Grow the child to grow the game – Kate Tempesta

Onto the second interview in the junior series. This time focusing on the very youngest golfers! Engaging 3-8 year olds through age-appropriate coaching My guest – Kate Tempesta (@PLAYgolfNYC, Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy). Kate is one of the few golf coaches that focus on the youngest golfers, working mainly with 3-8 year olds. It is not […]

Going from 4 to 80 kids in 18 months – Phil Akers

Phil is a Senior PGA Coach and the Director of Junior Golf at the Belfry, a well-known Ryder Cup golf resort, and home to the PGA of GB&I and the PGAs of Europe.

Phil created and developed FUEL Golf (Future Elite Golf) junior programme at Oulton Hall Golf Academy – growing the programme to over 150 juniors.

In 2016, Phil joined The Belfry with a task to develop and grow their junior offering. In 18 months he went from 4 juniors in the academy to over 80 attending sessions every week.

Making a difference to people’s lives through golf with Richard Shaw

This conversation goes deep. I have the pleasure of presenting you my chat with Richard Shaw, founder of Community Golf. Richard grows golf for a living. Quite literally – Community Golf’s mission statement is “Making a difference to people’s lives”, and they happen to use golf to fulfill that goal. They bring golf into the community by organising […]

Participation coaching vs performance coaching with Greg Brodie

My guest for the third episode of the podcast is Greg Brodie (@gregbrodiepga). Greg has a really impressive CV and similarly to Stéphane Bachoz (previous guest) he is a full-stack coach – coaching everyone from complete beginners up to tour professionals. Greg has some unique views on golf and the differences between participation and performance coaching, […]