Loading Downloads
243Episodes
Sports & Recreation

Next on the Tee, Where PGA & LPGA Players, Legends & Top Instructors Share Their Stories, Insights and Playing Lessons to Help You Play Better Golf.

Episodes

00:0000:00

Legendary Golf Club Designer Jesse Ortiz talks about designing and building metal woods and hybrids for Bobby Jones Golf. He also talks about the weight of living up to the reputation of Bobby Jones as he designs clubs that carry that name. PGA Professional Joe Grohman talks about the racism he witnessed a young Tiger Woods face at the Navy Golf Course in Seal Beach, California. Joe teamed with Tiger in amateur events as well. Hear about all of that on this edition of Next on the Tee.

Play Now
00:0000:00

Actor turned Talking Golf Getaways podcast host Mitch Laurance joins me fresh off his trip to the Boyne Golf Resort in Bar Harbor, Michigan. The Boyne Resort has 10 championship caliber golf courses stretched across 3 distinctive rersorts. Hear Mitch talk about the golf courses, resorts and experience he had during his recent visit. If you're looking for a great place to go play golf this summer, consider the Boyne Resort (www.boyne.com/golf)

Play Now
00:0000:00

On this segment of Next on the Tee my guest is Tom Patri. Tom helped run the practice facility at Shinnecock Hills during the US Open. He shared his thoughts on the USGA, how they set up the course and why they keep getting it wrong. He also shared a couple of playing lessons for how to putt bermuda greens plus how to hit better tee shots into a stiff head wind.

Play Now
00:0000:00

On this segment of Next on the Tee my guest is Bill Bergin. Bill talks about his course design strategies and utilizing the Long Leaf Tee initiative which is a set of 7 tee boxes and you choose the tee to play based on how far you hit your driver. It makes the game more fun because you play the course length appropriate for your game. We also talked about the new 6 hole pitch & putt courses he designs that help you improve your short game which you can play in under an hour.

 

Play Now
00:0000:00

On this segment of Next on the Tee I'm joined by my Thursday Night Tailgate Co-Host Bob Lazzari. Bob lives in Eastern Connecticut and covers the Travelers Championship every year. He breaks down the tournament and the great things he saw from this year's winner Bubba Watson. He also talked about what it was like to be greenside last year when Jordan Spieth hit the shot of the year, chipping in from the sand to win in sudden death over Danile Berger.

 

Play Now
00:0000:00

On this episode of Next on the Tee my guests are: my Thursday Night Tailgate Co-Host Bob Lazzari, renowned Golf Course Designer and one of Golf Inc. Magazine's Top 10 Most Innovative People in Golf, Bill Bergin and Top 100 Instructor Tom Patri.

Bob Lazzari - Bob lives in Eastern Connecticut and covers the Travelers Championship every year. He breaks down the tournament and the great things he saw from this year's winner Bubba Watson. He also talked about what it was like to be greenside last year when Jordan Spieth hit the shot of the year, chipping in from the sand to win in sudden death over Danile Berger.

Bill Bergin - Bill talks about his course design strategies and utilizing the Long Leaf Tee initiative which is a set of 7 tee boxes and you choose the tee to play based on how far you hit your driver. It makes the game more fun because you play the course length appropriate for your game. We also talked about the new 6 hole pitch & putt courses he designs that help you improve your short game which you can play in under an hour.

Tom Patri - Tom helped run the practice facility at Shinnecock Hills during the US Open. He shared his thoughts on the USGA, how they set up the course and why they keep getting it wrong. He also shared a couple of playing lessons for how to putt bermuda greens plus how to hit better tee shots into a stiff head wind.

Play Now
00:0000:00

Top Instructor Rob Strano goes off on the USGA and how they handled the US Open and the set up of Shinnecock Hills. He talks about how they are an amateur organization trying to run a professional event and keep failing miserably. He believes they should answer to a review board because today, they don't answer to anyone; so no one is accountable when things go wrong like they have in so many cases over the last 4-5 years. Hear his comments and suggestions for what needs to be done so it doesn't happen again next year at Pebble Beach.

 

Play Now
00:0000:00

PGA Tour SuperStore SVP of Operations shares his thoughts on the US Open and the impact it has on sales. They had a record breaking sales day on the Saturday before Father's Day, if that's any indication. Hear about some of the great services they offer that are free, like club fitting even if it's for your existing clubs no matter how long you've had them, golf ball fitting and even finding the perfect pair of shoes for your gate type. Randy also talks about some of the hottest new equipment and items that people were buying for Father's Day and let us know that 40% of all golf ball purchases are now for non-white golf balls. Players are now embracing all different colors. Hear all that and much more about the trends in golf from Randy on this segment of the show.

 

Play Now
00:0000:00

 

I got some much needed playing tips from Chris including how to play wedge shots from 80-100 yards in, how to hit better lag putts and short chip shots from right off the green.

Play Now
00:0000:00

On this edition of Next on the Tee we'll recap the US Open, talk about how the USGA handled the setup of Shinnecock Hills plus get a few playing lessons from Golf Academy Lead Instructor Rob Strano, and South Florida PGA Teacher of the Year Chris Czaja, plus hear about the hottest new equipment from SVP of Operations for the PGA Tour SuperStore, Randy Peitsch.

Top Instructor Rob Strano goes off on the USGA and how they handled the US Open and the set up of Shinnecock Hills. He talks about how they are an amateur organization trying to run a professional event and keep failing miserably. He believes they should answer to a review board because today, they don't answer to anyone; so no one is accountable when things go wrong like they have in so many cases over the last 4-5 years. Hear his comments and suggestions for what needs to be done so it doesn't happen again next year at Pebble Beach.

PGA Tour SuperStore SVP of Operations shares his thoughts on the US Open and the impact it has on sales. They had a record breaking sales day on the Saturday before Father's Day, if that's any indication. Hear about some of the great services they offer that are free, like club fitting even if it's for your existing clubs no matter how long you've had them, golf ball fitting and even finding the perfect pair of shoes for your gate type. Randy also talks about some of the hottest new equipment and items that people were buying for Father's Day and let us know that 40% of all golf ball purchases are now for non-white golf balls. Players are now embracing all different colors. Hear all that and much more from Randy.

Chris Czaja - I got some much needed playing tips from Chris including how to play wedge shots from 80-100 yards in, how to hit better lag putts and short chip shots from right off the green.

Play Now
00:0000:00

Golf Inc. Magazine named Bill Bergin of the Top 10 Most Influential people in Golf. He is already one of the to golf designers in the game. We talked about his design philosophy, his unique bunker designs and the impact the distance golf balls are flying are having on course design on this segment of Next on the Tee. 

Play Now
00:0000:00

Top 100 Instructor Tom Patri joins me from Shinnecock Hills. Tom grew up on Long Island and has played the course numerous times. He shared his insights on the course conditions and set up plus the strategy for how to play certain holes and who he thinks will be on top of the leaderboard come Sunday afternoon.

Play Now
00:0000:00

Top 40 Under 40 Instructor Travis Fulton breaks down the field at the US Open plus shares his insights on Jordan Spieth's putting issues, Bryson DeChambeau's technique plus shares a playing lesson on this segment of Next on the Tee.

Play Now
00:0000:00

PGA Tour Pro Zack Sucher shares his memories of playing college golf at UAB, his wins at the 2007 Shaol Creek Intercollegiate Champion and the 2008 Conference USA Championship. He also talked about his win at the Midwest Classic on the Web.com Tour and shared his insights on the US Open and playing Shinneock Hills on this segment of Next on the Tee.

Play Now
00:0000:00

On this US Open edition of Next on the Tee I'm joined by PGA Tour Pro and 2014 Midwest Classic Champion Zack Sucher, Top 40 Under 40 Instructor and frequent Co-Host of Golf Channel's Morning Drive Travis Fulton, plus Top 100 Instructor Tom Patri who joined me live from Shinnecock Hills.

Zack Sucher - Zack won 7 tournaments while playing in college at UAB including the 2007 Shoal Creek Intercollegiate Championship and the 2008 Conference USA Championship. Hear his memories from winning those tournaments plus his 2014 win at the Midwest Classic on the Web.com Tour. He also shared his insights on the US Open and memories playing at Shinnecock Hills.

Travis Fulton - Travis helped breakdown the field at the US Open and who he expects to be on the leaderboard come late Sunday afternoon. Travis also talked about Bryson DeChambeau's technique, how he would play the Par 3 16th hole at Shinnecock, what's going on with Jordan Spieth's putting, plus he shared a playing lesson for how to handle a short pitch shot over water or a bunker.

Tom Patri - Tom is helping to run the practice facility this week at Shinnecok Hills. He gave us a rundown of the course conditions and what type of player he thinks will win this week. He also gave us a handful of players to watch out for and what the winning the score will be.

Play Now
00:0000:00

Top 100 Instructor Tom Patri joins me on this segment of Next on the Tee. Tom grew up near Shinnecock Hills and snuck onto the property to play as a kid. He is back on Long Island preparing to help run the practice facility there next week. He shares his first hand knowledge of the course, what players will need to do to be successful there, why Lee Trevino once called the 160 yard par 3 11th hole the shortest par 5 in golf and why simply bombing the ball off the tee won't be successful there. Hear all of that and more from Tom on this segment of Next on the Tee.

Play Now
00:0000:00

PGA Tour SuperStore Chief Marketing Office Matt Corey joins me on this segment of Next on the Tee. Matt not only talks about all of the great things they have for Dad's this Father's Day, he also talks about all of the free services they provide like club fitting and golf ball fitting services. Matt also talks about the long term relationships that they strive to build with their customers and why they are able to grow and expand their number of retail outlets during a time when most other retailers and closing down.

Play Now
00:0000:00

Golf Positive Founder & Top 50 LPGA Instructor Debbie O'Connell joins me on this segment of Next on the Tee. Debbie shares her insights on the great events surrounding this year's Women's Golf Day, the Leadership Academies she's holding to help teach and empower teenage junior girls coming into the game, her experience at last year's Solheim Cup and the Golf Positive Cup that you can be a part of coming up in October down in Kissimmee, Florida.

Play Now
00:0000:00

On this edition of Next on the Tee I'm joined by Top 50 LPGA Instructor and the Founder of Golf Positive Debbie O'Connell, PGA Tour SuperStore Chief Marketing Officer Matt Corey, and Top 100 Instructor Tom Patri.

Play Now
00:0000:00

Golf Pride Channel Marketing Manager Charlie Fisher joins me on this segment of Next on the Tee. Charlie takes us through how to pick the right grips for your game, the difference they'll make in your swing, how to clean them and when you'll know it's time to change them, all on this segment of Next on the Tee.

Play Now

Load more