Future Golf, Founder and CEO Ali Terai interviews inspiring people who are connected to the game of golf. Future Golf is Australia's largest and most engaged golf community, pathway and membership. www.futuregolf.com.au
#9: Marc Leishman - 5-time PGA tour winner
Five-time winner on the PGA Tour, current world #15 & all round legend, Marc Leishman joins Future Golf Founder, Ali Terai for a chat. Chatting all things golf, lawn, Leishman Lager & the amazing work being done at the Begin Again Foundation.
COVID & GolfQ School & Turning ProThe British OpenBegin Again FoundationRory Mcilroy & Tiger Woods
#8: Mike Rolls - Ditching the dead weight
Inspirational double amputee Mike Rolls speaks with Future Golf Founder, Ali Terai. Speaking about the role that golf has played in his life, representing Australia at an elite level, and making the game more accessible.
The role golf played in Mike’s recoveryContracting Meningococcal Septicaemia and the road to recoveryMike’s journey as an elite all-abilities golfer and the World Cup of Golf experienceAccessibility of golf, Future Golf’s role in growing the gameGolf as a mental game. Golf is inclusive by design.Playing with Rickie FowlerNick O’Hern and role as his coach
#7: Brad Sewell - Premiership player and Best & Fairest
Brad Sewell is two-time premiership player and best and fairest winner.
Brad is also a Future Golf members and has become a passionate golfer who took up the game a few years ago.
In this episode Brad discusses his playing career, time at Hawthorn, his golfing journey and his thoughts on leadership.
Brad isn't your average professional athlete, he has completed multiple degrees, sits on a number of boards, is a commentator and a lifelong learner.
#6: Anna Meares - Olympic gold medallist and cycling icon
Olympic Gold medalist, Anna Meares joins Future Golf Founder Ali Terai for a chat. Talking all things sports, gold medals, recoveries and getting into golf. Watch the full interview with Anna Meares below.
Early journey getting into cyclingAthens Olympics - first gold medalRoad to recovery after broken neck and winning silver in BeijingRivalry with Victoria Pendleton - 3 year strategy to win Golf at the London OlympicsThe importance of mindset and visualisationThe influence of coaches, mentors and support teamGetting into GolfSupporting FightMND in memory of coach Gary West - https://fightmnd.org.au/Book Anna Meares Now - https://www.stokehillpress.com/
#5: Karrie Webb - Australia's greatest golfer
Arguably Australia’s greatest ever golfer Karrie Webb sat down for an in depth chat Future Golf Founder, Ali Terai. Speaking about her first win, mental strength vs talent, reliving some of her greatest golfing moments and much more. Watch the full interview with Karrie Webb below.
Early days - getting into golfBorrowing $200 to turn proFirst professional tournament and winThe mindset of a champion - 53 wins and 7 majorsBiggest challenges and lessons learnt2006 Major WinMost impactful lessons learnt from coach Kelvin HellarHall of fame - youngest inductee at the timeMentoring young golfers and scholarship - relationship with Hannah Green and young Australian starsRole with Golf Australia and Vision 2025Where the game is heading and what it needs to surviveIncreasing golf participation for non-traditional golfersThoughts on Future GolfDesign career with PerrettWebb Golf
#4: Jack Wilson - The pro who did it differently and became a cult hero
Future Golf TV with Jack Wilson Golf, hosted by Ali Terai.
- Journey into golf (country Vic to the big smoke)
- First ever trainee to win a tour event - road trip with the crew.
- 3rd place at the 2013 Australian PGA (behind Adam Scott and Ricky Fowler)
- Views on the game and the future of golf.
- Relationship with his Caddy Rizz.
- Playing in Asia, Canada and Europe and the challenges of being a tour player.
- Raising $50,000 for Challenge supporting kids with cancer and Jarrod's Gift.
- Support from Birds of Condor
- Joining the team at Royal Canberra Golf Club