This is
GrippingGolf

An easy listening golf podcast, focused on growing the game of golf.
Pure. Honest. Straightforward.

December 15, 2020

Episode 48

On this episode, Eric Riner of Nelson Hill. Nelson Hill is the passion project of Eric Riner which captures the artistic nature of the game through both design and craftsmanship. With deep attention to detail alongside legacy worthy materials, Eric aims to create exceptional golf goods with utility and quality for the every day golfer. Please welcome to the show Eric Riner of Nelson Hill.

December 3, 2020

Episode 47

On this episode, KC Golf Girls. Brianne and Heidi are two girls who live in Kansas City and share a passion to grow the game of golf. What started out as a fun outing between two friends became a full on obsession with the game of golf. Documenting their journey on social media has given them a great foundation to spread awareness about the game they both love. Please welcome to the show Brianne and Heidi of KC Golf Girls.

November 30, 2020

Episode 46

On this episode, Austin Jarchow. Austin has been working as a golf professional in the Kansas City area since summer 2012. Before turning professional, he had a stand out career at Lee’s Summit West High School that led him to the University of Central Missouri. While there, he played on the golf team and studied in the Kinesiology department allowing him to understand more about the body. After graduating in 2013, Austin has continued to perfect his teaching methods by accruing a number of certifications such as NSCA Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Golf Fitness Specialist, Titleist Performance Institute Golf Level 2 Certified, SNAG golf certified, and a KBS and True Temper shaft fitter. Austin was elected to PGA Membership in January of 2018. Please welcome to the show Austin Jarchow.

November 25, 2020

Episode 45

On this episode, Sugar Golf. Sugar Golf has spent their nights, weekends, and savings building a company focused on bringing the most value to the golf community. They stripped out all the fluff, Tour sponsorships, overzealous branding, traditional packaging, retail partners, and extra shipping costs. What has emerged is a premium golf ball with a urethane cover and three-piece construction, delivered to customers via 2-day shipping in a convenient bulk mailer containing 27 balls for a straight-forward price of $69 and for a limited-time GrippingGolf listeners can save $5 using the GRIP2020, just go to sugar.golf.

November 18, 2020

Episode 44

On this episode of GrippingGolf, Imperial Golf. Imperial golf was started in 2013 and has earned a stellar reputation for eye opening golf instruction. Renovating their facility in February, 2017 to create a one of a kind purpose built facility that encompass' all aspects of the game of golf to further benefit their students and help mold a better game tee to green. Please welcome to the show Jon and J.T. of Imperial Golf.

November 16, 2020

Episode 43

On this episode, Steve Pope, aka Firefighter Golf. Steve’s mission is to help bring awareness to firefighter PTS(post traumatic stress). In January of 2020 Steve started a YouTube channel called Firefighter Golf, his hope is the channel is to play golf with firefighters and share their stories. Steve has been a Firefighter for the Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department for 23 years and the Merriam Fire Department for 1 year is an avid golfer, a 2 handicap, and has a passion to bring awareness to first responders suffering from PTS or PTSD. Please welcome to the show Steve Pope.

November 12, 2020

Episode 42

On this episode, Andy Kelley. Andy is the Men’s and Women’s Head Golf Coach at Baker University in Baldwin, KS. Although he took the game up a little later in life, Andy had a great career in high school and play collegiately at Baker University. His desire to coach and inspire goes beyond the golf course, Andy is also the Assistant Basketball coach for the Women’s Basketball team at Baker University. Please welcome to the show Andy Kelley.