The Hank Haney Podcast

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Hank Haney gives his direct and powerful opinion on the biggest topics in the game of golf. It’s time you heard an honest and compelling judgement about the sport you love! Will Tiger catch Jack? How elite is Brooks Koepka? Hear Hank break down and analyze the biggest names in the sport. Also, take Hank on the course with you! Hank will help you improve your game with knowledge and experience that he’s gained being surrounded by the best.

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Ep. 713: Double Dip

Hank Haney explains the real reason PGA TOUR players don't want LIV Golf players coming back onto the PGA TOUR and playing in those events. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

21m
Aug 10
Ep. 712: The influence of the Presidents Cup

Hank Haney shares how "good guy" Davis Love III has become the voice for the PGA TOUR and Presidents Cup. Hank explains why the Presidents Cup doesn't have any influence over the top players in the world. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29m
Aug 08
Ep. 711: Hank vs. hater

Hank Haney shares a story about how a subscriber and hater of the one-shot-slice-fix reached out and explained that the product didn't work for him, so Hank decided to do something about it. Check out the podcast to find out what happened. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33m
Aug 05
Ep. 710: Why are you mishitting your driver?

In this episode, Hank Haney runs through several reasons why you might be mishitting your driver and then he offers fixes to improve your shot off the tee. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

24m
Aug 03
Ep. 709: Money vs. Trophies

First, Hank Haney wonders why the world golf rankings would want to exclude some of the best players in the world and then he explains why the attraction of major championships and the Ryder Cup is not as alluring as you might think. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22m
Aug 02
Ep. 708: Bubble boys; Stenson defends decision; Cremation or Burial

First, the Great Predictor Steve Johnson and Minnesota Tim look at players near the top-125 list in the FedExCup race and then they react to Henrik Stenson's latest comments defending his decision to join LIV Golf. Later, Steve shares why Charles Barkley and LIV Golf made a good decision by passing and then Minnesota Tim finds out just how valuable the players at LIV Golf are. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40m
Jul 29
Ep. 707: Easy decision for Henrik Stenson

First, Hank explains what the key motivation is behind most decisions made in professional sports and then he shares why it was an obvious decision for Stenson to join LIV, despite losing the Ryder Cup captaincy.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

19m
Jul 27
Ep. 706: Don't doubt Greg Norman

First, Hank Haney compares players featured on PGA TOUR LIVE to players signing deals with LIV Golf, and then Hank explains when we'll see the next wave of players sign with LIV Golf. Later, Hank points out that although Greg Norman gets made fun of a lot, he's a smart businessman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

21m
Jul 25
Ep. 705: Different strokes for different folks

First, the Great Predictor Steve Johnson and Minnesota Tim discuss the legendary 3M Open, Hideki Matsuyama's slow takeaway, and gearing up for the FedExCup playoff race. Later, the guys share their reaction on the latest wave of players to join LIV Golf and then they share their take on Charles Barkley potentially joining LIV Golf. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Jul 22
Ep. 704: Tiger Woods' awful performance at St. Andrews

First, Hank Haney explains why he was surprised by Tiger Woods' open championship performance. Hank shares why he thought Tiger could contend in the Open and then he dives into what could be next for Tiger. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

24m
Jul 21
Ep. 703: Open Championship notebook

First, Hank Haney runs through his notebook of thoughts from the Open Championship which includes analysis of Rory McIlroy's final round, Cameron Smith's putting statistics and a common theme from major championships this year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22m
Jul 19
Ep. 702: Cameron Smith steals Open Championship from Rory

First, Hank Haney reacts to Cameron Smith's come-from-behind victory to win his first major championship and then he explains how Smith did that. Later, Hank also provides reasons behind believing that Cameron Smith is the best putter in the world, right now.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25m
Jul 18
Ep. 701: Tiger or Duval; DadChelor party; NBA tryout

First, the Great Predictor Steve Johnson and Minnesota Tim discuss if Tiger Woods or David Duval will have the better Open Championship finish and then the guys compare conditions in St. Andrews to golf courses in America. Later, the Great Predictor describes what a DadChelor party is and then Minnesota Tim shares his tryout video for the Minnesota Timberwolves. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40m
Jul 15
Ep. 700: Open Championship experience & favorites

First, Hank Haney explains why luck is such a major factor in deciding the winner of the Open Championship and then Hank runs through his list of favorites to win and also suggests a few names you should stay away from at the Open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

23m
Jul 13
Ep. 699: Tiger's chances at St. Andrews; Recalling Tiger's win in 2005

First, Hank Haney explains why there could be some magic left for Tiger Woods at the Home of Golf and then he reminisces on Tiger Woods' major championship victory at St. Andrews in 2005. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

21m
Jul 12
Ep. 698: Floodgates opening after Open Championship

First, Hank Haney explains why the floodgates will open for LIV Golf after the last major championship of the year and then he noticed how the narrative has started to shift after the JP McManus Pro-Am. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27m
Jul 11
Ep. 697: Will Tiger say "ADIOS MOFO's" after St. Andrews?

First, the Great Predictor reacts to Minnesota Tim's sermon (1:00) and then the Great Predictor shares a strong feeling he has about Tiger Woods (14:00). Later, the guys explain why the PGA TOUR has hypocrisy in their decision making and then they finish up talking about Steve's surprise trip to Ohio. (27:00). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

44m
Jul 08
Ep. 696: Tiger's JP McManus Pro-Am performance

First, Hank Haney shares how JP McManus received his amazing reputation in the game of golf (1:00) and then Hank reacts to Tiger Woods' performance in the JP McManus Pro-Am (16:00). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27m
Jul 06
Ep. 695: Exhibitions

First, Hank Haney wonders how his Twitter got hacked and then he shares the negative impacts of LIV Golf (1:00). Later, Hank explains what the term "exhibition" means.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

21m
Jul 05
Ep. 694: Appreciate the junk; LIV Golf's big advantage

First, the Great Predictor speaks Minnesota Tim's slice into existence (1:00) and then Minnesota Tim shares why LIV Golf has an advantage over the PGA TOUR (12:00). Later, the Great Predictor and Minnesota Tim finish up talking about the potential end to Tiger Woods' career, Rory McIlroy's motor and a good piece of junk. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Jul 01
Ep. 693: LIV Golf has become the biggest story in sports

In this episode, Hank Haney explains why the PGA TOUR's opportunities for players aren't enticing enough to make them stay away from LIV Golf. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27m
Jun 30
Ep. 692: PGA TOUR's response to LIV Golf

First, Hank Haney wonders where the PGA TOUR got more money from to increase purses or if the money has been there the entire time (1:00). And then Hank explains how professional golf is becoming more and more a players league (22:00).  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

39m
Jun 29
Ep. 691: Lexi Thompson's costly yips; Padraig's strategy; Xander's W

First, Hank Haney addresses Lexi Thompson's struggle in the final round with the yips (1:00) and then he dives into Padraig Harrington's key to success in the PGA TOUR champions major championship (11:00). Later, Hank reacts to Xander Schauffele's first individual PGA TOUR victory since 2019 and also has some things to say about Sahith Theegala's 18th hole meltdown (16:00). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

28m
Jun 27
Ep. 690: Welcome to the Club; Get your a$$ kicked

First, the Great Predictor Steve Johnson welcomes Minnesota Tim to the exclusive club of fatherhood (1:00) and then the Great Predictor explains why he has no interest in playing Brookline, the site where the U.S. Open was held (10:00). Later, the guys discuss the hypocrisy surrounding the LIV Golf tour (32:00). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

47m
Jun 24
Ep. 689: LIV Golf signs superstar, Brooks Koepka

In this episode, Hank Haney reacts to Brooks Koepka signing with LIV Golf and then he talks about the PGA TOUR's response to keep the top players satisfied. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

23m
Jun 24
Ep. 688: Who's next to join LIV Golf?

First, Hank Haney addresses why LIV Golf has done a good job of getting recognizable golfers to join their tour (1:00) and then Hank wonders what the next move will be for the DP World Tour (6:00). Later, Hank lists some of the names that might be next to join LIV Golf (18:00). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

24m
Jun 23
Ep. 687: The PGA TOUR's massive mistake

First, Hank Haney explains why players shouldn't feel indebted to the PGA TOUR (1:00) and then Hank shares his thoughts on how the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup influenced players decisions (11:00). Later, Hank finishes up talking about a massive mistake the PGA TOUR made that could have prevented players from joining another league (17:00). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

23m
Jun 22
Ep. 686: Matthew Fitzpatrick conquers U.S. Open

First, Hank reacts to how the USGA setup the U.S. Open (1:00) and then he explains how Matthew Fitzpatrick's break on 18 helped him win the U.S. Open (5:00). Later, Hank shares how Fitzpatrick accomplished his first major championship (13:00) and then Hank wonders if the floodgates will open for Fitzpatrick (18:00). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22m
Jun 20
Ep. 685: U.S. Open RD-3 preview

In this episode, Hank Haney looks at which players are most likely to win the U.S. Open and then he responds to the notable names that missed the cut. Hank also looks at how Rory McIlroy has put himself into position to win and then he explains why the top eight entering round-3 is going to be where the winner comes from. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

21m
Jun 18
Ep. 684: How Rory McIlroy could win the U.S. Open

First, Hank looks at how Rory McIlroy could win the U.S. Open (1:00) and then he dives into his list of favorites after the first round (5:00). Hank finishes up talking about some of his favorite clips from the announcers after the first round of the U.S. Open (12:00).  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22m
Jun 17