Owning and operating a golf course or country club is no small task. There are countless small details that need to be dealt with on a daily basis, to say nothing of the major issues that need to be addressed as well. At the same time, you need to ensure your facility is providing the services and amenities your members want to keep them coming back year after year. It’s a challenge, to be sure.
Ask any country club manager what the hardest part of their job is and they’ll likely tell you it’s reaching and retaining new members. True, marketing can be a challenge, but there are a handful of proven practices that don’t require tons of experience to implement. They also don’t require you to burn through all your valuable resources just to get started.
Golf courses and country clubs boast stunning facilities, beautiful surroundings, and the capability to cater to large crowds for events. Even so, many clubhouses are seeing a decline in venue bookings.
So how do you get the word out that your facilities are not only open for weddings, but also different from competing venues?
Are you trying to come up with ways to increase your golf club's membership? Our social media expert has 5 great tips for using social media strategies to increase your club's membership...
The history of golf dates all the way back to 15th century Scotland. Since then, it's become one of the most beloved sports the world over, enjoyed by people from all walks of life.
On September 25, we lost a legend. MG Orender, President of Hampton Golf and 33rd President of the PGA, wanted to take a moment to remember Mr. Palmer and share some of his experiences with him over the years.