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     One of America’s top builders learned the best way to drive residential sales on golf courses was to own the course itself.Read More

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     Short courses fill the gap between mini-golf and the traditional 18-holes, where newcomers can test the waters and just play the game.Read More

  • Cybersecurity Awareness is Critical

     If you are not educating your employees on cybersecurity best practices, you are missing the biggest opportunity for improvement in your entire cybersecurity profile. Your employees have business-need access to a lot of important data, and their ability to protect that data — or to inadvertently let it walk out the door of your organization — is strongRead 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

April 2018

From the CEO

Vantage Point
 The recently released USGA and R&A report on driving distance sure drew a lot of attention from all corners of the golf universe.Read More

Cover Stories and Features

Keeping Up Appearances
 Deferring a golf course’s capital improvements can be a dangerous game. But how can owners and managers best execute large and small projects that deliver solid ROI?Read More

Going Back to (Golf) School
 At resorts, golf instructors can take advantage of the vacation atmosphere with superior amenities to bolster revenuesRead More

Taking Control
 One of America’s top builders learned the best way to drive residential sales on golf courses was to own the course itself.Read More

Shane Gardner Brings Conservatism Back to Multi-Course Management
 If you remember someone who lived through the Great Depression, you have a story about their quirks. There was the grandmother who saved aluminum foil for months; the uncle who never turned on the heat or air no matter how cold or hot it got; the elderly neighbor who died with way too much cash in odd places throughout his home; or the guy who cut the ignition on his truck and coasted down every hill to save fuel. We shook our heads at them then and marvel now at how the Depression affected them for life. Read More

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Employee Engagement
 We all seem to get it by now — more engaged employees perform at a higher level.Read More

Cybersecurity Awareness is Critical
 If you are not educating your employees on cybersecurity best practices, you are missing the biggest opportunity for improvement in your entire cybersecurity profile. Your employees have business-need access to a lot of important data, and their ability to protect that data — or to inadvertently let it walk out the door of your organization — is strongRead More

Let the (Short) Games Begin
 Short courses fill the gap between mini-golf and the traditional 18-holes, where newcomers can test the waters and just play the game.Read More

Industry News and Trends

New USGA Distance Report Spurs More Debate
 It will be the topic of discussion in most grill rooms all year, and a subject operators will need to be familiar with as the debate continues.Read More

World Handicapping System Set for Debut in 2020
 Operators — be aware, because you’re going to be facing all the questions.Read More

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