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Mark Immelman, golf broadcaster, acclaimed instructor, and former college coach, delivers top insights to improve your golf game. He interviews PGA Tour Players, swing coaches, caddies, fitness and mental coaches, equipment gurus, and more, giving listeners inside the ropes access to the very best minds in golf.

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Mark Immelman, golf broadcaster, acclaimed instructor, and former college coach, delivers top insights to improve your golf game. He interviews PGA Tour Players, swing coaches, caddies, fitness and mental coaches, equipment gurus, and more, giving listeners inside the ropes access to the very best minds in golf.

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@PGATOUR

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English

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(904) 285-3700


Episodes
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Emilia Migliaccio on How to Get the Best out of Yourself in Competition

5/22/2024
Emilia Migliaccio is an American Women's Professional Golfer. As a standout Amateur, Emilia won the gold medal in the Women's Individual event at the Pan American Games, as well as multiple wins as an All America golfer at Wake Forest University. She has also represented the USA in the Curtis Cup, Junior Solheim Cup, The Junior Ryder Cup and The Palmer Cup. Emilia is still competitive at the highest level but has focussed her attention on broadcasting for The PGA TOUR, and The Golf Channel. She joins Mark on the #OntheMark podcast to help you to bring out your best under pressure in competition. Emilia addresses important performance topics such as: She also breaks down some positive practice habits as she elaborates on: This podcast is also available as a vodcast. Go to YouTube and search and subscribe to Mark Immelman

Duration:00:50:17

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Lessons on Golf, Overcoming Obstacles and "Giants" from the Story of David and Goliath

5/13/2024
Kyle Jackson is the Campus Pastor at Church of the Highlands in Columbus, GA. A former NCAA baseball player at Lipscomb University and Baseball Coach at Lee University, he turned to ministry and joined Church of the Highlands, based in Birmingham, AL. Tasked with opening a Highlands campus in Columbus, Georgia, Jackson and his staff opened in August 2019, and the church has grown exponentially and is making a significant impact on the lives of people in West Georgia and surrounds. Pastor Jackson joins Mark Immelman on the #OntheMark podcast to talk about sports, leadership, overcoming obstables, excelling in life by finding and fulfilling your purpose. Kyle and Mark unpack the Bible story of "David and Goliath" (1 Samuel 17) and highlight lessons to learn from the universally known story. They address and elaborate on a number of skills required to overcome giants in your life and in your golf: This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:00:54:58

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Chad Mumm on "Full Swing" and Lessons to Learn from the Professional Stars

5/9/2024
Chad Mumm is an Emmy Award winning producer and the Co-founder and President of Pro Shop Holdings. Formerly the Chief Creative Officer at Vox Media, he is the Originator and Executive Producer of the Netflix series, "Full Swing." Chad joins Mark Immelman on the #OntheMark" podcast to talk about his life in golf and the entertainment industry. He also shares stories and experiences from the odyssey that was the founding, and bringing to life of "Full Swing." As he takes you behind the scenes and the camera he shares some of the challenges and triumphs, the highs and the lows during the filming and porduction of Full Swing. He also shares lessons learned from the pro's. Lessons from stars like Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas and Matt Fitzpatrick that have helped his golf and will certainly helps your's too. Those insights and lessons include: This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman at youtube.com/markimmelman

Duration:00:57:12

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Jamie Greaves with 4 Easy Steps to More Speed and Power off the Tee

4/30/2024
Jamie Greaves is a British Strength and Conditioning Coach and the Founder of JG Golf Fitness. He works with golfers of all ages and abilities, from Tour winners to beginners the game. Jamie's training philosophy is that no matter a golfer's skill level, creative ways can be forged to a enhance their game, overall fitness and health. Jamie joins #OntheMark to help you find, and improve your "Top End" and "Cruising" Clubhead Speeds with the Driver. In so doing he discusses and demonstrates three easy "Med-ball" exercises to improve speed: He also shares his four steps to more speed: Jamie also talks about various misconceptions to gaining speed and power, what factors correlate to an increase and speed and power, the value of purpose and intent in training, the mindset for power work, and replacing effort for speed. This podcast is also available as a vodcast - where you can watch how to do the exercises. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman on YouTube.

Duration:00:44:07

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Luke Kerr-Dineen with 10 Things to Improve Your Golf

4/25/2024
Luke Kerr-Dineen is Golf Digest's "Play" Editor. In his role he oversees game improvement content across Golf Digest's multimedia platforms. He has penned and created hundreds of articles and videos with the mission of helping golfers of all skill levels improve their games. Luke joins Mark Immelman on the #OntheMark podcast to discuss an article that he wrote after the 2024 Masters. That article was essentially about 10 of his takeaways from The Masters Tournament. Takeaways from watching the world's best prepare and play in aguably the most reconized tournament in professional golf: This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:00:43:55

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Mike Maggs on The Real Moment of Truth and How it can get you More Power with Less Effort

4/18/2024
Mike Maggs is a golf instructor from Temecula, California and is the Academy Director at the Southern California Golf Academy. A product of the Jim McLean Golf Schools, Mike is insightful and brings a simple, yet profound approach to building and improving golf swings. He joins #OntheMark to share his philosophy on the golf-swing while also sharing a few simple drills that are guarateed to improve your ball-striking and accuracy. As Mike describes his technique of "Balance and Letting Go" he shares 5 Drills to help you: As he weaves his way through the drills, Michael instructs on Bad Movements and Clubface Awareness. He also elaborates on the Leverage Point in the Downswing and how maximizing that all but guarantees success. He talks about Productive Practice and how awareness of 'Two Big Toes and the Nose" will improve your backswing. This podcast is also available as a vodcast. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman on YouTube.

Duration:00:51:33

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Michael Breed with Lessons from The 88th Masters that will Improve Your Golf

4/16/2024
Michael Breed is one of the foremost golf instructors in the game. He is the 2012 PGA National Teacher of the Year and a Golf Digest Top 100 Golf Instructor. He is also the host of “Course Record with Michael Breed” on CBS Sports, and is a regular contributor to CBS Sports HQ. Breed hosts "A New Breed of Golf" on Sirius XM PGA Tour Radio and is best known for his infectious energy and insightful golf lessons. Michael joins Mark Immelman to recap the 2024 Masters Tournament and highlight lessons to be learned from the tournament's leading contenders. He illustrates lessons and tips on the golf swing, short game, course management and mental game from: Breed also discusses game improvement elements like: This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:00:45:57

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Michael Leonard on How to Play Consistent Golf More Consistently

4/10/2024
Michael Leonard is a published author, a mental coach and the founder of "Wicked Smart Golf." Michael is fast becoming one of the leading minds in golf performance thanks to his insightful and easy manner, and he brings his wicked smart insights to the #OntheMark podcast to help you play more consistent golf. Michael shares 8 tips that will help you become more consistent: As Michael elaborates on how you can be more consistent he also speaks about Mental Health, Figuring out your own game, Knowing your tendencies and misses, and Managing emotions. This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:00:46:25

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Mark Immelman Previews the 2024 Masters with 5 Things to Look for and Learn From

4/8/2024
Mark Immelman previews the 2024 Masters Tournament at The Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. He talks about the golf course, the players, and he highlights five skills/elements that competitors need to perform well to excel in The Masters. He dives into, and shares insights to help your golf on: Set yourself up to watch The Masters from an informed point of view, while getting insights to improve your golf. Download and share this podcast. You can also view it on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman on YouTube.

Duration:00:21:57

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Bo Watson and Shannon Shuskey on How to Get into the Zone for Peak Performance

4/2/2024
Bo Watson is a former Tour Professional who turned to Golf Instruction and has become a respected Golf Teaching Professional. Shannon Shuskey is a former Professional Soccer player and a USA National Champion and record-holding In Line Speed-skater who is now a Mental Performance Mastery Coach. The two teamed up to form "In the Zone Mental Training" and over the last 4 years Bo and Shannon have helped over 300 golfers find their best performances. Their success rate has been astounding with over three quarters of the clientele shaving an average of 6.7 strokes off their score in 90 days or less. They join #OntheMark to share their insights, talk about performing while "In the Zone' and the lost art of kinesthetic Mental Imagery. As they teach about how athletes can get into the zone to perform freely and at their best they elaborate on a few key concepts: They also discuss the "King of Breathing," the physiological sigh and how that acts as a dishwasher for the brain, and how you can involve your "Seven Senses" for better performance on the golf course. This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:01:02:06

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Michael Finney with 7 Golf Swing Concepts to Improve Ball-striking

3/26/2024
Michael Finney is the Director of Golf at The University of Lousiville Golf Club. One of the most thoughful and incisive minds in golf instruction, Finney has the ability to boil down complex theoretical instructional concepts to easy to understand tips for game improvement. Mike joins #OntheMark for a second time to talk about 7 concepts sure to improve your golf-swing and your ball-striking. More importantly, he will most certainly improve your understanding of a few theoretical topics currently at the forefront of the game. He discusses and elaborates on: Michael elegantly describes the paradox of golf and explains the nature of the game and what is, and is not, required to swing the club effectively and consistently. He talks about the value of questioning everything and is sure to equip you with a good understanding of what your golf-swing requires. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman on YouTube to watch this as a vodcast.

Duration:00:54:12

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Jonathan Elsdon on Rhythm, Tempo, Sequencing and Timing in the Golf Swing

3/19/2024
Jonathan Elsdon is a British PGA professional and golf instructor in the South of England. A former Tour Pro, Jonathan brings a wealth of playing experience to his lessons and is quickly becoming one of the most sought after coaches in the game. He joins #OntheMark to share his philosophy on golf technique and instruction, as he dives into the inner workings of the golf swing and how Rhythm, Tempo and Timing are integral to consistent ball-striking and success. As he teaches you how to develop reliable rhythm and a consistently smooth swing tempo he elaborates on a few concepts such as: He then makes learning the concept of tempo, timing and rhythm linear by highlighting various instructional concepts: Jonathan also shares tips and drills on how you can understand and improve your swing rhythm, tempo and timing for more consistent golf-shots. This podcast is also available as a vodcast. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman on YouTube.

Duration:00:55:50

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Carl Reader on Trail Side Posture Bias and How it Could be Affecting your Swing

3/11/2024
Carl Reader has a BSc (Med)(Hon) Biokinetics (Exercise Therapy) Degree from the Sports Science Institute of South Africa. Based in Cape Town, South Africa he has over 20 years of experience and expertise in helping golfers of all levels optimize their functional movement patterns to move and play better. Carl makes a second appearance on our podcast to discuss his theory on "Right Side Posture Bias" and how that can adversely affect a golf-swing. As he elaborates on the concept he illustrates the issues it creates: As he addresses those maladies he talks about the mindset of golfers who suffer from Right Side Posture biases. He also illustrates how this syndrome is oftentimes the cause of lower back pain. He also shares moves, drills and remedies for this posture bias: This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:00:48:42

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Dr Raymond Prior on How Your Brain Works and Developing a Mindset for Success

3/5/2024
Dr. Raymond Prior is a Performance Psychologist and is widely regarded by the world's best performers as one of the best minds in the field. His clients include Major Champions, World Champions, Olympic Gold Medalists, Award-winning Coaches and numerous NCAA Champions and All-Americans. He also consults to Grammy Award winners, Oscar winners, Tony and Emmy Award winners. Dr. Prior joins Mark Immelman to discuss his book - "Golf Beneath the Surface" and to illustrate how the brain works and how you can train your mindset to re-wire your brain. As Dr. Prior takes you on a whistle-stop tour through the contents of the book, and his area of expertise, he elaborates on the following topics that will help you stack the proverbial mental odds in your favor: He also talks about the Mindset for Success and Impulse Control, Understanding Risk and dealing with Anxiety, and Dopamine and its influence on behavior. This podcast is also available as a vodcast. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:01:00:13

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Eric Cole on his Journey to The PGA TOUR and Lessons Learned Along the Way

2/27/2024
Eric Cole is the 2023 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year. He has also won over 56 Mini Tour Professional Tournaments and is the ultimate story of resilience and dogged perseverance. Eric joins Mark Immelman to talk about his career in golf, his journey to the PGA TOUR, and the 2013 Rookie of the Year title. Cole shares stories from his childhood. He talks about getting to know and play golf with Sam Saunders and Arnold Palmer, as well as growing up with a famous golfing father (Bobby Cole) and an equally famous golfing mother, 1973 LPGA Rookie of the Year, Laura Baugh. Eric shares intimate stories like his battle with Type 1 Diabetes and Addison's Disease. He talks about NCAA college golf, Mini Tour battles and his ascent to the Korn Ferry Tour and ultimately The PGA TOUR. He shares how he broke through barriers at each level with a mindset shift and a change in how he views challenges. Growing up in Florida Eric speaks of his affinity to Florida tournaments and shares inside-the-ropes takes of his final round battle with Chris Kirk in the 2023 Honda (now Cognizant) Classic. A master around the greens, Eric talks about the short game and how he pitches and chips off Bermuda grass. He also talks about putting and shares the drill he does to manage the quality of his putting stroke. He also shares insights on how to make pressure putts as he elaborates on the importance of beings true to yourself and your technique - a lesson he learned from his dad. Eric has made a a success of himself in life and in golf by way of a positive mindset and positive thinking - he talks about this trait, something taught to him by his mom. This podcast is als available on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:00:52:25

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How to Get Your Body into the Best Shape for Better Golf with Matt McKay

2/20/2024
Matt McKay (BS Kinesiology - Purdue University) is a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified Golf Fitness Professional and CHEK Institute Golf Performance Specialist based at The PGA TOUR Golf Academy at The World Golf Village in St. Augustine, FL. He joins #OntheMark to help you to better physical shape for better golf-swings and improved performance. Matt addresses his 5 tenets for improving physical condition and well-being: He also illustrates and describes (videos on YouTube) 3 Exercises that will lead to fulfillment of his 5 beliefs: This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:00:53:01

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Dr. David Spiegel on Hypnosis for Well-being, Increased Focus and Better Golf

2/14/2024
Dr. David Spiegel is Willson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center on Stress and Health, and Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He has more than 40 years of clinical and research experience studying psycho-oncology, stress and health, pain control, psychoneuroendocrinology, sleep and hypnosis. He has published 13 books, 404 scientific journal articles, and 170 book chapters on hypnosis, psychosocial oncology, stress physiology, trauma, and psychotherapy. Dr. David Spiegel is an Psychiatrist and the Wilson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he is known for his research into psycho-oncology; the neurobiology of therapeutic hypnosis and the role of the mind-brain-body connection in cancer outcomes and management among other topics. He directs the Stanford Center on Stress and Health and is a recognized authority on hypnosis's clinical utility and neuroscience. A true expert and trendsetter in the field of hypnosis Dr. Spiegel has appeared on the Andrew Huberman podcast, and he joins #OntheMark to dive into the topic of hypnotherapy and hypnosis for health, well-being, and for increased and improved focus and performance on the golf course. Dr. Spiegel answers the following questions: He explains the different parts of the human brain and how they work, and perhaps don't work, together, and he elaborates on the three things that happen to the brain while in a state of hypnosis. By way of explanation he also talks about brain activity in stages of stress and relaxation, in panic and in calm. Dr. Spiegel then talks about his work with competitive athletes and illustrates how hypnosis has allowed them to perform at the best in high pressure situations. He and Mark Immelman also discuss the mental state Tiger Woods gets into during competition. To that Dr. Spiegel illustrates how athletes and people can perform self-hypnosis, through the Reveri App for peak mental and physical performance. This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman. There is also a discount code for listeners for the Reveri App. Go to https://reverihealth.app.link/onthemark for a free 14 Day Trial.

Duration:00:51:38

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Kevin Redfern Shares Advice on Club-Fitting and Tips to Improve your Greenside Pitching and Chipping

2/7/2024
Kevin Redfern is an award-winning clubmaker and the founder and owner of Custom Golf Stix. He has crafted, made and repaired golf clubs for over 25 years has been a trusted advisor to amateur and professional golfers alike. He has helped some of the game's best including Seve Ballesteros, Fred Couples, Ian Woosnam, Sandy Lyle, Matt Wallace and Suzann Pettersen to dial in their equipment for peak performance. Kevin is also a respected golf instructor and he joins #OntheMark to talk about the value of club-fitting for better scores. As an added bonus he demonstrates his training aid, The Wedge Trainer, and illustrates how it can help iron the kinks out in your chipping and pitching swings. With regard to club-fitting for success Kevin addresses: He also talks about the Wedge Trainer training aid and shares the inspiration for the design. He illustrates how to use the Wedge Trainer and what it is used for, incl. eliminating flipping and excess wristiness, inproving incorrect angles of attack and inconsistent landing points, and enhancing poor swing rhythm and tempo. This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman. NOTE: Kevin has also offered a discount code of 10% off your purchase of a Wedge Trainer. Use code: OntheMark

Duration:00:45:16

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Dr. Ian Peek on How to Adapt Holistically to Exceed the Demands of the Competition

2/1/2024
Ian Peek is a Performance and Transition Coach with over 35 years of ‘hands-on’ coaching experience. Ian has a Master’s Degree and a PhD in Sports Coaching. He understands every client’s needs are unique and his coaching style and training methods are holistic and all-encompassing. Ian joins us to share insights from his doctoral thesis and information on how the elite players improve their performance by focussing on more than their golf game, i.e., also on certain mental, emotional and behavioral concepts. He discusses the his idea of "Adaptation to Exceed the Demands of the Field" and breaks them into four buckets - Biological, Physical, Psychological and Social. He also illustrates how you can see the "Big Picture" to improvement and elaborates on a few of those concepts: Dr. Peek uses PGA TOUR and DP World Tour examples in Sir Nick Faldo and Rory McIlroy to personalize some of his lessons. This podcast is also available as a Vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:00:47:12

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Jordan Spieth on Golf and How He Approaches the Game

1/22/2024
Jordan Spieth is one of the great American golfers of all time. His resume is extensive; he is: A 2-time US Junior Amateur Champion, a NCAA National Champion, a 3-time Major Champion (The Masters, The US Open and The Open), a former PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year (2013), the PGA TOUR and PGA Player of the Year (2015), the FedEx Cup Champion (2015), a Vardon Trophy winner (2015, 2017) and he has been ranked #1 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Spieth has 13 PGA TOUR victories (and counting) and his career has seen the highest of highs and also some heartbreaking lows. Jordan joins Mark Immelman to talk about his career in the game, highs, lows, tournament victories and defeats, and his approach to the golfswing, the short-game and scoring. He addresses his appearances as an amateur in the Byron Nelson tournament, his first PGA TOUR win at The John Deere Classic, his career at The Masters including the 2015 win and the 2016 defeat. Jordan also revisits the victory at the 2017 Open Championship and his mindset to chase down Matt Kuchar. Spieth also talks about his slump in form, injury, and how he managed the journey back to the winner's circle at the 2021 Valero Texas Open. With regard to technique and playing, he talks about: This podcast is also available as a Vodcast on YouTube. Search and subscribe to Mark Immelman.

Duration:00:55:04