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.

November 9, 2020

Episode 41

On this episode, Tyler Hartsock from SynLawn Kansas City. Tyler is a Development Consultant knows what it takes to design and establish a great backyard for your golfing pleasure. With everyone working from home nowadays there couldn’t be a better time to install a chipping or putting green from Synlawn. With over 45 years of manufacturing and installing synthetic landscape grass, their products will save you time and money. Please welcome to the show Tyler Hartsock.

October 30, 2020

Episode 40

On this episode, Clayton Cozzitorto the General Manager at Swope Memorial Golf Course. Originally from California, Clayton played collegiate baseball at Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS. After working for 5 years at Sycamore Ridge Golf Club he brings his outstanding work ethic, attitude and a plan to build upon the existing heritage at Swope Memorial. Please welcome to the show Clayton Cozzitorto.

October 26, 2020

Episode 39

On this episode, Tom Clifford and Nick Rodina. Nick and Tom are both long time members of Sycamore Ridge Golf Club, and I have spent some time with them lately at the golf course. Though it’s not a lot of time, I can say they are two of the biggest ambassadors of Sycamore Ridge Golf Club but more importantly to the game of golf. Their positivity and support towards others inside and outside the game of golf is second to none, and for that I thank them both. Please welcome to the show Tom Clifford and Nick Rodina.