The Sweet Spot - Golf Podcast
How To Build a Consistent & Successful Pre-Shot Routine (Part 1)

How To Build a Consistent & Successful Pre-Shot Routine (Part 1)

August 11, 2021

A consistent pre-shot routine can help increase your performance on the course. This episode discusses the overall benefits of a routine, what to avoid, and the first two components - pre-shot analysis and preparation. This is part one of a two-part series.

Recovery Shots: How to Make the Right Strategic Decisions, Play Different Shots, and Save Strokes!

Recovery Shots: How to Make the Right Strategic Decisions, Play Different Shots, and Save Strokes!

August 3, 2021

Recovery shots don't sound like fun, but the decisions golfers make can greatly influence their scores. In this episode, we discuss how to choose the right strategy and advise how to play different shots in the trees and out of fairway bunkers. Bogey is your friend!

How to Make the Right Decisions From the Rough: Evaluating Lies, Targets, and Ball Flight

How to Make the Right Decisions From the Rough: Evaluating Lies, Targets, and Ball Flight

July 27, 2021

In this episode, Adam and Jon take a deep dive into the rough. Learn how your ball flight changes with various lies, how to adjust your technique, and make smarter strategic decisions. This one will save you strokes!

 

 

Mark Broadie Interview: How To Use Strokes Gained Analysis to Lower Your Scores

Mark Broadie Interview: How To Use Strokes Gained Analysis to Lower Your Scores

July 8, 2021

Mark Broadie joins us in this episode to explain how strokes gained analysis can help golfers lower their scores. We discuss his key findings on tee shots, approach shots, wedge play, and putting. You don't want to miss this episode! Understanding the truth about scoring and how golfers separate themselves from one another is a cornerstone of improving. 

 

Mark's book Every Shot Counts is a must-read, and his Golfmetrics app is a great stat-tracking resource for golfers who want to understand where they need to improve.

Differential vs. Calibration Practice: Weighing the Benefits

Differential vs. Calibration Practice: Weighing the Benefits

June 30, 2021

Do you ever consider how your practice style can affect your performance on the course? In this episode, we discuss the benefits of differential practice and how adding it to your sessions can help you deal with adversity on the golf course and build skills. Additionally, we explore how calibration practice has its place as well. If you don't know what either of them is, this episode will likely get you thinking very differently!

Improve Your Golf Fitness: Interview w/ Mike Carroll from Fit 4 Golf

Improve Your Golf Fitness: Interview w/ Mike Carroll from Fit 4 Golf

June 23, 2021

Learn from one of the top fitness experts in golf. Mike Carroll from Fit 4 Golf dispels myths you've heard about golf fitness and shares some of his core philosophies on how to get stronger, more mobile, and explosive in your golf swing. 

To learn more about Mike's programs and access his app please visit his website here:

https://fitforgolf.blog/

Visit Adam's site here:

https://www.adamyounggolf.com/

Visit Jon's site here:

https://practical-golf.com/

How Swing Matchups Work & Create Success

How Swing Matchups Work & Create Success

June 16, 2021

The golf swing has endless variables and there is no right way to do it. This episode is all about swing matchups and how golfers can create success with their natural tendencies versus trying to fit a model golf swing. Learn about functional matchups and why it might not be a good idea to take your friend's swing advice!

Approach Shot Strategy: How to Lower Your Scores w/ Smarter Targets

Approach Shot Strategy: How to Lower Your Scores w/ Smarter Targets

June 7, 2021

Picking the right targets with your approach shots is one of the fastest ways to lower your handicap. In this episode, Adam and Jon debunk some of the common myths about approach shot strategy and provide a simple framework to give yourself the best chance of success. If you follow this advice, your scores will drop!

 

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Learn Clubfitting: Interview w/ Marty Jertson from PING

Learn Clubfitting: Interview w/ Marty Jertson from PING

June 1, 2021

In this episode, Jon and Adam interview their first guest, Marty Jertson - the VP of Fitting & Performance for PING Golf. Marty shares clubfitting knowledge from PING's research, debunks some myths, and talks about what it's like to warm up next to Tiger at a major.

Locus of Attention: What Do You Think About While You Swing?

Locus of Attention: What Do You Think About While You Swing?

May 24, 2021

What do you think about while you swing? Adam and Jon discuss a concept called "locus of attention." This one will get you thinking differently (no pun intended).

We discuss how most golfers have been lead to rely on internal swing thoughts, and why moving towards external or even neutral thoughts can be beneficial to golfers of all levels.

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