Hall Call Ep 001 – Curtis Strange
2004 Virginia Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Curtis Strange, talks about all things golf on the first episode of the Hall Call podcast. Strange, a Norfolk, VA native, and graduate of Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach is a 17 time winner on the PGA Tour. His victories include back-to-back U.S. Open championships in 1988 and 1989. The 2007 World Golf Hall of Fame inductee took to the broadcast booth following his playing career. In that capacity he has worked for ABC/ESPN, and is currently a top commentator for FOX Sports Golf coverage.
Strange’s experience and wealth of knowledge are on full display in this conversation with the Hall of Fame’s Executive Director, Will Driscoll. With 2019 Open Championship set to be played at Northern Ireland’s Royal Portrush, Strange joined the Hall’s Executive Director, Will Driscoll, to discuss the season’s final major, as well as numerous other golf related topics.
In his current role as a broadcaster, Strange has been on the call for some of golf’s iconic moments including Jean Van de Velde’s collapse at the 1999 British Openat Carnoustie. The game of golf has undergone significant changes since his playing days ended, but Strange feels as though the game is in great hands with the next generation of young stars, and is excited about the what the future holds.
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