Episode 91 of the Behind the Golf Brand Podcast
Host Paul Liberatore interviews Charlie Mechem about his new book about his personal relationship with Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, and what it was like to be the Comissioner of the LPGA
In this week’s episode, I interview my good friends Charlie Mechem.
Charlie Mechem is a man of great experience, wisdom, and joy. Author, Lawyer, and Business Advisor to Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer), past commisioner of the LPGA, and business partner at Bay Hill. in other words he is the MAN.
“Arnie And Jack” is his 3rd book. His prior books were “Who’s That With Charlie” and “Total Anecdotal”. Charlie also hosts a popular podcast called “15 Minutes With Charlie”, with some of the biggest golf stars and celebrities in the world joining him.
1:55 Going to Yale Law School
3:08 Drafted in the Army
5:20 CEO Taft Broadcasting
7:38 First Meeting Jack
9:38 First Meeting Arnie
15:02 Becoming Commissioner LPGA
24:08 Becoming Arnie’s Personal Advisor