Welcome to Creek Media
Creek Media is a group of golf industry employees passionate about the past, present and most importantly, future of the game. Located in between the 1st and 10th tee at Spring Creek Ranch, Creek Media brings you weekly podcasts on topics including course conditions, industry shifts and member interviews.
Episode 1: INTroducing creek media
Robert introduces Creek Media, with clips from upcoming episodes with Matt Brock, Greg King, Haley McEntire, & Toni Williams. With this podcast, we aim to help members experience Spring Creek Ranch all the time, not just while they are on property.
Episode 2: AN Interview with Dr. Meyer & Jack Nicklaus
We recently found a VHS of Spring Creek Ranch founder Dr. David Meyer and course architect/golfing legend Jack Nicklaus and had it converted to digital format. In this video, they discuss the design and creation of Spring Creek Ranch. If you prefer to watch instead of listen, visit our You Tube channel here.
Episode 3: The need-to-know’s with the rule changes
Finally, we can putt with the flagstick in and ground our clubs in a hazard… Head Professional Matt Brock discusses the USGA rules changes and how they pertain to our course, as well as the members of Spring Creek Ranch.
Episode 4: WINNING Club Championships & Investments
Robert spends time with Spring Creek Ranch member and Club Champion Justin Colley. During their time, Justin provides a look into his history playing golf, including his 2018 Club Championship. He also provides insight into his career, sharing how he enjoys helping Memphians invest in their future.
Episode 5: FROM MOLD TO MASTERED
Greg & Robert discuss the excitement, and challenges, around the transformation of the once-intern house, turned golf getaway accommodation. From mold to mastered, they provide an insight into the entire renovation process and how Jim Caldwell of Ladd’s helped them carry out this dream.
Episode 6: What’s a TAD?
Robert talks about his time caddying for Jack Nicklaus during an exhibition round here in 2004, while member Jay Hill provides a unique perspective as a spectator who got to present the greatest player of all time with a very special gun from owner Dr. David Meyer.
Episode 7: Work hard play hard
Robert talks with member Jim Badovinac who discusses his years of experience in the shipping industry and how he has been able to make time for business, family and his passion for golf.
Episode 8: Around the world
Chef Ashton has cooked around the world, literally. In this episode, he shares all about his travels and how each location has contributed to his passions in the kitchen. Ashton also talks about being a father of 4 boys under 6 years old and how his time in the kitchen prepped him for the challenges of parenthood.
Episode 9: Let’s Get this party started
Party planning “ain’t” easy. But our very own Toni Williams and Haley McEntire have it figured out. Pick up some pointers from these two as they talk about the key characteristics of planning a fun event, both big and small.
Episode 10: Snakes, rakes and four letter words
Spring Creek Ranch has a lot of great employees, many who have been here for a long time. But arguably the most well-known employee here is Calvin, the caddy. In this episode, Calvin opens up about his history as a caddy at Spring Creek Ranch and provides tips for everyone to play the course better.
Episode 11: The Changing Club Culture
We’ve come a long way since wearing ties and knickers on the course were the norm. With the game constantly evolving, Greg King and Robert Williams discuss the positive’s and negative’s of the changing club culture and how Spring Creek Ranch’s vision will provide an enjoyable golf getaway for many years to come.