Day 2: Blood, Sweat and Beers

What does it take to be a Hot List tester? Most of the 18 panelists in place at the 2022 testing summit have been there before, they don’t get paid, and they do everything they can to be invited back next year—even if it means swinging through physical agony. “It’s one of the craziest and most exciting things I do all year,” says PGA professional Jason Guss. “We take our jobs very seriously, but we’ve also made lifelong friends here.”