Prime Sports Golf: Shriners Hospitals Open podcast

November 2, 2016

Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, where the PGA Tour’s annual Las Vegas stop has crowned 10 first-time winners in the past 14 years. They also examine the Turkish Airlines Open, which begins the European Tour’s Final Series but is without Rory McIlroy and other top names.  

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Prime Sports Golf: WGC HSBC Champions podcast

October 25, 2016

Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the WGC HSBC Champions as the world’s top names gather for the final World Golf Championships event of 2016. Rory McIlroy, who won the FedExCup a little over a month ago, joins all four major champions to head the field in China.  

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Prime Sports Golf: CIMB Classic podcast

October 18, 2016

Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the CIMB Classic as the PGA Tour begins its annual two-week fall swing through Asia. U.S. Ryder Cup heroes Patrick Reed and Ryan Moore, who posted the clinching point at Hazeltine, help headline the field in Malaysia.  

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Prime Sports Golf: Safeway Open podcast

October 12, 2016

Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the Safeway Open as the 2016-17 PGA Tour season gets underway with a return to Silverado Resort in California. Though the anticipated return of Tiger Woods didn’t pan out as hoped, the field still boasts Ryder Cup winners Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar, along with a resurgent Paul Casey.  

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The Sports Section: Oct. 4 podcast

October 4, 2016

Greg DePalma is joined by Ross Benjamin for an in-depth look at the baseball playoffs, which begin Tuesday night with the AL wild-card game. Can the Boston Red Sox give David Ortiz one more ring as a sendoff, or perhaps San Francisco will put another wild card in the World Series. PSN managing editor Jeff Shain also reviews the Ryder Cup fireworks.  

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Prime Sports Golf: Ryder Cup podcast

September 29, 2016

Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the 41st Ryder Cup matches at Hazeltine National in Minnesota. Europe has won the past three Cups and six of the past seven, though this year’s roster sends six Ryder Cup rookies into battle with a veteran (and hungry) U.S. squad.  

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The Sports Section: Sept. 27 podcast

September 27, 2016

The Ryder Cup and World Cup of Hockey share the spotlight, as Greg DePalma welcomes in PSN hockey analyst Jan Levine and managing editor Jeff Shain to discuss the week’s two marquee events. Europe is a decided underdog in both: To heavyweight Canada on the ice, and to a veteran U.S. team on the fairways of Hazeltine.  

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Prime Sports Golf: Tour Championship podcast

September 21, 2016

Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the Tour Championship as the FedExCup playoffs reach their traditional finale at East Lake. Each of the past six East Lake winners has taken home both trophies, including Jordan Spieth last year.  

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Prime Sports Golf: BMW Championship podcast

September 7, 2016

Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the BMW Championship as the FedExCup playoffs shift to Crooked Stick for their next-to-last event. Rory McIlroy, who captured the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday, won the last time the event was at Crooked Stick.  

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Prime Sports Golf: Deutsche Bank Champ. podcast

September 1, 2016

Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, take a look at the developing Ryder Cup rosters with Darren Clarke’s European roster already fully set. They’ll also preview the Deutsche Bank Championship, as Rickie Fowler defends hit title in the second event of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup playoffs.  

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