Ed Talks

Ed Talks US Amateur

24 players all tied for 1 available spot! On the latest segment of Ed Talks, we hear the play-by-play on how this year U.S. Amateur finally settled its field of 64. It was an epic playoff and our very own Ed Gowan was intimately involved.

Match Play & Karma
The fun parts of governing match play – did you know there’s no score cards in match play? Oh, and you better make sure your ball isn’t in the hole before you decide to secretly drop another.

President Trump at the U.S. Women’s Open
Secret Service, Tommy Bahama shirts, hidden machine guns, rare coins, and stellar play at the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open. AGA Executive Director Ed Gowan reflects on his experience at the 2017 Women’s Open and finishes the segment by fixing your questions about broken equipment during play.

Random Rules Situations
AGA Executive Director Ed Gowan sits down with the Breaking Par TV crew to share some interesting tidbits on some rather random ruling situations inside the latest edition of Ed Talks

Stories from the US Open
For the 34th time, Ed returns with a couple interesting stories from the U.S. Open. We hear about J.B. Holmes having to split the difference around the 7th green, and a young, up-and-coming amateur helps showcase a burrowing animal situation.

Debunking Rules Myths
What do you do when you accidentally knock a golf ball from its tee? Who goes first around the greens? Do you really know what attending the flag stick means? Ed Gowan, Executive Director of the Arizona Golf Association debunks a few rules myths…and shares a pretty entertaining story about Jack Nicklaus.