Grew up poor as a church mouse. Failed the 5th grade. Barely passed High School. Fought in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Marine 0311. Graduated University of Baltimore Magna Cum Laude. Runs 15 businesses that do ok.
Bob’s business interests run the gamut – from golf clubs and motorcycle dealerships to real estate lending, custom furniture, advertising and video production.
The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation inspires hope by providing critical funding at critical times to organizations striving to make a difference. While we are primarily focused on needs in the Greater Phoenix area, we are also committed to funding nonprofits that benefit military veterans and the people of Haiti.
PXG golf clubs are engineered with no cost or time constraints for golfers who demand the very best. We care about only one thing: performance. Our patented technologies deliver game-changing distance, forgiveness, accuracy, and feel. All PXG clubs are made to exacting standards and help golfers of all skill levels enjoy the game more.
SNEAKY BIG is one of Arizona’s largest and most technologically advanced production facilities. Located in Scottsdale and encompassing more than 15,000 square feet, this fully integrated facility offers the perfect setting for television and commercial shoots, rehearsal and recording sessions, Web/media production, press conferences, corporate training videos, music videos, post production and video editing, color correction, photography and events.
Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale is the largest Harley dealership in North America. The 150,000 square-foot facility was designed to be a true entertainment space and includes a tattoo and piercing parlor, wedding chapel and movie theater. Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale is a Top 50 Dealership as awarded by Powersports Business and Top 100 Dealer as awarded by Dealernews Magazine.
Scottsdale National Golf Club is an exclusive, members-only golf club located in the McDowell Mountain Range and surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine wilderness. Our championship 18-hole Mine Shaft Course is classically designed, offering a unique and tranquil setting with picturesque views in every direction. Combined with the unforgettable 18-hole experience, The Other Course, and the dramatic Par 3 course, The Bad Little Nine, we now offer you 45 holes of unique and exhilarating golf.
GO AZ Motorcycles, with locations in Scottsdale and Peoria, is one of the premier dealers of BMW, Ducati, Triumph, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, Ural, Vespa and Aprilia in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Mesa and the surrounding areas.
YAM Properties owns and operates commercial real estate in the Greater Phoenix area. With office space and retail locations in Tempe, Scottsdale, Mesa and Glendale, properties range from movie theatres to restaurants to banking and more.
YAM Capital is a Scottsdale-based private investment firm providing financing for the acquisition and development of commercial real estate projects nationwide.
Spooky Fast is a custom fabrication and finishing company. Though the 40,000-square-foot studio specializes in motorcycles, the company designs and finishes everything from musical instruments to skateboards to firearms.
The YAMWOOD Foundry creates outstanding and timeless custom furniture. Using innovative fabrication methods and working primarily in wood and metal, YAMWOOD designs and builds residential and commercial furniture to create beautiful, durable pieces that bring the client’s vision to life.
The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation was formed in 2012 to reach low-income and underserved populations, marginalized communities and causes often overlooked or underfunded by mainstream philanthropy. Dealing in the areas of homelessness, medical care, at-risk youth, education and the needs of wounded veterans and military families, The Foundation provides transformational gifts to nonprofit organizations that are successfully addressing these issues and can demonstrate and measure the impact of their work.
Custom clubs just might take you to the next level. They’ll cut down on excuses, anyway.
PXG releases all-new affordable irons, the 0211 XCOR2.
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16 RULES FOR SUCCESS
There’s an old Chinese saying that I just love, and I believe it is so true. It goes like this:
“The tempation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed.”