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!
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.
Episode 56 - Conrad Ray, Stanford Golf Coach
Fresh off another NCAA men's golf championship, Stanford Head Coach Conrad Ray is a walking encyclopedia of how to approach the game of golf. A former teammate of Tiger Woods, he's won as a player and coach. But how he has won has evolved with the game. We talk about the improvement of college players and preparedness for the professional game. What data is being used? How has fitness improved? How do you coach the mental game? Why are players better? All that and more with one of golf's best minds.
Episode 55 - Rufus Peabody, Professional Sports Bettor
The explosion of golf data and legalized sports wagering is seeing a huge increase in attention in the sport. Rufus Peabody has been analyzing and betting on sports his entire career, with some significant success in golf. He joins the podcast to talk about recent wins, current player trends, player predictions and the future of gambling in golf.
Episode 54 - Marty Miller of Technogym
Golf is turning into a sport of athletes. Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy and Gary Woodland have dominated 2019. What do they have in common? Incredible fitness. Like data and stats, fitness is a weapon golfers can't afford to leave out of the equation. How advanced has a player's workout gotten? The PGA Tour now partners with Technogym, a worldwide leader in wellness, to outfit the traveling Performance Centers. Marty Miller is the Director of Training and Education. He talks about the technology, learning from Olympic athletes and the biomechanics of professional golfers.