We got to sit down and talk with PGA Head Professional Bob Ford who most would consider “The Ultimate Golf Professional”. Bob is the Head Professional at both Oakmont & Seminole golf clubs, he is in the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame, 1985 & 1997 Merchandiser of the Year, 1987 PGA Golf Professional of the Year and stick on the course. His 3 US Opens, and 10 PGA Championship speak for themselves – we were honored to be able and discuss some topics with him.
We talk with the CEO and Founder of Pukka Headwear – Shawn Rogers. Shawn shares his story and love of entrepreneurship with us- taking us way back to the beginning of how he launched the most successful headwear company in golf.
Shawn has some brilliant insights into running your business, connecting with the customer and making sure you have a solid reliable team.
We talk with business strategist and media genius Julie Chang about the changing face of golf course marketing. This is an awesome discussion about really brining your business up to speed with the digital world and all the new exciting opportunities there are to reach your customers.
We sit down and talk with 2013 PGA Professional of the year Michael Doctor from Skaneateles Country Club in Skaneateles, N.Y. Michael shares some great stories with us about how he got started in the business, what has made him successful and where he believes the business is going.
Michael continues to improve and adjust to the environment around him, and he shares many of his thoughts about growing your own business.
In this episode, we sit down with PGA Professional, Brendon Elliott. Brendon started the Little Linksters Foundation – a junior golf foundation that provides golf instruction and tournaments in a safe and fun atmosphere. Brendon has utilized his networking skills to grow his foundation though such celebrities as Annika Sorenstam and Paula Creamer.
We talk with the world famous, best selling author and business genius Gary Vaynerchuk. Gary started selling wine with his family business “Discount Liquors” – then changed the name to Wine Library and began his web tv series “Wine Library TV”. Gary launched his social branding consulting firm VaynerMedia in 2009 – to help business grow in this new world.
His NY Times best-selling books “Crush It” (click to view on Amazon or iTunes) & “Thank You Economy” (click to view on Amazon or iTunes) have helped millions of people navigate through this ever changing and evolving world of modern business.
Some of the topics we talk with Gary Vaynerchuk about are:
Customer Acquisition & Customer Retention
Branding Locally & Globally
Putting Out Content While Staying Authentic
Embracing The Social Aspects of the Web
Prioritizing Your Time
Paid Social Platforms vs. Free Platforms (Ad-based)
We sit down and talk with PGA Head Professional George Kahrhoff from Castle Pines Country Club. George is the 2012 Merchandiser of the Year for Private Facilites. We talk about many exciting topics such as: