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The Lost Fundamental Author on Tony Manzoni and His Newest Golf Historical Fiction Novel
676 Paul Cervantes is the co-author of the late Tony Manzoni’s book “The Lost Fundamental: One Simple Move, Better Golf Forever”. Paul joins us to announce that the book is once again available! This time you have a choice of either paperback ($9.99) and Kindle ($6.99) versions on Amazon. https://amzn.to/2WMbYA7 Paul will share what his time with Tony and the process of writing the book together. He also has a new historical novel about JJ McDermott, the first American to win the US Open in 1911 and 1912, then disappeared until 1971. It’s only $4.99 on Kindle and is called John J. McDermott & The 1971 US Open. https://amzn.to/2Sddi07 It’s an incredible story that had to be written as fiction but is based on history because there’s so little information about McDermott. We’re partnering with autoslash.com to give away three $100 Amazon Gift Cards to three lucky listeners. Go to GolfSmarter.com/Autoslash to register.
In the Recording Studio Where Golf & Rock’n’Roll Collide with 5 time Grammy Winner Val Garay
675: Val Garay is the Grammy-winning music producer behind hits like, “Bette Davis Eyes” with Kim Carnes and “Handy Man,” with James Taylor. Val’s 100 gold and platinum records, nine Grammy nominations with five Grammy wins is only part of his equation. He's also a golf nut like us. In this conversation with host Fred Greene, Val talks about how he started his passion for the game back in 1981 while laying on a beach in Kona, Hawaii, and his many championships at Riviera Country Club, including the 2016 players championship.He also talks about his playing partners from the music industry like John Baruck (Journey), Kenny G, Huey Lewis and others, as well as being a 5-time player as an amateur in the PGA/ATT Golf Classic. This episode is brought to you by AutoSlash.com the best place to get the lowest prices for car rentals. Once you find the car you want, enter it into their system and they will search the web everyday to help you secure the best rate for the car you want to drive on your next trip. They’re also partnering with us to give away three $100 Amazon Gift Cards to three lucky listeners. Go to GolfSmarter.com/Autoslash to register and learn more about AutoSlash.com
PGA Tour Players Stewart Cink, Zack Johnson, Kenny Perry, and Jordan Spieth on Their Mental Game
674: Cary Valentine returns to share his conversations with PGA Tour players at Hawaii's Sony Open. Not a usual reporter, Cary is a mental game coach for a college golf team and he wants know how faith influences the mental game of some of the best players in the world. Included in these conversations are Zach Johnson, Kenny Perry, Stewart Cink, Jordan Spieth, and Aniban Lahiri. Host Fred Greene’s local course, Peacock Gap in San Rafael, CA is the beta site testing a new food mobile drone that offers on-demand food or beverages service delivered to any player on the course. They don’t expect this will replace the usual beverage cart, but those aren’t always available and this can operate whenever the course has players. Watch the short video here at https://youtu.be/oy0lIszidT4 of interviews and footage of the drone in operation. The audio from all new episodes of Golf Smarter are now available at YouTube.com/GolfSmarterTV. This episode is brought to you by TWG!Get an extra 20% off apparel with the coupon code “golfsmarter” at checkout. See the great selections at TGW.com/golfsmarter. Some exclusions apply. Excludes all Titleist, FootJoy, Under Armour items and select NIKE items. Cannot be combined with other discount offers. Due to manufacturer policies,some other items may also be excluded. Ends 2/5/19 at 11:59 PM CT.
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