Both Sides of the Ball

Rick Smith, celebrated golf instructor and course designer, still hasn't gotten over 2006 U.S. Open at Winged Foot

For three decades, Rick Smith has been one of the most respected golf instructors in the world, with clients that include major champions Phil Mickelson, Lee Janzen, Jack Nicklaus, David Duval, Vijay Singh and Greg Norman. With hosts Bo Van Pelt and Farrell Evans, Smith discusses the current state of teaching, his own ups and downs as a player, and his work with some of the best golfers in the world. On Mickelson, with whom Smith helped to three major wins, he relives the nightmare of the lefty's unraveling at the 72nd hole of the 2006 U.S. Open at Winged Foot and the sleepless nights afterward.

Hit the play button above to listen, and look for more new episodes of "Both Sides of the Ball" coming soon to the Morning Read Podcast Network.


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