Jay Karen (NGCOA CEO) and Don Rea, PGA (Owner, Augusta Ranch Golf Club) review the latest news and headlines from across the golf industry and welcome on special guests David Pierce, Kris Schoonover, and Eric Brey to talk about the current USGA research efforts being made, and provide a sneak peek at the upcoming, two-part webinar series.
Augusta Ranch is growing green fee revenue by 35% during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pandemic or not, every public golf course can grow green fee revenue. In this session, Mike Loustalot, Chief Evangelist with Sagacity Golf, and Don Rea, PGA, owner of Augusta Ranch Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona, teach a simple formula to achieve amazing results. They break down the steps that every golf course can take to identify and quantify opportunities, implement a strategy, and measure your growth results.
Golf Business LIVE - Great show. We talked about the Supreme Golf/PGA announcement, a recent credit card fraud with Elavon(formerly ETS) that has cost Augusta Ranch and many other golf courses 10's of thousands of dollars, hosting legislative meet and greets, and Cathy Harbin (PGA Master Professional and Secretary of the NGCOA) talks about growing the game by inviting women, welcoming juniors (through PGA Junior League) and putting in Top Tracer on her range.
THE GREAT REBOUND:
HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THIS OPPORTUNITY
• What we need to do now that we didn’t do in the past
• Tips on capturing, segmenting and exploiting customer data
• Pricing strategies and programs that will create loyalty and increase RevPar
• How to be Safe, Clean, Responsible, Fun, Family, Fitness, Forever
Don Rea, PGA Owner, Augusta Ranch Golf Club
Rock Lucas, PGA Owner, Charwood Golf Club
Don Rea, PGA, Augusta Ranch, AZ and Allison George, Toad Valley, IA discuss the bounce back and surge in golfers at their courses coming out of Covid.
In this house chat segment, Cathy Harbin, Pine Ridge will share how SBA Loans, PPP and EIDL contributed to her ability to continue business
Augusta Ranch is launching PGA Family Cup. A tremendous program that is going to be the answer for all of those families wanting to do something fun together. Think PGA Junior League for the family. Awesome. Thanks Anthony Vitale, PGA for the interview and all you do as a Regional League Manager.
NGCOA CEO Jay Karen, and Augusta Ranch Golf Club owner and NGCOA Board member Don Rea speak to the latest pressing issues across the golf industry landscape and welcomed on special guest Elliott Ferguson, Chair of the Board for the U.S. Travel Association and CEO of Destination DC to shed light on the COVID-related economic impacts on facing the travel industry, and we discuss what that means for golf tourism, resorts and destinations-- a $28 billion segment of the golf industry.
We continue the conversation on race, inclusion and equality in America and where it intersects with golf. Jay Karen, NGCOA CEO, and Don Rea, PGA, Owner of Augusta Ranch Golf Club and NGCOA Board member, are thrilled to welcome on Dr. Renee Powell, Owner of Clearview Golf Club and the second ever African-American LPGA Tour player, and Dr. Michael Cooper, Chairman of the WE ARE GOLF Diversity Task Force, to Golf Business LIVE: Friday Edition.
Jay Karen, NGCOA CEO, and Don Rea, PGA, Owner of Augusta Ranch Golf Club and NGCOA Board member, recapped the week that was in the golf industry, including important legislation that was just recently passed in the Senate. They wrapped things up by having an open conversation about the issues taking place across the country involving race and diversity-- and how it intersects with golf.
NGCOA CEO Jay Karen and Augusta Ranch Golf Club owner and NGCOA Board member Don Rea recapped the very latest in the golf industry, including reaction to the latest legislation out of D.C. (House passing Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020). They wrapped things up by previewing Tuesday's Women's Golf Day virtual event by welcoming Elisa Gaudet (founder of Women's Golf Day) to the program!
Don Rea, PGA - 2020 Candidate Secretary of the PGA
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