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Golf Business Magazine

Golf Business May 2021

Latest Discussions

  • We allow all of our casual wage employees free golf, as long as the privilege is not abused. We also give them a certain dollar amount of credit towards ...

  • Amen John! We have not participated in the book for 8 years and at the same time eliminated our participation in 3rd party bookings. We experience the ...

  • 100% agree. There are very rare cases when a course can benefit incrementally, but these discount books are lazy marketing ISO  disloyal and low cost rounds. ...

  • I think I've addressed this issue before here on this forum, but this morning it got under my skin again. I really don't get it. More than one group ...


  • NGCOA Members Get Rebates on Motorola Two-Way Radio Products

    NGCOA is pleased to announce its new partnership with HQ98, the largest national value-added reseller of Motorola two-way radios. Through this partnership, NGCOA members receive rebates on industry-leading two-way radio systems; these devices help golf ... More
  • Your Golf Course May Be Eligible for up to Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Tax Credits

    NGCOA's Newest Smart Buy Partner Helps Businesses with ERTC Calculation and Filing   NGCOA has just partnered with Rockerbox to help golf courses determine if they're eligible for the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) program. These credits are ... More