Adam Heieck is the executive director of Youth on Course, a non-profit organization focused on growing the game by helping the nation's youth to play more golf, attend college, and much more.
Visit YouthOnCourse.org to learn more.
On this episode of the podcast, listener 'Lucy' joins the show to share her courageous story of overcoming tragedy, surviving, and using golf to cope with every day struggles.
Matt Saternus of PluggedInGolf.com and industry veteran Michael Vrska join the show to continue the conversation on the current state of golf equipment reviews.
Follow Plugged In Golf on Twitter at @PluggedInGolf.
Follow Michael Vrska on Twitter at @vgolfman.
Adam appears on Bill Hobson's Fore Golfers Network podcast to recap the 2018 PGA Championship from Bellerive in St. Louis.
Adam welcomes a listener on the show, Mike from The Hackers Paradise forums, who shares his unique life story and how golf helps him get from one day to the next.
On this episode Adam recalls a recent golf round where one shot changed the pace of his game and why letting go of regret is important in golf and in life.
On this week's episode, Adam breaks down the 2018 British Open including the fantastic run by Tiger Woods and eventual win by Francesco Molinari. Adam also explains why he believes we are living in the new golden age of golf.
On this week's episode, Adam visits Bettinardi Golf headquarters in Tinley Park, IL. He meets up with Leonard Sales of Bettinardi to get a tour of the facility and a full custom putter fitting.
Jason Yip, founder of State Apparel, joins the show to talk about his clothing company, their mission, and how they stay connected with the Bay Area community.
On this week's podcast Adam discusses a few of the more unique stories in golf from recent weeks, including backstopping, using a compass on a yardage book, and Tiger Woods's new putter!
Finally Adam also gives a supplementary review of a new putter shaft he recently tested.
We switched things up this week on the podcast as Matt Saternus of PluggedInGolf.com interviews me on his great show, the Plugged In Golf Podcast!
Matt and I recall the round we recently played at Medinah Country Club Course Two, specifically the outstanding renovation and restoration of a truly great design. We talk about the Longleaf Tee System that Medinah has incorporated into the design and how we feel this could be the biggest benefit to the game.
Thanks to Matt for allowing me to simulcast the audio!
Follow Plugged In Golf on Twitter at @pluggedingolf
Today's episode was recorded at the end of a difficult week. We discuss news related to Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, and I talk about my own struggles with mental health. Golf has been a saving grace for me in many ways, and serves as a means to overcome anxiety and depression.
If you are struggling or having serious thoughts of harming yourself, take the necessary step of calling the National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255.
If you know someone who struggles with their mental health and want to learn ways to speak to them about their health, visit MakeItOK.org to learn more.
On today's episode the GU family welcomes Matt Hackett to the team as he and I discuss what he's currently playing in his bag, where he sees golf equipment trending, and what the future of the GU Podcast.
Follow Matt on Twitter at @matthewliam.
Ryan Engle is the creator of Golf Scope, an incredible new smartphone app that uses augmented reality (AR) to read putts for you.
Ryan shares how he thought of an app using AR, what he feels it could mean for the game, and how golf technology is evolving.
To learn more, visit www.golfscope.com.
Adam Iverson is the co-founder of Swannies Golf Apparel, a lifestyle company aiming to make golf more enjoyable and accessible to everyone. We discuss what's new in the spring 2018 collection, the Swannies Party Scramble Series, and how the company hopes to grow the game through its brand.
Follow Swannies Golf Apparel on Twitter at @swanniesapparel.
Patrick Reed's victory at the 2018 Masters is the topic of today's show, specifically fan and media reaction in the days that followed. Garrett Ford (@gfordgolf) joins the show to dive deep into this reaction, as well as his take on the impact of fake Twitter followers on golf accounts.
Bob Lamkin, president and CEO of Lamkin Grips, joins the show to share stories from his company's history and features of their new products this year.
Follow Lamkin Grips on Twitter at @lamkingrips.
Visit Lamkin Grips at www.lamkingrips.com.
Dean Snell, founder of Snell Golf, joins the show to talk about the new MTB Black and MTB Red golf balls. Dean and I also discuss the ongoing golf ball distance debate and how independent brands can let their voice be heard.
Read our review of the Snell Golf MTB Black and MTB Red golf balls here.
Follow Snell Golf on Twitter at @SnellGolf.
Dan Bier of TwoInchesShort.com joins me as we go complete fan-boy about Tiger Woods's triumphant return to relevance.
Follow Dan Bier on Twitter at @TwoInchesShort.
Mike Stachura of Golf Digest returns to help break down the ongoing golf ball distance debate, as well as the arguments for and against rolling back the ball.
Read the USGA Annual Distance Report here.
Read our piece on the fallacies of the debate here.
Matthew and William Courchene are the co-founders of DataGolf.ca, a fantastic golf statistics and analysis website geared toward enhancing your understanding of the game.
Matt, Will and I discuss the origins of their website, clarify some common golf data misconceptions, and break down what Strokes Gained really means.
Follow Data Golf on Twitter at @datagolf.
Harry Arnett is a man who loves his job. As the SVP, Marketing and Brand Management of Callaway Golf and President of Ogio International, Harry is a leader in the industry in more ways than one.
Harry and I discuss #BallWars, taking a stand on social media, the benefits of Callaway Rogue, and what keeps him up at night.
Pete Charleston is the president of GolfLogix, the leading golf smartphone app. Pete joins the show to talk about his company and their newest product, Putt Break Maps, which provides detailed contouring data for greens on over 5000 golf courses (and growing!).
Visit the GolfLogix website to learn more and to download the app for iPhone or Android.
Josh Babbitt of THP Media and TheHackersParadise.com returns to share his highlights of the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show (including who was -- and wasn't -- in attendance), how he approaches the golf equipment review process, and more. We also discuss the changing landscape of how golf equipment companies message their products, and what that means for different brands.
Michael Vrska joins the podcast to share his highlights from the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. We also discuss the dynamic between equipment OEMs and bloggers before answering listener questions submitted from The Hackers Paradise.