This week on the Golf Unfiltered Podcast we wrap up the 2017 President's Cup finale and touch on the Donald Trump protests in sports.
Adam also discusses three major points you will want to consider before getting a custom club fitting for the first time.
Josh Babbitt of THP Media returns to chat about new golf gear, variance in driver design, custom club fitting, and the resurgence of Cleveland Golf. Josh and I also announce a special contest you won't want to miss!
On tonight's episode of the podcast we welcome Mr. Derrick Brent, Attorney at Law, on the show to break down the PXG lawsuit against TaylorMade Golf.
Derrick has over 20 years as an attorney specializing in patent infringement cases, and even helped write the 2011 reform bill on patent law in the Senate. Derrick shares his expert view on what PXG is claiming, how TaylorMade may choose to defend those claims, and educates you on the ins and outs of patent infringement lawsuits. A huge thank you to Derrick for being so generous with his time and for his willingness to share his expertise!
Follow Derrick Brent on Twitter at @dekebrent.
In this special edition of the podcast I welcome the winners of the THP Championship held at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont, IL.
As a special bonus interview, I also sit down with two of the funniest guys you'll ever meet on the golf course.
Many thanks to THP Media and Budget Golf for inviting me out!
In today's episode Adam gives his take on the most newsworthy golf items of the week, including PXG signing Paige Spiranac to a sponsorship deal.
Adam also discusses the impending return of Tiger Woods, including the latest video of Big Cat hitting a pitch shot.
Finally, Adam briefly discusses his recent club fitting at True Spec Golf.
In this episode of the Golf Unfiltered Podcast I spend time talking about the importance of getting custom fit for your golf clubs, my experiences going through the process, and what you can expect from your own.
Grab a drink, maybe a cigar, sit back and listen to another episode of the podcast!
PGA Tour player Kyle Thompson joins the show tonight to talk life on the Web.com and PGA Tours, playing in the 2017 US Open, Steph Curry, and much more!
Mike Malaska, the renowned swing coach and golf instructor, joins the podcast to talk about his golf swing method and YouTube Channel.
Mike and I discuss a number of topics all related to his instructional methods and theories of the golf swing. What role does momentum play in the golf swing? What have amateur players been taught incorrectly for years? What's the most efficient way to start playing better golf right now? This is an episode you do not want to miss!
Mike Malaska is one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers in America, has been named as one of Golf Digest's Top 50 Teachers in America, and was named PGA Teacher of the Year in 2011. He is currently the Director of Instruction at both Superstition Mountain Golf & CC in Superstition Mountain, Arizona and Las Sendas Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona.
Follow Mike on Twitter at @MalaskaGolf.
Visit his YouTube Channel here.
Brendan Candon and Anthony Piazza are the co-founders of SidelineSwap.com, a peer-to-peer online marketplace that has just added golf equipment to its inventory.
Brendan and Anthony join the show to talk about their background in college athletics, what gave them the idea to build SidelineSwap.com, and what sets them apart from the competition. We also discuss the used sporting equipment landscape, where it's going, and why golf equipment does so well in this space.
Read my review of SidelineSwap.com here.
John Rae, Vice President of Research & Development/Operations/Intellectual Property for Cleveland Golf joins the show to talk about his new book, The Wedge.
What is the most important golf club in your bag? While most would say it's your driver or putter, John explains why that designation should go to the wedges you play. John shares his motivation for co-authoring The Wedge and how his years at Cleveland Golf have educated him on the wedge's importance.
John and I discuss the finer details that go in to designing a wedge, including what golfers everywhere should be most concerned about when choosing a wedge.
This is a fantastic episode for golf gearheads everywhere!
Christo Garcia from My Swing Evolution is back on the show to discuss his new documentary, 'Mr. Hogan.'
Christo and I discuss some of the finer points of his film, including what he learned from a visit to the Ben Hogan Golf Company. We offer our takes on golf equipment during Hogan's time compared to now, as well as how ahead of his time Mr. Hogan was with his club design.
Finally, Christo and I discuss everything that went into making the film and what this means to him on a personal level.
The Golf Unfiltered Podcast returns with special guest co-host JB from THP Media.
Adam and JB trade thoughts on the golf equipment industry as a whole, including the current landscape of equipment, common misconceptions within, and also what both guys are playing in their golf bags.
Finally, the guys announce an incredible contest that you absolutely have to get involved in!
Justin Wheelon, film actor, director and multiple Emmy-winner joins the podcast tonight to talk show business and golf.
Justin and I discuss his background that starts with a career as an assistant golf pro that shifted paths into acting. His talents have earned him three Emmy awards, multiple acting spots and more golf experiences than you could even imagine!
Follow Justin Wheelon on Twitter and Instagram at @justinwheelon.
I'm riding solo tonight as I let a little bit off my chest about the 2017 U.S. Open storylines we are all sick of hearing about.
I give my take on why we should stop talking about the difficulty of the tournament, why the length of the grass at Erin Hills doesn't matter, and I plead with everyone to stop talking about Phil Mickelson.
Jimmy Ferguson from TigerGolfTraveler.com is back to give an update on his journey to play all 100 top courses as defined by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine.
Jimmy shares a few stories of playing in Illinois, including stints at Butler National, The Glen Club, and others. He also shares some hilarious stories getting set up to play at some of the courses that you don't want to miss. Finally, Jimmy and I briefly discuss the differences in playing golf in different parts of the country.
Follow Jimmy Ferguson on Twitter at @TGRGolfTraveler.
Luke Williams, Sr. Director, Global Product Strategy (Irons and Putters) for Callaway Golf, joins the show to discuss the new Callaway Epic and Epic Pro irons.
Luke and I discuss the concept and inspiration behind the Epic irons, including what went into their unique design. We detail how regular golfers can benefit from these new irons and what sets them apart from similar clubs on the market. Finally, we discuss their high price point and what drove Callaway to consider this level.
Follow Luke Williams on Twitter at @LukeWilliamsCG.
Mike Stachura from Golf Digest is back to discuss the TaylorMade Golf sale on tonight's podcast.
Mike and I go deeper into his outstanding article on the sale published on GolfDigest.com, in which he outlines five major takeaways from the deal. We discuss whether or not this was a good move by TaylorMade Golf, what changes we can expect to the brand in the future, and how this impacts the golf equipment industry as a whole.
Follow Mike Stachura on Twitter at @MikeStachura.
Jeff Monday, the tournament director of the Myrtle Beach World Amateur, joins me on the podcast this week.
The World Am has been the penultimate amateur golfer competition for 34 years. Nearly 3500 golfers on over 50 of the Grand Strand's golf courses take part in a fun-filled week of tournament golf, the World's Largest 19th Hole, and more. Jeff and I discuss everything you need to know to get involved in this truly unique event.
Register for the Myrtle Beach World Amateur golf tournament here.
Our friend Josh Babbitt of THP Media joins the podcast tonight.
Josh and I discuss golf like only two golf nerds can! We cover everything from golf equipment, golf technology, golf media and much more in this fantastic conversation.
Be sure to visit Josh's site, The Hackers Paradise, at thehackersparadise.com
Follow THP Media on Twitter at @THPGolf.
Golf instructor Joseph Mayo, otherwise known as Twitter's "Trackman Maestro", joins the podcast tonight.
Joe and I discuss how he got his start with golf instruction and how he eventually became the Director of Instruction at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada. He shares his thoughts on the power of technology in golf instruction and how average players can also benefit from it. Finally, Joe and I answer a few Twitter questions.
Be sure to follow Joseph Mayo on Twitter at @TrackmanMaestro.
PGA Teaching Professional Sam Goulden joins the show tonight to discuss his Square to Square golf swing method.
Sam and I discuss his background in golf, which includes his time playing the mini-tours and the moment he decided teaching was his true calling. We then dive deep into the Square to Square swing method, including my experience working with it.
Follow Sam Goulden on Twitter at @samgouldengolf.
Visit Sam's website at www.samgouldengolf.com.
Our friend Matt Castonguay is back on the podcast after a long hiatus, this time to tell us all about his newest endeavor: writer for RazzBall.com.
Matt tells us what he's been up to since we last spoke, including the status of his golf game and what it's like writing for a fantasy sports outlet. We also dive into Kevin Chappell's first PGA Tour win at the 2017 Valero Texas Open.
Follow Matt Castonguay on Twitter at @MCastonguay27.
PGA TOUR player Will Wilcox joins the show tonight, We talk about life on TOUR, what is was like getting a last-second call to get into this week's tournament, and get Will's take on the recent ball-marking rules controversy.
Dan Hauser is back to help me dissect the Lexi Thompson penalty at the LPGA's ANA Inspiration a couple weeks ago and whether viewer call-in's are bad for the game.
Dan and I look at both sides of the issue, including the claims made by Phil Mickelson and others that cheating may be occurring on Tour more than we think. Should there be a different set of rules for pros vs amateurs?
Follow Dan on Twitter at @DanHauser.
Today on the podcast I welcome back "The Old Lady," Kristen, to the show to recap one of the more exciting major tournaments in recent memory: the 2017 Masters.
Kristen -- who moonlights as my wife -- offers takes that only she can provide on everything from Sergio Garcia being a cry-baby to Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler not playing up to their caliber. We also briefly touch on Twitter's Secret Tour Pro and what she thinks about running an anonymous social media account.
Follow Kristen on Twitter at @anast24.