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The Turn Podcast

A Golf Business Podcast

The Turn Podcast: A Golf Business Podcast Powered by Troon

The Turn takes a broad look at golf, not just as a game but as a business. Julia Kelly and Kris Strauss have decades of experience in the golf industry. The duo discusses trends from the golf business, equipment and more. Presented by Troon, each episode will be joined by a featured guest, promised to be a big-time expert in the industry.

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The Turn Podcast #32

The PGA of America's Executive of the Year, Dana Garmany

As you may have seen by now, the PGA of America recently announced their 2020 awards…and also a new award, Executive of the Year!  The first ...

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The Turn Podcast #31

Golf Course Design with David McLay-Kidd

Born and raised in Scotland, son of a Golf Course Superintendent, David McLay-Kidd has been around golf his entire life. The golf course designer of ...

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The Turn Podcast #30

The State of Golf Operations Globally

Our guest for this episode in 2019 spent 152 days on the road with 265,850 miles traveled, 44 cities visited and landed in 17 countries. If anyone has...

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The Turn Podcast #29

A Resort and Travel Guide in Difficult Times

How are leaders of travel destinations weathering the COVID-19 storm? Spencer Schaub, the general manager at Pronghorn Resort in Bend, OR, joins Jared...

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The Turn Podcast #28

Photography and Social Media with Patrick Koenig

If you scroll through Instagram, it’s hard to miss the incredible photography published by Patrick Koenig. In this edition of The Turn, Patrick ...

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The Turn Podcast #27

An Interview With Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas, the number four ranked golfer in the world and Team Troon ambassador, took part in a Q&A with Troon Vice President of Sales and ...

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The Turn Podcast #26

The Direction of Food & Beverage and Hospitality

While so much has needed to be adjusted in the world of food & beverage and hospitality amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Ed Doyle, president of ...

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The Turn Podcast #25

Working with Influencers

Jared Cohen and Kris Strauss are joined by golf influencer Hannah Gregg for a great discussion on working with influencers. As someone who has also ...

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The Turn Podcast: A Golf Business Podcast Powered by Troon

The Turn Podcast #24

Moments Matter

Jared Cohen and Kris Strauss are joined by Troon Vice President of Operations, Bill O’Brien, who was one of the creators for Troon’s ...

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The Turn Podcast #23

Troon President and CEO, Tim Schantz

The Turn Podcast…Ep. 23 – Troon President & CEO, Tim ...

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The Turn Podcast #21

Trends in Golf Coaching and Instruction

The Turn Podcast…Ep. 22 – Trends in Golf Coaching and ...

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The Turn Podcast: A Golf Business Podcast Powered by Troon

The Turn Podcast #21

Pulling Back the Curtain with a Thriving Golf Club

It wasn’t long ago the United States dealt with the recession and among the businesses that really felt the struggle was the golf industry. ...

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