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Public Golf Leader Award - Golden Horseshoe Golf Club
Mid-Atlantic Golf Leader Award - Henry Wallmeyer
Sustainability Leader - US Naval Academy Golf Club
Private Golf Leader Award - Elizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club
Important Announcement regarding the 2021 PGA Merchandise Show
We Can Help Your Club
NGCOA MA Annual Golf Outing is Oct. 22 at Golden Horseshoe GC, Williamsburg - click for info and to register
Is it time to review your property tax assessment?
VSGA granted 501 (c) (3) status by IRS
NGCOA SPONSORS INAUGURAL AFRICAN AMERICAN GOLF EXPO & FORUM IN FEBRUARY 2021
NATIONAL LINKS TRUST SIGNS LEASE WITH NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Aquisition Opportunity | Lake Presidential Golf Club
Owner says SELL!!
Partner News: Hilda W. Allen real estate, inc. Property Preview - Skyland Lakes Golf Club
How Can We Help Your Club?
Is it Time to review your property tax assessment?
A location change for Golf Business RevCon 2020
Golf Property Analysts - your "go to" for help with effects of the pandemic
Fairfax Co. Seeks Director of Golf Operations
Special Report from NGCOA - The Golf Industry's Participation in PPP
Exclusive Offer to NGCOA Members - Upgrade Insurance Services
Your NGCOA membership = free entry to RevCon20
Save-the-Dates - Oct. 22 - NGCOA MA Annual Golf Outing presented by Brightview, Williamsburg, VA - details coming soon
NGF Report - Equipment bouncing back, golf travel still grounded
Smith Mountain Lake Property Preview July 15th - price reduction
Farmington’s Johnson Recognized Nationally
Prime Fall Tee Times Going Fast in VA, Get a Jump on Trip Planning
Up to Par Management Renews its Support of NGCOA MA
Is it Time for Your Club's Tax Assessment?
VISA & MasterCard Class Action Suit Update
NGCOA Announces Award Winners for 2020
Breaking News: Belmont Golf Course would get $4M transformation in deal with First Tee
2019 NGCOA MA Fall Newsletter
Richmond Tour Event at CCV is #1
NBC Sports buys Chicago golf-booking company
VGM Club Changes Name to ClubProcure
End of Year Review: Business Intelligence
CIB: Where Clubs Meet Member Needs
The Latest News For You
Golf Course Opportunities
House Passes Corporate Transparency Act of 2019
NGCOA Offers Members Hospitality Training and Resources Through New Partnership
End of Year Review: Pro Shop KPIs
Oct Perspective: Debunking Supply Begets Demand
Golf retailer Club Champion swings into Short Pump
To Barter Or Not To Barter: THAT is the opportunity cost question
Know how you stack up against your competitor's performance with Benchmark
Skyland Lakes Golf Club!
Topgolf tees off in Richmond
What you need to know about late fall golf trips
Upgrade Your Employee Benefits Solution with NGCOA Insurance Benefits
Heatherwood Hills Property Preview
Access Resources from NGCOA MA Annual Meeting - presentation decks & more - click here
Godzilla vs. Gorilla for the Golf Course Win!
Episode 30 of the NGCOA Golf Business Podcast
Drive Shack to be first-to-market in Richmond ahead of Topgolf
GPA 2019 Market Report
Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club in Portsmouth to be sold
Exempting the "Golf Teaching Professionals"
Henrico issues RFP to lease Belmont Golf Course to outside operator
Head to the Mountains and golf Virginia this fall
Recession?, Member Appreciation, Refurbish?
CIB: Why Wyles Won the Excellence in Club Management Award
New Course Owners And Homeowners Save Skybrook Golf Community
Aug Perspective, Are Merchant Fees Barter 2.0?
Golf Business Podcast: Save money, make money
Giles' Kinloch gem receives touch-up
Bulle Rock Golf Club: Call for Offers
The Jay Karen Story
Mid-Atlantic Golf Business Newsletter now available - click here
July OtR Abstract: Profiling H1 '19 Supply Changes
Increase Membership Sales: E-commerce Tool
Obedience training for the "dog days" of summer
How Non-Golfers view Golf, Market Intelligence & Design Features that Matter
Need an Exit Strategy for your Club or Golf Course?
Ropes Course Rising on Outskirts of Independence Golf Club in Richmond!
July Perspective, Drive Shack Q1 results vs. TopGolf
The Highland Course at Primland Ranked Among Top Greatest Public Courses by Golf Digest
Ratcliffe Golf Services Thriving with Chronogolf by Lightspeed and ChronoPitch
LaMott Smith Announced as Director of Business Development for One Source Partnership
Branding, Club Tax Assessments & Course Rankings
NGCOA Partners with First American Payment Systems
PGA of America Becomes NGCOA Executive Partner
Poplar Grove Golf Club Completes Phase 1 of Planned Renovations
Kitchen Cocktail Parties at CCV
KemperSports-Managed Properties Earn Top Honors
Golf & Club Tax Assessments - Did you know?
2019 Golf Participation Report + The Skinny on Municipal Golf
Hurricane Season is Upon Us...Is Your Business Prepared?
Golf & Club Tax Assessments
Chronogolf acquired by leading Cloud POS software company
National Golf Day, Drones Save $, RE Tax Confusion & More
Reston National Golf Course sold to pair of Baltimore developers
Industry Around the Globe Unites in Support of Women's Golf Day
Golf Industry Comes Together for 12th Annual National Golf Day
Pillsbury and Harbin Join NGCOA Board; Barton Hired as Director of Programs
National Golf Foundation Releases 2019 Golf Industry Report
Golf Complex Recognized as Billy Casper Golf's 'Best of the Best'
Golf Digest Names Yamaha the Best Gas-powered Club Car for 3rd Consecutive Year
Royal New Kent Golf Club Reopens after 18-month Hiatus
CIB: How Today's Clubs Keep Up with the Times
Clubhouses, Changes in Tax Assessments and Golf Property Acquisition Opportunities
Meet the Veteran Golfers Association
DOL Issues New Proposed Overtime Rule
Excellence in Club Management: Patrick King, CCM, CCE, ECM
Selling Your Golf Course? Think GPA.
Visa/Mastercard $6B Class Action Lawsuit Update
NCA Webinar: Managing Your Club's Real Estate Tax Assessment
Mid-Atlantic Golf Business Winter Newsletter
Chronogolf Publishes Collection of Customer Stories
Congress Approves Increase in H-2B Visas
Billy Casper Golf Selected to Manage Brickshire Golf Club
Chronogolf Publishes Free Social Media Planning Template
Another Local Golf Course Sold, This Time for $1.2M
Golf Course Owners You May Be Eligible to Share in $6B Class Action Settlement
Golf Simulator Venue Opens Across from Scott's Addition
NEW! NGCOA Member Benefit: Insurance
The MAJOR of Golf Business
Area Golf Course Sold for $800,000
Troon Named "Management Company of the Year" for 5th Consecutive Year
BOYNE GOLF - Heather Named NGCOA National Course of the Year
Billy Casper Golf Celebrates 4th Decade Unmatched in Industry Innovation
Topgolf's Richmond Property Sold to Investment Firm
Golf Life Navigators Partners with Jeff Fleishman to Drive VA Expansion
Virginia Golf Has It All
Dec OtR Abstract: '18 Forgettable, but not as bad as it looks
Is a new irrigation system in your future?
Next Generation Golf Business Leaders + Useful Insights from Industry Veterans
Pepsi is ready to write you a rebate check!
The 2019 National Club Conferences is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity
Vestavia CC Named One of the Best New Courses of 2018
How Much Does Golf Cost?, Municipal Golf, Is Your Management Company Effective?
EZLinks Golf's EZ24 PRO Reservation Center Surpasses 75 Million Rounds Booked
2019 MAPGA Section Award Recipients
CIB: 9 Industry Stats Impacting Clubs Into Next Year
Kingsmill LPGA event lands title sponsor
Nov Perspective: Virtual golf at facilities producing reality revenue
Magazine honors Billy Casper Golf's Hill
Williamsburg National Voted Best Golf Course in Williamsburg
CIB: Overcoming The Board Diversity Problem
UR readies new golf facility at Independence
Is your Website ADA Compliant?
Poplar Grove Golf Club Selects Buffalo.Agency to Manage Public Relations
Take the Horror out of Managing Your Club's Real Estate Tax Assessment
Find Significant Savings From 800+ Suppliers
A Jam Packed Issue of CHIP SHOTS!
2018 NGCOA Mid-Atlantic Innovation Awards
Annual Meeting Presentation Library - click to download: Lester George on Market Trends, Sean Taylor Case Study, Brad Steele Government Relations
NGCOA CEO Puts Personal Test to Member Program
New Golf Media Report, PLUS the ROI on Course Renovations
PGA, Dominion Strike Deal to Extend Richmond Tourney through 2029
Cushman Welcomes New 4x4 Series to Hauler Family
Club Prophet Systems Meets Golf Businesses Coast to Coast
Global Consensus for Golf in the Race to Tackle Physical Inactivity
Mid-Atlantic Golf Business Fall Newsletter - Click Here
Selling the Game through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
CIB: Is a Blue Wave Coming for Clubs?
Chronogolf Podcast: The Ryder Cup with Paul Armitage
New PGA Tour Record for Charitable Donations
Golf Property & Club Tax Assessments
WOTUS Update - Still a Risk to Golf
Independent Contractors - Are you in Compliance?
Aug Weather Impact: 3rd consecutive sideways month
General Motors Becomes NGCOA's Newest Corporate Partner
Vestavia Country Club reopens course to deserved acclaim
Playing Conditions, Who's the Buyer, Scotland & The Practice Tee
U.S. Golf Industry Launches #inviteHER Campaign
Topgolf to begin construction in Henrico; land deal still pending
Arcis Golf Named to Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Royal New Kent: Rediscovering the Maverick
Farmington CC's Formula for Ever-Forward Thinking
Club Prophet Systems announces participation in NGCOA's 2nd annual Golf Business TechCon
Aug Perspective: Developers 1, Golf Course Homeowners 0
Yamaha Golf Car Reveals the New UMAX Rally
CIB: Why The Union League Club of Chicago Is the "One"
Fall Golf Trip Planning Has Never Been Easier
July Golf Weather Impact: Flat in Golf's "Apex" Weather Month
New Agronomy Vendors to ICS Marketplace
World's Largest Golf Outing
EZLinks Golf Partners with KPGA
Is Your Website ADA Compliant?
July OtR abstract: Is Industry Course Correction Costing Us Golfers?
Are Country Clubs Fading Away?, New England Golf, HOA's and more!
H-2B Returning Worker Exemption Added to 2019 DHS Appropriations Bill
Independence GC Re-Opens
Topgolf at TechCon18
National Affordable Golf Program Grows By 120 Percent
Property Preview - BY APPOINTMENT!
Entegra Extends Procurement Services with Cost Savings to NGCOA Members
Golf Course Appraisal, Consulting & Brokerage - "We Wrote the Book"
Listen Now: Golf Business Podcast Episode 4
Teesnap Sees Impressive Growth in First Half of 2018
Meet Serious Contenders for the Best in Golf Course Tech
Chronogolf Raises $2 Million Round of Funding, Expands in US, Canada, and Europe Golf Management & POS Software Market
Jun Weather Impact: Winning Streak Stops at 1
Club Car Releasing New Customizable, Job-Specific Showcase Vehicles
Appraisal Standards & Golf Courses, More Drones and Acquisition Opportunities
CIB: What Makes a Good Golf Club Great?
June Perspective: Which course types are highest closure candidates?
NGCOA Podcast featuring Elisa Gaudet, Del Ratcliffe, Rock Lucas and Mark Loustalot
Teesnap Adds Four New Account Managers As Company Continues to Expand
Club Managers Association of America Changes Name to Club Management Association of America
Three Decades Later, Strange's U.S. Open Double Still Resonates
Women & Girls Golf Is Showcased Around The World
Increase revenue with dynamic pricing - Priswing
May Weather Impact: We finally catch a break!
ClubCorp Finds New CEO, Pillsbury
May OtR XS: Yield Management or Dynamic Pricing: Which is right for you?
Group Leader Free, Cooler Summer Trips and A Revolution
Shuttered local golf course finds a buyer
European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Save on GOLFZON'S Top-Rated, Award-Winning Simulators
Zoning, Drones and the Private Club Mission
VSGA names Smiley new Executive Director
Save Your Seat for NCA's "Employee Classification" Webinar
Golf Course Acquisition Opportunity just 12 miles from Washington Monument (MD)
New Executive Director Selected
The Water's Edge Invitation
May Perspective: NGF says "Golfer base growing again!"
Kiskiack Golf Club Goes Solar
The National Golf Foundation Issues 2018 Golf Industry Report
Simulator-powered golf venue planned near Scott's Addition
Golden Horseshoe Golf Club Releases Golf Event Schedule
National Golf Club at Tantallon in Ft. Washington, MD Offered
Apr OtR XS:'17 Golf Consumer Base Shows Decelerating Decline
A Big Step Forward, A Big Step Backwards, Tax Assessment Valuation & More
R4R Auction Now Open - Tell Your Members
WE ARE GOLF Reports 22% Increase in U.S. Golf Economic Impact Ahead of National Golf Day
Club Prophet Systems: Signs On As Bronze Partner
WE ARE GOLF, Topgolf Extend Partnership for National Golf Day
Apr Perspective: Tough weather Q1 but some encouraging technology news
Golf The Beach and the Mountains in Virginia
Golf Property Taxes, Your Management Company, HOA's and More
Newly Discovered Historical Evidence Leads To Bunker Renovation At Cavalier Golf And Yacht Club
CaddieNow Hires Shannon Kneisler As Marketing Manager
Women’s Golf Day Poised For Record Growth In 2018
McNamara Named MAPGA Golf Professional Of The Year
Rain Bird Becomes NGCOA's Newest Corporate Partner
Local Golf Course Sells for $2M
GGA Insights: Millenial Research, Performance Intelligence, George Pinches
Important Update Regarding Council Leadership
Simulation gives golf a real edge for growth
So long, Hanover Country Club. Hello, Hanover Golf Club
NGCOA Smart Buy Partner Steele Benefits Announces New NGCOA Member Benefit
Some golf leaders drop ball on tax reform
GIS, Are All Golf Courses Alike? Bunkers & More
Atlantic Dunes is NGCOA Course of the Year
Local golf club under contract; two sister courses closed for now
February Perspective: Will Virtual Golf Eclipse Reality?
Cypress Creek Golfers' Club Buyer's Preview
2018 NGCOA Smart Buy Guide - Click Here
Jan Golf Weather Impact: No Favors from Mother Nature
GolfNow Books The Martin Agency For Consumer Brand Engagement
On Par: UVa's new home at Birdwood is making progress
Virginia Golf Vacations Update
Register now - Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference - #1 event of the year
Landscapes mgmt. portfolio tops 50 properties
Palmer, Hiers Headline 2018 USGA Service Award Winners
PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan Named WGF Chairman for 2018
Sexual Harrassment Awareness -- NEW session just added!
Topgolf plan gets thumbs up from Henrico; land sale imminent
Kinloch Golf Club to host U.S. Mid-Amateur in 2020
PowerFilm Solar- Q1 Newsletter 2018
Most of River's Bend golf course put under conservation easement
Read Mid-Atlantic Golf Business Winter Newsletter - click here
Tax Setback not Final - interview with Steve Mona of World Golf Foundation
George Golf Design Renovation Breathes Life into Blacksburg's "The Hill"
Virginia Golf Has it All
Dec Golf Weather Impact
Golf's Middle Class, Golf Course Extinction, Conservation Easements & More
Suppliers, grow your business in 2018 - become a NGCOA MA Partner!
Investment Properties in Virginia Offered by Hilda Allen - click here
NGCOA Announces Annual Award Winners
December Perspective, USGA Reality Check?
Topgolf eyes site near Scott's Addition
PowerFilm Solar - New Blog Post
Make your facility a rainmaker at GBC
A Virginia Beach Golf Course Could Become a Manufacturing Facility
Virginia Golf Hall of Fame Announces Four-Member 2018 Class
NGCOA Announces LPGA as it's Recipient of the 2018 Award of Merit
CIB: Are Clubs Poised for a Surge of Younger Members?
Magnolia Green Caps off $11M in Improvements
Hilda Allen's Newest Listing - Cypress Creek Golfers' Club
NGCOA MA is a proud member of the Mid-Atlantic Golf Council - click for info
MAAGCS Completes BMP Study - Click for Info
2018 VSGA-VIP Scholarship Foundation Application Available
WE ARE GOLF supporter, PGA Jr. League Championship Starts TODAY
Hunt Valley Golf Course Renovation Earns National Award
Wild Quail GCC in DE Offered for Sale by GPA
Lester George Recognized for work on Alabama Course
Oct Golf Weather Impact: It's not nice when Mother Nature fools us
Oct OtR XS: Golf, Tennis & Skiing: Common Challenges, Common Cures
Belle Haven CC Wins Mid-Atlantic Sustainability Leader Award
Wayne Nooe Wins Mid-Atlantic Golf Leader Award
Top Teachers of NGCOA Mid-Atlantic, as ranked by Golf Digest
1757 Golf Club Wins Mid-Atlantic Public Golf Leader Award - Honoring the Best in Golf
Farmington Country Club Wins Mid-Atlantic Private Golf Leader Award
Beware of Clause in Acushnet/Titleist Agreements
Golf News: Canadian "pipeline" delivers golfers
Pellucid’s Golf Weather Impact Report
Pumpkin Spice Golf!
GPA’s Tips on Tax Assessments
Update From Hilda Allen
GPA Chip Shots Newsletter
Wild Quail GCC in DE For Sale
Tagmarshal and ForeUP Form Partnership
Save up to 50% on Performance & Benchmarking Reports that can Help Make Better Business Decisions
Virginia Golf Vacations - Virginia Beach Spotlight
GPA Insights - The Aftermath of Harvey and Irma
Kingsmill Championship Extended Through 2020
Tradition Courses Under Contract
Topgolf Zeroes in on Richmond
Golf Spectating Benefits Health, New Study Shows
Ashley Plantation golf course to get new owner
Virginia Golf Vacations - Fall Golf Specials
The Future of Golf Club Memberships
Four Mid-Atlantic Clubs Among 11 Wealthiest in US
UP TO PAR MANAGEMENT TO SPONSOR THE NGCOA MID-ATLANTIC GOLF LEADER AWARD
KemperSports to Manage Golden Horseshoe
Mid-Atlantic Golf Business July newsletter now available - click here
Play9 - a Great Program for your Club
"Fixing Malcolm Gladwell's Shank" - special article by Jay Karen
The Meadows Golf Club in Christiansburg, VA to be auctioned
Syngenta Presents: Unlocking Golf's True Potential
Bulle Rock GC & Residential Development Offered
Stonehenge CC in Richmond Among Clubs Affected by Massive Buyout of Club Corp
Drive Shack Rezoning Request Approved in Richmond Market
UVA Hires Davis Love to Build New Course at Birdwood Site
Virginia Sports Invites You to Host the Symetra Tour
Congratulations Giff Breed of Independence GC, one of Golf Inc.’s “Most Innovative People in Golf”!
Golf Property Analysts - Do you have an exit strategy?
Magnolia Green a Part of the World's Largest Golf Outing
Virginia Golf 2.0 "Millennials" - Click Here to Read the Notes from our April Meeting
Modern makeover: Courses renovate to stay ahead of game - by Adam Schupak
Mid-Atlantic Golf Business Newsletter - Spring Issue now available - click here
Access the NGCOA Mid-Atlantic Webinar Library - click here
VSGA Supports NGCOA Mid-Atlantic again this year!
Primland Selected As A Member Of Prestigious Great Golf Resorts Of The World
DIRECTV deal for NGCOA Members - Exclusive Masters Coverage
Billy Casper Golf Announces Award Winners
Escalante acquires Kingsmill Resort for $30.7M
New GM for Keswick
Kingsmill Resort sold to luxury golf operator
Mid-Atlantic Golf Business spring newsletter now available - click here
GPA presentation: "The Evolution of the Golf Course & Club Industry - How to Compete to Win"
E-Z-Go® Launches Innovative ELiTE™ Series Vehicles To Industry Lithium-powered golf fleet vehicles developed in partnership with Samsung SDI
VSGA Showcases Collaboration with NGCOA MA with video featuring Mike Bennett - click to view
Norman Honored by VSGA with Service to Golf Award
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan Named World Golf Foundation Chairman for 2017
GolfBook to Launch in 2017 - Partnership of Golf Pipeline & CBS Sports
Overtime Rule FAQs - click here
Topgolf Coming to Montgomery Co.
Dominion Charity Classic a Success at CCV!
Richmond First Tee Practice
Golf Course Owners descend on Richmond
Wronowski, The Pines GC, The CC of Virginia and Golden Horseshoe GC Honored with NGCOA Mid-Atlantic Innovation Awards
NGCOA MA Annual Meeting a Big Hit at Independence GC!
Golf & Health Project Launches To Highlight How Golf Can Benefit All
Golf Property Analysts Pays Tribute to Arnold Palmer
Read the NGCOA Impact Report
New Book - "Golf Property Analysis and Valuation - A Modern Approach"
GPA Article - Why Successful Clubs Thrive
The Ascendance of Independence - Golf Business Article
Golf Inc Article - Topgolf's Secrets to Reaching Millenials, Women
Buffalo Agency Formed - A Full Service, Integrated Marketing Solution
Golf Property Analysts Chip Shots - CNN, PHIT, Legal Corner and more!
Golf Course Tax Assesment - Information Articles
Overtime Legislation to Affect the Golf Industry and Small Business
Golf Property Analysts Market Survey
Virginia Golf Hall of Fame Inaugural Class Inducted at The Omni Homestead
Webinar Reply - "What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Lawsuit Protection, Tax Reduction & Estate Planning"
EZ Links Acquires Richmond-Based IBS
Golf Property Analysts Wrote the Book on Golf Club Tax Assessment
Lester George hired to create masterplan for new course in Virginia
Hilda Allen - Busiest Woman in Golf
World's Largest Golf Outing - Supporting the Wounded Warrior Project
Successful Meetings Magazine Endorses Golf Courses as Event Venues
Major Win for Golf on Conservation Easement Tax Incentive
A Stay on WOTUS Nationwide
CCV Excels In Getting Girls Involved In Team Golf
NGCOA MA Partner Performance Food Group now listed on NYSE
Five Things Every Course Owner Needs to Know to be in ACA Compliance
Golf Industry Raises $1 Millon-Plus for Wounded Warrior Project
Check out NGCOA Webinar Recordings - Third Party Guidelines & Overtime Wage Impacts
GPA Celebrates 35 Years in Business
Montgomery Co, MD Pesticide Bill Halted - For Now
NGCOA Releases Comprehensive Guidelines For Online Tee Time Distribution
NGCOA MA Forum - a Webinar featuring Mike Hatch & Damon DeVito - click to access the recording
Billy Casper Golf Manages 24 Courses on Golfweek's "Best you can play" List
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