154 – AimPoint Express Success! – Oli Leett Interview

AimPoint Express Success!

Putting Guru Oli Leett Shares How

AimPoint Express Success

Welcome to Episode 154 of THE Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on true custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  I Create EXCEPTIONAL GOLF CLUBS – You Shoot LOWER SCORES!

Show Notes:

Interview with putting guru and good friend Oli Leett – creator of the Leett Putting Hub at the Tim Hall School of Golf in Gorsley, United Kingdom.

  • Oli shares his Personal Golf Story – what brought him to golf, and to becoming a golf instructor.
  • He tells why he has a particular focus on putting, how he created the Leett Putting Hub, and how he landed at the Tim Hall School of Golf.
  • Oli talks about why he loves teaching the AimPoint Express green reading technique, and how he worked toward becoming a Level 3 AimPoint Instructor.
  • He has taught AimPoint Express to more than 700 golfers – from young golfers to tour level players!  He shares a little about what happens in an AimPoint class.
  • Oli enjoys teaching the entire “putting improvement package” to golfers, and he loves putting that putting improvement package together for golfers.
  • Oli’s Final Words to golfers – Find An AimPoint Instructor near you, you will not regret it!  And he also talks about his own wonderful podcast “Read It, Roll It, Hole It!”

THANKS OLI for what you do to help golfers MAKE MORE PUTTS!

Useful Web Links:

To find Oli Leett at the Leett Putting HubCLICK HERE!!

To find an AimPoint Express Instructor near you – CLICK HERE!!

To learn about the Spider Golf Putting Training AppCLICK HERE!!

Shout Out!

To Aldila Golf and my contact there Steven Gandalfo – THANKS for all you continue to do to help me create and improve my custom driver fitting system!

 

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You Shoot LOWER SCORES!!

Tony

 

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153 – Flow, The Power Pellet! – Gavin Parker Interview

Flow, The Power Pellet?

Well – It Is For Gavin Parker!

Flow, The Power Pellet

Welcome to Episode 153 of THE Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on true custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques!  I Create EXCEPTIONAL GOLF CLUBS – You Shoot LOWER SCORES!!

Show Notes:

Welcome back good friend Gavin Parker – PGA Member and Academy Director of the Salisbury Golf Academy at the Salisbury Golf Club in Midlothian, Virginia.

  • Gavin shares some of what his life has been like the past few months, and especially the past few weeks.  Lots of change in our country!
  • What does FLOW mean to Gavin – we learn his amazing story.
  • He shares some of what he has learned about FLOW and especially how to create FLOW states in golf and in life.
  • Gavin and I share the most amazing FLOW experiences we have had in our lives.
  • He talks about how he helps golfers of all levels of interest in the game to create FLOW in their games and their lives.
  • Finally, Gavin ends with sharing a little information about two other wonderful programs for young golfers – Operation 36 and Discover Golf.

Thanks Gavin – Please Keep Being YOU!

Useful Web Links:

Connect with Gavin on Facebook – CLICK HERE!!

Learn more about Operation 36 GolfCLICK HERE!!

Learn more about Discover GolfCLICK HERE!!

Shout Out!

THANKS to one of my long term trusted golf component suppliers The Golfworks!

 

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Tony

 

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152 – How To Win YOUR Gold Ball! – Bob Litwin Interview

How To Win YOUR Gold Ball!

Creating Gold Ball Days

Bob Litwin Shares His Insights

How To Win YOUR Gold Ball

Welcome to Episode 152 of THE Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on true custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  I Create EXCEPTIONAL GOLF CLUBS – You Shoot LOWER SCORES!

Show Notes:

Welcome back Bob Litwin – World Championship Tennis Player, Performance Coach, and author of the best selling book Live The Best Story Of Your Life.

  • Bob shares what the past few months have been like for him during the pandemic – AND some valuable learning experiences he had.
  • In mid March Bob started writing a daily email Bob’s Quotes – he shares how this started, and two of his favorite quotes!
  • Before the pandemic, Bob did a video presentation titled “Finding Your Gold.” He talks about the three important principles that each of us can use to find OUR personal gold.
  • He expands on a few of the important elements of his three principles – Loving Your Personal Process, Training Out What Interferes, and Writing Your Stories.
  • He shares (I think openly for the first time) his recent very positive experiences with doing daily Transcental Meditation and how that is becoming a game changers in his life.

Thanks Bob – Keep Being An Agent For Change!

 

Useful Web Links:

Bob Litwin’s web site – CLICK HERE!

To purchase Live The Best Story of Your LifeCLICK HERE!

To contact Bob directly to receive Bob’s Quotes, and also to learn more information about Transendental Mediation – email him at litwinbob@gmail.com.

 

Shout Out! 

No Shout Out today, just a small portion of one of Bob’s Quotes…

“It’s a tough time, people are on edge and enraged.

Seek to understand, to relate and to find tolerance.”

 

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You Shoot LOWER SCORES!!

Tony

 

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151 – Do You LOVE Putting? – David Orr Interview

So – Do You LOVE Putting?

Some Great David Orr Insights

 

Welcome to Episode 151 of THE Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on true custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  I Create EXCEPTIONAL GOLF CLUBS – You Shoot LOWER SCORES!!

Show Notes:

Welcome back world renowned putting coach David Orr – a 2019 Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher, and creator of the Flatstick Academy in Southern Pines, North Carolina.

  • David shares what he has learned about the value of doing on-line putting instruction – for golfers and for golf instructors.
  • When you read putting instruction information on line and in magazines, think about what part of that information is Relevant To YOU!
  • The most asked putting question – Using A Line On The Ball.  David shares how to effectively practice using it, and how to know if it helps or hurts your putting performance.
  • One of the best ways to use Indoor Practice is to Lock In Your Stroke Setup.  He talks about the most important ways indoors to practice and improve your setup.
  • Improving your Putting Mental Skills – struggling with Anticipation and Expectations.  
  • We talk about some of the best indoor putting mats that are available for golfers – and things golfers should NOT do when hitting putts indoors.
  • Finally, David ends with sharing that we need to learn to LOVE Putting if we want to become great putters.  And how learning to Watch The Ball Roll Out on all putts is a great training tool.

THANKS DAVID for helping all of us to Improve Our Putting!

Useful Web Links:

Learn more about David Orr and Flatstick AcademyCLICK HERE!

Learn more about Wellputt Putting MatsCLICK HERE!

Learn more about the new Visio Putting MatCLICK HERE!

Shout Out!

To my friends at Alpha Golf – thanks for all of the custom fitting and building supply and support you provide to all of us – and the great club designs you have created!

 

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You Shoot LOWER SCORES!!

Tony

 

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150 – Performance Based Club Fitting! – Bert Reich Interview

Performance Based Club Fitting:

Learn From Master Custom Fitter Bert Reich!

Performance Based Club Fitting

Welcome to Episode 150 of THE Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on true custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  I Create EXCEPTIONAL GOLF CLUBS – You Shoot LOWER SCORES!

Show Notes:

Welcome back master custom fitter and club builder Bert Reich, owner of Gooder Custom Golf Clubs in Saskatchewan, Canada!

  • Bert shares some of the personal club building efforts he is doing during the COVID 19 shutdown.
  • He talks about three wonderful success stories – a great ball striker and now college golfer, a golfer who “used” to not be able to break 100, and the story about his personal “tried and true” Wishon driver.
  • Bert discusses some of his Most Important Custom Fitting Principles that he uses to create great success with golfers.
  • He talks about the value of using Shaft Extenders to create a more valuable club fitting shaft system.
  • He shares some of the details of his driver and iron shaft fitting system – more than 175 driver fitting shafts and more than 100 iron fitting shafts.
  • Finally – Bert talks about some additional areas that golfers should understand if they want to experience a true custom fitting and Play Their Best Golf!

Well Bert you wanted to return and share more valuable knowledge with us – THANKS FOR DOING THIS!!

Useful Web Links:

Bert Reich and Gooder Custom Golf ClubsCLICK HERE!!

Shout Outs!

To my wife Diane for 23 years – 276 months – of marriage and fun!

To Dr. Mark Bull, a Golf Biomechanics Expert – Bull 3D.  Over the last month, Mark did a 4 part free webinar series sharing some of his extensive knowledge – THANKS MARK FOR BEING SO GIVING!

Finally, thanks to all of you listeners and experts I have interviewed who helped me to create 150 amazing podcast episodes to help golfers Play Their Best!

 

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You Shoot LOWER SCORES!

Tony

 

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149 – Putter Weighting 101! – Bruce Rearick Interview

Putter Weighting 101

Bruce Rearick Shares Some VALUABLE Insights!

Putter Weighting 101

Welcome to Episode 149 of THE Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information and insights about true custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  

I Create EXCEPTIONAL GOLF CLUBS – You Shoot LOWER SCORES!!

Show Notes:

Welcome back putter fitting guru Bruce Rearick from Burnt Edges Consulting in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • Bruce shares some of the most interesting things he has been doing in the past year.
  • Why Is Putter Weighting Important? – and maybe more important that we have realized it was in the past?
  • Bruce talks about two of the most important elements of Putter Weighting – Total Weight and Putter Head Weight.  He discusses some of the ways these two fitting elements can influence a putting stroke.  AND he also talks about the importance of Putter Weight Balancing to putting performance.
  • Are Heavy Putter Headweights good for golfers – why not or when?
  • Bruce shares some inside information about his personal putter, how he fit himself for it – and what you can learn from what he did.
  • What is the role of Putter Counterweighting in putter performance – how much is right, how much is too much?
  • Final words for golfers – getting the right Putter Weight and Putter Weight Distribution matters to help a golfer to Make More Putts!

A Fascinating Interview And Information Bruce – THANKS!!

Useful Web Links:

More about Bruce Rearick – Burnt Edges ConsultingCLICK HERE!!

(Especially read “Does your putter need to go on a diet?”)

Bruce Rearick’s Facebook page – CLICK HERE!!

Shout Out!

My personal prayers for everyone who is suffering with COVID 19, and with all of the special people who are helping our country overcome the virus.  Everyone Stay Safe!

 

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You Shoot LOWER SCORES!!

Tony

 

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148 – Cap’n Clubmaker, The Book! – Tom Wishon Interview

Cap’n Clubmaker Is Published!

Tom Wishon Shares Some Of The GREAT Content

Cap'n Clubmaker

Welcome to Episode 148 of THE Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on true custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  I Create EXCEPTIONAL GOLF CLUBS – You Shoot LOWER SCORES!

Show Notes:

Tom Wishon from Wishon Golf shares some of the stories and information in his newly published book Cap’n Clubmaker – Experiences & Insights From A Life In Search Of The Perfect Golf Club.

  • Tom “retired” in October 2016.  He shares what “retirement” has been like for him – pretty great!
  • He talks about why he decided to write Cap’n Clubmaker.
  • Tom The Storyteller (!) shares 5 of the 53 personal and fun stories that make up the first part of his new book.
  • The second section of the book is titled “The Insights: The Key Points I’ve Learned in the Search for the Perfect Golf Clubs.”  He talked about why he decided to include this valuable section for club fitters and golfers.
  • Two of the chapters in the second part of the book are Iron Head Design and Driver Head Design.  Tom shares some of the information from these two book chapters.
  • Finally, Tom dreams a little in A Look at the Future of Golf Clubs.  You will be surprised at some of the things he discusses here!

Do you love golf and want to play your best? – Are you a custom club fitter and want to improve? – BUY THIS BOOK!!THANK YOU TOM!!

Useful Web Links:

Learn more about Tom Wishon and Wishon GolfCLICK HERE!!

Cap’n Clubmaker is available NOW to custom club fitters and club makers through Diamond Golf International.  In early to mid April, it will be available on sites like Amazon.com.  I will let readers know when it is available for general public purchase. 

 

Shout Out!!  My hopes and prayers for everyone in the United States and the world, that we can join together to defeat the Covid19 Virus.

 

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You Shoot LOWER SCORES!

Tony

 

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147 – The Cap’n IS Coming – Tom Wishon’s New Book!

Yes The Cap’n IS Coming

Tom Wishon’s New Book!!

The Cap'n Is Coming

Welcome to Episode 147 of THE Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on true custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  I Create EXCEPTIONAL GOLF CLUBS – You Shoot LOWER SCORES!

Show Notes: 

Tom Wishon – the guru of true custom club fitting and golf club design – has written an exciting new book that is about to be released!  Here is the title…

Cap’n Clubmaker – Experiences And Insights From A Life

In Search Of The Perfect Golf Club

Stay tuned for Podcast Episode 148 – where I will talk with Tom about some of the wonderful stories and custom fitting insights he shares in his new book.  Any day now it will be available for purchase (more from me here when that happens!).

Useful Web Links:

Learn more about Tom Wishon – CLICK HERE!!

Shout Out! 

To all of my great Association of Golf Clubfitting Professional friends.  I have been sharing information on the AGCP forum about the fittings I have completed this year, and their advise and insights are helping me take my fitting knowledge to a higher level!

Find an AGCP custom fitter in your area – CLICK HERE!!

 

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You Shoot LOWER SCORES!

Tony

 

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146 – “Fluid” Practice! – Steven Yellin Interview

Learn About “Fluid” Practice!

From Steven Yellin –  The Fluid Motion Factor

"Fluid" Practice!

Welcome to Episode 146 of THE Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on true custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques!  I Create EXCEPTIONAL GOLF CLUBS – You Shoot LOWER SCORES!

Show Notes:  Welcome back Steven Yellin, creator of The Fluid Motion Factor – a Revolutionary Golf Program!

  • Steven talks about the great success that Scott McCarron (Champions Tour) and Gaby Lopez (LPGA Tour) have had using Fluid Motion Factor program principles.  Amazing!
  • He discusses some of the basics of the Fluid Motion Factor program and the benefits golfers get from applying it in their games.
  • Golfers and swing changes! Steven shares what golfers need to attend to to ensure they can effectively make meaningful swing changes.
  • He talks about some of the Major Misconceptions golfers have for how to practice effectively – and what REALLY needs to be practiced.
  • Finally, Steven talks about his exciting new partnership with Ikonik Golf – a new digital golf academy builder tool.

THANKS STEVEN for helping listeners to Drink The Fluid Juice!

 

Useful Web Links:

Learn more about The Fluid Motion Factor ProgramCLICK HERE!!

Connect with Steven’s Facebook page – CLICK HERE!!

Purchase The Fluid Motion Factor book – CLICK HERE!!

Learn about IKONIK GolfCLICK HERE!!

 

Shout Out!

To Diamond Golf International – supplier of Wishon Golf custom club fitting components – and dedicated to great service to true custom club fitters around the world!

 

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You Shoot LOWER SCORES!!

Tony

 

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145 – Stories! – Paul Dewland Interview

Stories And Golf Performance:

Learning From Paul Dewland

Stories

Welcome to Episode 145 of THE Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information about true custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  I Create EXCEPTIONAL GOLF CLUBS – You Shoot LOWER SCORES!!

Show Notes:  Welcome back Mental Performance Coach Paul Dewland from Paul Dewland Golf based in Orlando, Florida.

  • Paul  shares a golfer success story 9 years in the making!
  • Why is the topic “The Origin of Stories” an important topic for golfers to understand?
  • Paul talks about our “mental roommate” and the role of Stories in making up our minds deliberately and unconsciously.
  • He talks about the role of Stories in our Compulsions – and how we can improve our Creativity and Skill Development.
  • One of Paul’s favorite phrases is “Awareness Is Curative.”  He shares a simple and powerful exercise we can all do daily to improve our awareness of our thoughts and strories.
  • Finally, Paul encourages all of us to Find Simple Things To Do Daily – and how attention to simple things can create big benefits for our golf and life.

THANK YOU FOR SHARING PAUL!

Useful Web Link…

Learn more about Paul Dewland and Paul Dewland GolfCLICK HERE!!

Shout Out!!

Thanks to Preston Combs, Preston’s Putting in Santa Barbara, California.  For continuing to share your knowledge, and for the yearly invite to the wonderful Preston’s Dinner on Wednesday evening of the PGA Show!  

CLICK HERE to learn more about Preston’s Putting!

 

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You Shoot LOWER SCORES!!

Tony

 

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