Meet two guys who are attempting to play 1,000 different golf courses in their lifetime and how they are documenting the quest. Also, a look back at The Memorial on the PGA Tour and the U.S. Women’s Open Championship. Also, finding consistency in your putting game.
We welcome David Nastalski, founder of Dirty Larry Golf, to the show to talk about the Navigator Training Aid which helps train your alignment on the green and sink more putts. We talk about the product and our impressions before recapping the past few weeks on the PGA Tour and looking ahead to Tiger Woods’ return to action at Quail Hollow this weekend.
On Monday afternoon Jim Panek of Waterloo won his second Seneca Falls Country Club Championship defeating Steve Hyde of Varick 4 & 3 on a sunny, windy day at SFCC. He joins Jim Sinicropi, Doug Brown and Rhett Ticconi in-studio to talk about the tournament and his match. Also, a recap of all the action at TPC Boston for the third to last leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs on the PGA Tour.
Jordan Spieth leaves no doubt who the Player of the Year is after his dominating putting performance at the Tour Championship. We talk about the state of professional golf heading into the 2016 season, review NXT18 Golf Belts, and share some news regarding this podcast during our season finale episode.
David L. Cook is pioneering a new putting method called Face-On Putting and a the Ice Cube putter. Waterloo’s Doug Brown has been using the method, and the Ice Cube for the past month at both Pinehurst #2 and Oak Hill’s East Course. He joins us in-studio to talk about it. Also, have you heard of Vice Golf Balls? They play like a high end ball for half the price. We give our review after playing a few rounds with their top end ball the Pro+. We also have a new pair of Adidas Adicross Gripmore golf shoes in-studio.
When you struggle with short putts, you can’t get close enough to the hole to feel comfortable. How can you beat the yips? Jim Furyk wins for the first time in 5 years, a new GPS Shot Tracking System, Arccos Golf, that looks promising, local PGA professionals on the move, and are you really trying to stay in the present over your shots?
We lead off the episode with Kevin Smith of Get The Point Golf. Kevin talks about an amazing new putting aid, The Point Practice Putter. If you struggle with the flat stick, check out the full interview. Also, we talk about Rory McIlroy’s win at The Open Championship, tell you about a great app to track your round statistics, share a new way to break up the round on your scorecard, and we reveal the 6th hole of our Finger Lakes Dream 18.
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There may be nothing worse in golf than the fear of having a short putt when you have the “yips”. We talk about how to work through a bout with the yips and some famous missed short putts in golf history.
We also talk about the upcoming 2-Man Invitational at Dutch Hollow in Owasco. The annual 2-man scramble has golfers travelling from out of state to participate and we have one of them, Rob Miller, in-studio for the entire episode.
In golf news, we discuss the clubhouse fire at Camillus last week, talk about Angel Cabrera’s win at the Greenbrier, fill you in on a great women’s event going on at Corning Country Club this week, and did you hear what Hank Haney is saying about Tiger Woods? We reveal hole #4 of our Finger Lakes Dream 18, Bobby’s Pick of the Week, and tell you why you should try to have the best, bad round you can.