Colorful graffiti, the word “OPEN” in neon lights, and Latin music greet visitors to Cha Cha Chicken, giving off a beach vibe like you’d expect to find in Cuba.
The still lifeless spring morning sun sees the founder of Vice Golf standing in a thick jacket in Venice Skate Park. Only when the perfect subject is found, the jacket is discarded, a cool pose is struck, and the shots are in the bag.
In the California desert, which turns out to be bitingly cold in February, Ingo Duellmann and Rainer Stoeckl pose defiantly and self-confidently in front of the gigantic, commanding life-size dinosaurs which leave visitors looking on in awe and respect.
Now that the first frost has arrived and they’re switching over to the winter greens, it’s time we present our new Vice Beanies.
On the morning of December 12, 2017, the employees of Vice Golf’s founders and CEOs Ingo Düllmann and Rainer Stöckl stand on their new Munich office’s roof deck with a large cake. This day marks the five-year anniversary of the Munich golf ball startup that was the world’s first company to sell golf balls via direct distribution to golfers around the world – at considerably lower prices and with a dynamism and attention to detail that had never been seen before in golf.
When the VICE GUARD umbrellas were introduced two years ago, many customers were thrilled by the idea of canopies printed with camouflage patterns in the shape of fairways, which we photographed from the air.
A.C.´s Icees has been an institution for frozen lemonade for almost four decades. Located in Coconut Grove´s Kennedy Park, the white truck with the fancy lettering on the outside is open from Monday to Sunday, every week, every month, 365 days a year.
If you had talked to Thea Hoffmeister about soccer three years ago, it would have been a short conversation – today, the Kiel native is involved in managing the Asian expansion of Borussia Dortmund, is very familiar with soccer, and commutes between Shanghai, Dortmund, and Munich. And despite all that, the recent club champion still ranks among Germany’s best amateur golfers.
Mark Timberlake is one of Germany´s best greenkeepers. Inspired by greenkeeper legend Jim Arthur, Mark and his team make sure every morning that greens are fast and honest which results in a regular chorus of praise – as well as four-putts and frustration.
Although his name does not sound Asian at all, the talented Taiwanese golfer has been through a lot of exciting experiences including the battle against European Tour players like German Bernd Ritthammer. The hardworking up and coming player is determined to achieve his goals – making it to the highest stage of the European and American Tour and winning a Major!