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Moments That Matter

In each of our lives, there are standout Moments That Matter. We launched a 10-part series where 15 Hall of Famers share some of the most inspirational stories from on and off the course.


Episode 1 – Miracle at Merion
June 10, 2020

In our first episode, Mark O’Meara recounts one of the greatest sports stories from one of the greatest golfers, Ben Hogan. June 10 marks the 70th anniversary of Hogan’s legendary 1-iron shot to force a playoff at the U.S. Open Championship… which he went on to win.

EPISODE 1: Moments That Matter | Miracle at Merion
EPISODE 1 AFTER-SHOW: Mark O’Meara

Episode 2 – Lessons from Dad
June 16, 2020

“Don’t start something you can’t finish.” These are the words that stuck in Hale Irwin’s head when he thought of withdrawing from the 1976 Florida Citrus Open. And those words from his father helped shape one of the defining moments in his Hall of Fame career. Thanks, Dad.

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EPISODE 2: Moments That Matter | Lessons from Dad
EPISODE 2 AFTER-SHOW: Hale Irwin

Episode 3 – Sir Nick’s Inspiration at The Open
June 23, 2020

Sir Nick Faldo was feeling the pressure in the final round of the 1992 Open Championship. With a little bit of self-belief, Sir Nick describes the exact moment he turned his game around to take home the Claret Jug.

EPISODE 3: Moments That Matter | Sir Nick’s Inspiration at The Open
EPISODE 3 AFTER-SHOW: Sir Nick Faldo

Episode 4 – Patriotism and Pride at Ryder Cup
June 30, 2020

Pride for your country runs deep for Davis Love III, Curtis Strange and Larry Nelson, especially when they’re playing in the Ryder Cup. Hear some of their greatest moments from Team USA.

EPISODE 4: Moments That Matter | Patriotism and Pride at Ryder Cup

Episode 5 – Lorena Ochoa: A Champion’s Commitment
July 7, 2020

When she was just a young girl, Lorena Ochoa had the drive to succeed. She didn’t want to just play golf; she wanted to win. Mission accomplished, Lorena.

EPISODE 5: Moments That Matter | A Champion’s Commitment
EPISODE 5 AFTER-SHOW: Lorena Ochoa

Episode 6 – The 5-Pound Nicklaus Note
July 14, 2020

Only two living people have their likeness on British currency: Queen Elizabeth II and Jack Nicklaus. The Golden Bear has accrued a laundry list of accomplishments including 18 Majors and 73 PGA TOUR wins, but this honor is perhaps the most unique.

EPISODE 6: Moments That Matter | The 5-Pound Nicklaus Note
EPISODE 6 AFTER-SHOW: Sandy Lyle

Episode 7 – Bernhard’s Battle Back

You may know him as the winningest Senior Major Champion, 2-time Masters victor, and the first German in the World Golf Hall of Fame. But what you might not know is that Bernhard Langer almost never began his legendary golf career.

EPISODE 7: Moments That Matter | Bernhard’s Battle Back

Episode 8 – The Honest Truth

“Winning meant the world to me, but doing the right thing was more important.” Tune in now to hear Meg Mallon, Lee Trevino and Hale Irwin share some of the most critical moments in their careers when HONESTY became more important than winning.

EPISODE 8 After Show: Meg Mallon

Episode 9 – Letters from Arnie

A personal, handwritten letter from Arnold Palmer is one of the most coveted mementos in the game of golf. Listen in as Ray Floyd, Larry Nelson, Davis Love III and Mark O’Meara share the moments in their careers when they received their letters from The King.