In this week’s episode, I’m joined by my friend and golf swing coach, Adam Kolloff. Adam is an award-winning golf coach that has an amazing blend of coaching styles that combine his experience with video analysis and Trackman data.
We have a great conversation about the golf swing, including a discussion about common faults and physical limitations. But, there are so many valuable lessons packed into this episode including conversations about coaching, skill acquisition, and collaboration between professions.
Adam is the owner and Director of Instruction at Pure Drive Golf with over 12 years experience as a golf instructor. Adam started his teaching career being mentored by Hall of Fame golf instructor, Jim McLean, and has worked with Jim for over 7 years. Prior to starting Pure Drive Golf, Adam was Director of Instruction at Liberty National Golf Course, site of the 2017 Presidents Cup. Adam is ranked as a Golf Digest Best Young Teacher in America and a Best Teacher in the State of New Jersey. Adam was recently awarded Massachusetts PGA Teacher of the Year in 2019 and New England PGA Teacher of the Year in 2021. .
In 2015, Adam published a popular book that outlines a system for using TrackMan technology to learn the golf swing. Adam’s vision has always been to open a facility where any golfer can practice and learn using the same technology as the pros.
As an accomplished player, Adam has competed at every level including high school, division 1 collegiate, professionally on mini tours, and professionally on local and national PGA section events. With 9 professional victories, Adam enjoys sharing his expertise on tournament golf, playing under pressure, and how to apply mental game and course management strategies to optimize scoring.