• Scott dawley's Core principles

    There are 3 primary motivators that drive Dawley's strategic entrepreneurial decision-making.

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    True innovation leaps over incremental changes and completely disrupts business as usual.


    Innovation reveals what else is possible and often achieves the impossible.


    The game of golf, (not its equipment or apparel), is in need of innovation. It's a multi-dimensional sport being played in one dimension.


    The introduction of time as an element of the sport, and also as an economic asset of real value, is Golf's next truly innovative leap.

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    Passion is the fire that stirs innovation.


    Passion comes from pursuing the deep inner drives and ambitions that arise from the core of who we are.


    It's within our dreams that we discover our true responsibilities.


    Without sustained passion there is little chance of making a positive and lasting impact on the game of golf.



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    Attention to and care of the whole person keeps passion, or apathy, from overwhelming our lives.


    Taking care of the body through proper nutrition, rest, and consistent exercise, paying attention to our thoughts and emotions, immersing ourselves in community, and nourishing the spiritual life within gives us the best chance to fulfill our dreams and goals.

  • Scott dawley's Business Strengths

    Here are a few of the skills Scott is currently maximizing to realize his goals and fulfill his responsibilities.

    Entrepreneurial Risk Tolerance

    Golf-related Startup Ventures

    Inner Drive for Innovation

    Pioneering Disruptive Change

    Strong Relational Skillset

    New Business Development & Consulting

    People-centric Processes & Systems

    Golf Facility Operational Change Management

    Enthusiasm-based Delegation

    Event Production & Tournament Coordination


    Business Plans & Marketing Strategy, Financial Modeling

  • Scott Dawley's Work Experience

    Speedgolf USA

    Speedgolf USA

    Founder Jan 2016 - Present

    Golfers have identified 3 major issues facing the game today. Playing Golf:
    1)Takes too long
    2)Costs too much
    3)Lack Enjoyment

    Has golf become too time-consuming for your lifestyle? PLAY FASTER.
    Would you like to golf, but can't justify the costs to play? PAY LESS.
    Have you stopped enjoying your time on the course? HAVE MORE FUN!


    #PlaySpeedgolf, and accelerate your game!

    Pace Of Change Golf Podcast

    The Pace Of Change Speedgolf Podcast

    Co-host | Producer Dec 2015 - Present

    Broadcasting The Evolution Of Golf In The 21st Century. News, Interviews With Industry Game Changers, Innovations In Tech & Alt Golf Experiences. 75 episodes so far!

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    Founder Jan 2015 - 2016

    Run on golf courses, not roads, and feel the difference! LinksRun owns and operates a series of limited-field, premium golf course running events. Gain unparalleled access to pristine fairways, beautiful surroundings, and new and challenging urban racing venues. 


    The mission of LinksRun is threefold:

      1. To produce first class foot races on premium golf courses, otherwise off limits to runners.
      2. To promote the game of golf, through free educational, engaging, and professionally managed golf clinics and golf contests, (such as, long drive, Speedgolf, and putting contests), before and after each race.
      3. To provide host golf courses with an innovative lead generation tool, whereby race participants become potential future customers.
      4. To place innovative and high quality brands and sponsors, from both the running and golf communities, in front of like-minded race participants. 

      The 2016 Texas Golf Links Winter Series will feature 4 monthly races in South Texas from January through April. 


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      Speedgolf Texas

      Founder  Sep 2013 - Present

      Speedgolf Texas exists to promote the game of Speedgolf throughout Texas by supporting the growth of local club and city league play, hosting amateur and professional Speedgolf events, and putting on Speedgolf exhibitions for charity, corporate, and private events.

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      Speedgolf International

      Executive Director Mar 2014 - Dec 2014

      With a modern-day culture scanning for creative ways to 'fit it all in', there's never been a better time to promote the growth of a new sport that fuses two seemingly unrelated ones, running and golf, into a fast paced, fitness-oriented mental and physical challenge. It's innovation at its best: when it's meeting a variety of people's needs all at once. Pick up the pace, improve your golf game, get fit, have fun!


      Redeveloped the mission of Speedgolf International: to Organize, Govern, and Advance the sport of Speedgolf globally, emphasizing fun, fitness, creativity, and improved performance. 


      Responsible for development of high level vision, mission, and values, as well as the day to day operations of the organization. Served as Tournament Director for the 2014 Speedgolf World Championships.  

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      Drive On Technologies

      VP of Operations Dec 2008 - Jun 2013

      Drive On Technologies provides financing solutions to U.S. commercial vehicle service and automotive repair markets. As co-founder and VP of Operations, I was responsible for the development of the company business plan and 5 year financial projections, which was instrumental in raising an initial $5MM in equity financing.


      Supervised the development of proprietary front-end and back-end loan servicing software, the forward facing company website, and created internal documents such as the company employee manual, how-to guides, and loan servicing procedures.


      In addition, prior to hiring a third party marketing agency, I was solely responsible for creating all company marketing materials, from tri-folds, to posters, to online banner ads, etc.

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      Twice The Ice Texas

      Business Development & Communications Consultant 2009 - 2010

      Twice The Ice Texas brings a revolutionary approach to ice vending sales. The concept is simple: Deliver a convenient, fresh ice cube product at a better price. Consulted on the development of a digital marketing platform for their network of ice vending machines. 

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      Sienna Plantation Golf Club

      Golf Professional May 2007 - Sep 2008

      Supervised the pro shop, and outside staff, gave golf lessons, and managed golf tournaments held at Sienna Plantation. 

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      Golf Club of Houston

      Assistant Golf Professional Jan 2007 - Apr 2007

      Supervised the pro shop, and outside staff, gave golf lessons, and managed golf tournaments held at Sienna Plantation.



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      The Adams Tour

      Touring Golf Professional Sep 2005 - Sep 2006

      Mini-tour player. Finished 2nd in first professional event. Travelled across the States playing in mini-tour events, preparing for a career on the PGA Tour.

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      Every Nation Ministries

      Manager Jul 2002 - Jan 2005

      Director of Partnership Development, Director of Youth Department/Young Professional Department.

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      Direct Buy Club

      Sales Associate Sep 2001 - Jun 2002

      Wholesale Club, Home-based goods and products, sales closer, telemarketing

    1. "It was a pleasure to have you on the team.  We literally wouldn't have been prepared if it wasn't for you. You delivered exactly what we hoped (and then some).  Look forward to working with you again."


      -Keith Allo, VP Original Productions at Golf Channel



      "Touched by Scott Dawley's passion for Speedgolf and from the love of the sport, we've decided to dedicate our energy into spreading Speedgolf in Japan from here on!"

      - Joe and Mayu Matsui, Speedgolf Japan Ambassadors

    2. Scott Dawley's Education

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      University of Houston

      English - Creative Writing, B.A. 1999 - 2002

      Activities: University of Houston Golf Team, Victory Campus Ministries

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      Southern Methodist University

      English - Creative Writing 1998 - 1999

      SMU is a private university of 11,000 students near the center of Dallas with a mission to expand knowledge through academic excellence and hands-on research.

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      University of South Carolina-Columbia

      Business Administration 1997 - 1998

      Activities: University of South Carolina Golf Team

    3. Follow Scott!

      Here are a few ways to keep updated on Scott Dawley's latest (ad)ventures.

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