The Pirate ShipShow EP. 134: World Long Drive Champ Justin James & Gil Hanse

Jeff Neubarth and David Neville catch up with Justin James to discuss his win at the World Long Drive Championships in Oklahoma yesterday. And Gil Hanse is here to talk about Callaway’s Test Center Renovation, the status of the Olympic Course in Rio, and his philosophies in golf course design.

(0:33)Justin James discusses his win.
(3:19) Justin talks preparation for Long Drive
(5:09) Justin speaks on specs of his equipment
(9:23) Gil Hanse on Callaway’s Test Center Renovation
(11:30) Gil’s “Caveman Mentality” in golf course design
(13:49) How traditional design and modern technology interact
(15:25) Handling course criticism from players & media
(16:18) Olympic Course update
(18:08)Gil’s Dream Golf Trip
(19:19) New Construction Vs. Renovation
(21:00) LACC & the Walker Cup
(23:05 Aronimink Golf Course update

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