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Behind the Golf Brand Podcast with Paul Liberatore

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It’s like playing a round of golf with some of the most interesting innovators, entrepreneurs, and listening to the stories behind their success. Hi, I’m Paul Liberatore, and I love talking to entrepreneurs and the stories behind their band. I find it intriguing when people are vulnerable and honest about their struggles and success. I invite you to join me as I explore other people’s stories. We will celebrate, above all, the challenges and setbacks that ultimately lead to some of the biggest names and brands in the game of golf. So come join me on my quest to find the stories Behind the Golf Brand.

It’s like playing a round of golf with some of the most interesting innovators, entrepreneurs, and listening to the stories behind their success. Hi, I’m Paul Liberatore, and I love talking to entrepreneurs and the stories behind their band. I find it intriguing when people are vulnerable and honest about their struggles and success. I invite you to join me as I explore other people’s stories. We will celebrate, above all, the challenges and setbacks that ultimately lead to some of the biggest names and brands in the game of golf. So come join me on my quest to find the stories Behind the Golf Brand.

Location:

United States

Description:

It’s like playing a round of golf with some of the most interesting innovators, entrepreneurs, and listening to the stories behind their success. Hi, I’m Paul Liberatore, and I love talking to entrepreneurs and the stories behind their band. I find it intriguing when people are vulnerable and honest about their struggles and success. I invite you to join me as I explore other people’s stories. We will celebrate, above all, the challenges and setbacks that ultimately lead to some of the biggest names and brands in the game of golf. So come join me on my quest to find the stories Behind the Golf Brand.

Language:

English


Episodes

#76 - Izzo Golf: Jeff Gage & Aaron Frank

5/19/2022
We made it to Episode 76 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friends Jeff Gage & Aaron Frank from IZZO Golf. IZZO focus on just one thing – providing creative solutions to the problems that vex every golfer. From the original IZZO Dual Strap™ to their ultra light carry bags, cart bags, training aids, clubs and the NEW SWAMI 1500 golf GPS – IZZO is dedicated solely to making your golf game better and more enjoyable than ever before. Prior to...

Duration:01:12:30

#75 - Kraken Golf: Marc Cordeira (Founder)

5/10/2022
We made it to Episode 75 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Marc Cordeira, founder of Kraken Golf. In the summer of 2015, Marc Cordeira bought a Grizzly G0704 mill and converted it to a CNC after watching a few YouTube videos. That is where his passion for being a maker began! He decided to combine my new love of machining with an old passion – GOLF. From there he started a brand called NXT18Golf, where he machined custom belt buckles...

Duration:01:09:20

#74 - True Temper Golf Shafts: Keenan Philips (Brand Manager)

5/3/2022
We made it to Episode 74 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Keenan Philips, Brand Manager for True Temper Golf Shafts. The #1 Shaft in Golf, and the most trusted name in golf shafts worldwide. True Tremper is played by more professionals than all other shaft brands combined. True Temper is the brand that brought you Dynamic Gold, Project X, Aerotech, Hzrdus, and Accra Shafts and is a must in any golfer's bag. Support the show

Duration:00:59:13

#73 - Fujikura Golf Shafts: Spencer Reynolds (Brand Manager)

4/25/2022
We made it to Episode 74 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Spencer Reynolds, Brand Manager for Fujikura Golf Shafts. Since their inception in 1995, Fujikura Composites America has been at the forefront of design and development to produce the world’s best golf shafts. Their mission is to bring joy to all golfers by improving their game and maximizing their potential. When looking at Fujikura Driver Shafts, it's clear that they are the...

Duration:00:49:46

#72 - USGolfTv: Nick Anason (YouTuber)

4/15/2022
We made it to Episode 72 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Nick Anson, of USGolfTV . Nick Anson, and the team at USGolfTV is dedicated to helping the amateur golfer lower their scores and improve their games. Coming to you from South Dakota, USGolfTV is geared toward providing the best information available through instructional videos from their resident PGA Teaching Professional, Todd Kolb. Todd's passion for instruction, with over 25...

Duration:00:39:11

#71 - Birdie Ball: John Breaker (Founder)

4/8/2022
We made it to Episode 71 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend John Breake, founder of Birdie Ball. We have all seen the commercial, this is BirdieBall. Not to be confused with the name of the company, the BirdieBalls are limited flight golf balls that simulate curvatures when impacted with golf clubs. BirdieBalls fly approximately 40-60 yards total when struck with drivers and they make fantastic practice tools in larger backyards or on...

Duration:01:04:13

#70 - Cut Golf Balls: Sam Uisprapassorn (Founder)

4/1/2022
We made it to Episode 70 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Sam Uisprapassorn, founder of Cut Golf Balls. Founded in 2016, Cut Golf was born from one man's rising frustration with the ridiculous cost of quality golf balls. Tired of losing one expensive golf ball after another, I decided that there had to be a better way to purchase quality golf balls at a reasonable price. Thus began my pursuit of the best damn golf ball under 20...

Duration:00:55:16

#69 - Whiskers Laces: Kyle Groth (CEO)

3/24/2022
We made it to Episode 69 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Kyle Goth, founder of Whisker Laces. Since the dawn of time, the laces that have held together shoes have been overlooked and boring. Rumor has it, even the caveman cruisers were held together by the classic brown wax laces. Pssh, cavemen, am I right?. Fast forward to a few years back, when their founder Kyle Groth snapped a dress lace when lacing up for the day. Searching for...

Duration:01:06:41

#68 - Next18: Mathew McDonell (Founder)

3/12/2022
We made it to Episode 68 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Mathew McDonell, founder of Next18. At Next 18 their mission is to use the sport of golf as a conduit to provide transformational mental health resources and holistic life resource training to veterans with disabilities and first responders. These week-long golf camps, offered free of charge to veterans with disabilities and first responders. Mental health and holistic training...

Duration:01:00:29

#67 - Lohla Sport: Lisa O'Hurley (Founder & CEO)

3/2/2022
Is Lohla Sport the New Star of Women's Golf Fashion? We thinks so! With incredible growth, and the signing of Annika Sörenstam they are the poised to take over the golf fashion world thanks to their founder and CEO Lisa O'Hurley. Golf. Golf. Golf. After a 10 year career at GOLF CHANNEL, Lisa began the US business of GOLFINO, turning her love for golf fashion into her profession. After 7 years with GOLFINO, Lisa began LOHLA SPORT in June 2020 to continue to bring premium European-designed...

Duration:00:56:38

#66 - Handup Golf Gloves: Troy Stewart (VP of Marketing)

2/22/2022
We made it to Episode 66 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Troy Stewart the Vice President of Marketing for HandUp Gloves. If you are from the Mountain Biking world you would know HANDUP Gloves. Coming straight out of Chattanooga Tennessee they took over the biking world in HANDUP Gloves in 2014. What began as bold, minimalist cycling gloves for mtb riders, cyclocross racers, and downhill riders has become much more. They have expanded...

Duration:01:01:25

#65 - Quantix Golf Balls: Ean Martin (CEO)

2/8/2022
We made it to Episode 65 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Ean Martin, CEO of Quantix Golf Balls. Unlike your typical direct to consumer ball company, Quantix® has a world renowned chief ball scientist behind the creation of our products who works directly for us. With the mind behind the Titleist Tour Balata®, Maxfli HT Tour Balata®, Maxfli DDH®, and the DDH III®. they don’t just take an on “off the shelf” ball and slap our name on it...

Duration:01:00:22

#64 - LYLE & SCOTT: Chris Somerton (Head of Golf)

11/23/2021
We made it to Episode 64 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Chris Somerton, the Head of Golf at LYLE & SCOTT. Founded in 1874, Lyle & Scott has a history steeped in craftsmanship and innovation. Over the past 147 years the company has grown to be an established menswear brand, famous for creating edited, versatile collections with a quality that can be trusted. In the mid-1950’s, it became a disruptive force in golf apparel, changing...

Duration:00:56:41

#63 - LIVE VIEW SPORTS: Shane Yang (CEO)

10/27/2021
We made it to Episode 63 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Shane Yang , the CEO of the LIVE VIEW SPORTS. The idea of practicing your golf swing in front of a mirror is probably almost as old as golf. The self-awareness that comes from seeing yourself and connecting the objective image with a kinetic feeling is invaluable in accelerating and re-enforcing the learning of a new skill. Shane’s children worked for several years using...

Duration:00:56:41

#62 - DIVOT BOARD: Bo Longo (CEO)

10/14/2021
We made it to Episode 62 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Bo Longo , the CEO of the DIVOT BOARD GOLF training aid. The Divot Board is one of the best golf training aids on the market, and provides instant feedback while you are hitting the golf ball. The only step you need to take is to look back down at the board and see how effective your golf swing was. You won’t have to wait for a computer screen to load or to rewind a video to see...

Duration:00:52:09

#61 - LET'S PLAY THRU: Gabe Aluisy (YouTuber)

10/6/2021
We made it to Episode 61 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friends Gabe Aluisy , a fellow YouTuber who shares his story how he went from 0 -24,000 subs in a year and a half on YouTube and his story behind his channel Lets Play Thru. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/golfersauthority)

Duration:00:54:37

#60 - GREENSIDE GOLF: Sam Gleason (CEO)

9/22/2021
We made it to Episode 60 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friends Sam Gleason, the CEO of GREENSIDE GOLF carts. If you haven’t heard of Greenside Golf yet, I’m not surprised! I can tell you it won’t be long until you do though. This up-and-coming company was founded by golfers, for golfers. Even more, they’re a group of golfers that won’t settle for anything less than the very best. That’s reflected in the Golf Money Bag and G Wagon Speed...

Duration:00:46:39

#59 - P2 GRIPS & TRIDENT ALIGN: Enda McLaughlin (Founder and CEO)

9/7/2021
We made it to Episode 59 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friends Enda McLaughlin, the CEO of P2 GRIPS & TRIDENT ALIGN rain gear. Ireland has brought you some of the best golfers, some of the best links courses and now the most innovative putter grip and adjustable ball marker to reach the market! P2 Grips and Trident Align ball marker are based in Co. Wicklow Ireland. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/golfersauthority)

Duration:01:02:19

#58 - GALWAY BAY Rain Gear: Bryan Finnerty (CEO)

9/1/2021
We made it to Episode 58 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friends Bryan Finnerty, the CEO of GALWAY BAY rain gear. When Galway Bay says waterproof, they mean it. All Galway Bay jackets and pants are made from their proprietary fabric, Galway Bay Hydro-Flex 32. This breakthrough material is a three-layer fabric with double durable water repellent coating including Teflon that’s designed to not only keep water from getting in, but to allow...

Duration:00:56:45

#57 - ECCO Golf Shoes: Jesper Thuen (GM North America)

8/23/2021
We made it to Episode 57 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. In this week's episode, I interview my good friends Jesper Thuen the GM for North America of ECCO Golf Shoes. Jesper, a former touring professional, has been with Ecco Golf since 2002. Previously, he held the position of Global Marketing Manager for more than a decade before his move to Singapore in 2016 to oversee the brand’s activities in golf’s emerging markets such as Japan, South Korea and China. As part of his role, Jesper...

Duration:00:36:25