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    By Michael Williams, Contributor, Golf Business  It’s been another banner year for the golf business, with rounds and new participants hitting record levels. But as the cold weather descends on much of the country, rounds of golf are beginning to slow and, in ...

  • As seen in Golf Business September/October 2023    By Steve Eubanks, Contributor, Golf Business You don’t know what to expect until you step on the property. Then it hits you like a blinding light from the sky. Spend 10 minutes at The Hay, the par-3 facility ...

  • As seen in Golf Business September/October 2023    By David Gould, Contributor, Golf Business The more people talk about golf’s current spike in participation, the more it pains them to recall the “Tiger boom” of the 1990s—the one that never got traction. ...

  • As seen in Golf Business July/August 2023    By Steve Eubanks, Contributor, Golf Business If you’re a fan of old western movies, you know the area. “Coogan’s Bluff,” “Mackenna’s Gold,” “3:10 to Yuma,” “The Comancheros,” “Apache,” and four years of “Death ...

  • By Harvey Silverman, Contributor, Golf Business | Silverback Golf Marketing  And here we thought Carl Spackler did his job and rid Bushwood Country Club of his nemesis, a pesky turf destroyer. Some of his methods might have been inhumane, but the gopher, ...

  • As seen in Golf Business July/August 2023    By Doug McPherson, Contributor, Golf Business   Daunting. That’s the word even the people in the capital project management business sometimes use to describe capital projects. So you know these kinds of projects ...

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