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.

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Fire Drill 038: Blood on the Floor

The golf melodrama took more wild turns as Tiger Woods jetted into Delaware to hold court while Patrick Reed sued Brandel Chamblee and Golf Channel, alleging they are anti-LIV conspirators. Geoff Ogilvy, Michael Bamberger and Alan Shipnuck try to make sense of it all in this Fire Drill podcast.

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Fire Drill: Opening Salvo with Peter Ginsberg

The PGA Tour won the first of many legal battles versus LIV Golf. Alan Shipnuck was in the courtroom for all of the drama. In this Fire Drill podcast, he discusses the developments with Matt Ginella and Peter Ginsberg, a preeminent sports lawyer who has often dealt with the Tour.

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Fire Drill 035: Open and Shut

Alan Shipnuck and Michael Bamberger reflect on Cam Smith’s stunning comeback and the anguish of watching Rory fritter away the lead. A couple of surprise guests enliven the final podcast of an action-packed week.