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Golf Business LIVE: March 2022 — Jay Karen (NGCOA CEO) and Don Rea, PGA (Owner, Augusta Ranch GC + Secretary, PGA of America) dive into data with Jim Koppenhaver of Pellucid golf. What were the positive changes in customer behavior to learn from during the pandemic? With 2.9 people picking up the game of golf for the first time, what changes do golf course owners need to make to keep these new golfers coming back?



Golf Business LIVE | August 2021 — Jay Karen (NGCOA CEO) and Don Rea, PGA (Owner, Augusta Ranch GC + Secretary, PGA of America) react to the benchmarking battle across the industry and the noticeable apathy in terms of participation. What's the cure to this?