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November 13, 2017 by Joselyn

Breaking Par - Episode 12

Episode 12

On this episode of Breaking Par, our good buddies Paige Spriranac and Brodie Smith are at it again - this time in a segment called The Desert Shootout! It's a one-on-one shootout from mountain tops to dizzy bats with the loser getting pelted inside the driving range picker. But that's not all! It's November and you know what that means for golfers all over the southwest - CART PATH ONLY! The Breaking Par crew gets a peek behind the curtain when it comes to the overseeding process, and there's more to it than you might think. Learn how golf courses transform themselves every October/November and get some tips on how to handle playing cart-path-only golf. Lastly, the Cool Clubs Summit just went down and we learned a little bit about what golf scientists are researching these days along with some funny stories from some of the greatest minds in the game.

Episode 11

The game of golf is growing, and the face of the game is changing too. Breaking Par visits the annual Girls Golf Day at Papago Golf Course with the Director of The LPGA USGA Girls Golf of Phoenix Cori Matheson and special guest Sara Brown. Also, do you know what goes down in a Cool Clubs putter fitting? Learn more about that and how long-time golf apparel brand Antigua gives back to the golf industry at their annual Antigua Invitational. Oh, and of course Ed Gowan shares some stories and unique golf rulings in the latest segment of Ed Talks.

Episode 10

On this episode of Breaking Par the crew crushes perceptions surround golf and water in Arizona. Do you even know how much water the golf industry uses in the state? Also, find out who Cool Clubs really is and what to expect if the President of the United States shows up to your golf tournament.

Episode 9

On this episode of Breaking Par the crew gets out of the Phoenix heat and heads to Arizona's high country to visit Torreon Golf Club. More than just amazing mountain golf, Torreon unveils all the perks of membership while the Breaking Par crew learns you don't have to be a member to get a taste of the good life. Also, get an inside look at the American Century Championship from Lake Tahoe, California where Justin Timberlake, Tony Romo and Paige Spiranac participate in the world's largest celebrity golf tournament. And of course, Ed Gowan from the Arizona Golf Association has some interesting tidbits about some rather random ruling situations inside the latest edition of Ed Talks. 

Episode 8

Paige Spiranac is on the show so what more can be said about this episode?! Check out some behind-the-scenes footage from the making of Bro vs Pro, Brodie Smith's new show on YouTube where Paige and him battle it out at Golf Club of Estrella. Also in this episode you'll hear some stories from the 2017 US Open, learn about the longest running amateur golf tournament in the Western U.S., plus Cool Clubs shows us how to get some more spring in our swing.

Episode 7

Have you ever mountain biked and golfed at the same time? Doubt it. On this episode of Breaking Par, Monet Flores and Jeff “Tex” Harris take on the Sedona Golf Resort like nobody ever has. Also in this episode we debunk some golf myths, Chelsea Pezzola shows us how cryotherapy can improve your golf game, Troon has caddies for everyone, and KBS introduces their new $-Taper golf shaft.

Episode 6

Boyd Summerhays has proven to be a guy who can do it all. From TOUR player to TOUR coach, Boyd shares what it's like to coach the big boys and the juniors - and shares why McDowell Mountain Golf Club is his home. Also in this episode Breaking Par explores everything from wedge technology to course ratings and slope ratings.

Episode 5

Rooftop golf, hickory sticks, Patrick Peterson, and Michelle Wie all collide in this episode of Breaking Par. From Tucson to Scottsdale, Sara Brown to Paige Spiranac, follow the Breaking Par crew as they visit celebrity tournaments, LPGA TOUR stops, and hidden gems along the way.

Episode 4

Did you enjoy the last three episodes of Breaking Par and learning about what's trending in the golf industry?  A wide variety of content was covered that included challenging Blair O'Neal to hit the rock at Troon North, the newest golf technology, interviewing Michael Phelps at the Waste Management Open and so much more!

Episode 3

The Breaking Par crew goes out to visit Arizona's only sand island green, then later visit with one of the 14 original founders of the LPGA, Marilynn Smith. CoolClubs unveils two new putters and the technology behind them, with a tip from the legendary short game guru, Stan Utley. Learn about Get Out Golf! A new app designed to help you fit more golf in to your busy life.

Episode 2

Breaking Par is at it again. TPC Scottsdale hole 16 has never been played like this during the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Watch Ricky Barnes and Cheyenne Woods hit drivers over the grandstands.
Learn more about the Cartbarnguys and Taylormade's new M1 driver. Breaking Par, where we look at the game through a different lens.

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