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Executive Search: General Manager at Dothan Country Club

GENERAL MANAGER DOTHAN COUNTRY CLUB The Club: Founded in 1923 Dothan Country Club is a member-owned club in Dothan, Alabama. Dothan, located in Southeast Alabama, has approximately 60,000 residents and there are over a quarter of a million people living within a 50-mile radius. One of the region’s most progressive cities, the Dothan community offers […]

Executive Search: General Manager at Granite Golf Club

GENERAL MANAGER GRANITE GOLF CLUB Granite Golf Club: Granite Golf Club is an exclusive 18-hole championship private golf course complete with practice academy, located in the Stouffville area, just thirty minutes from Toronto.  Built in 2000, the golf course and clubhouse offer the finest facilities and uncompromising service to our discerning membership.  We offer the […]

GGA Careers: Associate

Associate Global Golf Advisors (“GGA”) is expanding and we are looking for a highly motivated associate to join our firm and grow with our team. Responsibilities: Working alongside fellow Associates, and reporting to GGA’s Managers and Senior Leadership team, you will perform specialized research and advisory tasks as described below: Collecting and analyzing financial and […]

GGA Careers: Manager

Manager, Strategy and Operations Global Golf Advisors (“GGA”) is expanding and we are looking for a highly motivated manager to join our firm and grow with our team. Responsibilities: As a Manager, Strategy and Operations Consulting at GGA, you will be responsible for: Delivering and continuing to enhance GGA’s client facing strategy and operations consulting […]

A Better Way to Communicate

Churning out communications to your members with little thought for who you are speaking to and what medium you are using is not a recipe for success. As GGA’s Henry DeLozier explains, putting a little more thought and attention to detail into your communications is an impactful, and cost effective, way to make your members […]

Stop Thinking ‘Retention’, Start Thinking ‘Relationship’

Retention is something of a time-selective phrase in club management. Its definition has, arguably, become too closely rooted in taking action (usually) at the time of membership renewals to ensure as many existing members continue their membership as possible. While that is a plausible (and at times necessary) position to take, the side effect is […]

Creating A Better Environment for Workers … and Potential Hires

This is the second of two Golf Course Industry Game Plan columns focusing on becoming an employer of choice.  For more, check out the previous article “Become an Employer of Choice”. “… And what do you do, Mike?” the guy grilling the burgers at the neighborhood barbecue asked casually. “I’m the golf course superintendent at […]

Bringing Innovation and Creativity to Events (Case Study)

However big or small the event, there’s always reason to inject creativity and innovation to make it memorable for all involved. This is an approach Medinah Country Club has pioneered for over 95 years. So, what are they doing, and what can you learn? We turned to General Manager and Chief Operating Officer, Robert Sereci, […]

How to Develop an Enviable (and Profitable) Events Calendar

A thriving events calendar, if delivered well, can propel member satisfaction and loyalty to new levels. But first you need to understand what works, and how to measure event success. We enlisted the help of GGA’s Patrick DeLozier, who has over 14 years’ experience delivering events at some of the top clubs in the country, […]

Boosting Your Club’s Brand Through Events

Sustaining a lively events calendar can be challenging – on a practical level, operational level and commercial level. However, even though they may not always pay their way, they are fundamentally important to conveying what your club is, and what it represents. GGA’s Linda Dillenbeck explains why. Beyond access to an enjoyable round of golf, […]

GGA to Offer Sophisticated Electronic Voting Services to Private Clubs

Exclusive partnership with Simply Voting provides private clubs access to a secure online voting platform for club elections. Global Golf Advisors (GGA) and Simply Voting have formed an exclusive partnership to provide a secure voting platform designed to allow private club members a simple and easily accessible manner in which to cast ballots during club […]

Is Your Club Relevant?

If your club is relevant, it is closely connected to members’ lifestyles and appropriate to their wants and needs. But how do you determine if your club really is relevant? GGA’s Ben Hopkinson offers three points of guidance to help you self-evaluate and a handful of tactics to deploy in response. Longevity requires relevance. Survival […]