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Nicklaus Design Renews Partnership with the National Club Association

Leading Golf Course Design Firm’s Commitment Strengthens Club Community

Washington, D.C., September 2, 2021 – The National Club Association (NCA) proudly announces that Nicklaus Design has renewed its commitment to NCA as a Strategic Alliance partner for a fourth year. Through the partnership, the golf course design leader provides critical support and insight to clubs in key areas of the golf course and its management and positions itself as an advocate for the club community.

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.

“NCA’s relationship with Nicklaus Design continues to strengthen the entire club community,” said NCA President & CEO Henry Wallmeyer. “As golf blossomed through the pandemic and provided a silver lining to so many people, Nicklaus’ insight and services gave clubs much needed direction to thrive. We’re excited to grow our partnership and provide new benefits for clubs during this next phase.”

“Nicklaus Design is pleased to continue our relationship with NCA as their influence as an education leader and the primary advocate for the club industry grows. Their work throughout the pandemic served as the knowledge hub clubs relied upon during their most challenging times. NCA has raised the bar for the entire community, and we look forward to continuing working together on many initiatives together ahead,” 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