Have you ever considered using an armlock putter? In today's episode, Adam details the pros and cons of using an armlock putter following his multi-month experiment. What are a few things you need to consider when making the switch? What can you expect to find when practicing with an armlock? Is an armlock putter the best option for you?
Mike Stachura of Golf Digest is back to discuss the recent golf industry boom. Mike and Adam go over some of the data that shows how rounds played and equipment sales are skyrocketing, as well as some of the reasons for the boom in the time of COVID. The guys also talk about the sustainability of this reinvigorated business post-pandemic, how new players are benefiting the most, and much more.
In today's episode, Adam compares and contrasts the Ben Hogan Golf UiHi utility iron and VKTR+ hybrid. Adam has spent the last month testing both and tells listeners which he prefers for his game. This is a great episode for anyone looking to replace a long iron in their golf bag and are trying to choose between a utility iron or a hybrid.
Scott Hogan is a teaching golf professional in the Chicagoland area and recently gave Adam a lesson at Stony Creek Golf Course in Oak Lawn, IL. Scott and Adam sit down afterwards to discuss Scott's teaching philosophy, particularly the differences between teaching adults and junior golfers. Scott also shares how social media and YouTube have helped spread the word about his teachings, and how you can benefit from visiting a golf coach in addition to learning more online.
David Rayner is a Client Executive of Inrange Golf, an exciting new product in the driving range technology space that appeals to both the serious golfer and entertainment seeker. David explains the details of Inrange Golf, including how it differs from current, similar products and how Inrange can help your game. David and Adam also discuss the benefits to the golf course that adds this product to their facility, especially during a time when more golfers are getting out to enjoy the game.
Kris McEwen and Bill Bush join the show to discuss their experiences with golf media and playing the game during COVID. The three discuss whether current events in the world has helped them appreciate the game more from a "return to normalcy" perspective, and if golf has evolved in the process. The boys also discuss how the PGA TOUR has responded to the pandemic, what amateur golf has (and has not) learned from their example, and what this means for golf the remainder of the year.
The new Cleveland Golf ZipCore wedges are here, and so is Brian Schielke, director of marketing for Cleveland/Srixon/XXIO Golf. Brian shares the backstory of ZipCore, including the origins of the name and how long they've been prototyping the wedges prior to release. Adam and Brian discuss the new technology found in each wedge, including the new weighting and clubhead "tweaks" that will appeal to better players without compromising feel and forgiveness everyone needs. Turf interaction is a big deal for the new ZipCore wedges, and Brian describes the process of getting feedback from professional tours while designing the final product. From a marketing perspective, Brian shares the thought behind taking a step aside from the RTX numbering pattern and toward the ZipCore phrasing. This is definitely an episode for those who like tech, who want to improve their short game, and are fans of the Cleveland Golf brand.
Virgil Herring is a professional golf coach, podcast host, entrepreneur, author and possibly the most interesting guest we've ever had on the show. Virgil and Adam dive deep into his background and philosophy as a golf coach, including his time spent coaching on the PGA TOUR. Virgil shares a number of stories working with players of all skillsets, including the lessons he's learned from his students along the way.
Thomas Malchow is the founder of Trainfuly.com, a fantastic body mechanic resource to help get your body right for the game. Thomas and Adam discuss the most common golfer ailments in-depth, including low back pain, golfer elbow, poor hip mobility and more. Thomas also offers an incredible discount for podcast listeners, so stay tuned for a special discount code to apply at checkout.
Can a pair of golf shoes actually improve your golf swing? Bob Winskowicz of SQAIRZ Golf joins the show to tell us how. Bob and Adam go deep into the design of these unique golf shoes, including the benefits of a sqaure-toed design, and how a World Golf hall-of-famer wanted to represent the brand after trying the shoes. Bob also discusses the additional benefits of the shoes, including their unique cleat pattern, innovative lacing system, and attention paid to the comfort of each shoe.
Zak Kozuchowski and Jon Sinclair from TPT Golf Shafts join the show to discuss the incredible new Red Rage shaft series.
John Pruellage is the president of FlingGolf, an exciting and fun spin on how to play the game we all love.
Matt Smart of Asher Golf joins the podcast to discuss the company's origins, relaunch, new products and more.
This week on the show Adam discusses the return of the PGA TOUR and a few more anecdotes he's learned during the reboot of golf.
In today's episode, Adam shares three things he believes golf learned during COVID, and why the game cannot go back to the way it once was.
Stuart Goldstein is the Managing Director of RG Narrative, and he joins the show to give his take on how COVID has impacted the golf industry.
Dan Edwards and Rob Miller are the co-hosts of THP Off Course, a fantastic new podcast from The Hackers Paradise. The guys cover a lot of ground on random topics (in true Off Course fashion), but actually manage to touch on golf as well. This is a fun episode that listeners will not want to miss!
Friend of the podcast Alex DePallo is back, but for a very different reason. Alex was one of millions of Americans who was furloughed, and then later laid off, from his position in the golf industry. Alex and Adam discuss the timeline leading up to that moment, as well as how Alex maintains a positive outlook.
Adam sits down to give you the details on UST Mamiya's new LIN-Q wood shaft series, including the differences between the Gunmetal and Purple varieties.
Jeff Brunski is the VP, Research & Development for Srixon/Cleveland/XXIO. Jeff and Adam talk about his early days at Cleveland, including the merger among the three companies. Jeff also discusses his philosophy of R&D, how it has evolved, and how golfers benefit from his work.
Troy Newport is the GM of Cog Hill Golf in Lemont, IL. Troy and Adam discuss what it's like to run one of the state's best golf courses, especially during the time of COVID. Troy also gives an update on the World Long Drive Championships slated to take place at the course in the Fall.
Brad King is the CEO of Stitch Golf, an incredible golf accessory and apparel brand based out of North Carolina. Brad and Adam discuss Stitch Golf's beginnings as a custom headcover company and how it's grown over the years. Stitch's efforts on supporting frontline healthcare workers during the COVID epidemic is also covered, along with sneak previews of their newest products.
Patrick Gallagher of Mitchell Golf joins the show to share tips on how you can keep your golf equipment maintained while being stuck at home. Patrick and Adam also discuss the full product line from Mitchell Golf's outstanding clubbuilding tools, including lie/loft machines, regripping stations and more!
Michael Jolly is a pro tour rep working specifically in the world of Player Development for Cleveland/Srixon/XXIO across all major tours. Michael and Adam discuss the life of a tour rep, including the normal day-to-day activities and collaboration that’s required to sign the biggest stars in the game.
Scott White is the President & CEO of Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company, and he joins the show to discuss the new ICON irons. Adam and Scott discuss some of the finer points of Hogan's business model, customer feedback, and much more.