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The No Gimmes Podcast talks to professional golfers, teaching professionals, and innovators in the golfing world so they can share their story with you. The culture of golf is shifting, and I want this show to be your way of understanding where the game is headed by hearing it from the people who are influencing it the most. 


No Gimmes aims to sit down with people in golf to discuss everything from swing mechanics and love for the game, to pre round rituals to ensure good play on the course.

Mar 28, 2017

Chris Derr sits down with friend, PGA apprentice, and fitness freak Sean Mullen to discuss the balance of nutrition and fitness to improve overall quality of life.


Chris and Sean met in Port St. Lucie during level 1 seminars of the PGA Program and got into it discussing the ketogenic diet. In this podcast, they catch...

Mar 22, 2017

Chris Derr sits down with Chris Smeal, PGA Class A professional, and founder/ director of the Future Champions Golf Academy and Tour based out of San Diego, CA. He has grown the tour into the second largest junior tour in the nation behind only the AJGA.


Derr used to work with Smeal in high school and credits the...

Mar 20, 2017

Chris and Adam discuss the importance of teaching "golf" not "golf swing", working with elite players, and the relationship between processes and outcomes in golf. 


Adam Porzak is the head instructor at Porzak Golf Academy at Bernardo Heights Country Club in San Diego, CA. He works with elite players such as Beau...

Mar 6, 2017

Chris and Anthony discuss the recent trend of golfers treating themselves like athletes, the importance of injury prevention in training, and how to cope with playing a one sided sport. 


Anthony Pitsch is a personal trainer at Perform for Life Gym in San Francisco, CA. As a Division 1 college baseball player,...

Mar 1, 2017

Max Alcorn is a collegiate senior at the University of San Francisco who has been playing golf on the team for 4 years. Max originally hails from San Diego and grew up competing in many high level junior events.


In our discussion we explore the mentality behind how to get better at golf, how to practice effectively,...