Monthly Meets Interview Series: Every Episode

Discover every episode of Golf Monthly's new in-depth interview series called Monthly Meets where we talk to some of the biggest personalities in the game

Monthly Meets
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Welcome to the home of Monthly Meets, a new interview series here at Golf Monthly where we speak at great length to some of the biggest personalities in golf. Be sure to tune in every month on the Golf Monthly YouTube channel for more big interviews with some of the most high profile names in the sport. We'll ask them the questions you want to know - where they came from, how they got to become a household name and some of the most important things they've learned along the way.

Episode 1: Dan Grieve

Dan Grieve stood leaning on a flag

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We sit down with short game coach and social media sensation Dan Grieve where he reveals all about how he became an expert in his field, the secrets behind the success of the Three Releases best seller, coaching some of the world's best players, his best tips for golfers trying to improve their short game. Plus much much more!

Episode 2: Richard Bland

Richard Bland looks on at the 2024 US Senior Open while wearing a white Cleeks GC cap

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We sit down with LIV Golfer and now two-time senior major champion Richard Bland to discuss his career to date, the process and ramifications of joining LIV Golf and what the future holds.

Joel Tadman
Deputy Editor

Joel has worked in the golf industry for over 14 years covering both instruction and more recently equipment. He now oversees all equipment and video content at Golf Monthly, managing a team of talented and passionate writers and presenters in delivering the most thorough and accurate reviews, buying advice, comparisons and deals to help the reader or viewer find exactly what they are looking for. 

One of his career highlights came when covering the 2012 Masters he got to play the sacred Augusta National course on the Monday after the tournament concluded, shooting a respectable 86 with just one par and four birdies. To date, his best ever round of golf is a 5-under 67 back in 2011. He currently plays his golf at Burghley Park Golf Club in Stamford, Lincs, with a handicap index of 2.8.

Joel's current What's In The Bag? 

Driver: Titleist TSR3, 9°, Fujikura Ventus Black 6 S shaft.

Fairway wood: Titleist TSR3, 15° 

Hybrid: Titleist TSi2, 18° 

Irons: Titleist T150, 4-PW

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM10, 50°, 54° and 58°

Putter: LAB Golf DF3 

Ball: 2023 Titleist Pro V1x