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 and gambling have always been a perfect fit in your weekend game, but what about legalized bets of all kinds on professional golf. We are closer to that because of The Supreme Court ruling reversing previous bans. Longtime golf writer Jason Sobel is now with the Action Network, creating to help people get better and betting. How have stats and data made prognosticating easier in golf? What works? What doesn't? What are the pros and cons for the PGA Tour with gambling legalized? All answered.
Perfect Number Podcast - Episode 14
Professional golf can be a hard road to navigate. Having the right caddie is essential. Since 2010, Webb Simpson has had Paul Tesori on his bag. It almost didn't happen. From the vetting process, to a U.S. Open win in 2012 and The Players Championship this year, it has been a great partnership. Tesori stopped by to talk about keeping his client focused, their perfect number, faith, family and just how precise Vijay Singh was at his prime. It's a conversation you don't want to miss.
Perfect Number Podcast - Episode 13
There may be no man more influential to modern golf course design than Pete Dye. Simultaneously, there may be no polarizing figure in his field greater than Dye. What is his true design philosophy? How much did his wife, Alice, impact the great Dye courses? What is his proudest accomplishment? Does he care about the criticism. Mark Shaw helped write Pete Dye's biography "Bury Me in a Pot Bunker," and has been friends with the Dyes for 50 years. Don't miss his insight and stories.
Perfect Number Podcast - Episode 12
No sport has as much data to analyze than golf. Players are catching onto that and using statistics to not only improve their games, but strategize how to play (and who to play with) moving forward. Jake Nichols has been at the forefront of analyzing that data and now works as the Head of Golf Intelligence for the 15th Club. How do players use data? Which stats are most important? Which stats predict success? How do we explain Jordan Spieth's putting numbers? Who's the next rising star? We cover that and more in this podcast.
Perfect Number Podcast - Episode 11
With the Zurich Classic teeing off this week bringing fun and energy to the PGA Tour with team golf, let the brainstorming begin! What are other fun things that could be done on the pro side? What games aid with the play (and gambling) of your weekend group? Shane Bacon joins to cover all those areas, plus discuss bad beats, the etiquette of how much to bet and other angles.
We use the Golf News Net byline sometimes just to change things up. But, it's one of us humans writing the story, we promise.
Sometimes we post sponsored content from this account, and it is labeled as such. We also occasionally include links to products and services from which we could make a small percentage of a sale through affiliate programs.