First of all could you tell us a little bit about your business?
business is a full line golf store selling golf equipment, and
accessories from every major manufacturer, like
I also have a golf retail web site called 1GOLFSTORE.COM where I sell golf products world wide.
How long has it been in business?
I've been in business for 10 years now.
Who is the owner and what is your role in the business?
Mike Jenkins (me), My role would be the day to day operations of both locations, the ordering, scheduling, Payables, Receivables, Web fulfillment, basically everything that goes into running a business.
Where is the business located?
have 2 stores,
How many employees do you have?
Right now I have about 10 total employees, but during the warm season that can increase to 15 to 18.
What services do you offer?
My stores offer many services to area golfers. We offer travel case rental for people who are traveling and don't want to spend the money to buy a case, at $1.95/day it is very popular, we also offer re-gripping on clubs, and a full repair shop, we also rent golf clubs, another popular service is our club consignment , where we sell your club for you.
What are some of the things your business is most proud of?
I'm most proud of the fact that we've been here for 10 years in an extremely competitive market.
How long have you been associated with
have been associated with ISU for as long as I can remember, about 35 years. I'm
How many of your employees/children are
of my employees but one are ISU students at the
Do you and your employees get together and tailgate I tailgate with a bunch of friends in the row of tents between the Jake and Hilton, we're the tent #2 crew.
What are some of your favorite
There are so many moments that were great. I think I've only missed two or three home football games since 1976, and four or five home basketball games since 1978.
I was a kid, I remember going to the Peach Bowl, that was a great atmosphere;
basketball, when coach Orr came that was huge, and I still remember his first
home game here when he blew up at the officials, and let them know ISU would not
be walked on anymore. I think most everyone in the building knew right there
things were going to change for ISU basketball. The
What are your thoughts on the current football season and the upcoming basketball seasons?
far as the football season this year I hope we can get a few breaks and win some
away games, there is still a lot of football to play. Basketball should be real
exciting, as long as
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