National Golf Course Owners Association

Leading the Business of Golf

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NEW NGCOA Real Estate Center

New partner Hilco Golf Advisors provides education, resources and more related to buying and selling golf courses

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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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Register now for Golf Business Conference 2023 in Orlando! The Rosen Centre is our host hotel; book your room(s) today!  

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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 & 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 technology software


Reviews, research and analysis on current and future golf technology

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golf simulator


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

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  • 2023 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Zach Johnson to Headline the GBC23 Closing Reception

    NGCOA is pleased to announce that 2023 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Zach Johnson will sit down with NGCOA CEO Jay Karen for a conversation and audience Q&A on Wednesday, January 25 during NGCOA’s Golf Business Conference 2023 in Orlando, FL. The NGCOA’s ... More
  • NGCOA Announces Award Winners for 2023

    NGCOA is pleased to announce the winners of the association’s annual awards. Each year, the NGCOA recognizes the most outstanding members of the past year, and the individuals and organizations that have helped preserve the tradition of the game while ... More