Episode 14 features Jeff Peart, a former semi-pro basketball player and the founder of Chasing Aces.
Jeff Peart is a former semi-pro basketball player turned golf enthusiast. In 2021, he launched his own golf brand called Chasing Aces. We talk a ton of basketball in this podcast, giving the listener a glimpse into the world of semi-pro competition. We then pivot to golf and talk about the origin story of Chasing Aces.
Topics covered in this episode:
- Jeff’s introduction to basketball
- All-star game with Ime Udoka
- Coaching youth basketball in 2022
- Junior college basketball
- Jeff’s journey to semi-pro hoops and his takeaways
- Nature vs. nuture as it relates to talent
- Injury and life post-basketball
- Discovering golf
- Golf in the Portland area
- The Chasing Aces origin story
- Jeff’s favorite Chasing Aces items
- Future plans
We wrap everything up with a 10 question, basketball-centric lightning round.
Jeff may or may not have compared his game to Larry Johnson’s. You’ll have to tune in to find out.