Welcome to Episode 131 – 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!
Interview with Eric Burch, CEO of New Level Golf located in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Eric shares His Story in the golf industry – as a custom fitter, creator of the Club Conex fitting system designs, and now CEO of New Level Golf.
He shares why he believed he could create some unique golf club head designs that would be successful for golfers – and talks about some of the general elements of the designs he has created.
Eric talks about some of the challenges in creating and manufacturing golf club head components.
He shares his philosophy for creating partnerships with true custom club fitters.
Eric shares some fun stuff! – where the names for his club head designs came from (902, 1126, 623-M, 1031).
He has been pleased that some of his designs have been recognized in the Golf Digest Hot List and in the MyGolfSpy iron testing. He talks about why this recognition has been important for the growth of his business and for golfers.
Finally, Eric shares some final words about why companies like New Level Golf are important for golfers and custom club fitters.
Thanks Eric – Keep Up The Great Work!
Useful Web Links:
Learn about New Level Golf and custom fitters near you – CLICK HERE!
SHOUT OUT! – To a great true custom club fitter and good friend Allen Humphrey– Custom Golf Biz in Monroe, GA. Learn more about Allen and Custom Golf Biz by clicking THIS LINK!
Welcome to Episode 130 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!
Welcome back Bruce Rearick from Burnt Edges Consulting in Indianapolis, Indiana!
Bruce shares some of the interesting things he has been doing since our last interview (about 2 years ago). Including a “deep-dive” looking back at all of his putter fitting data.
A friend recently shared that “my putter preferably needs to be a Plumbers Neck.” Bruce starts out discussion about how in general putter hosel designs are important in putting performance – beyond “looking good” to the golfer’s eye.
He first shares some background about Plumbers Neck Hosels – how they can influence putting performance – and the design differences between Long and Short Plumbers Neck Hosels.
What about Center Shafted Putters? – Bruce shares when this style of “hosel” can help golfers improve their putting.
Short and Long Slant Neck Putter Hosels – he shares what differentiates these from other hosel designs from a putting performance and visual standpoint.
Short and Long Flow Neck Hosels – Bruce loves the look of these (a personal thing!), and also shares when these can be a good option for golfers.
Single and Double Bend Putter Shafts – he shares how these are used to create different putting performance characteristics.
Finally, Bruce shares some Final Words and Thoughts for golfers who want to “Burn Less Edges” when they are putting!
THANKS Bruce – Keep Doing Great Things!
Useful Web Links:
Read Bruce Rearick’s Burnt Edges Consulting Blog – CLICK HERE!!
SHOUT OUT!! – A return Shout Out to Roy Nix, Founder of the Association of Golf Clubfitting Professionals (AGCP) – for completing the new AGCP web site. It contains valuable information for golfers, custom fitters, and club makers. Take a look at THIS LINK!!
Welcome to Episode 129 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!
It is GREAT to be back – Thank YOU for being back!!
Interview with Craig Isabel– golf teaching professional and Master Fluid Motion Factor Instructor at the Touchet Golf Facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Craig shares his Personal Golf Story and how he first met Steven Yellin, developer of the Fluid Motion Factor Program.
He discusses some of the most important benefits for golfers who adopt the Fluid Motion Factor program principles.
Craig describes what he did to become a Master Fluid Motion Factor program instructor (there are only 3 Master instructors).
He shares a bit of how he teaches the Fluid Motion Factor in full swing and putting instruction.
Craig recently won a 90-Player Indiana Sectional Event – he noted that “All of my best rounds and shots begin with high levels of acceptance.” He shares the importance of this statement.
He talks about a few of his favorite golfer Success Stories for golfers who have truly implemented the Fluid Motion Factor in their golf games.
Finally, Craig shares two great things that golfers can use NOW in their practice and games to Shoot Lower Scores and have more fun playing golf!
Thanks Craig – Keep Doing Great Things!
Useful Web Links.
Find Craig Isabelat the Touchet Golf Facility – CLICK HERE!!
Craig’s Instagram link is @craigisabel_golf
Learn more about the Fluid Motion Factor Program – CLICK HERE!!
SHOUT OUT!! – THANK YOU for all of the prayers and encouragement during my 6-month recovery from prostate removal surgery. I have been very blessed.
Welcome to Episode 128 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!
Tony Wright with Game Improvement Golf shares three personal stories related to golf and life improvement!
The Golf Trip Story – applying the Fluid Motion Factor and Levels Of Acceptance to play great golf!
The Tennessee Men’s Golf Team Support Story – I talk about recent efforts to help the University of Tennessee Men’s Golf Team to play their best at the upcoming NCAA Regionals!
The Since Last August Story – Next Monday, on May 13, I will have prostate removal surgery. I talk about creating a great Level Of Acceptance related to the surgery, and also about using my recovery time as a Moment Of Opportunity to learn and improve.
Shout Out! – And Useful Web Links…
THANKS TO EVERYONE who has helped me in my journey to my upcoming surgery. And some particular Web Links to some of those who will be helping me learn some New Great Things during my recovery to help golfers PLAY THEIR BEST!
Welcome to Episode 127 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!
Welcome back Adam Youngfrom Adam Young Golf – author of the best-selling book The Practice Manual.
Adam shares some of the recent changes in his life – in particular, his recent move with his wife to Las Vegas, and how they decided to relocate there.
Tour Pros who hit the ball far launch the ball HIGH – in the range of 135 feet at the apex. He shares why this is no surprise to him, and how Tour Pros now work to optimize their driving launch and spin.
Adam personally taught himself to increase his driving distance by about 50 yards! He shares some of the discoveries he made when he created this personal change.
In his most recent video, on “3 Things To Guarantee Distance For Golf,” he showed a great chart comparing Average and Optimal Driver Smash Factor, Launch, and Spin. He talks about the importance of optimizing these three parameters to hit the ball far!
Adam shares some of the Concepts (a key word!) he often uses with golfers to help them self-learn to optimize their driving performance.
He shares some of his personal knowledge for helping older golfers and female golfers hit their drives longer. A few surprises here!!
Finally, Adam shares how the information in his Strike Plan and Next Level Golf programs can help golfers who want to optimize their club performance and play their best golf.
Thanks Adamfor your tireless efforts to create useful golf improvement content for golfers!
Useful Web Links:
Learn more about Adam Young and Adam Young Golf – CLICK HERE!
Learn about Adam’s bestselling book The Practice Manual – CLICK HERE!
Shout Out! Thanks to Roy Nix, the President and Founder of the Association of Golf Clubfitting Professionals – AGCP – for your tireless efforts to help true custom fitters learn and improve the art and science of club fitting and club building!
Welcome to Episode 126 of THEGolf 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!
Welcome back Dr. Joe LaCaze – inventor of the RotexMotion exercise system and machine.
Joe shares with us His Story – how his personal health history lead him to develop the RotexMotion system and machine.
Three years ago he developed a portable version of the RotexMotion machine. He shares why he developed this version, and the value of it for all of us.
So Joe – are Rotex exercises to good to be true? – I mean simple exercises that can be done in 5 to 10 minutes each day? Joe talks about why Rotex delivers real results in short periods of use.
I talked about why a significant amount of my knee pain went away when I started using Rotex again – and Joe shares why he was not surprised!
The “RotexMotion Handheld” device is fairly new. He shares how the handheld device was developed, how it works, and its benefits for golfers and all of us.
Joe has created a great partnership with Mike Romatowski and his Mach3 Golf Speed Training System. He shares the fun story about how this relationship started, and the value of Rotex for Mike’s training system.
Finally, Joe shares some wonderful Success Stories – Rotex works!!
Thank You Joefor the amazing things you are doing to help golfers and all of us improve our golf and our personal lifestyles!!
SHOUT OUT!!– To my brilliant custom club fitting friend – Brian Morrissey from Power Golf in Ontario, Canada! For first letting me know about Rotex, and for all you have taught me about true custom club fitting.
Welcome to Episode 125 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!
Welcome back Tom Sterner – Founder of The Practicing Mind Institute, and author of The Practicing Mindand Fully Engaged.
Tom spoke at the 2018 Golf Association of America Convention (GCAA) in December, and he shares some of his insights from this experience.
As a result of his GCAA presentation, he is helping some college golf teams – he talks about how he is helping these teams and their golfers to play their best in competitions.
Tom provided some personal guidance to help me improve my short game performance – information you can use for your game!
He shared some thoughts about the information in his second book – Fully Engaged – and how we change as we are developing skills – “In a way, it’s ironic…”
Finally, Tom shares a story and insights on the critical importance of Setting Goals Using Accurate Data – and how doing so can help us realize our golf and life goals.
It was great to have you back Tom – THANKS for more great guidance for all of us!!
Welcome to Episode 124 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!!
Interview with Gavin Parker – PGA Member and Academy Director at the Salisbury Golf Academy at the Salisbury Golf Club in Midlothian, VA.
Gavin shares His Story – what drew him to golf and becoming a PGA Teaching Professional.
In addition, he shares what drew him to focus on teaching young children to play golf.
Gavin shares his enthusiasm for using “Operation 36” and “Birdie Basics” in his teaching programs, and the benefits of these for young golfers.
He discusses how he works with young golfers to help them grow a passion for our game, and to develop their own abilities for being self-motivated to improve their games.
Gavin talks about his “secret weapon” tool – his enthusiasm! – to help young golfers to learn and enjoy golf.
He shares his views on what is easy and what is difficult about teaching young golfers.
Gavin discusses how he translates what he does with young golfers to his teaching of adults.
Finally, Gavin shares some of his personal Success Stories, and some Final Words for parents, young children, and golfers who want to play their best and be their best!
GavinTHANKS for sharing your amazing enthusiasm and knowledge with young golfers!
Useful Web Links:
Learn about Gavin Parker and the Salisbury Golf Academy – Click HERE!
Welcome to Episode 123 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!
Interview with David Orr – world-renowned putting coach and creator of the Flatstick Academy at Pine Needles in Southern Pines, NC.
David shares his delight at the results from the First Flatstick Putting Conference held at Pine Needles in December of 2018.
He talks about why he wanted to discuss the importance of Speed Control in Putting Performance.
David discusses what he calls “Speed Killers” – and the importance of understanding Speed Generators and Energy Transfer issues in controlling speed.
“Short Backstroke And Accelerate Through The Ball” – one of the Biggest Lies about Putting Speed Control. He shares details to help golfers overcome this lie.
David talks about how well-fit putters can help golfers improve their Speed Control.
He shares his thoughts on some great “Concept Aids” and “Understanding Aids” to help golfers learn the right concepts to control speed.
Finally, David shared a brilliant story to demonstrate that when golfers “Do Their Job” that performance anxiety can be reduced and putting performance can be improved!!
Fabulous interview and information for golfers David – THANKS!!
Useful Web Links:
Finding David Orr at the Flatstick Academy – CLICK HERE!
Finding a Flatstick Certified Putting Instructor – CLICK HERE!
Welcome to Episode 122 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!
Podcast Interview with Paul Dewland from Paul Dewland Golf – Mental Performance Coach in Orlando, Florida.
Paul shares His Personal Story – what started him down the road to becoming a Mental Performance Coach.
He talks about some of his personal “A Ha” moments – that helped him to develop the personal skills to help others to perform their best.
Paul discusses the value of understanding things we Directly Control – that we Influence – and that we have No Control Over – and how understanding these can help our golfing performance.
He shares some of the most important Skills that he always emphasizes to help golfers to improve.
Paul talks about some differences in working to help professional golfers, recreational golfers, and young golfers who are starting to learn the game.
He shared his definitions about what Professionals Do, what Amateurs Typically Do, and what Coaches Need To Do.
Finally, Paul reminds us that “If you do the right things the right way, it is impossible NOT to improve.”
Paul THANKS For Sharing Your Inspiring Knowledge With Golfers!
Useful Web Links:
Learn more about Paul Dewland – Paul Dewland Golf – CLICK HERE!