14 episodes

The Goforth and Golf podcast provides you helpful and fun information about the game of golf as well as instructional tips on the golf swing and mental strategies from the host Steve Goforth, PGA. You can also listen to interviews from various individuals in the golf business and listen to discussions about the latest happenings on The Tours. Steve also discusses the newest trends in golf equipment and golf apparel and gives other great tips and advice to help you enjoy the game more and play the game better. Subscribe today and enjoy the game of golf from a new and enjoyable perspective!

Goforth & Golf Goforth & Golf

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    • 5.0 • 31 Ratings

The Goforth and Golf podcast provides you helpful and fun information about the game of golf as well as instructional tips on the golf swing and mental strategies from the host Steve Goforth, PGA. You can also listen to interviews from various individuals in the golf business and listen to discussions about the latest happenings on The Tours. Steve also discusses the newest trends in golf equipment and golf apparel and gives other great tips and advice to help you enjoy the game more and play the game better. Subscribe today and enjoy the game of golf from a new and enjoyable perspective!

    12: Which Golf Ball is Best for Your Game, Forged vs. Cast Irons, Interview with Titleist Rep

    12: Which Golf Ball is Best for Your Game, Forged vs. Cast Irons, Interview with Titleist Rep

    In Episode 12, Steve dives into some very interesting topics such as:

    --Which golf ball is best for your golf game?? Steve gives his 5 step process on how to choose the best golf ball to help you lower your scores.

    --Have you ever wondered what the differences were between cast irons and forged irons? How are they made differently and how do they perform differently? Steve will explain both and give you advice on how to choose the best iron type for your game. 

    --The special guest on this episode is Titleist Representative Julian Taylor. Steve and Julian discuss the following topics:


    The changes to Titleist golf balls in 2021
    Their newest drivers, the Tsi2 and Tsi3
    How the Titleist brand compares to other golf companies
    The amazing R&D behind the the development of their products.
    The importance of golf ball fitting
    The strong presence of Titleist on the PGA Tour
    .......and much more!!

    www.goforthgolfinstruction.com

    www.willow-creekgolf.com

    www.pureonmain.com

    www.titleist.com

    Thank you for supporting the podcast. Tell people you know about the podcast who also share our love for the game of golf! 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    11: Explaining Course & Slope Ratings, How to Read Greens, Interview with Laura Maurer

    11: Explaining Course & Slope Ratings, How to Read Greens, Interview with Laura Maurer

    In this episode, Steve discusses the following topics:
    --Have you ever wondered what the course and slope ratings on the scorecard means? Now you get to find out when Steve disusses in an easy to understand explanation. Learn how these numbers affect your current handicap index.

    --Do you struggle to read greens? Do you feel comfortable reading greens but looking for more tips? Either way, you will learn how to read greens better by hearing Steve's tips. This advice could lead you to making more putts!!

    --The guest on this episode is Laura Maurer. Laura is making big waves in the world of golf and helping countless juniors enjoy the game and become better people at the same time! They discuss topics such as:

    How she was introduced the game and how it changed her life
    Becoming a student for First Tee and later becoming a very influential Coach
    Growing Girls Golf through a fantastic clinic sponsored by the LPGA and USGA
    Helping kids with Autism through the game of golf and the Ernie Els Foundation
    Her involvement with Adaptive Golf
    Her recognition by Talk Magazine as one of the 25 Most Beautiful Women in Upstate, SC 
    ......and much more!!

    www.goforthgolfinstruction.com
    www.willow-creekgolf.com
    www.ucagnow.org
    www.firstteeupstate.org
    www.elsforautism.org
    girlsgolf.org
    Email Laura for more information at lmaurer@firstteeupstate.org

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Bonus Episode: 2020 Masters Tournament Preview & Predictions

    Bonus Episode: 2020 Masters Tournament Preview & Predictions

    Listen to my preview of the 2020 Masters tournament and hear my Top 10 list of players I think will perform well during the tournament. 



    www.goforthgolfinstruction.com

    www.masters.com

    • 21 min
    10: Answering Listener Questions, How to Cure The Shanks, The Golf Target Inventor and College Coach Todd Lawton

    10: Answering Listener Questions, How to Cure The Shanks, The Golf Target Inventor and College Coach Todd Lawton

    Steve begins this episode by answering the following listener questions:

    How long should the backswing go?
    How tight should you grip the golf club?
    How should a golfer practice?
    Simple tips that can help you get the ball in the air better with your woods
    Advice on the right make and model in irons for a mid-handicap golfer


    Do you want to get rid of those dreaded shanks forever!!?? Of course you do!! Listen to Steve's tips how to free your swing of this awful mis-hit!

    Todd Lawton, PGA is Steve's guest in this episode. They discuss the following topics:

    How he became a college golf coach
    The current state of his golf program
    Challenges of COVID
    His relationship with his players
    Working for the Wells Fargo Championship
    Tour Player stories
    His fantastic invention, The Golf Target
    The benefits of his invention
    New and exciting products coming soon

    This episode is proudly sponsored by The US AM Tour. Visit their website below:
    www.usamtour.com
    www.goforthgolfinstruction.com
    www.willow-creekgolf.com
    www.thegolftarget.com
    www.upstatespartans.com/sports/

    • 57 min
    09: Interview with PGA Rules Official, Part 5 of the Rules of Golf, Part 2 of the Common Mistakes at the Course

    09: Interview with PGA Rules Official, Part 5 of the Rules of Golf, Part 2 of the Common Mistakes at the Course

    This episode concludes the 5 part series on the Rules of Golf. This series Steve details the Rules and how they pertain to the golf ball and the teeing area.

    -When can you drop using a different golf ball?
    -What's the penalty for playing the wrong ball?
    -Can you borrow a golf ball during your round?
    -When is cleaning the golf ball allowed?
    -How big is the teeing area?
    -Are you allowed to play outside the teeing area?
    -Can you move the tee marker?
    -What do you do if your ball falls off the tee?

    The 2-part series on common mistakes at the golf course is concluded in this episode with the following topics:

    -Leaving clubs behind at the course
    -Stuffing your face before and during the round
    -The importance of club-fitting
    -Aiming at nothing
    -Playing the wrong tees
    -Letting your anger get the best of you
    -Not watching your golf ball
    -Not playing with the correct wedges
    -Swinging too fast

    Dillard Pruitt, PGA Rules Official, joins Steve on this podcast. They discuss the following topics:

    -How much preparation goes into a PGA Tour event
    -The most rewarding part of being a Rules Official
    -The most frustrating part of his job
    -Which PGA Tour player he feels is the most knowledgeable about the Rules
    -A crazy ruling for Tiger
    -Pace of Play issues
    -A rule he would love to modify
    ....and much more!

    www.willow-creekgolf.com
    www.goforthgolfinstruction.com
    www.pgatour.com
    www.usamtour.com

    • 1 hr 9 min
    08: Interview with TopGolf Director of Ops, Common Mistakes at the Golf Course, Rules of Golf Fairway & Rough

    08: Interview with TopGolf Director of Ops, Common Mistakes at the Golf Course, Rules of Golf Fairway & Rough

    In this episode, Steve entertains you with the following topics:
    --Part 4 of the Rules of Golf Series. This episode covers rules that pertain to the fairway and rough
    --Part 1 of a 2 part series covering common mistakes that occur at a golf course.

    -Showing up late for a tee-time
    -Reserving tee-times for the wrong amount of people
    -Incorrect practice on the putting green
    -The pessimistic golfer
    -Respecting golf course dress codes
    -Not playing ready golf
    -Failing to take care of the golf course

    --Interview with Top Golf Director of Operations Raul Amil. Raul discusses the following topics

    -The technology behind TopGolf
    -The many games you can play at your hitting bay
    -Assembling a tremendous staff
    -How many golf balls are hit in a day
    -Hosting outings and events
    -How TopGolf is helping with the growth of golf
    ......and much more!

    www.topgolf.com
    www.goforthgolfinstruction.com
    www.willow-creekgolf.com

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

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31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Hot Dog Rick ,

Goforth and Golf

What a wonderful and interesting series

C.T. McIntyre ,

I love this podcast!

Truly enjoyable! Time went by fast as I learned how knowledgeable Steve is about the game of golf. I recommend this podcast to all level of golfers! I promise, you will enjoy it and your game will improve!

mdka14 ,

Great Title & Greater Pro

I’ve known Steve for 20+ years as we worked together in Greenville at a technology company.
He’s a golf enthusiast and very knowledgeable resource to improve anyone’s golf game.
I’m looking forward to hearing Steve’s latest endeavor with his expansion into digital media with his Goforth & Play Podcast!
Keep up the excellent work!
Ned

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