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Drawing from his 26-year career in the golf industry, Jim speaks to companies and organizations on topics such as customer service and leadership.

Personal Growth
Jim's talk "The Comfort Crutch" describes how a crisis pushed him beyond the "comfort" of life, to a life driven by the desire to reach, grow, and do more.

Jim tells his faith story based largely on the theme in his book Life on the Porch.

Jim's thoughts resonate with people and he delivers with a style that is warm, funny, and down to earth.  To check his availability and see how he can add to your next program or event, email Jim below or call (615) 714-8321.

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  • Jim and his family were the honorees at our 2016 Life Event and he gave an impassioned presentation to the group. His story resonates and he tells it with a warmth and style that connects with people.

    Val Skinner
    6-time winner on LPGA Tour
    Former golf analyst – CBS and Golf Channel
    President Val Skinner Foundation
  • Jim has the experience and communication skills to ring the bell for any group or organization. He is able to share his unique story in a way that resonates with any audience. He certainly can challenge any group to think and dive deeper.

    Kendell Poole
    Principal, KPoole Strategic Relations
  • Jim is a dynamic leader who challenges his colleagues to think outside of the box. As a presenter, his creativity and thought provoking style delivered the inspiration to move our association forward. I highly recommend him to challenge your organization to reach new heights through a unique and powerful perspective.

    Jeff Abbot, CPA
    Executive Director –Carolinas Section of the PGA of America
  • Jim Vernon is one of the most inspirational speakers I have ever heard. He is a natural in capturing a crowd and presenting his message. I would recommend Jim to any group that is in need of education, motivation, or heartfelt inspiration.

    Randy Brothers
    Tennessee Director of Development
    Volunteers of America
  • Jim spoke at one of our conferences and his presentation received some of the highest marks from our attendees. He knows his stuff and delivers it in a way that left our group wanting more.

    Scott Merchant
    Co-founder, Director of Course Sales, Golfbook.com
  • Jim’s perseverance through the hardships of real life is such an inspiring story. His warmth and character as a human being truly sets him apart from the crowd.

    Chris Seifert
    Senior Pastor
    Hermitage United Methodist Church