10,000 Swings – a Minnesota Golf Podcast

Brad Cole and David Branstad are two plugged-in golf fanatics from Minnesota who offer up entertaining discussions about national and local golf topics each week! (PGA, LPGA, Champions Tour, The Masters, U.S. Open, British Open, PGA Championship)

Latest Episodes

Recapping the Travelers and Custom Clubs

Brad Cole and David Branstad discuss the Travelers Championship and go in-depth on customizing clubs and club stamping. The guys are also joined by Michael Tidd with Golfspec Customs.

Rahm Wins the U.S. Open

Brad Cole and David Branstad breakdown the 2021 U.S. Open and Jon Rahm’s sensational win. The guys are also once again joined by the Bob Costas of The Bachelorette, SKOR…

The 10,000 Swings 2021 U.S. Open Preview

Brad Cole and David Branstad breakdown this week’s PGA Tour events, offer tips on how to play golf in hot weather, recap Angus Flanagan’s monster weekend at the Tapemark Minnesota…

Isabella McCauley's U.S. Open Experience

Brad Cole and David Branstad break down the U.S. Women’s Open with 17-year-old local contestant, Isabella McCauley, along with the crazy Jon Rahm forced WD at The Memorial.

The Brooks-Bryson Beef Continues

Brad Cole and David Branstad recap the Charles Schwab Challenge, do a deep dive on Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, and take more bites out of the juicy…

Phil Mickelson wins PGA Championship!

Phil Mickelson pulled off the improbable and hoisted the PGA Championship over the weekend. Local hero David Holmes who qualified the tournament, talks about his experience at the tournament. David…

Inspiring Kids to Golf and MN Course Rankings

Brad Cole and David Branstad recap the AT&T Byron Nelson, give you tips on how to get your children interested in playing golf and go through brand new Minnesota course…

USA Wins the Walker and Great Golf Getaways

Brad Cole and David Branstad recap the Wells Fargo Championship, bask in another USA victory at the Walker Cup and reminisce about great places to go on a golf trip…