Erik Anders Lang from the Adventures in Golf on Skratch TV joins the podcast to tell ridiculous stories from behind-the-scenes, his favorite places in the world to play golf, what it's like to play "Slum Golf" in Mumbai, what he typically shoots, how he got started in the industry, hating golf until he was 30 years old, and why Iceland might just be a better golf trip than Scotland.
R&D veteran Jeff Sheets joins the Gear Dive to discuss building bounce into woods with Lee Trevino, getting a young Lee Janzen dialed in, making Payne Stewart comfortable with Top Flite equipment, and how the industry has changed in the last 20 years.
Shane Bacon, a Fox Sports announcer, talks Johnny Miller, who recently stepped down after 29 years as an announcer and will be replaced by Paul Azinger. Also, NBA great Byron Scott talks about LeBron in L.A., the Warriors going for a three-peat, and Tiger’s comeback.
Westphal and Knudson discuss Brooks Koepka becoming the world No.1, Paul Azinger replacing Johnny Miller, and Westphal evaluates the customer service at world renowned private facility Oakland Hills Country Club.
The yips can be career-ending. Master Instructor and GolfWRX contributor Jim Waldron talks with host Michael Williams on what causes the yips and how to get rid of them. Also appearing in this episode is Dean Knuth of Heat Golf, and Bodo Siebert of Tagmarshal.
Cole Hammer, who once qualified for the 2015 U.S. Open at 15 years old, joins The Gear Dive Podcast with Johnny Wunder to discuss equipment, being a Freshman at the University of Texas, committing for 4 years, not turning pro and his crazy big summer including a win at the 2018 Western Amateur.
Forum celebrity "Warrick" explains what he loves so much about Mizuno irons, where he got his name from, how he became a gear head, what's in his bag currently, his all-time favorite golf course and more. Also, GolfWRX equipment expert Brian Knudson talks about playing Oakland Hills Country Club in Michigan for the first time.
How do you chip into the grain off of Bermuda grass without chunking the ball? Club pro Steve Westphal explains how to best handle the situation. Also, Westphal and Editor Andrew Tursky give advice on how to play in qualifiers or PAT events, and they tell a few stories of their own.
It was the week of equipment leaks and launches on GolfWRX.com. Equipment expert Brian Knudson and Editor Andrew Tursky discuss the new TaylorMade P-760 irons, Callaway "Epic Flash," Mizuno ST190 drivers, more photos from the 2017 Nike VPR line, Evnroll putters and more.
Barbara Nicklaus joins host Michael Williams to share her thoughts and experiences from her life with her husband, the great Jack Nicklaus, during and after the PGA Tour. It’s a must-listen. Also, this episode features John Farrell, Director of Golf at Harbour Town Golf Links, site of the PGA Tour’s RBC Heritage Classic.
Head of product development at LA Golf Shafts, John Oldenburg, explains how “Player Owners” will be the secret sauce to separate them from the pack. Also, he talks about working with Bryson on his signature shaft, how Matrix shafts will influence the new company and his Major Winner inspired John Oldenburg Edition line. 8:00 - What will make LA Golf Shafts stand out 14:30 - The “Player Owner” model 21:30 - How Matrix will influence the new line 37:00 - Working with Bryson DeChambeau 40:30 -...
Club pro Steve Westphal and Editor Andrew Tursky discuss whether PGA Tour swing coaches are underrated or overrated. Also, they discuss Koepka vs. DJ, Tiger's best swing ever, and Westphal explains why coaching high-handicaps is more difficult than coaching good players.
What's better for your game, driving iron or hybrid? Equipment expert Brian Knudson and Editor Andrew Tursky disagree and try to prove their points. They also field 25+ AMA-style questions from the tg2wrx instagram page; Patrick Reed, Tiger Woods, course management, most memorable shot ever and more are discussed.
38th PGA President Ted Bishop breaks down the breakdown of the U.S. Ryder Cup team on this week's edition of The 19th Hole with Michael Williams. Also, representatives of Hilton Head and Myrtle Beach provide an update of how golf in South Carolina was affected by Hurricane Florence.
Club pro Steve Westphal tells a hilarious story about an Assistant Pro and a cheeseburger, a ridiculous "bloody ankle" story, and Editor Andrew Tursky tells a story about being late to golf practice and getting the worst punishment ever. Also, the two share their thoughts on the 2018 Ryder Cup loss, and Patrick Reed airing out teammate Jordan Spieth and Captain Jim Furyk.
Rich Hunt, a professional statistician who works with the world's best players and caddies, gives a breakdown of why you should try to hit it farther off the tee and go for more flagsticks. He also analyzes Tiger's current game from a statistical standpoint, and he breakdowns the 2018 USA vs. Europe Ryder Cup match; who and what will be most important at Le Golf National?
Rich Lerner previews the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, and award-winning author and Golf Channel commentator John Feinstein talks about Tiger Woods’ return to the winner’s circle on The 19th Hole with Michael Williams. Also, this episode features Nick McClintock of Vessel Bags.
Brandel Chamblee, a 15-year PGA Tour veteran and one of the most controversial people in golf media, joins The Gear Dive with Johnny Wunder. On the podcast, Chamblee speaks on his polarizing opinions of Tiger Woods' downfall, the unthinkable comeback, pitfalls in modern teaching and what he would do differently as a player if he were playing today.
Was Tiger Woods' win at the 2018 Tour Championship one of the best victories of his career? Did this win complete the greatest comeback in sports history? Is Tiger definitely going to win another major? Can he still catch Jack Nicklaus? Club pro Steve Westphal and GolfWRX Editor Andrew Tursky cover everything Tiger Woods and more on this episode of the newly named "Mondays Off" podcast.