Both Sides of the Ball

Alan Shipnuck shares favorite memories from 25 years on the golf beat

Both Sides of the Ball - Alan Shipnuck

When Alan Shipnuck was a college intern at Sports Illustrated, he landed his first cover story in 1994. At age 21, he became one of the youngest staff writers in the magazine’s history. Over the past 25 years, Shipnuck, now a senior writer at Golf Magazine, has crafted one of the most unique voices in golf journalism – at once playful, funny, sincere, meddlesome, and deeply reported. In the latest episode of "Both Sides of the Ball," (taped just before the Masters) hosts Bo Van Pelt and Farrell Evans chat with Shipnuck about covering today’s best players in the COVID era, along with his favorite moments through the years. He maintains a joy of writing and reporting that comes with an abiding love for the game. 

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