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Welcome to the Worldwide Golf Shops Insider Podcast. Worldwide Golf Shops is the parent company of Roger Dunn Golf Shops, Edwin Watts Golf Shops, Vans Golf Shops, The Golf Mart, Golfers' Warehouse, and Uinta Golf. Our goal is to help you play better golf with the right gear. Listen in to hear world renown industry engineers and professionals talk about the technological advances in golf equipment, and get reviews of the essential products for golfers of all skill levels. The Worldwide Golf Shops Insider Podcast addresses the newest and latest in golf technology and equipment, helping to lower your scores through strategy, conditioning and course management.

Worldwide Golf Shops Insider Podcast Tom Brassell

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Welcome to the Worldwide Golf Shops Insider Podcast. Worldwide Golf Shops is the parent company of Roger Dunn Golf Shops, Edwin Watts Golf Shops, Vans Golf Shops, The Golf Mart, Golfers' Warehouse, and Uinta Golf. Our goal is to help you play better golf with the right gear. Listen in to hear world renown industry engineers and professionals talk about the technological advances in golf equipment, and get reviews of the essential products for golfers of all skill levels. The Worldwide Golf Shops Insider Podcast addresses the newest and latest in golf technology and equipment, helping to lower your scores through strategy, conditioning and course management.

    Odyssey Golf – Ai One Putters – Luke Williams

    Odyssey Golf – Ai One Putters – Luke Williams

    Dive Into the Latest Odyssey Putter Innovations on the Worldwide Golf Insider Podcast







    In the most recent episode (#397) of the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast, Tom Brassell, the voice of Worldwide Golf, sits down with Luke Williams, Senior Director of Product and Brand Management for Putters at Callaway Golf. The discussion centers around the groundbreaking advancements in the Odyssey line, especially spotlighting the revolutionary Ai One putters.







    Unveiling the Ai One Putters







    Luke Williams delves deep into the latest Odyssey line, sharing insights about the Ai One putters, which stand at the forefront of golf technology. This new addition to the Odyssey family integrates cutting-edge AI technology, ensuring unparalleled precision and performance. Luke provides an exciting walkthrough of the unique features and the advanced materials used in these putters, explaining how they can transform a golfer's game.







    Tour-Level Insights and Adoption







    A significant part of the conversation highlights the feedback received from the professional tours. Luke notes that the AI One putters have been met with enthusiastic responses from tour professionals, who are adopting these new models more rapidly than any previous line. He shares specific anecdotes and player testimonials that underscore the impact and immediate benefits these putters are bringing to the game at the highest levels.







    The Importance of Custom Fitting







    Towards the end of the podcast, the focus shifts to the critical aspect of custom fitting. Luke emphasizes that to fully benefit from the sophisticated design and technology of the Odyssey putters, especially the Ai One, getting a custom fit is crucial. He explains that a putter that is tailored to a golfer’s specific style and physique can significantly enhance performance and consistency on the greens.







    Get Fitted Today!







    Listeners are encouraged to experience the difference a custom-fitted putter can make by visiting a Worldwide Golf Retail Location. For those who prefer the convenience of online shopping, all the details and options for getting a custom-fitted Odyssey putter are available at www.worldwidegolf.com.







    Don’t miss out on the full episode to hear all the insights directly from the experts. Tune into the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast, episode #397, to learn more about how Odyssey is shaping the future of putting and how you can elevate your game with their latest innovations.

    • 18 min
    TaylorMade Golf – David Abeles – Episode #396

    TaylorMade Golf – David Abeles – Episode #396

    In the latest episode of the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast, host Tom Brassell dives deep into the world of golf with a very special guest, David Abeles, CEO of TaylorMade Golf. Episode #396 not only brings insightful dialogue but also shines a light on the latest innovations in golf equipment.







    The Journey Begins







    David Abeles opens up about his personal journey with golf, sharing how his passion for the game started and the significant changes he has witnessed over the years. His stories not only reflect his love for the game but also underline the dynamic evolution of golf as both a sport and a community.







    Introducing the Qi10 Line







    A major highlight of the conversation is the introduction of TaylorMade's latest breakthrough—the Qi10 line. Abeles elaborates on the intriguing origin of the Qi10 name and the advanced technology behind this new series. This segment is a treasure trove for golf enthusiast’s eager to understand the cutting-edge advancements that TaylorMade brings to the green.







    A Comprehensive Look at TaylorMade’s Newest Offerings







    The discussion extends beyond the Qi10, covering the entire range of new products from TaylorMade. Listeners get an exclusive look at the latest woods, irons, wedges, putters, and the new TaylorMade TP5 and TP5x golf balls. Each product is discussed in detail, providing listeners with a thorough understanding of what makes TaylorMade’s new line a game-changer.







    The Importance of Custom Fitting







    The podcast wraps up with an important message about the benefits of getting custom-fitted for golf clubs. David Abeles emphasizes how tailor-made clubs can significantly enhance a player's game, ensuring that each golf enthusiast gets the most out of their equipment.







    Get Fitted Today!







    Listeners are encouraged to visit a Worldwide Golf Retail Location to get custom-fitted or to explore the options online at www.worldwidegolf.com. This opportunity allows golfers of all levels to optimize their performance with equipment that is customized to their playing style and physical specifics.















    Whether you're a seasoned golfer or new to the game, Episode #396 of the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast is a must-listen. Join Tom Brassell and David Abeles as they explore the past, present, and future of golf, brought to you by the innovations at TaylorMade. Tune in to gain expert insights and perhaps discover what could be your next breakthrough in golf equipment. Don’t forget to visit Worldwide Golf for your custom fitting session to ensure your golf clubs are as unique as your swing. Happy golfing!

    • 29 min
    Callaway Golf – Michael Vrska – Episode #395

    Callaway Golf – Michael Vrska – Episode #395

    In the latest episode of the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast, host Tom Brassell sits down with Michael Vrska, the Director of Custom Fitting and Player Performance at Callaway Golf. Episode #395 takes listeners on a deep dive into the fascinating world of golf equipment fitting and the cutting-edge technology that’s shaping the way players experience the game.







    The Evolution of Custom Fitting







    Michael Vrska opens the discussion by outlining the significant strides made in the custom fitting process over the years. Traditionally viewed as a luxury service, fitting is now considered essential for golfers at all levels who want to maximize their performance. Vrska explains, “Custom fitting has transformed from a niche offering to a mainstream necessity, with technology at the heart of this evolution.”







    A Closer Look at Fitting for Different Clubs







    The conversation gets technical as Vrska breaks down the fitting process for various types of golf clubs:









    Woods: Fitting for woods involves analyzing the player’s swing speed, ball trajectory, and spin rates to optimize distance and accuracy.







    Irons: For irons, the focus shifts to shot shaping, control, and ensuring the right set composition from long irons to more forgiving mid and short irons.







    Wedges: Wedge fitting looks at bounce options, sole grinds, and loft selections to enhance performance around the greens.







    Putters: With putters, personal preference and comfort are as important as technical specifications like loft, lie, and length.







    Golf Balls: Surprisingly, even golf balls are subject to fitting, with choices made based on desired spin rates and flight characteristics.









    Technological Innovations: Old vs. New







    Vrska discusses the stark differences between older golf technologies and the latest advancements. He highlights how new materials, designs, and manufacturing techniques not only improve the performance of the clubs but also help players enjoy a more forgiving and satisfying game. Upgrading your gear, he notes, can lead to noticeable improvements in your game due to these technological enhancements.







    Training for Excellence







    An essential part of the podcast covers the rigorous training that Worldwide Golf employees undergo to fit Callaway gear. This training ensures that staff members are not only knowledgeable about the products but also skilled in using advanced fitting tools and techniques. “Our goal is to ensure that every golfer walks away with equipment that feels like it was built specifically for them,” says Brassell.







    Introducing Callaway Ai Smoke Woods







    Before wrapping up, Brassell and Vrska touch on the exciting launch of the new Callaway Ai Smoke Woods. These clubs are the epitome of innovation, designed using Artificial Intelligence to provide unprecedented levels of performance. Vrska’s enthusiasm is palpable as he discusses the features that set these woods apart from the competition.







    Get Fitted Today







    For those eager to experience the best of what Callaway has to offer, Vrska and Brassell encourage golfers to visit a Worldwide Golf Retail Location. Whether it's to test the new Ai Smoke Woods or to find the perfect fit across all types of golf equipment, personalized fitting services are available to help elevate your game.







    Listeners are invited to check out more details online at www.worldwidegolf.com, where they can also find the nearest retail location and book a fitting appointment.







    In conclusion, Episode #395 of the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast...

    • 24 min
    Titleist Golf – Steve Pelisek – Episode #394

    Titleist Golf – Steve Pelisek – Episode #394

    Welcome to another thrilling episode of the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast! In episode #394, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Steve Pelisek, the President of Golf Clubs at Titleist. Known for his legacy knowledge in the golf industry and deep insights and passion for golf equipment innovation, Steve gave us an exclusive look at Titleist’s newest releases, including the TSR Woods, T Series Irons, SM10 Wedges, Scotty Cameron Putters, and what goes behind every line.







    Discovering the Titleist TSR Woods







    Steve started the conversation by diving into the details of the latest TSR Woods. With a focus on improved aerodynamics and face technology, these woods are designed to enhance speed and provide greater consistency. Steve highlighted how every element has been meticulously engineered to help golfers find more fairways and achieve longer distances.







    The Precision of T Series Irons







    Next up, the T Series Irons. Steve explained that these irons are built for players of every skill level, offering a blend of precision, power, and feel. He walked us through the improvements from previous models, emphasizing the series' ability to deliver improved launch conditions and more forgiving shots, which can be game-changing for many golfers.







    Innovations in SM10 Wedges







    The discussion on the SM10 Wedges was particularly exciting. Steve talked about the new groove design and configurations that provide better control and spin, tailored for various playing conditions. These wedges aim to give golfers an edge in their short game, allowing for more creativity and confidence around the greens.







    The Art of Scotty Cameron Putters







    No conversation about Titleist’s advancements would be complete without mentioning the iconic Scotty Cameron Putters. Steve shared insights into the craftsmanship behind these putters and how they offer superior feel and stability, which can help golfers of all levels improve their putting statistics.







    Importance of Custom Fitting







    One of the key points stressed during our podcast was the importance of getting custom-fitted for your golf clubs, especially with such sophisticated equipment. Steve and Tom Brassell, our host, discussed how custom fitting can significantly impact a golfer’s performance by ensuring that the clubs are tailored to individual swing characteristics and preferences.







    Visit Us!







    To experience the best of what Titleist has to offer, make sure to visit a Worldwide Golf Retail Location. Get expertly fitted for your next set of clubs and elevate your game to the next level. You can also explore our offerings online at Worldwide Golf.







    Wrap-Up







    Steve's passion for golf and commitment to innovation shone through in this engaging episode. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, the latest gear from Titleist, as discussed in our podcast, promises to enhance your play and enjoyment of the game.







    Thank you for tuning in to episode #394 of the Worldwide Golf Insider. Be sure to subscribe for more exclusive interviews and expert insights into the world of golf.







    Catch the full episode on our website or your favorite podcast platform to hear more about how Titleist is shaping the future of golf equipment.















    Whether you're looking to improve your game or just keen on the latest golf tech, this episode is a treasure trove of valuable insights. Thanks for reading, and see you on the green!

    • 6 min
    Mizuno Golf – Chris Voshall – Episode #393

    Mizuno Golf – Chris Voshall – Episode #393

    In episode 393 of the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast, our host Tom Brassell had the opportunity to sit down with Chris Voshall, a seasoned Golf Club Engineer at Mizuno. This episode dives deep into the heart of golf technology, exploring Mizuno's latest advancements in golf equipment. From the innovative ST Woods to the meticulously crafted Mizuno Pro Irons and the groundbreaking T24 Wedges, this episode is a treasure trove of information for golf enthusiasts.







    The Power and Precision of ST Woods







    Chris Voshall began the conversation by shedding light on the new line of ST Woods, encompassing both drivers and fairway woods. These clubs are the culmination of Mizuno's relentless pursuit of perfection, balancing power and precision. The engineering behind these woods promises an enhanced playing experience, offering golfers both distance and control.







    A Closer Look at the Mizuno Pro Irons







    The discussion then shifted towards the new Mizuno Pro Irons - the 241, 243, and 245 models. These irons are a testament to Mizuno's commitment to excellence and craftsmanship. Designed for players of all skill levels, each model offers a unique blend of feel, control, and forgiveness. Chris explained the innovative technologies and materials used in these irons, which cater to various playing styles and preferences.







    Revolutionizing the Game with T24 Wedges







    Chris also introduced the new Mizuno T24 Wedges, highlighting their revolutionary design and performance capabilities. These wedges are designed to offer unmatched spin control and versatility, enhancing the short game for golfers of all abilities. Chris's passion for innovation was evident as he described the detailed process of crafting these wedges.







    The Importance of Custom Fitting







    One of the key takeaways from this episode is the emphasis on custom fitting. Chris and Tom discussed the importance of getting clubs that are tailored to an individual's game. Custom fitting can significantly impact a golfer's performance, and Mizuno's latest line of clubs is no exception. Golfers are encouraged to visit a Worldwide Golf Retail Location to experience the difference a custom fit can make. Alternatively, the latest Mizuno equipment can also be explored online at www.worldwidegolf.com.







    In Conclusion







    Episode 393 of the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in the latest golf technology and equipment. Chris Voshall's insights provide a unique glimpse into the meticulous design and engineering that goes into Mizuno's golf clubs. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner, this episode will deepen your appreciation for the game and its equipment.







    Remember, the right equipment can transform your game, and Mizuno, alongside Worldwide Golf, is at the forefront of this transformation. Don't miss out on the opportunity to elevate your golfing experience with Mizuno's latest offerings!















    Visit www.worldwidegolf.com for more information on Mizuno's latest products and to find a Worldwide Golf Retail Location near you for a custom fitting experience.







    Subscribe to Worldwide Golf Insider for more exciting episodes and insights into the world of golf.







    Stay tuned and keep swinging!

    • 17 min
    Bushnell Golf – John Novosel – Episode #392

    Bushnell Golf – John Novosel – Episode #392

    Bushnell Golf’s Innovations with John Novosel







    In the latest episode of the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast, we had the pleasure of welcoming John Novosel, a product specialist from Bushnell Golf. Host Tom Brassell and John dive into the cutting-edge technology featured in Bushnell's newest offerings, providing avid golfers a glimpse into the future of the sport.







    The Pro X3 Plus: A Game-Changer on the Green







    The highlight of the conversation was the introduction of the new Pro X3 Plus models. These rangefinders are a testament to Bushnell's commitment to innovation. Key features that caught our attention:









    Fully Waterproof: Designed to withstand the elements, ensuring reliability in all weather conditions.







    Air Pressure and Temperature Sensitivity: A groundbreaking addition, enhancing accuracy by considering environmental factors.







    Slope Locking Switch: A critical feature for golfers, especially those playing in tournaments.









    It's no wonder that 99% of PGA players trust Bushnell Rangefinders for their precision and reliability.







    Wingman 2 GPS Speaker: More Than Just Music







    Our conversation then shifted to the latest iteration of the Wingman GPS Speaker, the Wingman 2. This device goes beyond being a mere speaker, bringing a suite of enhancements to the golf course:









    Charging Functionality: Ensuring your devices stay powered throughout the round.







    Improved Battery Life: Longer playtime means more uninterrupted enjoyment on the course.







    Enhanced Remote with a Stronger Magnet: Offers convenience and better usability, allowing golfers to focus more on their game.









    The Bushnell Launch Pro: A Personal Launch Monitor







    An exciting addition to the Bushnell family is the Launch Pro launch monitor. This device promises to transform practice sessions with features tailored for the avid golfer:









    Comprehensive Data Analysis: Offering insights into every aspect of your swing and ball flight.







    User-Friendly Interface: Making it accessible for golfers at all skill levels.







    Portability: Allowing golfers to bring this advanced technology wherever they go.









    Get Your Hands on Bushnell Golf Tech







    Interested in experiencing these innovations firsthand? Worldwide Golf Retail Locations are your go-to destination. Find a store near you or visit us online at www.worldwidegolf.com to explore the latest in golf technology.







    Final Thoughts







    The conversation with John Novosel not only highlighted the technological strides in golf equipment but also reinforced the passion and dedication behind Bushnell's products. As the sport evolves, Bushnell continues to be at the forefront, enhancing the golfing experience for players at all levels.







    Stay tuned for more insights and interviews on the Worldwide Golf Insider podcast, where we bring the latest and greatest from the golfing world right to your ears.

    • 10 min

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5 star content all the way

A must if you are a golfer that wants the inside scoop from a company that's been around forever. Edwin Watts leverages their relationships in the golf biz to get some of the best interviews out there. And Tom is a wonderful host, nice work!

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This is a great podcast and I enjoy listening to every episode. I'm always interested in the latest golf gear and this is a great tool for learning about just that. They also have great interviews with great people from the golf equipment industry and even some golf legends. The giveaways are top-notch. Give it a try...you'll be glad you did.

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