Charleston, S.C. (September 7, 2017) - The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) is pleased to announce our Presenting Sponsors for the Golf Business TechCon, September 27th and 28th in Las Vegas, NV - EZLinks Golf, Golf Genius, PGA of America, USGA and Verizon.
Golf Business TechCon is a two-day event for golf course owners, operators and other industry professionals that will spotlight some of the cutting-edge tools and tactics currently transforming golf course operations.
"We are grateful to these Presenting Sponsors for supporting this important event that will help industry professionals leverage and maximize technology to support their businesses," said Jay Karen, NGCOA CEO. "Attendees can participate in marketing sessions on developing a social strategy to executing digital promotions as well as operations sessions that will showcase tips and tactics to get the most from front- and back-of-house operations. These companies are demonstrating outstanding leadership in helping the NGCOA make this conference possible."
The educational sessions will be capped off with a closing session with new investors in the industry, particularly in technology. The panel discussion will feature Greg Norman, Greg Norman Company; Maury Gallagher, Allegiant Airlines; Andy Rhodes, USGA; Lance Stover, PGA Tour; and Jeffrey Gerttula, CBS Sports Digital. The event will end with an evening at Topgolf Las Vegas, a venue where technology and golf intersect in unique ways.
About EZLinks Golf
EZLinks Golf LLC, a PGA TOUR affiliated company, produces industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry. Founded in 2015 by a PGA TOUR affiliate and EZLinks Golf, Inc. (established 1995), EZLinks Golf LLC's software and service suite is tailored for golf and includes: tee sheet, point of sale, 24/7 reservation center, online booking engines, marketing products and services, 24/7 support and TeeOff.com by PGA TOUR (teeoff.com) - an online tee time marketplace connecting millions of golfers with tee times at golf courses worldwide. For more information, visit ezlinksgolf.com.
About Golf Genius
Less Work. More Fun. More Revenue. That's the Golf Genius promise. Golf Genius Software combines the best features of the traditional golf experience with the power of cloud-based technology. From best-in-class printed materials to live scoring to seamless integration with your existing software programs, Golf Genius Software is the most effective, affordable and flexible solution for professional staff and players.
About the PGA of America
The PGA of America is the world's largest sports organization, comprised of 28,000 men and women golf Professionals who are the recognized experts in teaching and growing the game. Founded in 1916, the PGA of America has enhanced its leadership position by conducting premier spectator events - PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid and KPMG Women's PGA Championship - as well as significant philanthropic outreach initiatives, and award-winning golf promotions.
About the USGA
The USGA promotes and conserves the true spirit of the game of golf as embodied in its ancient and honorable traditions. It acts in the best interests of the game for the continued enjoyment of those who love and play it.
Verizon helps organizations achieve better business outcomes and drive better customer experiences, simply, securely and reliably. With our investments in superior technology like America's largest and fastest 4G LTE network we deliver innovative solutions like mobility, IoT, cloud, security and telematics that can help you connect people, places and things around the world.
About the NGCOA
The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) is the leading authority on the business of golf course ownership and management. The Association represents and promotes the interests of golf courses as the principal businesses and economic assets of the game of golf. The not-for-profit organization is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to golf course owners and operators. Through advocacy, education and information resources, purchasing programs and networking opportunities, the NGCOA helps golf course owners and operators run more successful businesses. For more information, visit ngcoa.org or call 1-800-933-4262.
Hollie West, Director of Member Programs