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!
How different is professional golf in 2018 compared to 20 years ago? How has technology, fitness, equipment and other things changed the way the game is played? Is the "roll back the ball" movement simply attacking one symptom? Your answers to those questions may be a little different after listening to the perspective of Paul Stankowski, veteran professional golfer and two-time PGA Tour winner.
Perfect Number Podcast - Episode 6
There are a million ways to consume golf, but what is the best way and who is doing it right? D.J. Piehowski worked for Golfweek, then the PGA Tour, helped launch Skratch and now provides content for No Laying Up and the Golfer's Journal. He comes by to talk about golf's wide-reaching audience, embracing your niche, the best pros to work with and a myriad of other elements in golf media. How does TV get better? Who is the one golfer that can drive more interest? How do you walk the tightrope of being edgy while still having access? We answer them all.
Perfect Number Podcast - Episode 5
Ani Mehta is the Vice President of Corporate Development for TopGolf and expands on the TopGolf's corporate philosophy, TopTracer and TopTracer Range developments to this point, expected growth and impact, not to mention the early returns on how the technology is increasing participation. There are a number of initiatives that have been put in place to grow the game of golf, but nobody seems to be driving it quite like TopGolf. With the acquisition of Protracer, now called TopTracer, the corporate philosophy has shifted beyond the entertainment goals of TopGolf facilities. With TopTracer Range, the access to data and shot tracking is now expanding to local driving ranges. With more TopTracer on TV, the shift in technology in the sport is real.
Perfect Number Podcast - Episode 4
Is golf in a healthy place? TV ratings are up. There is a new horizon in equipment technology. Will and Ryan cover all of the bases in the world of golf. From Jon Rahm becoming No. 1, to Tour events finding their niche, to the most important R&D advancements in clubs, nothing is off the table. Also, a bonus argument on JB Holmes and slow play!
Perfect Number Podcast - Episode 3
With Tiger Woods returning to competitive golf and the optimism of that comeback higher than ever, is the Tiger Effect still relevant in 2018? We quantify the boost Woods has brought to both the professional game and sport at large and discuss where golf currently stands as he returns to the spotlight. Matt Adams from the Golf Channel and Fairways of Life joins for historical and global perspective.
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