Jan 14, 2019
Today’s guest is Mark Immelman who has pioneered the incredibly popular ‘On the Mark’ podcast from the PGA Tour
Mark Immelman is a golf coach and author. He also covers live golf for the PGA TOUR on their live-streaming mobile app, PGA TOUR and stars in golf instruction videos for CBS Sports In addition to his broadcasting career, he's also the Director of Golf at Columbus State University and the author of Scandalously Simple: The Easy Way to Accurate Golf Shots.
Mark is the older brother of 2008 Masters champion Trevor Immelman and son of former South African Sunshine Tour commissioner, Johan Immelman.
In our time together we talk about how the podcast came about and some of the very best guests he has had over the years.
The effect Gary Player had on Mark’s career
How Gary pioneered the concepts of looking after the body and how he has now been proven to be correct in so many ways.
How the mental and spiritual part of the game play such a role in becoming the best player you can possibly be.
How the greats of the game like Player, Palmer, Hogan and Nicklaus all had the ability to understand THEMSELVES
How they found out what they could and couldn’t do
How they took ownership of their own learning process
How understanding the concepts of the game comes before everything
How a good coach should in effect make themselves redundant
Coaching on the PGA Tour
What does and doesn’t work
The mistakes some players make
How coaches can spend too much time with a player
What great players do under pressure to get the job done
What Tiger did when he was at his very best
The use and misuse of technology
Sam Snead and his simple way to change your golf swing
What you need to do with the golf club to produce better shots
Getting good at shot NUMBER THREE
This is absolute GOLD
A simple concept that if you embrace WILL make a huge difference
The best use of analysis data
How you need to know where you are NOW before you aim to go somewhere else
How to find the right coach for YOU as an individual
The vital role communication plays in the learning process
The PLAYER and CADDIE role on the PGA Tour
Lessons from the greats
How GRATITUDE can be a vital skill to develop and the effect it will have not only on your game but your life itself
The power of PERSPECTIVE
The concept of CONVERSION shots
A great session that I am sure you will find a tremendous benefit for you game
Simple and effective
To find out more about Mark go to ITunes and subscribe to the ‘On the Mark’ podcast
To find out about Karl Morris go to www.themindfactor.com
Buy the ‘Lost Art of Putting’ by Karl Morris and Gary Nicol at www.amazon.co.uk