Saturday, November 3, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Andrew Workman from Hole-in-One U.S.A


Guest: Andrew Workman
Brand: Hole-in-One U.S.A (www.hiousa.com)

Overview
I've known Andrew Workman for quite some time, and was happy to finally meet him at the 2018 Troon Cup. He was in Naples standing on a tee box trying to witness a hole in one worth $10,000!!! Andrew works for Hole-in-One U.S.A., a company that manages hole in one prizes. They also do a lot of work with other sports and have a great team ensuring their customers stay happy. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf you will learn more about his position, more about the different prizes they give away, his crazy travel schedule and more. This was a fun episode!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Crystal Morse from The Legends Golf Club


Guest: Crystal Morse
Brand: The Legends Golf Club (www.thelegendsgolfclub.com)

Overview
I remember playing The Legends Golf Club in high school. I remember the clubhouse and the staff... Just a world class facility in Franklin, Indiana. A few years later I would have Ted Bishop, general manager, on this show. A few more years go by and I connect with Crystal Morse. We started talking and realized we had a lot in common. I asked her to come on the show, too! On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay you will learn more about Crystal, what she is doing at The Legends, her podcast and so much more. It is all starting to come full circle here.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Randy Weckerly from Links & Libations Magazine


Guest: Randy Weckerly
Brand: Links & Libations Magazine (www.linksandlibations.com)

Overview
I've gotten the chance to know Dr. Shannon Reece working at Tiburón Golf Club. She is passionate and dedicated to her clients helping them play better golf.

Dr. Shannon Reece is the brains behind Training for Optimal Performance. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf we will learn more about her company, what her teachings look like on and off the course, the sort of educational materials she is creating and so much more.

This episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay is presented by Eat Sleep Golf.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Dr. Shannon Reece from Training for Optimal Performance


Guest: Dr. Shannon Reece
Brand: Training for Optimal Performance (www.trainingforoptimalperformance.com)

Overview

I've gotten the chance to know Dr. Shannon Reece working at Tiburón Golf Club. She is passionate and dedicated to her clients helping them play better golf.

Dr. Shannon Reece is the brains behind Training for Optimal Performance. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf we will learn more about her company, what her teachings look like on and off the course, the sort of educational materials she is creating and so much more.

This episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay is presented by Eat Sleep Golf.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Jose Torbay from The Grint



Guest: Jose Torbay
Brand: The Grint (www.thegrint.com)


Overview
I've been using TheGrint for quite some time, and really enjoy the experience. If you're not familiar, TheGrint is an official USGA handicap solution/state tracking social network. I use it to track my scores, fairways, greens and putts. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf, you will meet Jose Torbay. He will answer questions about the development of the app, what they are focused on for current growth strategies and what some of his favorite feature of the app are. This episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay is presented by Eat Sleep Golf.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Evan Schiller from Evan Schiller Photography


Guest: Evan Schiller
Brand: Evan Schiller Photography (www.evanschillerphotography.com)

Overview
When I am on the golf course, I use my phone to take photos of the course. I've snapped a few good photos here and there, but nothing compared to what Evan Schiller has produced. This guy is one of the best golf course photographers in the world and his photos prove it! On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf we will learn more about his craft, some of the courses he photographed and what courses he still hopes to shoot. This episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay is presented by Eat Sleep Golf.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Jeff Brooke from Global Golf Post


Guest: Jeff Brooke
Brand: Global Golf Post (www.globalgolfpost.com

Overview
Jeff Brooke lives in Canada and is a journalist with The Globe and Mail. He is also a senior correspondent for Global Golf Post. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf you will learn more about his career, his time at The Masters, how he likes to write his content and more about his position at Global Golf Post. This episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay is presented by Eat Sleep Golf.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Travis Fulton from Travis Fulton Golf


Guest: Travis Fulton
Brand: Travis Fulton Golf (www.travisfultongolf.com)

Overview
I've been following Travis Fulton on Twitter for years, and was excited when he agreed to come on the show. Travis is currently ranked as a Top 40 instructor under the age of 40 by Golf Digest and is one of the best golf instruction content creators online right now. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf we learn more about his teaching philosophy, more about his golf academy, and more about all of the different facilities he teaches at. This episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay is presented by Eat Sleep Golf. Connect with Travis Fulton: Website: https://www.travisfultongolf.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/travisfulton... Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/travisfulton

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Will Bacas from Canoos


Guest: Will Bacas
Brand: Canoos (www.canoos.com)

Overview
We all wear shoes, and golfers wear golf shoes... But have you ever imagined being able to wear your shoes in the office and on the golf course? That is where Canoos comes in. They offer designer canvas and boat shoes with the golf spikes built in! On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay you will meet Will Bacas. We talk about the shoes, the technology in the shoes, where you can buy them and more. I was so impressed with this company, I ordered some for myself! Who knew a conversation about golf shoes could be so fun?

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Mark Immelman from On The Mark


Guest: Mark Immelman
Brand: On The Mark (www.markimmelman.com)

Overview
Mark Immelman likes to stay busy. Mark is a radio announcer, college golf coach and a podcaster. You will find him inside the ropes at most PGA TOUR events and rubbing shoulders with the best players in the world. He also hosts a great podcast called "On the Mark" where he talks about... You guessed it. Golf! On this episode of the show you will learn more about his career, how he got started in the game of golf, where you can listen to his podcast and more about his brother, PGA TOUR major champion.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Keith Rhebb from Rhebb Golf Design


Guest: Keith Rhebb
Brand: Rhebb Golf Design (www.rhebbgolfdesign.com)


Overview
Keith Rhebb is a golf course builder/shaper and has worked on some of the most iconic golf courses in the country. He spends a lot of his with with Coore & Crenshaw, but also runs RHEBB GOLF DESIGN. Oh, and he gets to travel a lot. He's worked in Australia and Japan and has some more travel coming up. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf you will learn more about his job, what it is like shaping a golf course, and what he has planned for the immediate future. The future is bright for Keith Rhebb.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Graeme Baxter from Baxter Art


Guest: Graeme Baxter
Brand: Baxter Art (www.graemebaxter.com)


Overview
Safe to say Graeme Baxter knows his way around a canvas. Graeme has painted some of the most prestigious golf courses in the world including St Andrews Golf Links, Augusta National Golf Club and Pebble Beach. I met Graeme before visiting the Home of Golf and knew I had to get him on the show!

On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf you will learn more about his style, what he likes about painting golf courses, where you can purchase his work, what else he has painted and more. He also has a big announcement related to the Ryder Cup. This is such a great episode and I truly cherish my friendship with him.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Ryan Maher from Contra Costa Country Club



Guest: Ryan Maher
Brand: Contra Costa Country Club (www.contracostacc.org)

Overview
Ryan Maher is the superintendent at Contra Costa Country Club, a private club managed by Troon. Contra Costa Country Club is part of Troon Privé, Troon's division of private managed clubs.

On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf, you will learn more about his role at Contra Costa, what he and his team are responsible for, and what motivates him to work too early in the morning and to stay too late at night. Needless to say, Ryan knows a thing about growing grass and providing world class playing conditions.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Kyle Matson from Dodge Riverside Golf Club


Guest: Kyle Matson
Brand: Dodge Riverside Golf Club (www.dodgeriversidegolf.com)

Overview
Kyle Matson was my college roommate. Since leaving Marian College Kyle has had a laundry list of jobs in the golf business, and is now the general manager at Dodge Riverside Golf Club. Needless to say, having him on the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf made sense! In this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay you will learn more about what Kyle does as the GM, more about the golf course, the location and what it was like going from an NAIA athlete to a daily fee GM before the age of 35. It was great catching up with an old friend that is truly just getting started.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Mike Billingsley from Golf Life


Guest: Mike Billingsley
Brand: Golf Life (www.golflife.com)


Overview
Can you guess what Golf Life is all about? If you guessed golf, you're right! I've known Michael Billingsley for a long time and he is involved in a lot of things, but his main focus lately is Golf Life. From equipment and course reviews to instruction, if it involves golf, Michael is interested.

On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay you will learn more about Michael, all the projects he's working on and what the future of Golf Life looks like.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Graylyn Loomis from Links Magazine


Guest: Graylyn Loomis
Brand: LINKS Magazine (www.linksmagazine.com)


Overview
I got the chance to meet Graylyn in Naples when he was in town for a FAM trip. We hit it off and spent time together on and off the course talking golf and about his time traveling the world playing golf courses. From the moment I met him, I knew he would be a great guest on this show. Graylyn works for LINKS Magazine, and like most golfers that have had the chance to visit St Andrews, has a special place in his heart for the history of the game.

On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf you will learn more about his job at LINKS, where he likes to travel, some of his favorite courses in Scotland and so much more. This episode if one for the ages!

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Louis Oviedo from NoteCaddie


Guest: Louis Oviedo
Brand: NoteCaddie (www.notecaddie.com)


Overview
On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay you will meet Louis Oviedo, the brains behind NoteCaddie Mobile Golf. NoteCaddie provides GPS yardages, scoring, green mapping, easy to take notes and so much more. The best part is, the app is free!

If you are a golf course operator, I encourage you to reach out and get your course on the app. In this episode of the show you will see why.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Bobby Clampett from Impact Zone Golf


Overview
Bobby Clampett is a former PGA TOUR player and the brains behind Impact Zone Golf, a teaching academy located at Tiburón Golf Club. I see Bobby quite a bit around Naples and have spent time with him on the range. Figured he would be a great guest for the #WednesdayMatchPlay

In this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay you will learn more about his time on TOUR, more about Impact Zone Golf and a little bit about his wines. You will also get a sneak peak inside the ropes at Augusta National Golf Club.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Michael Althoff from keep-golfing.com


Overview
This show marks the 100th episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay and I am honored to have Mr. Althoff join me. I've known Michael for quite some time, have played some unforgettable golf courses with him, and always enjoy his company. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay you will learn more about Michael and all of his travels, the sort of content you can expect to find on keep-golfing.com, his thoughts on the PGA Merchandise Show and his beautiful golf course photography.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Gary Van Sickle from Sports Illustrated


Overview
Gary Van Sickle has been a golf writer for a long time. He has been inside and outside the ropes writing for newspapers, websites, blogs, Morning Read, Sports Illustrated and more. Needless to say, this guy has a lot of stories. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay you will learn more about his time covering golf and how his style has changed over the years. You also hear a funny story about his first business card at SI. You will remember a few weeks ago when Mike Van Sickle, Web.com Tour, was on the show. Yes, that is his son! This is the first time in the history of the show we've had a father/son duo on the show... Let alone in the same season!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Ben Grehan from Golf Advisor


Overview
Ben Grehan just likes to play golf. He also likes to review the golf courses he plays. I met Ben on Twitter, and when I learned what he does for/with Golf Advisor, I just had to learn more. He seemed like the perfect guest for the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf.

On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay you will learn more about some of the courses he's played, what he looks for in a review, and what it is like to fly to Florida, play 36 holes, and be home in time for dinner. This was a great episode and am glad we got the chance to share Ben's story.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Chuck Evans from Chuck Evans Golf


Overview
I've known Chuck for a long time. The guy is a Top 100 Teacher, runs private coaching and golf schools, is an author, and knows his way around Emerald Bay Golf Club. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay you will learn more about his time in Arizona, why he decided to move back to Florida and more about his book "5 Simple Keys."

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Derek Clemmensen from The First Tee


Overview
Derek Clemmensen works for The First Tee of Naples/Collier and is doing a great job growing the game. The First Tee of Naples/Collier spends a lot of time at Tiburón Golf Club and we've become close over the last couple of years. We recently hosted a fundraiser at Tiburón for The First Tee and raised over $11,000! On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay we will learn more about his role with The First Tee, what else they are doing in the area and what the future for this organization looks like.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Scott White from Ben Hogan Golf


Overview
We all know the name, but Ben Hogan Golf is making a comeback as it relates to golf club sales. They hired a new CEO and have a new business model that takes out the middle man. Scott White is now leading the charge at Ben Hogan Golf and I wanted to have him on the show to talk about the business and what the future of this historic brand looks like. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf you will learn more about the current state of the industry, the size of this company, and what their Brand Ambassador program looks like.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Stephanie Gibri from The Cactus Tour


Overview
I met Stephanie Gibri while I was in Bermuda playing in the #WorldPar3. We became quick friends, went spelunking and played through gale force winds. In the end, I knew she had to come on this show! Not only is Stephanie a good golfer, she is dedicated to growing the game. She plays on the Cactus Tour, plays in LPGA Monday qualifiers and has played on the Symetra Tour. On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay, you will learn more about what she is working on, her time in Bermuda and what the future holds for this young athlete. This is going to be fun!

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Alex Giguere from Tour Fit Golf Labs


Overview
Tour Fit Golf Labs is located in Naples, Florida and they have a location on the range at Tiburón Golf Club. I've had the chance to work closely with Alex over the last few years, and they do a great job with their customers on club fitting, club building, grips and more. To prepare for this interview, I spent some time on the range with Alex doing a complete clubfitting and the results were incredible. In this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf we will learn more about the clubfitting process, what goes into a full bag fitting, and what sort of technology Tour Fit Golf Labs is using to properly fit you for your next set of clubs.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Bob Friend from PGA Tour



Overview
Bob Friend is a professional golfer who played on the PGA TOUR and the Nationwide Tour. He has a stories career that started with five top-10 finishes his rookie year on Tour. He has 2 professional wins and is currently playing on the PGA TOUR Champions. In this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf we will learn more about Bob, his time on Tour, what his favorite golf course is, and more about his father. This is going to be fun!

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Trevor Dormer from Coore & Crenshaw


Overview
As a golfer, I often find myself admiring (or cursing) specific elements of a courses design or layout as I fight my way through my round battling against the various hazards and challenges.  But, rarely do I stop to think about the planning, development and shaping of the course, the strategy of bunker placements, green undulations and the overall thought that has gone into the development of the course.  

Trevor Dormer joins us this week, an international shaper with Coore & Crenshaw, and has worked on the construction of golf courses around the world.  On this weeks episode we'll learn more about Trevor's experiences shaping golf courses, what the process looks like, what courses he's been involved in, where he's headed next and so much more.

For more information about Coore & Crenshaw, you can also visit them online at: www.cooreandcrenshaw.com

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Mike Van Sickle - Professional Golfer


Overview
On this show we typically feature golf brands, but every once in a while we get the opportunity chat with Tour players, which is the case with this weeks guest, Mike Van Sickle.  Mike is an amazing golfer who has played on nearly every tour I can name including the Web.com Tour, the Canadian Tour, Latin America as well as the PGA Tour.  

On this weeks episode we'll learn more about Mikes journey to becoming a pro golfer, what his experiences have been like on the various tours, where he'll be teeing it up next, and much more.

For more information about Mike, you can also visit his website: www.mikevansicklegolf.com


Wednesday, March 7, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Bradley Converse from Bradley Putters


Overview
We're thrilled at the opportunity to have Brad Converse on this weeks show to talk about the eye catchy work he's doing with Bradley Putters.  I've you've never heard of Bradley Putters before, you'll be in for a real treat when you see this product.  They have got to be the most unique and stylish looking putters I've ever seen.  

On this weeks episode we'll learn more about the Bradley Putters brand, how it got started, they're explosive growth, how and where they're made and so much more.  Be sure to check out their website at: www.bradleyputters.com


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Braden Hanson from Premier Aerials



Overview
It's no secret that we are obsessed with drones and aerial flyovers. It's our privilege to take you behind the scenes with one of the most experienced drone pilots in the industry. Premier Aerials, is one of our official flyover partners, and their golf course flyover work is second to none. We're thrilled to have Brarden Hanson on this weeks show, to talk more about his past experience from filming with helicopters, and his current projects using top of the line drones.

For more information about Premier Aerials, visit them online at: www.premieraerials.com


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Rob Coleman from Global Golf Post



Overview
The Global Golf Post is on the cutting edge of delivering top shelf digital golf content. From the latest Tour happenings, to golf entertainment and everything in between, the Global Golf Post provides some of the most engaging content of any golf media outlet. The photos are tops, the content is well written, and the stories are timely.

On this weeks episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay, host Ricky Potts, sits down with Rob Coleman. Rob is the Director of Communications and Marketing for Global Golf Post, and has been working on this cutting edge publication for over 5 years. We'll will learn more about Robs position, where they get content, including the photos, and what the future of this digital publication looks like.


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Paul Adams from Fairmont Southampton


Overview
This weeks guest on the #WednesdayMatchPlay is Paul Adams, Director of Golf at Turtle Hill Golf Club, Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda. The timing couldn't be better as they are currently preparing for the Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship. The course looks amazing and has established itself as one of the top rated par 3 courses in the world.

On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay we'll learn more about the Turtle Hill Golf Club, the World Par 3 Championship, the golf scene in Bermuda and much more.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay with Erik Henrikson from PING


Overview
We're thrilled to kick off season 3 of the #WednesdayMatchPlay with a bang! On this episode, host Ricky Potts sits down with Erik Henrikson, Director of Innovation & Testing at PING. PING really needs no introduction, and is an obvious leader in the industry. What a great opportunity for us to gain a 'behind the ropes' look at what PING is working on as well as Eriks various experiences working with the brand.

On this episode of the #WednesdayMatchPlay, we will learn more about Erik's position at PING, what he does on a daily basis, which Tour players are involved with the brand, what PING has in store for 2018, and much more.


Wednesday, January 31, 2018

#WednesdayMatchPlay Season 3 Teaser


Overview
As we prepare for season 3 of the #WednesdayMatchPlay presented by Eat Sleep Golf, I wanted to recap where we've been and where we're headed. We have a lot of great guests lined up for season 3, and I look forward to the show growing each week.

We have a new time for the show and will be introducing some new features starting February 7, 2018. Make sure to subscribe here on YouTube so you never miss a show and to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes/Google Play.
Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to another great season of the show. As always, remember to eat, sleep, golf.