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    Members at Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club are proud to call the Vancouver course home. But with its lease expiring and unlikely to be extended, how long will they be able to call it that?Read More

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    Rod Metzler and Empire Golf are overcoming a saturated marketplace in Northern California by offering an array of initiatives for the entire family at each of their four facilitiesRead More

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  • Tackling Tee Times
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    It’s been just over a year since the launch of the Golf USA Tee Time Coalition, a joint initiative of the NGCOA and PGA of America that’s working to ensure a balanced marketplace in public golf. The action has been nonstop ever since for its managing director, Jared Williams, who sat down this month with the Golf Business podcast ì3 Key Thoughts’ to discuss what the coalition has accomplished thus far and what lies ahead.Read More

May 2017

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Vantage Point
What do Presidents Taft, Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama and Trump all have in common?Read More

Cover Stories and Features

Coming to America
Capitalizing on a foreign tourism boom growing by the dayRead More

Big Brother Watching
As awful as litigation can be for course owners, legal actions have become part of life in the golf industry. Unfortunately, every month or two, a new lawsuit pops up with the potential to set a painful precedent for all operators.Read More

Opening the Door
Weaving hospitality into the fabric of your company cultureRead More

Making the Big Leagues
You think finding your little white golf ball hidden in the woods is hard? Imagine tracking it down somewhere behind 60,000 seats.Read More

Case Studies

At The End of Their Lease
Members at Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club are proud to call the Vancouver course home. But with its lease expiring and unlikely to be extended, how long will they be able to call it that?Read More

Building An Empire
Rod Metzler and Empire Golf are overcoming a saturated marketplace in Northern California by offering an array of initiatives for the entire family at each of their four facilitiesRead More

Come Hell Or ‘Hi’‭ ‬Water
The Hess family has owned and operated Pennsylvania’s Hi-Level Golf Course through three generations, and the household plans to continue that despite the passing last year of owner Bob HessRead More

Industry News and Trends

Making Memories
There’s something magical about the special bonds that can be forged between a parent and child on the golf course.Read More

Procrastination Positives
Remember those good ol’ days back in college when you knew finals were lurking just a couple of weeks away, and you committed to study a little bit each night? You promised to be disciplined and not wait to cram everything in at the last minute. And what happened? Read More

NGCOA News

NGCOA Unites
The NGCOA is once again set to unite the world’s largest gathering of multi-course owners next month as part of its 21st annual MCO Leadership Retreat in Monterey, CaliforniaRead More

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