490 Premium: Aidan Bradley is considered as one of the world's best golf course photographers for his ability to capture the excitement and mood of a golf course. This week he sits down with host host Fred Greene to discuss how to get great photos of your favorite courses. Aidan’s images have been featured in all the national golf publications and he is a regular contributor to golf coffee table books such as “Nicklaus by Design”, Golf Digest’s “Top 100 Courses You Can Play”, “Golf, The Women’s Game”, and many more.
Aidan provides a closing tip on what to avoid when taking pictures at a course is also a video that features some of his work at http://YouTube.com/GolfSmarterTV.
489 Premium: Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort located in California's Sierra Foothills is home to a Robert Trent Jones, Jr. re-designed golf course that wanders through the rolling hills spotted with 100-year old oak trees and above Gold Rush era underground diggings and artifacts. Host Fred Greene sits down Head Golf Professional Allan Ramorini to talk about the secret that is golf in Gold Country, details of the course, hosting a recent Division 1 NCAA tournament, and the all new Wine Cellar featuring tastings from 14 local wineries.
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488: Martin Chuck, the inventor of the hugely successful Tour Striker returns to showcase his newest products and actually convinces host Fred Greene that there are training aides that can be as valuable as lessons and a lot more cost effective! Martin gives a full description of his hot new "Smart Ball" which assists in avoiding the chicken wing that makes your back arm fly out on the backswing. Martin is actually surpirsed and flattered to find out that it's being used by players on the PGA Tour,. We also discuss his two latest inventions and recap his hugely successful Tour Striker.
Martin's closing tip explains why you slice the ball and how to fix it. This tip is also a video available at http://YouTube.com/GolfSmarterTV
487: The Pascua Yaqui Tribe knew they wanted to work within the topography of the high sonoran desert to honor its natural gifts and wonders when it came to designing a golf course. They hired former PGA Tour player and fellow native american, Notah Begay to design the Sewailo Golf Course at the Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson, AZ. This challenging course measures 7,400 yards from the championship tees, with 5 different tee boxes on each hole to allow for players of all abilities. This week host Fred Greene travels to Tucson to discover what else the state has to offer beyond golf in Scottsdale, and he sits down with Head Golf Professional Spencer Cody to discuss this Troon managed gem.
Spencer's closing tip to help with your putting distance control is also a video available at http://YouTube.com/GolfSmarterTV
Note to Golf Smarter listeners:
For the next few weeks, I'll be on vacation in South America and away from golf. But I didn't want to impact your listening schedule so a new episode has been recorded and prepared for each week through the beginning of June. If all goes according to schedule, I'll be back with you for the episode of June 9. Stay tuned!
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