Skip navigation
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up

Rex & Lav podcast: The complicated life and tragic death of Grayson Murray

When you cover a sport in-depth and for a long time, you get to know the players, some better than others. senior writer Ryan Lavner profiled a controversial Grayson Murray in 2017. He talked to a more mature, a seemingly more peaceful Murray a few weeks ago at the PGA Championship.

Murray’s death by suicide shocked and greatly saddened the golf world. In this Golf Channel Podcast with Rex & Lav, Lavner and fellow senior writer Rex Hoggard discuss their interactions with Murray and the legacy he leaves.

  • 0:00: The stunning, somber news that Grayson Murray died over the weekend
  • 03:00: The deeper layers to Murray’s story
  • 06:00: Player reaction to Murray’s death
  • 10:00: Davis Riley wins Colonial, but was Scottie Scheffler distracted?
  • 18:00: Updates to Scheffler’s case in Louisville
  • 23:00: Busy week in golf upcoming ... and something is “happening” with the Tour

Note: If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 to reach someone at the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, or chat via