Ru Macdonald - Scottish Golf Podcast show

Ru Macdonald - Scottish Golf Podcast

Summary: Planning a Scotland golf trip? Ru Macdonald inspires & educates golfers one episode at a time.

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 Tom Morris and Young Tommy with Stephen Proctor | #OldTom200 | Episode 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:52

Author and golf historian Stephen Proctor joins the podcast to discuss the life of Young Tommy Morris and how golf’s first superstar shaped Old Tom Morris the Father. Tommy’s approach... Read More

 Prestwick and The Open with Geoff Shackelford | #OldTom200 | Episode 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:41

Geoff Shackelford shares why Prestwick Golf Club is a must visit and what makes The Open Championship so special. Geoff’s Top 3 Tom Morris golf courses Prestwick GC Cruden Bay... Read More

 The fight to save Coul Links | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:11

Plans for a Mike Keiser, Bill Coore designed championship links golf course two miles north of Royal Dornoch may have been rejected by the Scottish Government in February 2020 but... Read More

 A Scottish Golf Trip with Walker Trolleys Founder Brad Payne | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:21

When former Apple employee Brad Payne embarked on his first golf trip to Scotland in 2018 he would return to California with more than memories and some new Pro Shop... Read More

 Playing Scotland in a camper van with Sam Cooper | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:17

The podcast is back – promise! Last year Royal Liverpool GC member Sam Cooper converted a camper van, grabbed his golf clubs and headed to Scotland’s southwest coast with his... Read More

 Scotland’s Western Isles with Stuart Kerr | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:46

Content creator Stuart Kerr shares his recent Scottish golf trip to the Scottish Western Isles that he took with his friend Erik Anders Lang. The man behind the camera for... Read More

 Evalu18 with founder Jasper Miners | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:03

Ru Macdonald sits down with Jasper Miners of Evalu18, a new and exciting website devoted to the great golf courses in the UK & Ireland. The site offers a range... Read More

 Cycling Scotland’s golf courses | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:57

It was a golf trip unlike any other. German cycling enthusiast Heiko Krakau combined his two loves – golf and cycling and headed to Scotland on an incredible trip that... Read More

 The Life of Tom Morris with Roger McStravick | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:37

Ru Macdonald is joined by St Andrews based golf historian and award-winning author Roger McStravick as the pair delve deep into the life of Tom Morris. Roger’s debut book St... Read More

 Planning a Scottish golf trip from Australia with Ross Flannigan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:51

On this week’s episode Australian based Scot Ross Flannigan, host of the My Love of Golf Podcast shares his recent golf trip to Scotland’s Golf Coast – East Lothian. View... Read More

 Playing the Old Course in reverse with Jamie Kennedy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:29

Director of Social Media and Content, GOLFTV Jamie Kennedy relives his recent experience playing the Old Course, St Andrews… backward!   For a more detailed description of the reverse routing... Read More

 Askernish with Brett Hochstein | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:15

Golf architect Brett Hochstein joins Ru to talk about his recent blog series ‘Askernish After 10 years’, a detailed account of a college field assignment that would go onto inspire... Read More

 Less is more – Playing Hidden Gems in Scotland | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:01

Are we seeing a move to more unconventional golf trips to Scotland? On his first visit to Scotland 27-year-old American Jake Hartsell and his father Jim took the less travelled... Read More

 Dumbarnie Golf Links – Scotland’s newest links golf course | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:37

On this week’s episode host Ru Macdonald is joined by Dumbarnie Golf Links General Manager David Scott to discuss the new course on the outskirts of St. Andrews. For more... Read More

 Reliving Scotland’s Great Open Championship Moments with Golf Photographer Matthew Harris | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:48

Golf photographer Matthew Harris has covered every Open Championship for the last 36 years. He joins host Ru Macdonald to relive his favourite ‘Scottish’ Open Championship moments. Be sure to... Read More


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