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     The when and how of exiting a golf-course investmentRead More

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     Bob MacCormack spent his first four years in golf sinking money into his courses then trying to figure out how to get it back. Now, the former plumber knows what he’s doing, and he’s reaping the benefitsRead More

  • The Wigwam Way

     By constantly emphasizing how it’s different from its local competitors, one of the oldest resort golf facilities in the Phoenix and Scottsdale valley has enjoyed several years of growthRead More

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  • Speaking With Sanford

    U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, the former governor of South Carolina and current representative of the First District of South Carolina, recently visited the NGCOA to chat with CEO Jay KarenRead More

November 2017

From the CEO

Vantage Point
 We’re only a little more than a month removed from the conclusion of our Golf Business TechCon, the first technology-focused conference in golf since the NGCOA last held it in 1999.Read More

Cover Stories and Features

For Love of the game
 Want to see golf grow in 2018? Maybe all it takes is a little bit of loveRead More

Leaving Greens and Keeping Green
 The when and how of exiting a golf-course investmentRead More

The 4 Horsemen
 New ownership has transformed Marlton Golf Club into a place of outreach for the minority community in suburban D.C.Read More

Case Studies

Public‭, ‬Private Partnership
 Private courses in Massachusetts looking for membership growth have found an unexpected ally in the state’s golf association. Together, they’ve formed a Member Days program that’s proven successful from the startRead More

The Wigwam Way
 By constantly emphasizing how it’s different from its local competitors, one of the oldest resort golf facilities in the Phoenix and Scottsdale valley has enjoyed several years of growthRead More

Trial and Error
 Bob MacCormack spent his first four years in golf sinking money into his courses then trying to figure out how to get it back. Now, the former plumber knows what he’s doing, and he’s reaping the benefitsRead More

NGCOA News

A Week to Remember
 It can often be a frightening proposition to host a big event for the first time. Golf course owners and operators know this feeling all too well. “Will this fail? Maybe it’ll work? How can I know for sure?” Think back to all the new ideas you’ve implemented at your facility. Do you remember how rewarding it felt when a creative, fresh idea took off and succeeded? Thanks to you, the golf course industry—the owner and operator, especially—the NGCOA knows that feeling, too. Thank you for a wonderful Golf Business TechCon!
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Brave New World
 Golf is constantly evolving. That much is certain. The direction in which the centuries-old sport fluctuates and develops changes by the day.Read More

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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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