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     To get new players to stick with golf, you’ve got to make them comfortable with the whole intimidating scene.Read More

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     Director of golf Kevin McKinley keeps Treetops Resort’s 81-hole operation on point and in demand with superior customer service—and a novel stay-and-play strategy.Read More

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     Twenty-five banks all told the Lindsay clan the same thing—they were being denied a loan because a golf course just wasn’t going to fly in their isolated Pennsylvania town. But with multiple generations pitching in, the operation has taken wing.Read More


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    The primary purpose of the coalition is to support a more competitive and balanced marketplace in public golf that is both supportive of the golf course owner, operator, PGA professional and the golf consumer. This will be accomplished by promoting adoption of online tee time guidelines and best practices among technology companies, online agents, marketers, golf course operators, general consumers, and the media.Read More

January 2018

Changing Landscape

Longtime golf course architect Richard Mandell has seen firsthand how course trends have evolved over the years. Tune into the Three Key Thoughts podcast to hear the award-winning designer explain the movement of returning to the golden-age focus on craftsmanship and whether he believes golf course owners and operators are taking to heart the mandate to make the game easier. Discover the latest trends in architecture during this quick-yet-informative podcast, available exclusively to NGCOA members at or click the graphic below.

Changing Landscape


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Bright Ideas Archive

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Access some of the most creative ideas golf course owners and operators have to offer within the Bright Ideas area of the GB Archive.Read More

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