The Long and Short of It

In - depth chats with some of golf's biggest names hosted by Simon Hill, Dylan Rogers and Dale Hayes
Monthly English South Africa Golf
26 Episodes
1 – 20

Justin Walters

With over 20 years of tour experience under the belt, Justin Walters is a pro's pro. He's also more than just a golfer having started Birdies 4 Rhinos with his good friend and equally passionate nature lover, Dean Burmester. In this episode brought to you by Blair Atholl Golf and…
5 Feb 50 min

David Feherty

David Feherty needs little introduction. But we'll give him one anyway. An iconic golf commentator, Feherty has been witness and provided his unique analysis to some of the most iconic moments in the game over the last 30 years. In this episode he talks candidly about a chequered past, his…
14 Dec 2022 53 min

Tony Johnstone

In this episode, brought to you by Blair Atholl Golf and Equestrian Estate, the guys catch up with one of the most well known voices in the game - Tony Johnstone. Ever the entertainer, Johnstone harks back to when he accidentally knocked Brandon Stone's mom out cold, the time he…
21 Sep 2022 1 hr 02 min

Shaun Norris Talks LIV Golf

In this episode, Simon and Dylan catch up with LIV golfer, Shaun Norris, to get his thoughts and perspectives on what is certainly the hottest (and most contentious!) topic dominating the game at the moment.
28 Jun 2022 26 min

Nick Price

You'll have to go a long way before you'll find a bad word uttered about Nick Price. Apart from being a 3 - time Major champion and former world number one, he's also one of the nicest people you'd ever wish to meet or speak to. In this episode, Nick…
20 May 2022 1 hr 06 min

Gary Player

Gary Player is, without doubt, South Africa's greatest ever sportsman. His record of 9 Majors and 160 professional wins speaks for itself. Recently, however, life hasn't exactly been plain sailing for the 86 year old, In this episode we caught up with him at Masters week to talk about it…
22 Apr 2022 52 min

Denis Hutchinson

Golf lovers around the world have come to know the dulcet tones of Denis Hutchinson. 'Hutch', as he is affectionately known, was not only the voice of golf in South Africa for many years, but was also a great player in his time, winning the SA Open as an amateur…
16 Mar 2022 1 hr 05 min

David Leadbetter

In this episode of The Long and Short of It in partnership with Blair Atholl Golf and Equestrian Estate, Dale chats to world - renowned golf instructor, David Leadbetter, about his rise to teaching stardom, his approach to coaching and working with some of the best the game has produced
24 Feb 2022 1 hr 15 min

Jaime Diaz - 43rd Ryder Cup Preview

Jaime Diaz is, without doubt, one of the game's most respected voices. A 10-time Golf Writers Association of America Award winner, he was the recipient of the PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism in 2012 and, in 2014, was recognised by Jack Nicklaus as the recipient of the Memorial Golf…
19 Sep 2021 32 min

Tony Jacklin

Tony Jacklin is an Open and US Open champion ('69 and '70) as well as 4 - time Ryder Cup captain. Fair to say he was one of the biggest names in world golf at the time. Many, however, will remember him for the famous 'concession' putt at the 1969…
8 Sep 2021 1 hour

Sam Torrance

Sam Torrance is one of the game's great characters. He was also a seriously good player with 44 professional wins in a career spanning almost 50 years. In this episode he regales the guys with tales of the Ryder Cup, including his famous win in '02, hilarious antics with his…
24 Aug 2021 58 min

Ewen Murray

In golf commentating circles they don't get much better or nicer than Ewen Murray. In this episode, Ewen talks to the guys about big moments from his lengthy, distinguished career - from coaching Darren Clarke to an unresolved tiff with Tiger, and a devastating football stadium fire in 1985, which…
1 Aug 2021 1 hr 14 min

Bernhard Langer

Bernhard Langer is a giant of the game. Twice a Masters champion, Langer has the 2nd most victories of all time on both the European and PGA Tour Champions. He's won on 6 continents and, at the 2020 Masters, became the oldest player in the tournament's history to make the…
29 Jul 2021 58 min

Dame Laura Davies

Dame Laura Davies is one of the most successful women to have ever played the game. In this episode Laura chats to Simon, Dylan and Dale about how she became the longest on tour, why she prefers not to use a tee, winning with John Daly, LPGA Hall of Fame…
14 Jul 2021 49 min

Retief Goosen

Retief Goosen or 'The Goose' as he's affectionately known is a South African golfing gem. A quiet man, Retief has always tended to let his golf clubs do the talking. And boy, talk they did! In this episode Goosen chats to the guys about the highs of his 2 US…
23 Jun 2021 47 min

Trevor Immelman

Trevor Immelman's career has taken an interesting trajectory since he won the 2008 Masters at the age of 29. In this episode he talks to Simon and Dylan about the highs of winning the Green Jacket and the disappointment in the years following as he battled injury and form. He…
18 May 2021 1 hour

Sir Geoff Boycott

When it comes to the game of cricket Sir Geoffrey Boycott needs little introduction. A revered opening bat, Sir Geoff was the first England player to pass 8000 test runs. Against Australia in August 1977 - in front of a Leeds home crowd - he went on to score his…
22 Apr 2021 56 min

Tim Clark

Tim Clark's golfing resume is seriously impressive. A 2010 Players champion, Scottish Open champion, Canadian Open champion, 2 x South African Open champion, Australian Open champion and a member of 3 Presidents Cup teams; it's fair to say he's ticked a few golfing boxes in his time. In this episode…
31 Mar 2021 58 min

Mark James

In this episode Simon, Dale and Dylan chat to former Ryder Cup player and captain Mark James. As you'll quickly discover, Mark is incredibly humourous and applies his dry wit to a range of topics including a rebellious youth, shooting 111, the '99 Ryder Cup, a specific seagull at St…
19 Mar 2021 53 min

John Paramor

During his almost 45 years as a rules official on tour, there were very few things former Chief Referee John Paramor hadn't seen or calls he hadn't made. In this episode the now-retired Paramor - one of the most knowledgable and experienced men to have been involved in the game…
9 Mar 2021 1 hr 05 min
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