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NEW Guide for Aspiring Owners

NGCOA's 'So, You Want to Own a Golf Course?' is available for download! Plus: watch new episodes of Golf Business LIVE

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Smart Buy Marketplace

Take advantage of discounts, rebates and exclusive deals through NGCOA’s official purchasing program

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Save the date for #GBC22 in Orlando, Florida; learn about NGCOA, affiliate & industry events

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NGCOA Info Centers

Capitol Building


NGCOA supports and advances your business through resources and representation on Capitol Hill

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Virtual training programs and best practices to reduce high-turnover and improve mid-level management productivity

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diversity and inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Information and initiatives for a more equitable and inclusive sport, including NEW Make Golf Your Thing industry-wide movement

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Golf Simulator


Reviews, research and analysis on current and future golf technology

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Capitol Building


Initiatives and activities to attract new and returning customers... and increase your bottom line

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Latest Discussions

  • Don We ran your question by our Payroll partners at Deluxe and here is the response we received... " Holiday pay is a benefit and not a requirement.  ...

  • I would not deal with a POS system provider that did not handle this for me. I had to deal with this at my last business and would not waste my time doing ...

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    RE: PCI Compliance

    Yes we do. It is an amazingly difficult task, especially with 8 courses,  6 months and we are almost complete. #1: Immediately surrendered and called ...

  • 20 years ago Club I was at we had a tremendous amount of Lost and found stuff clubs included. So what I did is I told my assistant professionals which ...


  • New Resource for Aspiring Golf Course Owners

    NGCOA just released its latest research publication, So, You Want to Own a Golf Course? — A Must-Read Primer for Any Aspiring Golf Course Owner. This comprehensive guide provides foundational knowledge related to golf course ownership to those who may ... More
  • “NGCOA Insurance Services” Now Serviced by the BSBD Group

    NGCOA is pleased to announce that its “NGCOA Insurance Services” benefit is now being serviced by Boyd, Shackelford, Barnett & Dixon, LLC (the BSBD Group). NGCOA member golf courses will continue to obtain comprehensive and cost-effective property casualty ... More