Q&A

Q&A – NGF Symposium Edition

As many of the golf industry’s leaders and top executives gathered in Dallas earlier this month for the NGF’s annual Business Symposium, The Q took the opportunity to ask a few attendees two questions — one about the game and the second about their business experiences.

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VIDEO: Teed Up With… Toro’s Bill Brown

Bill Brown, Group Vice President for The Toro Company, talks about his time in the golf industry, challenges for course operators and advancements in turfcare technology.

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James Ledford – Golf Pride, President

Ledford talks about his time in the golf industry, Golf Pride’s history, evolution and approach, and the construction of the company’s new corporate headquarters in Pinehurst.

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Teed Up With… David Abeles

David Abeles, CEO of TaylorMade, talks about his time in the golf industry, the state of the equipment market and serving on the NGF’s Board of Directors.

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Mike Zisman – Golf Genius President and CEO

Zisman talks with NGF about Golf Genius’s popular software, its innovation, its benefits to the golf community, and the way it combines technology with tradition.

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Jeff Lienhart – adidas Golf, President

Lienhart talks with the NGF about the most significant changes for the company since parting ways with TaylorMade, the brand’s approach to design, and adidas’ place in the golf industry, its direction and what the future may hold.

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Al Morris – Worldwide Golf CEO

Morris talks with the NGF about his introduction to golf, his climb through the retail ranks, the state of the golf industry and preparing Worldwide Golf for the future:

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John Ashworth – Linksoul, Founder and President

Ashworth discusses the philosophy of Linksoul, his career influences, the trend toward lifestyle apparel in golf, the future of the golf industry, and giving back to the sport.

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Angel Ilagan – Bridgestone Golf, CEO

Ilagan talks with NGF about strategic leadership carries across industries, Bridgestone and Tiger Woods, his ties to the sport, mentorship and the continuing evolution of the retail sector in golf.

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Jeff Woolson – CBRE, Managing Director

Woolson discusses the golf real estate market, working on transactions worth more than $1.6 billion, and trends in golf course sales.

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