In the 2nd part of our talk with Dan Van Horn, the President and Founder of U.S. Kids Golf, Dan talks about tournament play for kids, the value of a great coach, and the future of the golf industry.
Dan Van Horn just wanted to spend quality time with his son on the golf course. But his frustration with how golf served the junior market led him to find a new approach. His unique background, every facet of it, worked together to help him start a new company - which became a revolution for the game. Anyone who has a kid that wants to play or compete, any club that wants to reinvigorate its junior program, and any coach that wants to make a difference needs to hear his story.
There's no denying that Annika Sorenstam has one of the most decorated and impressive playing careers in the history of the game. But that same drive and pursuit of perfection has led her to excel in business, as a mom, and as an ambassador of the sport. Hear from her as she discusses life inside and outside the ropes and her hopes for future generations of players.
You know what to do, you know how to do it - how come it's not helping your golf scores? Maybe because you can't physically pull it off, only you don't know that. And what's the best way to develop a champion player? Dr. Greg Rose of TPI shares his thoughts on where most golfers are hurting their chances for better scores and longevity in the game, and how young players can position themselves for the best long term success.
Few people have their finger on the pulse of golf better than Mike Johnson, Senior Editor at Golf Digest. Though his area of concentration typically centers around equipment, he shows keen insight and analysis on every facet of golf - from technology to golf courses to how to grow the game. Hear his thoughts on a wide array of topics, including some of the biggest debates in the golf world now, in this edition of Game Changers.
Why do some of the biggest names in sports align themselves with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA)? Because their work matters. And because their work is effective. Parents, Coaches, and Players need to hear their message. Find better ways to support, encourage, and develop young athletes. It could be the most important podcast you ever listen to.
Rees Jones is known to be one of the most influential and insightful golf course architects of all time. But he is also an astute observer of the game and a proud grandfather who wants golf to prosper so that future generations can enjoy this great sport. Hear his thoughts on his career, his legacy, the golf ball and technology, and so many other important topics in this full discussion with one of golf's greatest minds.