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     A Nebraska-based group calling itself the Dormie Network is growing a countrywide network of destination private clubs on an ironically overlooked part of the experience–the game of golf itselfRead More

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    Late last year, longtime Golf Business contributor David Gould took a deep dive into the when and how of exiting a golf course investment. Now, in this exclusive podcast available to NGCOA members, Gould takes a further look into the issue with Editor-in-Chief Chris Cox and the findings he unearthed during the writing process.Read More

February 2018

From the CEO

Vantage Point
 Call it serendipity, or simply good timing. Whatever it is, the new NGCOA-Yamaha partnership is coming at the right moment in time for both organizations.Read More

Cover Stories and Features

Culture Creatures
 Molding the service excellence your golf facility needsRead More

The Stunt Man
 Revered board member Dick Stuntz set to take over as NGCOA PresidentRead More

Case Studies

Bill Stine the Golf Guy
 Satisfying the golf consumer has been the Stine family edict for almost half a century. That continues today at Cypress Golf Management, where Bill Stine continues to lead the industry in both quality and valueRead More

Destination Golf
 A Nebraska-based group calling itself the Dormie Network is growing a countrywide network of destination private clubs on an ironically overlooked part of the experience–the game of golf itselfRead More

Shifting Sands
 With Sandestin Beach & Golf Resort seeing both positive signs and formidable challenges, Rick Hileman constantly tweaks his facilityís offerings, marketing and customer serviceRead More

Industry News and Trends

Listen to the Legend
 We’ve all dreamed of being that once-in-a-generation, world-class golfer. Captivating fans as we approach the 18th green to a round of applause, one short chip-in away from a tournament title.Read More

A Blunt Decision
 Some have become strawberry farms.Read More

Topgolf Partners with Course Owners
 They’ve been seen as a model to be emulated, but also as a competitor. Topgolf’s success has been nothing short of extraordinary. On a typical Saturday night, the line to get a hitting bay at any Topgolf facility can stretch outside the door. As late as 10 p.m., cars circle parking lots as customers try get inside. In the last decade, nothing in our game has come close in terms of profitability, creativity and market expansion.Read More

Lifting Your Leadership
 Good leaders are hard to find, and great leaders are even more elusive. Whether there’s a team reporting to you or not, you have the ability to lift your level of respect with your peers while also improving your capacity for greater leadership opportunities.Read More

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