Walsh ranked among top golf innovators
Sioux Falls Business Journal
July 17, 2015
By Jodi Schwan
Great Life Malaska Golf & Fitness CEO Tom Walsh has been named one of the top 10 innovators in golf by Golf Inc. Magazine.
The publication ranked Walsh and Rick Farrant, CEO of GreatLife in Kansas, third and second respectively.
Farrant started the unlimited golf and fitness concept in Kansas. Walsh ran with it in the Sioux Falls area and has grown it 14,000 members able to use 19 area golf courses and 10 fitness centers.
“It’s beyond anything we imagined,” Walsh told the magazine.
The top spot for innovation to Erik Anderson, CEO of Topgolf, a concept that turns the game into a party scene with live music, televisions and courses that light up at night.