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Mark Immelman isn't just the older brother and swing coach of 2008 Masters champion Trevor Immelman, he's a broadcaster on a variety of platforms, one of the leading instructors in the world of golf and happy to help improve your game.


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    Rick Gehman Shares Everything you need to know about Golf Betting

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 59:26

    Rick Gehman is the creator and owner of the golf database rickrungood.com. He is also the host of the CBS First Cut Golf Podcast and he joins us to guide you through the world of sports, and specifically, Golf Betting. He describes the different types of bets available. He delves into odds. He talks about DFS and highlights strategies for success. He advises on how to handicap a player, bearing in mind Strokes Gained metrics, Golf Course History, Form and Odds Values. In short Rick sets you up for success. DISCLAIMER: The On the Mark Podcast and Mark Immelman do not recommend Sports Betting

    Justin Leonard on Scoring Shots and Getting the Most out of Your Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 57:34

    Justin Leonard (Texas) is the 1997 Open Champion, the 1998 PLAYERS Champion and a 12x PGA TOUR winner. He has followed his prolific career as a player with a successful transition into TV broadcasting for NBC Golf Channel. He has had success at every level of the game and he joins us to share his story in golf, from growing up in Dallas TX and playing against the better players to beating the world's best in Ryder Cups. He shares his insights and experience on many topics related to improved scoring: Playing your Game; Finding and Maintaining Confidence; Good Wedge play, Improved putting; Trajectory control; Keeping the game simple, and Slowing down the Mind.

    Dr. Philip Palmer Illustrates Exercises Designed to Improve Your Golf Swing

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 51:11

    Dr. Philip Palmer is one of the foremost chiropractors in Canada and is well-respected and highly sought after for his knowledge and expertise. A published author, Dr. Palmer joins the On the Mark Podcast for a second time to dive into Neuroreflexive Training as he shares exercises and drills aimed at improving your overall well-being and your golf swing. Philip illustrates movements (drills) that target your Posture at Address, your Backswing, your Impact Position and your Follow-through. Do these at-home exercises and improve your golf swing.

    Dr. Mike Grevlos Delves into Goals and Motivation and How the Golf Mind Works

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 53:16

    Dr. Mike Grevlos is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota. Among many courses, he teaches Sport Psychology, Motivation and Emotion, and Behavioral Neurosciences. He is also a published author and works with golfers of all skill levels. Mike joins us for a second time to discuss Motivational mindsets and Goals. Diving deeper into those topics Mike hits: Course Strategy and Target Selection and the appropriate mental approaches; Indecision and lack of Commitment in Decisions, and Avoidance and Approach Goals.

    Lou Stagner Helps You Manage Your Expectations

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 52:40

    Lou Stagner is an Arccos Golf Data Insights Lead, Co-Host of the 'Hack It Out Golf' podcast and one of the leading data research analysts on The PGA TOUR. He makes his second appearance on The On the Mark Podcast to help you manage your expectations and improve your golf scores. He shares interesting Strokes Gained data (Off the Tee, Approach Play, Around the Greens) from the PGA TOUR and contrasts it to the skill and ability levels of the regular club golfer. Lou discusses the value of appropriate target selection and Greens in Regulation data - Pro's vs Amateurs. He also dives into Birdie production vs Big Score Mitigation as a score lowering tactic.

    Markus Westerberg on How to Make Appropriate and Faster Swing Changes

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 47:01

    Markus Westerberg is a Swedish Golf Professional. A former European Tour player, he has turned to instruction and runs a successful golf academy geared to development of young talented golfers. He is also the founder of the DeWiz Biofeedback Golf Swing Modifier. He joins On the Mark to explain and demonstrate how DeWiz works. He illustrates data parameters such as: Swing Length, Swing Width, Transition Planes, Hand Speed, Swing Time and Swing Tempo. He shows how each works to improve your swing, gain power and distance and shares data from top pro's like Bryson DeChambeau, Henrik Stenson, Vijay Singh and Annika Sorenstam. He also mentioned the DeWiz Wedge Combines and how they help distance control on scoring shots.

    Break Free from Suckville with Dr Bhrett McCabe

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 37:44

    Bhrett McCabe is the founder of The MindSide and a practicing sports and performance psychologist. He combines his academic credentials with his understanding of the art of competing in high pressure environments and is one of the leading Sports Psychologists on the PGA TOUR. Dr. McCabe works with several elite golfers incl. Jon Rahm, Sam Burns, Ian Poulter and Billy Horschel. Bhrett joins us to discuss his new book "Break free from Suckville." Among many topics he addresses: Good and Bad States of Mind; Managing Uncertainty; Giving up Control; Dealing with Anxiety; Dealing with Naysayers; Being Resilient and Winning Every Moment - Getting the Most out of Your Day.

    Noah Montgomery Hits You with The Truth for Better Golf

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 50:35

    Noah Montgomery is retired Oakland (CA) police officer who turned to golf and golf instruction. His straightforward manner and fundamental approach have made him successful and sought out by both professional and elite golfers. The author of the website hitwiththetruth.com, he joins us to share truths about game improvement. Noah addresses: Fundamentals and how they pertain to you. The Pitfalls of Method Teaching. Random vs Block Practice - the advantages and disadvantages. The value of Tracking Devices and using them appropriately. Learning The 9 Ball-flight Laws, and how Outliers are good for golf.

    Jeehae Lee Illustrates SportsBox AI and How it Can Help Your Golf Swing

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 40:23

    Jeehae Lee, a former LPGA Tour golfer, is now the CEO of SportsBox AI. SportsBox is a 3D golf-swing analysis App that uses Artificial Intelligence to convert regular videos into 3D golf swing models. In this podcast Jeehae highlights how the app and user interface works, the data parameters (that include Body Rotation, Lift and Sway) it offers and how the information can be used for your golf swing improvement. She also shows golf swing examples from Michelle Wie, what you can learn from them, and she shares lessons learned on the LPGA TOUR that could help your game.

    Playing Smart Golf with John Wood

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 43:57

    John Wood is a former PGA TOUR caddy (for Hunter Mahan and Matt Kuchar) who has turned to TV broadcast as an on-course announcer for NBC Sports/Golf Channel. Having played an important role in Major Championships, Ryder Cups, President's Cups and PGA TOUR events he is vastly experienced and an expert in high-level competitive golf. He joins to share stories from inside the ropes as well as Course Management insights. He discusses: Power vs Scoring, Strengths and Weaknesses, Getting Proper Yardages, Reading Lies in the Rough, Assessing the Influence of the Wind, Game Plans, Aggressive and Defensive Plays, Self Talk and Attitude, Statistics for Improvement and Constructive Practice.

    AJ Gerlach Helps You from The Practice Tee to the Golf Course

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 49:06

    AJ Gerlach is one of the bright young minds in golf instruction. Based in South Carolina, he has developed a significant following on Social Media by offering easy to understand, helpful golf tips. AJ joins us to help you develop productive practice habits. He advises you how to get your work to the golf course by sharing tips and insights to help you: Improve power and accuracy off the tee, galvanize your iron-play by enhancing contact/compression, dial in wedge play for scoring and hole more short putts.

    Terry Rowles Shares AI Golf Swing Research to Help Your Understanding of the Golf Swing

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2021 45:17

    Originally from England, Terry Rowles is one of the leading minds in the golf. A GOLF Magazine Top 100 Teacher, he joins us to share data and research from the SportsBox AI technology. Terry talks about elements in some of the Ryder Cup stars swings that set them apart and can help your game. Examples incl.: Bryson DeChambeau, Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Jon Rahm. Swing elements incl.: Ground Reaction Force, X-Factor Stretch, Swinging within Physical limitations and Swing Matchups for Consistent ball-striking.

    AJ Gerlach Sets You on the Path to Better Golf

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 37:19

    AJ Gerlach is a South Carolina based PGA Golf Teaching Professional. A respected young mind in the game, he is sought out by golfers of all skills levels and offers lessons online. AJ joins us to help you to play better golf. He shares insights and tips to help you make your practice more purposeful and productive. He then takes you to the course and shares tips to: Find a few more fairways off the tee, Approach shots with the iron game, Wedge play to turn three shots into two, and Short Putts for scoring.

    Mark Immelman with Golf Tips from the 2021 PGA TOUR Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 38:21

    Mark Immelman is the Host of The On the Mark Podcast, and a Golf Magazine 2021 "Teacher to Watch". He shares anecdotes and lessons from his experiences on the PGA TOUR in 2021. Mark highlights some of the most memorable shots he called while on-course. He also shares tips from Golf.com columns he wrote in the first quarter of the year. Mark shares his insights on: Upright Swing Planes (Justin Thomas), Fairway Metal Play and the Use of Lofted Metal Woods (Si Woo Kim), Surviving and Beating Slumps (Brooks Koepka), Making Swing Changes Successfully (Jordan Spieth), and Practicing One-Arm shots for Improved Pitching and Golf Swings (Cam Smith).

    Jason Baile Guides You Physically and Mentally to Better Golf

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 46:21

    Jason Baile is the Director of Instruction at Jupiter Hills Club (Tequesta FL) a and is a TPI Certified Level 3 Instructor and a Swing Catalyst Global Ambassador. He is also a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor. He joins #OTM to help you to a complete understanding of concepts, both mentally and physically, required to play better golf. Jason addresses: The Grip and its relationship to the Clubface; Proper Fundamentals; Swing Path/Clubface Relationships for Shot-making; Ball-striking, and Power off the Tee.

    Billy Mitchell with Strength and Mobility Exercises for Golf You can do at Home

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 36:56

    Billy Mitchell is a former professional golfer turned Performance Coach and Physical Trainer. He operates Billy Mitchell Training at Fusion Atlanta and he brings a golf-playing element to his work. Billy's success and reputation have him sought out by PGA TOUR and LPGA players for improved well-being and performance. He joins "On the Mark" to help you to better physical health and improved golf. In the podcast he shares 5 exercise you can do at home or in the office. All exercises are designed to improve strength, mobility and your golf swing. Exercises incl.: Glute Bridges, Planks, Open Books, Elbow Drops, Cat-Cows and Prayer Stretches.

    Stefan Schauffele on Golf and Xander Schauffele's Journey to the Olympic Gold Medal

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 39:23

    Stefan Schauffele,a former aspirant German Olympic Decathlete, is the father and coach of PGA TOUR Winner and Olympic Gold Medalist, Xander Schauffele. He joins "On the Mark" to share his story and lessons from Xander's career in golf. Among various topics Stefan addresses: Parenting child athletes, Being the "underdog", Competitive mindset, Vision and Goal-setting, Personal purpose and Self-Belief, Dealing with Nerves, and Handling Success and Failure. He also shares his take impulse training and leverage and longevity in the golf swing. He also explains the importance of understanding the "good" and the "bad" sides of your golf swing.

    Michelle Holmes - Teaching Your Kids and Making Golf Successful and Fun

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 39:58

    Michelle Holmes (Director of Instruction @ Michelle Holmes School of Golf) is a LPGA Teaching Professional, and a US Kids Top 50 Instructor. She joins us to help you make golf and golf development successful and fun for you and your kids. She discusses: Setting up for Success with an age appropriate focus, Comparisons to other players, Dealing with Success and Disappointment, Realistic Score Ranges, Practice vs Playing Time, Appropriate Technique and Fundamentals, and "Game-Like Training" for Competitive Success.

    Piers Ward and Andy Proudman with 5 Surefire Ways to Lower Your Scores

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 44:25

    Piers Ward and Andy Proudman make up "Me and My Golf" and they have built a global following thanks to their savvy and appropriate golf instruction, both digitally and in-person. They join us to share their story and to illustrate 5 ways that are guaranteed to improve your golf and lower your scores, no matter your skill level. They address: 1. Cause - not Symptom - related instruction and work. 2. The Action of the Hips (and their influence) in the Golf Swing. 3. Playing from the Rough. 4. Playing and Knowing Your Game. 5. Managing Expectations and Mental Attitude.

    Kyle Morris Shares "Key Performance Indicators to Breaking Your Scoring Threshold

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 50:51

    Kyle Morris is the Owner, Director of Golf Instruction, and Junior Champions Director at The Golf Room. A former 7-year sanctioned PGA Tour member, he adopts a real playing and scoring element to all of his lessons and he joins us to share his "Key Performance Indicators" to breaking 100, 90, 80 and 70. For each skill level and level of play he explains thoroughly what is needed to achieve the given threshold and he also shares Drills and Practice Exercises that will move you along the development curve.

    Tony Ruggiero shares a Simple Approach to Better Swing Path and Clubface Angle Relationships

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 49:39

    Tony Ruggiero is a Golf Digest Top 50 Instructor, a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher and a PGA Tour Coach. He works with amateur and pro golfers alike and is sought out by many PGA TOUR players. He joins "On the Mark" to share insights and tips to understanding the Swing Path/Clubface Relationship and how you can improve yours for better and more reliable ball-striking. Tony addresses Body influence to match shot shapes and he contrasts Swing Planes. He also compares "Slingers", "Rotaters" and "Pullers" and what each swing version should do to strike the golf ball more consistently. He also illustrates "practice stations" and drills to tighten up fundamentals and galvanize swing paths and trajectory control.

    Wilco Nienaber on How He Plays Golf and How to Hit the Long Ball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 46:28

    Wilco Nienaber is a South African Golf Professional who plays on the Sunshine Tour, European Tour and The PGA TOUR. Twice a winner in his young career, Nienaber is best known for his prodigious length off the tee. He joins us to talk about his career in golf, turning professional, dealing with on-course and off-course challenges, and lessons learned at the highest level. He also shares insights on growing up as a multi-sport athlete, playing under pressure, life off the golf course, and his approach to the golf swing. He also talks about how he hits the ball as far as he does and gives his take on elements required to pick up more clubhead speed, ball speed and power.

    Alex Trujillo Unpacks Launch Monitor Data for Power off the Tee and Control with the Iron-Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 55:17

    Alex Trujillo is Senior Sales Manager for FlightScope and is trusted by PGA TOUR professionals incl. Bubba Watson and Bryson DeChambeau for his Launch Monitor insights. He joins us to help you understand the data parameters applicable to power off the tee and control with the iron-game. Alex discusses quality Ball-striking, Gear Effect and how it happens, the Relationships between Clubface Alignment and Swing Path for shot shaping and trajectory, and Swing Low Point and Angle of Attack. He also talks Dynamic Loft and Spin Loft for improved golf swing efficiency.

    Dr. Philip Palmer Helps You in Your Quest for improved Athletic Performance

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 44:46

    Dr. Philip Palmer (Canada) is a chiropractor and author who specializes in helping athletes and golfers in their quest for improved athletic performance, reduced pain and dysfunction, reduced injury rates and overall better health. He joins us to help you understand how the Central Nervous System (the body's operating system) functions and how it communicates with the Myofascial system. He discusses Painless Dysfunction, Spatial Orientation and Muscular Activation. He also shares exercises and tests to make you more "athletically clever". Finally Dr. Palmer talks about proper Postural Orientation for improved swing speed, and shares exercises for Glute Activation, Hip Mobility, Thoracic Spine Mobility and Neuromobilization.

    JP Crawford Illustrates Exercises in the Gym Guaranteed to Improve Your Golf

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 43:32

    JP Crawford is the owner and founder of DiVerge Fitness. He is vastly experienced and researched in the physiology, nutrition, and kinematics of the human body. Among many degrees and certifications JP is also TPI Certified. He joins our podcast to help you make your gym sessions and time spent in the gym count. Crawford shows 5 exercises that are not doing your golf any favors and replaces them with 5 more productive replacements to improve overall body strength, flexibility and mobility. JP describes the correct form, weight, and repetitions required and also discusses injury and pain prevention.

    Galvanize your Understanding of Data Parameters for Power and Control with Alex Trujillo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 56:21

    Alex Trujillo is the Senior Sales Manager for FlightScope and is trusted by a number of PGA TOUR professionals, including Bubba Watson and Bryson DeChambeau for his Launch Monitor insights and expertise. He joins "On the Mark" to help you understand the data parameters applicable to more power off the tee, and control with the iron-game. He discusses Ball-striking quality, Gear Effect, Clubface Control, Relationships between Clubface Alignment and Swing Path for shot-shaping, and Swing Low Point and Angle of Attack. Alex also explains the value of understanding Spin Loft and Dynamic Loft to maximize the efficiency of your golf-swing and gain more distance off the tee. He also shows the similarities  between hitting in baseball and hitting a golf ball using Pete Rose and Albert Pujols as athletic examples.

    Rick Fehr Coaches You to Real Improvement in Your Golf Scores

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2021 47:10

    Rich Fehr is a former PGA TOUR winner who has turned to golf instruction and coaching. He brings years of experience to his craft and joins On the Mark to coach you to better golf. Rick talks about the value of self-discovery and self-organization as a player. He teaches you how to "play with what you got" and make the best score despite not having your best game. He addresses shot-shaping and its value in golf-swing correction, and he also illustrates the value of having a "Choke Shot" that you can go-to under pressure. Improve your scores with lessons and insights from the PGA TOUR.

    Taylor Crosby on Swing Shape and Crisp Ball-Striking

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 52:58

    Taylor Crosby, an accomplished pro golfer, became a golf instructor under the tutelage of Jim McLean. Now a Master Instructor, Crosby works with a number of PGA TOUR players. Based at The Kingdom at Reynolds Lake Oconee he also works with golfers of all skill levels and joins us to help you understand and improve your golf swing shape in terms of direction and tilt/pitch. He addresses Setup, Balance, Alignment, Ball Position, Arc Low-Point and Clubface control while advising on elements to crisp ball-striking and compressing the ball at contact. He shares insights on playing from uneven lies and adverse lies and adjustments required, including "finding the bottom of the arc" for good striking. Taylor also advises on drills and exercises for improved ball-striking.

    Steve Furlonger Unpacks Ground Reaction Forces (GRF) and How to Maximize Them for Speed and Power

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2021 50:04

    Steve Furlonger is a British Golf Professional and a foremost expert in Ground Reaction Forces (GRF). He works with golfers of all skill levels and helps them to toward improvement and self-sufficiency. Steve joins us to explain GRF from a 3D point of view and then apply the insight to use the forces for improved ball-striking consistency and power. He talks about golf swing Forces & Torques and delves into GRF in 3 dimensions: Vertical Rotation around the Center of Mass (CoM); Horizontal Rotation around CoM and Lateral Movement of CoM. Steve also shares exercises and drills to learn how to apply force correctly to maximize GRF for improved clubhead speed.

    Brian Mogg Talks Technique and Ways to Improve your Golf Scores

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 40:38

    Brian Mogg is a former PGA TOUR player and now one of the leading instructors in golf. Highly respected, Mogg is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher and a Golf Digest Top 50 Instructor. He has lead 30 professionals to wins on the PGA and LPGA Tours. He joins "On the Mark" to help you understand technique and lower your scores. He demonstrates drills designed to help feel and understanding. Brian shares insights on putting, chipping and pitching, swing arc width and a more loaded pivot with better rotation.

    Mark Immelman with Lessons from The PGA Championship at Kiawah Island

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2021 28:03

    Mark Immelman is the host of the "On the Mark" podcast. He is also an Analyst for CBS Sports HQ and an on-course announcer for CBS Sports. He was a part of the broadcast crew at the 103rd PGA Championship at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island and he revisits Phil Mickelson's record-breaking victory and the lessons you can learn from Phil's performance. Immelman's insights and lessons include: Tips on Preparation and Practice, Healthy lifestyle, Intentionality and a productive Mental and Eemotional approach.

    Kelvin Kelley on How Golf Should be Learned

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 40:59

    Kelvin Kelley is a TPI Certified Class A PGA Golf Professional in San Francisco, CA. Making a second appearance on our podcast, Kelvin highlights how golf should be learned, a "less is more" approach, and how you can develop a simple, easy to repeat and efficient golf swing. He likens the golf swing to a throwing motion and talks about Hitting Angles and the appropriate set-up to simplify the swing. He addresses the "hitting impulse" and correct Trail Side vs Lead Side action through the swing. He also talks the art of playing golf, and also shares drills you can work on to clean up your golf swing and improve your ball-striking.

    Lucas Wald with Lessons to Learn from his Top 10 Favorite Golf Swings

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 43:31

    Lucas Wald is a respected PGA TOUR Golf Instructor who has been recognized as a Golf Digest Best Young Teacher in America. He is widely researched and sought out by golfers of all skill levels, and he joins us to talk about his Top 10 Favorite Golf Swings: Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, Mickey Wright, Sam Snead, Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Tom Watson, Bob Jones, Rory McIlroy and Jamie Sadlowski. The Golf Swing elements Lucas addresses are: The Grip, Power, Pivot, Footwork, the Waggle, Timing and Tempo, Balance, Eyeline and Angle of Attack.

    Improving Your Overall Game with Tyson Deskins

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 40:04

    Tyson Deskins is the founder of 419 Golf and a leading young mind in golf instruction. He is TPI and Swing Catalyst certified and believes there is no perfect way to swing a golf club. He does however believe in finding the most efficient way for each individual to swing and he joins us to share insights on how you can improve your game overall. He dives into a Productive Mindset and Focus and Intent on and off-course, Note-keeping for accountability, Gaining Confidence, Practice Time Ratios, Playing vs Practice and On-course practice.

    Jon Adler Helps You Develop a Balanced Mind for Better Golf

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 47:20

    Jon Adler is a British golf performance coach, a TOUR coach and the author of two golf improvement books. He joins "On the Mark to help you get out of your own way and ensure that the best version of you shows up each time you play. Specifically Jon dives into: Playing your best when it matters; Being less frustrated when on-course; Developing a calm mind; Anxiety and Fear and their effect on performance. He also talks about "embracing the certainty of uncertainty" and "the art of relaxed concentration". Further he addresses "Silent Meditation" and dealing with "Mental Interference".

    Gavin Grenville Wood on Success in Competitive Golf for Parents and Juniors

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 52:16

    Gavin Grenville-Wood is a British PGA Professional and the Head of Junior Education for Leadbetter Golf. With over 25 years of teaching experience and involvement with junior golfers of all levels he is uniquely qualified to advise golfers and parents on navigating the journey through golf development and competition. He shares personal anecdotes as a father and coach. He expressly advises on: Goal Setting, the Line between Pushing and Motivating, Setting Expectations, Practice, and Handling Disappointment. He also talks about skills to make your best score without your best game, inspiring creativity in practice and on-course and developing skills and technique.

    Steve Scott Helps You Unlock the Competitor Within

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 44:50

    Steve Scott is the PGA Head Professional of The Outpost Club and Founder of the Silver Club Golfing Society. A former PGA TOUR professional he now teaches, writes and announces for PGA Tour Live and Golf Channel. Steve join us to revisit his epic 1996 US Amateur Final against Tiger Woods. He discusses competitiveness and shares tips on how you can direct your focus, talent and emotion to get the most out of your competitive instinct. He also addresses defining winds and dealing with failure, risk and reward, taking lessons from wins and losses, and preparation for success.

    Ian Baker-Finch Shares Insights and Lessons from The Masters

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 39:49

    Ian Baker-Finch is an Open Champion and multiple winner on the PGA TOUR. Now an announcer (17th Hole Tower) and analyst for CBS Sports he has unique and worthy insights into the professional game and he joins us to share his take on the 2021 Masters. Ian shares lessons on putting, pitching and chipping, the iron game and approach shots, course management and strategy and he also talks about playing under pressure, and how to deal with a big lead and close out tournaments. In his examples he references Hideki Matsuyama, Will Zalatoris, Jordan Spieth, and Nick Faldo.

    Mike Stachura Advises on How to Get the Right Clubs in Your Hands

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 43:00

    Mike Stachura is the Senior Editor at Golf Digest. He has been on staff since 1992 and leads the massive endeavor that is the Golf Digest (Equipment) Hot List. Mike joins "On the Mark" to explain the Hot List and its purpose. He also addresses the importance of, the value of, and how to be properly fitted for golf clubs. Further, he talks about power off the tee, swing speed and Drivers. He contrasts Long Irons vs Hybrids/Utility Clubs and Blades vs Game Improvement Irons. He also talks Wedges and Putters.

    Mark Immelman with Lessons from Augusta National and The Masters

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 30:17

    In our 500th podcast, host Mark Immelman walks you through some shots required around the famed Augusta National Golf Club in The Masters. Mark addresses shots required off the tee and how certain shot shapes are rewarded. He also talks about avoiding a left-miss, which is crucial to avoiding big numbers at The Masters. He also talks about the challenge of playing iron shots off uneven lies and shows what you can do to strike those better. He addresses good greenside pitching and shares a chipping lesson from 1987 Masters champ, Larry Mize. Finally, Mark shares lag and short putting insights referencing Masters Champion, Tiger Woods. With regard to the mental game, Mark shares wisdom from Bobby Jones and a course management tip from Patrick Cantlay.

    Dottie Pepper Shares Lessons for a Life in Golf

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2021 36:15

    Dottie Pepper is a LPGA golf professional and winner of 17 tournaments including 2 Majors, The Nabisco Dinah Shore (The ANA Inspiration). Dottie is now an announcer for CBS Sports and has called countless events including The Masters, The Open and The PGA. She joins us to talk about her book release "Letters to a Future Champion." She shares countless insights, and the "Forbidden Material" she got from her lifelong golf coach, George Pulver. Lessons include tips on: The Golf Swing, Resilience and Attitude, Preparedness and Planning, Time Management, Mental Focus and Avoiding Distraction, the right Golf Equipment and Winning Tournaments.  Dotties also shares some anecdotes from her career as a player like stories about Hall-of-Famers Tony Lema, Kathy Whitworth and Judy Rankin.

    Kristi Block Brings Drills and Exercises for Better Mobility and Pain Reduction

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 41:00

    Kristi Block is a Canadian physiotherapist at Stapleford Health & Rehab Centre. A former competitive volleyball player she understands human movement and injury prevention. Kristi joins us to help you to better, pain-free movement and golf. Specifically she discusses better posture for wellness and for golf. She also systematically goes through the entire body from the neck, shoulders and back to the extremities and shares insights and simple exercises and movements to alleviate pain and promote well-being. Kristi also addresses nerve pain, including sciatica and talks about stretches to alleviate discomfort

    Jeff Pelizzaro on Getting Fit and Strong for Better Golf

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 39:49

    Jeff Pelizzaro has been in golf his entire life and a golf fitness, strength and conditioning coach for the last 10 years. He and his partner started 18STRONG in 2014 and have been helping golfers of all skill levels (incl. PGA TOUR players) to better strength and physical well-being ever since. Jeff joins our podcast to share their mantra and philosophy on health and fitness as they pertain to overall well-being, and golf. In doing so he addresses strong posture for better, powerful golf swings. He also shares his "blueprints" for: Daily motion, mobility, flexibility and strength routines, fat-loss, pre-round stretches and warm-ups, the cycle to better health and good, strong golf bodies.

    Kiel Alderink on How to Figure Out Your Golf Personality

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2021 54:14

    Kiel Alderink is a PGA Professional and a Golf Digest Top Teacher Under 40 in America. An expert in "Mental Golf Types" he joins us to discuss the different personalities of all golfers and what approaches you can take to identify yours, and how you can modify your work to maximize your talents and skills. Kiel talks about "Intuitive" and "Sensory" type personalities and how they perceive and focus. He also talks about variability in learning and getting in the "zone" and includes PGA TOUR player examples such as Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson.

    Oli Leett Helps You to Read Greens Well and Make More Putts

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 45:08

    Oli Leett is a British Golf Professional, golf instructor and putting coach. He runs the "Leett Putting Hub" and he joins "On the Mark to help you to make more putts and lower your scores. Oli shares his unique journey through the game and how he has to overcome a physical obstacle to excel as he motivates you to make the most of your situation. He also addresses: Putter Fitting, Putter Styles and their influence on the stroke, Green Reading, a good Mindset and Productive Practice including Maintenance and Performance.

    Marty Jertson on the Environmental Factors that Influence Distance Control

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 46:03

    Marty Jertson is a PGA Professional and the Director of Product Development for Ping. Marty is credited with the design of many of the company's golf clubs, and is listed on over 125 patents. Marty joins On the Mark for a second time, and this time he addresses the many environmental factors that influence the distance of a golf shot. Whilst showing real-life examples from Major Championships and PGA TOUR events he elaborates on wind, temperature, lies of the golf ball incl. flyer lies in the rough and ball contact. Marty also talks about clubhead speed and ball-speed and how you can maximise those with club-fitting.

    Erik Anders Lang on Lessons Learned during His Global Travels

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2021 48:20

    Erik Anders Lang is a documentary filmmaker. He has worked as protégé of Dave Chapelle. He has produced documentaries and behind the scenes content for various major companies, and now produces content for Random Golf Films and the PGA TOUR. His work has him travel over 130000 miles per year and he joins us to share anecdotes and tales from his sojourns, lessons he has learned, outlandish experiences enjoyed and wisdom accumulated. He speaks about golf, mindfulness, the Law of Intentions and purpose-driven focus.

    Activate Your Glutes and Power Up Your Golf Swing with Carolina Romero

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 48:23

    Carolina Romero is a former NCAA College golfer (Univ. of South Florida) who is now a Fitness Trainer (Fit Golfer Girl).  She is a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM as and also a TPI Certified Golf Fitness Specialist. Carolina joins "On the Mark" to help you to a powerful and pain-free golf swing. She highlights the glutes as the most powerful muscle in the swing and shares exercises to help you activate and strengthen them. She also talks about back and spinal health and shares exercises to reduce back pain and build a powerful and repeating pivot.

    John Glenn Explains Colour Path Golf and How it can Help You

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2021 33:04

    John Glenn is a British PGA Professional and a former Lead Golf Instructor at The Grove. He is now involved with Colour Path Golf. John joins us to introduce Colour Path Golf's approach to game improvement, concept understanding and instruction and how you can use it to improve your golf. Colour Path Golf can be used by instructors and learners and it touches every facet of the game from the long game through the short game. John describes the colors, their intrinsic meaning, how they are used to direct focus, intent and learning. He also illustrates exercises and drills to improve swing path, clubface alignment, sequencing, timing and tempo.

    Dr. Patrick Cohn Delves into Why Golfers Choke Under Pressure

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2021 39:34

    Dr. Patrick Cohn is a respected Sports Psychologist and the founder/president of Peak Performance Sports. Thanks to his research and work with high level athletes, sports psychology experts consider him to be the leading authority on pre-performance and pre-shot routines. Dr. Cohn joins us to discuss why golfers sometimes choke and he shares ways to navigate the challenges of playing under pressure. He addresses: Pre-round and pre-shot routines for success; the errors golfers make; perfectionism, reframing mistakes, and mental imagery including planning, programming and execution.

    Lt. Col. Dan Rooney Helps You Live Your Best Life and Play Your Best Golf

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 39:16

    Lt. Col. Dan Rooney is an Air Force Fighter Pilot, a PGA Golf Professional, an Author and the Founder of "Folds of Honor". Dan joins "On the Mark" to talk about his life as a pilot and golf professional and some lessons he has learned along the way. He also dives into his new book, "Fly Into the Wind" and shares how you can harness faith and fearlessness on your ascent to greatness as a person and a golfer. Dan shows how you can navigate the path to fulfillment and the achievement of your goals by changing yourself for the better.

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