Multimedia storyteller Jeff Rude has covered the PGA Tour for more than three decades, including 19 years as a senior writer for Golfweek magazine and most recently as a columnist and Hawk & Rude podcaster for Morning Read. He co-hosted the nightly national TV prime-time “Clubhouse” show on Back9Network in 2014-15. He also was a regular panelist on the Golf Channel’s “Grey Goose 19th Hole" show for three years and co-hosted a weekly national radio show on ESPN in 2005-07. He has won numerous national writing awards while covering 82 major championships in a row and more than 100 total. An Evans Scholar, Rude graduated from the University of Missouri with a journalism degree. While in college, he caddied on the PGA Tour.