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Leap of Faith
 A Family Brings A Nebraska Course Back From The DeadRead More

Looking Beyond the Science
 FarmLinks goes from Research Course to Resort DestinationRead More

Raising Capital
 Owners, lenders get creative with financeRead More

Turf Wars: Can Golf (Someday) Win Its Battles Against Disease and Other Disasters?
 When disease brings misery to humans, well-funded researchers roll up their sleeves to find a solution. We’ve seen this process end triumphantly in the case of smallpox — eradicated four decades ago. Behind it is an impressive list of other dread diseases scientists expect to dispense with — malaria, mumps, measles and rubella among them.Read More

Company Created To Repurpose Golf
 The alternatives have been traditionally bleak. If a course loses money, and no amount of managerial efficiency can turn the red ink to black, owners normally walk away from golf.Read More

Attracting Gen-Z Golfers to the Game Through Club Initiatives
 Making up 25 percent of the U.S. population, Gen Z is the biggest and most diverse generation in American history. The golf industry is taking note of this age group, and developing programs and club initiatives to incentivize them to play golf.Read More

Where Golf’s Future Lies
 Junior Golf is A Bright Light in the GameRead More

Case Studies

Letter to the Editor: Women’s impact story falls short
 I'm an industry analyst and read with great anticipation what new, quantitative proof was going to be offered to back up the cover headline of "Women are now significant players in revenue stream".Read More



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Bright Ideas Archive

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Access some of the most creative ideas golf course owners and operators have to offer within the Bright Ideas area of the GB Archive.Read More

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