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Since 2005, these weekly in-depth expert interviews provide valuable advice on how to become a better golfer. Entertaining conversations on the mental game, course management, putting, mechanics, equipment, fitness and more. Over 350 episodes of valuable insights for golfers of all skill levels, including weekend hackers like host Fred Greene. #1 golf podcast in iTunes and Google. All the experts agree, you play better and enjoy it more when you GOLF SMARTER.

Since 2005, these weekly in-depth expert interviews provide valuable advice on how to become a better golfer. Entertaining conversations on the mental game, course management, putting, mechanics, equipment, fitness and more. Over 350 episodes of valuable insights for golfers of all skill levels, including weekend hackers like host Fred Greene. #1 golf podcast in iTunes and Google. All the experts agree, you play better and enjoy it more when you GOLF SMARTER.
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Since 2005, these weekly in-depth expert interviews provide valuable advice on how to become a better golfer. Entertaining conversations on the mental game, course management, putting, mechanics, equipment, fitness and more. Over 350 episodes of valuable insights for golfers of all skill levels, including weekend hackers like host Fred Greene. #1 golf podcast in iTunes and Google. All the experts agree, you play better and enjoy it more when you GOLF SMARTER.

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Episodes

Having A Baseball Swing Won’t Hurt Your Golf Swing As Much As You’ve Been Told

11/21/2017
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612: Don Peterson, swingfactory.com, has figured out how to communicate a great golf swing with easily relatable metaphors, like holding a punch bowl or swatting a bee with your tummy. His two books, “Miyagi Golf: Wax-On Wax-Off for Golf” helps you become a better self-trainer, and “The Baseball Golf Swing Method” will help you build your swing from scratch or re-build a faulty swing. Congratulations to our winners, Danny Valenzuela of AZ and Barry Watson of NC who were randomly selected by...

Duration: 00:47:21


Pt2 with Dean Reinmuth on How To Fix Your Tempo and Swing Speed

11/15/2017
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611: Dean Reinmuth (DeanOfGolf.com) returns to analyze video of Fred’s swing with the Swing Coach. This is part 2 of our conversation started in our last episode. You will hear us referring to the video, but obviously it’s not on the audio portion of this podcast episode, but you can see the entire episode and watch what Dean’s referring to on GolfSmarter.com or our YouTube.com/golfsmartertv channel at https://youtu.be/PEfqIGfCvj4. WIN A Swing Coach Club!!! Thanks to Dean, four (4) lucky...

Duration: 00:33:14


Stop Complaining You Lifted Your Head! Fix Your Tempo and Golf Swing Speed with Dean Reinmuth

11/7/2017
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610: Dean Reinmuth DeanOfGolf.com> has been a Golf Digest Top 50 Teacher for 20 years, Phil Mickleson’s coach for 13 years, one of the first instructors on the Golf Channel, and a regular contributor to Golf Digest. OK, impressive credentials complete. This week host Fred Greene has an hour long Skype video conversation (see it YouTube.com/GolfSmarterTV) with Dean about a wide variety of topics from his history, to improving our mechanics, to short game proficiency. Dean also introduces us...

Duration: 01:04:56


Outwit The Yips: Proven Tips to Free Your Golf Mind with Donn Levine

10/31/2017
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609 Donn Levine Check out our new Hey Fred voice message center! Have a question about your game or equipment? Call 415-761-1498 and leave your question, and Fred will get one of our pros to answer it on the show…unless of course if you have a question, comment or suggestion for Fred. Go ahead and call right now! 415-761-1498 This episode is brought to you by ledbury.com/golfsmarter. For those who want high quality, custom fit dress shirts without paying outrageous prices, check out...

Duration: 00:41:00


Live Short Game Clinic with Josh Zander, PGA covering Chipping, Pitching, Bunker Shots and more

10/24/2017
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608 Josh Zander zandergolf.com> is back from last week’s episode, but this time he’s doing a live short game clinic at a charity tournament in San Francisco. This is the entire clinic that covers chipping, pitching, bunker shots and more. In addition to the short game video we shared last week, there’s another short video from the clinic where Josh talks about the most effective practice session you can have when you distinguish between block practice and situational practice. Do you just...

Duration: 00:57:42


Short Game Fixes, Tricks, and Keys to Lower Scores from Around the Greens with Josh Zander

10/18/2017
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607: Josh Zander zandergolf.com> a Top 100 Teacher in America joins us to talk about short game, short game, and more short game. Beyond his tips and advice we learn about his adventure of playing in the US Open at Pebble Beach in 1992. We met Josh at a charity tournament. Just before the clinic began, Josh was providing some individual help on getting your pitch shots up in the air. The video of that tip can be found on our YouTube.com/GolfSmarterTV channel. This is one of more than a...

Duration: 00:44:19


Welcome to the Zone! Tips and Insights on How to Achieve Peak Performance with Scott Ford

10/10/2017
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606 “The Zone”…“Peak Performance”…there are different names for it, but you know how powerful it is when you’re there. A few episodes ago we heard Jamie Zimron talk about Scott Ford, an instructor who has helped her and scores of golfers understand how to achieve peak performance and get into a zone during a round of golf. Scott’s approach is both effective and practical. In this episode, host Fred Greene talks to Scott on how he discovered that he’d achieved his ‘zone’ and how we can get...

Duration: 00:43:59


Using Golf To Grow Your Business with authors Jonathan Taylor & Tim Davis

10/3/2017
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605: Executives who play golf earn 17% more than those who don’t. We’ve all heard that the golf course is a great place to do business. A sharp business person can learn more about a potential business relationship in four hours on the course than they can with years of meetings, emails, and phone calls. Our guests this week are Jonathan Taylor & Tim Davis authors of “Selling On The Green”, the bestselling book on golf & business that’s used in University level business schools across...

Duration: 00:41:56


Taking Your Best Swing from the Range to the 1st Tee by Eliminating Tension and Anxiety

9/26/2017
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604: Jamie Zimron, the "Golf Sensei" returns for her tenth appearance on Golf Smarter to discuss why so many of us can't seem to hit the ball the same on the course as we do on the range. She provides insights and tips on how to get your body and mind to relax which provides greater power, more accuracy and lower scores! This episode is brought to you by Eightsleep.com. Save $100 at checkout with code "golfsmarter" when you purchase the smartest mattress on the planet, the Eight Smart...

Duration: 00:41:19


Get Solid, Consistent, Predictable Contact, and Improve Your Wedge Play from 50 Yards and In with Tim Yelverton

9/5/2017
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603: We heard about Tim Yelverton in episode 599 with Brendon DeVore. Tim is Brendon’s favorite coach in his quest to be a better golfer, so it makes sense to hear what he has to say since we’re all on the same quest. Our focus on the conversation is short game and putting. Don’t miss any part of this conversation because Tim provides some great warm up drills and short game tips throughout. The full video interview is available on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/t4ADcjc7DGM Here...

Duration: 00:44:46


4 Skills of Putting: Reading / Aiming / Stroke / Distance with PuttingZone.com Founder Geoff Mangum

8/22/2017
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Putting frustrates every golfer, no matter their skill level. If you’ve ever seen a Pro on the Tour miss a 2 foot putt, you know that everyone is susceptible and just as frustrated. PuttingZone.com founder Geoff Mangum is convinced that whatever method of reading putts your using won’t help because all you’re doing is guessing. But after decades of research into the science of dropping the ball in the cup, he has concluded that there are four elements to successful putting, and he’s...

Duration: 00:43:00


Holy S#%t! I’m Playing in the US Seniors Men’s Open Championship! with Larry Salk

8/8/2017
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Larry Salk played Tour Golf professionally in his 20's. It didn't work out the way he hoped and created a career in the tech industry. But he still loved to play a lot, and he played well. Well enough that at 55 he qualified as an Amateur to play in the 2017 US Senior Open Championship at Salem Country Club in MA. Even though he didn't make the cut, he had a great time and has great stories about the adventure. This is a story you won't find anywhere else. Here are two other podcasts from...

Duration: 00:41:10


The Internet is Killing Golf Instruction...and Probably Your Game!

7/25/2017
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600: Jim Waldron of the Balance Point Golf Schools has witnessed a huge shift in golf performance and instruction since the overwhelming amount of information that has been offered by high speed internet. We call it instant gratification, Jim refers to it as Instant Contamination. There’s an intellectual exercise that should be incorporated into your practice and rounds, but because we have so much information to digest, it disappears in players who can’t understand why they’re not...

Duration: 00:42:45


A Personal Quest to Be A Better Golfer with YouTube Sensation Brendon DeVore

7/4/2017
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599: Brendon DeVore is a good golfer and started a YouTube channel that was similar to Golf Smarter in that he interviewed golf instructors on ways to be a Better Golfer. Brendon was brought to us by a suggestion from a listener who knew that we’d all appreciate his insight and story. It’s a fun conversation that I hope you’ll enjoy. If you're also a fan of baseball, especially baseball history and how it relates to today's game, please check out RADIO BASEBALL CARDS...

Duration: 00:42:25


How to Determine Which Tee Box is Best for Your Game Using Rating/Slope/Yardage with Jim Cowan; Director of Course Rating & Handicap for the NCGA

6/27/2017
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598: Are you a 15hcp playing from the Tips? Knock it off, and lose the ego, you’re not that good! Here's a solution to shoot lower scores and have more fun doing it...Play from a different, closer set of tees! Jim Cowan, Director of Course Rating & Handicap for the Northern California Golf Assoc (NCGA) joins us to discuss what Rating/Slope means, what total yardage means in relation to Rating/Slope, comparing courses and and how to combine that information with total course yardage,...

Duration: 00:47:46


What It Takes to Run and Host a USGA Amateur Championship with Dean Knuth

6/20/2017
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597: Dean Knuth, creator of the Rating/Slope system for handicapping golfers (he's known as the 'Pope of Slope'), and founder of Knuth Golf returns to talk about the 2017 US Women’s Amateur Championship which takes place at the San Diego Country Club August 7-13, 2017. Dean is Chairman of the organizing committee and knows that you’d be amazed and what’s involved in logistics and budgets to run a USGA sanctioned event. This conversation is accompanied by a complete PowerPoint slide set...

Duration: 00:34:00


US Open Golf Fantasy Draft with the Tour Junkies

6/13/2017
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596: The 2017 US Open is this weekend and we’ve invited the Tour Junkies back to help us with our fantasy draft picks and betting lines. This episode is brought to you by draftkings.com. Use promo code GOLFSMARTER to enter the FREE $100,000 Fantasy golf contest! DraftKings: The game inside the game. Eligibility restrictions may apply. See DraftKings dot com for details. If you're also a fan of baseball, especially baseball history and how it relates to today's game, please check out...

Duration: 00:49:26


Pt2: Taking Your Golf Game to a New Level, One Club at a Time with Tony Manzoni

6/6/2017
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595: In part 2 of our conversation with Tony Manzoni, in addition to talking about Frank Sinatra, Steph Curry, and Tiger Woods, we complete Tony’s suggestions on taking your game to new levels with wedges, long irons, hybrids (or rescue clubs), fairway “woods”, and your Driver. This episode is brought to you by RADIO BASEBALL CARDS, the newest podcast from SmarterPodcasts.com.

Duration: 01:01:16


Play Golf at the Next Level! One Club at a Time with Tony Manzoni

5/30/2017
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594: Tony Manzoni returns to discuss tips, insights, and strategies on how to be more consistent with each golf club in your bag. In this episode we explore improvements with your putter, 8 iron, and lob wedge. We’ve scheduled to have him come back next week to discuss more wedges, long irons, hybrids, fairway metals, and drivers. This episode is brought to you by RADIO BASEBALL CARDS, the newest podcast from SmarterPodcasts.com.

Duration: 00:50:54

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