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The Rick Shiels Golf Show Hits Impressive Milestone Of 250,000 YouTube Subscribers

The Rick Shiels Golf Show hits an impressive milestone, garnering 250,000 subscribers on YouTube.
Image credit: Rick Shiels Media

Since its launch in November 2019, The Rick Shiels Golf Show has achieved a remarkable milestone, surpassing a quarter of a million subscribers on YouTube.

Hosted by the world-renowned online golf personality, Rick Shiels, whose primary YouTube channel boasts 2.75 million subscribers, the podcast made its debut on the video-sharing platform in February 2020. Since then, it has garnered an impressive 33 million views, with viewers spending a cumulative 5.7 million hours engaging with its content.

Acknowledged by Chartable as one of the top 10 golf podcasts in 89 countries, with a number one ranking in 36 of them, The Rick Shiels Golf Show has captivated audiences with its stellar lineup of guests.

Alongside Shiels and his regular co-host Guy Charnock, the podcast has featured multiple major winners, Ryder Cup and Solheim Cup legends such as Sir Nick Faldo and Annika Sörenstam, as well as renowned global stars including Tommy Fleetwood, Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia, Bryson DeChambeau, Viktor Hovland, Ian Poulter, and Adam Scott.

In addition to hosting golfing royalty, the podcast has welcomed guests from diverse backgrounds, including celebrities beyond the realm of sports. Notable appearances include Angels singer and 18-time BRIT Awards winner Robbie Williams, and former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond.

Rick Shiels Podcast reaches 250,000 subs
Image credit: Rick Shiels Media

After reaching the significant milestone, Shiels said: “There is an ever-increasing appetite for quality golf content, which we pride ourselves on. “We have been particularly successful capturing a youthful audience of under 35-year-olds which represents more than 50 per cent of our following. “I am tremendously grateful to every viewer and listener, all the brilliant guests we’ve had and the phenomenal team behind the scenes who are part of the Rick Shiels Media family that help ensure the ongoing success of all our channels.” Guy Charnock, Head of Brand and Content, said: "It’s incredible to think how much the podcast has grown since we started; especially when you start thinking about the number of downloads around the world too! We have to pinch ourselves sometimes. At the end of the day, it’s just Rick and I talking about golf but we’ve attracted some incredible guests and the world’s best fans!” Rick Shiels Media boasts an impressive audience of more than 5.8M across all platforms, receiving 50M views per month.

The Rick Shiels Golf Show is available on YouTube and all major podcast streaming platforms, such as Spotify, with new episodes released weekly on Tuesday.