Will2Golf | Alejandra Llaneza
Will2Golf | Michael Whan, LPGA Commissioner
Tags: Dealing with failure, girls golf, Tour player, over-coming barriers, fail forward, LPGA, over achieving
Notes: Watch and listen as Maggie interviews Mike Whan, LPGA Commissioner. Commissioner Whan wants us to get in the game and stay in the game in some capacity. Don’t let barriers stop you as every Tour player can relate to a 12 on the scorecard, having a poor round, struggling as a junior golfer, walking on driving range and not being welcomed. He also shares his insights on what characteristics every Tour player possesses. His charge, “Your job today is to beat yesterday.”
Will2Golf | Juli Inkster
Tags: Tour player, Hall of Fame, Solheim Cup, team golf, life lessons, business, passion, pride, represent others, balancing life
Notes: Listen and learn from LPGA Hall of Fame member and Solheim Cup Captain and Player, Juli Inkster. Maggie picks Juli’s brain on competition, self-motivation, and life lessons. Of all of Juli’s accomplishments, she rates being a winning Solheim Cup captain as the best. She loved how the team not only represented the USA, but they represented each other. Juli believes, “If you are going to do something, do it right!”
Will2Golf | Adam Decker, University of Richmond Men’s Golf Coach
Tags: Academics, college life questions, distance control, trajectory, recruitment
Notes: Join us as we speak with Adam Decker, head men’s golf coach at The University of Richmond. Listen as he tells how one’s academic performance in high school can send either a positive or negative message to college coaches. Coach Decker also provides two tips that can maximize a golfer’s ability: Know your carry distances and learn to control trajectories with not only wedge shots, but all clubs.
Will2Golf | Cindy Ho, UNC Wilmington Women’s Golf Coach
Will2Golf | Matt Ball, VCU Men’s Golf Coach
Tags: Recruiting, life of a student-athlete, parenting, organization, short game
Notes: Listen in as we speak with Matt Ball, head men’s golf coach at Virginia Commonwealth University. Coach Ball shares his perspective of the recruiting process as a coach and parent. He tells us what he learned from other coaches and how coaching his own children opened his eyes to the life of the student-athlete. We also learn the benefits of a solid short game.