In this podcast Jake chats with Rich Hunt, author of the book “Pro Golf Synopsis”, who through in depth golf statistical analysis, reveals not only the most important shots to work on to improve your game, but also stresses the importance of playing aggressive golf and not planning you game around a mind-set of staying out of trouble. Speith’s iron swings are much better than his driver swings @Richie3Jack http://huntingscratch.com/?p=1254 via @HuntingScratch In This Episode You’ll Learn * Rich’s golfing and statistics background * The 3 goals Richie set himself in analysing his own game * Starting Pro Golf Synopsis in 2011 * Why improvement in driving distance through increased club head speed is essential in lowering your score * The correlation between driving length and the average birdie putt * Long driving doesn’t necessarily mean less accuracy * Golf as more of an offensive game than a defensive game * Laying up should be the second option and the rare occasions it is preferable * Focusing on success rather than avoiding failure and great golf as an audacious endeavour * Why approach shots, from Hybrid to 6 iron, will lower your score more than wedge shots * The importance of practicing short game shots from 10 to 30 yards from the rough and the bunker * Accurate putting from 3 to 15 feet as a measure or putting success * Uphill as opposed to downhill putts * The 15:5 scoring system based on how close your shots are to the hole * How to improve golf tracking systems Weakest part of Day’s game, approach shots from 150-200 yards @Richie3Jack http://huntingscratch.com/?p=1254 via @HuntingScratch Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode 3JACK GOLF BLOG RICH HUNT Thanks for Listening! Thanks for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below! If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post. Also, please leave an honest review for the Hunting Scratch Golf Show on iTunes and Stitcher! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them. And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher to get automatic updates. Huge thanks to Rich for joining us this week. Until next time!