Chasin' Birdies

Booking a tee time with top athletes from the NHL, NFL, or with headlining musicians from the country music scene isn't easy. But we can give you the next best thing! Join avid golfers Jonathan Pepe and Ryan Bashour as they interact with professionals from other sports and industries, discussing their love for the game of golf and what keeps them coming back to the links again and again. Expect light-hearted interviews, tons of golf stories, and how they're doing on their own quest of chasin' birdies. Engaging episodes come out every two weeks. Partners of the Podcast include Nemacolin Resort, Bettinardi Golf, Holderness & Bourne, and Links Brewing.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 55 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 20 hours 57 minutes

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episode 22: Caddie Perspectives with Joe Skovron


People of the universe…we are stoked to bring you this new episode of Chasin’ Birdies. Today’s guest is well-known on the PGA Tour. Not because of his driving distance or putting skills but because of his being a top-tier caddie for Rickie Fowler and Tom Kim. Joe Skovron joins us today to talk about golf..and more golf.

We open up the episode by diving into Joe’s early career and how he linked up with Rickie Fowler...


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episode 21: Writin’, Sippin’, & Chasin’ - Cole Taylor


Cole Taylor has written songs for some big country artists. Cole Swindell, Jason Aldean, and Florida Georgia Line, just to name a few. He does, however, try to write a few birdies on the scorecard from time to time.

We open up the interview and learn a little more about Cole. Growing up in Georgia and already friends with Cole Swindell, he had music in his blood. Coming up 13 hours short of his degree, he rounded up some money and moved to Nashville...


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episode 20: An Up n’ Down To Save Life - Damon West


We all love to chase birdies on the course. Like golf, life has its ups and downs. That’s the case for Damon West. Author of “The Coffee Bean,” Damon has positively impacted thousands of people after his life was changed while in prison.

The episode opens up with us diving into Damon’s early life. A football QB, Damon found himself addicted to drugs. While in some trouble with the law due to a criminal organization he was behind, his life was unraveling...


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 2022-10-27  1h5m
 
 

episode 19: Sean Covich - The Start of WVU Golf


In a world that’s full of competition, it’s hard enough to keep your squad relevant in the college sports world. It’s even harder to build a program from scratch…and only have one year to recruit. That’s exactly what Sean Covich had to do when he was hired to head up the Men’s Golf program at WVU. Work in a cubicle, recruit and be ready for Fall golf in twelve months. 

We open up the episode and learn a little more about Sean...


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 2022-10-13  1h9m
 
 

episode 18: The Wiz Show - James Wisniewski


This week’s guest is no different than our past guests on Chasin’ Birdies…well, maybe he is. James Wisniewski joins us on this week’s episode of Chasin’ Birdies to talk about all things golf, hockey, gambling, and more! Hailing from Sherwood Country Club, James stays chasin’ birdies on the reg. 

We open up the episode and dive into some hockey talk. James had a phenomenal career in the NHL playing in over 550 games...


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 2022-09-29  1h1m
 
 

episode 17: Steele Creation - Roger Steele Open Talk


As we open up the episode, we admit that Roger was hard to nail down..and we weren’t kidding! We are stoked to have Roger on today’s episode of Chasin’ Birdies to talk all things life and golf with Roger.

We start off by diving into Roger’s beginning into the game of golf. His Father was a big influence on his love for the game. Growing up outside of Chicago led to many opportunities surrounding golf...


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 2022-09-15  55m
 
 

episode 16: Mark Brant - Air Force Special Warfare x TOUR Chaser


We have a special episode drop of Chasin’ Birdies today with Mark Brant. We need to pay homage to the troops and those who protect this great Country, and no better way to show that love than with a guy whose golf career came AFTER the military. 

We open up the episode and discuss with Mark his college days at Murray State and how he transitioned over to the Air Force Special Warfare division. A Pararescueman (aka PJ) is not the route everyone wants to take...


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 2022-09-05  1h1m
 
 

episode 15: 2022 U.S. Amateur Runner-Up - Ben Carr


Every now and then, we like to bring on a guest who’s either a pro golfer or one that is a helluva lot better than us two. Today’s guest accomplishes just that. We welcome Ben Carr on today’s episode of Chasin’ Birdies. The Georgia Southern 5th-year senior battled hard in the U.S. Amateur Championship, where he ended up losing 1-down to Sam Bennett...


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 2022-09-01  52m
 
 

episode 14: Puck Chasin’ x Birdie Makin’ - Haydn Fleury


We’ve had a good run with all our NHL buds..and this one is no different. We welcome Haydn Fleury on this week’s episode. The newly signed Tampa Bay Lightning joins us to talk golf, Ireland, and what’s going on in his world.

We open up the episode and talk about where Haydn grew up in Western Canada. Hockey was innately in his blood, and it wasn’t too long after before golf was, too. We talk about his new deal he just inked and how his golf game is going to shape up down in Tampa...


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 2022-08-18  52m
 
 

episode 13: ‘22 WV State AM Champ - Noah Mullens


The bottom line is this: we all love golf. Whether we’re interviewing a country singer or an athlete, golf always is the common denominator. Although you may not know our guest this week, it’s apparent his golf game is up to par.

We welcome Noah Mullens onto this week’s show. The 2022 West Virginia State Amateur Champion sealed the victory at The Greenbrier by firing a four-round total score of -5. He definitely chased birdies…and caught them...


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 2022-08-11  43m