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!
After breaking down some of golf's biggest questions in the previous episode, we go micro in the second part of this chat with Richie Hunt. A breakdown of which players are on the rise and who is fading. What are the five cornerstones in golf, and who is excelling in all or most. Plus, what he has learned working with PGA Tour players. That, and fantasy picks for the Farmers Insurance Open.
2020, Week 3 - Richie Hunt Part 1 + AmEx Picks
With decades worth of data now providing golf analysts with plenty of ammunition to fight stereotypes in the game, what have we learned? Richie Hunt is a golf analyst, with players and professional caddies as clients. His recently published Pro Golf Synopsis breaks down every player and every shot. In Part One of our chat, we look at the bigger talking points: The fallacy of the two-way miss, driving & putting combined, when to be aggressive and more.
2020, Week 2 - Michael Carroll of Fit For Golf + Sony Picks
The rise of power in golf is a huge talking point. Strategy has changed. Golf courses are being forced to change. Scoring is getting lower. So much discussion centers on technology, but golfers becoming athletes is a huge component. Michael Carroll trains golfers. His app, Fit For Golf, is a tremendous guide to getting in golf shape. We talk fitness, Tour data, Rory, Brooks, legs, explosiveness, LeBron and much more. Plus, Sony Open betting picks at 48:00
2020, Week 1 - Rick Gehman + Sentry Picks
Golf's geekiest podcast is now weekly. Rick Gehman, of DFS on Demand and CBS Sports, swings by to lend a hand at fantasy strategy. We talk trends, Rahm & JT on fire, biggest stories for 2020 and then transition into betting strategy for the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
Episode 64 - Season Finale with Dennis Paulson
We celebrate two years of breaking down golf, stats, analytics and the PGA Tour with Dennis Paulson. A veteran winner, his embracing and understanding of stats, technology and data provides the perfect perspective of how we balance using all those tools in the modern game. Good stats, bad stats, the distance debate, key players. You name it, we talk about it. Plus, a BIG announcement about the future of the podcast.
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