Financial Institutions, Investors, Owners and Lenders

The future is not inevitable. We can influence it, if we know what we want it to be. – Charles Handy

GGA provides an array of services to the financial and investment communities related to golf, private club, resort and real estate businesses. Drawing on a substantial depth of experience in public accounting and experience with golf-specific asset development, due diligence, financing, appreciation and investment strategies, GGA is singular in its capacity to assist major financial institutions, individual investors, owners and lenders with the most complex of problems.


GGA is a financial engineer and problem-solver. Our team specialises in establishing fair market value for golf assets, buying and selling golf course assets and residential property components, developing investment and exit strategies, evaluating investment and performance risk, and enhancing the business performance of golf and club related assets.

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A recipient of Boardroom Magazine’s “Strategic Planning Firm of the Year”, we have extensive experience in drafting strategic plans and investment strategies for golf-related assets. We can help you identify opportunity, position your business to take advantage of opportunity, design a robust and responsive strategy for your asset or portfolio. GGA’s strategic support for financial investors, lenders and owners include:

• Investor Exit Strategies
• Strategic Business and Marketing Planning
• Capital Planning
• Equity and Debt Finance Sourcing
• Risk Analysis

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Those with an equity or debt interest in a golf asset, must have total confidence that the management and operation of the business is efficient, effective and following best practices for procurement, asset management, administration and business development. At GGA, our global research programs consistently and thoroughly survey club managers, owners and operators ensuring our benchmarking and best practice data informs the guidance of our highly qualified operations team.

• Operations and Agronomic Reviews
• Benchmark and Diagnostic Reviews
• Process and Internal Control Audits
• Performance Analysis
• Financial Forecasting, Budgeting and Monitoring

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Transaction Advisory

GGA’s knowledge and experience in measuring and determining the value of golf assets throughout North America, and in facilitating golf course and residential components, presents our clients with a significant advantage in brokering golf course real estate transactions. GGA services include:

• Due Diligence
• Business Valuation Services
• Purchase and Sale Negotiations
• Transaction Structuring and Evaluation
• Estate Planning

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Celebrating Client Success in Transaction Advisory

Handling complex club transactions can be challenging and, in many ways, celebrating the success of your clients can feel equally challenging and at times unnatural. For all the right reasons, seldom do such celebrations recognize and truly appreciate each of the obstacles and challenges clients encounter along their path to success. Indeed, during last year’s […]

GGA and Bigwin Realty Announce Transaction Advisory Partnership

TORONTO, ONTARIO – October 1, 2018 Global Golf Advisors Inc. (“GGA”) and Bigwin Realty Inc. (“Bigwin Realty”) are pleased to announce the formation of a new partnership focused on providing industry-leading advisory services around the purchase and sale of golf course properties in Canada. Craig Johnston, Director – Transaction Advisory of GGA said, “We believe […]

Henry DeLozier Elected Chairman of Audubon International Board

Troy, NY, June 10, 2017 – Henry Delozier was elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Audubon International at the organization’s 2017 annual meeting. Mr. Delozier is a Partner in GGA Partners, the international specialist providing consulting services to the investment banking, real estate development and golf asset ownership and operations business segments. […]

Three Steps to Maximize the Value of your Golf Asset

The landscape of golf-related asset ownership has changed significantly since the financial crisis started in 2008. Many multi-venue owners have consolidated their portfolios. Savvy, well capitalized developers and homebuilders have sought to both strategically dispose of and acquire lands and properties in preparation for the inevitable upswing in growth markets. There have also been new entrants to […]

NGCOA Canada and GGA Partner to Provide Enhanced Business Performance Solutions

The National Golf Course Owners Association Canada (NGCOA Canada) and Global Golf Advisors (GGA), formerly known as KPMG Golf Industry Practice, have partnered to deliver a unique suite of business intelligence services to NGCOA Canada members. On behalf of the NGCOA Canada, GGA will execute its Performance Intelligence services; an advanced system of analytics designed to […]



  • Fondation d’Entreprise du Golf de Vidauban
    Vidauban, France
  • European Golf International BVI
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Canadian International Capital Incorporated
    Halifax, NS
  • Incline Village Improvement District
    Incline Village, NV
  • HarbourEdge Capital Corp.
    Collingwood, ON
  • Bentall Kennedy
    Toronto, ON
  • Woodbine Entertainment Group
    Toronto, ON
  • Toronto Dominion Bank
    Toronto, ON
  • Textron Financial
    Atlanta, GA
  • Oxford Properties
    Toronto, ON
  • National Asset Management Agency
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Intrawest Corporation
    Vancouver, BC
  • GMAC ResCap
    Minneapolis, MN
  • GE Capital
    Burlington, ON
  • FelCor Lodging Trust
    Irving, TX
  • Destination Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
    Englewood, CO
  • CNL Income Properties
    Montreal, QC
  • Business Development Bank of Canada
    Toronto, ON
  • Bank of Montreal
    Toronto, ON
  • Arcapita Inc.
    Atlanta, GA
  • 21 Golf Partners, Inc. aka Texas 21 Properties
    Dallas, TX
  • The Bridges at Tillsonburg Golf Course
    Tillsonburg, ON
  • Bushmills Dunes Golf Resort & Spa Proposed New Development
    Bushmills, Northern Ireland
  • Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort,
    Limerick, Ireland



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