Course Spotlight: Deer Island Country Club with Peter Kokinos, General Manager
We caught up with Deer Island Country Club GM, Peter Kokinos, to talk about the beautiful course in Tavares, FL, situated on the 400-acre Deer Island. Peter spoke with NBC Sports Next’s Lauren Thompson about the challenges they’ve faced the past few years and how partnering with NBC Sports Next grew revenue and booked rounds at this Joe Lee-designed, semi-private course.
How Leading Instructors are Finding New Ways to Teach and Build Junior Golfers
It’s easy to understand that growing junior golf is vital for the future health of the game. The hard part is figuring out the right strategies to recruit, engage and capture these youngsters for life. Nick Lawson, director of instruction at Celebration Golf Academy in Florida, said he’s seen participation in junior golf programs fluctuate…
Who Is The 9-Hole Golfer?
Larry is beginning to love golf again. Like many of the nearly 6.2 million people who returned to the game or picked up a club for the first time in 2020 – the highest annual number on record – his work-from-home situation provided the perfect opportunity to get in a quick nine throughout the week….
Strategic Tee Sheet Management Key to Optimizing Influx of New Golfers, Including 9-Holers
It’s been a year and counting, and golfers continue to flock in record numbers to golf courses across the country. In 2020, COVID brought the world a pandemic and with it an unexpected opportunity knocked on golf’s door, declaring to the world that golf was safe. And because very few outdoor activities can make that…
PMP Boosts Exposure for Destination Golf Markets During COVID-19
The travel industry has been on shaky ground as of late due to the ramifications of COVID-19. Traditionally flooded with out-of-state visitors checking in with golf clubs in hand, some golf resorts and top courses throughout the U.S. have seen the flow at
Prepare for ‘Special Demand’ and Boost Your Bottom Line
Maximize revenue through repackaged offerings.
Ideas to Turn New Golfers into Repeat Customers
While regulars are back at their local tracks, operators are also seeing a lot of new faces teeing it up on their courses.
Bolster Golf Course Marketing Through Visuals
Quality visuals on your website and in your marketing materials help to create an emotional connection and build loyalty. Ensure your golf course marketing is up to par.
Reap the Rewards of Dynamic Pricing
As dynamic pricing is used more and more in the golf industry, golfers are viewing it as the new normal and operators are appreciating its advantages.