25 Things You Didn’t Know About Ken May, CEO of Topgolf

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Ken May, CEO of Topgolf

By Kelsey Ogletree, September 22, 2016

The average day in the life of Ken May revolves around changing the perception of golf on a worldwide scale. NBD, right? Since Dallas-based May took the driver’s seat two years ago, Topgolf has grown to more than 30 driving range-on-steroids locations around the country (plus three in the United Kingdom), the most recent being a haute venue in Las Vegas (see above)—complete with its own pool. Next up? A location in Australia, set to open in 2017. Peek inside what else is in May’s mind, when he’s not working on global business deals in the name of sports.  

Kevin Costner Tin Cup1. My favorite sports movie is “Tin Cup.”

2. I never leave the house without my iPhone.

3. If I had to eat one food  for the rest of my life, it would be soup.

4. Growing up, I was sure I would be tall.

5. I know every word to the song “Sweet Home Alabama.”

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