"Perspectives from a Golf Industry Leader" with Chip Brewer and Mike Stachura
Recorded On: 04/17/2018
Chip Brewer, President & CEO Callaway Golf Company, sits down with Golf Digest Senior Editor Mike Stachura to discuss the distinct challenges and opportunities in the golf equipment business today as golf’s hottest brand continues to innovate and compete in the game’s constantly changing environment. Amid that variability, he’ll also address the consistent role private clubs play in golf’s present and its future.
President & CEO, Callaway Golf Company
Oliver G. Brewer, III, also known as Chip, is the president and chief executive officer of Callaway Golf Co., and has served as a director of Callaway Golf Co. since March 2012. Previously, Brewer served as CEO of Adams Golf Inc. from 2002 to 2012 and as president from 2000 to 2012 and as senior vice president of sales and marketing from 1998 to 2000. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and received his MBA from Harvard in 1991.
Senior Editor-Equipment, Golf Digest
Mike Stachura is the senior editor of equipment at Golf Digest. He has been covering golf equipment and technology as well as the business of golf for more than 20 years. He leads the team that developed and oversees the “Hot List,” Golf Digest’s annual review of new products, from drivers to golf balls. In addition, he developed the magazine’s biennial ranking of America’s 100 Best Clubfitters. In 2016 Stachura was named to the International Clubmakers Hall of Fame for his work promoting the benefits of clubfitting to the golfing public. He is the author of three books, including “Classic American Courses” and “Fearless Golf.” He also has been a frequent guest on Golf Channel’s “Morning Drive” and served as a co-host for the annual “Golf Digest Equipment Insider” special on NBC.