BCSBALL.com is also a huge golf fan, specifically of Texas golf. Texas Links On The Air is hosted by long-time friend Pat Wheeler and covers the Texas golf scene in a unique way. Each Saturday morning at 8 AM (CT), Pat and co-host George Machock host Texas Links On the Air, a live radio program aired on Big D’s Talk (KBDT 1160-AM) out of Dallas. You can listen on-line live at www.bigdtalk.com or here’s archived repeats of this great radio show. Enjoy!!
We have a special guest today on Texas Links on the Air — former host of Morning Drive on the Golf Channel — Gary Williams of Charlotte, NC.
Texas Links on the Air takes a road trip to Hot Springs Village in the beautiful hills of Arkansas for a visit with Rick Maxey, John Paul, Scott Adams and The Traveling Golfer Chuck Miller.
March Madness is in full swing and so is golf in Texas. Texas Links on the Air checks in with George Machock of Austin as the PGA Tour hits town next week at Austin Country Club for the WGC Dell Match Play Championship. Then we visit with Longview’s Kyle Adams about his stirring win at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am a month ago in Northern California
Pat’s special guests are Pete League of Austin to talk about hickory golf — going back to the beginning of the game via Scotland and the sheep and the rabbits. There is now a dedicated group of hickory clubs golfers. Then, second half, a more serious discussion of how golf is helping our military vets cope with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) with Chris Tascione of Keller.
Two special guests today on Texas Links on the Air — a senior golf champion Gary Durbin of Houston and 15-year-old Avery Zweig of McKinney, proving golf is a game for all ages. Gary is hosting the Champions Cup in Houston next month while Avery is headed to Augusta National for the women’s amateur there that precedes the Masters
“Front Row Seat,” An Hour With Former Dallas Chaparrals and San Antonio Spurs announcer Terry Stembridge.”
Pat Wheeler welcomes Ron Prichard to Texas Links on the Air to talk about his intriguing life of work in the course building industry that dates back to trips to Scotland in the early 1970s. Ron has worked on courses in Texas such as Texarkana Country Club, Hollytree and Lakeside Country Club, all the while meeting people like Earl Campbell and his mother Ann in East Texas and American icon Robert Frost while in college in Vermont.
Pat’s guest is quintessential Dallas golf pro, Gilbert Freeman. We will talk growing up in Big D, playing college golf at McLennan County JC and SMU and then DAC, El Dorado, Prestonwood, Lakewood Country Club and much more.
(Joined shortly after opening) Playing on a well conditioned course makes golf enjoyable and should never be taken for granted. There is so much involved in maintaining a quality course and we will learn about it this Saturday on Texas Links on the Air. Our guest is Bob Randquist, the chief operating officer of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. Bob is the former superintendent at prestigious Southern Hills in Tulsa, site of this year’s PGA Championship.
A crackerjack opening show for 2022 on Texas Links on the Air with New York historian Jeff Martin our guest to share his knowledge and in-depth study of Ben Hogan, perhaps the greatest golfer of all time. Hogan of Fort Worth won all three majors he entered in 1953, including the British Open on his only trip “across the pond.”
An archive visit with Texas legend Jacky Cupit, a 4-time PGA Tour winner who along with Arnold Palmer, lost a three-way playoff to Julius Boros in the 1963 US Open.
Pat’s final live show of the year featuring special guests Dan Daly and George Machock discussing the amazing and delightful return of Tiger Woods to golf this weekend. Amazing recovery from his near fatal car crash and delightful pairing with his 12-year-old son Charlie at the PNC Father-Son tourney.
Pat’s guest is John Gerring from Jay Haas’s teaching center and Club Champion site in Greenville, SC. (some technical issues caused only the final 35 minutes to be recorded, but still good tips)
In an archived show, Pat visits with golfing great and former British Open Champ Tom Weiskopf.
Pat talks amateur golf, especially the Mid South Cup matches played often at Texarkana Country Club during the 70s and 80s.. Our special guests Wyn Norwood on the phone from Little Rock and Lloyd Hughes in the studio
Pat visits with Former Houston Golf Assn. Media Director Burt Darden about the Houston Open and it’s history and Houston Golf history.
Pat Visits with former SMU football star Danny Thomas talking about football and golf. Danny also won a lot of amateur tournaments including the Champions Cup at Champions Golf Club in Houston (back in the day).
Pat visits with Houston Golf Writer David Bailey about best courses in Texas
Pat talks to Gary Durbin about Senior Golf , Champions Golf Club and more..
Pat visits with “The Little Pro” Hal McCommas about Dallas Golf History.
Pat talks Ryder Cup with former PGA President and rules chairman Joe Black.
Pat visits with Roy Pace of Longview on the first half and Michael Costello of Houston and the Evans Scholarship Fund.
Pat & George Talk World Amateur Golf with Chuck Helum and Stephen Hodge
Malcolm Holland talks Fed-Ex, Bryson, PGA Tour and more…
Southwest Conference Golf History.. Couples, Stewart, Nantz, etc
Talking Morris Williams, Jr. with Billy Clagett