In the Hunt...

In the Hunt...

By Brian Bailie
In the Hunt is a golf podcast that targets Performance. We will provide insight and stories from all levels of golf. This will include touring professions, amateurs and top coaches from around the world. The GameForge team will drive the podcast discussions . They have removed the fog from golf analytics and will help provide you a simple map to your next level of golf. As you can see, we are not your typical golf podcast, We talk performance, not mechanics. Think of us as your Rosetta Stone for performance. So if you want to be In The Hunt, join us....
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GameForge Index and Trends showing why DJ won Travelers
In The Hunt dives into  1.  DJ's Win at Travelers and track trends to show DJ's track back to the winners circle.    2.  Bryson is the talk of the tour, In the Hunt team shows why he might not be the pick of the week in Detroit.   3.  Quick review of upcoming PGA TOUR event, Rocket Mortgage 4.  Mailbag              a.  Putting Question             b.  Training Ball Striking Question             c.  Where did GameForge even Surprise You?  
43:40
July 2, 2020
Mission TPC: Travelers 2020
In The Hunt takes a quick look back at RBC and looks forward to Travelers this week.  Know what to look for as the event is being played this week.   We talk Bryson gains in ball striking and decay in putting.  Look to see who think will play great this week, ground hog day for my partner in crime.  Thanks for doing The Hunt.
12:28
June 25, 2020
Moving to Your Next Level: Approaches
In the hunt will take you on a journey from a developing player, averaging 15 over to the tour.  Learn how to reduce the noise and reach simple goals in ball striking to reach your next level.  This episode talks about true expectations and training goals to reach your next scoring goal.  Mark drops a new addition coming to GameForge in the next few days, too.  Thank you for joining the hunt....
43:10
June 25, 2020
RBC Harbour Town Dossier
In The Hunt is taking you through the course of the upcoming PGA event to give you insight on holes to watch and performance numbers to think of as the tour is in South Carolina.  After winning last week, Brian looking to take his streak to 2 weeks and earning right to pick wardrobe for mark for next episode.  I'm sure Mark will not be bouncing back this week and turn the tables.
21:59
June 17, 2020
PGA Tour Restart : Operation Colonial
This episode from the In The Hunt Team is an high-level discussion of the PGA Tours ReKick Off for 2020.  Mark and Brian break the course down and look at the offensive and defensive holes.  The goal is to give you insight as to where we believe the course will give up birdies and try to take them away.  We even give your our picks for the event, and of course Brian's are better:-).  We are sure you'll enjoy the insight offered by this hunt....
21:41
June 11, 2020
How to Move to Next Level - Short Game
In the Hunt....slides into how to move to your next level of golf.  Looking to become a better performer around the green, Mark and Brian show the road map to becoming a great short game player.  The journey shared is from high handicappers to winning on tour.  Enjoy the insight on becoming a better performer around the green.  If you have the will to become a better putter, Join the Hunt.....
58:06
June 7, 2020
Road to the LPGA, Presentation: Troon Women's Day of Golf
In the Hunt guide today is Joe Hallett, PGA member and Lindy Duncan, LPGA Player.  Mark and myself are driving the data and contributing to conversation.  We walk players through golf from high handicappers to playing professional.  This was a really fun format and thank Joe and Lindy for agreeing to let us share this with all of you In The Hunt listeners.   Lots of really good performance nuggets in this conversation coming from all sides of performance.    Thank you for joining this Hunt....
1:00:23
June 2, 2020
Top Cheer Coach, Devon Vale shares insight on Building Great Performances
In the Hunt..., team introduces Devon Vale as she speaks to dedication,  putting in the work and creating an atmosphere of high performance that has elevated her coached and choreographed teams to reach national prominence.  Many of the themes in todays podcast  can be applied to golfers, business leaders and those striving to excel in any sport.   We enjoyed our conversation and are sure you enjoy today's hunt....
46:34
May 29, 2020
How to Move to Next Level - Putting
In the Hunt.... dives into how to move to your next level of golf, looking at becoming a better performer on the putting green.  Mark and Brian show the road map to become a great putter, even if the journey starts as high handicap.  Enjoy the insight on becoming a better performer on the green. If you have the will to become a better putter, join The Hunt...
46:42
May 27, 2020
NCAA Coaching Legends - Dianne Dailey and Puggy Blackmon
In the Hunt.... team introduces two legends inside collegiate golf, Dianne Dailey and Puggy Blackmon.  Coaches give insight to recruiting, big changes in playing collegiate golf and just great insight from coaches that have been coaching and completing at the Highest Level inside College Coaching.  I know you will enjoy this hunt....
56:14
May 21, 2020
LPGA Insight - Lindy Duncan
In the Hunt.... invite Lindy "Dunca-Roo" Duncan to come speak to listeners about 2020 reboot and great insight on here growth of a player.   Mark and I both really enjoyed this conversation and we are happy to share this discussion with you.   Thank you for Joining the Hunt....
39:37
May 14, 2020
Performance Matters - Conversation with Chad Metcalf - Navy SEAL, Entrepreneur, Professional Golfer
In the Hunt... introduces to our listeners Chad Metcalf, Navy SEAL, Professional Golfer and Entrepreneur.  Learn how Chad's lessons learned from his service days and applied to golf, work and life.  I think you will really enjoy this conversation and must hang out to the end to hear one of the best stories that signify the chase of golfers working through the mini tours.    Thank you for joining the Hunt.
37:39
May 12, 2020
Pubtalk w/ Special Guest
In the Hunt.... invites listener Gabe from Ireland to lead the group discussion at the Pub.  Gabe drives conversation from amateurs restarting 2020 to the difference in how golf is played by the public in Europe and in the States.   Pull up your stool and enjoy Pubtalk.... 
48:57
May 9, 2020
Confidence Roundtable
In the Hunt.... Roundtable tackles Confidence in this episode.   I am confident that you will find some application of learning form this podcast.  We hope this gives you the confidence to bring many of these ideas to the course.  Thank you for joining this hunt....
31:42
May 8, 2020
Pubtalk: 2020 Reboot Coming
In the Hunt.... Newest Episode of Pubtalk, the roundtable discuss the reboot of 2020.  As the world seems to be finding it's footing the group discusses what we see coming.    Pull up a stool, pour a drink, and join us with Pubtalk.  
45:25
May 3, 2020
Big Data and Sports
In the Hunt.... episode focuses in on Big Data influences on Sports.   Mark Sweeney and Brian Bailie are joined with Bill Shearer, Professor of Engineering Systems at the University of Virginia.   This episode is a must listen, if you want to see where sports industry is heading in the near future.  Come and join us on the Data Hunt....
42:30
April 30, 2020
Training Aids - Help or Hindrance
In the Hunt...Round table takes a 50,000 foot view of the training aid industry in golf.  The show is an open and frank discussion on training aids.  Think this is a good episode you should listen too, before purchasing that next fad or aide online to shave strokes off your game.   As a homage to all parents being home during the corona virus,  we take on the home school challenge.  Writing a golf haiku.  Enjoy
35:14
April 29, 2020
What Would You Do?
In the hunt.... roundtable brings their knowledge and sense of humor as they compete in What Would You Do?   The moderator, Brian Bailie, wrote down 6 scenarios where the contestants Jamie, Mark and Gareth Compete by giving their insight to the random question.  The game quickly goes sideways as contests share their wisdom and sense of humor.  This episode was really fun to record and see who win WWYD Hunt....
49:13
April 24, 2020
Putting Myths
In the Hunt....tackles Putting myths, this topic was driven by you the listener.   Gareth McShea takes control of the episode.  Sit back and enjoy the gang lifting fog of myths on the putting green.  Thanks for joining the Hunt.
36:28
April 21, 2020
Teaching Styles meet Player Styles
In The Hunt.... Round table discuss the differences in teaching styles based off student needs.  This is a great topic for the up and coming coach and players that have set next level goals.  Thank you for doing the Hunt....
40:54
April 18, 2020
Pubtalk: get a round in....
The round table sits down at our virtual pub and just talk.....  Theme was points in life that left mark in coaching or in play.  This is a fun chat and therapy for all.  We are looking to bring in fans of In The Hunt for future Pubtalk recordings.  Make Sure you listen to the end of episode to find out how to join us In The Pub.... Many Thanks for the GameForge Team
41:19
April 15, 2020
Common Myths in Golf
In the Hunt....puts their sites on some common myths in golf, in this Easter Edition.  Mark and Brian are Joined with Jamie and Gareth, again.    I hope you enjoy this episode.
40:58
April 12, 2020
Junior Coach Spotlight - Justin Blazer
In the Hunt....Crew invites Justin Blazer to the hunt.  Justin gives his unique perspective on junior golf.  After this discussion you will understand why Justin is one of the best junior instructors in the country.  I know you will enjoy the hunt
28:39
April 11, 2020
Taking a Caddy's View
In The Hunt.... team invites PGA Tour Caddy John Wood and Coach Peter Brown to this episode.  We dive into conversation about preparation for tour events, green books and much, much, more.  This was a fun one to record.  Mark and I really enjoyed the conversation, we think you will too......
47:14
April 10, 2020
Find Your Coach
This episode, the round table discusses attributes of a good coach and helps you find a coach that fits your need.  WE hope this will help you find the coach that will lead you to your next level of golf. In The Hunt....
46:26
April 7, 2020
LPGA Players dealing with lockdown
This episode Mark and Brian are visited by two LPGA players, Lauren Coughlin and Maia Schechter. Discussion focuses around the second off season, training during corona and college memories. This was a fun episode and we hope you all enjoy the hunt....
29:48
April 1, 2020
Technology, Friend or Foe
In The Hunt.... round table, tackles Technology.   This episode dives into on how technology has changed\coaching and golf instruction. Jamie Donaldson and Gareth McShea join the GameForge Team .  Tables turned on A Host for rapid fire questions too. Hope you enjoy the hunt.....
46:38
March 30, 2020
Target What Matters
In the Hunt.... Round Table is back to Discuss Targeting Stats that Matter.  Jamie Donaldson takes over the conversation, joined by Gareth McShea, Mark Sweeney and Brian Bailie.   Strap on and hope Jamie does not steer us into to rocks......Hope you enjoy this episode.
38:57
March 28, 2020
College Coaches Round Table, Women's Golf.
Host of In The Hunt...., Brian Bailie and Mark Sweeney Welcome Round table guests, Ria Scott from the University of Virginia and Natasha Vincent from Central Arkansas.  We discuss topics from recruiting to transition to professional golf.  Come and join us In the Hunt....
30:50
March 27, 2020
Confidence Round Table
Enjoy this weeks episode of In The Hunt.... we brought back Jamie Donaldson and allowed Gareth McShea to take over todays show.   Topic of Confidence, is discussed and solved ;-). Hope you enjoy our talk and this topic came from you all over last week, so keep topics coming.
34:24
March 24, 2020
Coaches Round Table: Performance
Today's Episode,  the In The Hunt.... Team invites Jamie Donaldson and Gareth Mc Shea to talk about topics concerning Performance.  I feel this conversation will help many of our listeners currently flat lined or losing ground with on course performance.  
28:55
March 17, 2020
Players Championship Insight and Preview
With the fifth major starting tomorrow, the In the Hunt.... team will take you into the numbers.  What do the numbers show us?  What holes will influence winning score?  What does Vegas think?   Introduction to the Three Word Game...
12:34
March 12, 2020
50 - 50 Rule: Train and Play to this Rule, your path to better golf has just begun......
Understand how GIR is not enough information for play and training.  Learn the 50:50 rule to better understand how you must perform to reach your next level of golf.  This approach will make you work on your entire game, Tee ball to get into position for approaches.  Total Greens for which 50% need to be 20 feet and in.  And the putting conversion rate needs to be 50% of your BIPs, Birdies to InPositions.
13:30
March 6, 2020
Three Putts play Major Role in Reed vs Bryson at WGC
This shows the battle for the WGC championship.  The GameForge team will dive into each players performance and show why Reed walked away as Champion.  The difference was slight, but made all the difference in the Championship.
06:43
February 25, 2020
Epic Three way Battle at Riviera Adam Scott Separating form Kuch and Rory.....
We highlight the performance difference between the leaders entering Sunday Round.  Adam Scott did not putt better than Kuch and Chip like Rory, but he pulled away on the scoreboard.  Hope you enjoy the listen.  Also visit YouTube, gameforgegolf channel to find the video that supports this podcast.
18:36
February 18, 2020
Introduction to In the Hunt....
This episode will highlight the origins of In the Hunt.... and GameForge.  To be the best coach or player you can be, you must have the ability to track and evaluate your performances in training and on the course.  We hope this will get you nice you some much needed background and get you excited for next episode,  Adam Scott winning against  Kuchar & Rory in final the round at Riviera.    
13:55
February 18, 2020
In the Hunt... New Golf Podcast Targeting Performance
Welcome to In the Hunt.... a new golf podcast that discussion are based on performance and what it will take to reach your next level of golf. We will provide insight and stories from top players and coaches to help your on course performance. New episodes will be coming in March 2020
00:43
February 15, 2020