Advertising Executive Doug DeGrood discusses his career and his new book: The Right Side of the Fairway: 18-golf inspired lessons for healing, preventing and living with cancer

Growing Destinations

Jun 2 2022 • 23 mins

Doug DeGrood has been a fixture in the Minneapolis advertising community for over 30 years. His award-winning work has touched many well-known brands. After he and his business partner sold their ad agency at the height of his career, Doug was diagnosed with cancer. This life-changing news brought a whole new perspective and a new appreciation for life. An avid golfer, Doug published a book titled The Right Side of the Fairway: 18 Golf Inspired Lessons for Healing, Preventing and Living with Cancer. Doug has a business consultancy and teaches advertising to college students. Ever the promoter, his newest venture is a canned cocktail: Doogie McShank's Refreshing Swing Oil, coming to a golf course near you.

Doug DeGrood
Experience Rochester, MN