Feature Presenters 2019

 

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Jeff Pierce

Jeff Pierce is the Director of Instruction for The Club at Olde Stone, and veteran PGA Tour instructor. Jeff’s instruction has evolved with the shifting world of information and technology to stay current and as accurate as possible. From his education as an engineer, mentorship from legends of instruction, Jeff blends the science and art of instruction to guide golfers of all levels from beginners, to multiple major champions. Current students include: Brooks Koepka, Scott Stallings, Danny Lee, Ollie Schniederjans 
and Harold Varner.

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Dana Dahlquist

Dana has been teaching golf for over 20 years in the long beach area and abroad. He works with countless PGA Tour, Champions Tour and NCAA Players. Dana recently launched his own interactive golf platform 2.0. The website is filled with premium swing content giving instructional access to amateurs around the world.

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Andrew Rice

Andrew Rice is the Director of Instruction at The Club at Savannah Harbor. He has been teaching golf for almost 25 years and uses cutting edge teaching technology to help golfers of all abilities improve. Andrew has authored an instructional book, produced several instructional videos and has shared his approach to teaching with thousands of coaches and professionals around the world. His objective is to always present accurate information that is actionable and readily understood.

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Guest Speakers 2019

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Bhrett McCabe

Dr. Bhrett McCabe is the founder of The MindSide and a practicing Sports & Performance Psychologist who works with numerous athletes from the PGA and LPGA Tours, NFL, NBA, MMA. He also serves as the sports and performance psychologist for the University of Alabama Athletic Department. Dr. McCabe has published several academic journal articles, presented numerous scientific presentations, as well as provided insight and authored numerous articles for trade magazines such as GOLF Magazine, Golf World, Golf Week, and ESPNW, among others.

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Matthew Cooke

Matthew is the Founder of Game Like Training Golf, a golf coach education company providing online courses, educational resources & golf coach services supported by multiple PGA organizations. Over the course of his career Matthew has experienced teaching at every level. Since putting the whole idea of Game Like Training Golf into action, Matthew has spent countless hours conversing with world renowned scientists in Motor Learning, Cognitive Psychology, and Neuroscience. He is the Director of AJ Golf Academy, an author, and Host of the GLT Podcast Show.

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Iain Highfield

Iain is the Co-founder of Game Like Training Golf. GLT takes the science of human performance and learning and makes it practical and digestible for coaches and students. In the short time Game Like Training has been providing the golfing world the most up to date golf education and information it has forged partnerships with some great institutions such as Ping, Foresight and numerous D1 college golf teams. Currently Iain is a Golf Digest online coach, works with elite level high school, college and professional players via GLTs virtual classroom and from The Governors Towne Club based. Highfield is also author of two instructional books.

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PhD Panel

Sasho MacKenzie   Dr. MacKenzie completed a PhD in Biomechanics at the University of Saskatchewan, which focused on 3D forward dynamics simulation of the golf swing. He is a professor at St. Francis Xavier University where his research focuses on golf biomechanics, equipment optimization, and the most advantageous training techniques. He consults for several entities in the golf industry including Ping, Footjoy, and Boditrak, as well as for several top instructors such as Mark Blackburn and Chris Como.

Sasho MacKenzie

Dr. MacKenzie completed a PhD in Biomechanics at the University of Saskatchewan, which focused on 3D forward dynamics simulation of the golf swing. He is a professor at St. Francis Xavier University where his research focuses on golf biomechanics, equipment optimization, and the most advantageous training techniques. He consults for several entities in the golf industry including Ping, Footjoy, and Boditrak, as well as for several top instructors such as Mark Blackburn and Chris Como.

Paul Wood   Paul is the VP Engineering at PING, coordinating a department responsible for club design, product development, innovation, testing, machining and manufacturing engineering. He started with PING in 2005 after completing a PhD studying Solar Flares in the Mathematics Department at St Andrews University. He spent his first few years with PING in the innovation department working on the physics of ball flight, the club-ball impact and many other aspects of golf science. Some of his projects at PING include the nFlight fitting software, iPING, Turbulators and TR face technology.

Paul Wood

Paul is the VP Engineering at PING, coordinating a department responsible for club design, product development, innovation, testing, machining and manufacturing engineering. He started with PING in 2005 after completing a PhD studying Solar Flares in the Mathematics Department at St Andrews University. He spent his first few years with PING in the innovation department working on the physics of ball flight, the club-ball impact and many other aspects of golf science. Some of his projects at PING include the nFlight fitting software, iPING, Turbulators and TR face technology.

Erik Henrikson   Erik currently manages the Innovation and Fitting Science Department at  PING Golf.  He obtained his Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Arizona State University in 2010, where he studied plasma physics and micro-satellite propulsion. Since starting at PING in 2010 as a research engineer, Erik has played a part in the development of various technologies and projects. His primary areas of research include aerodynamics, inertial sensors, friction, club fitting, and motion capture.

Erik Henrikson

Erik currently manages the Innovation and Fitting Science Department at PING Golf. He obtained his Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Arizona State University in 2010, where he studied plasma physics and micro-satellite propulsion. Since starting at PING in 2010 as a research engineer, Erik has played a part in the development of various technologies and projects. His primary areas of research include aerodynamics, inertial sensors, friction, club fitting, and motion capture.

scott lynn   Dr. Lynn completed his BSc/BPHE, MSc and PhD (Biomechanics) degrees and then did a post-doctoral fellowship in Spine Biomechanics in Canada. He is now a professor of Kinesiology (Biomechanics) at California State University, Fullerton where he works closely with many different athletes. He is actively involved in golf biomechanics research as he works as the Research and Education Director for Swing Catalyst investigating the golfer’s connection to the ground.

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Dr. Lynn completed his BSc/BPHE, MSc and PhD (Biomechanics) degrees and then did a post-doctoral fellowship in Spine Biomechanics in Canada. He is now a professor of Kinesiology (Biomechanics) at California State University, Fullerton where he works closely with many different athletes. He is actively involved in golf biomechanics research as he works as the Research and Education Director for Swing Catalyst investigating the golfer’s connection to the ground.