88 episodes

The ModGolf Podcast talks with golf's top influencers, entrepreneurs, innovators and disruptors about their vision and solutions to re-imagine, transform and grow the game.
The ModGolf Podcast has been ranked #5 on 2018's most comprehensive list of "Top 25 Golf Podcasts" (https://blog.feedspot.com/golf_podcasts/), based on our quality and consistency of posts, industry expert reviews and social media influence/popularity. Please subscribe to The ModGolf Podcast to help us grow and move up the rankings in 2019!

We are also proud to have Golf Genius Software (https://www.golfgenius.com/) British Columbia Golf (http://britishcolumbiagolf.org/) and NextLinks (http://www.nextlinks.com/) as ModGolf Podcast Sponsor Partners! Without their generous support, we wouldn't be able to bring you these engaging golf innovation stories.
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The ModGolf Podcast Colin Weston

    • Golf
    • 5.0, 11 Ratings

The ModGolf Podcast talks with golf's top influencers, entrepreneurs, innovators and disruptors about their vision and solutions to re-imagine, transform and grow the game.
The ModGolf Podcast has been ranked #5 on 2018's most comprehensive list of "Top 25 Golf Podcasts" (https://blog.feedspot.com/golf_podcasts/), based on our quality and consistency of posts, industry expert reviews and social media influence/popularity. Please subscribe to The ModGolf Podcast to help us grow and move up the rankings in 2019!

We are also proud to have Golf Genius Software (https://www.golfgenius.com/) British Columbia Golf (http://britishcolumbiagolf.org/) and NextLinks (http://www.nextlinks.com/) as ModGolf Podcast Sponsor Partners! Without their generous support, we wouldn't be able to bring you these engaging golf innovation stories.
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We'd love to hear from you! Have any ideas or guests you'd like to hear on future episodes? Contact Colin directly here (https://modgolf.fireside.fm/contact) or on Twitter @ModGolfPodcast (https://twitter.com/ModGolfPodcast) to start the conversation.
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    Combining Big Data and Elegant Design to Create Memorable Golf Moments - Sal Syed / Arccos Golf (081)

    Combining Big Data and Elegant Design to Create Memorable Golf Moments - Sal Syed / Arccos Golf (081)

    “The engine behind Arccos technology captures what you are doing on the golf course which leads to making better decisions and results in better performance outcomes”. Sal Syed, Co-Founder and CEO of Arccos Golf returns to the show for his second appearance to join host Colin Weston and share how his company is innovating, iterating and scaling up.





    We've been watching how Arccos has evolved and innovated their product and user experience over the past year and figured it was time to get Sal back on the show for an update. We learned that the power of partnerships and honest customer feedback has propelled Arrcos sensors forward as their product offering has become more robust and refined.


    Sal shares some inspiring letters written by passionate users that demonstrate how Arccos Golf helps create memorable moments that last a lifetime. To learn more about Arccos Golf Smart Sensor products and backstory, check out their website.
    Special Guest: Sal Syed: Co-Founder and CEO, Arccos Golf.

    • 38 min
    Creating Memorable Golf Experiences For Everyone - Ian Peterson, Dialed In Golf Solutions (080)

    Creating Memorable Golf Experiences For Everyone - Ian Peterson, Dialed In Golf Solutions (080)

    "We eventually learned how to simplify our product and experience offering while providing even a higher level of service and customer value." Ian Peterson - Founder and CEO of Dialed In Golf Solutions joins us to share his thoughts on innovating the golf industry.






    Special Guest: Ian Peterson - Entrepreneur/Founder & CEO of Dialed in Golf Solutions.

    • 30 min
    Delivering Great Products That Customers Love - Peter Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO of Phat Scooters (079)

    Delivering Great Products That Customers Love - Peter Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO of Phat Scooters (079)

    On this episode our host Colin Weston chats with Peter Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO of Phat Scooters who shares insights, stories and business philosophy that has guided him along his entrepreneurial journey.





    After college, Peter helped grow the family custom cabinetry business before transitioning into a hybrid world of tech, construction, sustainable product solutions and engineering. All of these experiences led up the founding of Phat Scooters in 2017.


    To learn more about Phat Scooters, check out their website and this YouTube explainer video.



    Special Guest: Peter Johnson - Co-Founder & CEO of Phat Scooters.

    • 32 min
    Amir Raveh - Founder and President, HYPE Sports Innovation (078)

    Amir Raveh - Founder and President, HYPE Sports Innovation (078)

    "I’ve been very fortunate at this point in my life to put together my two passions - one is sports and the other one is innovation." On this episode our host Colin Weston sits down with Amir Raveh, Founder and President of HYPE Sports Innovation joins us to gather his thoughts on innovating the golf industry through the Global Sports Accelerator they have built.


    "The sports world is going through a massive disruption in terms of innovation. There are dedicated accelerators for many sports but I don’t see one yet in golf. We have the platform with hundreds of startups that would be very happy to change that."


    Amir suggests that golf should embrace technology innovations and trends in eSports, blockchain, fan engagement, artificial intelligence, Virtual/Augmented Reality and gamified experiences in order to connect with a younger, more diverse audience.





    HYPE has created the first Global Virtual Accelerator with over 350 startups already registered. Do you have a technology-led sport/golf innovation product or service that is past the early prototype stage and has the potential to scale? Then we encourage you to apply to participate in the HYPE Global Virtual Accelerator!



    Special Guest: Amir Raveh - Founder and President, HYPE Sports Innovation.

    • 37 min
    Creating a Launch Point to Grow Golf Participation - Nick Bednar, VP of Operations with Billy Casper Golf (077)

    Creating a Launch Point to Grow Golf Participation - Nick Bednar, VP of Operations with Billy Casper Golf (077)

    “We’ve always recognized that we are a launch point for people who are picking up the game for the first time. We hold a critical role in growing the game just by the nature of the type of facilities we manage”. “We’ve always recognized that we are a launch point for people who are picking up the game for the first time. We hold a critical role in growing the game just by the nature of the type of facilities we manage”.


    On this episode our host Colin Weston chats with Nick Bednar, VP of Operations with Billy Casper Golf who shares his industry insights in a COVID-19 "New Normal" world.





    In his current position Nick oversees the management and operations of Billy Casper Golf’s portfolio in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia and he also passionately works with The Billy Casper Golf Futures Program.


    The BCG Futures Program is centered around bringing access to golf for kids around the country. The program is aligned with the PGA Jr. League. To learn more about one of the many Futures Programs being introduced across BCG’s 151 courses, click to watch this short explainer video.



    Special Guest: Nick Bednar - VP of Operations at Billy Casper Golf.

    • 41 min
    Teaching Golf To Welcome, Elevate and Empower Diverse Communities - Shayain Gustavsp (076)

    Teaching Golf To Welcome, Elevate and Empower Diverse Communities - Shayain Gustavsp (076)

    Our host Colin Weston sits down for an engaging conversation with Shayain Gustavsp, Founder & CEO of SJG International and LPGA Certified Golf Coach. With over ten years of experience in the sports industry, Shayain specializes in corporate sponsorship, premium hospitality, customer retentions and event planning.





    Shayain is an LPGA Certified Teacher with a passion for creating a safe and welcoming space for all to learn the game of golf. During her time in the corporate world Shayain recognized her ability to play golf and do business on the course was instrumental in fast tracking her career. Her motivation now lies in helping a diverse spectrum of women do the same.


    Shayain also runs her own consultancy, SJG International, which services Fortune 500 companies, professional sports teams and the entertainment industry. It's services include, VIP Events, Premium Sales and Service, Customer Retention and Corporate Partnership.


    Check out and subscribe to Shayain’s YouTube Channel for her fun and informative take on golf, health and business. You can also follow Shayain on Instagram.





    Shayain was introduced to golf by Coach TJ (Teronne Atley), Founder of The Zone Golf Academy. She considers Coach TG to be the mentor and friend who provided the inspiration and guidance that helped her grow into the collaborative and authentic leader that Shayain is today. You can learn more about The Zone Golf Academy here.






    Special Guest: Shayain Gustavsp.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

catgomez ,

Very informative

Great interviews and topics that are covered, that is why golf is so interesting, but this podcast really shows how deep you can get into it. I highly recommend listening to this.

Kris Jonasson ,

Must listen

If you follow golf and are interested in how it is evolving this is a must listen. Enjoy

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Enjoyable + Informative

There's something to be had for all golf lovers here

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