On the latest episode of the Post Game podcast, host Trevor Huffman catches up with fellow Kent State alum, and British Open champion Ben Curtis. They discuss their alma mater and misadventures on campus, the trajectories of their respective lives since leaving the college’s grounds, and the difficulty of being away from loved ones during the season. Curtis also comments on what it was like to reach the top of his game and struggle to stay there, winning rookie of the year on the PGA Tour, changing his mentality when making the transition from being a player to a coach, and how and why he made his final decision to actually step away from golf.
- 15 years ago, Kent’s Curtis won British Open.
- Curtis decides to retire from the PGA Tour.
- Golf has a new place in Curtis’ life.
- Who Is Ben Curtis and Where Did He Come From?
- Now what for Ben Curtis?
- Curtis Regains his Strength and Confidence
- Kent Legend Curtis fills in for Herb Page
- Brian Windhorst on his first gig, and covering Kent State
- Tiger Woods and the Cycle of American Redemption.
- Clint Malarchuk on struggling with depression
Additional Episodes of “The Post Game” Podcast:
- Pat Hentgen on the Steroid Era and the Hall Question
- Brian Windhorst on Kent State and His First Gig
- Damon Stoudamire on the Jailblazers Era
- Brian Bickell on Battling MS
- Clint Malarchuk on His Infamous Injury and His Suicide Attempt
- Nick Lowery on Going From the Chiefs to the White House
- Beasley Reece on the Time Roger Staubach Got Sucker Punched
- Julie Heldman on Billie Jean King and Bipolar Disorder
- Brent Sopel on Taking the Cup to Pride and Battling Dyslexia
- Georges Laraque on Veganism and Entrepreneurship
- Todd Stottlemyre on His Dad and the Windbreaker Slide