Behind the Golf Brand Podcast with Paul Liberatore

Behind the Golf Brand Podcast with Paul Liberatore

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.

Episodes

June 25, 2024 38 mins

In this week's episode I interview my good friend Jake Gordon, the Co-Founder & CEO of Noteefy, the fast-growing technology company helping golf operators fill tee time cancelations more easily.

Noteefy (pronounced ‘notify’) has the first automated tee time assistant / waitlist for golfers and golf courses to improve the golfer booking experience, while accelerating course revenue and efficiency. The Noteefy booki...

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Nick Bradley’s journey to success began with a bang in 1994, when at 23 years old, he became the youngest director at the world renowned David Leadbetter Academy. His swift ascent through the academy’s ranks earned him a position as one of Leadbetter’s most trusted instructors, guiding golfers of diverse ages, handicaps, and swing patterns.

Taking a bold leap in 2005, Bradley crossed the Atlantic from his native England to...

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Chris Voshall, Mizuno product engineer and marketing manager

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In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Brian Mogg, the coaching legend who coached YE Yang to victory against Tiger Woods in the 2009 PGA Championship, and one of Golf Digest’s top 100 for ten years in a row.

Brian has taught an incredible 50,000+ lessons, and the results speak for themselves. His students have won ninety tour events. He was named one of Golf Digest’s Top 100 Teachers in America. He’s made...

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In this episode, Paul talks with his good friend Clay Hood, the CEO and co-founder of Precision Pro Golf where they discuss how the company was formed, the difficulties of being a business owner, and all the cool new tech they have come out with within the past few years.

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April 19, 2024 69 mins

In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Eric Cogorno, renowned golf instructor with over 20,000 lessons under his belt and online instructor to over 200,000 players.  With over 100k followers on Instagram and almost 300k on YouTube, Eric is the go-to source for golf instruction. His YouTube videos alone have amassed almost 75 million views. Eric has been featured in Forbes, and pioneered the behind-the-reverse Slice...

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April 9, 2024 53 mins

Nick Jahnke, the Vice President of U.S. Sales at PXG joins Paul on the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast. Parsons Xtreme Golf (PXG) was founded in September of 2013 by well-known businessman, philanthropist and golf nut Bob Parsons. PXG was born out of Parsons’ desire to make the world’s best golf equipment. A shared passion for the greatest game ever played and equitable obsession with club technology led Parsons to partner with two h...

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In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Joshua Jacobs, the Founder and CEO of College Golf Experience. Joshua played collegiate golf and club tennis at Emory University and founded TGA Premier Junior Golf in 2003. In 2007, TGA franchised its junior golf concept and was the first junior golf program to add STEM components. In 2010, Joshua was named by Golf Magazine and Sports Illustrated as one of the Top 40 most inf...

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Justin Moore is a Sponsorship Coach & the founder of Creator Wizard, a school & community that teaches you how to find & negotiate your dream brand deals so that you stop leaving thousands on the table. Along with his wife April, he has been a full-time creator for over 7 years and has personally made over $3M working with brands. He has also run an influencer marketing agency for over 5 years that has helped other crea...

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Jake Thurm has been named one of the “Best Young Teachers in America” by Golf Digest for three consecutive years. His students will tell you why. Jake’s instruction offers a unique combination of physical and mental guidance, customized for each student and informed by technology and analytics. He never gives the same lesson twice. A fundamental tenet of Jake’s instruction is that no two players swing precisely alike. Because of th...

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In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Brixton Albert, the Founder and CEO of Performance Golf. 

Performance Golf is the leading online golf instruction company that provides golfers of all levels with the tools and resources they need to take their game to the next level. They aim to help 1 million amateur golfers play the best golf of their lives and enjoy every minute.  

Their library of video ...

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December 15, 2023 45 mins

In this week's episode, I interview my good friend Rick Versace Jr., the founder of  Proud 90. 

Proud 90 is just a group of guys that love hitting the links. Breaking 90 is considered a win for the day when they go out.  Their approach to golf is similar to our approach to life - always have a good time, and don’t take things too seriously. It’s not just about hitting the lowest score out there. It’s about letting off...

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In this week's episode, I interviewed my good friend Rene Delgado, the Founder and CEO of Indoor Golf Shop

Like you, the Indoor Golf Shop loves golf, it’s a wonderful game that can bring us together for good times and fierce competition. Like you, the team at the Indoor Golf Shop has played golf for most of our lives – it’s timeless and has given us many great memories shared with friends and family.

In 2017,...

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In this week's episode, I interviewed my good friend Patrick Keegan, the Founder of Field Day Sporting Co.  Field Day, which was created to positively impact the community and share what they can with the people around them.  All of their products are crafted with great attention to detail, taking inspiration from sporting greats, American icons, and apparel they've broken into and lived with for years.   In 2024 they wil...

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November 3, 2023 71 mins

In this week's episode I interview my good friend and fellow YouTuber Matt Fryer who shares his story of how he went from 0 - 215,000 subscribers, and over 32 million views in just a few short years.

Matt has been involved in golf for over 20 years, and he has seen all aspects of the market, from playing professionally for 4 years to running a professional shop at a leading resort in the north of England. His passion ...

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In this weeks episode I interview my good friend Jimmy McDonald, Director of Sales for GolfZon. GolfZon is the #1 golf simulator company in the world, with locations in some 63 countries, with over 12,300 commercial sites. Just in 2022 alone, over 87 million rounds of golf were played on their simulators. And what is really cool is that Golfzon also hosts two professional virtual golf tournaments each year (GTOUR and WGTOUR) with a...

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In this week's episode I interview my good friend Taylor Crosby, one of Golf Digests “Best Young Teacher’s in America” list. This honor is only given to the select few golf instructors under age 40 who are making the biggest impact on the industry—and in more ways than ever, with the growth of digital and social media.”

Crosby played collegiate golf for both the University of Georgia and North Carolina State Universit...

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Clinch is founded by two Oregon golfers, Matt Mahoney and Jason Desoldato, under the belief that there are better materials from which to make a golf glove. Jason worked for Nike and Burton and had extensive experience with innovative fabrics that help athletes overcome their challenges. Thus, Clinch was born. Clinch focuses on modern performance gloves designed to perform in rain or hot/humid weather. The Pacific Northwest is thei...

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October 23, 2023 62 mins

In this week episode I interview my good Akbar Chisti the CEO and co-founder of Seamus Golf.  Akbar started Seamus Golf out of his garage with his wife Megan Chisti in 2011.  Since the beginning, every product they make is meant to tell its own story. Whether it’s the U.S. Open, The Masters, or a number of custom projects they have pursued for some of the most influential and inspirational people, their company stands to partner wi...

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October 16, 2023 53 mins

In this week episode I interview my good friend legendary golf instructor Jim McLean, who is one of the most prolific golf instructors of the last 30 years. He is known for coining the phrase “X-Factor”, observing that the greater the differential between the hips and shoulders at the top of the swing, the more power the golfer can create. He pioneered the use of video for golf instruction and was one of the first adopters of radar...

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