|Wednesday Nov 17, 2021|
Lovers of beers, brats and golf have a friend in SentryWorld, annually rated one of the best courses in Wisconsin. The resort announced this week a $275 all-inclusive rate for next spring, which includes 18 holes with a cart, locally curated food and beverage from two new on-course stations, and tee times 20 minutes apart. The renovated course will host the 2023 U.S. Senior Open.
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Lance Evans, senior vice president, sports for MGM Resorts in Las Vegas, shares his thoughts on leadership, what advice he would give a younger him and his vintage extravagance.
The First Call: Briefly, describe what you do for a living.
Lance Evans: I oversee all sports-related business for MGM Resorts, including marketing strategy, events, partnerships, betting, experiential activations and related business, like corporate partnerships, group and premium sales.
TFC: What time do you wake in the morning, and what time do you typically start the workday?
LE: 6 a.m., wake and 9 a.m. work.
TFC: What are key elements to leadership or to being a good leader?
LE: Listening and trust.
TFC: What changes, if any, have you made based on the events of the past year?
LE: Too many to name.
TFC: What's the secret to your success?
LE: Prioritize and communicate.
TFC: Who is your role model?
LE: Not sure I have a role model, but I genuinely appreciate the style and decision-making of Adam Silver, commissioner of the NBA.
The First Call's Bradley Klein offers golfers a few basic tips on how to take care of their course before complaining about course conditions to the superintendent
"Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success."
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