Jim Ireland of Boxto Golf

Our guest this episode of The Chicago Golf Report podcast is golf industry veteran Jim Ireland from Boxto Golf.

In this interview we discuss:

  • What it’s like to grow up as a second generation family member to work in the golf industry
  • Lessons learned from playing college golf with teammate Brad Faxon
  • The challenges of starting your career as a salesman for Maxfli and FootJoy
  • How the Greg Norman Collection helped change the golf business
  • Why Leon, Mexico has become the footwear capital for leather golf shoes
  • The advantages Boxto Golf has to help capture market share while competing against larger legacy brands
  • Why it’s essential to help perpetuate the legacy of the people who paved the way for the golf business
  • How Jack Nicklaus and Boxto became partners on a shoe design

Walter Lis

Walter Lis is the managing editor of Chicago Golf Report. Launched in 2010, Chicago Golf Report is the most visited website on Chicago golf and is one of the top ten most popular local golf websites in the country. We are a digital-only news and information resource covering everything golf in Chicago and its suburbs, providing the latest news about local golf facilities, golf events, golf instruction and even golf business.

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