Entrepreneurship: The Nasty Truth They’ll Never Tell You About

And 3 tactics to keep yourself out of the trenches Owning a startup is the most adjective-filled endeavor in the world. It’s more than the rollercoaster ride they tell you about. And in the beginning, it’s a lonely journey laden with some of the lowest of lows before reaching the highest of highs. It’s not … Continue reading Entrepreneurship: The Nasty Truth They’ll Never Tell You About »

How a Pipe Cleaner Saved My Career

It had been nearly a year since I picked up a club, and things were as rusty as they’d ever been. Luckily, handicaps are more difficult to raise than they are to lower. I wasn’t upset. I’d spent the last 8 months at home working in the F&B¬†industry after a less than desirable performance during … Continue reading How a Pipe Cleaner Saved My Career »

“I know things about Tiger that nobody knows.” – Sean Foley

SEAN FOLEY is one of those guys who you figure might brush you off when you introduce yourself. ¬†He’d say something polite¬†like:¬† “Nice to meet you. Hey, thanks for coming.” “Want me to sign?” “I’ve gotta run, but it was cool talking with you.”¬† After all, he was walking with¬†“Rosey” (as Sean affectionately calls him), … Continue reading “I know things about Tiger that nobody knows.” – Sean Foley »

This Is The Stuff Augusta National Cinderella Stories Are Made Of

Sammy Schmitz is just your average, nine-to-five working-class American from Minnesota who happens to be teeing it up at Augusta National with the best players in the world this week. But before he could accept the invitation, he and his family had to find a way to foot the bill. ¬†So,¬†his wife launched a Go … Continue reading This Is The Stuff Augusta National Cinderella Stories Are Made Of »

A #TBT for the Golden Bear’s Birthday: Augusta National with Jack Nicklaus

What does Augusta National look like?¬† Picture the Atlantic Ocean in the eye of a hurricane. ¬†The most peaceful and serene glass-like swells, slowly gobbling new terrain and moving effortlessly from peak to trough. Now freeze it, and paint it every shade of green you could imagine. Sprinkle in some pines, magnolias and azaleas and … Continue reading A #TBT for the Golden Bear’s Birthday: Augusta National with Jack Nicklaus »

On The Putting Green With Some of the Game’s Greats…

Yesterday, we spent the morning with our man, Jerry Haas, his brother Jay (2015 President’s Cup Captain), nephew¬†Bill Haas¬†– PGA Tour Player and 2011 Fed Ex Cup Champion, and¬†Scott Hoch¬†– a distinguished Champions Tour Player & runner up at the 1989 Masters. We were at the beautiful¬†Old Town Club in Winston Salem, where Jerry had … Continue reading On The Putting Green With Some of the Game’s Greats… »

Startup Life: A Tribute to Our Man, Jerry Haas.

The trials, tribulations, shortcomings and frustrations of a startup business (especially one situated in the highly volatile world of golf improvement) are enough to make anyone’s¬†head spin sideways. ¬†Golf instruction is always changing. Systems, viewpoints and teaching methods¬†re-route themselves more times than¬†Charles Barkley’s downswing. ¬†And so, as a small business owner you’re trying it all … Continue reading Startup Life: A Tribute to Our Man, Jerry Haas. »

Augusta National – How To Get a Seat on 18, And How I Met Jack Nicklaus

What does Augusta National look like?¬† Picture the Atlantic Ocean in the eye of a hurricane. ¬†The most peaceful and serene glass-like swells, slowly gobbling new terrain and moving effortlessly from peak to trough. Now freeze it, and paint it every shade of green you could imagine. Sprinkle in some pines, magnolias and azaleas and … Continue reading Augusta National – How To Get a Seat on 18, And How I Met Jack Nicklaus »

Open Letter to a Special Girl, and to the CEO Who Made A Dream Come True

Since I was able, I’ve been told to work hard for everything and expect nothing. That the American Dream is alive, if you go after it and make it happen (Thanks for that, Mom and Dad). It’s carried me further than I could ever tell you, and I’m just getting started. Consult with anyone, I … Continue reading Open Letter to a Special Girl, and to the CEO Who Made A Dream Come True »