Golf is a very simple game that tends to confuse smart people. In 'Off Course' we look to simplify it for you and teach you a thing or two along the way. We'll host conversations with the best players in the world and successful personalities from various industries about why they love golf and what makes them successful in their trade of choice. There will be plenty of golf and plenty of other stuff every week in 'Off Course.'
Phil Kenyon Interview: Coaching Justin Rose and Gary Woodland, perfecting elite putting and avoiding the yips!
On this episode of GOLF’s Off Course with Claude Harmon III, putting guru Phil Kenyon discusses everything that can help improve your stroke. From balancing the art vs. science, to developing the right habits and practice formula, to what separates the best in the game from amateurs, the coach extraordinaire shares his knowledge and advice for anyone trying to get better on the greens.
Billy Harmon Interview: Don't coach the 'genius' out of players, caddying on Tour and playing without fear
It's another family episode of GOLF’s Off Course with Claude Harmon III, as Bill Harmon joins the show. The youngest of the four Harmon brothers shares his view from a lifetime spent in the sport, including: how the best play without fear, why older generations found their own game and then perfected it, and why finding your own confidence is key. Billy also discusses his time caddying on Tour caddy and working with Jay Haas.
Chris Como Interview: Coaching Tiger and Bryson, the pursuit of distance and the creation of his home lab
On this episode of GOLF’s Off Course with Claude Harmon III, PGA Tour Coach Chris Como discusses his career path from driving ranger picker to professional teacher, working with Tiger and Bryson's evolution during his quest for distance. Plus, Como dives into how he transformed his rental house into a home golf lab equipped with force plates and 3D motion capture cameras.
Jamie Dornan Interview: Golf obsession, quick swing fixes, and how he went from Holywood, Northern Ireland to Hollywood, California
On this episode of GOLF’s Off Course with Claude Harmon III, actor Jamie Dornan discusses how he learned the game while growing up in Northern Ireland and is obsessed with it, even watching tournaments at dinner with his wife and YouTube clips to improve his swing. Jamie discusses his career from modeling to acting and how sports but specifically golf, are a common denominator that bring people from all walks of life together.
Justin Parsons Interview: Coaching Harris English and Louis Oosthuizen, plus why Northen Ireland produces great players
On this episode of GOLF’s Off Course with Claude Harmon III, Sea Island instructor Justin Parsons discusses working with his students and their recent success at the U.S. Open and The Travelers Championship. Louis Oosthuizen and Harris English finished 2nd and 3rd at Torrey Pines respectively, while English went on to win at TPC River Highlands. Parsons also shares memories of watching Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry grow up playing, states why the driving range is a dangerous place and whether instruction helps or hurts players.
Mike Wilbon Interview: Finding golf late, Tiger's impact and Michael Jordan
On this episode of GOLF’s Off Course with Claude Harmon III, ESPN's Michael Wilbon discusses how he found golf later in life as a result of Tiger Woods and his impact on the game. Plus, the PTI co-host of 20 years and recent NBA Hall of Fame inductee recounts time he spent on and off the course with Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky, Shaq and other greats.
As a golf fan I’ve always respected Claude’s work from a distance. It’s awesome to get a front row seat to his golf knowledge and more so what he gets out of his guests. Keep it up and look forward to more great episodes.
Great episodes that any golfer will enjoy