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In this episode, Adam and Jon go over a detailed plan for improving your golf game. If you want to learn more about Adam's 8 Week Course, visit this link: https://www.adamyounggolf.com/8-week-course/ Thank you to our show sponsors Tangent, Maui Nui Venison, and LinkedIn Talent Solutions: Tangent is an intuitive AI Caddie app Adam Young is involved …
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Alex Ehlert is a sports scientist who has done extensive research into how golfers can increase their swing speed. We discuss the pros and cons of various methods, such as technical changes, speed stick training, weight lifting, and more! Thank you to our show sponsors Rhoback, Tangent, Maui Nui Venison, and LinkedIn Talent Solutions: If you want i…
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In this episode, Jon and Adam answer a variety of listeners' questions on various topics. Thank you to our show sponsors Shot Scope, Rhoback, Maui Nui Venison, and LinkedIn Talent Solutions: Shot Scope just announced their new V5 GPS watch and performance tracking system. There are tons of upgrades, like full-color maps of each hole, GPS distances …
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Joe Mayo has received a lot of attention over the past year for his work with Viktor Hovland and his wedge game. He joins the show to discuss his belief that being steep with wedges is a viable option for players of all levels and has benefits compared to having a more shallow angle of attack. This has been a very hot topic in the instructional wor…
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We're excited to continue our equipment education series with one of the top clubfitters in the industry - Woody Lashen from Pete's Golf (www.petesgolf.com). In this episode, Woody shares everything new he has seen in the clubfitting world from the newest product releases. Thank you to our show sponsors Shot Scope, Rhoback, Maui Nui Venison, and Li…
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A quick discussion of Jon's new book, The Foundations of Winning Golf (available on Amazon), as well as taking listener questions. Thank you to our show sponsor LinkedIn Talent Solutions! LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to faster. Post your job for free at https://linkedin.com/sweetspot. Learn more about your …
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Stanford psychiatrist Dr. David Spiegel is one of the most published and respected experts in the field of hypnosis. In this episode, he clears up myths surrounding self-hypnosis and shares tactics on how golfers can use it to their advantage to increase their focus and calm nerves on the course. If you are interested in trying out his app, Reveri,…
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For those of you who have an extended off-season, we created an episode to give you some best practices for getting back up to speed after a long layoff. Thank you to our show sponsors, Rhoback, Shot Pattern, and LinkedIn Talent Solutions! If you want insanely comfortable, stylish golf/athletic gear that can be worn on and off the course, look no f…
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Mike and Eli from the hugely popular podcast join us to check in on their games. What have they figured out on their quest to achieve a scratch handicap? You are going to learn a lot from this one! Thank you to our show sponsors, CORE Golf and LinkedIn Talent Solutions! If you are looking to sharpen up your practice, check out CORE Golf. It's fille…
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Many golfers don't fully understand the concept of angle of attack. In this episode, we took a very deep dive to give you a well-rounded understanding of how it relates to every club in your bag! Thank you to our show sponsor LinkedIn Talent Solutions! LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to faster. Post your job f…
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Mark Immelman holds a lot of titles - CBS broadcaster, golf coach, and podcaster. He joins us to discuss his unique journey through golf, his philosophy on game improvement, and stories from being involved in the pro game. Be sure to check out his podcast, On The Mark! Thank you to our show sponsors LMNT and LinkedIn Talent Solutions! LMNT helps an…
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In this two-part series, Jon and Adam share 10 ideas you can use to improve your golf game in 2024. Thank you to our show sponsors LMNT and LinkedIn Talent Solutions! LMNT helps anyone stay hydrated—without the sugar and other dodgy ingredients found in popular electrolyte and sports drinks. Check out their new Chocolate flavors that are meant to b…
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In this two-part series, Jon and Adam share 10 ideas you can use to improve your golf game in 2024. Thank you to our show sponsors LMNT and LinkedIn Talent Solutions! LMNT helps anyone stay hydrated—without the sugar and other dodgy ingredients found in popular electrolyte and sports drinks. Check out their new Chocolate flavors that are meant to b…
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Tori Totlis is the owner of Complete Confidence Golf, which is a vibrant community of female golfers. In this episode, she discusses how she became a scratch golfer, seasoned tournament player and also explores the current state of the women's game. Thank you to our show sponsors LMNT and LinkedIn Talent Solutions! LMNT helps anyone stay hydrated—w…
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Two-time PGA Tour winner Mackenzie Hughes discusses a wide range of topics, including his coaching relationship with Jon, his mindset on the course, practice philosophy, and much more! To download Jon's driver practice PDF and video, please visit this page: https://practical-golf.ck.page/driver To download Adam's Golf Hacks guide, please visit this…
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Sports psychologist Dr. Bhrett McCabe joins us to discuss some of the big takeaways from his new book, Kick Anxiety's Ass. We also discuss some of the biggest "mental myths" he has seen among golfers. To download Jon's driver practice PDF and video, please visit this page: https://practical-golf.ck.page/driver To download Adam's Golf Hacks guide, p…
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Michael Kim joins the show to talk about what it's like playing on The PGA Tour and shares his philosophy on game improvement. Michael has become a great Twitter follow and shares tons of great insights on how he thinks golfers of all levels can take their game to the next level! To download Jon's driver practice PDF and video, please visit this pa…
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Karl Morris, a performance coach, joins us to discuss his wonderful book he co-authored, The Lost Art of Golf. In this wide-ranging discussion, we cover topics like how to set goals properly, practice philosophy, on-course adjustments, and much more! To download Jon's driver practice PDF and video, please visit this page: https://practical-golf.ck.…
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In this episode, Jon and Adam answer listener questions and tackle plenty of other topics like: Should you hit up on your driver? Novak Djokovic's best mental tip (and how it can help golfers) Taking more responsibility for your game and much more! To download Jon's driver practice PDF and video, please visit this page: https://practical-golf.ck.pa…
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Renowned swing instructor Andrew Rice joins the show to discuss playing in the wind, swing philosophy, wedge play, and much more! To download Jon's driver practice PDF and video, please visit this page: https://practical-golf.ck.page/driver To download Adam's Golf Hacks guide, please visit this page: https://www.adamyounggolf.com/hacks/ Thank you t…
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Jon and Adam explore the hypothetical scenario of what they would do differently if they could take up golf again with everything they know now. To download Jon's driver practice PDF and video, please visit this page: https://practical-golf.ck.page/driver To download Adam's Golf Hacks guide, please visit this page: https://www.adamyounggolf.com/hac…
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Frank Nobilo, CBS Broadcaster and famed playing professional joins us to discuss many topics. We talk about how golf has evolved during his career, his philosophy on coaching, and how technology has influenced the modern game. To download Jon's driver practice PDF and video, please visit this page: https://practical-golf.ck.page/driver To download …
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Scott Fawcett from DECADE Golf joins us to discuss what he has learned playing in tournaments the last year, expectation management, and making better strategic decisions (and plenty more). To download Jon's driver practice PDF and video, please visit this page: https://practical-golf.ck.page/driver To download Adam's Golf Hacks guide, please visit…
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In this episode, Jon recaps his experience in the U.S. Mid-Am, and then we share some of our best "mini thoughts" from Twitter. To download Jon's driver practice PDF and video, please visit this page: https://practical-golf.ck.page/driver To download Adam's Golf Hacks guide, please visit this page: https://www.adamyounggolf.com/hacks/ Thank you to …
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Jayne Storey joins us to discuss how breathing methods rooted in traditional Eastern practices that have existed for centuries can help calm your mind on the golf course. Jayne is the author of Connected Golf and Breathe Golf and coaches players of all levels, including touring professionals. We think you'll find this conversation very interesting …
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In this episode, we discuss what are the best investments in your golf game for various budget levels. Also, Jon recounts everything that was going through his head when he recently won medalist honors at his U.S. Mid-Am qualifier. Thank you to our show sponsor LinkedIn Talent Solutions! LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you wan…
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In this two-part series, we discuss how to effectively practice with your irons (and other approach shot clubs). These are your true "scoring clubs," so this series is very important! Thank you to our show sponsors, TRUE Linkswear, Factor, and LinkedIn Talent Solutions! Comfort is incredibly important to me because I walk a ton, and that's exactly …
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In this two-part series, we discuss how to effectively practice with your irons (and other approach shot clubs). These are your true "scoring clubs," so this series is very important! Thank you to our show sponsors, TRUE Linkswear and Factor! Comfort is incredibly important to me because I walk a ton, and that's exactly why I've trusted TRUEs all t…
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Adam and Jon take listener questions in this episode - we cover a ton of topics! Thanks to our show sponsor, Factor. Now that we’re in the thick of summer, you might be looking for wholesome, convenient meals to support sunny, active days. Factor, America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit, can help you fuel up fast with flavorful and nutritious ready-to-e…
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Mental performance coach Ward Jarvis joins us to talk about the dreaded "Y" word. We've all struggled with it at some point! Ward has helped PGA Tour players like Brendon Todd deal with the yips and learn from some of his methods. Join Jon's Weekly Newsletter Here Download Adam's Free eBook Here Thank you to our show sponsors SwingU! The SwingU is …
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Every round, you will encounter shots where you seem to be caught between clubs. Do you choose a longer club and take something off? Or do you go with a shorter iron and try to swing harder? We clear up many of these concepts in this episode! Thank you to our show sponsors SwingU, Clinch Golf, and Caldera! The SwingU is the #1 GPS app for golfers w…
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Mark Sweeney from AimPoint joins us to discuss his green-reading system that has become quite popular on professional tours over the last decade. But there still are many misconceptions about what AimPoint does, and in this episode, we clear up all the details. Find out how it works and whether or not it sounds like something you can add to your ga…
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In this episode, we revisit our core philosophy - The Big Three. Learn why strike, ground contact and face control are the biggest influences on the quality of your ball striking. Whether you are a new Sweet Spot listener, or a veteran, this episode is required listening! Check out Jon's Four Foundations of Golf Video Masterclass Check out Adam's 8…
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We're excited to continue our managing expectations series with stats guru Lou Stagner. In this episode, we discuss tee shots. Lou shares some of his most interesting stats from pro golf and the amateur game that will get you thinking differently about reasonable expectations. Also, you'll learn more about the proper strategy and ideas on how to pr…
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In this episode, we discuss the most effective ways to increase your skills through various practice methods with motor-learning expert Dr. Rob Gray. Rob is the author of How We Learn to Move, giving a great perspective on taking your practice range performance to the golf course. Check out Jon's Four Foundations of Golf Video Masterclass Check out…
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Dr. Greg Rose, the co-founder of the Titleist Performance Institute, joins us for a wide-ranging discussion on how to take care of your body for golf. We discuss mobility, pain, injury prevention, strength training, how to increase swing speed, and plenty of other topics. Dr. Rose shares tons of research from TPI that will help dispel many myths an…
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In this two-part series, Adam and Jon discuss the pros and cons of the popular phrase "swing your swing." We talk about our philosophy on the golf swing and the role of aesthetics versus functionality. Should golfers stick with a swing that feels more natural to them or try to change to another version of that swing? Lot's to discuss! Thank you to …
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In this two-part series, Adam and Jon discuss the pros and cons of the popular phrase "swing your swing." We talk about our philosophy on the golf swing and the role of aesthetics versus functionality. Should golfers stick with a swing that feels more natural to them or try to change to another version of that swing? Lot's to discuss! Thank you to …
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Home Golf Simulators are exploding in popularity. There are more options than ever to build it on your own or hire a company to take care of everything. James Laidlaw from InHome Golf, who recently did Jon's home installation, joins the show to share his knowledge. We cover various topics, including room sizing, launch monitors, budget, turf, proje…
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James Hong, a renowned junior golf instructor, joins us to discuss the state of the junior game and what has changed over the last 20 years. We also explore best practices for getting kids interested in golf, how to develop junior players, and common pitfalls for parents. Plus, you might learn a few new ways to practice and approach the game as an …
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Jared Tendler is a mental performance coach to professional golfers, traders, and poker players and a best-selling author. We explore his unique approach and how his methods go beyond conventional golf psychology to get to the root of issues. You're going to learn a lot in this episode about how your mind works on the golf course! If you are intere…
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Korn Ferry Tour member Ashton Van Horne discusses what it's like to play professional golf and chase the dream of making it to the PGA Tour. Ashton opens up about all of his preparation, how to deal with pressure and plenty of other insights that you will find fascinating! Thank you to our show sponsor Hello Fresh! With HelloFresh, you get farm-fre…
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Marty Jertson and Chris Broadie from Ballnamic (operated by PING) join us to discuss all the factors that go into choosing the right golf ball. Let's get past the marketing fluff and learn what makes each brand's models differ from one another and how they can affect your performance on the course. To learn more about Ballnamic, you can visit their…
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The new year is almost here, and avid golfers at every level of the game will be thinking about what they hope to achieve in 2023. In this two-part series, performance coach Kent Osbourne joins us to discuss how to reflect on your past year and then properly set goals for the following year. To read the article mentioned in this episode, click on t…
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The new year is almost here, and avid golfers at every level of the game will be thinking about what they hope to achieve in 2023. In this two-part series, performance coach Kent Osbourne joins us to discuss how to reflect on your past year and then properly set goals for the following year. To read the article mentioned in this episode, click on t…
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Rick Fehr has been on both sides of the golf improvement coin. He was a standout collegiate player, a PGA Tour winner, and now a golf instructor. We talk with him about how golf has evolved over the years, his philosophy on teaching compared to his playing days and plenty of other topics! Thanks for your support of the Sweet Spot, be sure to grab a…
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There are many ways to track your stats these days, and golfers can get a little confused with all the available data. In this episode, Jon and Adam explore multiple ways to track your stats, what to pay attention to, and most importantly - how to answer the question of "why?" With the holiday season approaching, both of our books make great gifts …
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