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The Shotgun Start

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The Shotgun Start with Andy Johnson and Brendan Porath of Fried Egg Golf is a podcast waiting for you early in the morning that quickly blasts through a variety of topics (usually) related to golf and (ideally) relevant to the day. It covers news from the pro tours around the world, amusing and important topics from the amateur game the rest of us play, and some irreverent stuff in between. There ... more

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It’s Friday! And heading into a holiday weekend no less! Andy and Brendan are bubbly due to the circumstances. They’re also eager to talk about Andy’s big day with Blockie and his experience playing in the Colonial Pro-Am. There are some amusing deta... more

19 hours ago

This Wednesday episode is punchy, and it begins with a travel tale from Andy that had him quickly tucking his tail between his legs in Fort Worth ahead of his big pro-am round with Michael Block. Brendan has a lot of questions about his prep, what te... more

2 days ago

Andy and Brendan put a bow on PGA Championship week with the last of their daily episodes. They begin with Xander Schauffele, a house cat no more? They discuss X-man’s play in the final hour that edged Bryson by a shot at the very last. They discuss ... more

5 days ago

Andy and Brendan begin this Saturday episode thrilled about the final round possibilities for the PGA Championship, but with some laments on how we got there. They discuss the “simulation” golf that Valhalla has produced through 54 holes, including a... more

6 days ago


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4.8 out of 5 stars from 3k ratings
  • Ads are insane

    Can you guys just read from a script and keep the ads a tidy 2 min. 3-5 min ad reads where people have to skip back and forth are preposterous

    Apple Podcasts
    United States21 days ago
  • Click and clack

    These two have always reminded me of click and clack! I always look forward to each episode, the chuckles as well as insight. Great balance! My fav!

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    chrostmas star1
    United Statesa month ago
  • So professional

    Thanks for talking with your mouth full of a pimento sandwich

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Favorite podcast

    I’m a female listener and this is my favorite podcast of any genre. I listen religiously three times each week. I love the inside jokes, random non-golf tangents, and genuine golf takes. Brendan and Andy are the best duo. They sometimes act like an old married couple and I love it. I’ve listened to other golf podcasts and this one just feels so natural and is so fun. The intro and Andy’s “Brendan!” sets up every episode perfectly and puts a smile on my face every time. Keep up the great w... more

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    United Statesa month ago
  • 5 star

    These guys are so dumb and this show is so dumb but it brings me 3 entertaining and dumb episodes each week. Highly recommend.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago

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