The ModGolf Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

181 episodes of The ModGolf Podcast since the first episode, which aired on April 26th, 2017.

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    Live From The 2024 PGA Show Media Stage! - Part 1

    February 21st, 2024  |  34 mins 57 secs
    david leadbetter, entrepreneurship, flash weather ai, gimmiepro, golf accessories, golf apparel, golf business, golf genius, golf industry, golf pitch challenge, innovation, kevin harrington, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, pga show, reed exhibitions, shark tank, the pga of america

    Host Colin Weston attended The 2024 PGA Show, where he broadcasted live from the Media Stage. Here are the first three of six engaging conversations with a diverse group of entrepreneurs and innovators that he met at the show.

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    SEASON 14 WRAP-UP / SEASON 15 PREVIEW

    January 13th, 2024  |  Season 14  |  24 mins 5 secs
    adam beach, adventure golf & sports, afriyea golf academy, amy bockerstette, bob parsons, brad schweigert, christina kim, claude brousseau, clubface golf, danielle tucker, entrepreneurship, gary guerrero jr, golf business, golf industry, i got this foundation, innovation, isaiah mwesige, kevin corn, lagshot golf, lpga tour, modgolf, modgolf podcast, mygolfspy, paul mceldon, preston phillips, pxg, scott lundmark, scratch golf academy, sport tech

    If you didn’t get the chance to listen to all of our twelve Season 14 episodes, this bonus show gives you a recap of the great conversations I had with some of the golf industry's top influencers, innovators and entrepreneurs. Hopefully this will inspire you to listen to a couple of the episodes listed below. Enjoy!

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    Applying a Tech Startup Mindset To Innovate Golf Club Design - Brad Schweigert, PXG Chief Product Officer

    December 29th, 2023  |  Season 14  |  37 mins 32 secs
    bob parsons, brad schweigert, entrepreneurship, golf, golf clubs, golf equipment, innovation, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, pxg

    I met with Bob Parsons and immediately knew what I was going to do. I would regret saying no, knowing that I passed up on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It was a huge decision and lots of people thought that I was crazy to leave Ping but I felt that I had to give it a go. - Brad Schweigert, Chief Product Officer at PXG joins Colin for a masterclass in product innovation and entrepreneurship.

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    Working Through Trauma to Emerge More Resilient, Grateful and Happy - Christina Kim, LPGA Tour Pro

    December 14th, 2023  |  Season 14  |  44 mins 49 secs
    christina kim, entrepreneurship, golf, innovation, lpga, mental health awareness, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, social impact, suicide prevention

    On the LPGA Tour Christina Kim is known for her bubbly, fun, positive personality. After more than a decade of professional golf that veneer cracked, leaving Christina exhausted, empty and depressed. On this compelling episode Christina and host Colin Weston share stories of trauma, rejuvenation and a newfound joy for both life and golf.

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    What Is Your Superpower? - Amy Bockerstette, I GOT THIS Foundation Ambassador and Down syndrome Golfer Advocate

    November 29th, 2023  |  Season 14  |  33 mins 1 sec
    accessible golf, amy bockerstette, down syndrome, entrepreneurship, golf charity, i got this, innovation, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, neurodiversity, social impact

    "I have Down syndrome and I am rocking my extra chromosome!" - Amy Bockerstette and her dad Joe join host Colin Weston for a heartfelt, fun and inspirational conversation about how golf has positively impacted their family and the community they have helped create.

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    Boldly Creating "The Consumer Reports For The Golf Industry" - MyGolfSpy Founder Adam Beach

    November 14th, 2023  |  Season 14  |  39 mins 4 secs
    adam beach, entrepreneurship, golf business, golf club reviews, golf equipment reviews, golf industry, innovation, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, mygolfspy

    "The golf consumer saw that someone was fighting for them, which is exactly why MyGolfSpy became successful. We put the consumer first and the companies last. I don't care about the corporations, I care about the golfer and how they spend their hard-earned money. MyGolfSpy Founder Adam Beach joins us to share his motivation for creating "The World's Most Extensive Golf Equipment Reviews".

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    "It's All About The Putt!" - Scott Lundmark, President of Adventure Golf & Sports

    October 30th, 2023  |  Season 14  |  38 mins 55 secs
    adventure golf & sports, arne lindmark, entrepreneurship, golf business, golf entertainment, golf entrepreneur, golf industry, innovation, mini golf, mini putt, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, putt putt, scott lindmark

    Whether you call it Miniature Golf, Minigolf, Putt-Putt or Crazy Golf, chances are you've played at least once in your life. Scott Lundmark, President of Adventure Golf & Sports joins us to share stories from their company's 30+ year history of designing, building and operating fun putting courses that are enjoyed by millions of people.

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    Embracing a "Give First" Mindset to Successfully Start and Scale Business Ventures - Gary Guerrero Jr., Founder and CEO of Lag Shot Golf and Scratch Golf Academy

    October 16th, 2023  |  Season 14  |  44 mins 55 secs
    adam bazalgette, click funnels, entrepreneurship, gary guerrero jr, golf business, golf entrepreneur, golf industry, innovation, lag shot golf, lagshot, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, scratch golf academy

    Gary Guerrero Jr. has built several successful golf businesses on the foundation of his marketing acumen. His simple and effective formula? Put all your energy into a product until it scales beyond your imagination. Then leverage those learnings and that audience to create the next venture. Host Colin Weston sits down with the Founder of Lag Shot Golf and Scratch Golf Academy to learn about his personal journey and "Give First" entrepreneurial mindset.

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    Celebrating Over 25 Years in Golf Radio - Danielle Tucker, Creator and Host of The Golf Club Radio Show

    October 2nd, 2023  |  Season 14  |  41 mins 35 secs
    danielle tucker, entrepreneurship, golf business, golf industry, golf radio, hawaii, innovation, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, volunteerism, women in golf

    Danielle Tucker was a golf podcaster before podcasting was even a thing. For over a quarter century every Saturday from her studio in Honolulu, Danielle's radio show has showcased golf industry innovators in her island back yard and from around the world. Host Colin Weston speaks with one of the golf media's original storytellers who is still going strong.

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    The Healing Power of Golf For Kids - Kevin Corn, PGA Golf Professional

    September 14th, 2023  |  Season 14  |  27 mins 18 secs
    entrepreneurship, golf business, golf for kids, golf industry, golf instruction, innovation, kevin corn, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, paediatric hospital, ranken jordan, volunteerism

    "All the children at Ranken Jordan are medically complex. We have kids in hospital beds and wheelchairs and walkers. They are on ventilators, they've got feeding tubes and regardless of what they're facing they hit golf balls. It's a very powerful afternoon and no better way to spend a day than helping them get better through golf."
    PGA Teaching Pro Kevin Corn joins us to share the impactful program he spearheads at The Ranken Jordan Pediatric Hospital in St. Louis.

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    The Rise of Golf in Uganda - Isaiah Mwesige, CEO of AFRIYEA Golf Academy

    August 31st, 2023  |  Season 14  |  29 mins 6 secs
    afriyea golf academy, east africa golf, entrepreneurship, future of golf, golf business, golf industry, golf instruction, innovation, isaiah mwesige, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, uganda golf

    "There are few young people who are playing the game, however The AFRIYEA Golf Academy has been able to change the status quo and create a difference. We believe in taking the game to where people are rather than bringing people to where golf is." Isaiah Mwesige joins us to share the growth of golf in Uganda.

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    You Are The CEO of Your Life - Claude Brousseau, Director of Player Development at Wailea Golf Academy

    August 11th, 2023  |  Season 14  |  44 mins 31 secs
    claude brousseau, entrepreneurship, future of golf, golf business, golf industry, golf instruction, innovation, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, wailea golf academy

    "I grew up in a small little town, 500 people in the middle of nowhere. What matters the most is not where you start, it's where you go and how much you enjoy the process of realizing wow, life is good." Claude Brousseau, Director of Player Development at The Wailea Golf Academy joins host Colin Weston for an inspirational 40 minutes of conversation.

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    Creating an Engaging Space For Like-minded Golfers - Paul McEldon, CEO at ClubFace-Golf

    August 4th, 2023  |  Season 14  |  39 mins 45 secs
    clubface golf, entrepreneurship, fan experience, future of golf, golf business, golf industry, golf social platform, innovation, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, online golf community, paul mceldon

    "What dawned on me was that if this whole golf community of diverse yet like-minded people could come in a place that was safe and relevant, would there be space for them?" So that's when we created the first version of ClubFace-Golf. Paul McEldon - CEO ClubFace-Book joins host Colin Weston to share how his team has created the "Facebook for golfers".

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    The Quest to Amplify Fan Engagement - Preston Phillips, Sport & Entertainment Entrepreneur, Investor & Advisor

    July 28th, 2023  |  Season 14  |  36 mins 2 secs
    blockchain, cerro capital, entrepreneurship, fan experience, future of golf, golf business, golf industry, hype sports innovation, innovation, metaverse, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, nft, nfts, pga of america, preston phillips, sport innovation, sport tech, whiterock

    "In the case of new sports that are coming of age, I enjoy being in the middle of it and really understand how we can connect the dots through our support of sport technology ventures. I love feeling closer to these sports, either by participating in them or just tagging along for the fan ride." Preston Phillips, Venture Partner with Cerro Capital and WhiteRock joins us to share his quest to leverage technology that enhances the fan and player experience.

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    SEASON 13 WRAP-UP / SEASON 14 PREVIEW

    May 16th, 2023  |  Season 13  |  20 mins 18 secs
    entrepreneurship, golf business, golf industry, innovation, modgolf, modgolf podcast, sport tech

    If you didn’t get the chance to listen to all of our twelve Season 13 episodes, this bonus show gives you a recap of the great conversations I had with some of the golf industry's top influencers, innovators and entrepreneurs. Hopefully this will inspire you to listen to a couple of the episodes listed below. Enjoy!

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    Find Clarity Through Action - Steve Madden, Co-Founder of Swingtweaks

    April 24th, 2023  |  Season 13  |  36 mins 51 secs
    entrepreneurship, future of golf, golf business, golf canada, golf improvement, golf industry, innovation, modgolf, modgolf podcast, modgolfpodcast, pga of america, sport tech, swing tweaks, the pga show, usga

    "After playing for the first time five years ago, I grinded away at the range over 60 times that winter in stall 107 just hitting balls till my hands bled. I was addicted. I made a decision a few years ago that I wanted to create a lifestyle, or a job where I could golf and do my own thing tech-wise." Swingtweaks Co-Founder Steve Madden joins us to share entrepreneurial lessons learned in the golf industry.