Golf Digest Senior Editor of Equipment; "Gouge" of Bomb & Gouge and Hot List 365 blog
on golfdigest.com; @MikeStachura on Twitter;
Meet the Hot List Judges, Scientists, Retailers, and Players
E. MICHAEL JOHNSON
Senior Editor, Equipment for Golf World; "Bomb" of Bomb & Gouge; golf writer for 26 years, the last 15 covering equipment; @EMichaelGW on Twitter;
Golf Digest Senior Editor; author of Ask Stina column
; co-host of golfdigest.com's Tips Plus;
former golf-shop owner; @StinaSternberg on Twitter;
JOHN AXE, PH.D.
Retired physicist who studied the features of solid materials.
Associate Editor. Chronicled golf in America on 60-day road trip;
played in 2010 U.S. Public Links; 0.4 Index.
MARTIN BROUILLETTE, Ph.D
Prof. of mechanical engineering at the University of Sherbrooke.
DAVID LEE, Ph.D
Associate professor of physics at Gordon College.
THOMAS LACY JR., Ph.D.
Associate professor of aerospace engineering at Mississippi State.
JOHN MCPHEE, Ph.D
Professor of systems design engineering at Univ. of Waterloo.
GEORGE SPRINGER, Ph.D
Professor of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford.
Residence: South Easton, Mass.
Job: Co-owner of Joe & Leigh's Discount golf shop at Pine Oaks.
Residence: Ypsilanti, Mich.
Job: Vice president of operations at Miles of Golf.
Residence: Niceville, Fla.
Job: Vice president of retail operations at Edwin Watts Golf.
Residence: Bethesda, Md.
Job:Director of golf at Congressional Country Club.
Ken Morton Jr.
Residence: Sacramento, Calif.
Job: VP of retail and marketing at Haggin Oaks Golf Super Shop.
Residence: Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Job: General manager at Carl's Golfland.
Residence: Carlsbad, Calif.
Job: Co-owner of Carlsbad Golf Center.
CARL ROSE JR.
Residence: Orchard Lake, Mich.
Job: Owner of Carl's Golfland.
TOM ALLEN / 8.8 (HDCP INDEX)
Residence: Middletown, Ohio
Job: Attorney for the Frost Brown Todd law firm.
JEFF BLIND / 11.1
Residence: New York City
Job: Institutional sales and trading at Kellogg Partners.
DAN GRATTAN / 8.7
Job: Vice president of sales at Annaly Capital Management.
RICKY BROWN / +1.4
Residence: Fort Worth
Job: High school business teacher.
JASON GUSS / 0
Residence: Gaylord, Mich.
Job: Senior instructor at the Rick Smith Golf Academy.
DON HURTER / 0
Residence: Sedalia, Colo.
Job: Head golf professional at Castle Pines Golf Club.
PAUL IANNIELLO / 5.0
Job: Lieutenant at the Orange County Fire Rescue Department.
JIM JONES / 6.5
Residence: Park City, Utah
Job: Retired pilot; began playing golf at age 55.
STEVE LACHMAN / 2.7
Residence: La Quinta, Calif.
Job: Voiceover artist; has played golf for 41 years.
BILL KORBER / 18
Residence: Litchfield Park, Ariz.
Job: Owns an agency that represents manufacturers.
PETER LEE / 12.1
Residence: San Ramon, Calif.
Job: Director of compliance and privacy at Mirixa Corp.
DONNIE LUPER / 1.8
Residence: Bridgeton, N.C.
Job: Endodontist; began playing at Age: 8.
SUBHASIS MAITRA / 16
Residence: Goodyear, Ariz.
Job: Pediatric internist; a golfer for 12 years.
LARRY MCCOY / 4.2
Residence: Newtown, Conn.
Job: Product-development director at RewardsNOW.
BILL MAYBEN / 14.4
Job: Retired CEO and electrical engineer; plays 100 rounds a year.
JASON MUSSER / 2.8
Residence: Fresno, Calif.
Job: Detective at Fresno Police Department.
DEB SANDERS / 7.8
Job: Supervisory special agent of the FBI.
JASON SHIPLEY / 5
Residence: Parkville, Md.
Job: Realtor who plays 70 rounds a year. Former long-drive finalist.
CHRIS O'GARA / 15
Job: Insurance broker; is a big believer in SGI irons.
MATT VANASSE / 7
Job: Stockbroker; plays about 60 rounds a year.