The Masters: Fore Please! Now Driving...

The Masters: Fore Please! Now Driving... Podcast

The official Masters Podcast invites patrons and fans to follow-along as host Marty Smith explores Tournament storylines and visits with notable guests from the worlds of sport, entertainment and pop-culture. Episodes published daily from Augusta National Golf Club and the 2019 Masters Tournament.

Sunday at the 2021 Masters
In this episode, host Marty Smith and voice of Masters Digital Jimmy Roberts discuss Hideki Matsuyama’s historic Masters win. Also hear from the champion himself as well as Xander Schauffele and Will Zalatoris, who both gave chase....

Saturday at the 2021 Masters
In this episode, players discuss moving day at the Masters. Then, host Marty Smith breaks down the day with the voice of Masters Digital, Jimmy Roberts. Marty also visits with SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey and NBC Sports broadcaster Mike Tirico before two-time champion Bernhard Langer talks about his experiences playing in 38 Masters Tournaments....

Friday at the 2021 Masters
In this episode, players describe their second rounds at the Masters. Host Marty Smith sits down with the voice of Masters Digital Jimmy Roberts to anticipate the weekend's action. Then, ESPN Senior NFL Insider Adam Schefter describes his first time at the Masters and 2007 Masters champion Zach Johnson shares his favorite Augusta National stories....


Thursday at the 2021 Masters
In this episode, hear from overnight leader Justin Rose about his round and Lee Elder about the Honorary Starters ceremony. Host Marty Smith recaps the first round with the voice of Masters Digital Jimmy Roberts, talks with Sergio Garcia about his 2017 victory and ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt about the effect the Masters has had on his life....

Wednesday at the 2021 Masters
On this episode, hear from Chairman Fred Ridley on the state of the Masters. Then host Marty Smith speaks with Amateur Tyler Strafaci on what he expects this week, past champion Tom Watson on his Masters memories, and trick shot YouTube stars - Dude Perfect....

Tuesday at the 2021 Masters
On this episode of the podcast, we hear Bryson DeChambeau describe his approach to the Tournament, Rory McIlroy on completing the grand slam, Phil Mickelson tells a funny Champion’s Dinner story, and Justin Thomas on his mentor Tiger Woods. Host Marty Smith then sits down with two-time champion Ben Crenshaw to discuss his love for Augusta National. Then, legendary sportscaster Verne Lundquist shares some of his favorite Masters memories....


Monday at the 2021 Masters
Host Marty Smith interviews Dustin Johnson about the Champions Dinner, his favorite sandwiches and the November Masters win. Jim Nantz shares stories from his long history at the Masters. We also hear from Collin Morikawa about playing in his first April Tournament and Jordan Spieth about the momentum he carries into this week....

Sunday at the 2020 Masters
Host Marty Smith sits down with the voice of Masters Digital Jimmy Roberts to recount Dustin Johnson's record-setting performance. Johnson also answers questions about what the Masters and this win means to him....

Saturday at the 2020 Masters
1998 Masters champion Mark O'Meara features on this episode of the podcast, along with 54-hole leader Dustin Johnson, broadcaster Jimmy Roberts and College GameDay host Rece Davis. Host Marty Smith and the guests discuss the course, the 2020 Tournament and much more....


Friday at the 2020 Masters
Host Marty Smith speaks with two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson to get a Tournament veteran's point of view on Augusta National. 2019 U.S Amateur Champion Andy Ogletree then joins the show to discuss being a Masters rookie and more....

Thursday at the 2020 Masters
Host Marty Smith speaks with clubhouse leader Paul Casey following his opening round 65 before recapping Thursday with the voice of Masters Digital, Jimmy Roberts. The episode concludes with six-time Masters champion Jack Nicklaus and his favorite Augusta National anecdotes....

Wednesday at the 2020 Masters
Host Marty Smith speaks with three-time champion Sir Nick Faldo about his Masters memories and more. Analyst Tom Rinaldi also joins the episode to discuss the Tournament ahead....


Tuesday at the 2020 Masters
Three-time champion Gary Player anchors the latest podcast episode with tales of his Masters experiences. Host Marty Smith also speaks with Andy North and looks back at Tiger Woods’ phenomenal career to this point....

Monday at the 2020 Masters
Host Marty Smith speaks with the voice of the Masters, Jim Nantz about his three decades covering the Tournament. Smith then interviews past champion Phil Mickelson about his three wins and what to expect this week....

Prologue: Coming this November
Marty Smith returns to host the second season of Fore Please! Now Driving... where he'll cover an unprecedented fall 2020 Tournament with interviews from Masters Champions, past participants and more. Find out what's in store for listeners starting on Masters Monday, November 9th....


Epilogue: 2019 Masters Rewind
Host Marty Smith speaks with Tiger Woods and Joe LaCava about the past champion’s career, the 2019 Masters and the emotions surrounding that unforgettable return to victory. #MastersRewind...

Epilogue: 2019 Masters Rewind
Host Marty Smith speaks with Tiger Woods and Joe LaCava about the past champion’s career, the 2019 Masters and the emotions surrounding that unforgettable return to victory. #MastersRewind...

Sunday at the Masters
Host Marty Smith speaks with NBC broadcaster and the voice of Masters Digital Jimmy Roberts. They recap the dramatic twists and turns of a Sunday that included, at one point, five competitors sharing the lead. Then they discuss what the historic victory means for five-time Masters champion Tiger Woods....

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Saturday at the Masters
Host Marty Smith and NBC broadcaster Jimmy Roberts open the episode with a summary of moving day at the Masters. Marty then welcomes New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen. The three discuss their experiences at Augusta National and the popularity of golf within the NFL. Finally, CBS Sports personality Amanda Balionis joins the show to talk about her experiences covering the Tournament and her strategy for interviewing the best golfers in the world....

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Friday at the Masters
NBC broadcaster and voice of Masters Digital Jimmy Roberts opens the episode with host Marty Smith by recapping a dramatic Masters Friday. Marty then welcomes ESPN’s Mike Greenberg, a first-time Masters patron, who contextualizes golf within the greater sporting world. Finally, NASCAR driver Kyle Larson sits down with Marty to discuss his first Masters visit and how the Tournament has inspired him to improve his own golf game....

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Thursday at the Masters
Any Masters fan knows Jimmy Roberts’ voice well. The NBC broadcaster and voice behind Masters Digital joins host Marty Smith on the podcast to recap an idyllic Thursday at the Masters. Marty also speaks with ESPN host Scott Van Pelt, who explains why the Tournament has been his favorite place since even before he was present for Tiger Woods’ record-setting victory in 1997. Finally, fashion icon Tory Burch joins Marty to discuss, among other things, her admiration for Augusta National – a place whose beauty ...

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Wednesday at the Masters
Pop superstar Niall Horan is an avid golfer, a supporter of the game and a Masters fanatic. Host Marty Smith sits down with the singer to discuss the Tournament and how he got started in the game. Marty then interviews sports commentator Mike Tirico, who, in addition to covering 22 Masters, has worked at nearly every major event in sports. The episode concludes with golf personality Erik Anders Lang, who travels the world in search of golf’s hidden stories. Lang describes of one of his favorite adventures –...

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Tuesday at the Masters
World-famous chef and restauranteur David Chang grew up playing golf, but he’d never been to the Masters before this week. Chang joins podcast host Marty Smith to talk about his day at Augusta National eating food, watching golf, and offering his recipe for the Champions Dinner entrée, bone-in ribeye. Marty also sits down with Masters participant Stewart Cink, who returns to the field after four years of falling short of qualification. Finally, fashion designers Sid and Ann Mashburn join the show to discuss...

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Monday at the Masters
For more than half of his life, sports commentator Jim Nantz has served as the voice of the Masters. Nantz joins podcast host Marty Smith to discuss the announcer’s rituals, Tournament insights, and memories from the broadcast booth. Marty also speaks with New York Times best-selling author David Coggins, who is making his second visit to Augusta National, to discuss style and manners at the Masters....

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Coming in April
In this episode of Fore Please! Now Driving... host Marty Smith reflects on the emotional experience of attending the Masters with special guest Jim Nantz. Marty reminisces about his first visit to Augusta National Golf Club with his uncle and their day that culminated with a special walk at sunset across the grounds. Tiger Woods and Tony Finau also share memories from their early Masters experiences playing in the Tournament.”...