Alan Shipnuck

In 1994, Alan wrote his first cover story for Sports Illustrated as a 21 year-old intern, and in the ensuing quarter-century he typed two dozen more. He is the author of eight books, including best-sellers Bud, Sweat & Tees; The Swinger (with Michael Bamberger); and Phil. Shipnuck has won 13 first-place awards in the annual Golf Writers Association of America writing contest, breaking the record of Dan Jenkins, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. Alan lives in Carmel, Cal.

Fire Drill 071

Fire Drill 071: Desert LIV-ing

In this week’s Fire Drill Podcast, Michael Bamberger interviews Alan Shipnuck about his enlightening reporting from LIV Tucson. They also touch on Jordan Spieth’s vexing play in Tampa, larger trends in golf media, and their forever enduring love of a tangible book.

Scheffler Shines

Fire Drill 069: Scheffler Shines

In this week’s Fire Drill, Alan Shipnuck and Michael Bamberger break down Scottie Scheffler’s simple and incredibly effective approach towards golf, Jay Monahan’s Oscar-worthy press conference performance and the extreme lack of good golf movies.

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