The Course Of Life

Mississippi Playoff and Carlos Benavidez

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Mackenzie Hughes got to work after being left out of the Presidents Cup, notching a playoff victory at the Sanderson Farms Championship. Hosts Alex Lauzon and Michael Russell ponder what could have been if the consistent Canadian had been on the International team, and shower praise on former guest Taylor Montgomery for yet another top-10 finish (1:44).

The Ascendant LPGA also featured a playoff, and the return to the winner's circle for Englishwoman Charley Hull (6:22).

Past guest Hannah Gregg made an epic ace while playing her final round on the Women's All Pro Tour, and Alex is awfully bitter about it (7:31).

We all got a fake-out this week after Patrick Reed pulled his lawsuit against The Golf Channel, only to refile and add a whole bunch of names to the list (8:57).

Alex is getting ready for the East Side Mini Open this Saturday, including now being a "celebrity" judge for the Austin event (11:37).

The PGA Tour rolls into Las Vegas for the Shriners Children's Open, where podcast favorite and local Taylor Montgomery is poised to finish his breakout start to his PGA Tour career (13:28).

In Tuned In, Michael was bracing for Hurricane Ian that skipped over him, but was still paying close attention to a devastating storm. Alex, meanwhile, got out and saw Don't Worry Darlin, and shares his quick review of the now infamous film (14:44).

This week's guest is Carlos Benavidez, better known as Beautiful Life Golf on instagram. Carlos chats with Alex about how he helps golfers find calm on the golf course, and shares some tips on what to do to improve your mental game (18:25).

Alex's college football picks remain red hot, and he shares why everyone should be paying attention to his money making bets (44:15).

On the professional side of the ball, Alex's Patriots continue to spiral downwards, while Michael's Giants are somehow hanging on to a winning record (45:56).

Major League Baseball is headed to the Postseason, and Alex helps Michael predict the Yankees chances of winning the World Series (48:56).

College hockey season is starting to get into full swing, and the guy's alma mater, Quinnipiac, continues their winning ways in the early season (51:47).

As the guys #AlwaysEndWithFood, Alex is enjoying the tailgating classics at a Texas Longhorns game, while Michael is making the most of the weather and baking some homemade lunchbox treats (52:34).

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