A.S.K. - Attributes. Skills. Knowledge.

A.S.K. - Attributes. Skills. Knowledge.

By PGAs of Europe
An Association of 33 National PGAs (28 European and 5 international) with a collective membership in excess of 13,450 golf professionals, the PGAs of Europe is committed to the advancement of golf, golfers and the golf profession across Europe.

The Association is also a partner in Ryder Cup Europe as the sole member of the Ryder Cup European Development Trust, and is widely acknowledged as a lead body in the delivery of golf development expertise on a global basis through its collaboration with The R&A in its "Working for Golf" programme.
#GolfHealthWeek Podcast Special - Dr Roger Hawkes & Dr Andrew Murray, The Golf & Health Project
This special edition of the #ASK Podcast celebrates #GolfHealthWeek and its work to shine a light on the many benefits that golf can have. We are joined by Dr Roger Hawkes and Dr Andrew Murray from the Golf & Health Project to get an overview of the Project's progress so far, as well as a look into its future work, but also to discuss each of the #GolfHealthWeek themes looking at the research and activities behind them and what you can do to help spread the message: Day 01 - Fitness - 07:23 Day 02 - Mental health - 11:16 Day 03 - Disability Golf - 17:54 Day 04 - Golf For Everyone - 23:23 Day 05 - Club Level - 36:08 The Future of Golf & Health - 44:06 Find out more about the health benefits of golf at www.golfandhealth.org.
49:30
April 15, 2019
Sean Foley - Coaching & Carnoustie
Director of Education & Membership, Tony Bennett, speaks to tour coach, Sean Foley, to find out more about his relationship with Justin Rose, Sean’s own coaching philosophy, how to get around Carnoustie at the 2018 Open Championship, and the sacrifices coaches make for a life on tour...
27:31
July 21, 2018
Jamie Gough (PGA of South Africa)- 2018 Open Championship
Coach to Andy Sullivan and Brandon Stone, Jamie Gough (PGA of South Africa) discusses life on tour, working with the best in the world and how Carnoustie is shaping up for the 2018 Open Championship with PGAs of Europe Director of Education & Membership, Tony Bennett. Jamie also talks about Brandon's recent 2018 Scottish Open win, and Andy's opportunity to make a second appearance at the Ryder Cup. For more visit www.pgae.com/ask.
12:17
July 20, 2018
Kevin Flynn - PGA Pro Spotlight
Kevin Flynn is a Member of the PGAs of Europe Golf Development Team and a PGA of GB&I Member Professional. Director of Education & Membership, Tony Bennett, spoke to Kevin to find out more about his determination to play golf when growing up, his close relationships with leading coaches, John Jacobs and Jim Hardy, and how he has become a modern-day leading light in the world of coaching. Find out more about the PGAs of Europe Golf Development Team at http://eur.pe/GolfDevelopmentTeam.
39:05
June 29, 2018
Áron Makszin - PGA of Hungary Country Spotlight
As General Secretary of the PGA of Hungary, and Secretary-General of the Hungarian Golf Federation, Áron Makszin, is superbly placed to give an overview and background to the PGA of Hungary and the history of golf in Hungary. Here PGAs of Europe Director of Education & Membership, Tony Bennett, speaks to Áron in-depth about the Association's experiences and how golf will evolve in Hungary in the years to come. Read the article @ https://eur.pe/2J4qqeU.
23:40
April 18, 2018
Damian MacPherson (PGA of Hungary) - PGA Pro Spotlight
Having moved to Hungary 20 years ago, Damian has since built a career and reputation that has resulted in an award from the Hungarian government to recognise his services to the game Here PGAs of Europe Director of Education & Membership, Tony Bennett, speaks to Damian in-depth about the Association's experiences and how golf will evolve in Hungary in the years to come. Read the article @ https://eur.pe/2J4qqeU.
53:22
April 18, 2018
László Tringer - PGA of Hungary Country Spotlight
PGA of Hungary Member Professional, László Tringer, was responsible for the creation of the PGA of Hungary at the turn of the century, and his father and a few friends were right at the sharp end of golf’s re-emergence in the former communist state around the time of independence. Here PGAs of Europe Director of Education & Membership, Tony Bennett, speaks to László in-depth about the Association's experiences and how golf will evolve in Hungary in the years to come. Read the article @ https://eur.pe/2J4qqeU.
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April 18, 2018
Mike Whan, LPGA Commissioner
We spoke to Mike to find out more about the LPGA’s work and success in developing female golf in the US, how we can all get more females playing golf, and the way golf development makes up a fundamental part of the association’s strategy. Find out more at www.pgae.com.
25:01
November 28, 2017
Marie Jeffery - PGA Professional Spotlight
Marie Jeffery is a Member of the PGAs of Europe Golf Development Team and a PGA of Austria Member Professional. We spoke to Marie to find out more about how she got into golf, her work in the world of 'Communicology', and her experience in women and girls' participation and development in golf. Find out more about the PGAs of Europe Golf Development Team at http://eur.pe/GolfDevelopmentTeam.
38:11
October 18, 2017
Alastair Spink - PGA Professional Spotlight
Alastair Spink is a Member of the PGAs of Europe Golf Development Team and a PGA of GB&I Member. Here we speak to Alastair about his how he made it into golf to eventually become a PGA Pro, along with how he has become a leader in women's golf development and participation taking an academic approach to his work in creating the hugely successful Love.golf programme. Read more at http://eur.pe/2esuJag and find out more about the PGAs of Europe Golf Development Team at http://eur.pe/GolfDevelopmentTeam
42:12
August 31, 2017
A.S.K. - David Leadbetter Interview
PGAs of Europe Director of Education & Membership, Tony Bennett, caught up with David Leadbetter at the 2015 Open Championship at St Andrews to find out more about how Leadbetter's views of golf coaching have developed over the years, his new 'A Swing' theory and book, along with the influx of the new generation of young players to the sport, including the huge success of his student, the double major winning Lydia Ko. Highlights include: - 02:44 - Changes in player's coaching teams and work habits. - 05:01 - Tiger's belief system compared to many of the young players out there now. - 07:18 - A coaching evolution and the inclusion of technology. - 10:55 - 'A Swing' - The Alternative Swing. - 16:47 - "That’s the great thing about this game, you continue learning in some areas and I think if you’re not learning then you’re going backwards instead of forwards." - 21:00 - Lydia Ko and the generation of players who have talent at extremely young ages. For more visit www.pgae.com/ask. #ASK
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April 5, 2016
Dealing with Pressure Shots and Moments on the Course
Golfers who stand up best to the pressures of the game face the same fear and doubt as you and me; the difference is they have learned mechanisms to deal with it. Here are seven ways to help coach your players in anticipation of when the pressure starts to mount. Read the article in full at: http://eur.pe/1Le4SMR.
04:46
March 10, 2016
Work Walking Into Your Schedule
Walking rarely gets the recognition it deserves, especially when it comes to the world of business and management. From Beethoven to Steve Jobs and the Queen, walking has helped many a historic heavyweight to achieve success in their chosen field. Read the article in full at http://eur.pe/1DsZGtW
03:07
March 7, 2016
6 Ways to Leverage Social Media and the Internet in Your Job Search
It is widely accepted that employers will likely Google an applicant as soon as they get their name. What comes up in the search can be a window into their lives – whether you like it or not. To ensure your results are ones that play in your favour, here are some tips to promote yourself better online and ensure a search of your name makes it more likely that you will be hired… Read the article in full at http://eur.pe/1Jyqzq0.
04:32
March 7, 2016
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