New to Golf, How To Prepare and What To Expect On Your First Round

In episode 73, Doug and Top Golf Director of Instruction, Christian Heavens are back to answer the question many first time golfers have on their minds: how do you prepare for your first time on the golf course? From preparation, to during and after the round, they make sure you're set so you can have the best experience possible.

Christian Heavens is a professional golfer, golf coach, and Director of Instruction at Top Golf in Chesterfield, Missouri. He's been playing golf since he could walk, and has competed on the Canadian PGA Tour and Advocates Pro Golf Tour. Today he continues sharing his passion for the game through his Golf Tip Tuesdays on social media (@Iamcheavens), and his training aid Tour Line (

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ABOUT BIRDIES NOT BS: Golf expert Doug Smith and friends, take a modern approach to the golfing experience while answering the most popular questions the new generation of golfers have today, in less time than it takes you to order a take-out meal. Every week during the golf season they answer a new question related to not just the game, but the lifestyle surrounding it.

Even that golf question you have but won’t ask out loud. We sift through all the high-brow BS and give you what you really need to know to live your freshest golf life, from the course to the barbecue.

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just gripping a club for the first time, Birdies Not BS is for you, the new generation of golfer who demands a more approachable and modern game.


Producer, Maribel Quezada Smith

Editor, Julian Rodriguez

Theme music by Ricardo Pujol