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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 & 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

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    Golf Simulators

    Good Morning, We are thinking about turning a little used meeting room, adjacent to our large sports bar, into an entertainment area with a golf simulator. ...

  • Hi Mark - I would submit it to my insurance company for reimbursement and then the insurance company would go after him. All the best, Justin N. ...

  • We hosted a charity event for local Athletic Booster group.  One player, operating the cart from the passenger side, takes cart off the cart path in a ...

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    RE: Payment

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  • 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