Research has proven strategic thinkers to be the most highly effective leaders in any business or organization. Emphasizing the importance of strategic thinking, Henry DeLozier, a principal with Global Golf Advisors, cites a Management Research Group study in which 97 percent of a group of 10,000 senior executives said strategic thinking is the most critical leadership skill for an organization’s success.
Many public course operators lose the battle with big-box retailers when it comes to hardgoods sales, but management of The Frog in Villa Rica, Georgia, has gone on the offensive with its Equipment Incentive program.
December can often be a slow period at many golf courses, but the management at Riverwalk Golf Club in San Diego chose to go on the offensive late last year in hopes of driving additional retail sales.
The cameras were rolling when Golf Business editor Ronnie Musselwhite sat down to talk with Jack Nicklaus prior to him being presented with the NGCOA’s 2014 Award of Merit. See the full interview in this Golf Business video exclusive.
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