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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PGA Master Golf Professional Tim Cusick shares his tips and playing lessons to help improve your game and lower your scores on this segment of Next on the Tee.
Brian is located near Buffalo, New York and he shared his thoughts on the Bills draft plus shared some great playing lessons to get your game in shape this season on this segment of Next on the Tee.
Two time major champion Tony Jacklin talks about winning those tournaments, how the British media drove him to move to the US, what it was like captaining 3 Ryder Cup victories back when the European team had never won and his new book "Bad Lies, A Story of Libel, Slander& Professional Golf."
Peter shared is thoughts on if there are similarities between Bobby Jones' career to what Tiger Woods is going through. He talked about the putting woes that Jones, Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan dealt with during their careers plus he reflected back on Tony Jacklin's career and what he did to elevate the Ryder Cup matches.
Debbie talks starting to play at age 7 and by 12 deciding golf was it for her. She also talks about her decision to play her college golf at the University of North Carolina, winning the 1992 ACC Championship, teaching her students how to deal with pressure, plus what flairing our feet out a few degrees can do to help increase your hip rotation.
Nathan Grube talks about what it takes to put on an event like the Travelers Championship, how they are able to attrack the top players the week after the US Open and the economic impact a PGA Tour event has on the local economy and charities.
Michael Vrska talks Cubs...yes the Chicago Cubs, plus golf equipment, golf balls, and where the industry still has room for equipment improvement on this segment of Next on the Tee.
On this segment of Next on the Tee, guest co-host Bob Lazzari and I are joined by Richard Zokol. Richard was part of the 1981 National Champion BYU team, which he captained. He also won the 2001 Canadian PGA Championship as well as the 1992 Deposit Guarantee Classic and the Greater Milwaukee Open on the PGA Tour. Richard was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 2011.
PGA Golf Professional Jason Hase talks Junior Golf and strategies for playing in windy conditions on this segment of Next on the Tee.
TaylorMade Golf CEO David Abeles talks about the success players like Tiger Woods, Jason Day, Jon Rahm, Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy have had this year using their Twist Face technology. We also talked about what makes their TP5, TP5x and Project (a) golf balls the best golf balls on the market. He also gave us a peak into how they make can their equipment even better in the future.