Does Your Club Practice Good Business?
Feb28

Does Your Club Practice Good Business?

I speak with dozens of clubs each year that are considering our services, considering consulting engagements, and through networking opportunities…. and I am dumbfounded by the extraordinary lack of basic business practices in place at most of the clubs. Many clubs don’t have a budget, even fewer have any type of systematic plan to drive revenue, and even fewer than that use any basic business practices such as forecasting to ensure...

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Ignoring The Basics Will Not Make Them Go Away

How do you get repeat lessons? A simple thank you and follow-up. How do you get more purchases in the pro shop? A simple thank you and follow-up. How do you grow your referral base? Thank you and follow-up. It is a fact that many championship teams have at last one or two superstars, but without the basics of looking the ball into their mitt in baseball, blocking until the play is whistled dead in football, or following their shot in...

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Top Ten Most Amazing Golf Courses For Views I Ever Played
Feb27

Top Ten Most Amazing Golf Courses For Views I Ever Played

Tell me your top ten for views? 1. Old Head 2. Etrat (France) 3. Monaco CC (France) 4. Pebble Beach 5. Punta Espada (Dominican Republic) 6. Black Diamond Ranch 7. Cruden Bay 8. Doonbeg 9. Tralee 10. Bayonne Tell me your top ten for views in the comments...

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The Growth Plan
Feb26

The Growth Plan

The Phil Green Junior Golf Program is a three phase golf program designed to generate and retain new golfers. It is a program which returns golf to it basic form of entertainment. We, the professional may have long ago forgotten how to play this sport for fun, but there are entire generations waiting to be introduced and enthralled with our sport. The short term benefits are that this program immediately gets eager customers to your...

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The Big Idea that Changes Everything!
Feb24

The Big Idea that Changes Everything!

When was the last time you had a really BIG idea? One that blew the doors off the competition and made you the clear market leader in your town! Effective marketing is a whole lot more than just producing websites, direct mail and print ads. It’s more than branding, social media and making sales calls. First and foremost great marketing, the kind that can change a company’s entire fortunes, economy be dammed, is all about the ‘Big...

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