Rank #1: Kelly Slater on Surfing and the Similarities Between Surfing and Golf
11-time ASP (now WSL) World Surfing Champion, Kelly Slater, joins the podcast and brings fascinating insight on surfing and how he improved his surfing by learning golf. Slater talks about balance, core strength, physical fitness, spacial awareness and vision and how they pertain to surfing and golf. He also shares some anecdotes from his prolific surfing career and talks about a good mindset to success.
Oct 10 2016
Rank #2: Chris Green Addresses Important Launch Monitor Data and Matchups
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
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Golf Central Podcast
Drop Zone - GOLF Podcast
The Fitting Room
The 18STRONG Podcast
Me And My Golf Podcast
The First Cut Golf Podcast
The Golf Podcast Presented by Golficity
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Rank #3: Denis Pugh Talks About The Fundamentals of The Golf Swing
Respected global golf instructor, Denis Pugh, joins the show to talk about the fundamentals of the golf swing and how they apply to golf swing mechanics and golf shot dynamics. Denis talks about the grip, posture and ball position and how they influence the club through the swing and impact. He also about talks balance, the hand and arm action and how those two elements work together.
Aug 26 2016
Rank #4: Andrew Rice Explains the Backswing
Noted golf instructor, Andrew Rice, answers all of your questions about the backswing. He shares ideas, tips, checkpoints and drills to help you get the golf club into a better position at the top. Mark Immelman also shares insights and tips to maximize your backswing, feel it correctly and get it into a constructive, repeating spot to deliver the club properly into the golf ball.
Sep 04 2016
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Rank #5: Ryan Chaney (@OracleRio) with Golf Tips for Your Game
Ryan Chaney brings his unique blend of golf insight and wisdom to the #OntheMark podcast for a second time. Ryan shares insights on playing lessons and drills; ball-striking tips and other tidbits to help you improve your game.
Jun 26 2016
Rank #6: George Gankas Breaks Down His Approach to the Golf Swing
George Gankas is one of the leading young minds in golf instruction. He joins Mark Immelman to break down his philosophy on the golf swing. George goes in-depth on elements in the swing such as the Pivot, Ground Force Reaction, Hand-Path and Clubface Control. He also shares tips and drills to help you to improve those and he explains his golf swing research referencing such great as Ben Hogan, Bobby Jones and Sam Snead.
Nov 04 2017
Rank #7: Rory McIlroy's workouts examined with trainer Chris Kendrick
In this podcast, Mark chats with TPI certified trainer, Chris Kendrick, about Rory McIlroy's vine response to Brandel Chamblee of the squats he was doing in the gym. Chris also explains the correct squat for training and golf success. Also, Scott Michaux from The Augusta Chronicle joins the chat and sheds light on the trials and travails that Vaughn Taylor went through en route to his win at The 2016 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Feb 17 2016
Rank #8: Garret Kramer (Inner Sports) Brings Understanding of How the Human Mind Works
Noted author and founder of "Inner Sports", Garret Kramer, joins the podcast to help you understand how your mind works. He discusses how top-flight golfers will navigate the challenges they face in the 2016 US Open and he also offers tips as to how you can bring clarity to your life and your mind.
Jun 17 2016
Rank #9: Scott Fawcett on Effective Course Management
Originator of the DECADE system of golf course management, Scott Fawcett, brings his novel approach to course management to you. He discusses playing vs shot-making, emotion vs discipline in decision-making, pre-shot routines, and a good formula to making smart course management decisions while out on the golf course. Scott uses PGA TOUR references such as Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods to illustrate his argument and in so doing he galvanizes the correct and effective approach to course management.
Apr 12 2017
Rank #10: John Graham on Putting and Reading Greens Effectively
Aimpoint Certified PGA TOUR Putting Instructor, John Graham, joins the podcast to talk about putting, effective green reading and the mechanics of an effective putting stroke. John also shares tips to improve your green-reading and drills to practice and improve your putting.
Oct 26 2016
Rank #11: Mark Broadie on "Strokes Gained" Analysis and How it can Help Your Game
Developer of the "Strokes Gained" analytical approach to measuring golf performance on The PGA TOUR, Mark Broadie, takes you inside the numbers. He makes sense of statistics like: Strokes Gained from the Tee, Strokes Gained on Approach to the Green, Strokes Gained Around the Green and Strokes Gained Putting. Broadie gives examples of players on TOUR and how they have used these numbers to improve their games. He also shares tips on how you can use "Strokes Gained" to improve your game and hone your approach to the game.
Oct 18 2016
Rank #12: Steve Stricker on Success with Wedges and the Putter
Steve Stricker is one of the greatest of all time with a wedge and a putter in his hands and he joins the podcast to discuss his approach to shots from inside of 125 yards. Steve talks about rhythm, tempo, ball position, grip pressure, trajectory control and club selection and how they influence the wedges. He also talks about greenside pitching and clubface and spin control. He then takes you onto the green and talks about how to make more putts. He also talks about how he navigated a slump he suffered in 2004 and what he did to bounce back to become one of the game's premier players. As an added bonus Steve also shares insights on the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills and he talks about the 2017 President's Cup (and his USA Team captaincy) outside of New York City.
Jun 11 2017
Rank #13: Joe Mayo (TrackmanMaestro) on Golf and Improving Ball-striking
Joe Mayo is a social media phenomenon and a highly sought-after golf instructor and he joins the podcast to dig into golf and the golf swing. The "TrackmanMaestro" talks about his influences and career as a golf teacher. He shares his beliefs on the golf swing and refers to leading players both past and present like Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson as he shares insights. Joe also breaks down all Launch Monitor terms and presents ideas on how to maximize and improve various elements including Clubhead Speed, Swing Path, Angle of Attack, Dynamic Loft and Spin Loft. Finally, Joe talks about elements in the swing such as clubface orientation, the transition and wrist location.
Jul 01 2017
Rank #14: PGA TOUR Instructor Scott Hamilton Discusses Swing Plane and Clubface Control
Scott Hamilton brings a simple and easy explanation to help you understand the swing plane and how you can improve yours. He further explains how to use a video camera or a mobile device to video yourself correctly for the most accurate feedback. Scott then also shares tips and drills you can learn from a number of PGA TOUR players in his stable of clients.
Oct 31 2016
Rank #15: Adam Young on His "7 Laws of Good (Golf) Impact"
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
Rank #16: Brian Manzella Unlocks Some of The Secrets of a Good Golf Swing
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
Rank #17: Mark Immelman with Ryan Chaney
Mark Immelman continues his #OntheMark tips from "Tee-to-Green" initiative and brings one of the game's bright young instructors, Ryan Chaney, to the show. Apart from the tips from tee-to-green, @OracleRio gives unique insight on how to practice and shares a drill to help you eliminate the dreaded shank-shot.
Apr 28 2016
Rank #18: James Ridyard with Insights on The Short Game and Wedge Play
James Ridyard is a leading golf instructor, researcher and co-owner of the Short Game Secrets brand, which brings some of the highest-selling independently produced golf instructional videos to the industry. He coaches golfers of all skill levels and brings his insights to our podcast to help you improve your ball-striking, skills and distance control on scoring shots around the greens. Among many subjects, John addresses elements like Angle of Attack, Bounce, Spin and how you can improve and control et al.
Mar 18 2018
Rank #19: Shawn Clement on Ground Reaction Force in the Golf Swing
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
Rank #20: Trillium Rose on Breaking Bad Habits and Improving Your Golf
Trillium Rose is a certified Teaching Professional and Director of Instruction at Woodmont Country Club in Maryland, USA. An innovator and a life-long learner, she has been recognized as one of the leading golf instructors in the game. She joins "On the Mark" to share her insights on Motor Learning and Control and how you can effectively break bad habits and replace them with new, more effective habits. She addresses practice, practice-drills, mindset, and discipline to help you improve your golf.
Aug 15 2018