73 episodes

The Perfect Par, hosted by junior golfer Carter Stroup, is a golf podcast focused on providing serious golfers with valuable and actionable information from the best minds in the game.

The Perfect Par Carter Stroup

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    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

The Perfect Par, hosted by junior golfer Carter Stroup, is a golf podcast focused on providing serious golfers with valuable and actionable information from the best minds in the game.

    Methodist University Commit - Lucas Herring | Season 5 Episode 2

    Methodist University Commit - Lucas Herring | Season 5 Episode 2

    In this episode, I am joined for the third time by Lucas Herring. Lucas recently committed to the best-ranked DIII program in the country, Methodist University. We talk about how he chose this program and what he did to get there.

    • 32 min
    Season 5 Intro

    Season 5 Intro

    Welcome to season five of The Perfect Par podcast! It is incredible to think that I have been doing this podcast for five years. Thank you to everyone who listens.

    This year, I will be focusing more on golfing stories from junior and collegiate players. I hope these stories, balanced with the knowledge-dense episodes from the past years, will help unlock our best golf yet.

    • 54 sec
    Improve Your Practice Rounds with Scott Fawcett | Season 4 Episode 30

    Improve Your Practice Rounds with Scott Fawcett | Season 4 Episode 30

    In this episode, I finish my conversation with Scott Fawcett. We discuss how to optimize your practice rounds and the future of DECADE Golf.

    Scott’s Book Recommendation:

    The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Josh Waitzkin (https://www.amazon.com/Art-Learning-Journey-Optimal-Performance/dp/0743277465)

    About DECADE Golf:

    DECADE Golf has solved golf strategy by combining shot distribution patterns and PGA Tour scoring statistics. When Scott combined those two data sets he created a simple way to optimize target selection. DECADE quickly generates the optimal target that will produce the lowest score based on distance, hazards, and hole location.

    Learn More Here!

    Where to find Scott:

    Website: https://web.birdiefire.com/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/decade_golf/

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/scottfawcett

    • 15 min
    Biomechanics Misconceptions with Sasho MacKenzie | Season 4 Episode 29

    Biomechanics Misconceptions with Sasho MacKenzie | Season 4 Episode 29

    In this episode, I conclude my conversation with biomechanics expert Sasho MacKenzie. We discuss common swing misconceptions and the illusion of consistency.

    Sasho’s Published Studies:

    Read on PubMed: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=MacKenzie+SJ&cauthor_id=22900397

    About The Stack System:

    The Stack System provides dynamic programming directly from golf's leading biomechanist. Speed training secrets previously reserved for Tour players, now available to you.

    Learn More Here!

    Where to find Sasho:

    Website: https://www.thestacksystem.com/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thestacksystem/

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/SashoMacKenzie

    • 11 min
    How Strokes Gained Works with Scott Fawcett | Season 4 Episode 28

    How Strokes Gained Works with Scott Fawcett | Season 4 Episode 28

    In this episode, I continue my conversation with Scott Fawcett, creator of DECADE Golf. We discuss stats and strokes gained including:


    What is strokes gained?


    How should you use it?


    Is it better than traditional stats?



    Scott’s Book Recommendation:

    The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Josh Waitzkin (https://www.amazon.com/Art-Learning-Journey-Optimal-Performance/dp/0743277465)

    About DECADE Golf:

    DECADE Golf has solved golf strategy by combining shot distribution patterns and PGA Tour scoring statistics. When Scott combined those two data sets he created a simple way to optimize target selection. DECADE quickly generates the optimal target that will produce the lowest score based on distance, hazards, and hole location.

    Learn More Here!

    Where to find Scott:

    Website: https://web.birdiefire.com/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/decade_golf/

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/scottfawcett

    • 11 min
    Golf Biomechanics with Sasho MacKenzie | Season 4 Episode 27

    Golf Biomechanics with Sasho MacKenzie | Season 4 Episode 27

    In this episode, I continue my conversation with biomechanics expert Sasho MacKenzie. We discuss ways to optimize your swing for maximum speed including:


    How to increase speed through swing mechanics


    Swing mechanic speed limiters



    Sasho’s Published Studies:

    Read on PubMed: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=MacKenzie+SJ&cauthor_id=22900397

    About The Stack System:

    The Stack System provides dynamic programming directly from golf's leading biomechanist. Speed training secrets previously reserved for Tour players, now available to you.

    Learn More Here!

    Where to find Sasho:

    Website: https://www.thestacksystem.com/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thestacksystem/

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/SashoMacKenzie

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Ron Swaynson ,

The podcast is amazing

I really like to listen to it. I would really recommend it to others.

Asher Katz ,

AKatz0821

Awesome podcast and can’t wait to be a featured guest!

Keith McArthur ,

Keith McArthur

Great to see another aspect of golf from other juniors

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