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WE ARE GOLF Coalition Celebrates National Golf Day

By Ronnie MIles, Director of Advocacy, NGCOA On May 10th, Greg McLaughlin, CEO, World Golf Foundation, kicked off our celebration


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Green Pathways: A Course Owner's Ecological Journey to Make Her Club Net Zero

By Pamela Dreyfuss, Owner, La Cañada Flintridge Country Club (CA) Propelled by a sense of urgency driven by the climate crisis, my husband, Randy, and I started to explore how we could reduce our golf course and facility's carbon contribution to...




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Injured Golf Cart Passenger Who Settled His Claims Against The Driver Is Precluded From Asserting Cl

By Rob Harris, Founder, Golf Dispute Resolution In Jones v. The Glenwood Golf Corporation , the Iowa Supreme Court explained that “a father–son golf outing ended badly when the son, driving a golf cart owned by the golf course, struck a bridge and...


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Episode 12 of Golf Business LIVE Friday Edition

Jay also examined the market and legal ramifications of the NBC Sports Group (GOLFNOW) acquisition of EZLinks with Andre Barlow, former trial attorney for the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, and Jared Williams, NGCOA's Co-Director of Advocacy for legal matters


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Simplifying Technical Aspects Regarding Seasonality (STARS) Act

March 2018 : Lack of clarity regarding the employer mandates seasonal worker exemption within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to be a problem for the golf industry. Given our heavy reliance on seasonal workers, it is critical that the golf industry have a clear definition of seasonal...


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CWA NPDES Pesticide General Permit

Overview: Golf course operators and their superintendents are some of the nation's leading practitioners of integrated pest management, a philosophy that reduces the potential environmental risks of pesticide usage. However, pesticide users are now subject to a court-imposed requirement that...


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Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act

Congress has moved in a broadly bipartisan effort over the last several years to address this issue with the “Personal Health Investment Today” or PHIT Act. This legislation would allow Americans to tap their pre-tax health savings accounts for physical activity expenses. Golf-related incentives...