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Golf 2020 and Beyond: Creating Engagement and Community at Your Club

By any measure, 2020 has been a terrible year. Illness and death command the headlines. The follow-on social and political impacts have been severe. Governmental restrictions on commerce and mobility have created massive economic decline and high unemployment. Social unrest plagues many major cities. The world is a confused mess.   Amidst all this upset, it’s been a great year

How can clubs keep the golf season going year-round?

IT IS OFFICIALLY WINTER and, depending on where your club is located, there is a good chance golf is on hold through the next few months. It doesn’t have to be. Commercial facilities with indoor golf simulators—high-tech machines where players hit into a “simulated” golf course

A Conversation with Head Golf Pro Ashley Zibrik

Ashley Zibrik is the head pro at Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club in Vancouver. It is a premier club with a big membership and a historic golf tradition. Established in 1911, the club has had only eight head professionals over its storied past. Zibrik is

Emerging Roles of Women: Taking Notice of a Clear Trend

Much attention has been placed on women and the continuously emerging and evolving role they have in the workplace, home and society. As societal norms and policies change, generating greater influence and opportunities for women, clubs must pay attention to key trends impacting the counterparts

Phones on the Course: Golfer Preference and Usage

According to a Golf Digest survey of its 233,000 Twitter followers, 43 percent of respondents would be “fine” with no official phone policy or a “common sense” policy at their course, as many golfers accept phone usage so long as it does not interfere with other players.

Golf Course Maintenance Expense

GOLF SEASON will kick into high gear soon for clubs north of the Sunbelt. Discussions about golf course maintenance budgets often involve factors such as cost per hole or per acre, and characteristics ranging from type of grass to geographic location. To understand how these

The ROI of Golf Course Investment

Golf industry decision makers from across North America—including architects, golf course owners, operators, managers, professionals and superintendents—recently gathered at Longleaf Golf & Family Club and Pinehurst Resort for the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) Foundation event, From Tees to Green: A Symposium on