How is a golf course like a Starbucks? Martin, ASGCA, explains

In his return to “Tartan Talks,” ASGCA Past President Greg Martin (Martin Design) shares his thoughts on what golf and golf courses can learn from successful companies like Disney and Starbucks. He talks with Guy Cipriano of Golf Course Industry....

A Course to Call Home

In the tradition of the great golf course architects, Don Knott, ASGCA (Knott & Linn Golf Design Group) has been considering the options for making the game as fun, challenging and unique as possible for all golfers. Following are his thoughts a short course, A...

“I’m from the government and I’m here to help” (really)

President Ronald Reagan jokingly called them the nine most terrifying words ever spoken, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” But for golf facilities impacted by flooding and other disasters, the government can help, especially the...

Value of focusing on “The Experience Economy”

Andy Staples, ASGCA (Staples Golf Design), has some interesting thoughts for the golf industry on “The Experience Economy,” including an insightful video focusing on “The Progression of Economic Value.” Staples writes: Have you ever heard of...

Schantz moves to Troon CEO as Garmany’s role changes

On April 1, Tim Schantz will become Chief Executive Officer at Troon, the largest third-party manager of golf and club operations in the world. Company Founder Dana Garmany will become Executive Chairman. Troon is a Leadership Partner with ASGCA. National Golf...