On ShackHouse Episode 12, I discuss with Joe House his hometown's full-field Quicken Loans National, won in thrilling fashion by Billy Hurley over a diverse leaderboard, as contrasted with the no-cut, world ranking points-grab that is this week's WGC Bridgestone. We also discuss the latest news on Olympic golf and the continued chatter over the Dustin Johnson episode.
But best of all we bring you a chat with world No. 5 Henrik Stenson, fresh off his BMW International win and a favorite for The Open Championship at Royal Troon. Stenson discusses the state of his game, playing two tours, managing his body at the age of 40, excitement for the Olympics (yes, he's all in), and Dustin Johnson's win at the U.S. Open.
We kept things pretty straightforward but if you want to enjoy Stenson's lighter side, check out this recent video where Stenson must use his favorite club to hit shots within a designated target area or be forced to answer uncomfortable questions.
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