National Golf Course Owners Association

Leading the Business of Golf

new ngcoa real estate center

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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Upcoming Events

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Latest Golf Business Magazine

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Latest Discussions

  • John, The customer data is captured when they make a tee time on GolfNow, so when they check in at the club, their data has been transferred to that club's ...

  • Shannon. I believe that Barstool, Supreme Golf, Golf Digest and CBS Sports have all partnered together. I received an email about this earlier this ...

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  • Ronnie, my questions stem from a visit at a GolfNow course. In talking to the gentleman behind the counter, I gathered that if a new customer had played ...

  • John We are not aware of personal data being shared between aggregators. Many states have privacy laws prohibiting sharing of their data without their ...


  • Register now for GBC23!

    If you're responsible for the success of a golf course business, you must attend the National Golf Course Owners Association’s (NGCOA) Golf Business Conference 2023 (GBC23). This annual event will again be held in Orlando, Florida from January 23-25 (alongside ... More
  • NGCOA Partners with aboutGOLF

    NGCOA is pleased to announce its latest executive partnership with aboutGOLF, a pioneer and current industry leader in the premium indoor golf and entertainment space. aboutGOLF is now an executive partner of the association and NGCOA Smart Buy Marketplace ... More