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Nicklaus Design Joins the National Club Association as a Strategic Alliance Partner

Washington, D.C., December 4, 2018 – The National Club Association (NCA) proudly announces that Nicklaus Design has joined NCA’s rapidly growing Corporate Partner program as a Strategic Alliance partner. This commitment positions Nicklaus Design as an integral supporter of the advancement of private clubs nationwide. Through this partnership, the leading golf course design firm will provide critical support and insight to clubs, including a speaking engagement to industry leaders from Howard P. Milstein, Executive Chairman of the Nicklaus Companies, at NCA’s upcoming National Club Conference, held April 28-30 in Washington, D.C.

Founded by golf legend Jack Nicklaus, Nicklaus Design is one of the world’s leading golf course design firms. The company has 415 courses open for play with locations in 45 countries and 39 states. Nicklaus Design courses have hosted more than 1,000 professional tournaments and have been ranked more than 70 times by major golf publications.

“Nicklaus Design’s commitment to NCA represents one of the brightest moments in the Association’s history, opening new possibilities to strengthen the private club industry through expert insight and advocacy,” said NCA President & CEO Henry Wallmeyer. “We are thrilled to partner with the golf leader and to have support from the legendary Nicklaus brand.”

“Nicklaus Design is pleased to form a relationship with NCA with their knowledge of the private club industry and advocacy work on behalf of clubs. We are excited to become a Strategic Alliance Partner with NCA, and we look forward to working on many initiatives together in the near future,” said Paul Stringer, Executive Vice President of Nicklaus Design.

As a Strategic Alliance Partner, Nicklaus Design will benefit NCA club members through educational initiatives and sponsorships across NCA’s many platforms and services.

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About NCA

The National Club Association (NCA) has been the advocate for the private club industry in Washington, D.C., for more than 55 years. As the voice of private clubs on Capitol Hill, NCA ensures that club concerns are forefront when legislative and regulatory issues affecting the industry are being decided. In addition, NCA provides club leaders an outstanding array of resources on club industry trends, governance best practices, legal and operational matters and ways to strengthen club leadership. For more information, visit

About the Nicklaus Companies:

For over 50 years, the Nicklaus Companies has been dedicated to promoting excellence in the game of golf, preserving its great traditions, and growing the game. With more than 400 golf courses in 45 countries, the Nicklaus Companies strives to enhance the golf experience, and to bring to the national and international consumer golf-related businesses and services that mirror the high standards established in the career and life of Jack Nicklaus. In 2007, Jack Nicklaus partnered with Howard Milstein to help further the growth of the company and to realize the full potential of the brands and branded businesses. A PGA Reach Trustee and Publisher of Golf Magazine, Milstein is Chairman of New York Private Bank & Trust, and is actively involved in the Nicklaus Companies as Executive Chairman. For more information, visit