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Category: Sports:Golf

Golf expert Doug Smith and friends take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal.

July 22, 2021

How do you play golf in the summer heat? With Fit Golfer Girl Carolina Romero

#81. Doug and TPI certified golf fitness coach, Carolina Romero (Fit Golfer Girl) discuss the keys to surviving the extreme heat while playing golf, and get technical on the ONE simple thing golfers can do to hit the ball further.

 

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ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

 

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

 

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.

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July 15, 2021

What’s Your Favorite Golf Major Championship?

#80. From The Masters, to The Open, and the ANA Inspiration. Doug and Golf Professional, Tyler Wright, talk about their favorite golf majors, and answer a very emotional question from a listener in this episode of Birdies Not BS.
 

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ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

 

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

 

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.

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July 1, 2021

Can Golf & The Idea of Patriotism Evolve With Modern Culture?

#79. Doug and former NFL wide receiver-now golf YouTuber, Brice Butler try to answer this episode's complex question: Can golf & the idea of patriotism evolve with modern culture?

What do golf & patriotism have in common? Both have a perception issue among modern progressive culture, and both could use a re-brand to help their evolution. But who's up to the challenge? And what are the necessary steps to get there?

 

Find us on our socials @BirdiesNotBS on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter and submit your questions online: at BirdiesNotBS.com 

 

ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

 

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

 

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.

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June 24, 2021

What Does The Future of The Golf Industry Look Like?

#78. Doug and Jamie Taylor discuss the future of the golf industry and where they think it needs to be headed to evolve. Plus they wrap up the episode with some "Birdies? or BS?".

Jamie Taylor, LPGA, is an alumnae of Laurel School in Cleveland, OH. She attended Gannon University in Erie, PA, where she received a full ride to play on the women’s varsity team. As the only African American in her conference; she served as captain her junior and senior year; was president of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC); and received her MBA. A former Event Coordinator for the LPGA Foundation, Jamie is now a full-time consultant for golf companies looking to grow and make an impact beyond the industry.

 

Find us on our socials @BirdiesNotBS on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter and submit your questions online: at BirdiesNotBS.com 

 

ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

 

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

 

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.

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June 17, 2021

What Are The Biggest Golf Fails?

#77. Doug and Golf Professional Tyler Wright, list the biggest golf fails (in their opinion) they've seen over the past 20 years, from camouflage golf balls to bikini golf.

 

Find us on our socials @BirdiesNotBS on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter and submit your questions online: at BirdiesNotBS.com 

 

ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

 

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

 

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.

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June 10, 2021

Does Playing Golf Really Grow Your Business Network?

#76. Doug and former professional golfer-turned beauty business guru Maggie Noel, get into the benefits of building a solid golf network and give you tips on how to grow it beyond the course. 

 

Maggie Noel, is a former professional golfer-turned Beauty and Business Guru. She's a former teaching professional, named one of the Best Young Golf Instructors in the Country by Golf Digest two years in a row (2014-2015, 2016-2017). Currently she's the owner of MPressive Faces®, a premier permanent makeup and training Center in Houston, TX. 

 

Find us on our socials @BirdiesNotBS on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter and submit your questions online: at BirdiesNotBS.com 

 

ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

 

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

 

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.

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June 3, 2021

How Does Golf Evolve Beyond The Patriarchy?

#75. Doug and Bradford Wilson try their best to address the question that will have a significant effect on the future of the game: how does golf evolve beyond the patriarchy? 

 

Bradford Wilson is an award-winning actor/filmmaker and former college golfer who is now making a career as a golf influencer and host. After creating his series Dear Golf, where he unpacks golf’s biggest issue: diversity, with humor and a no BS approach, Bradford co-created a series called Group Golf Therapy with some of golf’s great young minds Drew Westphal and Connor Laubenstein. Bradford’s hilarious golf content can be found on Instagram, TikTok and YouTube @bradfordwilsongolf, and on Twitter @bradfordwgolf. His acting content can be found on Whalesplosion’s YouTube channel. 

 

Find us on our socials @BirdiesNotBS on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter and submit your questions online: at BirdiesNotBS.com 

 

ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

 

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

 

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.

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May 27, 2021

How Do We Make Golf Fun Again?

#74. Doug chats with former NFL wide receiver-now golf YouTuber, Brice Butler about what's making the game of golf more attractive and fun among the new generation of players. 

 

Find us on our socials @BirdiesNotBS on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter and submit your questions online: at BirdiesNotBS.com 

 

ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

 

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

 

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.

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May 19, 2021

New to Golf, How Do I Prepare and What Should I Expect On My First Round?

#73. Doug and Top Golf Director of Instruction, Christian Heavens are back to answer the question many first time golfers have on their minds: how do you prepare for your first time on the golf course? From preparation, to during and after the round, they make sure you're set so you can have the best experience possible. 

Christian Heavens is a professional golfer, golf coach, and Director of Instruction at Top Golf in Chesterfield, Missouri. He's been playing golf since he could walk, and has competed on the Canadian PGA Tour and Advocates Pro Golf Tour. Today he continues sharing his passion for the game through his Golf Tip Tuesdays on social media (@Iamcheavens), and his training aid Tour Line (www.tourlinegolf.shop).

 

Find us on our socials @BirdiesNotBS on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter and submit your questions online: at BirdiesNotBS.com 

 

ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

 

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

 

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.

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May 13, 2021

How Do You Get to Par?

#72. In honor of our 72nd episode Doug and co-homie Maggie Noel drop six keys to get you closer to par.

PLUS we get into the hottest fashion trends hitting the streets and how you can take them to the golf course on our Fairway Fashion segment. 

 

Maggie Noel, is a former professional golfer-turned Beauty and Business Guru. She's a former teaching professional, named one of the Best Young Golf Instructors in the Country by Golf Digest two years in a row (2014-2015, 2016-2017). Currently she's the owner of MPressive Faces®, a premier permanent makeup and training Center in Houston, TX. 

 

Find us on our socials @BirdiesNotBS on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter and submit your questions online: at BirdiesNotBS.com 

 

ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

 

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

 

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.

Read the rest of this entry »