National Golf Course Owners Association

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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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We're looking forward to seeing you at Golf Business Conference 2023! Mark your calendar today!

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NGCOA Info Centers

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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 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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  • We are in the process of selling our golf course. We received an unsolicited bid directly from the buyer so there was no broker involved and their will ...

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  • I'm sure the commission varies but I've found the top brokers charge 10%. ------------------------------ Jack Shoenfelt PGA Golf Professional Oriole Golf ...

  • We have an event that brings in a guy & his wife to do this each year for their event. They use compressed air to launch the ball with a can of air used ...


  • NGCOA Remembers Hilda Allen

    With great sadness, the NGCOA staff and board of directors learned of Hilda Allen’s unexpected passing last week. As president and managing director of her company, Hilda W. Allen Real Estate, she was a consistent presence at NGCOA for more than 25 ... More
  • NGCOA Releases 2022 Golf Business Pulse Report: A View Into the Changing Industry of Golf Operations

    NGCOA just released the 2022 Golf Business Pulse Report, which was developed and produced in partnership with Sports and Leisure Research Group, and sponsored by the United States Golf Association (USGA). This insightful publication ​​examines emerging ... More