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The Perfect Number Podcast

Jun 3, 2020

With no big-time golf in over 80 days, how do we navigate the already unpredictable professional landscape when the PGA Tour returns to action in a week. Ben Coley is one of the best in the business, working for Sporting Life. He joins the podcast to talk scuttlebutt of players revving back up - or still apprehensive...


May 13, 2020

Walk a range on the PGA Tour and every player has a launch monitor. Why has it become the most important tool? What data from it means the most? How does somebody like Bryson DeChambeau use it to prepare for the feel he will need on the course? How can we learn from that for at-home, amateur practice? All of...


May 6, 2020

In a continuation of our interview with author Brett Cyrgalis about his just-released book, Golf's Holy War, we dive into some of the big, specific topics that showcase golf's historic battle between nirvana and technology. Tiger Woods, the architecture debate, bifurcation and the mystique of Ben Hogan. All play...


Apr 29, 2020

Golf opens itself up for debate and contradiction more than any other sport. For every purist longing for the 1920's and hickory shafts, there is a grip-it-and-rip-it modern player running to his Trackman to see his latest speed data. The duality of the sport gives it great beauty and great conflict. Brett Cyrgalis set...


Apr 22, 2020

Mark Wilson won five times on the PGA Tour, in a career that spanned over 15 seasons. At just 5' 6", he won in an era where being longer helped. How did he navigate that? As a math major, how did the growth of stats and data shape his view of the game? What does he learn about players now as analyst on golf...