Join Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year & Golf Digest ranked instructor, on a journey to understand improvement from some of the most successful people in golf, fitness and business. Learn what it takes to live your best life and enjoy each step along the way.
EPISODE TWENTY ONE: PGA Show Crew 2023
Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, takes you to the dining room table in Orlando, Florida for the PGA Show 2023. Joined by Larry Ward, Tim Conaway, and Chris George, the group discusses subjects from all over the game of golf. Learning environments, what you should be sharing with your coach, and what a good club fitting ACTUALLY is are just a few topics covered. The group also gives you some helpful advice on misconceptions that may be killing your practice and improvement. These nuggets and a whole lot of laughs coming to you from the PGA Show in Orlando!
EPISODE TWENTY: Lori Russo / Leaving Behind the Expectations
Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, spends some time with Lori Russo, President and Minority Owner of Stanton Communications. Over the course of a fun-filled hour, Mark & Lori discuss global travel, business differences between countries, and the constant search for improvement in a world where the calendar is full. Plus a discussion on parenting and the nuances of dealing with the person in front of you...it's the Driving Improvement podcast to finish out 2022! Happy Holidays!
EPISODE NINTEEN: Tempee Warmack / The Other Side is Freedom
Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, is joined by Tempee Warmack, a US Army veteran who has made a name for himself as an accomplished guitarist, recording engineer, and teacher. On this episode, Tempee shares stories from his career in the Army Band, as well as the experiences that helped mold him into the teacher that he is today. He also discusses the real "secret" to getting better at your passion, and why he decided jumping out of an airplane was a good idea. All this and so much more on the Driving Improvement podcast - rockin' holiday edition!
EPISODE EIGHTEEN: MAPGA Junior Summit
Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, takes you inside the 2022 MAPGA Junior Golf Summit. In interviews done from Richmond, VA, he introduces you to some of the brightest instructors in the game today. Listen in to find out about more than just junior golf, as the podcast covers all kinds of subject matter - from putting instruction, to learning with training aids, and of course, junior golf development. It's a great look into the movers and shakers in the game today that are also shaping the youth of tomorrow. Don't miss a great interview episode of the Driving Improvement podcast with Mark Russo!
EPISODE SEVENTEEN: Ask the Pro / Mickelson, Management & Shot Clocks
Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, brings you another solo edition of the podcast, covering the latest topics in golf and answering student questions. Topics range from the current Phil Mickelson situation to course management ideas to possible shot clocks in professional golf. Mark also dives into swing changes and how best to balance the changes while still playing the game.
EPISODE SIXTEEN: MAPGA Super Meeting
Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, brings you a fun filled and crazy evening with a table full of PGA Professionals. Recorded at the MAPGA Super Meeting at Landsdowne Resort, this unrehearsed session features a ton of laughs, some great insight in to what you can work on in your game in 2022, and what it's like to be inside the ropes at a Major Championship. The passion for the game is on display in this episode, so buckle up and enjoy a wild ride!
Mark keeps it real. Great blend of guests. If you want to learn something, let yourself LISTEN.
The Podcast was so entertaining and professional. The knowledge of the Crew is so Legit. So much talent and amazing experience shared