everyone of you who tune in week in week out. It means the world to us.

1h 18m
Aug 23, 2022
Willie Z Wins. Rossco Returns. Cams Ca-Fuffle. Discord Dialogue | THE MLOG PODCAST EP199

This week Mike and Ross catch up and talk on a heap of hot golf topics.   From __ __   Really Appreciate you tuning in. Check Out the MLOG DISCORD Check Out the MLOG YOUTUBE Check Out the MLOG Insta

1h 24m
Aug 16, 2022
Scotland Diary 2 - The AIG Womens Open. Cazoo, Wyndham, Nett Club Champs | THE MLOG PODCAST EP198

WE BACK AT THE AIG WOMENS OPEN Rossco checks back in sitting in his car in St Andrews after a week's break for the team and updates on his visit to Muirfield and plants the seed of a team tour to Liverpool for the 151st open. ( Accent impression work required ) The boys take over to run through the week on tour. Cheers for tuning in. Don't forget to jump in the discord.

1h 13m
Aug 08, 2022
Scotland Diary 1.0 Amazing Experiences, People & Golf - Rocket & Magic Review | THE MLOG PODCAST EP197

Scotland Diary 1.0 and 3M Wrap The lads finally connect time zones to get a download on the golf and trip so far. Some amazing experiences, people and golf. Mike's tips continue to deliver, hope you are following along. DISCORDENTER HERE YOUTUBE SUBSCRIBE  

1h 13m
Jul 25, 2022
Industry Insider - The TaylorMade Tour Van at the 150th Open Championship(Video Audio) | THE MLOG PODCAST EP 196

Inside The TaylorMade Tour Van We were lucky enough to get a behind-the-scenes tour of the TaylorMade Tour Van at the 150th Open  Championship on the morning of the Final Round. ( Video is on Drummond Golf YouTube ) While we were there, Rory's manager Shaun and Tommy's caddie Finno dropped by. It was fantastic to have Alex Marine from the TaylorMade Tour team show us around on a busy day.  

Jul 23, 2022
The 150th Open Review - Cam ” Claret Jug” Smith reigns supreme at The Home of Golf | THE MLOG PODCAST EP1955

Rocket and Magic digest the 150th Open  Another amazing week for Australian Golf with Cam Smith lifting the Claret Jug. The dream team are at the helm for this ep and they give us their shakedown on one of the great weeks in Major Golf, on what was to prove to be a monumental week for Cameron Smith and Australian Mens Golf.

1h 29m
Jul 19, 2022
The 150th Open Championship Preview with Magic & Rocket | EP 194

The 150th Open Championship Preview Hosted by Rocket and Magic Another stellar performance by the guys as they dive into the data to preview this most important and special of all major championships. We hope you enjoy some of our extended coverage of the activities surrounding the 150th Open at St Andrews.

1h 8m
Jul 13, 2022
Matt Griffin prepares for The 150th Open Championship at St Andrews - MLOG OPEN SPECIAL

Matt Griffin  I have been lucky enough to have gotten to know Matt Griffin the last few years and he exemplifies the term professional.   As a golfer playing on the Japan Tour it has been without its challenges the last few years, however, come Feb 2022 and the opportunity to compete in the VIC Open, well there was an additional incentive for players. Courtesy of the R&A passing over 3 x Qualification spots to the 150th Open to the VIC Open, well let's just say the intensity rose a little. Matt Griffin claimed 3rd place and a chance to represent at the 150th Open Championship being held this week at St Andrews. This is a recording of our catch up which took place after Matt had enjoyed 18 holes playing The Old Course.   You can see the Front Nine Video HereOutward 9 You can see the Back Nine Video HereInward 9 

Jul 12, 2022