The Grandson & The Zen Doctor – Our Introduction of Dr Bob Jones IV to Dr Joseph Parent — #905


905: Dr Joe Parent, author of Zen Golf and another sports psychologist who also happens to be the grandson of legendary golfer Bobby Jones, Dr. Bob Jones IV, didn’t know each other until they were introduced by host Fred Greene. They’ve both been on our podcast multiple times, but are here together to ask each other questions about their business, discuss golf history, golf instruction, and the mental game.
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