Podcast: Bill Elliott - My Life In Golf

Golf Monthly's Editor-at-large Bill Elliott joins the podcast to discuss his 40+ year career covering the game

Golf Monthly's Editor-at-large Bill Elliott joins the podcast to discuss his 40+ year career covering the game

Podcast: Bill Elliott - My Life In Golf

Golf Monthly's Editor-at-large and legendary journalist Bill Elliott joins the clubhouse this week to share some stories from his 40+ year career covering the game of golf.

Bill covered his first Open in 1969 and this year's Championship at Royal Portrush was his 46th.

He has covered 35 Masters too, and spent his career working for the likes of the Express, the Observer and the Guardian.

He shares stories of his encounters with Seve, Sandy Lyle and Peter Alliss, as well as Augusta, how the game of golf has changed and much more.

Listen below...Enjoy!

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Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-6. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x