117 minutes | Jun 21, 2021

The Bachelorette's Garrett Powell Talks Golf, US Open, MLB, Faith and 'The Bachelor' Franchise

Former Bachelorette contestant and current golf pro Garrett Powell returns to the Jack Vita Show to recap the US Open and the latest from the worlds of golf and baseball. Later, he answers some questions from the listeners about life, his Christian faith, and his time on The Bachelor franchise.   Garrett and Jack discuss the 2021 US Open, Jon Rahm's first major win, and the wild story behind Jon Rahm's last tournament appearance, in which he was forced to withdraw due to testing positive for COVID-19. They also share their thoughts on Rory McIlroy's US Open performance, Rickie Fowler's recent struggles, the brewing Brooks Koepka-Bryson DeChambeau rivalry and Phil Mickelson winning the PGA Championship last month (0:00 - 34:15). Then, Garrett and Jack shift their attention to the College World Series, where Garrett's Mississippi State Bulldogs are one of the final eight teams competing in Omaha. After that, they talk Major League Baseball, which plans to implement a tight crackdown on pitchers' use of foreign substances on baseballs. They also take a look at the sport's latest injuries, news and scores, providing a recap of the weekend's series'. Garrett thinks his Braves are about to turn the corner (34:15 - 1:18:45)! Finally, Garrett gets to the listener's questions about his life, faith and time on and away from The Bachelorette. Find out if he still watches the show, if he advises others to go on the franchise, how the show cares (or doesn't) for its contestants mental health, and so much more (1:18:45 - END)!
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