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
Max is back to share some updates and experience from his transition to college golf life. We discuss his schedule, shifts in practice and playing habits, working remotely with his father/coach, and more!
In this episode Jack shares his golf journey with us and some important components that have contributed to his success. We discuss his playing and practice habits, the technical and mental games, having your father as a coach, selecting tournaments to play in, and more!
In this episode, the reigning #1 ranked Rolex AJGA player and UNC commit takes us through his journey in golf. He discusses how he was introduced to the game, practice/playing habits, his recruiting process, a little sibling rivalry, the support of his parents and advice for parents and players out there managing the dynamic of player/parent.
In this episode, Tenzin joins us to talk about his own journey in golf and how he introduced his 6 year old daughter Aarya to the game. He talks about some of the challenges and successes he has faced as a junior golf parent, supporting and having fun with his daughter, and has some great advice for parents out there trying to do the same. We even have a gues appearance from Aarya herself!
In this episode, Herman takes us through his journey in golf. We talk about his experience as a Norwegian National Team member, his playing success, college recruiting process, practice and playing habits, and more!
In this episode, Courtney discusses her journey in golf as the current Associate Head Women’s Coach at the University of Washington, the past Head Women’s Coach at Oklahoma State, the AJGA, her junior and collegiate playing career at the University of Tulsa, and more!
Alexa is currently the #33 ranked lady amateur in the world and #3 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
In this episode, she talks to us about her introduction to golf, relationship with her dad, tournament selection and scheduling, her daily routine, playing and practice habits, what/who she pulls inspiration from, and more!
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In this episode, Bryan takes us through his background and experience as a young multi-sport athlete, to a 3 year starter at West Point for the Army’s baseball team. He also talks through some of the highlights from his 20+ year career in the military and what led him to create Top Mental Game.
We’ll dive into mental toughness, what it means to be mentally fit, how to train mentally, preparation, routine, self-talk, and more!
Want to connect with Bryan?
Visit www.topmentalgame.com and email Bryan at email@example.com
In this episode, Mark talks to us about his journey as a young athlete and as one of Clemson’s best ever dual sport athletes. We talk about what it really means to give 110%, preparation, the process, being a husband and father, some of his best accomplishments, and more!
In this episode, Matt talks about MooseFit and their approach to holistic wellness, his path in golf, being an athlete and fit golfer, and we dive into some of the examples of players on Tour in their approach to wellness!
In this episode, Coach Bratton discusses the history and culture of the golf program at Oklahoma State, college recruiting, transitions to college and professional golf, some of his favorite golf moments, and more!
In this episode, Dan talks about his introduction and path in golf that has lead him to head up the team at G2. We discuss being a student of the game, modern technology and coaching, developing a holistic player, statistics, measuring progress, and more!
In this episode, Finn takes us through his golf journey so far and about facing and overcoming adversity along the way! Finn also talks about his experience as a high level skier, the success and challenges of competing at a high level.
In this episode, Nikki shares her journey with us from being introduced to the game at a young age to becoming a correspondent for the Golf Channel and co-host of the “School of Golf,” as well as recently launching Nikki B Golf Academy.
In this episode, Heather takes us through her journey in golf, starting at the age of 8 to present where she is going into her 5th season at NOVA. We discuss her playing and coaching careers, the differences in coaching men and women, preparation and the important areas to focus if you want to be a top competitor. Enjoy!
In this episode, John gives us an inside look to his journey in golf as a rising star on the Korn Ferry Tour. We spend some time talking about his introduction to the game, his junior golf career, tournament play and learning how to win. We also talk about Q-School, Johns college recruiting process, and how to stay sharp with limited facility access.
In this episode, my cousin William and his wife Emilie join the show to talk to us about their journeys in golf. We talk junior golf, college recruiting, transferring schools, tournaments/rankings, and some good golf memories.
In this episode, Larry talks to us about his approach with his kids and their activities, specifically Macklin, his 5 year old son that is in love with the game of golf. We talk about being the parent of young athletes, how to encourage, what to focus on, challenges, and also get a chance to hear from Macklin himself!
In this episode, Dan talks to us about his experience learning the game of golf and going on to play in college. We discuss movement training, the importance of strength and mobility, pre-practice/round warm-ups, and more!
In this episode, Todd joins us to talk about college recruiting and how Recruiter Elite helps families with aspiring college athletes through the recruiting process. We discuss the process itself, what coaches look for, college options, scholarships, parent/player roles, and more!
In this episode, Annabell joins us to talk about her introduction to Golf, transition to the US, her recruiting process and transition to college. She also shares some advice for young players and young women, talks about her daily schedule at the University of Florida, and the importance of attitude.
In this episode, Ryan talks us through what Operation 36 is and why it was created. We dive into traditional learning vs. the Operation 36 learning model, discuss mentor ship and parenting young athletes.
In this episode, Andrew talks with us about his first professional win at the LECOM Suncoast Classic, his later introduction to golf, tournament preparation, how playing other sports helped him prepare for pressure, and more!
In this episode, Steve talks about what he has seen over the last 30 years in junior golf. He discusses the explosion of junior golf in the 90’s, important things that families should be focusing on, long range planning, and he shares a couple stories about players he’s interacted with over the years.
This week our guest Jacob Miller joins us to talk through his journey as a younger up and coming coming coach. He’s got some great tips for parents and players about developing as people, students, and players and also shares with us some things you can work on when you don’t always have the option of being outside to play or practice.
In this episode, my good friend Knox Martin joins the show for a fun episode where we reflect on some of our childhood golf memories and talk about some of the things we’ve learned along the way that will be valuable for this audience.
In this weeks episode, Ben Curtis joins the show and walks us through his journey from a young player to becoming the 2003 Open Champion and shares more about his career as a professional golfer through 2018. He also shares his insights about junior golf and parenting, as he is involved in teaching young players and working with players at his academy.
In this episode, Chris talks through his story and how Future Champions Golf was born. He discusses building a tournament schedule, parent/coach relationships, and more. Chris was recently named to the 2019-20 Golf Digest Best Teachers in California and also received the 2019 Southern California PGA Player Development Award.
In this episode, Jaravee joins us just after the end of the fall season in her junior year at Duke. We chat about her intro to golf, the mental game, and her last match in the 2018-19 National Championship!
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.
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 next level.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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 team is working on as they continue to grow.
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 making a junior golf tournament run successfully.