The ModGolf Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

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    Inclusive Team Experiences That Connect Young Adult Golfers - Kris Hart / Nextgengolf (007)

    June 20th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 19 secs

    This week's guest is Kris Hart, co-founder and CEO of Nextgengolf. "Focusing on the rest, not the best young golfers", has created a massive target market for Nextgengolf, as 95% of the 220,000 high school golfers have few options for maintaining their love for the game once they go to college. Between their golf event properties NCCGA and City Tour, Nextgengolf is the leading entity for golfers in their 20’s and 30’s in the US.

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    A 'Blue Ocean Strategy' For Golf - Guillaume Béland / The Major Series of Putting (006)

    June 13th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 14 secs
    #growgolf, cirque du soleil, future of golf, golf, golf disruption, golf innovation, guillaume béland, guy laliberté, jack nicklaus, las vegas, lune rouge, major series of putting, modgolf, modgolf podcast, msop, nicklaus design, populous, putting, skills based gaming

    This week's guest is Guillaume Béland, President of Lune Rouge and the new golf tournament event series called . In the business world a "Blue Ocean Strategy" occurs when a company succeeds not by battling competitors, but by systematically creating "blue oceans" of uncontested market space that are ripe for growth. The Major Series of Putting (MSOP) is creating just that in the $70 billion per year golf industry by turning putting greens into blue oceans.

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    Creating A Social Community Around Golf - Peter Kratsios and GolfMatch (005)

    June 5th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 40 secs
    #growgolf, future of golf, golf, golf disruption, golf innovation, golfmatch, lean startup, modgolf, modgolf podcast, peter kratsios, social network

    GolfMatch has been referred to as "The ultimate social network for golfers where, like a dating app, users can find the best matches to play a round of golf with and then share their experiences with groups and friends". On this episode of the ModGolf Podcast, founder and CEO Peter Kratsios talks about his entrepreneurial journey from a "golf nut looking for more like-minded people to play with" to the creation, launch and continued growth of GolfMatch.

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    An Answer to The 35 Billion Dollar Golf Question - Elisa Gaudet and #WomensGolfDay (004)

    May 30th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 25 secs
    #golf, #growgolf, #womensgolfday, @womensgolfday, community building, diversity and inclusion, elisa gaudet, entrepreneurship, golf channel, lpga, modgolf, pga tour, startup, women's golf day

    This week's guest is Elisa Gaudet, the Founder of Women's Golf Day, which is a four hour experience happening globally where women and girls can experience golf for the first time or where current players can play and engage with women interested in golf. It is being hosted at golf courses and retail locations all around the world on the same day this year on June 1, 2021.

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    The Future of Golf is a Dial Not a Switch - Darren Dummit, CEO ofGolfStream (003)

    May 23rd, 2017  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 3 secs
    #growgolf, ar, augmented reality, darren dummit, golf, golf disruption, golf innovation, golfstream, lasers, lean startup, modgolf, modgolfpodcast, msop, virtual reality, vr

    On this episode of the ModGolf Podcast, CEO and co-founder Darren Dummit explains how GolfStream takes the best elements of golf, then inspired a bunch of coders, user experience designers and rocket scientists to create an engaging indoor entertainment platform that appeals to a younger audience.

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    Innovating Golf Like a Lean Startup - Keith Pelley, CEO of The European Tour (002)

    May 15th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  33 mins 27 secs
    #growgolf, europen tour, golf, golf disruption, golf innovation, golfsixes, lean startup, modgolf, modgolfpodcast, rolex series

    Today's guest is Keith Pelley, CEO of the European Tour. In less than two years from taking the helm, Keith has transformed the culture and vision of the European Tour from its traditional role to become an innovative, entrepreneurial-minded "entertainment content company where golf is our platform" that looks to boldly move golf forward.

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    Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone To Create Amazing Experiences - Ron Powers / Topgolf (001)

    May 8th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 24 secs
    golf, golf channel, golf digest, golf innovation, lpga, modgolf, pga, pga tour, ron powers, topgolf, topgolf crush, topgolf media, topgolf swing suites, topgolf tour

    Our guest is Ron Powers, the President of Topgolf Swing Suite. Ron discusses how Topgolf, which started over 15 years ago as a fun way for a couple of brothers to practice their golf game, has emerged as the major force in golf innovation that helps drive the increasing participation numbers in the game.

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    Welcome to The ModGolf Podcast!

    April 26th, 2017  |  2 mins 12 secs
    disruptors, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, future of golf, golf, golf business, golf digest, golf disruptors, golf innovation, golf innovators, golf podcast, innovation, modgolf, pga, pga tour, sport podcast, sports, startup

    Hello world, this is the ModGolf Podcast! Here's our show trailer to give you a taste for how since May 2017 we showcase the entrepreneurs, innovators, influencers and disruptors who are shaping the future of golf. Season 9 is now available along with our 100+ previous engaging episodes!