On the Mark Golf Podcast

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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.

Episode Date
Trevor Immelman Revisits The 2022 President's Cup and Shares Stories and Lessons from his Journey
01:07:06

Trevor Immelman is an 11x winner around the world, a 2x PGA TOUR winner and the 2008 Masters Champion. 

He also captained the 2022 International President's Cup Team and joins "On the Mark" to recount his tenure as captain, revisit the Cup matches, share anecdotes and stories from his team, and level lessons on leadership, management and performance under pressure.

Trevor talks about:

Overcoming Obstacles and Let-downs,

Goal-setting and the Communication of Goals and Vision,

Staying the Course and Remaining Focussed despite Challenges and Critique,

The Value of the "Squad Mentality", and 

He shares advice on Motivation, Belief, "Planting Seeds" and Decision-making under Pressure.

As an entertaining aside, Trevor shares a few funny and poignant anecdotes from inside the Team Room and in competition. He relives his memories of the event and interactions with Si Woo Kim, Tom Kim, Adam Scott. He talks about The Wright Brothers, Ernie Els and Tiger Woods, and he talks about the International Team Mantra - "Play Free".

If you want to learn and laugh, this podcast is for you.

Sep 28, 2022
Doug Wood on Turning Swing Thoughts into Feels that Work Under Pressure
44:28

Doug Wood is a golf instructor and the co-founder of "Wanna Be a Champion" based at the Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate in South Africa. He played on the Sunshine Tour in South Africa for 10 years before turning to golf instruction and coaching. Driven by a passion to teach when people could not provide the answers he sought, he has researched every golf instruction method and believes that every golfer has his/her own unique movement pattern.

Doug joins "On the Mark" to share his insights and to help you turn your thoughts and ideas into "feels" that last and stand the test of pressure.

Within those parameters, Doug addresses the following topics:

Personal belief systems and their influence on technique,

Emulating golf swings and models,

Dealing with golf swing idiosyncrasies,

Looking at golf swings from the "inside-out",

Developing a business plan for game and golf swing improvements,

Mental and physical consistency in the approach to the golf swing, and

Imagery for success.

In the end it boils down to two questions: "What am I supposed to do, and am I getting better?" Doug Wood helps you to answer those in the affirmative.

 

Sep 27, 2022
Ward Jarvis on Becoming Mentally Strong and Resilient and Beating Adversity
52:12

Ward Jarvis is a Mental Performance Coach on the PGA TOUR. He burst onto the scene in 2018 when he began working with Brendan Todd - at the time Todd was ranked 2045 in the Official World Golf Rankings. Under Jarvis's tutelage and coaching Brendon Todd won twice and ascended as high as 39th in the world. 

Ward Jarvis's battles with stuttering drove him from being a firefighter to studying Neuroscience.  His studies and research helped him develop the know-how and tools to overcome his stutter. He applied those principles to life and his lifelong passion, golf, and took to advising golfers at the highest level. 

In this podcast Ward predominantly addresses dealing with the Yips, and the "Big Miss" off the Tee. He also looks into the Future of Practice and how it can become more holistic and effective. 

In so doing he talks about the human responses of Fight, Flight or Freeze as a reaction to challenges.

He also addresses the "Periodic Loss of Automatic Ability" and how it pertains to golf, and discusses dealing with the " Mental State of Discomfort due to Uncertainty".

Jarvis then shares skills and drills to deal with adverse and testing situations. He shares "Memory Real-time Inputs". He identifies Challenges and How to Work Around Them. He explains "Discomfort Levels" and How to Identify and Process them. And he looks into how to "Lock into Automatics" for Success and Developing Confidence on and off the Course.

Discover what your best performing self looks and sounds like, along with strategies that will improve your practice and performance from tee to green. Download and share this podcast now.

Sep 20, 2022
Scott Stallings on Getting the Most out of Your Game and Holistic Changes to Live Your Best Life
59:55

Scott Stallings is a 3x winner on The PGA TOUR. Born in Massachusetts but a lifelong resident of Tennessee he talks about his life in golf from his All-American career at Tennessee Tech, to time spent on the Mini Tours, to making it through PGA TOUR School, to winning on TOUR. He shares anecdotes and lessons learned from every level of the game. 

Stallings then addresses his change in lifestyle and fitness which led to a loss of more than 60 lbs. He speaks about diet and hydration, fitness, strength, mobility and flexibility, and worthy routines and their influence on his well-being, his golf swing and power. 

He shares his personal motivational mantra of "Just because you can do it doesn't mean you should" and levels advice to better life choices, routines and discipline with a view to a healthier lifestyle.

Scott also shares lessons on how to get the most out of your game, including Course Management lessons on Assumed Risk, Shot Selection, Attitude and Effort, the Danger of Second Guessing Decisions, Playing the Ball Down, Embracing Adversity and Being Comfortable with Discomfort.

Scott also talks about playing with World #1's and shares stories about Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott.

Improve your life and your golf with Scott Stalliings.

Sep 12, 2022
Scott Stallings on Getting the Most out of Your Game and Holistic Changes to Live Your Best Life

Scott Stallings is a 3x winner on The PGA TOUR. Born in Massachusetts but a lifelong resident of Tennessee he talks about his life in golf from his All-American career at Tennessee Tech, to time spent on the Mini Tours, to making it through PGA TOUR School, to winning on TOUR. He shares anecdotes and lessons learned from every level of the game. 

Stallings then addresses his change in lifestyle and fitness which led to a loss of more than 60 lbs. He speaks about diet and hydration, fitness, strength, mobility and flexibility, and worthy routines and their influence on his well-being, his golf swing and power. 

He shares his personal motivational mantra of "Just because you can do it doesn't mean you should" and levels advice to better life choices, routines and discipline with a view to a healthier lifestyle.

Scott also shares lessons on how to get the most out of your game, including Course Management lessons on Assumed Risk, Shot Selection, Attitude and Effort, the Danger of Second Guessing Decisions, Playing the Ball Down, Embracing Adversity and Being Comfortable with Discomfort.

Scott also talks about playing with World #1's and shares stories about Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott.

Improve your life and your golf with Scott Stalliings.

Sep 12, 2022
Cameron Strachan on How to Become Automatic on the Greens
43:52

Cameron Strachan is one of the leading golf instructors in Australia and certainly one of the foremost putting instructors.  Sought out by golfers of all levels, especially Professionals, Cameron is the founder of the "Look and Shoot" Putting System and has published 12 golf instruction books.

Cameron joins "On the Mark" to explain his approach to more instinctive putting. He breaks success on the greens down into Green Reading, "Einsteining" or Pre-Putt Routines, Aiming, and Striking the Putt.

In his explanation and lessons he examines:

Natural Learning vs Overthinking,

Why Natural Skill is better that Contrived Technique,

An Idiot-proof Strategy for Dealing with Nerves,

Reading Greens and 3-Putt Avoidance, and

His system for Making Tricky Putts.

Download and listen to his simple and athletic approach to making more putts. Hear anecdotes from his work with the Pro's, notably Aaron Baddeley, and get his promo code - automatic.golf/OTM - for a discount on one of his books.

Sep 09, 2022
Mark Immelman with Lessons from Inside the Ropes at The 2022 TOUR Championship
29:45

Mark Immelman puts on his teaching hat and gives lessons and shares insights from Rory McIlroy's play, and win, at the 2022 TOUR Championship at Eastlake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mark was the on-course announcer for the ESPN+ Marquee Group broadcasts on PGA TOUR LIVE and covered the following groups:

Rory McIlroy and Cam Smith (Thursday and Friday),

Justin Thomas and Matt Fitzpatrick (Saturday), and

Jon Rahm and Collin Morikawa (Sunday)

While on course and inside the ropes he has a front row seat to their collective performance and also gets to talk to the players every so often. This empowers him to bring over-the-top coverage and expertise guaranteed to help you to better your game.

Among various topics, Mark discusses his 5 "P's" to Better Performance - Poise, Perspective, Patience, Playability and Putting - and he illustrates how McIlroy embodied all of those en route to his FedEx Cup win.

Sep 02, 2022
Mark Immelman with Lessons from Inside the Ropes at The 2022 TOUR Championship

Mark Immelman puts on his teaching hat and gives lessons and shares insights from Rory McIlroy's play, and win, at the 2022 TOUR Championship at Eastlake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mark was the on-course announcer for the ESPN+ Marquee Group broadcasts on PGA TOUR LIVE and covered the following groups:

Rory McIlroy and Cam Smith (Thursday and Friday),

Justin Thomas and Matt Fitzpatrick (Saturday), and

Jon Rahm and Collin Morikawa (Sunday)

While on course and inside the ropes he has a front row seat to their collective performance and also gets to talk to the players every so often. This empowers him to bring over-the-top coverage and expertise guaranteed to help you to better your game.

Among various topics, Mark discusses his 5 "P's" to Better Performance - Poise, Perspective, Patience, Playability and Putting - and he illustrates how McIlroy embodied all of those en route to his FedEx Cup win.

Sep 02, 2022
John Swantek and Mark Immelman Recap The 2021/22 PGA TOUR Season
36:09

John Swantek is the voice of PGA TOUR Entertainment. Host of the "Talk of the TOUR" podcast, John also anchors PGA TOUR Champions broadcasts on Golf Channel. As the lead play-by-play announcer for PGA TOUR LIVE, John knows the game and the PGA TOUR intimately and he joins Mark Immelman to revisit the 2021/2022 PGA TOUR Wraparound Season.

They discuss the State of the TOUR; their Top 3 Highlights from the Season; they list their respective "All PGA TOUR Teams" and discuss Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year nominees. The two contrast their favorite PGA TOUR event and list their "Most Disappointing events of the season. Finally Immelman and Swantek share their thoughts on "Players to Watch in the New Season".

Players discussed are: Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy, Sam Burns, Xander Schauffele, Cameron Young, Cameron Smith, Jon Rahm, Matt, Fitzpatrick, Tony Finau, Justin Thomas and Will Zalatoris. Also mentioned are Joohyung (Tom) Kim, Max Homa, Dean Burmester and Kevin Yu.

Events discussed include: Mexico Open at Vidanta, AT&T Pebble Beach ProAm, RBC Canadian Open, The President's Cup, and The TOUR Championship.

Sep 01, 2022
Nick Biondi on Golf, Golf Instruction and Improving Your Golf
42:34

Nick Biondi is a former Touring (PGA Tour) Professional who has stepped away from playing full-time and taken up teaching golf.  He parlays his competitive playing experience into his instruction and works with golfers from Beginning to Elite skill levels. Nick is fast becoming a leading mind in the industry and he joins "On the Mark" to help you improve your golf.

The elements he addresses have a holistic nature about them and this conversation will help you improve mentally, emotionally and physically.

Specifically he focuses on a few items from a golf instruction manuscript he is writing. The Topics are as follows:

- Decide Who You Want to Be as a Golfer

- Putting Consistently

- Chipping and Pitching for Lower Scores

- Don't Be Afraid to Be Great

- Who is the Best Teacher for You and What Makes the Best Teachers Great.

Within those headlines he talks about Managing the Struggle and the tough times when the game is in a slump, Managing Expectations, Self Talk and a Positive Attitude.

PLEASE NOTE this podcast is not available as a Vodcast on YouTube.

 

Aug 30, 2022
Nate Hairgrove on the OnForm App and How it can Improve your Golf
42:04

Nate Hairgrove is the Director of Golf with OnForm Golf and a High School Golf Coach.  Along with his colleagues at OnForm he is at the forefront of golf instruction with video analysis, focussing on AI "Skeleton Tracking" and how the body moves during the golf swing, and other sports. (OnForm is being used in many athletic disciplines including Baseball and Equestrianism.)

Nate joins us to demonstrate how the App works, explain it's many instructional features (including a feature which allows use without somebody to film his/her swing without any outside assistance), how the App can be paired with BodiTrack to enable Pressure Mapping, and share some insights on Power off the Tee.  He references footage from Justin James (2017 World Long Drive Champion).

Nate's demo can be viewed on Mark Immelman's YouTube channel or at markimmelman.com

Aug 26, 2022
Grant Field Talks Golf, Game Improvement and Using DIgital Golf Instruction
47:50

Grant Field is a leading global golf instructor.  Based in Australia he has a large stable of professional clients headlined by Cam Smith (2022 PLAYERS Champion and 2022 Open Champion).

Grant joins us to talk about game improvement and using the ever-growing and popular medium of Online and Digital Golf Lessons.  He shares his keys to success including: Finding the appropriate teacher, Frequency of lessons, and Simplifying and Stripping away the unnecessary.

Grant also levels advice for Golf Instructors and talks about: Patience and respecting time, Searching for "new teaching stuff" and managing trends, Using technology constructively, Management of student expectations, and Visible and Non-visible skills.

As a bonus, Grant takes you inside the ropes and shares insider information on what he and Cameron Smith work on. He shares lessons on Putting, Wedge play, Iron play and trajectory and clubhead speed control.  

This podcast will surely empower you to make smart decisions on instructors and technique, develop your game and lower your scores.

Aug 23, 2022
Keith Bennett with Simple Ways to Lower Your Stroke Average
46:25

Keith Bennett is a recognized Golf Instructor and the #3 ranked Teacher in Washington State. His success is predicated on his understanding of technique and an emphasis on playing and scoring in all his lessons, whether to Beginner or Professional golfers.

Keith joins On the Mark to share his take on the mindset shift between hitting balls and going out to play with a score in mind. He also shares 6 ideas that are easily applicable and guaranteed to lower your scoring average.

He discusses the following six concepts:

Playing one Shot-shape,

Reducing the Emotional Attachment to the outcome of shots,

A deeper understanding of Course Management,

Playing away from Weaknesses,

Playing the Correct shot when Out of Position, and 

Loving an easy string or Pars or Bogeys.

This one is easily digestable and more importantly does not require any changing of your golf swing.

 

Aug 16, 2022
Teague Balen on Time Management and How to Improve it for Better Scores
57:01

Teague Balen (Canada) is a bright young mind in golf instruction. Formerly a member of the “Course Kings” stable of golf instructors, Balen adopts a fresh and thought-leading approach to game improvement.

He joins “On the Mark” to address Golf, Golf Instruction and Technique and an important, and unaddressed topic, that of Time Management. Specifically the time spent Pre-and-Post Round, in Practice and Preparation, and importantly Between Golf Shots.

He delves into the subject by elaborating and sharing insights on Thought Management and Focus, Emotional and Mental Behavior and Control, Breathing for Relaxation and Focus, and Pre-and-Post Shot Routines and Consistent Timing. Remember, the lion’s share of a round of golf is spent between shots; so learning how to manage oneself and one’s thoughts is an important element to lowering scores and better performance.

Aug 13, 2022
Zach Parker Upgrades Your Practice for Better Performance
56:04

Have you ever thought of Circuit Training in your Golf Practice? 

Zach Parker joins On the Mark to illustrate how adopting that mindset will lead to greater and quicker gains. Zach Parker is a Golf Digest "Best Young Teacher in America" who trains golfers with drills allowing them to learn, feel and immediately apply changes to their golf-swings.

His approach allows the golfer to learn through getting them "behind the wheel" to experience and internalize a mind-body connection of the most effective motion for them. He essentially empowers the golfer to drive the car, and not sit in the passenger seat as they learn.

Zach discusses:

How to Practice and the Skills Required,

Planning and Reflection,

Good Questions for Improvement,

Timing/Spacing during Practice for Recall and Retention,

Dealing with Adversity,

PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular) Training, and

Habits and Drills to Move Emotions from Negative to Positive.

Zach also uses PGA TOUR examples to galvanize his arguments. Upgrade your Practice and Lower your scores... Download now!

Aug 05, 2022
Zach Parker Upgrades Your Practice for Better Performance

Have you ever thought of Circuit Training in your Golf Practice? 

Zach Parker joins On the Mark to illustrate how adopting that mindset will lead to greater and quicker gains. Zach Parker is a Golf Digest "Best Young Teacher in America" who trains golfers with drills allowing them to learn, feel and immediately apply changes to their golf-swings.

His approach allows the golfer to learn through getting them "behind the wheel" to experience and internalize a mind-body connection of the most effective motion for them. He essentially empowers the golfer to drive the car, and not sit in the passenger seat as they learn.

Zach discusses:

How to Practice and the Skills Required,

Planning and Reflection,

Good Questions for Improvement,

Timing/Spacing during Practice for Recall and Retention,

Dealing with Adversity,

PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular) Training, and

Habits and Drills to Move Emotions from Negative to Positive.

Zach also uses PGA TOUR examples to galvanize his arguments. Upgrade your Practice and Lower your scores... Download now!

Aug 05, 2022
Bryan Lebedevitch with Five Things to Learn from LPGA Players
50:41

Bryan Lebedevitch is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor and a Golf Digest "Best Teacher in California". He coaches and teaches a number of winners on the LPGA, PGA and Korn Ferry Tours. A long-time teacher to Major Champion, Christie Kerr, Bryan operates at PGA West in Palm Springs. He joins us to highlight lessons you can learn from watching players on the LPGA.

Bryan talks about the following game improvement concepts:

Knowing your Strengths and Weaknesses,

Using Game-like Training,

Understanding Shot Patterns,

Managing Yourself and Your Game to Play Bad Better, and

Maximizing What You Have and What You are able to do.

In those information silos Bryan shares anecdotes from Tiger Woods and Christie Kerr. He talks about loving and hating certain clubs; Using the Mental Game for lower scores, and Resisting excessive technique changes.

 

Aug 03, 2022
Bryan Lebedevitch with Five Things to Learn from LPGA Players

Bryan Lebedevitch is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor and a Golf Digest "Best Teacher in California". He coaches and teaches a number of winners on the LPGA, PGA and Korn Ferry Tours. A long-time teacher to Major Champion, Christie Kerr, Bryan operates at PGA West in Palm Springs. He joins us to highlight lessons you can learn from watching players on the LPGA.

Bryan talks about the following game improvement concepts:

Knowing your Strengths and Weaknesses,

Using Game-like Training,

Understanding Shot Patterns,

Managing Yourself and Your Game to Play Bad Better, and

Maximizing What You Have and What You are able to do.

In those information silos Bryan shares anecdotes from Tiger Woods and Christie Kerr. He talks about loving and hating certain clubs; Using the Mental Game for lower scores, and Resisting excessive technique changes.

 

Aug 03, 2022
Scott Haskell on The WHOOP and How it Can Improve Your Golf and Quality of Life
52:31

Scott Haskell is the Senior Golf Marketing Manager for Whoop. Whoop is a wearable Fitness Measurement Device that tracks Sleep patterns and Circadian Rhythms, Physical Rest and Recovery, Physical Strain, Cardiovascular Performance and Respiratory Rates. Scott works with number of golfers on The PGA TOUR. He joins us to talk about the Whoop and how leading players, such as Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Nelly Korda, use it for wellness tracking and game improvement.

Mark Immelman believes that good golf is a function of good mental health, emotional and spiritual well-being, and physical wellness and performance. The Whoop is able to provide personal data that can be used to make better life-decisions which will inevitably lead to better performance on and off the golf course.

Scott uses examples from data derived from McIlroy and other golfers on TOUR to show how to deal with pressure and stress, and how to schedule appropriate workouts and get proper rest and recovery for consistently improved performances.

Jul 27, 2022
Scott Haskell on The WHOOP and How it Can Improve Your Golf and Quality of Life

Scott Haskell is the Senior Golf Marketing Manager for Whoop. Whoop is a wearable Fitness Measurement Device that tracks Sleep patterns and Circadian Rhythms, Physical Rest and Recovery, Physical Strain, Cardiovascular Performance and Respiratory Rates. Scott works with number of golfers on The PGA TOUR. He joins us to talk about the Whoop and how leading players, such as Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Nelly Korda, use it for wellness tracking and game improvement.

Mark Immelman believes that good golf is a function of good mental health, emotional and spiritual well-being, and physical wellness and performance. The Whoop is able to provide personal data that can be used to make better life-decisions which will inevitably lead to better performance on and off the golf course.

Scott uses examples from data derived from McIlroy and other golfers on TOUR to show how to deal with pressure and stress, and how to schedule appropriate workouts and get proper rest and recovery for consistently improved performances.

Jul 27, 2022
Scott Haskell on The WHOOP and How it Can Improve Your Golf and Quality of Life

Scott Haskell is the Senior Golf Marketing Manager for Whoop. Whoop is a wearable Fitness Measurement Device that tracks Sleep patterns and Circadian Rhythms, Physical Rest and Recovery, Physical Strain, Cardiovascular Performance and Respiratory Rates. Scott works with number of golfers on The PGA TOUR. He joins us to talk about the Whoop and how leading players, such as Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Nelly Korda, use it for wellness tracking and game improvement.

Mark Immelman believes that good golf is a function of good mental health, emotional and spiritual well-being, and physical wellness and performance. The Whoop is able to provide personal data that can be used to make better life-decisions which will inevitably lead to better performance on and off the golf course.

Scott uses examples from data derived from McIlroy and other golfers on TOUR to show how to deal with pressure and stress, and how to schedule appropriate workouts and get proper rest and recovery for consistently improved performances.

Jul 27, 2022
David Young on Golf and Coaching Cameron Young
40:58

David Young is a Master PGA Professional and the Head Golf Professional at Sleepy Hollow Country Club in New York. He is also Cameron Young's (PGA TOUR) father and instructor and he joins us to share anecdotes and lessons from Cameron's meteoric rise to the top of the global game.

David shares lessons and stories from Cameron's childhood and years as a junior golfer. He levels advice to parents on how to shepherd young golfers through successes and failures. David talks about Cameron's College Years at Wake Forest and talks about game development from junior years into physical maturity. He then talks about Cameron's graduation from the Amateur game into the Professional ranks.

He shares insights on the mental game. He talks about golf swing aesthetics vs. results, and how understanding of self and one's skill-sets are crucial to success and performing under pressure. He shares important lessons from "having faith and patience in the process of development" and how that helps golfers navigate the inevitable ups and downs of golf and competition. Finally David shares insights on shot-making and making pressure shots with anecdotes from Cameron's performance in the 150th Open Championship at St. Andrews.

Jul 24, 2022
Doug Smith with Lessons and Golf Tips from The PGA TOUR's Best
47:53

Doug Smith is a former professional golfer and a host of "Birdies Not BS" and NBC Golf Channel's "Down the Fairway" podcasts. Now, a sportscaster and announcer for PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+, Doug joins us to highlight and emphasize lessons you can learn from watching the PGA TOUR's best.

"Dougie Fresh" spends time enlightening you on how there can be an information overload in the digital era, and how it is important to know how to sift through the abundance of info to find what is best for you. 

He breaks that down into elements like: What shot do you have when you are nervous. How to select the appropriate teacher. Which instructors can you trust, and Club-fitting and its importance.

He also addresses a number of lessons to look for when you watch golf. He illustrates tips for better scoring and shares advice for aspirant competitors and pro's, as he talks about work ethic, strategy and business plans.

Jul 19, 2022
Tyler Standifird with Insights and Research on How to Improve Your Clubhead Speed and Power
53:23

Tyler Standifird had a PhD in Kinesiology and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science at Utah Valley University. He specializes in Biomechanics and has been doing research, and Data Collection for Superspeed Golf relating to Speed Training and Clubhead Speed Improvement Protocols.

Tyler joins us to discuss and share some of his findings from his exhaustive studies. The topics he addresses include:

Speed Training Protocols and Consistency of Training.

Speed Training and its influence on Golf Swing Mechanics.

Non-Dominant Side Training for improved speed gains.

Ground Reaction Forces (GRF) and the transfer of speed to the clubhead and the golf ball.  He dives into Force Production and transfer in terms of Direction, Magnitude and Timing.

He also illustrates real-world examples and talks about Rory McIlroy as the ultimate model of speed being a skill and a skill that can be learned.

*Vodcast available on YouTube or at markimmelman.com

Jul 13, 2022
Tyler Standifird with Insights and Research on How to Improve Your Clubhead Speed and Power

Tyler Standifird had a PhD in Kinesiology and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science at Utah Valley University. He specializes in Biomechanics and has been doing research, and Data Collection for Superspeed Golf relating to Speed Training and Clubhead Speed Improvement Protocols.

Tyler joins us to discuss and share some of his findings from his exhaustive studies. The topics he addresses include:

Speed Training Protocols and Consistency of Training.

Speed Training and its influence on Golf Swing Mechanics.

Non-Dominant Side Training for improved speed gains.

Ground Reaction Forces (GRF) and the transfer of speed to the clubhead and the golf ball.  He dives into Force Production and transfer in terms of Direction, Magnitude and Timing.

He also illustrates real-world examples and talks about Rory McIlroy as the ultimate model of speed being a skill and a skill that can be learned.

*Vodcast available on YouTube or at markimmelman.com

Jul 13, 2022
Peter Dawson Shares His "Four Musketeers" for Better Golf

Peter Dawson is a former European Ryder Cup Team member and a winner on The European Tour (DP World Tour). Since retiring from competitive golf Peter took to teaching and is perennially recognized as one of the leading golf instructors in the United Kingdom.

Peter joins us to share his knowledge and experience as a Tour Professional. He shares insights from golf at the highest level and provides lessons on preparation, mindset and handling pressure for competitive golfers and aspirant professionals.

He also dives into his book, "Now for The Back Nine" and talks about his "Four Golfing Musketeers" - Grip, Posture, Stance and Alignment and Ball Position. Peter embellishes on each pillar to consistently good golf and talks about principles, tips, drills and mental approaches to ensure you apply each to your own ability to maximize your athleticism and lower your golf scores.

As an added bonus, and having earned a Top 20 in The Open Championship, Peter talks about Bunker Play and strategy.

 

Jul 09, 2022
Peter Dawson Shares His "Four Musketeers" for Better Golf
57:51

Peter Dawson is a former European Ryder Cup Team member and a winner on The European Tour (DP World Tour). Since retiring from competitive golf Peter took to teaching and is perennially recognized as one of the leading golf instructors in the United Kingdom.

Peter joins us to share his knowledge and experience as a Tour Professional. He shares insights from golf at the highest level and provides lessons on preparation, mindset and handling pressure for competitive golfers and aspirant professionals.

He also dives into his book, "Now for The Back Nine" and talks about his "Four Golfing Musketeers" - Grip, Posture, Stance and Alignment and Ball Position. Peter embellishes on each pillar to consistently good golf and talks about principles, tips, drills and mental approaches to ensure you apply each to your own ability to maximize your athleticism and lower your golf scores.

As an added bonus, and having earned a Top 20 in The Open Championship, Peter talks about Bunker Play and strategy.

 

Jul 09, 2022
Ian Mellor on Building Movement Awareness for Golf Swing Improvements
45:53

Ian Mellor works with golfers of all skill levels, from PGA TOUR and LPGA players to club golfers. Vastly researched and educated, Ian is a specialist in 3D motion capture and movement in the golf swing. As an instructor his primary goal is to help players move more efficiently and in a healthy way that works with their body. He joins "On the Mark" to help you build physical awareness and move (in your golf swing) more efficiently.

Ian explains how to understand your dominant movement pattern and develop a strategy for more productive work and practice.

He elaborates on the importance of standing well at address, with an emphasis on Spine Angle and Hip Hinge.

He explains how the Trail Arm moves in the backswing and dives into the appropriate sequencing and how that can improve your golf swing.

He also talks about the importance of the Transition in the golf swing and highlights Sequencing, Timing and Creating Speed at the appropriate times.

Jul 07, 2022
Ian Mellor on Building Movement Awareness for Golf Swing Improvements

Ian Mellor works with golfers of all skill levels, from PGA TOUR and LPGA players to club golfers. Vastly researched and educated, Ian is a specialist in 3D motion capture and movement in the golf swing. As an instructor his primary goal is to help players move more efficiently and in a healthy way that works with their body. He joins "On the Mark" to help you build physical awareness and move (in your golf swing) more efficiently.

Ian explains how to understand your dominant movement pattern and develop a strategy for more productive work and practice.

He elaborates on the importance of standing well at address, with an emphasis on Spine Angle and Hip Hinge.

He explains how the Trail Arm moves in the backswing and dives into the appropriate sequencing and how that can improve your golf swing.

He also talks about the importance of the Transition in the golf swing and highlights Sequencing, Timing and Creating Speed at the appropriate times.

Jul 07, 2022
Jon Sherman (Practical Golf) on the Four Foundations for Better Golf
01:00:24

Jon Sherman is the founder of practical-golf.com, a website dedicated to being an honest resource for the everyday golfer who is looking to improve and enjoy the game more. Already a best-selling author, Jon recently published his second book "The Four Foundations of Golf - How to Build a Game that Lasts for a Lifetime."

Jon joins us to discuss the book and dive into the four pillars to better, more consistent play. He discusses: Expectation Management, Practice, Strategy and the Mental Game.

Within Expectation he embellishes on his "PGA TOUR Fallacy" and how to avoid unreasonable, detrimental expectations. In Practice his explains how to practice "Outside the Box" to make it easier to take the game to the course. Strategy deals with appropriate plays off the tee and target-selection into the greens, and the Mental Game dives into Mindfulness, Gratitude, Building a Mental Toolkit and a good Pre-Shot Routine.

Jun 24, 2022
Jon Sherman (Practical Golf) on the Four Foundations for Better Golf

Jon Sherman is the founder of practical-golf.com, a website dedicated to being an honest resource for the everyday golfer who is looking to improve and enjoy the game more. Already a best-selling author, Jon recently published his second book "The Four Foundations of Golf - How to Build a Game that Lasts for a Lifetime."

Jon joins us to discuss the book and dive into the four pillars to better, more consistent play. He discusses: Expectation Management, Practice, Strategy and the Mental Game.

Within Expectation he embellishes on his "PGA TOUR Fallacy" and how to avoid unreasonable, detrimental expectations. In Practice his explains how to practice "Outside the Box" to make it easier to take the game to the course. Strategy deals with appropriate plays off the tee and target-selection into the greens, and the Mental Game dives into Mindfulness, Gratitude, Building a Mental Toolkit and a good Pre-Shot Routine.

Jun 24, 2022
Greg Chalmers with Sure-Fire Ways to Lower Your Scores
38:34

Greg Chalmers (Australia) is a 2x Australian Open Champion and a PGA TOUR Winner. A back injury has seen him curtail his PGA TOUR playing schedule and now Chalmers is using his extra time to give golf lessons. He has long been one of the best short-game players in the game and he joins "On the Mark" to share simple takes that will help you lower your handicap and your golf scores.

Greg touches on the following subjects:

Productive Practice including developing a "Second Serve" Off the Tee (to get the ball in play more often.)

Dealing with Pressure and Anxiety.

Decision-making Processes and Avoiding two or more errors in a row.

Becoming Comfortable On-course as well as Learning to Thrive While Being Uncomfortable.

Trusting Your Golf Swing and Shot Shape.

Recognizing Tendencies and Asking the Right Questions, and

Playing Automatic Golf.

 

Jun 13, 2022
Darren May Helps You to Practice and Train like a PGA TOUR Pro
50:19

Darren May is the Director of Golf at The Grove XXIII and a sought after PGA TOUR Instructor. He joins us to dive into how professionals practice and prepare to get the most out of their play under pressure.

Darren breaks practice and training into three areas - Motor Pattern Training (MPT), Open Space Practice (Distance Control) and Full Process Practice (Proximity Training) - and explains how you should approach each element to best improve Technique, Skill, Trajectory and Distance Control.

In his explanation and lessons Darren refers to PGA TOUR examples in Justin Thomas and Keegan Bradley.  He also shares practice beliefs and mindsets from the legendary basketballer, Michael Jordan.

Darren also talks about important factors such as Wind, Mental Focus, Practice Frequency and Proximity Tolerances that influence productivity in practice.

Jun 03, 2022
Henry Stetina on Developing Focus of Attention and The Action of Swinging a Golf Club
38:46

Henry Stetina is a PGA Professional, the Program Coordinator at New Mexico State Univ. PGA Golf Management, responsible for Player, and Instructor Development Director of Instruction at Red Hawk GC. Henry joins "On the Mark" to discuss his teaching philosophy and share insights from his study and research in the field of "Focus of Attention." He talks about productive mental processes and singular focus on the intent to swinging a golf club. He describes how the human mind works and how adopting the mindset of using the golf club as a tool will improve ball-striking, control and trajectory control. Henry also shares how golfers of all skill levels can make practice more purpose-driven and productive. He shares tips and drills to that end as he also dives into the action of swinging a golf club by simplifying thought and focus.

May 31, 2022
Bob Toski on Golf and Building a Golf Swing for a Lifetime
40:27

Bob Toski is a legend of golf instruction, a member of The PGA Hall of Fame, a former PGA TOUR winner, and still teaching golf at age 95. Arguably the "Father of Modern Instruction" Toski joins Mark Immelman to talk about golf, the golf swing and how you can understand the nature of the swing to build a swing that can stand the test of time.

Mr Toski elaborates on: Feeling Your Golf Swing, Controlling the Clubface, Developing Good Contact and Ball-striking, The Function of and Correct Use of the Arms and Hands in the Swing, How the Body Supports the Swing, and  Aiming and Alignment.

Learn a little "Old-school" yet timeless wisdom guaranteed to improve your golf-swing.

May 18, 2022
Bob Toski on Golf and Building a Golf Swing for a Lifetime

Bob Toski is a legend of golf instruction, a member of The PGA Hall of Fame, a former PGA TOUR winner, and still teaching golf at age 95. Arguably the "Father of Modern Instruction" Toski joins Mark Immelman to talk about golf, the golf swing and how you can understand the nature of the swing to build a swing that can stand the test of time.

Mr Toski elaborates on: Feeling Your Golf Swing, Controlling the Clubface, Developing Good Contact and Ball-striking, The Function of and Correct Use of the Arms and Hands in the Swing, How the Body Supports the Swing, and  Aiming and Alignment.

Learn a little "Old-school" yet timeless wisdom guaranteed to improve your golf-swing.

May 18, 2022
Bob Toski on Golf and Building a Golf Swing for a Lifetime

Bob Toski is a legend of golf instruction, a member of The PGA Hall of Fame, a former PGA TOUR winner, and still teaching golf at age 95. Arguably the "Father of Modern Instruction" Toski joins Mark Immelman to talk about golf, the golf swing and how you can understand the nature of the swing to build a swing that can stand the test of time.

Mr Toski elaborates on: Feeling Your Golf Swing, Controlling the Clubface, Developing Good Contact and Ball-striking, The Function of and Correct Use of the Arms and Hands in the Swing, How the Body Supports the Swing, and  Aiming and Alignment.

Learn a little "Old-school" yet timeless wisdom guaranteed to improve your golf-swing.

May 18, 2022
Erik Barzeski on How to Be a Good Student and Improving Your Golf
50:05

Erik Barzeski brings both an extensive scientific understanding as well as a history of teaching to his golf instruction. Recognized as a Golf Digest “Best Young Teacher in America” in 2017 and a Golf Digest “Best in State” instructor in 2017-2020, Erik is the Director of Instructor Development for 5SK® and co-authored the golf instruction book "Lowest Score Wins."

He joins On the Mark to help you to improve your golf by becoming a better student and lesson-taker. Erik shares 6 (of 13) ideas that, if applied, will certainly help you to make you lessons, and practice, more fruitful.

Among various concepts he discusses: Making changes and dealing with the different "feels", Understanding concepts and Question-asking, Managing speeds - emotionally and physically, Being patient with expectation and results, Lesson frequency and Working on one element at time.

May 13, 2022
Ted Scott with Lessons to Learn from The 2022 Masters
44:01

Ted Scott is a Golf Professional, Golf Instructor and a long-time PGA TOUR Caddy. Having spent many years at the highest level of the game working for Grant Waite, Bubba Watson and now Scottie Scheffler, Scott is hugely experienced and has a wealth of knowledge about: Playing and Getting the Most out of the Game, Course Management, Attitude and Mental Acumen, Productive Practice and Positive Habits for Success.

He joins "On the Mark" to share lessons from his journey and experiences whilst working for Bubba and Scottie.  He also relives The 2022 Masters Tournament and shares insights and anecdotes from the week inside the ropes - Lessons that will help you to play under pressure and get the most out of your game.  Ted also shares a funny story from the final green while Scottie was trying to hole out to win The Masters.

May 04, 2022
Dr. Bob Winters with his Ten Mental Keys for Great Putting
54:21

Dr. Robert Winters is a sought after and internationally renowned Sports Psychologist who works with golfers and athletes of all skill levels. Based in Orlando, FL. at The David Leadbetter Golf Academy, Dr. Winters is the founder of theconfidencedoctor.com.

The author of multiple books, Bob joins the podcast to talk about his ideas and mental concepts for consistently great putting. He shares ten insights/tips that are easy to comprehend, simple to apply and guaranteed to help you hole more putts.

Some of the concepts discussed are: Dealing with Pressure, Performance Anxiety and Tension, Maintaining Perspective, Positive Thinking and Self-talk, and Making the Big Putt When it Matters.

In his discussion Dr. Bob uses players examples like Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods and Mark McNulty.

*This podcast is also available as a vodcast on YouTube.

Apr 27, 2022
Craig Foster Explains how to Develop a More Stable Putting Stroke and Make More Putts
53:41

Craig Foster is a long-time golf club-maker and fitter and the founder of Dynalign Golf LLC - a dynamic putting pre-shot alignment technique. 

Craig used his knowledge of golf club manufacture and design and an exhaustive research of human biomechanics to beat the "Yips", and that experience led to the development of Dynalign. He joins us to share his story, his research and his insights to help you develop a more stable and reliable putting stroke.

Craig walks you through the concepts of his Dynalign system and illustrates how simple it is to stabilize the "13 joints" at address. This promotes dynamic stability and leads to a more reliable and stable putting stroke - both in terms of Swing Path and Face Alignment.

Craig also talks about his concept of "soft" End of Range Motion and contrasts it to the "hard" version as used by Bryson DeChambeau. He talks about tension vs fluidity in the putting stroke and how Dynalign promotes the latter for a pure roll of the ball. He also illustrates how to train your start lines and how you can overcome aiming biases.

 

Apr 27, 2022
Chris Mayson with Things the Pro's Do that You Should Too
39:31

Chris Mayson is a GOLF Magazine-Top 100 Teacher, and a Golf Digest-Best Young Teacher in America. He works with a number of elite level golfers including PGA TOUR and LPGA players and is uniquely qualified to advise on things the pro's do that you should too.

Chris illustrates lessons and approaches you can emulate in Practice, On the Course and After the Round:

Practice: Create a "bandwidth" - functional shot dispersion, Understand your numbers/yardages applicable to the day and the conditions.

On Course: Develop great Mental Processes, and Play Conservatively and according to the "Bandwidth" of the day, and recognize when you are out of position.

After the Round: Develop a Growth Mentality, and Gain Confidence from what was done well, and recognize what needs work and Implement a Plan to Improve in Ppractice.

Apr 22, 2022
Chris Mayson with Things the Pro's Do that You Should Too

Chris Mayson is a GOLF Magazine-Top 100 Teacher, and a Golf Digest-Best Young Teacher in America. He works with a number of elite level golfers including PGA TOUR and LPGA players and is uniquely qualified to advise on things the pro's do that you should too.

Chris illustrates lessons and approaches you can emulate in Practice, On the Course and After the Round:

Practice: Create a "bandwidth" - functional shot dispersion, Understand your numbers/yardages applicable to the day and the conditions.

On Course: Develop great Mental Processes, and Play Conservatively and according to the "Bandwidth" of the day, and recognize when you are out of position.

After the Round: Develop a Growth Mentality, and Gain Confidence from what was done well, and recognize what needs work and Implement a Plan to Improve in Ppractice.

Apr 22, 2022
Mark Immelman Shares Lessons from The 2022 Masters
27:03

Mark Immelman is the host of the "On the Mark" Podcast, a GOLF Magazine "Teacher to Watch" and an Announcer and Analyst for CBS Sports and ESPN+.

He was the analyst for The Amen Corner Channel at the 2022 Masters and he recaps the event and shares lessons you can learn from Scottie Scheffler, Cam Smith and The Augusta National Golf Club.

Mark discusses: Practicing and playing from Uneven Lies, Course Management and the importance of Smart Misses, Mental Perspective and Understanding the Effect of Pressure on Performance, and Scrambling and its value on Shot and Score Saving.

Apr 16, 2022
Bernie Najar Shares Secrets to Long Driving and More Power off the Tee
51:48

Bernie Najar is the Director of Instruction at Caves Valley Golf Club in Maryland. Recognized as one of the top instructors in both the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area and the USA, Bernie is one of Golf Digest's 50 Best Teachers and Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers. He is also Kyle Berkshire's (World Long Driving Champion) lifelong instructor.

Bernie joins the podcast to share his take, and some industry secrets, to hitting the ball farther and more powerfully off the tee. With a view to turning longer drives into lower scores he also talks strategy for scoring and harnessing speed for control if necessary.

Bernie addresses: Realistic expectations and managing speed and distance expectations. Moving your body in a better fashion for more speed. Impact points and ball speed. Swing speed at the correct time, Footwork and continuous motion, and how to finish a powerful swing in balance.

He uses PGA TOUR references throughout the podcast and talks about the TOUR's longest drivers of the ball.

Apr 13, 2022
Iain Highfield helps You Turn Your Practice into Lower Scores
47:34

Iain Highfield is the Director of of The KOHR Academy, an award-winning Mental Performance Coach and a published author. He joins "On the Mark" to help you develop skills to make your practice productive with the goal of turning it into lower scores.

Iain shares his take on what makes practice effective, describing how learning happens via cognitive stress. He describes "Spacing" and Variability" Effects and how they can make your practice count.

He also contrasts "Working Memory Stimulation" vs "Muscle Memory" and how practicing using the former is more beneficial to improved performance.

Iain further discusses "Degrees of Freedom" and helps you to find freedom and "flow" for an improved golf swing under pressure.

Finally, Iain addresses "Breathing" and how it can help you reduce stress for improved play and vitality of life.

Apr 01, 2022
Jeff Fisher describes the Things the Pro's do that You should Not
46:06

Jeff Fisher is nationally recognized and decorated golf instructor. He works with golfers of all skill levels including PGA TOUR, LPGA and Mini Tour professionals. Vastly experienced, Jeff has seen the game at all levels and is uniquely qualified to contrast and compare the Pro and Amateur games. He joins "On the Mark" to illustrate certain golf swing elements/moves the athletic professional can pull off consistently; moves with which the club golfer may have a problem in consistent execution.

Jeff talks about:

Disassociation between the Upper and Lower Body and references Davis Riley as an example.

Golf Swing Sequencing and Timing and using Jack Nicklaus, Louis Oosthuizen, Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson and Collin Morikawa as references.

Footwork and Ground Reaction Forces and the skill of being able to present the club squarely to the ball consistently.

Lag for Power in the Downswing.

The Reduction of Rate of Closure of the Clubface through Impact and "Open" and "Closed" Clubface swings, and

The Correct understanding of Statistics and the Appropriate application of comparisons at various skill levels

Mar 25, 2022
Lexi Thompson on Golf and How She Plays the Game
35:14

Lexi Thompson is an LPGA champion, a Major Champion and one of the leading golfers in the Women's game. Compliments of Bridgestone Golf she joins "On the Mark" to discuss her career in golf and how she get the most out of her game.

Lexi talks about her life in a golf household with two brothers who play the game well. She relives the story of her childhood in the game and some of her amazing feats including qualifying for the US Women's Open as a 12 year-old.

Further, she talks about her transition into the professional game, as a teenager, and the lessons she learned along the way.

Lexi shares a day in her life (both at home and on the road), that includes practice and playing regimens, gym work, nutrition and hydration for best performances. She discusses her technique, her golf swing and how she maximizes Ground Reaction Forces (GRF) for power off the tee. She shares her take on handling pressure situations and as an add-on she advises young lady golfers on the best practices for better golf

Mar 22, 2022
Geoff Shackelford with Insights on Golf Course Design and Better Course Management
01:02:27

Geoff Shackelford is an author of eleven books, a journalist, a TV personality (NBC Golf Channel) and the Co-designer of five Golf Courses in the Los Angeles area. Thanks to his incisive and curious mind, Geoff is widely researched, and holds one of the most respected opinions on golf course design in the game. With that in mind he joins us to discuss golf course design and how understanding its concepts can help you to improve your course management. He talks about the "Golden Age" of design and architects like George Thomas, Alister MacKenzie and CB MacDonald. He describes the design elements they employed and what he appreciates about them. He also talks about modern-day architects like Pete Dye and talks about some of the holes, and their design at TPC Sawgrass. Geoff also elaborates on some of his favorite holes on The PGA TOUR and highlights how understanding undulation, angles, yardages, camouflage can improve your decision-making, course management and scoring.

Mar 08, 2022
Kevin Sprecher with the Easy Path to Game Improvement
53:48

Kevin Sprecher is the Director of Golf Instruction at Sleepy Hollow CC in New York. A Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor, Sprecher is sought out by golfers of all skill levels for his complete approach to golf instruction and game improvement. In this podcast Kevin shares simple ways to lower your golf scores.  He discusses a wide range of topics including:

The importance of Club-fitting and how adapting your swing to ill-fitting clubs can ruin your game

Golf swing changes - Wholesale and "Band-aids."

A Team approach to instruction for greater success

Course Management

Proper Practice regimens

Wedge play and scoring shots, and 

Good footwork and its influence on power, control and balance.

Mar 01, 2022
Kevin Sprecher with the Easy Path to Game Improvement

Kevin Sprecher is the Director of Golf Instruction at Sleepy Hollow CC in New York. A Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor, Sprecher is sought out by golfers of all skill levels for his complete approach to golf instruction and game improvement. In this podcast Kevin shares simple ways to lower your golf scores.  He discusses a wide range of topics including:

The importance of Club-fitting and how adapting your swing to ill-fitting clubs can ruin your game

Golf swing changes - Wholesale and "Band-aids."

A Team approach to instruction for greater success

Course Management

Proper Practice regimens

Wedge play and scoring shots, and 

Good footwork and its influence on power, control and balance.

Mar 01, 2022
Kevin Sprecher with the Easy Path to Game Improvement

Kevin Sprecher is the Director of Golf Instruction at Sleepy Hollow CC in New York. A Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor, Sprecher is sought out by golfers of all skill levels for his complete approach to golf instruction and game improvement. In this podcast Kevin shares simple ways to lower your golf scores.  He discusses a wide range of topics including:

The importance of Club-fitting and how adapting your swing to ill-fitting clubs can ruin your game

Golf swing changes - Wholesale and "Band-aids."

A Team approach to instruction for greater success

Course Management

Proper Practice regimens

Wedge play and scoring shots, and 

Good footwork and its influence on power, control and balance.

Mar 01, 2022
Debbie Doniger on 5 Drills for a Better Golfswing and Improved Ball-Striking
53:48

Debbie Doniger, a former LPGA and LET Golf Professional, has parlayed her playing experience into a successful career in golf instruction. She is the Director of Instruction at Glen Arbor GC (New York), a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor and a voice on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio.

Debbie joins "On the Mark" for a second time to help you to a better, more efficient golfswing, by way of specially designed drills and practice. Debbie shares 5 drills to improve your understanding of the correct feel, motor patterns and spatial relations of specific areas in your swing, from the Top of the Backswing, to the Transition, to Impact, to Post-Impact through to the Follow-through.

 

 

Feb 24, 2022
Debbie Doniger on 5 Drills for a Better Golfswing and Improved Ball-Striking

Debbie Doniger, a former LPGA and LET Golf Professional, has parlayed her playing experience into a successful career in golf instruction. She is the Director of Instruction at Glen Arbor GC (New York), a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor and a voice on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio.

Debbie joins "On the Mark" for a second time to help you to a better, more efficient golfswing, by way of specially designed drills and practice. Debbie shares 5 drills to improve your understanding of the correct feel, motor patterns and spatial relations of specific areas in your swing, from the Top of the Backswing, to the Transition, to Impact, to Post-Impact through to the Follow-through.

 

 

Feb 24, 2022
Mike Adams and Terry Rowles Help you from Powerless Effort to Effortless Power off the Tee
52:25

Mike Adams is a Hall of Fame Golf Instructor who has worked with PGA TOUR and LPGA winners and Major Champions. Terry Rowles has also amassed a noteworthy resume of champions at every level of the game. The two have collaborated to become a force in the world of golf instruction and they join "On the Mark" to share ideas and advice on how to gain an extra 10 MPH of clubhead speed without any additional effort. They address:

Taking the Governor off your swing to facilitate more offensive-minded swings;

Plugging power leaks;

Consistent and square contact;

Technology and the correct use thereof;

Ground Reaction Forces and how to correctly exploit them;

Maximizing your own "blueprint", and

Clubhead speed misconceptions.

 

 

Feb 20, 2022
Mike Adams and Terry Rowles Help you from Powerless Effort to Effortless Power off the Tee

Mike Adams is a Hall of Fame Golf Instructor who has worked with PGA TOUR and LPGA winners and Major Champions. Terry Rowles has also amassed a noteworthy resume of champions at every level of the game. The two have collaborated to become a force in the world of golf instruction and they join "On the Mark" to share ideas and advice on how to gain an extra 10 MPH of clubhead speed without any additional effort. They address:

Taking the Governor off your swing to facilitate more offensive-minded swings;

Plugging power leaks;

Consistent and square contact;

Technology and the correct use thereof;

Ground Reaction Forces and how to correctly exploit them;

Maximizing your own "blueprint", and

Clubhead speed misconceptions.

 

 

Feb 20, 2022
Karl Morris with Insights on Shaving Shots off Your Golf Score
46:39

Karl Morris is Europe's leading Performance Mind Coach, delivering cutting edge methods of peak performance and goal achievement to a range of clients across sports and business. He joins our podcast to talk about his most recent book (with Gary Nichol) "The Lost Art of the Short Game" but he also joins to help you to lower your golf scores. The first point he delves into is "connecting you to your golf club", the implement in  your hand designed to maneuver the golf ball.

He also discusses the "True Potential" of your Short Game and "Why You Play Golf When You Play Golf" (Vin Harris), Choosing the Right Tools for the Short Game (with insights from Bob Vokey); Shot Creation and Trajectory Shaping; Motivation for Investing in Your Short Game, and Practicing with an "Awareness" Mindset. Karl also shares Professional illustrations from Tiger Woods.

Feb 16, 2022
Playing Consistent Golf with Matt Kuchar
40:48

Matt Kuchar is a 9x PGA TOUR winner, a PLAYERS Champion, an Olympic Golf Bronze Medalist, The Vardon Trophy (PGA TOUR Leading Scoring Ave.) winner and The Byron Nelson Award (PGA TOUR Lowest Adjusted Scoring Ave.) winner. A former USA Ryder Cup and President's Cup Team member, Kuchar has long been one on the more consistent players in world golf. He joins Mark Immelman to discuss his career in, and approach to, golf. He talks about his college career at Georgia Tech, winning the US Amateur, winning on TOUR and then navigating through a slump in form en route to becoming one of the PGA TOUR's leading players. He also talks at length about golf swing changes, putting changes, and course management for more consistent scores.

Feb 10, 2022
Playing Consistent Golf with Matt Kuchar

Matt Kuchar is a 9x PGA TOUR winner, a PLAYERS Champion, an Olympic Golf Bronze Medalist, The Vardon Trophy (PGA TOUR Leading Scoring Ave.) winner and The Byron Nelson Award (PGA TOUR Lowest Adjusted Scoring Ave.) winner. A former USA Ryder Cup and President's Cup Team member, Kuchar has long been one on the more consistent players in world golf. He joins Mark Immelman to discuss his career in, and approach to, golf. He talks about his college career at Georgia Tech, winning the US Amateur, winning on TOUR and then navigating through a slump in form en route to becoming one of the PGA TOUR's leading players. He also talks at length about golf swing changes, putting changes, and course management for more consistent scores.

Feb 10, 2022
David Armitage with Keys to Better Ball-Striking
47:00

David Armitage (Scotland) is a Master PGA Professional and one of the leading golf instructors in the game. Based in Miami, FL, he is sought out by PGA TOUR, Korn Ferry Tour and DP World Tour players for his insights and passion for player improvement. David joins "On the Mark" to share ways to improve your ball-striking, and by extension ball-compression and power, trajectory and distance control. He not only addresses the physical and golf swing elements for good ball-striking, he also addresses the mindset and discipline of doing the correct things consistently for long-term success. 

David delves into: Golf Swing Sequencing (incl. Backswing Loading, Transition and Pressure Shifts), Low-Point and Angle of Attack Control, and Tempo and Rhythm.  He also shares insights learned from Tiger Woods and Butch Harmon including a drill to improve golf swing sequencing. Along those lines he shares takes from Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus on how good ball-striking occurs, and finally, David shares drills to help you eliminate Toe, Heel, Fat and Thin strikes.

Feb 05, 2022
David Armitage with Keys to Better Ball-Striking

David Armitage (Scotland) is a Master PGA Professional and one of the leading golf instructors in the game. Based in Miami, FL, he is sought out by PGA TOUR, Korn Ferry Tour and DP World Tour players for his insights and passion for player improvement. David joins "On the Mark" to share ways to improve your ball-striking, and by extension ball-compression and power, trajectory and distance control. He not only addresses the physical and golf swing elements for good ball-striking, he also addresses the mindset and discipline of doing the correct things consistently for long-term success. 

David delves into: Golf Swing Sequencing (incl. Backswing Loading, Transition and Pressure Shifts), Low-Point and Angle of Attack Control, and Tempo and Rhythm.  He also shares insights learned from Tiger Woods and Butch Harmon including a drill to improve golf swing sequencing. Along those lines he shares takes from Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus on how good ball-striking occurs, and finally, David shares drills to help you eliminate Toe, Heel, Fat and Thin strikes.

Feb 05, 2022
Fred Couples Shares His Approach to Better Golf
44:12

Fred Couples is a Hall of Fame inductee, a former OWGR World #1, the 1992 Masters Champion, a 2x PLAYERS Champion and a 15x PGA TOUR Winner. Long known as "Boom Boom" and the owner of one of the smoothest golf-swings ever, Freddie joins "On the Mark" to talk about his career in golf, his ascent to the top of the game and he walks us through his victory in the 1992 Masters.

Fred talks about growing up on a Public Course and the lessons he learned there. He delves into swing speed, power, swing rhythm and tempo. He talks about maintaining golf swing consistency and longevity. Fred talks about course mindset, golf swing triggers and pre-shot routines. He shares how he practiced, what he did after a bad day of golf, and which golfers he liked to watch and learn from. He talks about the mental approach to golf how he dealt with pressure; he shares some course management insights and tells why he never wore a golf-glove. Fred further shares the importance of using the correct equipment, especially the golf-ball and he talks about why he has used a Bridgestone golf ball for his entire career.

Jan 31, 2022
Jon Schoepf with Advice on How to Maintain Your Inner Athlete While Improving Your Golf
59:29

Jon Shoepf is a Golf Digest "Best Young Teacher" and on of the Golf Digest "Best Teachers in California". A former disciple of Jim McLean, Schoepf joins us to explain the value of being athletic as you embark on game improvement and golf swing changes. As he dives into the concept of athleticism and the athletic nature of the golf swing, Jon shares his 5 Principles for Success:

Trusting a System and not a Method; Exploring all Roads; Understanding Your Blueprint; Being and Staying Disciplined, and Going All In. 

He also elaborates on a few important areas and elements (the Start, the Transition, Impact, Balance and Swing Speed) in the golf swing. He further describes how you can respect them in an athletic and functional sense as you work toward improvement.

Jan 26, 2022
Build a Better Backswing with Tyler Slocum
53:39

Tyler Slocum is a Class A PGA Professional and a Jim McLean Golf Master Schools Instructor. One of the bright young minds in the game he believes that "the ultimate judge of the golf swing is the golf ball, and the whole goal is to hit solid, desirable shots under pressure." To that end he joins us to help you build a better, more functional backswing. As he dives into the backswing he illustrates his "4 Points of Reference, where they are and the areas they occupy. He also addresses the following elements: Creating Swing Momentum, Swing Triggers, Swing Sequencing, Body Tilts, Pressure Shifts, Shaft Planes and Pitch, Clubface Orientation, Allowable Head Movement and the action of the Lead Foot going back. He also shares tips and drills to groove your move.

Jan 18, 2022
Tony Johnstone on Golf and Lessons from the Greats of the Game
58:14

Tony Johnstone is one of Zimbabwe's leading and most successful golfers. A 6x winner on the European Tour (DP World Tour) and a 17X winner on the South African Sunshine Tour and now an announcer for Sky Sports, Tony has seen it all and played golf with some of the all-time greats. He shares lessons he learned during his playing days; he teaches you how to hit greenside bunker shots with success. He also shares his take on Nick Price (ball-striking), Seve Ballesteros (shot-making), Bobby Locke (playing one shot), Nick Faldo (course management), Bernhard Langer (attitude), Ernie Els (swing rhythm and Gary Player (bunker play).

Jan 10, 2022
Ryan Hager with 5 Drills to Get Your Golf Swing in Good Working Order
58:57

The Director of Instruction at Plainfield CC in New Jersey, Ryan Hager is a Golf Digest Top Teacher Under 40. A former college golfer, Hager couples his playing experience with lessons learned from Jim McLean, to offer effective and easy to understand concepts for game improvement.

He joins us to share 5 drills you can do to get your golf swing in good shape for the new year. The drills are:

The Dynamic Posture Drill for Early Extension,

The "Shin Breaker" for Trail Leg control,

The "Box Drill" for Swing Path,

The "Pelvis Sway Drill" for improved Torso Rotation, and

The "Finish Line" Drill for Shaft Lean at impact.

Jan 05, 2022
Bryson DeChambeau on Golf, Golf Swing Changes, Scoring Lower and the Perpetual Search for Greatness
53:02

Bryson DeChambeau is a multiple winner on The PGA TOUR, a US Open champion and one of the leading figures on the global golf stage. He joins us to share his life in golf- from a young golfer in California, to a NCAA Champion and US Amateur Champion in college, to a winner on The PGA TOUR.

Among many diverse topics DeChambeau discusses:

His "one-length" golf clubs and how he came upon them,

His approach to golf-swing technique from the Homer Kelley "Golfing Machine" one-plane approach, to his theories and discoveries relating to "End of Motion Range" to his latter day search for power and speed, and

A day in his life, both at home and at tournaments.

Dec 27, 2021
#24 Balancing the Follow-Through - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
10:25

Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #24 (the final tip of the 2021 Advent Season) Mark addresses the Follow-Through and how a correct, and balanced, finish is the signal of good things. Mark describes a sound Follow-Through, a la Ben Hogan, and describes all of the physical elements in detail. He then builds on the finish and shares a drill that teaches how to swing back, down and into the correct Follow-Through.

Dec 24, 2021
#23 Throw Drill for Power - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip # 23 Mark dives into a concept first described by Ben Hogan. The Hall of Fame legend compared the action of delivering the club through impact to the action of skipping a stone across water. Mark talks about this; describes its merits in how it will eliminate a steep downswing and improve clubhead speed and then shares a simple "Throwing" drill that will teach the feeling.

Dec 23, 2021
#22 Shallowing and Releasing - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #22 Mark talks about shallowing (in the downswing) and releasing (through impact) the golf club. He shares a simple drill you can do indoors or outdoors that will simplify the concept of shaft pitch and energy release. The "Shaft/Wall Drill" will teach you about clubshaft angle in the downswing and through-swing. It will teach you the spatial aspect of it and it will teach you clubhead speed through impact.

Dec 23, 2021
Mark Immelman's "Favorite Things" this Golf Festive Season
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"On the Mark Podcast" host Mark Immelman dons his Santa Claus hat and shares a few of his "Favorite Things."

His favorite things to enjoy, on and off the golf course and before and after the round, include:

The Dewiz Biofeedback Golf Swing Modifier

The Lagshot Whippy Club

The Bridgestone RXS Golf Ball

The Cuater "Daily" Shoe

The Municipal "Rec" Performance Hoodie

The Flightscope Mevo+ Launch Monitor, and

Vergelegen Wines available at vclubwine.com.

Listen, learn and get promo codes for discounts on your purchases.

Dec 22, 2021
#21 Hand Path - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #21 Mark talks about "Hand Path" in the swing and its relationship to the clubhead and "Swing Path." Understanding the correct path of the hands, both back and down, and where they lower and change direction is paramount to understanding how to properly influence the path of the clubhead and shot-shape. Mark goes in-depth on the action referencing Matt Wolff and Tiger Woods as examples.

Dec 21, 2021
#20 Engineer Good Impact - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #20 Mark talks about how you can master a powerful and consistent impact position and strike better shots as a result. He shares a drill he learned from Nick Price - "The Impact Pre-set Drill." Mark illustrates the drill and explains how to do it correctly. He also explains its benefits and how it can help you improve your compression, control and power.

Dec 20, 2021
#19 Better Ball Contact - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #19 Mark shares a simple drill guaranteed to improve your ball-striking. The "Tee Drill" not only helps to locate the ball-strike better in relation to the toe and the heel, it also helps raise the contact into the center of the face to maximize the club's COG (Center of Gravity) and add elevation and power to your golf shots. Better locate the base of your swing arc with this simple drill.

Dec 20, 2021
#18 Reduce Flipping - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing. In Tip #18 Mark addresses teaches you how to reduce "Flipping" through impact. "Flipping" or over-use of the wrists is malady that plagues many golfers and is a costly power leak. Mark discusses how to improve compression in the ball-strike and shares a drill that will calm down any excess use of the trail hand, a major contributor to flipping, through impact.

Dec 18, 2021
#17 The Pump Drill - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips To Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #17 Mark teaches you the "Pump Drill" - one of his favorite drills of all time. He learned it from David Leadbetter and its purpose is to properly sequence the body movement and the arm-swing in early transition between back and downswings. Mark describes the drill; illustrates how it should be done, and elaborates on its benefits. Whether you are a highly skilled golfer or a beginner, the Pump Drill will help you improve your ball-striking.

Dec 18, 2021
#16 Body Movement (Vertical) - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #16 Mark addresses another, much talked about, element of body movement in the golf swing - Vertical Thrust. He describes with the vertical aspects of the swing and when they occur during the movement. He then describes an exercise and a drill that will teach you how use Ground Reaction Forces as you add, or enhance, the vertical element in your golf swing.

Dec 17, 2021
Kyle Porter on "A Normal Sport" and a PGA TOUR Year-end Review
40:36

Kyle Porter is a published author, a writer for CBS Sports and a golf analyst on "The First Cut" podcast. He has just written and released a digital manuscript, A Normal Sport. It is a funny and insightful look into the most meaningful events in world golf in 2021. Kyle shares stories from the book, incl. nuggets and anecdotes about Bryson DeChambeau, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, The Ryder Cup, The Masters, The Open, The US Open and The PGA. He also shares his All-PGA TOUR Team for 2021.

He also gives a Promo Code (OntheMark) discount of 30% to listeners.

Dec 16, 2021
#15 Body Rotation - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #15 Mark addresses the engine of the golf swing - Body (specifically Torso) Rotation. He talks about the tilt on which the rotation occurs; he talks about the relationship between the Pelvis and the Shoulder Turns, and he talks about the location of the rotation in relation to the golf ball. He also shares his "Rope Drill" to help you learn and feel a powerful pivot.

Dec 15, 2021
#14 Torso Rotation Timing - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #14 Mark explains the action of the hips and how they pivot throughout the swing and in relation to the movement of the arms. He also shares a drill, using an alignment rod, that can promote either a faster rotation, or a slower rotation of the hips, given whatever your swing, and/or your shot trajectory requires.

Dec 14, 2021
#13 Trail Leg Action and Improvements - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #13 Mark embellishes on how the trail leg operates in the backswing and downswing for balance, timing and power. Immelman shares a tip (and a drill) he got from Gary Player. (Player learned the drill for the feel of right leg action from the great Ben Hogan.)

Dec 13, 2021
#12 Wrist Alignments - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #12 Mark talks about Wrist Alignments and how to properly train the feel for the correct hinging of the wrists in the backswing. He shares a drill, he learned from Nick Faldo and David Leadbetter, designed to improve the hinge/unhinge of the wrists, for improved clubface control and swing speed during the golf swing.

Dec 13, 2021
#11 Body Rotation and Arm Swing Relationships - Mark Immelman’s Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing. In Tip #11 Mark dives into the relationship between the body rotation and the swing of the arms. He shares the concept of "Long Body Turn; Short Arm Swing" and how adopting that mindset can make it easier to get the arms "back in front of the body" to improve impact and ball-striking. He shares two drills to help as well as anecdotes from Nick Faldo and Frank Nobilo to support the concept.

Dec 11, 2021
#10 Trail Arm & Swing Width - Mark Immelman’s Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #10 Mark dives further into the action of the Trail Arm during the golf swing. He describes how it moves and how it folds and unfolds (for power) during the swing. He shares a Ben Hogan nugget about the action as well as a drill to check on the elbow shape and swing width at the top of the swing.

Dec 10, 2021
Mark Immelman’s Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing - #9 Trail Arm Action pt. 2
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing. In Tip #9 Mark follows up Tip #8 with a Trail Arm drill, as used by Sergio Garcia, that will help you keep your trail elbow working in harmony with your torso. It will also help quell a "Flying Elbow" at the top of the backswing and it is a surefire way to eliminate that dreaded "Over the Top" move which leads to weak strikes and sliced shots.

Dec 09, 2021
Mark Immelman’s Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing - #8 Trail Arm Action pt.1
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing. In Tip #8 Mark addresses an important principle to controlling Golf-swing Width and Radius, Path, and Angle of Attack. Understanding how, and where, the Trail Arm works in the backswing and downswing will set you on the road to more control and better ball-striking. Immelman's lesson includes a PGA TOUR tested drill to quicken your feel and learning.

Dec 08, 2021
Mark Immelman’s Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing - #7 Palm and Clubface Relationships
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #7 Mark demonstrates the relationship between the Trail Palm (of the hand) and the Clubface - with either a Neutral, a Strong, or a Weak Grip - and how an understanding of this relationship can improve your control of the clubface. Learn to connect your brain to your hands and improve the accuracy of your golf shots.

Dec 08, 2021
Mark Immelman’s Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing - #6 The Takeaway
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing. In Tip #6 Mark talks about the start of the golf swing and its importance. Mark also shares a simple drill that you can do, at home or at the golf course, that will help you feel the correct spatial relationship between the golf club and your hands. The drill will also show the correct hand-path vs clubhead path.

Dec 07, 2021
#5 Alignment and Aiming - Mark Immelman’s Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing. In Tip #5 Mark addresses an issue that many golfers struggle with - Body Aim and Alignment. Mark talks about the alignment misunderstandings and errors golfers make and then shares a simple "hack" you can use to ensure you are properly aligned over every shot.

Dec 06, 2021
Mark Immelman’s Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing - #4 Distance from the Ball at Address
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing. In Tip #4 Mark addresses the very important, yet largely overlooked fundamental, Distance from the Golf Ball at Address. It has a influence on Swing Path, Angle of Attack and to a certain extent, Face Angle. Mark shares his "Hand-Clap" Drill to show you how you can guarantee the correct distance from the ball with every club.

Dec 04, 2021
Mark Immelman’s Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing - #3 Side Bend
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #3 Mark talks about creating "side bend" at address to help in creating upward Angle of Attack, for more power off the tee, with the Driver. He also share a simple pre-shot drill to set you up in the correct tilt with the appropriate amount of side bend.

Dec 03, 2021
Mark Immelman’s Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing - #1 Activate Posture
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing.

In Tip #2 Mark addresses Posture and the importance of being athletically activated at address. He also shares a simple drill that will help you to ensure you get the appropriate tilts (spinal), and bends (knees and hips) set up at address.

Dec 02, 2021
Improve your Understanding of Golf Swing Mechanics with Mark Bull
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Mark Bull is a PhD in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Science, and a qualified PGA coach. A pioneer in Human Movement and Golf Swing Performance and 3D Biomechanics, he joins us to share his coaching philosophies to help you gain a better understanding of how the golf swing works.

Among the many biomechanical concepts he discusses he talks in depth about: Ground Reaction Forces (GRF) and their relationship with hand-path and proprioception. Long-term memory and its influence on golf swing kinematics. The influence of mood on the golf swing. The shape of the body's influence on rotation and movement. Posture and the golf swing, and Being "elastic vs. Plastic".

Dec 02, 2021
#1 Ball Position - Mark Immelman's Advent Golf Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Mark Immelman, host of the On the Mark Podcast, shares 24 Advent Season Golf Tips to help you improve your golf swing. In Tip #1 Mark addresses the very important, yet largely overlooked fundamental, Ball Position. Ball Position has an influence on not only shot trajectory, it also influences Swing Path, Angle of Attack and to a certain extent, Face Angle, and Mark shows how a $1 bill can help you get it right

Dec 01, 2021
Chris Kendrick Improves your Golf Swing with 5 Stretching Routines
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Born and raised in Ireland, now residing and working in the USA, Chris Kendrick (MBA, BS, CSCS, TPI, CPT) is a trainer at Catalyst Fitness in Atlanta, GA. A successful NCAA Collegiate golfer, Chris brings a unique golf playing influence to his work with golfers of all skill levels from the PGA TOUR to Club Golfers. He joins "On the Mark" to help you improve your golf swing with TPI-based stretches and drills for improved Mobility and Flexibility. He shares 5 stretches that will improve your overall body awareness and conditioning. Stretches, with demonstrations, include: The Wall Slide, the Upper Body Wall Twist, The Half Kneeling Hip Stretch, the Shin Box and the Upper Body Rotation to Downward Dog. 

Nov 30, 2021
Rick Gehman Shares Everything you need to know about Golf Betting
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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

Nov 12, 2021
Justin Leonard on Scoring Shots and Getting the Most out of Your Game
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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.

Nov 07, 2021
Dr. Philip Palmer Illustrates Exercises Designed to Improve Your Golf Swing
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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.

Nov 04, 2021
Dr. Mike Grevlos Delves into Goals and Motivation and How the Golf Mind Works
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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.

Oct 30, 2021
Lou Stagner Helps You Manage Your Expectations
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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.

Oct 26, 2021
Markus Westerberg on How to Make Appropriate and Faster Swing Changes
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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.

Oct 22, 2021
Break Free from Suckville with Dr Bhrett McCabe
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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.

Oct 19, 2021
Noah Montgomery Hits You with The Truth for Better Golf
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.

Oct 11, 2021
Jeehae Lee Illustrates SportsBox AI and How it Can Help Your Golf Swing
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.

Oct 08, 2021
Playing Smart Golf with John Wood
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.

Oct 07, 2021
AJ Gerlach Helps You from The Practice Tee to the Golf Course
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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.

Sep 30, 2021
Terry Rowles Shares AI Golf Swing Research to Help Your Understanding of the Golf Swing
41:04

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.

Sep 26, 2021
Mark Immelman with Golf Tips from the 2021 PGA TOUR Season
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).

Sep 16, 2021
Jason Baile Guides You Physically and Mentally to Better Golf
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.

Sep 09, 2021
Billy Mitchell with Strength and Mobility Exercises for Golf You can do at Home
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.

Aug 31, 2021
Stefan Schauffele on Golf and Xander Schauffele's Journey to the Olympic Gold Medal
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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.

Aug 30, 2021
Michelle Holmes - Teaching Your Kids and Making Golf Successful and Fun
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.

Aug 26, 2021
Piers Ward and Andy Proudman with 5 Surefire Ways to Lower Your Scores
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.

Aug 23, 2021
Kyle Morris Shares "Key Performance Indicators to Breaking Your Scoring Threshold
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.

Aug 19, 2021
Tony Ruggiero shares a Simple Approach to Better Swing Path and Clubface Angle Relationships
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.

Aug 03, 2021
Wilco Nienaber on How He Plays Golf and How to Hit the Long Ball
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.

Jul 26, 2021
Alex Trujillo Unpacks Launch Monitor Data for Power off the Tee and Control with the Iron-Game
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.

Jul 22, 2021
Dr. Philip Palmer Helps You in Your Quest for improved Athletic Performance
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.

Jul 20, 2021
JP Crawford Illustrates Exercises in the Gym Guaranteed to Improve Your Golf
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.

Jul 08, 2021
Galvanize your Understanding of Data Parameters for Power and Control with Alex Trujillo
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.

Jul 02, 2021
Rick Fehr Coaches You to Real Improvement in Your Golf Scores
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.

Jun 27, 2021
Taylor Crosby on Swing Shape and Crisp Ball-Striking
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.

Jun 25, 2021
Steve Furlonger Unpacks Ground Reaction Forces (GRF) and How to Maximize Them for Speed and Power
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.

Jun 19, 2021
Brian Mogg Talks Technique and Ways to Improve your Golf Scores
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.

Jun 10, 2021
Mark Immelman with Lessons from The PGA Championship at Kiawah Island
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.

May 29, 2021
Kelvin Kelley on How Golf Should be Learned
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.

May 27, 2021
Lucas Wald with Lessons to Learn from his Top 10 Favorite Golf Swings
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.

May 20, 2021
Improving Your Overall Game with Tyson Deskins
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.

May 14, 2021
Jon Adler Helps You Develop a Balanced Mind for Better Golf
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".

May 05, 2021
Gavin Grenville Wood on Success in Competitive Golf for Parents and Juniors
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.

Apr 27, 2021
Steve Scott Helps You Unlock the Competitor Within
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.

Apr 21, 2021
Ian Baker-Finch Shares Insights and Lessons from The Masters
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.

Apr 15, 2021
Mike Stachura Advises on How to Get the Right Clubs in Your Hands
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.

Apr 13, 2021
Mark Immelman with Lessons from Augusta National and The Masters
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.

Apr 05, 2021
Dottie Pepper Shares Lessons for a Life in Golf
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.

Apr 03, 2021
Kristi Block Brings Drills and Exercises for Better Mobility and Pain Reduction
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

Mar 26, 2021
Jeff Pelizzaro on Getting Fit and Strong for Better Golf
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.

Mar 22, 2021
Kiel Alderink on How to Figure Out Your Golf Personality
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.

Mar 14, 2021
Oli Leett Helps You to Read Greens Well and Make More Putts
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.

Mar 10, 2021
Marty Jertson on the Environmental Factors that Influence Distance Control
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.

Mar 03, 2021
Erik Anders Lang on Lessons Learned during His Global Travels
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.

Feb 27, 2021
Activate Your Glutes and Power Up Your Golf Swing with Carolina Romero
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.

Feb 25, 2021
John Glenn Explains Colour Path Golf and How it can Help You
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.

Feb 21, 2021
Dr. Patrick Cohn Delves into Why Golfers Choke Under Pressure
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.

Feb 15, 2021
Lt. Col. Dan Rooney Helps You Live Your Best Life and Play Your Best Golf
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.

Feb 10, 2021
Adam Young Contrasts Skill and Technique and Shares Drills to Improve Both
52:58

Adam Young is one of the leading minds in the game. The author of “The Practice Manual – The Ultimate Guide for Golfers” he is a truly holistic golf coach and He joins "On the Mark" for the second time to share his insights. The discussion pivots around the concept of Skill vs. Technique. He embellishes on the differences between the two areas of improvement and drills down on how to develop skills through drills. He also talks about methods like Reverse Engineering to improve technique and feel.

Feb 05, 2021
Mike Granato and Sean Webb Highlight "The 10 Biggest Golf Swing Killers"
51:08

Mike Granato and Sean Webb are partners in "Athletic Motion Golf" (AMG). Together they have done tons of research and compiled 3D data on thousands of golfers, including PGA TOUR Professionals. AMG's mission is to identify the athletic principles PGA Tour players use to help make golf more enjoyable for regular golfers. They join us to highlight 10 moves that wreck golf swings incl.: Set-up errors, backswing errors, clubface orientation misunderstandings, and pivot, trail-arm and hip action mistakes.

Jan 31, 2021
Brady Riggs Busts a few Myths and Helps You to Better Golf
39:59

Brady Riggs is a Golf Magazine Top 100 instructor and the Director of Instruction at The Golf Hale - Four Seasons Hualālai. He works with golfers of all stations in the game including PGA TOUR players and he joins us to share his insights into game improvement. In doing so he busts a few myths about golf and the golf swing. He addresses: Swing speed/timing vs "getting quick", Pausing at the top of the swing, Putting and distance control, Club selection around the greens, Perceptions of "good" with PGA TOUR comparisons, Bunker play, Shaping shots, and Squaring the face.

Jan 27, 2021
Sasha Catron with Simple Keys to Improve Your Iron-Game and Approach Play
49:31

Tennessee-based golf professional, Sasha Catron, is a former Tour golfer who has pivoted to golf instruction. He works with golfers of all skill levels with a holistic approach to game improvement. Sasha joins "On the Mark" to share a few simple physical, mental and visual keys to help you improve your iron-play. He elaborates on: Self-talk and focus Visualization Weight distribution The low point of the swing Feeling the clubface and feet in transition, and Managing golf swing tilts, turns and bends.

Jan 22, 2021
Dr. Bob Winters on Goals, Goal-setting and Managing Expectations
49:27

Dr. Bob WInters is an internationally renowned sport psychologist; author and professional speaker with 45 years of golf knowledge via playing, coaching and scientific research into assisting players achieve peak performance. He also works at The David Leadbetter Golf Academies and joins "On the Mark" for a 2nd time. Bob dives into the concepts of Goals,Goal-setting and Expectation Management. He talks about Short, Medium and Long Term Goals; he also addresses Process, Performance and Outcome Goals.

Jan 20, 2021
Brendan Moynahan brings Lessons from Champions Tour Legends
38:40

Brendan Moynahan is the Director of Golf Operations at The Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. He has spent a life in golf in the Hawaiian Islands as player, teacher, and club professional. He has spent a number of seasons at Hualalai and has been an integral part of the Mitsubishi Electric Championships. He joins our podcast to share lessons and experiences from his involvement with the event. He highlights: Flighted Shots and Reading Lies by Tom Watson and the Mental Game by Bernhard Langer among others.

Jan 14, 2021
Stuart Clayton with Advice on Unlocking Your Potential
47:00

Stuart Clayton is the Head of Training and Certification at The David Leadbetter Golf Academies. A highly decorated and respected teacher, Stuart elaborates on a number of elements that will help you to realize your potential. He talks to players and coaches as he addresses: Your "fingerprint" of your golf swing, the "puzzle pieces" in the timing and construction of the golf swing, swing methods and instruction, self-awareness, communication between player and coach and evolving plans to goal achievement.

Jan 11, 2021
Jonathan Karush on Getting the Most out of Your Golf Lessons and Work
44:27

Jonathan Karush is a lifelong, and accomplished, golfer who has taken hundreds of hours of lessons from all the leading golf instructors in the game. Vastly experienced and insightful he is uniquely qualified to comment on instruction and how to get the most out of your lessons, your work and your efforts.

After figuring out the best way to consume golf information he has improved his handicap from 7 to 1 and he shares insights on: Shallowing the club, Rotation, Golf-swing Method, Turning Knowledge into Performance, Playing Golf vs Golf-swing, Club-head Speed vs Control, Finding the Right Teacher, What Constitutes a Great Lesson, and Data Recording.

Jan 05, 2021
Power Up Your Pivot with this Easy Exercise - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
09:39

December 24, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #24 includes two drills to help you understand proper, efficient and powerful rotation of the body in the backswing and the downswing. Power up your pivot with the drill you can do anywhere.

Dec 25, 2020
Put Sizzle on Greenside Bunker Shots with this Tip from Gary Player - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
08:36

December 24, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #23 is a tip (and an image) from Gary Player (one of the finest bunker players of all time) on how to really excel out of the greenside bunkers.

Dec 24, 2020
A Tip to Sharpen Your Skills and Lower Your Scores - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
08:05

December 24, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply.

Advent Tip #22 shares an insight from the great Bobby Jones that is guaranteed to help you sharpen your skills and improve your play when out on the golf course.

Dec 24, 2020
The Correct Trail-Arm Action in a Wide Backswing - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
08:35

December 24, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply.

Advent Tip #21 shares a tip and a drill to help you understand, feel and execute the correct trail-arm folding so that you can consistently make wide, coiled and powerful backswings.

Dec 24, 2020
Match-up Your Body Action with Your Clubface Situation - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
08:23

December 20, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #20 addresses two important matchups in successful golf swings - matchups between the body rotation, trail elbow action and clubface alignment for open-and-closed face golf swings.

Dec 21, 2020
Figure 8's for Pitching Success - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
09:03

December 19, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #19 is a tip improve your greenside flop shots and pitch shots inside the 50 yard range. Learn how to shape your swing, feel the club-head and improve touch, distance and trajectory control.

Dec 21, 2020
Relaxing and Reducing Tension for Better Results - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
08:15

December 18, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply.

Advent Tip #18 is a tip to help you to relax under pressure, thereby alleviating tension and freeing up your golf swing. The tip also includes a funny, tasty drill that will make you aware of tension in your body.

Dec 18, 2020
Course Management Tips for Better Scores - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
09:24

December 17, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply.

Advent Tip #17 is a course management tip to help you maximize your good days and minimize your bad days. Decision-making and strategy insights include a tip for tee-shots, approach-shots and shots on and around the greens.

Dec 18, 2020
Andy Lerch with a Simple Way to Improve Your Golf Swing Weight and Pressure Shift
27:29

Andy Lerch from SALTED Smart Insoles joins our podcast to introduce you to SALTED and how gaining real-time feedback on your Weight, Center of Mass and Pressure Shifts can be as easy as a pair of insoles in your golf shoes. Andy highlights the insoles, how to use them, the feedback and the data they provide and he also shares a Discount Code for you to use (limited time only). The insoles allow you to specify a target swing goal, get body balance feedback, couple the data analysis with video for comparison analysis.

Dec 17, 2020
Selecting the Correct Shot Around the Green - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar
08:59

December 16, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply.

Advent Tip #16 is a poem that acts as a guide to selecting the correct shot when around the greens. Make more recoveries and saves for par with this little ditty.

Dec 16, 2020
Simple Strategies to Break 90, 80, or 70 - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
10:16

December 15, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply.

Advent Tip #15 is an insight that includes three strategies to break those ceilings in golf. Download and learn simple strategies that will alter your mindset and give you a plan to break either 90, 80, or 70.

Dec 16, 2020
Widen and Load the Top of Your Swing for More Power - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
07:01

December 14, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #14 is a tip and an image that will help you make a full, completely loaded, and wide backswing for more powerful golf shots.

Dec 15, 2020
Daniel Gray Guides You to a Better and More Complete Short Game
47:04

PGA Professional Daniel Gray has been teaching golf since '01 and is an Elite Instructor at the Sea Island Golf Performance Center in Georgia. He also works with PGA TOUR pro's and he joins us to bring PGA TOUR insights on the Short Game. Daniel discusses commitment, adrenaline and blood pressure control through better breathing to reduce pressure and hole Short Putts. He talks green-reading for improved Lag Putting. Creativity and Spin Control in Chipping, Swing Radius control for better Pitching contact and distance control, and how to hit quality Lob Shots and Bunker Shots.

Dec 14, 2020
Put a Surge of Power into your shots with This Easy Tip - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
07:09

December 13, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #13 is a tip by the great Jackie Burke, a tip that will put a jolt of power into your shots and also eliminate a miss to the weak side.

Dec 14, 2020
Vary Your Shot Trajectories with this Simple Follow-through Thought - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
08:05

December 12, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #12 is a tip that will enable you to flight the golf ball on the appropriate trajectory for improved distance control. Hit the ball high, or low, with this simple follow-through thought.

Dec 12, 2020
Develop Swing Tempo like Ernie Els - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
06:36

December 11, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #11 is a tip (that Mark Immelman learned) from Ernie Els - a tip that the "Big Easy" uses to keep good tempo and rhythm in his golf swing. Improve your tempo and swing like Ernie; it's as easy as 1,2,3.

Dec 12, 2020
Improve your Bunker Play with this Simple Drill - Mark Immelman's Golf Tips "Advent Calendar"
07:10

December 10, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #10 is a tip (with a drill included) that is guaranteed to improve your bunker play. It addresses clubface alignment through the swing, angle of attack into the sand and speed of the golf club through contact.

Dec 10, 2020
Improve Your Rotation and Power off the Tee with This Simple Move - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
08:14

December 9, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #9 is a tip about rotation and pivot and how the movement of your head can free it all up for added speed and power off the tee.

Dec 10, 2020
A Short Poem to Straighten Your Golf Shots - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar
09:24

December 8, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #8 is a short poem (about your grip) that will have a big influence on your clubface control and your shot quality.

Dec 08, 2020
Hal Sutton on Life, Golf and Lessons Learned on The PGA TOUR
39:01

Hal Sutton is a 14-time winner on The PGA TOUR, a PGA Championship champion and a PLAYERS champion. He is also a former USA Team Ryder Cup Captain and a Payne Stewart Award Winner and he joins us to share anecdotes and lessons learned from his career on TOUR. Hal revisits lessons learned from Raymond Floyd, Byron Nelson and . He also takes us back to his epic duel in the final round of the 2000 PLAYERS Championship against Tiger Woods, incl. the "Be the Right Club Today" approach shot to the final hole.

Dec 07, 2020
Using Shaft Pitch to Improve Greenside Chip and Pitch Shots - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
08:36

December 7, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #7 is a tip to improve contact on greenside chip and pitch shots. By a simple change in shaft pitch at address you can alter trajectory and shot quality.

Dec 07, 2020
A Tip to Stabilize Your Body for Better Putting - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
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December 6, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #6 is a tip and a drill to help you create a stable foundation for a smooth, repeating and reliable putting stroke.

Dec 07, 2020
Kiss the Shoulder for a Complete Pivot - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
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December 5, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #5 is a tip that Bubba Watson uses to make a powerful and fully loaded backswing. It is guaranteed to make you complete a full pivot and maximize your power.

Dec 05, 2020
A Tip to Make Your Practice More Productive - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
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December 4, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #4 is a short and easy to apply insight that will ensure focus, freshness and productive work in your practice sessions.

Dec 04, 2020
An Alignment Hack to Get You Aimed Properly - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
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December 3, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #3 is a simple aim and alignment hack (which you can use on the golf course) that is guaranteed to get you appropriately aligned for the desired shot.

Dec 03, 2020
Eliminating One Side of the Target Using Grip Pressure - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
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December 2, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #2 is a nugget, using adjustments in grip pressure, that will help you to eliminate one side of the target - a key to avoiding big numbers.

Dec 02, 2020
A Simple Tip for Solid Ball-striking - Mark Immelman's Golf Tip "Advent Calendar"
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December 1, 2020. "On the Mark" podcast host, and noted golf instructor, Mark Immelman shares a daily tip to help you improve your golf and lower your golf scores. The tips are simple, easy to understand, and most importantly easy to apply. Advent Tip #1 is a nugget that will help you improve your club and ball contact, especially out of awkward lies such as fairway bunkers, the rough and hardpans.

Dec 01, 2020
Karen Palacios-Jansen with Golf-Specific Workouts to Help Your Game
36:19

Karen Palacios-Jansen (LPGA Professional and NASM Certified Personal Trainer) has developed a system of working out to help golfers of all levels improve their golf swings and fitness at the same time. She joins "On the Mark" to elaborate on "CardioGolf" and some share some exercises and drills that will not only help your golf swing but also improve your quality of life. Karen addresses flexibility and mobility, preventing injury and targeted training. She also discusses the grip and grip pressure for increased clubhead speed, distance off the tee, and golf-ball compression for quality iron-play and distance control.

Nov 25, 2020
Mark Broadie with Strokes Gained Insights to Lower Your Scores
42:28

Mark Broadie is the Carson Family Professor of Business at Columbia Business School. He is a member of the USGA Handicap Research Team and the inventor of the Strokes Gained Data Analytics system used on The PGA TOUR. Broadie is also a writer and published author and he joins "On the Mark" to share Strokes Gained insights and tips on how you can lower your scores. Broadie delves into improved play off the tee by understanding shot patterns, shot selection in the iron game for better distance control, greenside proficiency and focus and putting from distance and from short range.

Nov 18, 2020
Andrew Neethling on a Championship Mindset and Performance Under Pressure
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Andrew Neethling (South Africa) is a championship-winning (US Open and South African Open) Downhill Mountain Biking Champion. With multiple podium finishes in the World Cup he has been at the top of his field and understands the value of a championship mindset. He joins the podcast to compare the disciplines of playing good golf and competing in Mountain Bike Racing. Specifically Andrew addresses: Visualization, Strategy Development, Discipline, Trust, Pre-shot Routines, and Performance under Pressure.

Nov 07, 2020
David MacKenzie Helps You Improve Your Mental Game and Reduce Performance Anxiety
44:59

The founder of "Golf State of Mind", David MacKenzie is a Mental Coach who works with golfers on the PGA Tour, Korn Ferry Tour, European Tour, Challenge Tour, LPGA and LET. He joins us to unpack how the mind works and how to unlock your best performance under pressure. He also discusses Nerves, Performance Anxiety and Fear of Failure and how you can circumvent those with certain mental skills. Among various tools he shares to improve your mental acuity he elaborates on Mental Preparation, Control of Arousal Levels, Concentration, the Subconscious Mind and Flow, and a Healthy Perspective.

Oct 29, 2020
Mike Schy with Thoughts on Variability Reduction and Streamlining your Golf Swing
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Mike Schy has been a PGA Professional since 1990. He has worked with players of all skill levels with his most notable client being Bryson DeChambeau. Mike believes that "Every good golf swing has its own style and is unique. But all good golf swings have a number of things in common.” He joins our podcast to discuss this observation. He also dives into the concept of removing unnecessary moving parts from the swing to improve consistency. Mike weaves examples from Bryson DeChambeau into his explanations as he talks: Variability reduction, the Plane of the Club, the Pivot, Weight Shift, Trail Arm action, Wrist Action and Ball Position.

Oct 26, 2020
Brad Brewer Shares Lessons Learned from his Time with Arnold Palmer
43:54

Brad Brewer is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher, an author, and the co-founder of the Arnold Palmer Golf Academies. He has worked with a number of PGA TOUR and LPGA golfers and he joins our podcast to share lessons he learned from his time with Arnold Palmer. Brad recounts lessons, anecdotes and experiences with "The King" as he addresses: Putting with confidence Trust and verification Using fear as fuel Perseverance and its power Turning negatives into positives, and how to practice like a pro.

Oct 19, 2020
Gary Murphy highlights Lessons you can learn from the Tour Professionals
48:02

Gary Murphy (Ireland) is a former European Tour golfer and winner who has turned to coaching, teaching and broadcasting. The Professional at The K-Club he joins us to contrast the differences between the pro and the club golfer to illustrate ways in which you can improve your game. Gary talks about: Fundamentals, Sequence of Movement, Distance Control, Shot Selection and Conviction, Driving Accuracy, Practice and Preparation, Course Management and Mindset. Pro examples and illustrations include Rory McIlroy, Padraig Harrington, Paul McGinley, Shane Lowry and Annika Sorenstam.

Oct 12, 2020
Jon Sherman (Practical Golf) Discusses Course Management for Better Scores
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Jon Sherman is the founder of the golf improvement website practical-golf.com. His website has grown into one of the leading game improvement sites in the game as he focuses on the playing aspects of golf. Jon joins "On the Mark" to share his insights on course management and avoiding disastrous on-course errors to lower your scores. The discussion centers around the decision of Driver vs. 3-Wood off the tee for success; Approach play yardages and iron play to hit more greens in regulation, and speed control on the greens to reduce 3-putts.

Oct 07, 2020
Garrett Johnston with Game Improvement Tips from The PGA and LPGA Tours
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Garrett Johnston is a writer, a journalist, a broadcaster and he hosts his own podcast - "Beyond the Clubhouse". A long-time journalist on the Professional Golf Tours he has forged relationships with a number of PGA TOUR and LPGA players and he joins us to share game improvement tips the players have shared with him. Garrett delves into the following. Xander Schauffele on Scoring Mindset; Brendon Todd on Bunker Play; Kevin Streelman on Lag Putting and Speed Control; Nelly Korda on Greenside Chipping and James Hahn on Short Putting.

Oct 01, 2020
Tee to Green Improvements with J.J. Killeen
45:57

J.J. Killeen is a former PGA TOUR player, a 2-time winner on the Korn Ferry Tour and now a golf instructor in Texas. He joins "On the Mark" to reminisce about his journey as a player and now instructor. He shares lessons learned, his take on dealing with injury and his pivot from playing to teaching. J.J. brings a playing element to his instruction as he takes you from the Tee to the Green with tips and insights on each area- Tee-shots, Iron play for good striking and trajectory control, Bunker shots, Greenside pitches, Lag putting to avoid 3-Putting and Holing out under pressure.

Sep 29, 2020
Carl Reader on 3 Functional Movements to Improve Your Golf Swing
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Carl Reader is a South African Functional Movement Coach who works with golfers of all skill levels with an emphasis on better health and maximized performance. Carl joins our podcast to help you to understand functional movements and exercises and their effect on injury prevention and golf improvement. He specifically elaborates on three functional movements - the Squat, the Upright Plank and the Lunge - describes how they are performed and how incorporating them in workouts will promote well-being, reduced injury and better golf. He also addresses Thoracic Spine Mobility and some key moves in the swing related to power production. 

Sep 24, 2020
Will Haskett on the Appropriate Use of Data Analytics for Game Improvement
49:59

Will Haskett is a play-by-play announcer for PGA TOUR Radio and a guest host on Golf Channel's Morning Drive. He also hosts a podcast called "The Perfect Number". An expert in data analytics and information-mining, Will joins us to dive into how to use data appropriately for game improvement. He talks about a macro vs. micro approach to data use, use of data for strategies to attack or defend under pressure on course, mental strength and confidence and their effect on performance and data. He also shares insights and opinion on The 2020 The US Open - who are likely contenders; how the course will play, and what the potential winning-score will be.

Sep 16, 2020
Josie Perry Shares Mental Skills to Perform Better Under Pressure
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Dr. Josephine Perry (MSc - Communications, MSc - Psychology, MSc - Sport and Exercise Psychology) is a British chartered psychologist who works with sportspeople to help them overcome their personal barriers and achieve their goals. Josie joins us to explain to you what is required for you to perform better under pressure. She addresses: Purpose, Intrinsic Motivation, Skill Mastery and Self-autonomy as major categories to success. She then delves deeper into the mental and emotional skills needed to excel, including, Confidence, Imagery and Self-talk.

Sep 11, 2020
Coach Dave Jennings with Tips to Easily Lower Your Scores
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Coach Dave Jennings has been the golf coach at Central Alabama Community College (CACC) in Alexander City, AL since 2001. He has built a powerhouse Championship-winning NCJAA program, and produced a number of players who have made their way to the Professional Tours around the globe. A Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Hall-of-Famer, Coach Jennings shares tips on how you can lower your scores without much bother. He addresses: Aggressive and Defensive Putting, Holing out successfully, Distance Control, Fairway-finders off the Tee, Positive Practice Regimens and Pre-shot Routines.

Sep 07, 2020
Brady Riggs Illustrates how Other Sports can Help Your Golf Game
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Brady Riggs is a member of The SCPGA Teaching Hall of Fame and has earned numerous accolades, incl. Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers in USA , Golf Digest Top 50 Teachers in California. He joins our podcast to show you how other sports can help you improve your golf swing technique, scoring shots, short game, pre-shot routines, mental approach and powers of visualization. Brady shows how Tennis, Hockey, Soccer and Cornhole can help you understand elements such as trajectory and spin control, clubhead release and golf swing timing.  He also shares drills and athletic exercises for you to enhance the athleticism in your golf swing.

Aug 31, 2020
Dennis Sales - Golf is a Game of Skill and Scoring
48:02

Dennis Sales turned to golf instruction after a brief tenure as a touring professional. Highly researched (Golfing Machine G.S.E.B., TPI Certified, K-Vest 3D Certified, AimPoint Green Reading Certified, Edel Golf Certified Fitter, GolfPysch Certified, SAM PuttLab Certified, 3D Guy Golf Motion Capture Specialist) he is a nationally recognized and respected mind in instruction and technique. Dennis joins us to discuss golf in the context of skill acquisition and scoring. He covers all elements of the game from the full swing through putting and he embellishes on key elements of each. To the swing he shares how to 'Create, Store and Deliver' power. To putting he addresses lag putting, short putting, green-reading and the mindset for success.

Aug 26, 2020
Shawn Hester with Tips on Flighting Shots for Scoring Success
51:48

Shawn Hester is a former Tour Professional and currently the Director of Instruction at TPC Boston. He is a 4-time Golf Digest #1 Teacher in Massachusetts, and a 3-time New England PGA Section Teacher of the Year. Shawn brings an easy to understand and apply approach to golf instruction and he shares his insights and takes as he helps you to "flight" the golf ball. Shawn embellishes on how to draw, fade, elevate and flatten the trajectory of your shots at will. He discusses the face to path relationships required, how to train the hands and body to accomplish the required direction and spin, timing and its importance, and strong impact and how to achieve it.

Aug 21, 2020
Five Easy Drills to Improve your Ball-striking with Debbie Doniger
35:43

Debbie Doniger is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Instructor, a SiriusXM Radio Host, one of Golf Digest's Top 50 Women Instructors, and Golf Digest Best in State (Top 5) in New York Teacher. She joins On the Mark to share some of the online video golf improvement content she has been producing - 5 Drills to Better Ball-striking. The drills she explains touch on the following important golf swing elements: Swing Path, Clubhead Speed, Angle of Attack and Low-point control, Aim and Alignment, and Pre-Shot Routines.

Aug 17, 2020
Chris Kendrick on Improved Mobility and Flexibility for Swing Speed
44:21

Chris Kendrick (Ireland) is a TPI certified Trainer who works at Catalyst Fitness in Atlanta. In this pod he delves into how the body is constructed and how elements work together toward optimal golf performance. He talks about elastic energy for clubhead speed and what you can do to improve and maximize your ability to generate speed. He elaborates on proper posture, hip and thoracic spine conditions, spinal well-being and golf-swing rotation, and shoulder mobility and scapular stability. Chris also explains rotation and extension for power and speed and he advises how you can improve your upper and lower body disassociation. Chris shares and explains stretches and drills you can incorporate to improve your health and well-being.  

Aug 13, 2020
Kiran K. Dixon (Miss America 2015) Shares Her Journey and Lessons Learned in Golf
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Kira (Kazantsev) Dixon is a former Miss America (2015) and was the National Goodwill Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network. Kira is now actively involved in golf and promoting the game. She is a contributor for The Golf Channel and The USGA. She is also an ambassador for Jack and Barbara Nicklaus's "Play Yellow" campaign. She joins us to share the story of her journey to the top of the world, lessons learned on how to deal with pressure situations, how to be confident and shine when the spotlight is on and the value of preparation, in life and in golf.

Aug 08, 2020
Duncan Carey Shares Insights on How to Beat the Golf Course
39:52

Duncan Carey is the Partnerships Manager for the "15th Club". He is a former Professional Golfer and Club Professional who has parlayed his experiences into a career advising golfers toward better golf. He joins us to help you to a better mindset and decision-making to help you beat the golf course. Duncan talks about risk vs. reward, "horses for courses", pre-round strategy, reducing bad shots and/or making bad shots less destructive, course management, yardages and situational analysis for better scoring.

As a bonus, Duncan also shares some of The 15th Club's research for The 2020 PGA Championship at Harding Park in San Francisco, and advises on what style of play and which golfers may excel.

Aug 04, 2020
Conor Moore with "Golf Tips" from some of The PGA TOUR's Best
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Conor Moore is a comedian and impressionist from Ireland. He has made a name for himself as the Social Media sensation @ConorSketches with his impersonations of various professional golfers and personalities. Conor now has his own show, "The Conor Moore Show" on GolfPass, and he joins "On the Mark" to share his story and have a little fun as he shares "golf tips" from The PGA TOUR. Conor does the following: Justin Rose, Tommy Fleetwood, Ian Poulter, Padraig Harrington, Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell, Gary Player, Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson, Francesco Molinari and actor, Matthew McConaughey. Enjoy!

Jul 29, 2020
Chase Seiffert on Golf Swing Rhythm, Tempo and Proper Course Management
39:55

Chase Seiffert is a graduate of the Korn Ferry Tour, and is now a PGA TOUR professional. Successful at every level, as a student-athlete at Florida State he became the first ever golfer to win the Florida Triple Crown, The Amateur, the Florida Open and the Amateur Match Play Championships, in the same year. After the best PGA TOUR finish of his career he joined Mark Immelman to discuss his approach to golf and golf swing technique. He delves into swing rhythm and tempo and insights to help you improve your tempo, swing fundamentals, course management for scoring, and lessons he learned about game improvement from his stint on the Mini Tours.

Jul 27, 2020
Ron del Barrio with Lessons from some of Hollywood's Stars
42:25

Ron del Barrio is a former Tour professional turned golf instructor. The Golf Professional at the Studio City Golf Course, he developed the "Passive Golf Swing"  - A simple to understand and easy to apply approach to swinging the golf club for increased consistency. Ron discusses elements of his method to help you improve your ball-striking.

He also helps a plethora of celebrities improve their golf and he talks about his work with some of the Hollywood stars. Lessons include: Will Smith - Discipline to Learn. Eddie van Halen - Rhythm and Flow. Samuel L. Jackson - Playing Free. Adam Levine - Owning Your Technique. Larry David - Value of Self-Talk.

Jul 21, 2020
Sean Hogan with Five Easy Ways to Gain Power off the Tee
44:16

Originally from Ireland, Sean Hogan is the Director of Instruction at Leadbetter Golf Academies at ChampionsGate (Orlando FL). He has worked with PGA TOUR and LPGA winners and is recognized as a Golf Magazine Top 100 and Golf Digest Best in State instructor. Sean talks about Power off the Tee in this podcast. He shares five simple tips to gain extra yards. In the discussion is dives into: 1. Club-fitting. 2. Golf Swing Angle of Attack. 3. Pivot and Coil. 4. Speed, and Overspeed Training. 5. Ground Reaction Forces and how to use them.

Jul 15, 2020
Matt Wallace Shares His Approach to Golf and the Golf Swing
38:27

Matt Wallace (England) is a multiple winner on the European Tour who now plays full-time on the PGA TOUR. One of the leading players in the global game, he possesses a powerful and fundamentally sound golf swing and he joins us to share how he has modified his swing for better performance under pressure. Wallace talks about his golf swing and his focus on Important Swing Positions and Technique Beliefs.  He also dives into Swing Triggers, Important Fundamentals, Rhythm and Tempo, Trajectory Control, Ball-flight Shaping, Go-to Shots, and Practicing under Pressure. He also talks about college golf, his time at Jacksonville State Univ. and lessons learned during his stint on the Mini Tours.

Jul 14, 2020
Sean Foley on Golf and Doing the Appropriate Things to Improve Your Game
49:59

Sean Foley is one of the foremost instructors in the world. He is a PGA TOUR and LPGA teacher and he is also the Head Coach of the Canadian Junior Golf Association. Among many illustrious clients, he has worked with Tiger Woods and Justin Rose. Foley joins us to share his take on the game and how to maximize improvement and skill. He shares PGA TOUR examples as he dives into Body Motion in the swing, the action of the Arms and Hands, Confidence vs. Competence, Perception and Reality, and Productive Practice. He also talks about the three phases in the golf swing: The Stretch Phase, The Counter Rotation Phase and the Linear and Rotational Ground Reaction Force Phase.

Jul 08, 2020
Andrew Park Explains Things that All Great Ball-Strikers Do
53:05

Andrew Park is the owner of Andrew Park Golf and Andrew Park Junior Development. Rated as one of Golf Digest Top 50 instructors, his expertise is sought out by PGA, LPGA, and elite amateurs and juniors throughout the world. He joins us to share things he sees all great ball-strikers exhibit. He talks about Athleticism, a Simple Perception of the Swing, Rhythm and Timing, Shaping shots and Trajectory, and Creative Practice. He delves into each element and gives PGA TOUR and Hall of Fame examples like Tom Watson, Ernie Els and Nick Price to support his observations and insights.

Jul 06, 2020
Justin Parsons on Handling Pressure and Uncomfortable On-Course Situations
46:45

Justin Parsons is one of the foremost golf instructors on the PGA TOUR. He is an Elite Instructor at The Sea Island Golf Performance Center and works with a number of leading golfers around the world. He joins us to help you deal with stress, fear, and uncomfortable situations while on the course and in competition. He shares anecdotes and insights from TOUR professionals like Harris English, Louis Oosthuizen and Darren Clarke as he addresses tension and its effect on the swing, how individuals are proven to have varying kinematic sequences in different environments, situational analysis and using that to deal with uncomfortable situations, and productive practice both on the course and off.

Jun 29, 2020
Phil Shomo on Performing and Being Comfortable in the Big Moment
50:38

Phil Shomo is a Mental Skills Coach who has spent 35 years coaching young people in a variety of arenas to navigate life more effectively. He has a Master’s Degree in Transformation with a specialization in Personal Character Development. He joins us to explain and illustrate the reality of the dark sides of things that are good, for example practice and play. He also dives in the subject of Homeostasis and how understanding, and embracing its effect can help you be more comfortable in big moments and when under pressure.

Phil uses the example of Webb Simpson en route to his win at the 2020 RBC Heritage to illustrate concepts that are sure to help you when you are in competition and under pressure.

Jun 24, 2020
Rick Sessinghaus on High Performance and Ownership of Your Golf Swing
38:31

Rick Sessinghaus is a PGA Professional with Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communications and a Masters and Doctorate Degree in Applied Sports Psychology. He is a sought-after teacher and teaches golfers of all skill levels, including PGA TOUR winner, Collin Morikawa. Rick shares his approach to instruction and his use of the DISC assessment to develop high performers by understanding how personality affects behavior. He talks about his work with Morikawa, their approach to lower scores, self-discovery to promote ownership of technique, and maximizing performance under pressure and how you can do so too. 

Jun 18, 2020
Colin McCarthy On Developing Your Swing Around Your Body and Your Mindset
44:18

Colin McCarthy is a golfer, a trick-shot artist and a Golf Instructor. He has been an instructor at TopGolf and has garnered a large following on Social Media thanks to his talent and golf swing insights. Colin joins us to empower the athlete inside of you and develop a swing around how your mind and body works.

He discusses his approach to instruction, specifically addressing a student's injuries, thoughts, bodily functions and movements. In short he helps you understand match-ups to build a swing that works.  He talks about being a "Hitter" vs a "Swinger" and he talks about proprioception and the value of practicing shots that you can't consistently pull off. 

Jun 12, 2020
Jim Nantz Defines the Make-up of a Champion
54:00

Jim Nantz is an award-winning Sports Broadcaster and the Voice of CBS Sports. He has called major events in many sports including The Masters, The PGA Championship, The NCAA Final Four (Basketball), The Superbowl (NFL). Jim joins Mark Immelman to talk about the makeup of a successful athlete. Nantz describes his experiences with winners like George H. Bush, Bill Clinton, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Tony Romo, Grant Hill, Christian Laettner, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo and many others. He highlights elements like the Desire for Constant Improvement, Work Ethic, Mindset, Attitude, Handling Adversity and Pressure, Spirit, Visualization and Self-Talk.

Jun 09, 2020
Erik van Rooyen on His Approach to Successful Golf
41:15

Erik van Rooyen is a South African professional golfer who plays on the PGA TOUR, European Tour and South African Tour. He has ascended rapidly through the Official World Golf Rankings and is now a Top 50 golfer in the world. Erik joins "On the Mark" to share his story, from growing up in golf in South Africa to contending with the world's best in Major Championships. He shares lessons learned, he talks swing technique, he opines on the value of team sports and multi-sport athletic development. Erik also shares insights on the value of perspective, being true to oneself, being comfortable in uncomfortable situations, and his approach of "polishing the diamond" for consistent improvement.

Jun 05, 2020
Dr. Kevin Chapman on Navigating through Fear and Anxiety in Life and in Golf
32:41

Dr. Chapman (Ph.D. Clinical Psychology) is a diplomate and certified by the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. He is the Founder and Director of the Kentucky Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders and specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy including exposure for panic disorder, agoraphobia, specific phobias, and social anxiety disorders.

He also works with athletes and joins us to help you navigate fear and anxiety - in life and on the golf course. He contrasts the two emotions and describes them in detail. He also shares how to identify negative, destructive thoughts and use emotional regulation skills, mental toughness, enhanced self-talk, and mental imagery for fear-free performance.

Jun 01, 2020
Jake Hutt with "5 Ways Not to Suck"
42:14

Jake Hutt is an up-and-coming Californian golf instructor who has garnered much Social Media popularity with his instructional style and insightful approach to teaching. He joins "On the Mark" to share his research, his trial and error, and his thoughts on a powerful and repeating golf swing. He addresses the hands influence on the club, proprioception and athleticism, effective practice, and he draws parallels between a hockey slap-shot and the golf swing. Jake also shares "5 Ways Not to Suck". Five musical, rhyming, fun and easy to apply tips (with practice drills) to improve your golf and your golf swing.

May 29, 2020
Tisha Alyn Walks You through Key Positions in a Sound Golf Swing
45:56

Tisha Alyn has been a achiever at every level of golf. An accomplished AJGA golfer, a college standout at Cal-State Fullerton and a (Symetra) Tour Professional, she has plenty of experience which she parlays into a successful teaching career. She is also a Social Media influencer who does trick-shots and entertainment. Tisha possesses a vast knowledge of golf swing technique and she breaks the swing down into manageable bits for you to learn. Tisha examines Address, Shaft Parallel in the Backswing, the Top of the Backswing, Shaft Parallel in the Downswing, Impact and the Finish (Follow-through). She also talks about mindset and attitude required for long-term success.

May 27, 2020
Butch Harmon Shares Some of His Golf Teaching "Pearls"
41:55

Butch Harmon is arguably one of golf's greatest instructors of all-time. He has worked with countless PGA TOUR greats including Greg Norman, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Fred Couples and Dustin Johnson.

He joins our podcast to share some "pearls" of instruction and playing from his father Claude, Sr. Among many topics, Butch dives into golf swing theory, the importance of impact, ball-flight and trajectory, the key to repetition, eliminating one side of the target and keeping things simple. He also talks in depth about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. He also shares some stories from his illustrious career including a few Ben Hogan anecdotes.

May 21, 2020
Bob Ford on Golf, Golf Instruction, The Seminole Golf Club and The TaylorMade Driving Relief Skins Game
35:49

Bob Ford is one of the all-time leading PGA Professionals. The long-time Head Professional at Oakmont in PA, he is now the Head Golf Professional at Seminole Golf Club in South Florida. Highly respected, decorated and versed in the game, Ford joins us to talk about his career as a professional and lessons learned from the greats. He shares Ben Hogan and Lew Worsham (US Open Winner and Oakmont Head Pro) anecdotes and lessons. He previews the TaylorMade Driving Relief Skins Game featuring Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matt Wolff at Seminole. He discussed the golf course, how it will play, what to watch for and who he thinks the favorites are.

May 16, 2020
Bob May on The 2000 PGA Championship and His Duel with Tiger Woods
44:22

Bob May is a PGA TOUR and European Tour winner. An accomplished golfer at every level, he has unique insights and experiences and he brings these to his new role as a golf instructor. In this podcast he revisits his 1999 British Masters win when he held off Colin Montgomerie. He also dives into his final round duel with Tiger Woods at the 2000 PGA Championship. Bob talks about key shots, elaborates on Tiger moments and shares his experiences. As a bonus, Bob also gets into his approach to golf swing improvement and instruction and teaches you how to "Swing the Handle" like the "Little Pro" Eddie Merrins.

May 13, 2020
Virgil Herring helps Take Your Game from Bad to Good and Good to Great
46:34

Virgil Herring is a respected PGA Professional and Instructor. He has coached players of all skill levels from Masters participants, PGA Tour and LPGA Tour players, and leading (NCAA) college golfers. He is widely researched and adopts a wholistic approach to teaching and he joins "On the Mark" to teach you how to move your game to a different level. Virgil addresses aspects such as breaking scoring barriers, course management, an appropriate mindset for success, productive practice and "Hero Golf vs. Pro Golf".

May 12, 2020
Luke Kerr-Dineen with His Top 5 Golf Tips from Golf Magazine
39:43

Luke Kerr-Dineen oversees instruction and other service content across all of Golf Magazine's multimedia platforms.  An accomplished golfer in his own right, Luke has a Masters in Journalism and Media from Columbia University. He has worked as Digital Editor at Golf Digest and also spent two years working for USA Today. In this podcast Luke shares his favorite 5 Tips from Golf Magazine's Top 100 Instructors. He talks putting, grip/clubface matchups, intermediate targets, alignment and body/arm connection. Instructors referenced incl. Terry Rowles, John Tillery, Krista Dunton, Michael Hunt and Eric Alpenfels.

May 08, 2020
Garth Milne's 5 Tips for Home Workouts to Improve Your Golf Swing
40:38

Garth Milne (South Africa - BSc Hons in Human Kinetics) is a Golf Fitness Specialist and the Director of Wellness at "Wanna Be a Champion". He is TPI certified and one of the leading Fitness Trainers on The European Tour. Garth (Smiley) works with golfers of all levels and believes in improving the body’s movement patterns to enhance the ability to swing the golf club.

He shares 5 insights for home workouts that will help improve your golf swing. They include: Mobility and joint mobility, Stability esp. pelvis and lumbar spine stability, Power/Speed and overspeed training, Rotation and pivot improvement, and Rest and Recovery.

May 05, 2020
Dr. Gregg Steinberg Illustrates lessons from Golf's Greats on the Mental Game
47:32

Hailed by Golf Digest magazine as one of the leading Performance Psychologists in golf, Dr. Gregg Steinberg has counseled many players on the Professional Tours. A best-selling author, he has joined "On the Mark" before and he rejoins the conversation to illustrate mental lessons from the Greats of the Game.

Steinberg investigates The Masters Tournaments from 1986, 2010 and 2019, and The US Opens from 1960, 1966 and 2006. He highlights Mental Lessons you can learn and emulate from Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer and Billy Casper.

May 01, 2020
Boo Weekley on How He Plays the Game and His Ball-striking Secrets
36:35

Boo Weekley is a 3-time winner on The PGA TOUR, a USA Ryder Cup Team member and a ball-striker extraordinaire. Always candid, he joins our podcast to talk about his career in golf. He dives into how he learned the game, how a homemade training aid taught him about leg action, a reliable body pivot and the base of his swing arc, lessons learned on the Mini Tours and The Korn Ferry Tour, his wins on the PGA TOUR and his experience in the 2008 Ryder Cup. He also talks about his approach to golf swing technique, playing to your strengths, shaping shot trajectory, his course management style and how he strikes the ball so consistently well.

Apr 27, 2020
Mike Adams and Terry Rowles with the Ultimate Golf Lesson
01:01:02

Mike Adams and Terry Rowles are both leaders in the Golf Instruction Industry. Both gentlemen are "Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers" who work with players on The PGA TOUR. They are highly sought-after thanks to their knowledge, experience and success with golfers of all skill levels.

Alongside many of the industry's leading minds they have developed "The Ultimate Golf Lesson" and they share some of it with us on our podcast.

Among various elements they discuss: Why You Swing the Way You Do, The "Real" Golf Grip and Practical Applications of Grip Fundamentals, Kinetics of the Handle and Rate of Closure, Fundamentals and Practical Applications of Ground Reaction Forces, Screens and Predicting Success, "Resisters and Releasers" in Producing Energy, and The Art of Coaching.

Apr 22, 2020
Parker McLachlin (@shortgamechef) with the Recipe for Short-Game Success
59:00

Parker McLachlin is a PGA TOUR professional who has turned to teaching the short-game to PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour golfers. A former winner of The Reno-Tahoe Open, Parker has always had a superb short-game and he joins us to share his secrets, his TOUR experiences, lessons he has learned and tips to help you sharpen your scoring skills. He specifically addresses set-up for success and crisp striking. He also talks about club selection, the mental approach to success, sound wrist action, trajectory control and hitting a risk-free "Flop Shot", and how you can "be in flow" and play reactively.

Apr 18, 2020
Thomas Malchow Helps you Fix Your Swing by Aligning Your Body
42:29

Thomas Malchow is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and National Academy of Sports Medicine. He has been in practice for over 20 years and has helped thousands of people, including Olympic and professional athletes reach their full potential. He joins our podcast to share exercises, stretches and other protocols to help your well-being, and also improve your golf-swing. He shares drills to help: Wrist action, Spine Angles and Early Extension, the Pivot, Upper and Lower Body Dissociation. He also shares insights on improving posture, reducing pain and overall well-being.

Apr 15, 2020
David Woods Talks Swing-Plane and the PlaneMate Training Aid
39:32

David Woods (Canada) is the Director of Golf at The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, CA. and the co-inventor of the TourStriker PlaneMate (swing training aid). He is also a Taylor-Made Golf Presidential Advisory Board member and a respected golf instructor. David joins to discuss Swing Plane and Shaft-Pitch throughout the swing. He elaborates on how the PlaneMate works and how it can help you plane off your swing correctly and improve your ball-striking. David shares PGA TOUR player examples to illustrate various, and ideal swing planes and shares ideas how you can improve the pitch of your swing for better ball-striking.

Apr 13, 2020
Cameron Tringale Shares How He Gained 20 Yards off the Tee
47:22

Cameron Tringale was a three-time All-America and a USA Palmer Cup and Walker Cup Team member during his NCAA career at Georgia Tech. Since turning professional in 2009 Tringale has been a consistent campaigner on the PGA TOUR.

Over recent years (since 2018) Cameron has added 10mph worth of clubhead speed to his Driver swing and parlayed that speed increase to 20 extra yards of distance off the tee. He has done this by blending Swing Technique Adjustments, Strength and Speed work, and Practice. He joins 'On the Mark' to elaborate on his changes to help you gain power off the tee.  

Apr 09, 2020
Dr. Bhrett McCabe Helps You Navigate the Mental and Emotional Challenges of Covid-19
45:39

Dr. Bhrett McCabe is the founder of 'The MindSide' and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist - Clinical Psychology PhD from Louisiana State University (LSU). He is also a practicing Sports Psychologist and he works with a number of PGA TOUR professionals, incl. Jon Rahm and Billy Horschel. Bhrett joins our podcast to counsel you on how to navigate your way through the mental and emotional challenges of quarantining and isolation due the the Covid-19 Pandemic. Among many topics he talks about the effects of Social Media, the value of Scheduling, Personal Growth and Change.

Apr 06, 2020
Billy Horschel on Gaining Consistency in Your Game
44:58

Billy Horschel is a former All-American (4x) and 2-time SEC Player of the Year at the University of Florida (Gators), a 5-time winner on The PGA TOUR and the 2014 TOUR Championship winner and FedEx Cup Champion.  Perennially one of the most consistent players on the PGA TOUR, he joins our podcast to share some secrets, and insights to how he gains consistency throughout the bag and in your game.  Billy talks about strength and cardio work in the gym, his Peleton regime and the Mental benefits it develops, proper practice habits, and grinding through a bad day.  He also shares nuggets to help with success off the tee, on approach shots, around the greens and on the greens. 

 

Apr 03, 2020
Collin Morikawa On Self-Discovery and Improving Your Iron-Game
39:13

Collin Morikawa has been a phenom from his junior and Amateur career in Southern California. Whilst in college at Cal-Berkeley he rose to the top of the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR) and he parlayed that success into a few invitations on The PGA TOUR. As a rookie professional he quickly made his mark and galvanized his place in the professional game with a win at the 2019 Barracuda Championship. 

He joins our podcast to discuss his progression through the ranks and lessons learned along the way, Golf Swing Technique, Self Discovery for success, Striking irons crisply, and Offensive and Defensive Shot Selection.

Mar 30, 2020
Webb Simpson on Getting the Most Out of Your Game.
39:06

Webb Simpson has been an achiever at every level of the game. He was a decorated Amateur, an NCAA All-America at Wake Forest (ACC), a winner on The PGA TOUR, a PLAYERS Champion and a US Open Champion. He joins our podcast to share his take on lessons he has learned in his career. Webb addresses: Nutrition, Rest and Recovery, Dealing with Mental Doubt, His Putting Improvement, How to Use Data Correctly, A Proper Mindset and Perspective for Success, Dealing with Pressure at the Highest Level (Ryder Cup).

He also shares how he goes about his pre-shot routine over a pressure-packed shot to help you to deal with those and become more successful.

Mar 29, 2020
Ryan Armour Shares His Keys to Accurate Ball-Striking
36:50

Ryan Armour was an All-American golfer at The Ohio State University. He is also a winner on the Korn Ferry Tour and The PGA TOUR. He joins "On the Mark" to share stories from his journey, and rise, through Amateur golf into the Professional ranks. His anecdotes include a recount of his match against Tiger Woods in the Final of the 1993 US Junior Amateur. Armour is perennially one if the most accurate ball strikers on The PGA TOUR and he shares his take on Shot Selection, Target Acquisition and Trajectory Control for more accuracy. He also highlights how you can hit more fairways and Greens in Regulation with a focus on Balance, Ball Position, Shot Shaping and Launch Angle Adjustment.

Mar 29, 2020
Mike Wasilisin (MoveU) Helps You Breathe for Well-Being and Good Golf
44:58

Dr. Mike Wasilisin is the Founder and CEO of MoveU. MoveU is designed to strengthen your body into healthy alignment through sequential exercise training videos, safe and challenging workouts, community and expert support, video analysis, motivational coaching calls, and downloadable guides. Mike believes his purpose is to inspire the world to transform pain into a powerful mind and body, and he joins On the Mark for a second time to discuss the MoveU Quarantine Program and talk to you about healthy living.

Specifically, he dives into proper deep breathing for improved health, well-being, golf, athletics and Covid-19 preparedness.

Get ready for a lot of deep breathing.

Mar 27, 2020
Nick Faldo Elaborates on the Key Swing Thoughts that Led to Major Championships
44:25

Sir Nick Faldo is a Hall of Fame golfer. He has won multiple tournaments on The PGA TOUR, The European Tour and around the world, including 6 Major Championships (3 Masters and 3 Open Championships). He is also one of Europe's leading Ryder Cup team-members and he joins us to elaborate on the golf swing thoughts and feels he employed en route to all of his success.

He discusses: The Address, The Takeaway, The Top of the Swing, Transition, At Impact and The Finish. He also shares tips and ideas to help your golf swing and ball-striking.

Mar 26, 2020
Robert Damron Talks Golf, Golf Swing Technique, and Lessons from Arnold Palmer
44:44

Robert Damron has won on The PGA TOUR and The Korn Ferry Tour. He is now an analyst for The Golf Channel and an announcer for PGA TOUR LIVE.  Damron brings his experiences and insights to our podcast as he shares lessons from his days in college (All America Univ. of Central Florida), on the Mini Tours and as a winner on The PGA TOUR. Growing up in Bay Hill (Orlando) Damron grew close to Arnold Palmer and he shares lessons he learned from the King. He also talks about Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson, Charles Howell and other PGA TOUR professionals who are Orlando-based and he illustrates lessons to learn from them.

Mar 26, 2020
Marc Leishman on Golf, Playing in the Wind and Shaping Shots
38:22

Marc Leishman (Australia) is a PGA TOUR winner, a former PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year, and a President's Cup International Team-member. A winner around the globe, he has won events on multiple Tours and he shares insights and lessons learned from his journey through the Professional ranks. Marc joins the chat on our podcast and talks about his approach to golf. He addresses, mindset, attitude, being rested for success, how he plays under pressure, playing successfully in the wind, shot-shaping and trajectory control, wedge-play, winning tournaments, and making comebacks and charges.

Mar 24, 2020
Dr. Ara Suppiah with Everything You Need to Know about the Covid-19 (Corona) Virus
34:07

Dr. Ara Suppiah is a highly sought after personal physician on the PGA and LPGA Tours, a practicing ER Physician & Chief Wellness Offi­cer for Florida Emergency Physicians, and an Assistant Professor in Clinical Medicine at the University of Central Florida Medical School. He joins us to thoroughly inform you about the Covid-19 (Corona) Virus.

Among many topics Ara addresses: The Nature of the Virus and its Properties, Best Practices to Avoid Community Spread, Healthy Lifestyle Choices, and Nutrition and Hydration. All in an effort to to inform and empower you to knowledge and understanding and reduce fear and apprehension.

Mar 23, 2020
Max Homa with Lessons He has Learned in Professional Golf
36:52

Max Homa has won tournaments at every level of the game: Amateur, NCAA College, Korn Ferry Tour and The PGA TOUR. He has grown as a player and a person through every level, culminating with his first victory on The PGA TOUR at the Wells Fargo Championship, and he joins us to shares insights and experiences from his career. Max dives into player-coach relationships and managing them properly, playing under pressure, visualization, playing out of a slump, maintaining a good attitude and perspective, practicing efficiently. And he takes some time to roast a few swings off the PGA TOUR!

Mar 22, 2020
Frank Nobilo Shares His Opinions on Golf and the Development of the Game
50:04

Franks Nobilo (New Zealand) has won events around the globe. A winner on The European Tour and The PGA TOUR, he is now a full-time announcer for CBS Sports. A true savant of the game, he has always been one of the brightest minds in golf and he joins us to share his take on the game, his experiences as a Touring Professional and an Analyst and his insights on some of the greats in golf.

Nobilo addresses and contrasts the differences between the modern game and the players of yesteryear. He talks instruction and golf-swing technique while sharing his take on what you can learn from golfers like Peter Thomson, Nick Faldo, Ernie Els, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy. 

Mar 22, 2020
Scott Fawcett (DECADE) on Better Decision-Making and Course Management
56:08

Scott Fawcett is a former professional golfer and the inventor of The DECADE Course Management System. DECADE has solved golf strategy and decision-making by combining shot distribution patterns and PGA TOUR scoring statistics to optimize target selection. He joins "On the Mark" to explain DECADE (Distance, Expectation, Correct Target, Analyze, Discipline, Execute) and share his PGA TOUR insight into how to lower golf scores simply and easily. He cites examples like Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson and Bubba Watson and delves into elements like Par 3 and Par 5 Scoring, Shot Angles, Lag Putting and Bogey Avoidance.

Mar 20, 2020
Baden Schaff (Skillest App) on Digital Golf Instruction and Game Improvement
39:23

Baden Schaff (Australia) is the Founder of Skillest.com and the Skillest Golf Instruction App. He has been teaching golf for over 15 years and his talent and insight have led to him becoming a Contributing Instructor for Golf.com (Golf Magazine). Baden joins our podcast to discuss his App, how it has become the biggest online coaching marketplace in the world, and elaborate on all of the digital features and interfaces it offers the user. He also talks golf instruction and highlights his beliefs, his "cause and effect" approach to game improvement, and his thoughts on the body-club relationship throughout the golf swing. He also shares a few tips to help you off the tee, on approach shots and on the green.

Mar 20, 2020
Jon Tattersall Discusses 5 Commonalities of Great Ball-Strikers
48:23

Originally from England, Jon Tattersall is based at Fusion ATL (Atlanta, GA). TPI certified and an expert in 3D Motion Analysis, Jon has worked with PGA TOUR, Korn Ferry Tour, LPGA and European Tour winners. He has also advised and helped Ryder Cup team-members and an Open Championship winner.  Tattersall shares his insights and research on the "5 Commonalities Between Great Ball-strikers". He elaborates on:

Swing and Club-head Speed  (for appropriate level of play),

Arm Structure,

Launch Conditions and Spin Loft,

Body Acceleration, and

Relative Backswing vs. Downswing Speeds.

As part of his explanations Jon shares drills to help you improve each element in your golf-swing. 

 

Mar 19, 2020
Colt Knost on Rhythm, Tempo, Timing and Accuracy Off the Tee
39:01

Colt Knost is a former US Amateur Champion, US Walker Cup Team Member, PGA TOUR Professional and Korn Ferry Tour Winner. Known for his accuracy off the tee and his gutsy and competitive manner, Colt has always "played a big game" and he joins "On the Mark to share how he approached golf, the golf-swing and competition at the highest level. He shares PGA TOUR experiences and stories as he takes a deep dive into Swing Rhythm, Tempo and Timing. He also shares his take and some tips on Driving Accuracy. Finally, Colt talks you through how he played under pressure and how you can bring out your best when the chips are down.

Mar 17, 2020
Erika Larkin with Golf Swing and Game Improvement Hacks
40:36

Erika Larkin is one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers (USA) since 2012. She has also been ranked as the Best Teacher in Virginia since 2014 and the 2010 Mid-Atlantic PGA Teacher of the Year. The Director of Instruction at The Club at Creighton Farms, Erika joins us to unpack a few of her "Swing Hacks" - simple ideas to improve your golf swing and your game. 

She shares Hacks for: The Pivot, Posture throughout the Swing, Timing, Sequencing and Tempo, the Release of the Golf Club, Improved Swing Speed, Clubface-control and better Ball-striking.

Mar 16, 2020
Dr. Bhrett McCabe with PGA TOUR Insights on a Productive Mindset
44:58

In recent years, Dr. Bhrett McCabe has become a trusted Sports Psychology resource for Amateur, Collegiate and Professional Golfers on The PGA TOUR, Korn Ferry and LPGA Tours. Dr. McCabe, also the Sports and Performance Psychologist for The University of Alabama Athletics, works with a number of golf's luminaries including Jon Rahm. He joins "On the Mark" to share insights on the "Mental Game" of the PGA TOUR's best. Subjects covered include: Dealing with and overcoming adversity, Scoring well without your best game, Perfection and the quest therefore, the playing golf and not "golf-swing".

Mar 11, 2020
Stuart Morgan on Improving Performance and Play at an Elite Level
46:00

Stuart Morgan is a PGA Professional and a golf coach.  Based in Austria, Morgan focuses on junior development and performance players. He has coached a number of professional golfers, national champions and elite-level golfers. In this podcast he discusses the aspect of Practice vs. Play with a view to improved performance and consistency. Within the subject matter he delves into elements such as the Ratio of Practice to Play for improvement, Self-talk and Attitude, Resilience and Handling Adversity, Situational Awareness, correct Shot-selection and Response and productive Self-assessment.

Mar 06, 2020
David Poulton Analyzes the Golf Swings of the Legends
40:39

David Poulton is a South African golf professional who lives and works in Scotland. The originator of the Social Media handle @doglegpar3, David is a noted author and blogger on golf and golf instruction. He has built an extensive library of golf swing videos and images, and he joins our podcast to analyze, illustrate and share information from the golf swings of the legends to help you improve your golf swing. The elements he focuses on are simple and easy to incorporate and are sure to help you swing like a legend. Among other Hall-of-Famers he focuses on Lee Trevino, Sam Snead, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Ernie Els. Golf swing subjects include: Fundamentals like the grip and posture. Swing positions like the Top of the Backswing and Impact and other important elements like Timing, Tempo and Sequencing.

Feb 29, 2020
Learn about Separation Values and How to Take Advantage of them with "Lowest Score Wins"
48:02

David Wedzik (former Korn Ferry Tour player) and Erik Barzeski, authors of the book "Lowest Score Wins", join our podcast to explain their approach of using "Separation Values" to guide practice and "Shot Zones" to help on-course decision-making. Both David and Erik are recognized and award-winning golf instructors and they elaborate on their idea of "Separation Values" and inform how you can direct your practice and preparation for the most return on the golf course. 

They break down how you can effectively gain strokes Off the Tee, on Approach Shot, Around the Green and On the Green by understanding exactly which shots, and skills, have the biggest bearing on golf scores. They also delve into other practice and on-course elements which can also help you to lower your scores in a simple and easy to apply fashion.

Feb 18, 2020
Mike Granato (Athletic Motion Golf) on The 5 Biggest Misconceptions in the Golf Swing
35:36

Mike Granato (alongside Shaun Webb) has worked with PGA TOUR, European Tour, Korn Ferry Tour and LPGA Tour golfers. Together they began "Athletic Motion Golf" to show golfers how incorporating a few simple athletic principles can make a world of difference to the golf swing. Granato brings a common sense approach, based on collected research data, to the golf swing and he shares some of that on our podcast. Mike highlights what he believes are "The 5 Biggest Misconceptions in the Golf Swing". Those are: 

Hip and Knee Tilts in the swing;

Lateral Body Movement;

Powerful Pivots and Upper vs Lower Body Disassociation;

Trail Arm Action;

Lowering the Club in the Downswing.

He also shares drills and insights to improve those elements.

 

Feb 13, 2020
Oliver Morton with Tips and Practice Drills to Improve your On-course Performance
42:38

Oliver Morton is an English Golf Instructor and a Biomechanics and Junior Golf Development expert. He uses state of the art technology in concert with innovative coaching techniques to help clients of all skill levels improve their golf.  Oli understands the importance of the Physical, Tactical, Mental, Emotional, Social and Spiritual aspects of the game, and he joins "On the Mark" to speak about those, as well as tips and drills you can use in practice to improve your on-course performance. 

Oliver addresses game improvement, mentally and physically, and he embellishes on some of the skills elements he stresses in practice and play.

Feb 12, 2020
Monte Scheinblum Reveals How to Easily Gain Power Off the Tee
45:01

Monte Scheinblum is a former Korn Ferry Tour player and a National and World Long Driving Champion. After retiring from competition he parlayed his knowledge and experience into a successful career as a golf instructor. He shares his insights and how to gain effortless power off the tee in this podcast. Monte explains fully, everything you need to know, in simple and easy to comprehend terms, how to fashion a powerful and repeating swing with the Driver to max out your power off the tee.

Feb 05, 2020
Marcus Potter Helps You to Improve Your Putting
39:50

Marcus Potter is a former touring golf professional. He is now one of the leading putting coaches in the game and the originator of "Potters Putting" online and on social media. Marcus helps, and has helped, golfers of all skill levels, including PGA TOUR, Korn Ferry Tour, Canadian Tour and NCAA Collegiate champions, to improve their putting. He joins us to help you improve your putting and by extension your golf scores. 

Marcus touches on all elements of putting including: Posture and pre-shot fundamentals, stroke mechanics, stroke rhythm, tempo and shape, the mental approach to holing putts, putter styles and their influence on mechanics, and drills and exercises for success.

Feb 02, 2020
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 43 - Rory McIlroy's Insights on Feel vs Data
17:15

In a weekly podcast Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can learn from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 43, Mark revisits the 2020 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in La Jolla.

Mark shares a quote from Rory McIlroy that illustrates McIlroy's take on Data vs Feel. Immelman unpacks excerpts from Rory's quote and shows how you can appropriately apply 3D Motion Capture data and Launch Monitor data for success. Mark talks about getting in touch with your feel. He addresses the separation of the feel of the ball-strike and the body. He talks about what could be your feel. Immelman also shares a few drills to help you practice feels for Angle of Attack, Swing Plane and Pitch, and Ball Strike.

Jan 30, 2020
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 42 - Tips on Bunker Play and Commitment to the Target
12:27

In a weekly podcast Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 42, Mark revisits the 2020 Sony Open of Hawaii and the 2020 American Express Championship.

Sony Open: Mark references how Brendan Steele played a plugged lie in a greenside bunker shot successfully, and he illustrates the lessons you can learn to do so too. Immelman also shows how Cameron Smith navigated a challenging long bunker shot and he shows the things you can copy from the tournament-winner (Smith).

American Express Champs: Immelman talks about some of the daunting targets at Pete Dye designed PGA West Stadium Course and the mindset and pre-shot routine required to handle those challenges successfully. He helps you to improve you on-course approach and mindset for more success when challenged visually.

Jan 27, 2020
Understand Your Body and Understand Your Swing with Dave Phillips (TPI)
37:19

Described as "a visionary thinker with a passion for teaching and learning" Dave Phillips is the co-founder of The Titleist Performance Institute (TPI). He is also a member of the PGA of America and a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher and a Golf Digest Top 50 Instructor.

Dave elaborates on his method of "Understanding your body to understand your swing". He explains the need for, and the value of, proper assessments and screens to make appropriate decisions for your golf swing. He delves into swing technique and instruction; he describes the dynamic use of the lower body in a functional swing, and he talks about "steep" and "shallow" golf swing tendencies. Dave also talks about power generation in the golf swing and how to make proper decisions on how to gain power off the tee.

Jan 24, 2020
Steve Yellin and the Fluid Motion Factor to Consistently Access Your Best Swing
43:20

After years of research and study, Steve Yellin has developed a revolutionary training program that allows athletes to become more consistent. Steve owns a company that has worked in seven professional sports, incl., MLB, the NHL, the NBA and the NFL. He also works with golfers of all skill levels including PGA TOUR winners and Major Champions. The premise of his work is "The Fluid Motion Factor". He shares insights on his work and how you can get into the "Zone" more often. He reveals how to play your best more consistently by allowing your mind to produce fluid motion. In so doing you will be able to reproduce your best swing/stroke more consistently. Play better with the Fluid Motion Factor.

Jan 20, 2020
PGA Professional Rob Labritz on Winter and Summer Practice for Good Golf Year-round
41:46

Rob Labritz is a PGA Professional and the Director of Golf at GlenArbor Golf Club in New York. A well-respected Golf Professional, Rob has played in multiple Major Championships while coaching golfers of all skill levels with proven and holistic methods.

He joins "On the Mark" to discuss Winter and Summer Practice for good golf throughout the year. He addresses subjects like physical fitness, stretching and mobility, swing position work, skill acquisition, target practice and short game feel. He also delves into on-course work, improved course management and dealing with nerves.

Jan 13, 2020
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 41 - Improve Accuracy off the Tee and on Approach Shots a la Justin Thomas
13:44

In a weekly podcast Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 41, Mark revisits the 2020 Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua in Maui.

Immelman delves into Justin Thomas's victory and shares three tips to help you improve your accuracy off the tee and on approach shots.

Specifically Mark shares how Justin Thomas hits his "Fairway-Finder" shot off the tee.

Immelman also talks about playing in the wind, and how you can manage your swing pace for increased control and more greens in regulation.

As a bonus he also illustrates a lesson you can learn from Patrick Reed's approach to holing short putts.

Jan 08, 2020
Karl Morris on Improved Performance and the Lost Art of Playing Golf
41:22

Karl Morris is one of Europe's leading Performance Coaches. He has worked with 6 Major winners and over 100 PGA TOUR, European Tour, LPGA and LET golfers. Alongside Gary Nichol, he has written 2 books "The Lost Art of Putting" and "The Lost Art of Playing Golf". He joins us to talk about the art of playing golf and elaborates on various thoughts in the book incl.: 

Does the swing create the shot or vice versa?

What does a good shot look like?

What is your strategy for playing golf?

Adjusting and adapting on the golf course.

How to deal with adversity.

Training games and drills for effective practice and good use of time.

Karl also shares insights from Rudy Duran, Tiger Woods' childhood golf coach.

Jan 05, 2020
Kyle Porter and Mark Immelman Wrap the 2019 PGA TOUR Season
41:25

Kyle Porter has been a writer for CBS Sports since 2012 covering global and PGA TOUR golf. He is also a part of the CBS Sports Podcast 'The First Cut". He joins Mark Immelman to wrap up the 2018/2019 PGA TOUR wrap-around season. 

Among other fun topics discussed, they hand out Festive Season Christmas presents to Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth. They also give out "On the Mark Awards" for the "Best Player of 2019", "The Best Tournament of 2019" and 'The Most Memorable Moment of 2019".

And of course there is a golf-tip enclosed...

Dec 29, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 40 - Course Management Tips from Geoff Ogilvy
17:31

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 40 Mark revisits the 2019 President's Cup at Royal Melbourne (Australia).

Mark shares 7 Course Management insights from former US Open champion and International Assistant Team Captain, Geoff Ogilvy. Ogilvy preached the following to the International Team to help them to navigate around the golf course successfully:

Precision over power off the tee, Play from under the Hole on fast greens, Play to the front yardage and not the hole, Stay clear of "Dead Zones", Sharpen up Your bunker play, Chip and Run with various clubs, and Take your medicine. Mark Immelman embellishes on these insights to help you lower your scores.

 

Dec 26, 2019
Dr. Gregg Steinberg Addresses Emotional and Mental Mastery in Golf
42:56

Dr. Gregg Steinberg was voted by Golf Digest as one of golf's great masterminds. He has worked with many PGA TOUR professionals including Brandt Snedeker and Brian Gay. Steinberg is a tenured Professor at Austin Peay State University in Tennessee. He joins our podcast to discuss Emotional and Mental Mastery in golf and life. As he delves into the subject he addresses elements like confidence, commitment, bouncing back from slumps in form, overcoming fear and anxiety, controlling temperament and managing expectations for success in golf. He also shares action points like post-shot routines and self-awareness and relaxation.

Dec 21, 2019
Chris Green Addresses Important Launch Monitor Data and Matchups
41:55

Chris Green is a PGA Professional and the Director of Instruction at the Glenview Club just north of Chicago. He is widely researched and vastly experienced in the application and use of Launch Monitors in golf instruction. He joins the podcast to discuss the appropriate and correct use of a launch monitor. He delves into the data that launch monitors provide; discusses how different brands can show differing data values and explains the appropriate data matchups and relationships for the correct use of the launch monitor. Specifically he talks about: Clubface Angle, Swing Path, Angle of Attack and Spin Loft and highlights drills for practice and improvement of data and functional golf shots.

Dec 14, 2019
Tips from The PGA Tour. Episode 39 - Ball-striking Lessons from Henrik Stenson and Tiger Woods
13:13

In a weekly podcast Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 39, Mark revisits the 2019 Hero World Challenge at Albany in the Bahamas.

Mark shares golf swing pivot insights, and a nugget from Gary Player, to help you to compress the ball at impact like Henrik Stenson. Immelman also shows how, in his opinion, Tiger Woods has freed up his golf swing and eliminated the "big miss" off the tee. Both insights will help you to more successful with the Driver.

Dec 13, 2019
Jeff Martin Helps You to Think about Golf with a Productive Mindset
49:52

Jeff Martin is the founder of "Thinking About Golf". He is also the author of "Hogan as it Happened: Setting the Record Straight". Jeff joins our podcast to discuss and share his research and work. He shows how golf swing technique has evolved of the years and he illustrates a number of lessons you can learn from the greats of yesteryear like Ben Hogan and Sam Snead. He also compares and contrasts the "modern day" golf swing (Matthew Wolff and Viktor Hofland) to the swings of the past (Miller Barber and Jimmy Bruen). Jeff addresses Body Pivot, Swing Length and Shaft Plane. He also talks about the effect of improvements in golf equipment technology and the corresponding increase in power off the tee.

Dec 12, 2019
Mike Napoleon from Superspeed Golf with Insights on Improving Swing Speed
43:17

Mike Napoleon is a PGA Professional, a golf instructor and the Founder of Catalyst Golf (which became Superspeed Golf). He joins "On the Mark" to delve into the mechanics of improving swing speed for increased power off the tee.  He discusses "Overload/Underload Training" and how Superspeed uses "Overspeed Training" to remove the "Governor" from your golf swing.  He talks about Kinematic Sequencing, Proximal Stability and the transfer of power and Ground Reaction Forces. He addresses the Superspeed Pyramid with an emphasis on Sequencing and Wrist Mechanics. Mike also explains the Superspeed Training Protocols.

Dec 05, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 38 - Tyler Duncan's Golf Swing for Consistency
47:07

In a weekly podcast Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 38, Mark revisits the 2019 RSM Classic in Sea Island, GA.

Mark examines tournament-winner Tyler Duncan's golf swing and shows how his stable foot action, and pressure shift, leads to effective swing stability and rotation. Those two elements enhance Duncan's golf swing timing, transition, downswing shaft pitch and ball-striking consistency. Learn how you can improve your footwork to tighten up your downswing and hit better shots.

Dec 03, 2019
Dr. Mike Grevlos on the Psychology of Golf Improvement
47:23

Dr. Mike Grevlos is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota. He teaches courses in Sport Psychology, Motivation and Emotion, and Behavioral Neurosciences. He joins our podcast to discuss the Psychology of Golf Improvement with specific reference to: How the human brain works and the corresponding movement patterns; How to use the mind constructively in practice and how to practice with purpose; How to understand and control goals and motives, and the Psychology of playing the game.

Dec 01, 2019
Bradley Hughes with Insights on Turning Your Game in the Right Direction
43:38

Bradley Hughes is a former PGA TOUR player and a winner on the global golf stage. Always one of the foremost ball-strikers in the game, he is now one of the leading player instructors on the PGA TOUR. His growing stable of clients includes tournament-winners Russell Knox and Brendan Todd. Bradley prides his teaching on simplicity and a focus on enabling the student to feel and understand what the true golf swing fundamentals are. He discusses his proven approach to turning one's game from negative to positive in this podcast. He shares thoughts on communication, trust and feel. He also addresses a few notable swing myths and misunderstandings of elements in the golf swing, and shares drills how you can ensure you perform certain key moves appropriately. 

Nov 23, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 37 - Pitch the Ball like Brendan Todd
15:07

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 37 Mark revisits the 2019 Mayakoba Classic in Playa del Carmen in Mexico.

Mark illustrates a few elements from, tournament-winner, Brendan Todd's pitching action that you can employ to improve and enhance your greenside short game play. Mark talks about shaft pitch and plane, timing and the correct use of the legs and pressure shift to improve and time the body pivot, and he shares a drill that you can use to eliminate excess hand and wrist action for better contact and improved distance control and accuracy.

Nov 22, 2019
Adam Schriber on Activating the Power Source in the Golf Swing
39:10

Adam Schriber is a former PGA TOUR player who turned his passions to golf coaching. He has taught golf since 1989 and is the former Director of Instruction for the USA-based David Leadbetter Golf Academies. Adam is also a Golf Digest Top 100 Instructor. Adam joins the podcast to talk about the power source in the golf swing. He delves into the entire area of the body involved in power generation and shares  exercises and drills to awaken the muscles and power up the pivot. He uses PGA TOUR examples in Anthony Kim and Sam Ryder as he discusses flexibility, mobility, practice and on and off-course work. 

Nov 18, 2019
Turn Your Practice into Good Golf Scores with Devan Bonebrake
42:53

Devan Bonebrake is the owner/operator of The Southern California Golf Academy in Carlsbad, CA. He is a Golf Digest "Best Young Teacher in America" and a "Top Teacher Under 40". Devan talks about constructive work, a productive mindset, and how to make your practice become beneficial in this podcast. He addresses Strokes Gained, Swing Technique and Changes, Time Management, Constructive and Beneficial Practice, Specific Focus on areas of the game, Greens in Regulation, Course Management and Scoring. He also shares practice drills that incorporate consequence to help your scoring and recommends a drill to do before the round to get you ready for the day.

Nov 13, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 36 - Learn from Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele and Brendan Todd
16:04

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 36 Mark revisits the 2019 WGC HSBC Champions in Shanghai (China) and the 2019 Bermuda Championship in Bermuda.

Immelman highlights a lesson on golf swing sequencing and explains the "Split Hands" drill Rory McIlroy used to improve his golf swing; Mark shows how to mentally deal with good and bad shots by sharing a quote from Xander Schauffele; He explains how to play out of a divot a la Harry Higgs, and he talks about the way Brendan Todd played his way out of a long slump and what you can do to bring your game back to its best.

Nov 12, 2019
Jamy Bechler on The Foundational Principles of Leadership and Being Your Best Self
44:27

Jamy Bechler is a former College Basketball Coach and Professor turned Professional Speaker, Leadership Trainer and Executive Business Coach. He is "John Maxwell Team" certified and travels the USA to motivate and coach people and organizations on how to build a championship culture. Jamy joins the show to discuss his book - The Leadership Playbook - and how you can become the best version of yourself. He specifically addresses his 7 Foundational Principles of Leadership: Success is a Choice, Integrity, Positive Attitude, Discipline, Responsibility, Respect and Growth. He also ties these elements into the game of golf and illustrates how development in these areas can help you not only grow, but improve your game. 

Nov 06, 2019
Dr. Mark Bull Discusses Body Movement and Skill Acquisition in the Golf Swing
42:10

Dr. Mark Bull has a PhD in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Science and is also a fully qualified PGA Professional and coach. He founded Mark Bull Golf, now Bull 3D, in 2009. Mark makes his second appearance on our podcast to talk about movement dynamics in the golf swing. He discusses the biomechanics of body movement - and what is "good movement" - in the swing. He addresses Skill Acquisition and the variability of movement. He talks about obtaining consistency of movement in the swing and he delves into how to be adaptable in variable conditions out on the golf course. In short he advises on how you can become the best you and how you can practice to get your best more often.

Nov 04, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 35. Lessons in Game Management from Tiger Woods
18:07

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can learn from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 35 Mark revisits the 2019 ZOZO Championship in Japan. 

Mark illustrates a number of lessons from tournament champion, Tiger Woods; he also shares an anecdote from Rory McIlroy on the nature of golf. Lessons from Tiger include: Dealing with (and how to bounce back from) a bad start, management of attitude and mental game, patience and perspective (backed up by PGA TOUR statistics from Shotlink), and pre-and-post shot routines.

Oct 31, 2019
Adam Young on His "7 Laws of Good (Golf) Impact"
48:21

Adam Young is one of the leading golf instructors in the game. The author of "The Practice Manual - The Ultimate Guide for Golfers" Adam adopts a holistic approach to his teaching and stresses the importance of developing skills as well as technique. Adam joins "On the Mark" for the second time to talk about his "7 Laws of Good Impact". He addresses each law in-depth, and shares a drill to improve, as he explains the importance of understanding and embracing them in practice. Simply put, you will not improve the quality of your golf shots unless you address one, or more, of the 7 Laws: Ground Contact, Face Contact, Speed, Face Direction, Swing Path, Angle of Attack, and Dynamic Loft. 

Oct 28, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 34. Learn Imagination and Shot-making from Jason Day and Tiger Woods
12:59

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 34 Mark revisits the 2019 Japanese Skins Game featuring Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama.

Mark looks into the "One Club Challenge Hole" at The Skins and illustrates how playing/practicing with one club only can improve your shot-making, course management, imagination and creativity. Mark also breaks down how Jason Day hit that greenside bunker shot with a 6-iron and how emulating his method will help you be more successful from the sand.

Oct 21, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 33. Tips on Putting, Bunker Play, Mindset and Attitude
15:35

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 33 Mark revisits the 2019 Houston Open in Houston, TX.

Immelman examines Lanto Griffin's greenside bunker play and holing out (short range putts) and shares elements to learn from his alignments, approach and method. Mark also uses Justin Rose's play as an example of scoring ranges and he illustrates how you can better understand scoring variances to lower your stroke average. Finally, Mark shares 3 challenges (from Danielle Kang) that Maverick McNealy used to final round success and a lower score.

Oct 15, 2019
Peter Croker Discusses Efficient Golf Swings and Better Ball-Striking
41:55

For over 45 years Peter Croker has dedicated his life to understanding the game of golf, first as a Touring Professional and then as a PGA instructor and coach. He has spent time with some of the game's greats like Ben Hogan, Peter Thomson and Greg Norman. His students have included Heads of State, legends of golf and multiple PGA Teachers of the Year. Crocker joins 'On the Mark' to share his experiences, his approach to the golf swing and his opinions on what great ball-strikers do. He also shares tips and drills you can employ to improve your ball-striking.

Oct 14, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 32. Make Putts Like Kevin Na
14:51

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 32 Mark revisits the 2019 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, NV.

Mark looks into Kevin Na's approach to success on and around the greens. Learn how to practice, prepare, adopt a winning mindset, handle pressure, and make more meaningful putts on the greens by examining how tournament-winner, Na, did it. Kevin Na also made a number of prudent course-management decisions en route to his win and Mark highlights those to help you improve your on-course decision-making.

Oct 10, 2019
Tim Cusick on Maximizing Your Performance on the Golf Course
42:41

Tim Cusick is the Director of Instruction at The Four Seasons Resort and Club in Dallas, TX. He is an award-winning member of The PGA  and a Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Instructor. He joins "On the Mark" to help you maximize your performance out on the golf course. Tim helps you to "read" the lie of the golf ball (specifically Tight Lies, Wet Lies, Rough Lies, Divot Lies and Uneven Lies) and understand their respective influence on shot power and trajectory. He also discusses how to make the appropriate shot selection and swing adjustment for success. Tim also talks about the influence of the wind on shot trajectory and distance. From a playing and scoring perspective he also elaborates on a beneficial on-course mind-set.

Oct 03, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 31 - How to Improve Your Swing Speed Like Cameron Champ
15:28

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 31 Mark revisits the 2019 Safeway Open in Napa, CA.

Mark examines Cameron Champ's golf swing and his swing speed, and how you can emulate him and use the levers at your disposal to gain clubhead speed and add distance to your drives. Elements like Ball Position, Posture, Eyeline, Pivot/Rotation and Energy Transmission are discussed as Mark elaborates on how you can maximise each for your benefit. He also shares speed drills you can practice to up your swing speed.

Oct 01, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 30 - Learn from Sebastián Muñoz
14:14

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 30 Mark revisits the 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, MS.

Mark illustrates how you can make more short putts, and putt fast greens well, as Sebastián Muñoz did en route to his win. Mark addresses putting stroke length, acceleration profile and stroke intensity. He also elaborates on quality contact and improved body stability to promote consistency of a pendulum-style stroke. Included in the conversation are drills you can try to to improve all of the listed elements.

Sep 27, 2019
Andrew Getson Shares His Simple Approach to Improved Golf
41:42

Andrew Getson (Australia) is a former Korn Ferry and Asian Tour Professional. He is now a leading golf instructor who plies his trade at the Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ. A highly respected on The PGA TOUR, Getson works with such luminaries as Hall-of-Famer Phil Mickelson. In terms of approach to golf, Andrew is a disciple of noted teachers Steve Bann and Dale Lynch (Australia). In this podcast he shares his simple and easy to apply theories and describes how you can employ them to help you improve your golf from tee through green. He highlights some tips and drills to help you sync up and tighten up your golf swing, and he also shares insights on how to hit a flop-shot like Phil Mickelson.

Sep 24, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 29 - Learn from Joaquin Niemann
14:36

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can learn from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 29 Mark revisits The 2019 A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier.

Mark shares insights from tournament-winner, Joaquin Niemann and 59-shooter, Kevin Chappell. Learn from Niemann's idiosyncratic golf swing and how he uses a beach-ball drill to improve his leg action and his spine tilts. Also, Mark addresses Kevin Chappell's incredible comeback from back (Microdiscectomy) surgery and the mindset and attitude it requires to maintain focus and attitude during recovery. Mark also brings a little levity when he addresses superstitions and how Kevin Chappell believed he could've shot a lower score than his posted 59.

 

Sep 18, 2019
Mike Jacobs on the Forces and Torques on the Golf Club During the Swing
41:33

Mike Jacobs is one of "Golf Digest's 50 Best Teachers" and a "Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor". He runs the most technologically-advanced lesson program in the world and helps golfers of all skill levels understand the marriage between the art and science of the golf swing as they improve their technique. He joins "On the Mark" to elaborates on the Alpha, Beta and Gamma forces and torques on the golf club during the golf swing. He delves into the movement of the golf club throughout the swing arc and how you, as the golfer, influence and affect its efficient movement.

Sep 17, 2019
Dr Mike Wasilisin from MoveU on How to Properly Move and Use Your Body
44:22

Dr. Mike Wasilisin from "MoveU" has worked with over 10,000 patients and helped them to achieve the outstanding physical results they are capable of. He has a Bachelors Degree in Human Psychology and a Doctorate Degree in Chiropractic and he is committed to his higher purpose of inspiring the world to transform pain into into a powerful mind and body. He joins "On the Mark" to help you achieve your physical best in life and in golf. Mike works you through how to properly engage your body and muscles at posture for a more powerful and repeating golf swing. Dr. Mike addresses issues such as "Early Extension" in the golf, pain in the back and shoulders, and how to activate and properly engage the glutes for more power.

Sep 09, 2019
Kiran Kanwar Elaborates on "The Optimal Performance Swing"
51:33

Kiran Kanwar was India's first female golf teaching professional and a winner of the 1983 All India Ladies' Open Amateur National Championship. She is widely researched with a BS (Physics & Math), a MS (Sports Science & Nutrition) and a PhD candidate (Biomechanics, Structural & Rehabilitation Sciences, & Sports Coaching Theory). She shares her "Optimal Performance Swing" and shares proven theories on how you can use it to shallow your downswing, approach the ball from the inside, make improved and consistent contact. Further, she advises how this all will straighten a slice and eliminate one side of the golf course.

Simplify your golf swing and eliminate unnecessary movements while improving your ball-striking with Kiran Kanwar.

Sep 06, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 28 - Learn from Rory McIlroy
15:44

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 28 Mark revisits the 2019 TOUR Championship at Eastlake in Atlanta, GA.

Mark shares golf tips from tournament-winner Rory McIlroy and contender Justin Thomas. Mark talks about the value of goal-setting a la Thomas. He also addresses three lessons from Rory McIlroy: Practice Rounds and Preparation with focus and intention, Course Management and Golf Swing fundamentals and pace. Learn how you can emulate the 2019 FedEx Cup Champion.

Aug 28, 2019
Brian Manzella Unlocks Some of The Secrets of a Good Golf Swing
49:49

Brian Manzella is known as "Golf's Great Communicator" and he blends art and science in his approach to golf instruction. Manzella teaches golfers of all skill levels from The PGA TOUR to beginners and he joins our podcast to talk about the key elements to a sound, powerful and repeatable golf swing. He addresses "Shaft Pitch" and "Swing Plane"; he talks about the "Transition" between back and downswing and he elaborates on how to correctly "Release the clubhead" around the swing arc. As a bonus, he also shares tips that you can learn from the leading contenders in the 2019 TOUR Championship at Eastlake - Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas and Xander Schaufele.

Aug 27, 2019
Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 27 - Learn from Justin Thomas
18:10

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 27 Mark revisits the 2019 BMW Championship at Medinah #3 near Chicago IL.

Mark shares tips from tournament-winner, Justin Thomas and US Amateur Semi-Finalist, Cohen Trolio. Learn from Justin's approach and mindset to shooting low scores and pre-round warmups and preparation. Also, Mark shares an insight on Cohen Trolio's wedge set-up and how a different approach to loft will improve your skill, your touch and feel, your shot repertoire and your ability got get the ball up-and-down more often.

Aug 20, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 26
15:06

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can learn from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 26, Mark revisits the 2019 Northern Trust at Liberty National in Jersey City, NJ.

Mark shares tips from tournament-winner Patrick Reed, (defending FedEx Cup Champion) Justin Rose, and (European Ryder Cup star) Jon Rahm). Lower your golf scores by developing the correct feel in your Practice Swing a la Justin Rose, "Freeing up Your Mind" as Patrick Reed did, and Hitting the Driver on the Upswing like Jon Rahm. Download and help your golf-swing, your driving and your mental game

Aug 14, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 25
14:37

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 25 Mark revisits the 2019 Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield CC in Greensboro, NC.

Mark shares Jordan Spieth's explanation and recount of his Pre-Shot Routine and he illustrates how incorporating elements for Spieth's approach can help you lower your scores. Elements of the routine include: Shot Selection and Placement ("Playing the hole backwards"), Process and Practice Swings, and Mental Focus and Strokes Gained. 

Aug 06, 2019
Sean Lanyi (Blast Motion Golf) Helps You Improve Tempo, Timing and Rhythm
45:20

Sean Lanyi is a Class "A" PGA Professional, Level III Aimpoint Express and Putt Doctor Certified Instructor, and a Golf Channel Academy Golf Teacher. He also represents Blast Motion Golf and he joins "On the Mark" to talk at length about the Blast Motion Sensor technology and how you can use it to improve your swing rhythm, tempo and timing. Sean also shares tips and drills you can employ in practice to ensure that your putting, short game pitching and chipping, and golf swing remain well-timed and in good working order.

Aug 04, 2019
On the Mark -Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 24
17:39

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 24 Mark revisits the 2019 WGC FedEx Invitation in Memphis TN, and the LPGA Evian Championship.

Mark illustrates three lessons in this podcast: How to avoid disaster with Plugged Lies in the sand like HJ Kim faced in the final round of the Evian. He then elaborates on pre-round preparation (and pre-shot preparation) a la Brooks Koepka and the importance of developing the appropriate prep for you. The final tip is how to hit a "Fairway- Finder" like Justin Thomas and get yourself in play off the tee more often.

Jul 31, 2019
David Ogrin with Lessons from The PGA TOUR
48:50

David Ogrin is a former PGA TOUR, Korn Ferry Tour and Champions Tour. He had over 500 starts on The PGA TOUR with a victory at the 1996 LaCantera Texas Open. Ogrin is now a respected instructor and coach and he joins us to share lessons from his experiences on TOUR. Among other insights he teaches you how to hit the "Freddy Couples Plugged Bunker Shot". He also talks about playing vs practice for improvement and highlights lessons you can learn from Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy. Ogrin also revisits The 2019 Open Championship and shows you things you can learn from Shane Lowry and Tommy Fleetwood.

Jul 25, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 23
19:39

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 23 Mark revisits The 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.

Mark shares his opinion on how you can deal with nerves and pressure a la Shane Lowery. He illustrates elements of Tommy Fleetwood's golf swing that you can incorporate to improve your ball-striking, and Immelman shares two insights from Major Champions, Nick Faldo and Paul Azinger.

Jul 22, 2019
Jorge Parada Elaborates on Key Areas in the Golf Swing
51:11

Jorge Parada is ranked as one of the "Best Young Golf Teachers in the USA." The Director of Golf Instruction at Liberty National (site of the 2017 President's Cup) and an instructor to many players on the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour and Kern Ferry Tour, Parada is sought out by golfers of all skill levels for his expertise, communication skills and instruction. He joins our podcast to talk about key areas in the golf swing, especially the Take-away and the Transition into the Downswing. He elaborates on each area, advises on their importance, lists Gears 3D Data, and shares drills to help you nail down these key zones with a view to improving your ball-striking.

Jul 17, 2019
Quincy Leonard Talks About Coaching Youth Golfers to Success in Golf and Life
38:34

Quincy Leonard is the Founder and Operator of The Leo Golf Academy (LEO - Learning at Every Opportunity) where students are challenged and coached to develop character, improve life skills and become better golfers and competitors. He joins our podcast to discuss coaching and mentoring of youth and junior golfers and competitors. He elaborates on his approach to fitness, mental toughness, on-course management and tactical and strategic approaches for better golf. He also talks about productive practice around and on the greens to improve scoring.

Jul 13, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 22
18:34

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 22, Mark revisits the 2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic (Detroit MI) and The 3M Open outside Minneapolis MN.

Mark addresses many different elements of the powerful and repeating golf swings of the respective winners of the two new PGA TOUR events. These include Nate Lashley's body rotation, hand-path and follow-through, and Matthew Wolff's pre-swing trigger, spine angle, and power. Further, Mark shares a drill that you can employ to improve your spine angle and body pivot throughout the golf swing.

Jul 08, 2019
Ben Pellicani on Becoming the Best Golfer You Can Be
48:41

Ben Pellicani is a PGA Professional based in Nashville, TN. A disciple of leading teacher, Mike Bender, and a former NCAA Collegiate Golf Coach (Lipscomb University), Ben is highly sought after by golfers looking to take their respective games to the next level. Ben shares his plan and system for guaranteed game improvement with 'On the Mark' and he delves into how you can make practice count and lower your golf scores. He shares counsel on every facet of the game with his holistic view on life and golf.

Jul 04, 2019
Warren Bottke Elaborates on PGA - Posture, Grip and Alignment
35:51

Best known for being, US Open and PGA Champion, Brooks Koepka's childhood golf coach, Warren Bottke is an award-winning PGA Master Professional. A well respected instructor of the game, Bottke is sought our by golfers of all skill levels to help them improve their respective games. Warren joins 'On the Mark' to elaborate on his P.G.A. approach to golf instruction. PGA is an acronym for Posture, Grip and Alignment - three fundamental cornerstones to consistent golf. Learn how to set yourself up to consistently get the most out of your golf swing by employing Warren Bottke's tried and tested approach.

Jun 23, 2019
Gary Nichol on 'The Art of Playing Golf'
45:41

Gary Nichol turned professional in 1988 and has travelled the world coaching golfers of all skill levels - from Weekend Golfers to Tour Pros to Ryder Cuppers, Olympians and Major Championship Winners - ever since. A certified Trackman Master and Mind Factor Coach he joins our podcast to embellish on 'The Art of Playing Golf'. Gary believes that 'the shot creates the swing' and he elaborates on this theory to help you play with the freedom to become more creative, authentic and athletic on the golf course and in competition.

Jun 20, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 21
18:41

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 21 Mark revisits the 2019 RBC Canadian Open and the 2019 US Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Mark discusses elements you can learn from Rory McIlroy, Gary Woodland and Brooks Koepka. Immelman shares tips and drills you can employ to strike putts more purely to improve your speed and line on the greens. He addresses how to play the ball successfully out of a divot. He shares with you how Gary Woodland hit that pitch off the green on the 17th hole and how you can do so too. Mark also talks about the value of a good attitude under pressure and how it can help you navigate tough times on the golf course.

Jun 18, 2019
Cordie Walker on Positive Practice Plans and a Beneficial Mindset for Golf
51:57

Cordie Walker is the founder of "Golf Science Lab". Between his blogs and his podcasts he documents happenings in golf research, and beyond that what can help you play your best golf when it counts. He joins "On the Mark" to share his insights on what a positive and beneficial practice regimen and/or session entails. Among practice topics he shares a few "Practice Plans" and elaborates on Swing Pace, Skill Acquisition, and Swing Development. He also addresses mindfulness and environmental and personal awareness for faster and more lasting improvements. 

Jun 12, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 20
12:53

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 20 Mark revisits the 2019 Memorial Tournament from Muirfield Village in Dublin, OH.

Mark teaches you about Jack Nicklaus's "One Basic Swing" approach. he dives into Nicklaus's method and shows how it can help you to more swing consistency and better ball-striking. Among other elements Mark addresses the Grip, Aim, Ball Position, Swing Arc and Rhythm a la Jack Nicklaus. Learn from the Golden Bear and how he swung the golf club.

Jun 04, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 19
16:08

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA Tour event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 19 Mark revisits the 2019 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP at Bethpage Black outside of New York City, and the 2019 Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial in Fort Worth, TX.

Mark discusses lessons on the Mental Game, Focus, On-and-off Course Attitude, from Brooks Koepka that you can learn and apply to help you make the most of your rounds. Immelman shares direct quotes from the champion (Koepka) where he addresses the aforementioned topics and how they lead to success.

Mark also talks about Kevin Na's win at Colonial with specific reference to his approach to Shot Selection, Considering the Variables and Picking and Correct Shot, and Na's Short-Game Creativity and how you can improve your Touch, Feel and success on all scoring shots.

 

May 31, 2019
Dr. Greg Cartin on Being More Present, Mindful and Aware for Better Golf
35:46

Dr. Greg Cartin is the founder of GC3 Performance Consulting where he provides Sports Psychology Consulting services to golfers and athletes of all ages and skill levels. Dr. Cartin joins us to to discuss how you can become more present, more mindful and certainly more aware in practice and in competition. By extension these skills will promote a more spontaneous and athletic approach and better golf scores. Dr. Cartin also discusses becoming comfortable under pressure, aiming and alignment, "paralysis by analysis" and swinging freely for improved performances.

May 30, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 18
12:07

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 18 Mark revisits the 2019 AT&T Byron Nelson at Trinity Forest GC in Dallas, TX.

Mark addresses 3 topics that will help your golf: Sung Kang's (tournament-winner) pre-shot visualization routine, his approach to on-course nutrition and hydration, and Scott Piercy's Ten-Finger Grip. Mark illustrates how a grip change can straighten your ball flight and improve feel and control, and how visualization can tighten mental focus and concentration.

May 16, 2019
Bodo Sieber from Tagmarshal on Pace of Play Management
39:16

Bodo Sieber is the CEO and Founder of Tagmarshal, an operational platform designed to optimize the pace of play, the profitability and the enjoyment of golf using data. Sieber is a German national with a wealth of business intelligence and corporate software applications experience in the golf industry. He discusses how Tagmarshal works and how Golf Courses and Golf Clubs can use the system to reduce round times, enhance the player experience and, by extension, improve scoring. Learn how Pace of Play awareness and management can help your golf.

May 10, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 17
13:25

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 17 Mark revisits the 2019 Wells Fargo Championship from The Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC.

Mark talks about Max Homa's emphatic maiden victory on The PGA TOUR. He talks about Homa's "relentless" mindset and approach to golf. He also stresses the importance of recovery shots and highlights elements of Homa's putting stroke that you can employ to garner more success on the greens.

May 09, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 16
14:40

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. in Episode 16 Mark revisits the 2019 Zurich Classic of New Orleans in Avondale, LA.

Mark illustrates the value of a pre-shot waggle or take-away rehearsal move a la Trey Mullinax or Jon Rahm.  He also talks about music, it's influence on golf, and how listening to the correct music before you play can enhance your swing rhythm and tempo.  Mark also addresses how you can improve your golf by learning from certain playing partners and/or competitors.

May 01, 2019
Shawn Clement on Ground Reaction Force in the Golf Swing
56:02

Shawn Clement is a world-renowned Canadian PGA certified golf instructor. As a successful teacher he helps his students to improved wisdom by emphasizing the difference between "Positional Teaching and Learning" and "Task and Target-base Teaching and Learning." Shawn talks with "On the Mark" about the efficient use of the Torso, Hips, Legs and Feet in the golf swing. In so doing he dives into the subject of "Ground Reaction Forces" (GRF) and how you can swing well and use the ground to develop power and consistency in your golf swing. He shares images to help you to understand the overall body movement in concert with the free swing of the golf club.  He also give tips and drills to help you practice and improve your body movement and swing.

Apr 26, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 15
14:09

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 15 Mark revisits the 2019 RBC Heritage from Hilton Head, SC.

Mark teaches you how to flight the ball down to extricate yourself from trouble with minimal damage to your score. He delves into the elements required to play lower trajectory shots and he also shares insights and tips on how you can hit the "Trap Draw" and the "Trap Fade" like the Pro's.

Apr 25, 2019
Reinholds Pirags from HackMotion Golf on the Action of the Wrists in the Golf Swing
37:01

Reinholds Pirags from HackMotion Golf (a sensor system, designed for both the full swing and the short game, that measures 3D wrists angles - Ulnar and Radial Deviation and Flexion and Extension, and gives detailed insight and data into the lead wrist's movement) joins our podcast. Reinholds talks about the company's history, the inspiration for, and development of the sensor and how it works. He gives a detailed description of the biofeedback it reveals and shares data Hackmotion has assembled over years of research with leading golf instructors and PGA TOUR and European Tour golfers. He also shares his take on how you can use the sensor to improve your wrist angles, and by extension your ball-striking.

Apr 17, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from the PGA TOUR. Episode 14
20:41

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 14 Mark revisits the 2019 Masters from Augusta, GA.

Mark focuses on lessons from Tiger Woods' epic victory and 15th Major Championship win. He also shares a Course Management lesson from 6-time Masters Champion, Jack Nicklaus. Learn about Course Strategy, Attitude, Putting under Pressure, Shot Selection and a Tournament-winning Mindset from quotes from Tiger Woods.

Apr 16, 2019
Karen Stupples on Golf and a Sound Mental and Emotional Approach to Competition
44:59

Karen Stupples is a British Ladies' Golf Professional, an LPGA pro, the winner of the 2004 Women's British Open and an Analyst for The Golf Channel.  She joins "On the Mark" to share lessons and insights from her competitive tenure in NCAA College (Arkansas State and Florida State University) and as a LPGA Tour player. Stupples talks about quality ball-striking, short-game recovery skills, and accuracy and power off the tee. She also takes a deep dive into the mental and emotional acumen required to win golf tournaments while she shares a few tips that will help your golf.

Apr 10, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 13
24:01

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 13 Mark revisits the 2019 WGC Dell Technologies MatchPlay in Austin, TX.

Mark focuses on MatchPlay head-to-head tactics to help you in similar on-course scenarios. He shares insights and tips you can employ to gain a competitive advantage in your games/matches. He also references Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Aaron Wise as he illustrates course management and competitive situations you can learn from.

Apr 05, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 12
12:27

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 12 Mark revisits the 2019 Valspar Championship at the Innisbrook Copperhead Golf Course in Palm Harbor, FL.

Mark focuses on tournament champion, Paul Casey's, golf swing with a emphasis on Spine Angle and Body Posture for improved ball-striking. He elaborates on what you can learn from from Casey and also shares drills you can employ to improve your Spine Angle through your swing for better, more consistent, ball-striking.

Mar 28, 2019
Pete Esposito with Golf Tips from the Television Director's Lens
41:46

Pete Esposito has been in Television Sports and Golf production and broadcast for over 20 years. He has worked for ESPN, The Golf Channel and The PGA TOUR and has directed golf at many of the biggest events on The PGA TOUR, The PGA TOUR Champions and The Web.com Tour. He joins our podcast to share his experiences and insights from his unique perspective of golf. Pete addresses the competitive edge gained by good body language, attitude, reaction to golf shots and events both positive and negative and how the world's best use these immeasurables get the most out of their games at all times.

Mar 22, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 11
16:20

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 1, Mark revisits the 2019 PLAYERS Championship from TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, FL.

Mark shares holistic golf tips from PLAYERS Champion, Rory McIlroy, to help you improve your mental game, attitude and approach to competition and competitive golf. Mark elaborates on McIlroy's '3 P's' - Perspective, Persistence and Poise - as well as two extra 'P's' - Perseverance and Patience to help you be more mentally consistent.

Mar 19, 2019
Kevin Roman on How to Improve Your Ball-Striking by Understanding Your Angle of Attack
44:55

Kevin Roman is the Director of Instruction at Monterey Peninsula CC and a "Plane Truth Golf" proponent. He employs a unique approach to golf instruction, coaching and guaranteed ball-striking improvement and he shares that with "On the Mark". Kevin addresses "Angle of Attack" and breaks all golfers and swings into one of two categories - Shallow or Steep. He illustrates how to identify your own personal pattern, explains each style's nature and how to make minor adjustments to your tendency, to make the most of your swing without major swing adjustments or renovations.

Mar 17, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 10.
13:59

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 10 Mark revisits the 2019 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard at Bay Hill in Orlando, FL.

Mark shares insights and golf-tips from Arnold Palmer (as shared by his grandson, Sam Saunders, on a previous On the Mark podcast). Mark levels Mr. Palmer's insights on the grip, posture, golf-shot control and how to strike the ball consistently flush by improving the body-pivot.

Mar 12, 2019
Martin Chuck on Golf Swing Technique and the Productive Use of Training Aids
43:48

Martin Chuck is the originator of The Tour Striker Academy, a Top 100 Instructor and a Revolution Golf Coach. Martin joins "On the Mark" to talk about a myriad of golf improvement elements, including Arm-swing and body pivot connection, Trail Arm performance and behavior, Wrist and forearm work and their influence on the clubface and golf ball contact. As he addresses some of his Tour Striker Training Aids (including the Smart Ball) Martin delves in the technique of an effective golf swing. Martin also shares anecdotes and stories from ball-striking lessons like George Knudsen and Moe Norman.

Mar 07, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 9
13:38

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 9, Mark revisits the 2019 Honda Classic at PGA National (Champion Course) in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

Mark delves into a drill that Brooks Koepka used, to improve his release of the golf club through impact, and explains how you can use it to improve club-head speed and straighten a slice or blocked shot. Mark also illustrates how Vijay Singh employed the lead-hand low (cross-handed) method to improve his chipping and pitching, and how you can use it too.

Mar 05, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 8
20:37

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 8 Mark revisits the 2019 WGC Mexico Championship from Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City, Mexico.

Mark gives insight on how to get and chart TOUR quality yardages so that you can select the correct club and get more shots close to the target. He shares data from FlightScope on PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour average club carry yardages.  He also illustrates how Kevin Na, Mark Leishman, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy Dustin Johnson successfully adapted to the differential between Actual and Adjusted yardages. 

Feb 27, 2019
Dr Mark Bull on Biomechanics and Finding Solutions for Better Golf
42:51

Mark Bull has a PhD in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Science and is also a qualified PGA Professional and coach. He founded Mark Bull Golf, now Bull 3D, a leading biomechanical and sports sciences service in golf, and he continues to evolve and develop his software, education and philosophies. He joins our podcast to delve into the biomechanics of the golf swing and how to best maximize your skill-set. Among many topics he addresses Posture at address and through the swing, Skill Acquisition, and the use of Restraints to find and develop Solutions.

Feb 22, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 7
16:17

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 7, Mark revisits the 2019 Genesis Open from famed Riviera outside of Los Angeles, CA.

Mark shares golf tips on how you can make more putts a la JB Holmes en route to his victory. Learn about the technique required to strike putts more consistently in order to hole them more often. Immelman also highlights a few putting drills you can employ to make your practice more purpose-driven and successful.

Feb 20, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 6
14:31

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 6 Mark revisits the 2019 AT&T Pebble Beach ProAm in Carmel, CA.

Mark shares insights from Phil Mickelson and Jim Furyk on how to play your best in bad weather and under adverse conditions. Learn about Preparation, Attitude and Commitment to Decisiveness. Elements that all play a large role in good mental and physical performance which the conditions are tough.

Feb 14, 2019
Lou Stagner with Golf Data Insights to Help You Shoot Lower Scores
44:21

In our 300th podcast, Lou Stagner, a business data analyst who also dabbles in golf data analytics, joins us to help you make smart, data-driven decisions with regard to game development, management and expectation. Lou shares data from his research on Short Putting, Uphill vs Downhill Putting, Lag Putting and Putting with the Flagstick in the Hole. He also addresses issues like Tapping Down Spike-marks, Putting Success by Time of day, Acceptable Proximity on Scoring Wedge Shots and Playing from the Fairway vs the Rough. Improve your game with tried and true information.

Feb 11, 2019
On the Mark Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 5
15:50

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 5 Mark revisits the 2019 Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, AZ.

Get insights on playing under pressure as Mark talks about the iconic 16th hole (The Coliseum). He shares 2011 WMPO champion, Mark Wilson's take on playing the hole and playing under pressure and he also shares a course management tip from 2017 FedEx Cup Champion, Justin Thomas. Learn about the influence of Adrenalin on the body and golf shots, a productive Pre-Shot Routine, and a constructive mental approach so that you can play well when the pressure ramps up.

Feb 06, 2019
Virgil Herring on High Performance Golf and the Mechanics of Power
46:05

Virgil Herring is the Director of Golf at Ensworth Golf Performance Center and a Golf Channel Academy Lead Instructor. He is a 2-time Tennessee PGA Section Teacher of the Year and has taught multiple PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour players, most notably former FedEx Cup Champion Brandt Snedeker. Virgil shares his beliefs and thoughts on high performance golf and addresses the mechanics of power off the tee. He explores many concepts including the creation of speed and power, effective swing path and club-face relationships and the efficient use of the body to release the appropriate amount of club-head speed for consistent and accurate power. 

Feb 02, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from The PGA TOUR. Episode 4
17:09

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can learn from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 4 Mark revisits the 2019 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, CA.

Get insights on Course Management from Justin Rose, thoughts on off-season work from Hideki Matsuyama, Rory McIlroy's mindset for good golf, Ryan Palmer's thoughts on successfully making changes to technique, Adam Scott's ideas on putting with the flagstick in the hole and Tiger Woods' thoughts on patience.

Jan 28, 2019
Dr Bob Winters Helps You to Play Mistake-Free Golf
39:40

Dr Bob Winters is an internationally renowned Sports Psychologist. He holds Bachelor's and Master's Degrees (Ball State Univ.) and a Ph.D. Doctorate from the University of Virginia. Dr. Bob joins us to share insights on his "Human Being Model" approach to sports psychology and working with athletes. He also delves into elements in one of his books "Mistake-Free Golf." Among other topics he addresses Perfectionism, Pre-Shot Routines and Expectation, all in an effort to help you embrace the nature of golf and shoot lower scores.

Jan 26, 2019
Oliver Wilson on Scoring Well and Navigating Slumps in Form
52:59

Oliver Wilson is a British professional golfer and a winner on The European Tour. He is also a former European Ryder Cup Team member and he joins our podcast to share his experiences on Tour and lessons he learned in his tenure as a collegiate (Augusta University) and professional golfer. Oliver shares candid and helpful insights on how he navigated his way through a trying slump in form and confidence, and he illustrates some of the methods he employed to lift his game back to it's best. Wilson addresses scoring and playing the game; he talks about golf instruction and golf swing theory, and he delves into the emotional and mental challenges on playing through a slump. All of these tried and true insights are sure to help your game.

Jan 24, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from the PGA TOUR. Episode 3
14:31

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 3 Mark revisits the 2019 Desert Classic in La Quinta, CA.

Learn how to prepare/practice with a purpose a la 2018 FedEx Cup Champion, Justin Rose. Also, learn about course management from Phil Mickelson. Immelman discusses these two stars and illustrates how you can practice for improvement like Rose, and and how you, like Mickelson, can understand how to get the most out of your game with effective course management.

Jan 21, 2019
Oliver Morton with a New Perspective to All-Round Good Golf
44:07

Oliver Morton is a British PGA Golf Professional who lives and works in Scotland. He is a 3D Biomechanics and Junior Development Specialist. Oliver understands the importance of Physical, Tactical, Mental, Emotional, Social and Spiritual aspects of the game and how each are paramount to performing at the your highest level. He joins our podcast to coach you to understand all of those so that you can hit the ball better, play better and score better. 

Jan 19, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from the PGA TOUR. Episode 2
12:19

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In Episode 2 Mark reviews the 2019 Sony Open in Hawaii at Waialae CC outside of Honolulu, HI.

Learn about the greenside bunker shot and how to play it successfully. Immelman discusses tournament-winner, Matt Kuchar's, bunker technique and how you can emulate it, and practice with purpose so that you can make more sand-saves and shoot lower scores.

Jan 15, 2019
Richie Hunt with Course Management Insights from His 2018 Pro Golf Synposis
46:22

Richie Hunt is a researcher who analyzes and provides statistical data and predictive analytics to a number of PGA TOUR golfers. He also writes a popular blog (3Jack Golf Blog) that deals with a diverse array of subjects from The PGA TOUR. Richie joins our podcast to talk about his "2018 Pro Golf Synopsis". The "Synopsis" is a document that delves into a plethora of data and and lists insights and advice that will help and empower you to practice with purpose and improve your course management, decision-making and shot-selection.

Jan 11, 2019
Chuck Evans with Easy to Apply Advice to Gain Power off the Tee
44:07

Chuck Evans is known in the golf instruction industry as "The Teacher of Teachers." He has been teaching golf since 1970 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from his tenure helping golfers of all skill levels. Chuck joins our podcast to help you get more power off the tee. He describes how speed is created, and how it is transmitted from the body into the club and eventually into the golf ball. Evans talks about Posture, Ball Position, Pivot, Sequencing, Timing, Swing Arc and Angle of Attack and how they can help you hit the ball farther.  He also shares practice drills you can employ to improve speed and contact.

Jan 08, 2019
On the Mark - Tips from the PGA TOUR. Episode 1
12:21

In a weekly podcast, Mark Immelman reviews the most recent PGA TOUR event and highlights lessons you can glean from the world's leading golfers. In episode 1 Mark highlights with 2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions from the Plantation Course at Kapalua on the island of Maui, HI.

Learn about the nature of the game of golf so that you can equip yourself for the inevitable ups-and-downs that the game presents. Immelman illustrates lessons you can learn from the play of Tournament Winner, Xander Shauffele and Tournament Runner-up, Gary Woodland.

Jan 08, 2019
Mark Kovaks on Rotational Sports Performance and Resiliency
38:42

Dr. Mark Kovaks is a High Performance Expert, Sports Technology Consultant, Performance Physiologist, Researcher, Professor and Coach with an extensive background in training and researching elite athletes. He is an expert in optimizing performance and he joins our podcast to help you become the best version of yourself. Among many subjects he addresses: Kinematic Sequencing, Hip and Truck Movement and Loading. He also delves into Nutrition and Hydration, Strength for Golf, Mobility, Injury Prevention, and overall physical improvement and well-being.

Jan 03, 2019
John Swantek and Mark Immelman Recap the 2017/2018 PGA TOUR Season
37:36

John Swantek is the 'Voice of the PGA TOUR'. He is the lead Play-by-Play Host on PGA TOUR LIVE and also the host of the 'Talk of the Tour' PGA TOUR podcast. John joins Mark Immelman to recap the 2017/2018 season in golf. Many highlights are revisited as they address, among others, Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Francesco Molinari, Bryson DeChambeau. John also talks about Brandt Snedeker's 59 at The Wyndham Championship and Webb Simpson's win at The PLAYERS.

Dec 31, 2018
Luke Elvy Celebrates Tiger Woods' Birthday and Looks Ahead to the 2019 Year in Golf
49:10

Luke Elvy (Australia) is a leading voice in golf broadcast. He works for CBS Sports, Sky Sports and has worked for PGA TOUR LIVE and PGA TOUR Radio. Elvy is as well-researched as anyone in the game and is thus uniquely qualified to opine on what may transpire in golf in 2019. Alongside Mark Immelman, Luke talks about Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm among other leading contenders. He also delves into the new PGA TOUR schedule, the changes in the Rules of Golf, The FedExCup, and The President's Cup, and prognosticates on who may win golf's major events.

Dec 30, 2018
Scott Hall Talks Golf and How to Play the Game Well
38:31

Scott Hall is a leading young golf instructor who works with players of all skill levels from Major Champions (Nick Faldo) to beginner golfers. He has spent time with, and learned from, legends like Lee Trevino and leading golf teachers like Bob Toski and Chuck Cook. Scott joins the podcast to talk about repeatable golf-ball contact, a good mindset while playing golf, using creativity and pre-and post-shot routines for better scores. He references the greats of the game and how they practiced, understood their respective golf swings and how you can do so to improve your game. He also delves into elements that all of the great golfers exhibit in their golf swings and what you should consider as you work on your golf swing.

Dec 28, 2018
Rob McGill Shares Ideas on How to Maximize Off-Season Practice
44:43

All of the PGA professionals are using the "off-season" to improve their weaknesses and get their games ready for the new year. You should, and can, do so too. Rob McGill (Nashville TN) is a PGA professional and a bright mind in the golf instruction ranks. He joins "On the Mark" to share his thoughts on what you can do during this time of the year to address your weaknesses and turn them into strengths. Use your off-season productively and improve your golf-swing and your ball-striking with some of Rob's, easy to understand and implement, drills, exercises and practice ideas.

Dec 22, 2018
Steve Buzza on Golf Swing Functional Variability and How to Make the Most of your Swing
50:17

Steve Buzza is a leading global Golf Instructor and a Golf Digest (United States) "Best Teacher Under 40" He is widely researched and experienced and brings his knowledge of Biomechanics, Golf Swing Technique and his experiences as a PGA Golf Professional to our podcast to help you understand the golf swing and how it works. Steve addresses many elements including Functional Variability to help you figure out how your golf swing operates. He shares insights, drills and ideas so that you can get the most out of your swing without changing it too much.

Dec 19, 2018
Russell Henley on How to Play Your Best Golf
34:29

Russell Henley is a multiple winner on The PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour.  He holds the distinct honor of being the first (and to date) only player to win his first event (The Sony Open in Hawaii) on The PGA TOUR.  Russell joins our podcast to talk about how he plays the game and how you can improve the way you play. He talks about improved Wedge play and practice, Course Management, the mindset to shooting low scores and how to find more fairways off the tee. Russell also lets you into practice drills and games he uses to improve his skills under pressure.

Dec 13, 2018