Junior Golf Kies

Junior Golf Kies

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This podcast is for players, coaches, parents, and anyone that wants to learn more about the junior and amateur golf world. Topics will include the following and more! - Tournament Golf - Golf Instruction - Golf Fitness - Golf Nutrition - College Recruiting Process - College Golf - Path to Professional Golf - Golf in Business - Pain Management/Recovery - Course Management - Golf Mental Game Where else can you connect with me? LinkedIn: @JuniorGolfKies Instagram: @JuniorGolfKies Twitter: @MattKies Email: [email protected]


#16 - Stephen Hamblin - Executive Director, AJGA
Dec 5 • 49 min
In this episode, Stephen tells us a couple stories, gives some insight to the history of the AJGA, talks about how to manage pace of play, and more.
#15 - Rick Kies (Dad) - Ole Miss Golf, 1982
Nov 28 • 86 min
In this Thanksgiving Day episode, my Dad joined me for a great conversation, reliving some memories and lessons from past experiences, mostly involving golf!
#14 - Max Moldovan - Junior Golfer 2020, Ohio State University Commit
Nov 21 • 38 min
In this episode, 2019 AJGA Rolex Player of the Year, Max Moldovan joins the show to chat about his story, practice/playing habits, college recruiting process, and also offers advice about several other topics in the junior golf world.
#13 - Kim Kincer - Director, PGA Golf Management at Eastern Kentucky University
Nov 14 • 42 min
In this episode, our guest Kim talks to us about the ins and outs of a PGA Golf Management program, we also discuss some different topics around college golf and team culture, as well as some other tips for juniors and their families to prepare for the…
#12 - Jack Simon - Golf Student-Athlete, St. John’s University
Nov 9 • 51 min
In this episode, sophomore Jack Simon shares his journey with us. We discuss being a multi-sport athlete, taking a post-grad gap year, his college recruiting process, transition to college, and more!
#11 - Scott Stallings - Professional Golfer, PGA Tour
Oct 31 • 57 min
In this episode, Scott Stallings joins us and talks about his journey to the PGA Tour, some of the lessons he learned along the way, and he also shares with us some details about his involvement with junior golf.
#10 - Michelle Holmes - Director of Instruction, Michelle Holmes School of Golf
Oct 24 • 42 min
In this episode, Michelle joins us to talk about her mission to help parents learn to be a positive influence for their young golfers. We also chat about US Kids, introducing young children to golf, keeping them interested, and most of all, having fun!
#9 - Mike McDonnell - Founder, Golf Movement Academy
Oct 17 • 46 min
Golf fitness coach, Mike McDonnell joins us for episode #9 where we discuss all things golf fitness, everything from movement and flexibility, to pre-round warm ups, ground force interaction, and more!
#8 - Conrad Ray - Head Men’s Golf Coach, Stanford University
Oct 10 • 56 min
In episode #8, Coach Ray covers several topics with us including setting a junior tournament schedule, balancing communication between players and parents, and being comfortable being uncomfortable.
#7 - Josh Brewer - Head Women’s Golf Coach, University of Georgia
Oct 3 • 47 min
In this episode, Coach Brewer talks with us about a few topics including his experiences as a player and college coach, the recruiting process, and he walks us through what a typical week looks like for a UGA Lady Bulldawg.
#6 - Alex Hansberger - Club Fitter & Instructor, Missing Link Golf Academy
Sep 26 • 44 min
In this episode, Alex shares his in depth knowledge about the importance of club fitting for junior golfers, where to start and what to pay attention to.
#5 - Mike Napoleon - Co-Founder, SuperSpeed Golf
Sep 19 • 36 min
In this episode, Mike Napoleon shares the background of the development of SuperSpeed Golf and the science of overspeed training. He also gives us some great insights on practice and how to make it fun, as well as a peek at some of the projects that the…
#4 - Chris Noble - Manager, National High School Golf Association (Nextgengolf & The PGA of America)
Sep 12 • 41 min
In this episode, Chris shares his insights and expertise about junior and high school golf and how Nextgen is playing a large role in continuing to grow the game of golf and create opportunity.
#3 - Spencer Dennis - Founder and GM, CoachNow
Sep 5 • 63 min
In this episode, Spencer gives us some insight into the CoachNow platform he created and also shares a lot of really valuable information about coaching, relationships, and communication.
#2 - Canon Claycomb - Junior Golfer 2020, University of Alabama Commit
Aug 22 • 47 min
In this episode, Canon Claycomb shares some of his junior golf experience with us. He talks about his practice habits, caddying, the platform golf has, and the Mason Cup.
#1 - Aaron Westlake - Director of Operations, Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT)
Aug 15 • 55 min
In this interview, guest Aaron Westlake talks in depth about junior golf tournaments. He covers everything from how to find events to play in, how to apply for tournaments, ranked tournaments, pace of play, and a behind the scenes look at what goes into…
Welcome to Junior Golf Kies!
Aug 14 • 2 min
This is an intro to the Junior Golf Kies podcast hosted by Matt Kies. Thank you for listening!