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Korn Ferry Tour digital producer Kevin Prise provides a colorful window into the lives of golf's next wave of stars, visiting with players as they navigate the challenging, yet rewarding path toward the PGA TOUR.

Korn Ferry Tour digital producer Kevin Prise provides a colorful window into the lives of golf's next wave of stars, visiting with players as they navigate the challenging, yet rewarding path toward the PGA TOUR.

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United States

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Korn Ferry Tour digital producer Kevin Prise provides a colorful window into the lives of golf's next wave of stars, visiting with players as they navigate the challenging, yet rewarding path toward the PGA TOUR.

Twitter:

@pgatour

Language:

English


Episodes

Lee Hodges on growing up in small town of Ardmore, Alabama; insightful text from Justin Thomas; unique proposal story and more

9/15/2020
Kevin Prise is joined by University of Alabama alum Lee Hodges to discuss growing up in the small town of Ardmore, Alabama; an insightful text message he received from Justin Thomas on the morning of the final round of the WinCo Foods Portland Open, en route to his first Korn Ferry Tour victory; the unique story of how he proposed to his fiancée, and more.

Duration:00:31:38

Tommie Sheridan on preparing to run virtual Boston Marathon on Golf Fights Cancer team

8/27/2020
Kevin Prise is joined by Korn Ferry Tour operations staffer Tommie Sheridan to discuss preparations and training for running the virtual Boston Marathon on the Golf Fights Cancer team, in support of the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund, fundraising efforts across the Korn Ferry Tour community, and the overall experience of working on the Korn Ferry Tour team.

Duration:00:31:37

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship winner Curtis Luck on first Korn Ferry Tour title

8/23/2020
Kevin Prise is joined by Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship winner Curtis Luck to discuss the emotions behind a clutch up-and-down on the 72nd hole en route to his first Korn Ferry Tour title at the Ohio State University GC (Scarlet), how he was able to flip the switch after three consecutive missed cuts, and what it means to earn his first victory anywhere since 2016.

Duration:00:14:43

Wake Forest alum Will Zalatoris on growing up in Bay Area and Dallas, living with Davis Riley, childhood memories with Scottie Scheffler and more

8/21/2020
Kevin Prise is joined by Wake Forest alum Will Zalatoris to discuss 11 top-25s in his first 13 starts of 2020, growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area and Dallas, living with fellow rising star Davis Riley, learning from the likes of Tony Romo and Jordan Spieth, unique memories of the 2000 U.S. Open, the practice routine that has elevated his game and more.

Duration:00:43:08

Alabama alum Davis Riley on eyeing Three-Victory Promotion, living with Will Zalatoris, New Orleans Saints fandom and more

7/23/2020
Kevin Prise is joined by University of Alabama alum Davis Riley to discuss two Korn Ferry Tour victories in 2020 to move to the verge of the first Three-Victory Promotion since 2016; living in Dallas with fellow 2014 U.S. Junior finalist Will Zalatoris; New Orleans Saints fandom and appreciation for wide receiver Michael Thomas; origins in the game and his ‘home hole’ at Canebrake CC; and more.

Duration:00:28:33

Shane Smith on getting lost in Malaysia, applying for 11 jobs last spring, growing up on 55-acre farm and more

2/13/2020
Kevin Prise is joined by Korn Ferry Tour rookie Shane Smith, 30, who shares stories of getting lost in Malaysia, having two credit cards declined at a gas station in Arizona, growing up on a 55-acre farm, applying for 11 jobs last spring and more.

Duration:00:42:08

Jared Wolfe on PGA TOUR Latinoamerica success, bowling as first date with wife Kelsey, life as a new dad and more

2/5/2020
Kevin Prise is joined by The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic winner Jared Wolfe, who shares memories of PGA TOUR Latinoamerica success, remembers his first date with wife Kelsey, reflects on his breakthrough four-shot win at Baha Mar, describes life as a new dad and more.

Duration:00:27:47

Harry Higgs on eclectic journey to PGA TOUR, correct pronunciation of first name, midnight putting contests and more

8/19/2019
Kevin Prise is joined by incoming PGA TOUR rookie Harry Higgs, who shares stories of his journey across various mini-tours, PGA TOUR Latinoamerica and the Korn Ferry Tour that has led to a spot in The 25, how to correctly pronounce his first name, midnight putting contests as a kid, the most clutch double bogey he has ever made, and more.

Duration:01:14:36

Michael Gligic on epic journey to PGA TOUR, working with Sean Foley as a teenager and more

8/8/2019
Kevin Prise is joined by incoming PGA TOUR rookie Michael Gligic, who reflects on an 11-year journey through the professional golf landscape, driving to Florida as a 17-year-old to work with then-upstart instructor Sean Foley, his wife Natasha’s pet accessory business Walk in the Bark, his time as a hockey goalie as a kid, and more.

Duration:00:50:50

Korn Ferry Tour ‘Finals Theory’ with PGA TOUR Competitions staff

8/2/2019
Ever wonder the how and why behind Korn Ferry Tour Finals eligibility, priority ranking, structure and theory? Kevin Prise is joined by PGA TOUR Competitions staffers Kirsten Burgess, Katelyn DiCristofano and Kathy Mobley to shed some insight on the system that awards and ranks all 50 PGA TOUR cards available via the Korn Ferry Tour.

Duration:00:57:28

Jerald Andrews on 30th playing of Price Cutter Charity Championship

7/29/2019
Kevin Prise is joined by Jerald Andrews, longtime executive director of the Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper, to share memories from the tournament’s 30-year run, players jumping into the lake off 18 green, the time Pat Perez got left behind after a pro-am and more.

Duration:00:21:50

Sebastian Cappelen on securing first TOUR card, owning a dog in college, coffee preferences and more

7/1/2019
Kevin Prise is joined by University of Arkansas alum Sebastian Cappelen, who reflects on the ups and downs of his six-year journey in professional golf that has led to securing his first TOUR card, coffee preferences, growing up in Denmark, owning a dog in college, how he met his wife Audrey and more.

Duration:00:37:28

Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison on memorable concerts, raising five kids, Korn Ferry’s mission and more

7/1/2019
Kevin Prise is joined by Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison, who reflects on memorable concerts he has attended, raising five kids, his experiences in golf, and how Korn Ferry’s company mission aligns with the newly named Korn Ferry Tour.

Duration:00:22:11

Robby Shelton on winning two events in three weeks, first hole-in-one at age 7 and more

5/23/2019
Kevin Prise is joined by University of Alabama alum Robby Shelton, who reflects on winning two Web.com Tour titles in three weeks, chasing a Three-Victory Promotion to the PGA TOUR, memorable fishing experiences, his first hole-in-one at age 7, winning a national title at Alabama and more.

Duration:00:32:18

Justin Lower on playing golf in the snow as a kid, Cleveland sports memories and more

4/25/2019
Kevin Prise and Zephyr Melton are joined by Malone College alum Justin Lower, who reflects on the ups and downs of an nine-year career in professional golf, reminisces on playing golf in the snow as a kid in northeast Ohio, evaluates the state of his beloved Cleveland sports teams and more.

Duration:00:35:30

Ken Looper shares memories from golf career, looks forward to second career in business world

3/26/2019
Kevin Prise is joined by LSU alum Ken Looper, who reflects on his seven-year career in professional golf, shares stories of traveling with now-PGA TOUR winner Martin Trainer for four years on smaller tours, discusses his love for cooking, explains the decision process behind a recent career move into the business world, and more.

Duration:00:31:25

Wade Binfield on balancing mini-tour grind with substitute teaching and more

3/10/2019
Kevin Prise is joined by Atlanta native Wade Binfield to discuss his four years as a substitute teacher at the start of his career, the fine line between success and struggle in professional golf, how he became a Pittsburgh Penguins hockey fan, and much more.

Duration:00:41:46

Rafael Campos on journey from Puerto Rico to Web.com Tour winner’s circle

2/14/2019
Kevin Prise is joined by Rafael Campos, the first Puerto Rico native to win a Web.com Tour title, to discuss his eclectic golf journey, from learning the game as a kid alongside several family members, to his dad’s 11th-hour assistance in creating a video reel for college recruitment, to nearly running out of money in 2015, and much more.

Duration:00:38:05

Cody Blick on his stolen clubs and their unlikely recovery

1/9/2019
Kevin Prise is joined by incoming Web.com Tour rookie Cody Blick, who discusses having his clubs stolen prior to the final round of the 2018 Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament, shooting 63 with borrowed clubs to secure guaranteed starts, and a wild club-recovery tale that involves a homeless man, a tent and a Venmo exchange.

Duration:00:46:53

J.J. Killeen on second career as managing partner of golf entertainment complex 4ORE! Golf

11/1/2018
Kevin Prise and Tim Langer are joined by 2011 Web.com Tour Player of the Year J.J. Killeen, who discusses his second career as managing partner of golf entertainment complex 4ORE! Golf, the similarities and differences between life as a touring professional and in the business world, memories of his Web.com Tour playing days and more.

Duration:00:46:19