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June 2019

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Reclaim the Game
 Every town in America has dead retail space. You know what I’m talking about.Read More

Cover Stories and Features

Fresh Perspective
 Lake Toxaway revives its heritage, plans for the futureRead More

Buying into the Game
 It was one of the most talked-about scenes in golf history, and arguably one of the greatest moments for women in the game.Read More

Role of a Lifetime
 A Three-Decade Career Prepared Her For The Job She Always WantedRead More

Greens or Green Space?
 Louisville Conservancy Bids To Take City Courses Back To NatureRead More

Case Studies

Women’s Golf Month Sparks Year-Round Initiatives
 A lot of operators throw out an event or two for women in June. Their message couldn’t be clearer: “See, we’re not anti-women. We gave the gals a Thursday afternoon scramble during Women’s Golf Month on the hottest day of the year. Yea us!”Read More

Taking on the Tax Codes
 Today, more than ever we receive reports of states attempting to pass legislation that specifically targets a single business entity, GOLF! Why is this?Read More

70-Year Journey To Drive On
 On March 20, the LPGA introduced its new brand positioning that embraces its history and pushes toward the future with two simple words: Drive On.Read More

Japanese Summit Looks to the Future
 For decades, Japan has been at the forefront of technological advances, management discipline and operational efficiencies. Tokyo also is the host city for the 2020 Summer Games, featuring the second-ever Olympic golf tournament.Read More

What’s holding women back?
 What has been the biggest factor holding women back from committing to game improvement programs and playing on a regular basis?Read More

Connecting through a Digital Content Experience
 Golf courses have been struggling to keep their doors open since the Great Recession, according to the United States Golf Association (USGA). In part because of a declining rate of new players from a younger generation, while there’s a natural attrition as players age.Read More

Relationship Status: It’s Complicated
 While you might see some language like this headline when you login to various social media networks, this column is about the business relationships that exist between third parties and golf courses.Read More

More Than Just Words
 YouTube’s a Swiss Army Knife for Business CommunicationRead More

Up Close and Personal

Final Thoughts with Kristine Botelho
It was a tough winter. How has the extreme weather impacted your facility? We are located on the Wisconsin border near the Twin Cities.Read More

NGCOA News

Streamsong Finds Right Merchandising Mix For New Market
 How have merchandisers responded to the surge in women golfers in the last decade? Many haven’t. And the numbers show it.Read More

Idaho Club Gets Haberman Makeover
 Two years after reopening under new ownership, there is more evidence the Idaho Club is fully recovered from years of financial distress and legal uncertainty. The latest sign of the club’s full-scale recovery is a new 9,200-square-foot “modern mountain” clubhouse under construction and scheduled to open late this summer.Read More

Tiger Woods Design Project
 Tiger Woods Design Project Has Chicagoans In An UproarRead More

West Bay Academy offers Community 'Edutainment'
 In one of the marketing videos highlighting West Bay Club in Estero, Florida, the tagline for this private member-owned community describes the club as having, “Endless Possibilities Under the Sun.”Read More

Pillsbury and Harbin Join NGCOA Board
 ClubCorp CEO David Pillsbury and OnCourse Operations President Cathy Harbin have been named to the NGCOA Board of Directors.Read More

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