Data Axis Golf with Dr. Aaron R. Stewart

Data Axis Golf with Dr. Aaron R. Stewart

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Does Brooks Koepka Have A Rival? Let’s Check The Data! (S2E13)
Oct 16 • 16 min
Brooks Koepka came out in an article today stating that he doesn’t see that he has a rival, not even Rory McIlroy qualifies. Brooks sees himself as Number 1 in the world, more majors than anyone else in the last few years, and smooth sailing ahead. But…
Big Win for Lanto Griffin - Data Monday (S2E12)
Oct 14 • 37 min
Three graduates of the Korn Ferry Tour battling it out for their first PGA Tour win. And none of them blinked, it was good golf right to the end. Lanto has an amazing story of perseverance, as do many who have come up through the mini tours. If we a…
Fred Shoemaker on Tension in the Golf Swing (S2E11)
Oct 11 • 11 min
We have all heard that tension is a killer of good golf swings. But how can we identify tension in our golf swings, and how can be get rid of tension in our golf swings. I can promise you have never heard it covered quite like how Fred Shoemaker and Evan…
Get To Know Henrik Stenson (S2E10)
Oct 9 • 17 min
Henrik Stenson is a major champion, a silver medalist, he’s won on 5 continents, a FedEx Cup and Race to Dubai Champion. And he has accomplished all of it using his trusty (and now dead) 3-wood. Ugh, what now. And a discussion on non-conforming clubs and…
Na-Na-Na-Na - Data Monday (S2E9)
Oct 7 • 41 min
Kevin Na is learning how to win, and it is totally impressive. 3 wins in the last 3 years for a total of 4. And you won’t believe how many tournaments he has played on the PGA Tour, it was crazy to see. Great data to review today! Let’s tee it up! #golf…
Fred Shoemaker On Finding Your Best Grip (S2E8)
Oct 4 • 13 min
The only connection we have with the club is through our grip, and yet the grip can be a very confusing topic for many golfers. We hear that a strong grip is better, or a weak one. We have a pro show us a “proper” grip, and it works for a while and we…
The Hypocrisy of the Korean Golf Tour (S2E7)
Oct 2 • 14 min
A three-year ban for a gesture? Wow! What a statement… in cultural hypocrisy. Let’s tee it up. #golf #pgatour #golfers #lovegolf #golfday #whyilovethisgame #golflessons #golflife #anythinggolf #beautifulgolfcourses #lovegolf #betterdatabettergolf…
Safeway Open Has Its Champ! -Data Monday (S2E6)
Sep 30 • 40 min
Cameron Champ is a special talent. He can hit is a very long way, and actually lead the 2017 US Open in driving distance as an amateur. Now as a two-time PGA Tour winner, can he settle down and play more consistently? Let’s dive into the number that got…
Fred Shoemaker On Proper Practice Strategies. (S2E3)
Sep 20 • 16 min
Wow, another really cool episode where Fred Shoemaker explains what we need to avoid in our own practice. You will find this fascinating, I know I did. The first time I heard this it blew me away, it still does. If we aren’t careful we run the risk of…
Simple is Best For All Golf Swings (S2E2)
Sep 18 • 15 min
Arnold Palmer said it best when he said “Swing your swing.” Unfortunately many out there have interpreted that to mean, “do whatever crazy thing you want to do and you can still play great golf.” That isn’t what Mr. Palmer meant. We see unorthodox swings…
Joaquin Niemann - Data Monday - A New Hero For Chile (S2E1)
Sep 16 • 35 min
Joaquin Niemann was an accomplished amateur player, is one of only 3 to make it on to the PGA Tour going via the Korn Ferry Tour Finals. And now is a winner on the PGA Tour. Let’s review the data on how he got it done, and discuss how our benchmark number…
Players Think Rory Beat Brooks Too (E174)
Sep 11 • 16 min
For the first time in 28 years, the Player of the Year award based on the PGA Tour points system and the Player of the Year award based on the Tour player’s opinion do not match up. Rory McIlroy was chosen as Player of the Year over Brooks Koepka by their…
In Keeping With The Spirit Of the Game (E173)
Sep 10 • 15 min
Matt Kuchar finds himself at the end of another Twitter storm. He followed the new rules of golf, but some were upset (like Geoff Shackelford among others) that he was apparently not keeping within the spirit of the game of golf. The spirit of the game?!?…
Fred Shoemaker on Commitment and Freedom (E172)
Sep 6 • 13 min
Learning to play golf with freedom should be the goal of all golfers, but actually learning how to play that way isn’t as simple as it sounds. Fear tends to creep in, worry about not looking bad in front of those we are playing with, or just not…
Know The Benchmarks To Improve Your Game (E171)
Sep 4 • 26 min
Many of us expect too much of ourselves on the golf course. We have it in our heads that the PGA Tour pros never miss a shot, or we have lofty expectations for our own games and aren’t realistic. By understanding and knowing performance benchmarks we can…
Fred Shoemaker - On How To Best Learn Golf (E170)
Aug 30 • 21 min
Fred Shoemaker is a renown golf instructor. He founded a Top 25 rated golf school and has coached the brightest minds in golf. He has authored two amazing book on golf and was kind enough to share his insight with us in a lengthy discussion a few weeks a…
Rory Roars to FedEx Cup Win (E169)
Aug 26 • 26 min
Rory McIlroy had a very consistent year, and he finished the year up with a $15 million payday at the FedEx Cup. Let’s look at Rory’s numbers compared to his 2019 averages and see what we can learn. Our benchmarks produced from the 2018 season held up…
Fred Shoemaker - On Golf Mindset and Proper Learning. (E168)
Aug 23 • 15 min
Many of us were raised to believe that we had to learn skill and beat into our brains, body, muscle memory in order to become good golfers. Well, it turns out that isn’t the case. Fred Shoemaker shares with us the proper mindset me must have to learn golf…
Putt Better! Starting Now! (E167)
Aug 22 • 27 min
We have been fed misinformation for years on how to read greens, the best putting strokes, best grips, stance, balance, everything. But are you a better putter today than you were last year, or 5 years ago. The answer to that is probably no, not if you…
Justin Thomas Was In The Driver’s Seat at the BMW (E166)
Aug 19 • 22 min
What a crazy weekend of golf. For most of the weekend it appeared up to 6 players outside of the top 30 would make it to Atlanta, it didn’t happen. Patrick Cantlay made sure that Justin Thomas earned the victory, they both played great and it felt like…
Who Makes It Through The BMW Championship? (E165)
Aug 15 • 11 min
Here we are only one tournament left until the PGA Tour make it final stop of the year at East Lake for the Tour Championship. We have been told that there is quite a bit of volatility in the playoffs, but we have essentially 48 players, playing for eight…
Bryson DeChambeau’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Slow Play… It Is This (E164)
Aug 13 • 20 min
Bryson DeChambeau is an incredible talent; he has created quite a persona for himself as a mad golf scientist (which is a nickname I also claim for myself). But unfortunately for him, he has also become known as a slow player, and last week sure didn’t…
Patrick Reed - A.K.A. Captain America is Back! Maybe. (E163)
Aug 13 • 24 min
It had been 16 months since Patrick Reed’s Master’s win. There were some ups and downs in his game; he mentioned his struggles in his post-tournament interview. If you listen between the lines, Reed shares some pretty important information on how to play…
What Is Up With Jordan Spieth? (E162)
Aug 10 • 22 min
Wow, two good rounds, then a terrible third round. It has happened several times this year for Jordan Spieth. So… what is going on with Mr. Spieth? I have a few thoughts. Let me know what you think! Let’s tee it up! #golf #pgatour #golfers #lovegolf…
Fred Shoemaker on Putting (E161)
Aug 9 • 14 min
Fred Shoemaker is one of the best golf teachers in the world; he is the founder and owner of a top 25 golf school. He has written two books on golf and had taught more than 14oo golf school. In this episode, we go deep into putting. You can be a better…
Is Tiger Woods’ Consistency Legacy At Risk? (E160)
Aug 8 • 20 min
Tiger Woods has taken great pride in his consistency over the years, but now as his career winds down some stats seem to be suffering. Does Tiger need to pay more attention? Does he even care? How far can he slide before he worries about tarnishing his…
David Leadbetter, Where Good Golf Swings Go To Die (E159)
Aug 7 • 21 min
David Leadbetter has some pretty harsh words for Lydia Ko and her parents. Which seems really ironic, since most of his players probably should have harsh words for him, and his ridiculous way of teaching the golf swing. Let’s tee it up! #golf #pgatour…
To Be An Amateur, Or Not To Be An Amateur (E158)
Aug 6 • 13 min
The USGA will now allow amateur champions to declare themselves pro and still, take advantage of the spot earned in the US Open. This change will make it possible for every US Amateur Champion to rightfully take their coveted place with the reigning US…
JT Poston’s Bogey-Free Win (E157)
Aug 5 • 29 min
Four rounds in the 60s and no bogeys! 100% successful in scrambling. Truly an amazing performance by J.T. and the data shows it. Also, I little update on how the playoffs will be different this year. It is going to be exciting for sure. Let’s tee it up!…
Fred Shoemaker on Power (E156)
Aug 2 • 8 min
We all want more power, but how to generate it gets to be a little confusing. Some say we work on our quick twitch muscles, lift weights, run in army boots on a beach, there are many theories. But what works for one of us, might not work for another. Fred…
Brooks Koepka’s Secret Winning Weapon
Aug 1 • 13 min
Great start at the Wyndham! And I am sure many of those out there who are struggling to keep their card, or get into the playoffs, wishes they could bottle up some of Brooks Koepka’s winning ways. Brooks has come about his winning in a unique way. Let’s…
Setting-Up Should Be Athletic (E154)
Jul 31 • 17 min
You have probably heard some say setting-up takes zero athletic ability to do properly. And that is true, if you don’t consider golf to be an athletic activity. Getting setup properly and athletically can’t be overlooked when you want to play your best.…
Koepka Apparently Cares and Morikawa Jumps (E153)
Jul 29 • 27 min
Brooks Koepka made it look really easy, far easier than many of us thought he would. Rory didn’t put up much of a fight. And Brooks putted well all week, which doesn’t happen much. Collin Morikawa not only won the Barracuda, but he won his PGA Tour card…
Amateurs Feel Pressure Too! (E152)
Jul 27 • 17 min
Each year as the PGA Tour winds down so many discuss the pressure the “on the bubble” tour players feel. And we are hearing more about it as the Barracuda Championship continues this weekend. At times some seem to infer that we amateurs have no idea how…
Does Brooks Koepka Really Not Care - We Have The Data! (E151)
Jul 24 • 27 min
So much is going on as we wind up this end of the PGA Tour regular season. We have the WGC St. Jude this weekend, we are still basking in the very cool British Open, and we have this thing called the Wyndham Rewards regular season $10 million bonus to…
Fred Shoemaker - Golf Wisdom from A Lifetime of Living Golf Extraordinarily. (E150)
Jul 23 • 47 min
Fred Shoemaker has been revolutionizing golf instructions for 44 years now. He has written two seminal books on golf (Extraordinary Golf and Extraordinary Putting) and has run a Top 25 Golf School program for those years. I met Fred & Jo Shoemaker and the…
Shane Lowry - King of the Irish (E149)
Jul 22 • 31 min
Shane Lowry in predictable fashion wins the British Open, after mission the last four cuts of this fabled major. And he did it in style, as an Irishman, former Irish Open champion, and with a course record on Saturday to permanently put it out of reach.…
Day 3 at the British Open - Shane Lowry Turns Out the Lights! (E148)
Jul 20 • 8 min
What Shane Lowry did today was beyond unexpected, it was historic. And based on the historical data, he has pretty much won the himself the Claret Jug. But what Shane Lowry has had to overcome to get where he is today is amazing, and I did not know it.…
Day 2 of the British Open Recap, and some cool data to keep in mind (E147)
Jul 19 • 12 min
Royal Portrush is a gem, amazing! Some big names didn’t make the cut, some did. This is going to be a great weekend. We look at 19 years of data to get a good idea of who is in the hunt, and who is out of it already. Let’s tee it up! ⛳️Subscribe to the…
British Open Day 1 Recap (E146)
Jul 18 • 10 min
Day 1 is in the books and let’s just say the country of Ireland is a little shocked tonight. Ugh. This was such a big day for them and their golfing heroes. There was much about the day that was incredible, the Royal Portrush Golf Club is gorgeous. The…
The Winner of the 2019 British Open is Just In Time (E145)
Jul 17 • 20 min
Wow!! We crunched the numbers, weighted the data based on the information out of Royal Port Rush, recent trends, history, and have come up with a lock for the winner of the 2019 British Open. I’m thinking about taking a quick trip to Vegas! Trying to come…
Brooks Koepka Blows Minds at the British (E144)
Jul 16 • 17 min
Well, its the final major, it’s Brooks Koepka, and it’s a bit of controversy. Brooks Koepka has been coming out of his shell and sharing more and more about himself. With each major he seems to be more comfortable with who he is, and could care less and…
Dylan Frittelli - Deere Slayer (E143)
Jul 15 • 25 min
Dylan Frittelli gets a big win at the John Deere Classic and wins the opportunity to fly back over and plan again across the pond at the British Open. We don’t know much about Dylan, but we will. He is an overnight success, that took decades in the…
It is Keep My Card Panic Time on the PGA Tour (E142)
Jul 10 • 15 min
The year is closing quickly, way quickly if you ask me. We have only have two full-field PGA Tour events, a major, The British Open, and a World Golf Championship and that is it for the 2018-2019 regular season. That is so hard to believe. And with the…
Matthew Wolff’s Big Win and Big Swing (E141)
Jul 8 • 23 min
That was one of the best finishes of the year. What a big win for Matthew Wolff, only playing in his 3rd PGA Tour event as a pro. Incredible. On this data Monday we will take a look at Matthew’s stats and see where he got it done this week. Also, should…
Bryson DeChambeau’s Swing Secret, Isn’t a Secret (E140)
Jul 6 • 16 min
Bryson DeChambeau is playing well again, and he tried to withhold what part of his game he’s working on, but does he not realize he is on TV? Pretty easy to pick out what is different in his swing. Matt Wolf seems to be playing “well” or is he, and can he…
Michelle Wie - What Say Ye? (E139)
Jul 3 • 26 min
In the golf world, we have been talking about Michelle Wie since she was ten years old. She was going to be the female Tiger Woods and dominate the game for years to come. At 13 she could hit her driver 320 yards, no one had a chance, the LPGA was going…
Nate Lashes Out, Stricker Soars - Data Monday (E138)
Jul 1 • 34 min
What a fantastic weekend of golf. The word that keeps coming to mind is “satisfying.” Nate Lashley got it done, and it is one of the most amazing stories in golf this year, if not the best. It might even be better than Tiger Wood’s win at the Masters.…
Hit the Spinner, Make the Birdie (E137)
Jun 26 • 14 min
How’s the summer going? How’s the golf game coming? How are your less than full wedge shots? Are you hitting those babies stiff? Are you hitting those beautiful low, two-hop and stop spinners? If not, let’s fix that. Let’s tee it up! #golf #pgatour…
Be Sandtastic Out of the Bunkers (E136)
Jun 25 • 32 min
We learned in the US Open at Pebble Beach this year that bunker play was hugely important! How are you doing from the sand this summer? Let’s go through the most popular techniques and see if we can’t come up with one that is most simple to remember and…
Chez Reavie is a Traveling Man!! (E135)
Jun 24 • 35 min
What a cool tournament! Keagan Bradley made it interesting, but Chez Reavie turned an amazing Saturday round into his second PGA Tour of his career, some 11 years after his firs victory. Let’s look into the data that got it done! Let’s Tee It Up! #golf…
How To Hit More Shots Solidly (E134)
Jun 21 • 14 min
Let’s discuss some strategies we can use as we play to make sure we hit the ball more solidly each shot. Our bodies change every day, and so our swings. Then when you add in uphill, downhill, sidehill lies, finding the bottom of our swings can get a…
Better Putting 101 (E133)
Jun 18 • 16 min
Are you putting as well as you think you should? Are you using the right putter for your stroke? How can you tell if you have the right putter? Should you be fit for a putter? Excellent questions received by a few of you. Let’s tee it up! #golf #pgatour…
Gary Woodland Won The US Open, Big Deal… (E132)
Jun 17 • 25 min
What an amazing win for Gary Woodland! But he is having a great, great year, and he deserves it. And I would bet that winning the US Open is only ranked 3rd in the coolest things that have happened to him this year. Let’s Tee It Up! #golf #pgatour…
What Should We Expect from the 2019 US Open? (E131)
Jun 12 • 15 min
Has the USGA taken enough steps to their staff and management to make sure that this US Open isn’t a disaster? What changes have they made? And what does the data tell us about who will be the 2019 US Open Champion? Based on the data, it is simple! Let’s…
The Perfect Follow-Through (E130)
Jun 11 • 17 min
Follow-throughs are an interesting part of the golf swing, the ball is gone, the hard work is over, so why do we care? I had a buddy in my office yesterday and he was telling me that he has been working on his follow-through. I knew what he meant, and I…
Rory is the Story at the RBC Canada Open (E129)
Jun 10 • 23 min
We haven’t seen Rory McIlroy that dominate in quite some time. He went in tied for the lead and quickly made it known that Sunday would be his day to take home the win. Rory excelled in all aspects of the game, and the data shows it. It was statistically…
DON’T Look at the Ball! (E128)
Jun 7 • 18 min
WE ARE BACK TO THE OLD FORMAT! An online marketing team tried to get me to go Live on Facebook, but then tried to strip out the audio file and make that into a podcast. I thought it was a disaster. So I’ll still do Facebook Lives, I get the reasoning, but…
Should Our Initial Angle and Impact Lie Angle Be Different? (E127)
Jun 5 • 17 min
Such a great question from a listener today. “Should My Lie Angle be the same at set-up and impact?” You can see a video cast of this podcast on our YouTube Channel to see the screen shots shared. Johnny Miller had a strong opinion about this, and the PGA…
US Open Champ Jeongeun Lee6 Swing Analysis - Wonderful Golf Swing (E126)
Jun 4 • 29 min
Jeongeun Lee6 got her first LPGA Tour victory at the US Women’s Open and picked herself up a cool $1,000,000 in the process. But through this swing analysis it is obvious that the work began long, long ago. There is much we amateurs can learn from the…
Cantlay Wins Big At Jack’s Place… Thanks to Jack! (E125)
Jun 3 • 28 min
Huge win for Patrick Cantlay, going where no one had gone before. He threw down the lowest final round ever at Memorial (64!!) after getting some obviously great advice from the one and only Jack Nicklaus. Let’s dive into a little about Patrick, who…
Don’t Buy New Golf Crap… Unless You Do This (E124)
Jun 1 • 25 min
The golf club manufactures are so good at convincing us they have the latest and greatest stuff. That our games are going to improve with all this new technology, engineering and aerodynamics. But when we look on tour, not much has changed the last 3…
Hank Haney’s Harsh Words & Day 1 at the Memorial (E123)
May 30 • 18 min
Hank Haney has quickly replaced Brandel Chamblee at the most hated man in golf with a dizzying display of racism and insensitivity. When I heard it I couldn’t help but cringe, it was so bad. Some of the LPGA Tour Players have the most technically sound…
Is Jordan Speith Trending In The Right Direction? (E122)
May 30 • 23 min
Jordan set a personal best record through 54 holes of the Charles Schwab Challenge, making everything in sight, but is he back to his old form? We will compare this year’s stats to his stats from his banner years in 2015 and 2017 and compare the results.…
Kevin Na Is Nails At Colonial (E121)
May 27 • 24 min
Kevin Na goes into the final round with the lead, and never looks back, playing solid golf the back nine to enjoy a rather easy win. Earlier in the week Kevin mention how Colonial Country Club is one of only six to eight courses he believes he has a…
Uphill and Download Lies (E120)
May 25 • 18 min
Do uphill and downhill lies give you problems when you are playing? Uphills lies used to cause me all kinds of problems. I spent a considerable amount of time myself, and a few hours with Fred Shoemaker to turn this huge weakness of my game, into a solid…
Pressure-Free Putting (E119)
May 23 • 11 min
We amateurs do not get to practice as much as we want, and when we do have time to practice we aren’t totally sure what we need most. Well, let’s fix that today, at least with putting. Based on data, we can change our practice strategy to give us the best…
It’s Brooks Koepka’s Kingdom - Data Monday (E118)
May 21 • 25 min
Now that was a golf tournaments. Congrats to the PGA, Bethpage, the PGA Tour. That was an awesome test of golf. What Brooks Koepka did the first two days of the tournaments was astounding. What Dustin Johnson did all four days should have been good enough…
This May Be the Best Major Performance Ever Recorded - Brooks Koepka (E117)
May 18 • 8 min
Brooks Koepka gained over 16 strokes on the field for the first two days of the PGA Championship. It is insane to watch. And he did it as Tiger and the Tiger faithful looked on and watched their hero fail to make the cut. Let’s take a quick look at the…
Get Tons Better By Playing Tournaments (E116)
May 16 • 13 min
One of the coolest things about the majors, is they allow non-touring pros to participate. We have amateurs in the Master and the British Open, we have PGA Club Pros in the PGA and we have anyone who can qualify through the USGA system play in the US…
The Data Says The PGA Champion Is: (E115)
May 15 • 18 min
The PGA Championship is upon us! It is crazy we are going to have another major so soon after Tiger’s victory at the Masters, and even crazier Tiger hasn’t played a competitive round since then. Insane. In today’s show, we will take the Vegas oddsmakers…
Koepka’s Stock Yardages Are Silly Good (E114)
May 14 • 21 min
The PGA Tour put up a photo today of Brooks Koepka’s yardage book, which showed a hand-drawn table with all his stock yardages, tied to the length of the swing required to hit those yardages. It was a very cool photo to see, but it got me worried. Based…
King Kang & Major Stricker (E113)
May 13 • 24 min
Congrats to Steve Stricker for his first major of his career. He shoots a -4 on Monday to win the rain delayed Regions Tradition, the first major of the year for the PGA Tour Champions. Steve is such an easy guy to root for, it is great to see him get it…
BodiTrak Data For A Better Golf Swing (E112)
May 10 • 13 min
New technologies are changing the way we learn and improve at golf. One of the most essential and informative tools is BodiTrak. The BodiTrak measures our “portable force” during the golf swing. Primarily how we use the ground when we are hitting a golf…
Data Proves Fred Shoemaker’s Golf Coaching is Best (E111)
May 8 • 15 min
For almost 40 years Fred Shoemaker has been coaching golf. He released his first book on golf in 1996, Extraordinary Golf, The Art of the Possible. It was a book that should have become the most popular book on golf instruction ever, and it didn’t. It is…
Max Homa Makes Bank at Wells Fargo (E110)
May 7 • 18 min
Another cool weekend in golf. Congratulations go out to Megan Osland who played and won her two-day US Women’s Open qualifier held at Bradenton Country Club in Bradenton, FL by shooting a 68-70 total respectfully. She will see her now at the 2019 US…
Carmel Baby! (E109)
May 5 • 12 min
So it begins again. The best golf learning experience in the world begins this week, and I will thankfully be participating once again. I do not take this opportunity lightly, especially after missing last year. I know this is something most will never…
The Good and the Bad of Golf Routines (E108)
May 3 • 14 min
We have heard over and over again that pre-shot routines are good for us. That the use of pre-shot methods can help us get set up correctly and increase the chances, we will hit a great shot. Oh, not so fast!! Pre-shot routines can be useful, and they can…
Dumb Golf Expectations and How to Avoid Them (E107)
Apr 30 • 15 min
Most golfers are usually terrible at creating realistic expectations for themselves. I don’t know what it is about golf, but we seem to think we should be performing at levels far outside our level or earned expertise, and yet, there we are with the…
Ryan Palmer and Jon Rahm win Big in The Big Easy! (E106)
Apr 30 • 16 min
Ryan Palmer and Jon Rahm got it done at the Zurich Classic. It was Ryan Palmer’s first win in over 3,000 days on the PGA Tour. The odd pairing was necessary after their former partners were not available for this year’s tournament. The best part about…
Dustin Johnson Swing Analysis (E105)
Apr 26 • 22 min
Dustin Johnson has a mighty and unique swing. We have all seen and heard about his bowed wrist at the top of his backswing for almost a decade now. How bad it is, what does Dustin do to overcome such an extreme position in his golf swing? By taking still…
Brooke Henderson Swing Analysis - Amazing! (E104)
Apr 25 • 19 min
Brooke Henderson is 21, 5’6” and averages 279 yards off the tee. She just won her 8th LPGA tournament, which ties her as the winningest pro golfer from Canada. There is we can learn from Brooke’s swing and how she generates power. Download the linked PDF…
CT Pantastic & The Pride of Canada (E103)
Apr 22 • 19 min
C.T. Pan got it done after none of his pursuers could match his -12 total, after a closing round 67 at the RBC Heritage. It was CT’s first win, and you could tell he was having a hard time getting his head around the fact that he was a PGA Tour winner.…
Who Coaches Tiger Woods? (E102)
Apr 18 • 20 min
Welcome to Harbour Town and the RBC Heritage. I think the guys love to play the tournament after a major. For those that didn’t play in the major, its good to feel like you are a tour player again, and for those that played in the major, it useful to…
Swing More Like Ko - Swing Analysis To Improve Your Game (E101)
Apr 16 • 16 min
Now that the Masters are behind us, and the golf season has “officially” begun, we can get back to what we need to do to really improve our games this year. We are going to try something new this time. Click the link here to download the PDF with Jin…
Tiger’s 15th Major - A Masters Win for the Ages (E100)
Apr 15 • 20 min
There are not many unused superlatives when attempting to describe Tiger Wood’s victory at the Masters this year. His 15th major, leaving him only three behind Jack Nicklaus. It had been 14 years since his last win at the Masters, and 22 years since his…
The Masters - Halfway to History (E99)
Apr 13 • 19 min
Two rounds of the Masters are in the books, and we have already seen history made. The number of players to make the cut is the most ever. We also have five tied for the lead, which is the most ever there after two rounds as well. Great stuff! History…
The 2019 Masters Will Bloom Like A Rose (E98)
Apr 10 • 16 min
It is Masters’ Eve, what a great time of year. Spring is here, golf is back, and the majors are upon us. The Masters is special as a major because it is played at the same storied venue every year. We know the place, we know the holes, we remember shots…
Canadian Corey Conners Crowned - Data Monday (E97)
Apr 8 • 19 min
MASTERS WEEK! Wow! Are you kidding me! What a great weekend of golf. Jin-Young Ko wins the ANA Inspiration for her first major victory, and it propels her to the #1 World Ranking with her second victory of the season. Very cool. We have our first Augusta…
Augusta National vs. The LPGA (E96)
Apr 3 • 13 min
It is a historic day in golf, with 75 of the world’s top women amateurs starting play at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur in Augusta, GA. The players will play the first 36 holes at Champions Retreat Golf Club on the Island and Bluff nines, which were…
Kisner Cruises & McDowell Makes His Move (E95)
Apr 1 • 15 min
In case you didn’t know… Kevin Kisner is crazy good at match play. After placing 2nd in the Dell Match Play last year, Kisner comes back in this year’s version and wins it all. That makes Kisner 13-1 in the Dell Match Play the last two years! Let’s hope…
Paul Casey Back to Back Jack (E94)
Mar 27 • 17 min
Paul Casey is you back to back Valspar Champion! No one has ever gone back to back on the Copperhead course at Innisbrook before, so that was quite a feat of brilliance. In tough conditions a 1 over par 72 for a 1 stroke victory over Louis Oosthuizen and…
Chip Like A Champ Spring Edition (E93)
Mar 22 • 14 min
Now that Spring has sprung, we are ready to get out and play some golf!! In the spirit of Spring cleaning, let’s discuss the proper chip shot. As we come out of our winter nap, we usually aren’t as sharp with our short game as we will be mid-Summer. So,…
Jim Furyk’s New Goals & Your Best Ball Position (E92)
Mar 21 • 14 min
After a top 10 finish at the Honda, Jim Furyk surprisingly found himself qualified into the field for The Players Championship, he didn’t even know that was possible. :) After a brilliant final round and a second place finish at The Players, Jim Furyk now…
Process Based vs. Target Focused Golf (E91)
Mar 20 • 13 min
There are some coaches out there teaching a “process based” type of coaching. Essentially where you only concern yourself with your set up, and focus on a few swings thoughts or mechanics and swing the club. The target is only part of the initial process…
Rory McIlroy - The Players Champion (E90)
Mar 19 • 19 min
Jim Furyk made it interesting and more than exciting. Charging up the leaderboard with a final round 5 under 67 to get take the lead in the clubhouse. But Rory McIlroy did not falter to the end this week, after a bogey on 14, Rory impressively birdies 15…
Phil Mickelson’s Long Ball Advice (E89)
Mar 14 • 13 min
Phil Mickelson continues to turn his nose up at Father Time and is hitting it further than he ever has! In a recent Instagram video, Phil shares with us how he has been able to find more speed and more power off the tee. We discuss two ways we can…
Justin Thomas Carrying a Big Stick (E88)
Mar 13 • 16 min
On this “Whatever Wednesday” episode, we discuss how Justin Thomas has been expressing his opinion and doing it in a way that demands attention. Even at only 25 Justin seems to understand his role and the ability he has to use his platform to encourage…
Molinari’s Masterfully Managed Victory at the API (E87)
Mar 12 • 16 min
Wow, Francesco Molinari burst into the winner’s circle on the PGA Tour in 2018 with wins at the British Open and the Quicken Loans National, he then followed that with dominating play at the Ryder Cup, where he and Tommy Fleetwood teamed up to dismantle…
Arnold Palmer: A King of Life (E86)
Mar 8 • 17 min
Arnold Palmer burst onto the golf scene via a black and white television screen, and golf was instantly cool. He won majors and tournaments, he created an army of fans and more importantly achieved a level of greatness that now lives on after his passing.…
Justin Thomas: Swing it Like You Just Don’t Care! (E85)
Mar 6 • 9 min
We all overthink! We try to control our swings and shots with our conscious mind, and you know what, it just doesn’t work quick enough to do it well. It is no fault of their own, they really want to help, but the most we can get out of them is a swing…
What If Keith Mitchell Was A Better Putter? (E84)
Mar 5 • 9 min
This is Keith Mitchell’s 2nd year on tour. He has played in 40 PGA Tour events and has made 70% of his cuts so far in his career. His putting has been very poor so far this year, but with the victory last week, it was the first time Keith has been a…
Keith Mitchell Mastery at the Honda - Data Monday (E83)
Mar 4 • 14 min
On this Data Monday, we dive into the data that matter and look to see how Keith Mitchell was able to navigate the Bear Trap at PGA National and hold off Brooks Koepka and Rickey Fowler to get his first win on the PGA Tour. His victory took me back to the…
Golf is Best Played With the Soul (E82)
Mar 1 • 13 min
Do you have passion for golf? Why? Is golf just a game? Or is it more to you? How do you play your best golf? How do we get in our own way and hurt our performance? What can golf teach us about ourselves and about others. And can golf, this silly little…
Brooks Koepka Finds His Voice (E81)
Feb 28 • 10 min
The Honda Classic is on, and Brooks Koepka is in the field and again is speaking to be heard. Brooks seems to have decided that 2019 will be the year that his opinions will matter, and we are happy about it. Many of us just thought Brooks didn’t have much…
Whatever Wednesday - Honda Classic - 1st Fred Says (E80)
Feb 27 • 19 min
Wednesdays are now “Whatever Wednesdays.” Giving us a chance to review all things golf for the week, the news, the feel good, and maybe feel bad stories, essentially… whatever. In today’s show, we discuss how the schedule change has hurt the Honda…
I Am A Better Golf Coach Than Butch Harmon (E79)
Feb 26 • 18 min
Yep, I said it; I am a better golf coach than Butch Harmon. I don’t want anyone’s head to explode, so let me explain. I am a better golf coach than Butch Harmon… for my swing. And with technology to help us, we can all become the best coaches for our…
Dustin Johnson Wins Again On Foreign Soil - Data Monday (E78)
Feb 25 • 20 min
Dustin seems to like playing out of the country. This is his second worldwide win this season, and he won both outside the borders of the good ole US of A. This win was a breeze for Dustin, who is showing some form similar to what we say out of him in the…
Genesis Open Marathon Winner JB Holmes - Data Monday (E77)
Feb 18 • 15 min
Wow, that was a weird one at the Genesis Open this year. Much to cheer about with the improvement to the tournament going forward joining with Tiger Wood’s charities and becoming an Invitational, more money, more extended exemption. Very cool. JB Holmes…
Holy Cow J.B. Holmes and Kuchar Does Right (E76)
Feb 15 • 17 min
Wow! Did anyone see that coming? Jordan Spieth was sitting in the clubhouse with a seven under par in his pocket, and J.B. Holmes comes screaming out of nowhere to throw down an 8 under 63 to snatch it away. Amazing! Matt Kuchar finally takes significant…
Sergio, Kuchar and PGA Tour Career Money Data (E75)
Feb 14 • 12 min
I tried to avoid it, but question have come from listeners about my thoughts on Sergio and Kuchar. We touch on both of those situation today, and that will be the last of it forever (unless we get another question) 👍. And we take a look at the career…
Why 1-Plane Swings Are Best for Amateurs (E74)
Feb 13 • 13 min
In the podcast yesterday I mentioned I don’t recommend a 2-plane swing for amateurs, especially those who don’t have much time for long practice sessions. Some proponents of the 2-plane swing claim it is a more natural movement and generates more clubhead…
Welcome to Golf Geekdom (E73)
Feb 12 • 16 min
On Golf.com there was an interesting article entitled “Meet the biomechanist who’s changing golf - and can help you gain distance.” The article is about Dr. Sasho MacKenzie, who is a researcher of Human Kinetics at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova…
Pebble Beach - Phil’s Personal Playing Ground (E72)
Feb 11 • 15 min
Phil’s wins for his 5th time on the hallowed grounds of Pebble Beach Golf Links. He started his round 3 strokes back and ended up winning by three after posting a seven-under 65 to lap the field. Phil also lets us in on why Pebble Beach is such a special…
Matthew Wolff or Ho-Sung Choi? (E71)
Feb 8 • 14 min
The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am is upon us and Brian Gay and Scott Langley got out of the gates quickly with 64s at the Monterrey Peninsula Country Club Shore course. Phil Mickelson does something he hasn’t done in about 20 years and finds himself close to…
USGA Clarifies-They Need Help (E70)
Feb 7 • 11 min
The USGA has issued “clarifications” to rule 10.2b(4). Yes, that is how they list the rules. It is the rule that no caddie should assist their player line up. Instead of having a simple rule in the first place, the rule to convoluted and silly. So now…
Flagstick Fluke - Hold The Phone Pelz (E69)
Feb 6 • 10 min
New research published yesterday seems to contradict the research done previously by Dave Pelz. What gives? This puts Dave Pelz in a tough spot, will he release his data now? If he doesn’t, he runs the risk of losing credibility in the golf world. This…
The USGA - A History of Ineptitude (E68)
Feb 5 • 15 min
The USGA has made glaring mistakes and myriads of poor decisions over the last decade. It has become so common place that pretending they have their act together just isn’t possible anymore. The USGA is broken. They are essentially Pam Am, or Blockbuster,…
Dustin and Rickie Get It Done in The Desert(s)! (E67)
Feb 4 • 15 min
Dustin Johnson shoots 4 round in 60s to become the inaugural Saudi International Champion in a desert far, far away, while Rickie Fowler gets his long awaited win at the Waste Management Phoenix Open for his 5th PGA Tour victory. The 16th hole again stirs…
Bubba, Bryson, Brandon, Justin, Rickie, Oh My. (E66)
Feb 1 • 10 min
Rickie started slow, finished FAST. Justin started faster, and came back to the pack. We learn about Bubba’s new putting stroke and who his new putting pal is (we didn’t say coach, Bubba makes it clear he has no coaches). Brandon Grace throws a 64 down…
Blame Big Money Sponsors for Slow Play (E65)
Feb 1 • 11 min
With recent comments from Brooks Koepka about the problems with slow play on professional golf tours, we again find ourselves mired in this discussion. But why don’t the powers that be in golf just start enforcing the rules? As with much on this planet,…
DeChambeau Dissects Dubai (E64)
Jan 30 • 10 min
Another impressive win for Bryson DeChambeau, who continues to prove to the world that using training aides that provide instant and correct data can transform you game. Not only your swing, but also you mental toughness, as you can prove to yourself that…
A Justin Rose Parade at Torrey Pines (E63)
Jan 28 • 16 min
An amazing display of golf this week from Justin Rose, using new equipment for only the 2nd time in competition. What can we learn from Justin Rose? Let’s get into the data and see how Justin’s performance holds up compared to his averages and our…
The Wisdom of Lee Westwood, The Brilliance of Bryson DeChambeau (E62)
Jan 26 • 13 min
On today’s show we play two soundbites from Lee Westwood and Bryson DeChambeau, as they play in the Dubai Desert Classic. Lee provides us with great pearls of wisdom into how we need to carry ourselves mentally on the course to achieve our best golf.…
Aimpoint Addresses Putting Proclivities (E61)
Jan 24 • 19 min
Equipment manufacturers are producing better putters, grasses on modern greens are quicker due to better agronomy and watering strategies. It all means that we have better surfaces, better technology, but we aren’t making statistically more putts. So what…
Should We Learn Golf By Feel, or By Data? (E60)
Jan 23 • 16 min
This time of year, with the PGA Show going on, we will hear about all kinds of new technology and products that are supposed to help us play better golf. There is also many coaches getting together to share notes, which always brings up the question of do…
Oh Rickie You’re So… (E59)
Jan 22 • 15 min
Rickie Fowler is not playing Titleist Pro Vs anymore? My world just came crashing in around me? What in the world is going on around here?!? Rickie claims he has found the Taylormade TP5x golf ball to be better in the wind and he has picked up some…
An Adam Long Time Coming (E58)
Jan 22 • 16 min
It may appear Adam Long was an overnight success, but not so fast my friends!! Adam has been earning this win for a very long time. On this Data Monday, we will go over some cool stats of Adam’s from his PGA career, and we will even look at some from Phil…
Beware of a Rusty Phil Mickelson (E57)
Jan 18 • 8 min
Phil tweeted out he was a “little rusty” before his start at the Desert Classic, then he went out and shot a 60. It was the 3rd 60 of his playing career, which no one else has done on the PGA Tour. But this 60 was his lowest score to par in his career. So…
3 Killer Off-Season Putting Drills to get you Ready for Spring (E56)
Jan 17 • 12 min
Winter is a perfect time to work on our putting strokes. In this podcast we will go over 3 drills that won’t cost you anything, are easy to set up and do, and will transform your putting game into a strength. These drills focus on making a precise stroke,…
Do You Expect To Get Better When You Play?
Jan 15 • 16 min
Do you expect to get better while playing golf? Why? What do you do to make sure you are working on the weaknesses of your game? Are there strategies that make getting better possible while playing? Or is there a time to perform and a time to practice?…
Kuch Again! What Can We Learn on This Data Monday?
Jan 14 • 14 min
Another impressive performance by the “Smiling Assassin.” Many remember that Matt Kuchar went about overhauling his golf swing back almost a decade ago, and it wasn’t easy. However, much of what Matt changed can really help us amateurs too. Do you want to…
Jordan Spieth - Push the Panic Button?
Jan 12 • 13 min
After his first round of the Sony Open many “experts” were discussing their worries for Jordan Spieth and his game. Robert Damron (who is one of the most entertaining guys on Golf Channel) claimed it was DEFCON 7 for Speith (whatever that means). But…
Jordan Spieth - The Technology Child
Jan 11 • 14 min
What can we expect from Jordan Spieth this year? Are you optimistic he will play better than last year? Why or why not? Based on some of his comments this might be a very, very important year in his long-term success. Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice…
Targets - The Art and Science
Jan 10 • 17 min
Maybe one of the most under discussed topics in golf. How should we choose targets to better improve our performance and clearly communicate our intentions? There are some common mistakes to avoid, but better target strategies can drastically improve your…
How Are You Swinging It?
Jan 8 • 11 min
If someone asked you how do you swing the golf club, how would you answer that? Could you answer? Can you describe your golf swing? Do you know if well enough to classify it? Explain it? Critique it? And if you can, will it make you a better player? Let’s…
Golf Xandtastic! Xander Wins Big at Kapalua
Jan 7 • 15 min
Wow!! I hope you had the chance to watch at least the last few holds of the Sentry Tournament of Champions yesterday. What an amazing finish, what an amazing display of golf!! Xander Schauffele and Gary Woodland put on an amazing show. On this Data…
The Flagstick… In Or Out?
Jan 5 • 12 min
With the new rules of golf much is being discussed, but probably no rule has caused as much discussion than the one allowing golfers to leave the pin in while putting. So what will you do? Will you leave the pin in our out? And is there any research that…
Better Goals for 2019 - Putting & G.I.R.
Jan 2 • 16 min
How do you plan to improve your golf game in 2019? In the last show of our Data Driven series we will review some 2018 PGA Tour statistics to calculate some reasonable benchmarks to measure our own games, and use those to set proper expectations for…
Better Goals for 2019 - Scrambling & Sand Saves
Dec 28, 2018 • 11 min
How do you plan to improve your golf game in 2019? In our year-end Data Driven series we will review some PGA Tour statistics to calculate some reasonable benchmarks to measure our game against, and to then help us set up proper expectations for maximum…
Better Goals for 2019 - Approach Shots
Dec 27, 2018 • 15 min
How do you plan to improve your golf game in 2019? In our year-end Data Driven series we will review some PGA Tour statistics to calculate some reasonable benchmarks to measure our game against, and to help us set up proper expectations for maximum…
Better Goals for 2019 - Driving Accuracy
Dec 27, 2018 • 10 min
How do you plan to improve your golf game in 2019? In our year-end Data Driven series we will review some PGA Tour statistics to calculate some reasonable benchmarks to measure our game against, and to help us set up proper expectations for maximum…
Cursed for Cursing
Dec 21, 2018 • 23 min
Do you swear on the golf course? Does it help you play? Does it hurt your play? The data says some interesting stuff! Let’s tee it up! Follow us on Facebook! And sign up to win a free belt at NoWhiteBelts.com! #dataaxisgolf #betterdatameansbettergolf —-…
Practically Perfect Putting
Dec 21, 2018 • 17 min
Do you remember how your putting stroke developed to what it is now? Was it based on trial and error? A tip? Watching someone else putt? And do you know if this is the best way to putt for you? Let’s tee it up! Follow us on Facebook! And sign up to win a…
Productive Practice Hacks
Dec 19, 2018 • 15 min
Practice doesn’t make perfect unless we practice the right way… And even then, it’s golf, so perfect is a stretch. Practicing the wrong way can seriously hamper your chances or ever playing the right way. Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message:…
Data Monday - Davis and Dru Lovely!
Dec 17, 2018 • 19 min
Davis and Dru Love do it again! Jack Nicklaus quips he hopes Dru gets his card and can’t defend next year. :) And we get into some cool data on how much the top 20 players in the world make per tournament and per day on average. Let’s tee it up! —- Send…
Feel Good Friday - The Best Playing Partners
Dec 14, 2018 • 11 min
Think of your best rounds. Do you remember who your playing partners were? Was it the way you played, your final score, or who you were with that made the round memorable? Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
A Faster, Faster, Faster Golf Swing
Dec 13, 2018 • 14 min
Can you increase your swing speed by just trying to swing “faster?” Hank Haney seems to think so! Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
A Club Fitting Epidemic
Dec 12, 2018 • 10 min
Many are shouting that we need to get fit, for our ball, for our shafts, for our clubs, but do we? Do fittings really benefit the high-handicapper? The low handicapper? Or is it a ploy to get us to spend more? Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message:…
The Dreaded Yips
Dec 11, 2018 • 17 min
No one can explain what causes them, no one knows how to fix them, no one really wants to talk about them, so we are going to anyway. 😂 Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Data Monday - Tricky Blick!
Dec 10, 2018 • 12 min
What would you do if your clubs were stolen the night before the biggest round of your life? How about shoot 63 with borrowed clubs?!? Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Feel Good Friday - A Better Tiger Woods
Dec 7, 2018 • 13 min
Some folks are sadly asking the question “what’s wrong with Tiger Woods?” It is a bad question, the answer is… Tiger Woods isn’t the old Tiger Woods anymore, and that is a great thing. Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message:…
Did Tiger Woods Cheat?
Dec 5, 2018 • 12 min
From his knees, Tiger Woods took an abbreviated swing and knocked his ball out of a bush, back toward the fairway. Upon further review, using HD video, it could be clearly seen that he had carried the ball on the face of his club or essentially perform a…
Dirty Rotten Sandbaggers!
Dec 4, 2018 • 19 min
You know who you are, and you know what you have done, and we are tired of it. How can you easily identify a sandbagger? Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Data Monday: Jon Rahmtastic
Dec 4, 2018 • 16 min
Jon Rahm has his own way about him. A fellow Sun Devil and a unique approach to the game. Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
A Tim Herron Sighting: The Return of Lumpy!
Nov 30, 2018 • 13 min
He has to be one of the most beloved golfers of our generation. Tim “Lumpy” Herron, the Minnesotan, the comedian, the entrepreneur, the husband, the dad, the legend! Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Patrick Reed - Setting Off Fires and Playing On Fire!
Nov 29, 2018 • 13 min
Love him or hate him Patrick Reed has the game and the mentality to be around a very long time. Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Playing Golf “Outside” Yourself
Nov 28, 2018 • 11 min
Can you remember back to when you played a great round of golf? Do you remember what you were focused on? Were you “outside” yourself? Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Hank Haney Said What?!? 🤯 (E27)
Nov 27, 2018 • 22 min
Technology in golf is here to stay,​ despite the lamenting of some. Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Data Monday: The Match (E26)
Nov 26, 2018 • 23 min
Cuts Made Data, plus we chat about Hosung Choi’s unique swing and win on the Asian Tour, and Monday would not be complete without a recap on “The Match” of Tiger and Phil. Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Find Your Best Grip (E25)
Nov 23, 2018 • 10 min
We go against conventional wisdom here, but after looking at a few positions in your swing, you too can more easily find your best grip. Be aware, as we work together your swing plane will simplify and improve, as it does, you may need to adjust your grip…
Thankfulness in Golf (E24)
Nov 21, 2018 • 9 min
Can being thankful on the golf course improve your play? Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
The Bad Pre-Shot Routine (E23)
Nov 20, 2018 • 10 min
Does a pre-shot routine really help your golf game? The answer is… maybe. It only helps if you use it the right way if not, it could actually be hurting your game. Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Data Monday: Howell Cool Was That?!? (E22)
Nov 19, 2018 • 11 min
A quick recap of the RSM, and some data on Charles Howell III. Whatever happened to “Chuckie 3 Sticks?” Let’s tee it up! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
No White Belts (E21)
Nov 17, 2018 • 11 min
This travesty of the golf fashion world has plagued generation after generation, and it must end today. Make the world a better place, take the pledge at www.nowhitebelts.com —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
The Art and Curse of Competition (E20)
Nov 16, 2018 • 18 min
Is competition good for our golf game? It is good for us? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Fighting Anger on the Course (E19)
Nov 15, 2018 • 15 min
Golf can be frustrating and with frustration can come anger. We typically don’t play our best while angry, so what should we do about it? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
When Rules are Cruel (E18)
Nov 14, 2018 • 12 min
Rules are to created to make golf “fair” for all of us, but sometimes the rules, as written, are just plain cruel. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Caddy Talk (E17)
Nov 13, 2018 • 19 min
Do you like playing with caddies? Do you mind it when a course requires you to use a caddy? Both Lee Westwood and Matt Kuchar won last week without their regular caddies. Interesting… —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Golf and the Unsupportive Spouse (E16)
Nov 12, 2018 • 24 min
Our spouses are a huge part of our lives, and thus our golf life. How we interact with them concerning golf is vitally important. Especially if you want to keep playing golf. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
To Be Fit, Or To Not Be Fit (E15)
Nov 10, 2018 • 16 min
Should you take the plunge and be fit for custom clubs? The quick answer is… Maybe. Let’s discuss! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Bubba Watson Saved My Life (E14)
Nov 9, 2018 • 17 min
Yes, I did almost die, and yes Bubba Watson did, in fact, save my life… But I have never met the man. Let’s get to it. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
We Create (E13)
Nov 8, 2018 • 12 min
Why do really well hit golf shots feel so good? What is behind that? Maybe, just maybe, it has something to do with this. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Coach or No Coach? (E12)
Nov 7, 2018 • 15 min
Do you need a golf coach? Do you want a golf coach? What should we look for in a golf coach? Let’s get into it! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
You Don’t Need 10,000 Hours (E11)
Nov 7, 2018 • 13 min
In Malcolm Gladwell’s book “Outliers” he puts forth the concept that we can achieve mastery in something at around 10,000 hours. My opinion inside this episode. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
The Friendlier New Rules of Golf (E10)
Nov 5, 2018 • 13 min
They have been six​ years in the making, but the USGA has finally released new golf rules for the 2019 season. We review the top 10 rule changes that we will deal with the most. The game of golf just got more straightforward​, and hopefully, the pace of…
Unrealistic Expectations (E9)
Nov 5, 2018 • 12 min
Most people are shocked when they actually take time to analyze the performance data of PGA touring pros. The data should help us develop more reasonable performance expectations. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
What Can We Learn From Bryson DeChambeau? (E8)
Nov 5, 2018 • 13 min
He is known as a mad scientist, which is great. Bryson uses data to rapidly improve his golf swing, we can too. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
A 1-Plane vs 2-Plane Swing (E7)
Nov 1, 2018 • 9 min
Aaron discusses the benefits and risks of both a 1-Plane & 2-Plane swing.​ —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Choosing Targets (E6)
Oct 31, 2018 • 15 min
How choosing the “right” targets can improve your play. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Practice vs. Play (E5)
Oct 31, 2018 • 11 min
How should our mindset differ from the practice tee to the first tee?​ —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Golf Magazines (E4)
Oct 30, 2018 • 6 min
We all love golf magazines, but are they good for your golf swing? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
“Feels” LIE! (E3)
Oct 26, 2018 • 8 min
Some rely on feel. Tiger talks that the “feels” are coming back. What?!? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Extraordinary Golf (E2)
Oct 25, 2018 • 15 min
My first experience at an Extraordinary Golf School, and my rampant stupidity on full display! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dataaxisgolf/message
Intro to Data Axis Golf… Rapid Golf Improvement (E1)
Oct 25, 2018 • 33 min
Through a series of really unfortunate and fortunate events, we now know how to help you rapidly improve your golf swing. To get better at anything we need accurate, instant and usable feedback. The more accurate, the more instant and the more usable the…