Golf Science Lab chat


We're documenting what golf science is and how it’s actually making a difference in the way golf is taught, learned, and practiced.

There is far too much “mythology” involved in golf.
Most of it has no validity based on research or what’s ACTUALLY going on.

We’re talking about all aspects of golf science. So you can learn what’s really going on in an entertaining way and get better results in your game by going to the source.



Social links:

Quick Questions with Mark Pilling (Jan 23rd, 2019)

We sit down with last week's podcast guest Mark Pilling and learn a little bit more about him on this episode of quick questions.


[new study] Why pro golfers DO NOT make it on tour (Jan 19th, 2019)

Learn about the data and insights from a recent study looking at the careers of professional golfers who did not make it on the European Tour. Fascinating insights into how they developed skill and what potentially separated them from reaching their goals.


Speeding up Technical Swing Changes (Jan 10th, 2019)

Learn some of the tactics and techniques that can help you increase the speed of your swing changes with Zach Parker.

Zach is the former director of golf at the Gary Gilchrist and Bishop’s Gate golf academies. Zach is a golf coach, an expert in skill acquisition, and he has years of experience setting up effective training scenarios for golfers of varying abilities.


Quick Questions with Chris Finn (Dec 27th, 2018)

We sit down with last weeks podcast guest Chris Finn to ask him our quick questions.


Does fitness increase club head speed? (new interesting data) (Dec 20th, 2018)

Will your fitness and gains in the gym translate to club head speed? In this podcast we sit down with Par 4 Success, founder Chris Finn to learn about the new data he's collecting and what he's found


What it takes to get to #1 golfer in the world (Dec 13th, 2018)

Listen in on this conversation with Lynn Marriott and Pia Nilsson of Vision54 as we talk about their work with Ariya Jutanugarn.

We cover everything from what you can actually control in golf to techniuqe changes.


Quick Questions w/ Dr Ed Coughlan (Dec 4th, 2018)

Practice and learning expert Dr Ed Coughlan joins us to answer a few quick questions.


Best Practice Routines to Get You TOURNAMENT READY w/ Dr Ed Coughlan (Nov 30th, 2018)

Today we're talking about the best ideas to get you tournament ready with better practice routines, habits, and mindsets with Dr Ed Coughlan. We'll even dive into some actions you need to take during practice rounds to make sure your tournament ready and optimized for your best performance.


[UNEDITED] Why We Need a Revolution in Golf Practice – Roundtable Discussion (Nov 23rd, 2018)

Listen into the full converstation from our latest podcast with Peter Arnott, Ed Coughlan, and Olly Logan


Why We Need a Revolution in Golf Practice - Roundtable Discussion (Nov 16th, 2018)

We’re going to cover a lot of the myths and misconceptions about golf practice in this roundtable episode with Peter Arnott, Ed Coughlan, and Olly Logan.

Gravity Fit


Quick Questions w/ Clay Ballard (Nov 13th, 2018)

Last week's podcast guest Clay Ballard of Top Speed Golf joins us for a few quick questions so we can get to know him a little better.


Solid concepts to test if you want MORE Distance w/ Clay Ballard (Nov 8th, 2018)

Today we’re talking through one golf instructors concepts to explore if you want to increase distance and gain club head speed. Clay Ballard of Top Speed Golf joins us on the show to discuss this topic of gaining distance.


Zack Sucher talks through how he made it on the PGA tour (Oct 26th, 2018)

Join in on this conversation with Zack Sucher (PGA tour player) his coach Tony Ruggiero, Mark Wood, and others as we talk about his journey to the tour and now his journey back after surgery and extended time away from the game.


What does it take to go from the to the PGA tour w/ Michael Johnson (Oct 18th, 2018)

What does it take to make it to the WEB.COM tour? And then how do you get from the WEB.COM to the PGA tour? We sit down and talk about the journey to better with current WEB.COM player Michael Johnson, and his coach Tony Ruggiero, along with Wayne Flint and Mark Wood.


Quick Questions with Dr Mark Guadagnoli (Oct 9th, 2018)

After his awesome episode on learning and growth we sit down with Dr Mark Guadagnoli to learn a little more about him.


The real reason GETTING BETTER is so difficult w/ Dr Mark Guadagnoli (Oct 5th, 2018)

The real reason GETTING BETTER is so difficult w/ Dr Mark Guadagnoli by Golf Science Lab


Quick Questions w/ Dr Greg Cartin (Sep 25th, 2018)

Last week we had on Dr Greg Cartin to talk about myths of the mental game. Listen to that here


5 Golf Mental Game Cliches to FORGET w/ Dr Greg Cartin (Sep 21st, 2018)

There are a lot of mental game cliches we repeat without much reflection or evaluation.  Today we're tackling a few of those with Dr Greg Cartin and giving you 3 keys to take with you to the course.


Why you might want to change your PUTTER SHAFT w/ Barney Adams (Sep 14th, 2018)

We sit down with Barney Adams to talk about the new putter shaft from Breakthrough Golf Technology.


Quick Questions w/ David Orr (Sep 11th, 2018)

We sit down with David Orr and ask him our set of quick questions.