851: If you’ve taken a golf lesson in the last 15 years, your instructor may have used a Trackman launch monitor to gather shot data. But Trackman is a huge investment which can exceed $25,000. When you watch golf on TV, TrackMan data is regularly referred to. But now every golfer is able to purchase a variety of mobile launch monitors at reasonable prices with impressive results. Rapsodo is the clear leader in this space, being name the Best Personal Golf Launch Monitor of 2021 by MyGolfSpy because of its impressive performance against other Mobile Launch Monitors from SkyTrak, Flightscope, and Garmin. The great part of Rapsodo is that it can be used indoors or out, whether you’re hitting into a net or at the driving range. Our guest this week is Rapsodo’s Testing and Research Coordinator, Justin Bryant, who had a successful playing career at Wake Forest, Arnold Palmer’s alma mater. We learn about Justin’s journey from amateur to pro, ending up working for Rapsodo.com
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This week on Golf Smarter Mulligans #167, we finally get to share an episode that has never been released in public before. Robert Trent Jones, Jr is one of the most famous course architects in the world. In June, 2006 host Fred Greene was hired by Troon Golf and flown to NY to interview Jones for a video project about a new course being developed in Puerto Rico. The project stalled, but Fred held onto the interview for five years before making it a Golf Smarter episode. This is the first time this episode has ever been released as it was a Members Only episode when it was originally published in December 2010.
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