Golf is a game of numbers and other brain-twisting things. Come geek out with Will Haskett, veteran golf broadcaster, as he explores the precision side of the game. Analytics, strokes gained, fantasy, rankings, technology, business, psychology and more, let your inner golf nerd out with some of the best minds and thinkers of the game!
Golf is nuanced. We know that. Talent, fitness, data and repetition are all tools needed by the world's best golfers, on the PGA Tour and beyond. Even more important, to some, is the space between the ears; the mental game. Ward Jarvis is a performance coach who was instrumental in Brendon Todd overcoming the "yips" and making it back on Tour. We talk approach, positive thinking, Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka and the growing business of mental coaches in golf.
Episode 60 - The Rise of Women's Golf, Part 2
The conclusion of a two-part series on the growth of women's golf. After establishing how strong the game of golf is on the LPGA Tour and beyond, how can the game attract more fans? Does the lack of a superstar player matter? Does there need to be an American at the top of the sport? What are the television hurdles facing the game? All of these questions aren't as simple to answer. Here from the best voices of the sport, including Mike Whan, Commissioner of the LPGA Tour.
Episode 59 - The Rise of Women's Golf, Part 1
Women's golf is better and deeper than ever. Is that debatable? Well, as it turns out, not really. We assembled an all-star panel of experts to discuss the strength of the women's game. What numbers back up that statement? Why have players gotten better? Why are more players so dominant? All those questions are tackled in this multi-voice, multi-part exploration of the women's game.
Episode 58 - Burning Questions
With the PGA Tour season recently completed and all of the data and statistics compiled, what did we learn? Did leaving the flagstick in alter putting statistics? What stats translated to most wins, and money? Who had the best strokes gained performances? Who had the best tournament and didn't win? How are we comparing results across tours? Who packs the biggest punch with the smallest size? We break it all down!
Episode 57 - Data Dump 2019 with Sean Martin
Another PGA Tour season is in the books, and with more data than any other tour, there is a lot to break down. Sean Martin from PGATour.com joins the annual debrief. We discuss the stat winners, Rory McIlroy's historic season, Brooks Koepka's Alpha gene, biggest improvers, trivia and more. No number goes unturned.
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