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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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Golf Business JULY 2022           July/August 2022

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    RE: Dog Policy

    Unbeknownst to me, our head pro started allowing dogs on the property and when we discovered it had become very popular. I tried to enforce a policy of ...

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    Dog Policy

    We are a small nine hole club in Dutchess County, NY that until recently had one small dog join their owners for dinners on our patio However, we ...

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    RE: POS Systems

    I had Foreup. It was a bad experience. We went to Louisville Computer Guys. Jay Snider. We could not be happier. Their website says it is closed but it ...

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    RE: Dress Code

    I'm a public golf operator but visit/play every level of privates. As well, have many friends running private clubs nationwide. The golf industry ...


  • NGCOA Strengthens Relationship with USGA

    The NGCOA is pleased to announce its latest golf industry partnership with the United States Golf Association (USGA). Through this partnership, the USGA will offer research, education and solutions related to agronomy and on-course golf experience to ... More
  • NGCOA Adds New Staff and Promotes from Within

    NGCOA is pleased to announce the addition of new staff, and internal moves and promotions. Membership: Rachel Carter joins NGCOA as Senior Director of Membership. She has more than 20 years of professional country club and golf club experience and ... More