745: Alan Tait is best known for being the first player to shoot 64 at The Championship Carnoustie Course in Scotland, a record that stood for more than 23 years. In this conversation he shares stories on playing a round and having lunch with Tiger and Ben Crenshaw, how the global pandemic lockdown is affecting Scottish Golf, and his mission to help get kids hooked on golf in a program called ‘Golfphin’.
Our next giveaway is for a Swing Align training aid courtesy of Chris and the kind folks at SwingTrainer.com. Deadline to enter is Sunday, June 21 at Midnight PDT/3a EDT. Enter at GolfSmarter.com/giveaway2020. Listen for details.
In episode 736 we were introduced to SQAIRZ golf shoes. Today it was announced that Sir Nick Faldo has not only said that these shoes are the best golf shoes he’s ever worn, he’s invested in, and became a partner of the company! Take advantage of their Father’s Day promotion for $20 off a new pair with ‘DAD’ at checkout at sqairz.com. Sale ends June 21. After that use ‘golfsmarter’ at checkout for $10 off your purchase.
This week on Golf Smarter Mulligans #61, Lance McWilliams talks about his teaching method called “15 Minute Golf” that focuses less on why the ball’s flight path and more on how to hit the ball consistently.