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Think Big Entering A New Decade

Thinking of big changes in 2020?  Writing for Golf Course Industry Magazine, GGA Partner Henry DeLozier shares four macro changes to consider as the new decade begins. Golf no longer exists in a vacuum, separate and distinct from market forces that shape other mainstream businesses. Gone are the days when golf club and facility managers […]

Executive Search: General Manager at The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club

GENERAL MANAGER   The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club: The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club was formed in 1903, seventeen years after Vancouver was incorporated. Since the early days, the Club has developed into a year-round, full-service operation with seven offshore stations and three food & beverage outlets between the two home ports. A membership of 5,000+ […]

Does Your Club Have An Identity Crisis?

“Today, brands are stories. (…) carefully developed and aimed at preidentified market segments whose wants, needs and expectations align with the intended benefits of the product.” – Henry DeLozier But change can often bring about a mismatch between the story and the segments you want to attract. GGA’s Bennett DeLozier outlines how to determine whether […]

Turning Insights Into Action

GGA Insights exists to support you as a club leader, offering you solutions, tools, and tactics today that can help you improve your work life tomorrow.  But putting change into practice can be a challenging endeavor. GGA Director, George Pinches, offers a road map for translating genuine insights and data into meaningful boardroom action. Most […]

The Indistractable Manager

Phone calls, emails, knocks on the door… all contribute to those days when you feel busy, but achieve nothing. GGA’s Patrick DeLozier outlines some tactics aimed at eliminating those fruitlessly busy days from your calendar. There’s nothing more frustrating than a hollow sense of fulfillment at the end of a tiring day. Fulfilling in that […]

GGA Expands Senior Leadership Ranks

Michael Gregory and Craig Johnston named partners of the firm TORONTO, Ontario – GGA, the leading authority on successful ownership and management practices for golf, private club, resort, and residential real estate businesses, has named Michael Gregory and Craig Johnston partners of the firm. Gregory joined GGA in 2007 following a successful college career during which […]

What Does Golf’s Green Future Mean for You?

As environmental consciousness continues to rise across the world, GGA Partner and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Audubon International, Henry DeLozier, identifies the three starting points for clubs looking to make the shift towards a greener future. Americans are more concerned about climate change than ever before. According to a recent Pew Research […]

Winning Financial Practices

While directors carry ultimate responsibility for the financial resources of a club, it’s the relationship between the board of directors and club manager that can often determine just how well managed the finances actually are. Bobby Crifasi, General Manager of New Orleans Country Club, reveals the formula which keeps his club on a sound, sustainable […]

Folding Multiple Plans Into One

There’s an old saying about plans – more specifically about the lack of a plan: “Without a plan, any path will get you there.” We wholeheartedly agree with that adage, but acknowledge a flip side that raises a question that many diligent planners confront: How to effectively integrate multiple plans into one comprehensive and cohesive plan that […]

Executive Search: General Manager at The Willows Golf & Country Club

GENERAL MANAGER THE WILLOWS GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB The Willows Golf & Country Club is looking for a General Manager to join us for an un-fore-gettable experience. The Willows Golf & Country Club, a semi-private residential 27-hole golf course, is looking to hire for the position of General Manager. Reporting to Dream, the ownership group, the […]

Murray Blair, Club and Branding Executive, Joins Global Golf Advisors as Director

Blair to expand the firm’s club and resort strategy, operations, transformation, and monitoring services TORONTO, Ontario – Global Golf Advisors (GGA) – the leading authority on successful ownership and management practices for golf, private club, resort, and residential real estate businesses – has announced that respected club, resort, and branding executive, Murray Blair, has joined […]

Walking in the Customer’s Shoes

This article is written and produced by Sue Shapcott, PhD. Sue is the founder of Change Golf Instruction, a golf coaching business that partners with public golf courses, and Sports Query, a consulting business that assists sports organizations incorporate social science into their policies and practices. Sue is based in Madison, WI. Club staff, including […]