Golf is a game of numbers and other brain-twisting things. Come geek out with Will Haskett, veteran golf broadcaster, as he explores the precision side of the game. Analytics, strokes gained, fantasy, rankings, technology, business, psychology and more, let your inner golf nerd out with some of the best minds and thinkers of the game!
Episode 55 - Rufus Peabody, Professional Sports Bettor
The explosion of golf data and legalized sports wagering is seeing a huge increase in attention in the sport. Rufus Peabody has been analyzing and betting on sports his entire career, with some significant success in golf. He joins the podcast to talk about recent wins, current player trends, player predictions and the future of gambling in golf.
Episode 54 - Marty Miller of Technogym
Golf is turning into a sport of athletes. Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy and Gary Woodland have dominated 2019. What do they have in common? Incredible fitness. Like data and stats, fitness is a weapon golfers can't afford to leave out of the equation. How advanced has a player's workout gotten? The PGA Tour now partners with Technogym, a worldwide leader in wellness, to outfit the traveling Performance Centers. Marty Miller is the Director of Training and Education. He talks about the technology, learning from Olympic athletes and the biomechanics of professional golfers.
Episode 53 - Dylan Beirne of 15th Club
For at least one week, golf returns to its roots at the Open Championship. True links golf is hard to find, and succeeding at it seems like a career pursuit. As golf's purest test returns to Royal Portrush, who is the favorite? What skills translate the most to success on a links layout? How do we compare players coming from the European Tour to those from the PGA Tour? What information do players seek out to win? We cover all of that with 15th Club analyst Dylan Beirne.
Episode 52 - Ryan French, Monday Q Info
Golf has dozens of professional tours in the United States. Making it to the PGA Tour is the dream. Getting there? Easier said than done. The grind is real, and guys are chasing opportunities in the oddest and, sometimes, most grueling ways. Ryan French runs the Twitter account Monday Q Info (@acaseofthegolf1) and is the go-to expert on guys grinding to make the Tour. We take a quantitative and qualitative approach to discussing the fine line of making it in pro golf.
Episode 51 - Mark Broadie 3.0
The Godfather of golf stats is back! Mark Broadie makes another appearance on the pod to talk about his recent article breaking down the quest of PGA Tour players to avoid bogeys versus making birdies. Is there a proper strategy of aggressiveness? Plus, adjusting stats for course difficulty, the Koepka enigma, 2019 observations and much more with the developer of strokes gained.
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