From the PGA of America, Getting to the Green explores the many ways that you can find financial success in the golf industry. From caddies to broadcasters to engineers to pro golfers, we’ll share how we’ve navigated the golf business to get to the green!
Hosted by Mackenzie Mack.
Ludvig Jansson: Director of Broadcast Technology
Ludvig Jansson began his career at Top Tracer—a startup at the time—as a software engineer straight out of college. Over the years, the company and its software has spread worldwide, providing ball tracking technology for your Friday nights at Topgolf and championship broadcasts. In this episode, learn more about the technology and the skills required to work in developing and implementing golf software around the globe.
Hilary Cronheim: Golf museum director
The senior director of the United States Golf Association Golf Museum and Library, Hilary Cronheim is dedicated to telling the history and story of the game. Though she knew as a child that she wanted to dedicate her life to working in archives of important items, she didn't anticipate her subject of expertise being golf. In this episode, hear how this life-long lover of museums built a career in an unexpected and rewarding field.
Anthony Taranto: Golf club artist
Anthony Taranto was a golf club builder at Callaway, building a wedge for a Swedish golfer, when he got the idea to customize the club by using a sandblaster to create the Swedish flag. When his colleagues saw the artistic addition, the encouraged him to keep creating and find new ways to personalize the products. In this episode, hear how Anthony's design skills and innovation led to this new creative career.
Robyn James: Golf inventor and instructor
Years after Robyn James gave a young girl her ball marker to inspire her on the course, she got a friend request on Facebook. In the photo, she saw the marker clipped on the now woman's hat. That story inspired her to begin making ball markers for her friends and golf students, but a solution meant to make the markers smell less like rubber led to an all-new innovation. In this episode, learn the process of creating a successful new golf product.
Ryan Adams: Golf magazine writer
Ryan Adams' journalism career began in college, writing for the student paper. But, before that, every job he'd held had involved golf. In this episode, hear how he combined those two loves to become a writer, reporter and editor for PGA Magazine.Getting to the Green is hosted by Mackenzie Mack, presented by the PGA of America, and is produced by Earfluence.
Keith Cutten: Golf Course Architect
That one bunker that always gets in your way is there for a reason, and Keith Cutten can tell you why. In this episode, learn what it took to create some of your favorite courses and how Keith gets to the green by designing it. Getting to the Green is hosted by Mackenzie Mack, presented by the PGA of America, and is produced by Earfluence.
Michael Collins episode!
Carly asked some really good questions! Working on the golf business and being a female, I can really relate!
Wow, love the podcast and Carly is killing the game!!