The Yolk with Doak

A listener-driven Q&A series with golf course architect, writer and historian: Tom Doak

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These podcasts can't happen without your questions! Whether you are just getting into architecture or a full-blown nerd, we want to hear from you. Use the form below to ask questions for upcoming episodes, and we will do our best to get to them. 

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Episode 1: Golf Course Architecture 101

We introduce the new podcast series and dive into your questions about design, architecture principles and historic designs.

Episode 2: Waialae, Raynor and the Sony Open

The PGA Tour heads to Seth Raynor's Waialae C.C. in January. Tom answers questions surrounding template holes, Waialae's restorations, and classic architecture's chances against the modern PGA Tour player.

Episode 3: Streamsong Blue

We dive into one of Tom's more popular designs, Streamsong Blue. Have a question about a specific hole, green or bunker? Ask away and get your answers.

Episode 4: A discourse on the desert

There are a lot of options for golf in the desert. We answer questions about Arizona, Vegas and Palm Springs courses and building golf courses in the desert.

More episodes to be announced at a later date.

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