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    You couldn’t find it on a bet. That’s how the owners want it. When you drive north out of Savannah, Georgia, deep into the woodlands of South Carolina where the smells of the lowcountry hit you in the face like a wet shrimp net, your first thought is, “It can’t be out here, can it?”Read More

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    A trio of PGA Professionals decided that they wanted to work for themselves, so they came together to form Virginia Beach Golf Management with intent to bid on their hometown municipal coursesRead More

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June 2017

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Vantage Point
Bookstores. Small ones, independently owned and operated. Remember those? You know, the ones you would walk into and feel the weight of history’s greatest authors looking down upon you from the shelves, while you looked around in awe at all you didn’t know. A place where you could browse for hours.Read More

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Mixed Signals
In April, PGA of America members received a jarring email from their president, Paul Levy. It read, in part, “The PGA of America Board of Directors, after extensive assessment and consideration, and in the best interest of fulfilling the current strategic plan for our properties, voted to move forward with divesting both St. Lucie Trail Golf Club and the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance from our portfolio of properties.”Read More

Congaree Contributes
You couldn’t find it on a bet. That’s how the owners want it. When you drive north out of Savannah, Georgia, deep into the woodlands of South Carolina where the smells of the lowcountry hit you in the face like a wet shrimp net, your first thought is, “It can’t be out here, can it?”Read More

Wonder Women
How daughters of a dynamic entrepreneur are carving their own niche at Fox HillsRead More

The Major Leagues
Simple tips for boosting you business through better leaguesRead More

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Legendary Griffin
Already among the premier golf facilities in its area, Griffin Gate Golf Club nonetheless took on major renovations and revised sales strategies to preserve its market positionRead More

Polishing A Gem
Springfield Country Club was falling on hard times, so one enterprising member decided to take what he’d learned in the jewelry business and use it to save his beloved Massachusetts clubRead More

Professional Partners
A trio of PGA Professionals decided that they wanted to work for themselves, so they came together to form Virginia Beach Golf Management with intent to bid on their hometown municipal coursesRead More

Industry News and Trends

A Special Bond
We can all trace back our own history, as we reach deep within the mind to recount that special moment with dad.Read More

Attracting Talent
It’s become painfully apparent throughout the last decade that while most CEOs recognize there’s a drastic talent optimization problem, they have absolutely no idea how to fix it, nor time to take it on alone.Read More

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Teaching Tech
The educational lineup has been set for the NGCOA’s inaugural Golf Business TechCon in Las Vegas later this year. Don’t miss this chance to grow your knowledge at this one-of-a-kind eventRead More

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