Angelica Carmen and Chris Flick are the two masterminds behind Cog Sustainability, a unique feature and approach to sustainability on the grounds of the legendary Cog Hill Golf and Country Club.
"The Grounds staff, under the guidance of Director of Grounds Operations Chris Flick and Sustainability Specialist Angelica Carmen, incorporates environmental stewardship into its everyday practices through a diverse range of green values and programming. At Cog Hill, we find it crucially important to care for the land we utilize everyday, the surrounding community, and our lasting impact."
To learn more, visit the Cog Sustainability About Us page here: https://www.coghillgolf.com/growing-green/about-us
Michael Vrska is back to discuss the ways that new golf equipment is testing in quality control before being released to the public. He and Adam discuss everything from testing perimeters, design of experiment, and even a little bit about manufacturing tolerances. This discussion is truly a golf nerd's delight!
Follow Michael on Twitter at @vgolfman.
Tomo Bystedt is the Sr. Director of Product Creation at TaylorMade Golf, and he joins the show today to talk all about the GAPR utility clubs.
GAPR by TaylorMade Golf are a unique take on utility clubs, focusing on (as their name implies) the "gap" between your longest iron and shortest metal wood. Available in three different head shapes and trajectory types, as well as multiple lofts, the GAPR focuses on a part of your golf bag often overlooked.
Visit taylormadegolf.com to learn more.
Sean Toulon, SVP at Callaway Golf and GM at Odyssey Golf, joins the show to talk about his new Stroke Lab putters.
Tom Mase is a mechanical engineer with over 30 years experience who recently lead a study for Golf Digest on whether leaving the flagstick in during putts is a benefit or hinderance. Tom joins the show to dig deeper into his study.
Read Tom's study on Golf Digest here: https://www.golfdigest.com/story/take-the-flagstick-out
Tiger Woods used a Bridgestone golf ball to win his historic fifth Masters in 2019. Elliot Mellow of Bridgestone joins the show to tell us more about the ball that won it all.
To help celebrate our 200th episode, Noelle Zavaleta of Cleveland/Srixon Golf joins the show. Noelle and I talk about her background in golf, how she got started at the company, and all the great equipment they offer to golfers at any level.
Listeners, you're going to want to listen to until the end of this episode for a very special giveaway!
Nick Sherburne, founder and Master Club Fitter at Club Champion joins the show to talk about the benefits of getting fit, the services available at Club Champion, and much more.
Luke Kerr-Dineen is the newest instruction editor at Golf.com, and joins the show to discuss his views on golf swings of the game's best over time.
Follow Luke on Twitter at @lukekerrdineen
Michael Vrska is back to discuss the engineering side of club fitting, including what to look for in new club technology, specification myths, and more.
Follow Michael on Twitter at @vgolfman.
This episode is brought to you by Club Champion.
On this week's episode Adam shares five steps you can use when purchasing a new driver. Do you know what you want to gain from a new driver? How do you want it to feel? What about new tech?
Learn more in today's episode.
The TaylorMade Spider X putter is getting a ton of attention lately due to recent wins on multiple tours. Bill Price, Sr. Director of Putters and Wedges at TaylorMade joins the show to tell us why.
Golf Twitter has become its own entity on social media as of late, and Trey from OutsideTheCut.com joins the show to break it down.
Jason Hiland of Sub 70 Golf joins the show to share the story of his company, details on their exciting new club line, and their direct-to-consumer pricing model.
Matt and Katie Ginella are golf's traveling couple as they visit all corners of the globe experiencing life, golf, and family adventures. They join us this week to discuss family golf destinations, travel tips, and more.
Bill Holowaty of Miura Golf returns to the podcast to discuss the new Miura Golf CB 301 irons. Bill describes the thought process that goes into their club design, what makes the CB 301’s so special, and more.
For more information visit Miura Golf’s website.
Adam is back in frigid Chicago after spending a week in Orlando with The Hackers Paradise to cover the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show. Here are five takeaways from the week.
Michael Vrska and Gary Coad join Adam to discuss their impressions of Day 1 of the 2019 PGA Show, including what surprised them the most from the day.
We're down in Orlando for the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show, and Gary Coad from THP Media discusses his first visit to the major of the golf business.
The PGA Merchandise Show is a week away and there are a number of questions related to club marketing, direct-to-consumer pricing models, and more that need answers! Adam offers a few questions he's looking forward to discussing more in Orlando.
TJ Auclair is the director of content at The Caddie Network, an exciting new golf website that offers a fresh perspective on the game through the eyes of the best caddies in the world.
Visit TheCaddieNetwork.com to learn more.
Follow TJ on Twitter at @tjauclair.