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New Year, New You!

Is your facility meeting all of the benchmarks to achieve the success you want for 2019? We’ve made it through 2018 and for many of you the end of the first quarter of 2019 and with the passing of another year comes reflection. Right now, is the time to review the performance of your municipal […]

Are you struggling to fit a square peg in a round hole?

Many golf courses are struggling in this new day of golf in finding where they fit in their local market. Looking at daily fee golf courses, there was a time when you had basically four different groups of courses. You had what people would call “Low-end”, “Middle Tier”, “High-end” and “Resort”. The courses were put […]

Conditions continue to improve at Augusta Municipal Golf Course

Flipping through a red photo album, John Fogel’s chuckle grew louder each time he turned a page. Inside the book were before-and-after photos of the greens at Augusta Municipal Golf Course, starting in early-2014 and going through the present. Golfers make putts on the practice green at the Augusta Municipal Golf Course. The course has […]

8 Reasons Why Your Marketing Stinks

This is a great article on really taking a step back and looking at your marketing plans.  Doing an audit and looking into everything to see if you are on the right track.  Some of the tips in this article are good ones especially the “Lost Site of the Big Picture”.  Sometimes in our business […]

Themed Cocktails and Nice Idea for Halloween Bar Sales

Halloween is a festive time and a great opportunity to make your golf course bar a favorite haunt, especially if you can serve up a drink with a spooky backstory.  This type of marketing for your golf course is free and easy. Sam’s Cocktail from Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort is a rum cocktail featuring fall […]

The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners

An interesting article on Leadership and continuing to learn… As Juan Manuel Fangio exited the chicane before the blind Tabac corner in the 1950 Monaco Grand Prix, he stomped on the brake. It was a counterintuitive reaction for a racing driver exiting a corner — but one that likely saved his life. By slowing down […]

Woods, Mickelson already team leaders

According to 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captainDavis Love III, any questions over the leadership capabilities of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelsonare out of bounds. Love came to the defense of both players Wednesday on “Morning Drive,” praising Mickelson’s leadership last week at the Presidents Cup and confirming a report that Woods contacted him during the […]