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The Turn Podcast

A Golf Business Podcast

The Turn Podcast: A Golf Business Podcast Powered by Troon

As the world’s largest hospitality management company, Troon is proud to deliver The Turn podcast, which takes a broad look at the business and experience of the hospitality industry. Hosted by Julia Kelly and Kris Strauss, featured guests include Ed Doyle of RealFood Hospitality, Strategy, and Design for special edition F&B episodes, along with industry experts and Troon Partners.

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The Turn Podcast #73

Connecting Members and Customers through Unique Programming

Listen in with Kris and Julia and hear great programming ideas from Atusa Freyer, Naperville Country Club, and Devin Lowe, Ak Chin Southern Dunes. ...

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The Turn Podcast #72

Kapalua Head Golf Pro Makes Sony Open Debut at 60

While onsite at Kapaula for the Sentry Tournament of Champions, Kris Strauss captures an interview with Michael Castillo. As the Head Professional of ...

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The Turn Podcast #71

Club Car and the Evolution of Golf, Utility, and Personal Transport

Listen in as Kris and Julia learn about the evolution of golf, utility, and personal transportation with Bill Hodge, David Hules, and Chris Sanders ...

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The Turn Podcast #70

An Exclusive World of Troon Interview with #1 Rory McIlroy

In this special episode, Kris and Julia share the recording of an exclusive Q&A with world #1 Rory McIlroy, which was broadcast live on December ...

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The Turn Podcast #69

Around the World with Sven at Indian Wells Golf Resort

In this episode, Kris and Julia took the opportunity to visit with Sven Wiedenhaupt, General Manager of Indian Wells Golf Resort about his global ...

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The Turn Podcast #68

Pushing the Boundaries of Simulators and "Eatertainmnet"

From a Patented Hydraulic Moving Platform, three hitting surfaces, and real-time ball flight data, to mesmerizing 3D graphics, birdsong, and cool ...

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The Turn Podcast #67

Insights from the 2022 Troon Golfer Survey

Troon only sends its Golfer Survey once every two years, and in this episode Kris and Julia are joined by EVP Phil Green to chat about the interesting...

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The Turn Podcast #66

Folds of Honor - Meeting Sacrifice With Hope

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Julia and Kris chat with Tony Biata, PGA Member and Senior Director of Development for Folds of Honor. Meeting ...

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The Turn Podcast #65

Benefits of Incorporating the Deep Work Philosophy

In this episode, Senior Vice Presidents Phillip Martin and Bill O’Brien share ideas with Julia on how to incorporate the philosophy of deep work...

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The Turn Podcast #64

Perks of Curated Beverage Program

It’s not just about the ice, glassware, garnishes, or pour… beverage programming also requires strategy, creativity and collaboration. ...

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The Turn Podcast #63

Club Operations and Greenlights

Julia is joined by colleagues Phillip Martin and Justin Herr to discuss a few key concepts of club operations, viewed through the lens of the New York...

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The Turn Podcast #62

An Interview with Matt Fitzpatrick

This episode of The Turn features an excerpt of Kris’ interview with Team Troon member and US Open Champion, Matt Fitzpatrick. Listen in as the ...

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