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Operating a golf course is akin to running five (or more!) separate businesses. The NGCOA provides you with resources for managing your back office and the green — and everything in between.

Independent Contractors in The Golf Industry white paper

Independent Contractors in the Golf Industry

A white paper on navigating the Department of Labor's 2024 Rule

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compensation and benefits study

NEW 2024 Golf Industry Comp & Benefits Report

Learn how your comp + ben data compares to your industry peers!

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policy and regulatory resources

Labor and Immigration Resources

Learn about critical personnel issues facing your golf business

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pga executive search services

Executive Search Services

Find or post a job, or search for PGA Professionals for your golf business

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Make Golf Your Career

Connecting talent with opportunity – part of the
Make Golf Your Thing movement! Create a profile for your course and list opportunities for job seekers across the golf industry. 

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Workplace Center Publications

Download NGCOA's comprehensive 'So, You Want to Own a Golf Course?' which provides foundational knowledge related to golf course ownership.


Latest Content: Workplace Center

  • By Michael Williams, Contributor, Golf Business  A very healthy debate among golfers is about which major is their favorite. Near the top of my list is the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. The event is hosted at platinum courses and produces ...

  • As seen in Golf Business May/June 2024    By Steve Eubanks, Contributor, Golf Business Of all the problems facing course owners who are trying to recruit high-quality talent, one of the toughest is the nationwide housing crisis. ...

  • As seen in Golf Business May/June 2024    By Scott Kauffman, Contributor, Golf Business At the dawn of the new millennium, Ford Plantation was being developed by a new ownership group with ambitious plans to create an exclusive 1,800-acre ...

  • As seen in Golf Business May/June 2024    By Ronnie Miles, NGCOA, Senior Director of Advocacy The golf industry continues to experience increased participation, which is great for the industry and the bottom line of the business. However, ...

Workplace Center Videos

NGCOA Webinar ▷ The DOL 2024 Independent Contractor Rule

How will the Department of Labor's new 2024 Independent Contractor Rule impact YOUR business and our whole industry? NGCOA's Sr. Director of Advocacy Ronnie Miles welcomes our special guest Rick L. Hackman, Esq., Chair of the Labor and Employment Group at Saxton & Stump law firm. Rick explains the ins and outs of the new independent contractor rule and takes questions real-time to close things out.