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January 2022

Cover Stories and Features

Employers in Dire Need of Any Labor Solution
When hospitality icon Horst Schulze helped start the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in 1983, hiring the right employee was fundamental to the futureRead More

Easing Labor Pains
How courses can compete with McDonald’s, Walmart and other big shots for frontline employeesRead More

Working Overtime — to Stay Staffed-Up
Every November there’s a Careers in Golf event during championship week of the National Collegiate Club Golf Association.Read More

Landscaping A New Hiring Approach
The explosion of interest in golf during the pandemic has been well-documented.Read More

Case Studies

Tiburon Golf Club Hosts Flurry Of Professional Events Amid Staff Shortages

Early on Thursday morning, November 18, Grayson Grainger hopped on a cart and pulled up to the right side of the 18th green at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida, the place where he now serves as head superintendentRead More

Keeping Employees Happy
How ‘morale check-ins’ can keep employees from checking outRead More

Constant Monitoring Makes Desert Mountain An Attractive Employer

Every club does its best to attract top talent within the confines of the budgets. But margins in the golf industry remain tight. Any increases in payroll and benefitsRead More

Montclair Golf Club - Assess for Success...Train to Retain
In the last 30 years, Roger Bacon has been involved with some of the more prestigious golf and country clubs in America, including critically acclaimed Sand Hills Golf Club and historic Omaha Country Club in his home state of Nebraska and exclusive Desert Forest Golf in the golf-rich Phoenix-Scottsdale market.Read More

What’s Around the Corner in 2022?
Happy New Year! With  2021 behind us, we now look forward to 2022. Will golf rounds remain at record levels?Read More

Richland Pointe - Reynolds Lake Oconee - A Community Within A Community
When Reynolds Lake Oconee began developing a prime peninsula several years ago into a new lakefront project called Richland Pointe, the ownership group wanted to create something this private master-planned resort development with six championship courses didn’t already have. Reynolds wanted to create a place with a unique ‘community within a community’ where a generation of more active member-residents could gather and enjoy a slew of new and distinctive outdoor lifestyle and fitness-oriented amenitiesRead More

Investing in Golf? You Betcha!
The so-called ‘smart money’ was back teeing up more golf course-related investments at year-end 2021. For everyone in the golf industry, it’s another sign the overall business seems to be on solid ground heading into the new year.Read More

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Meeting Challenges CreativelyRead More

“We Love Old Corkscrew”Read More

Up Close and Personal

Desert Mountain Training Programs

Desert Mountain offers a robust training program, one that might seem impossible to replicate at the average club.Read More

Omni Mount Washington Resort
“Growing the Garden” a Key to SuccessRead More

Industry News and Trends

Labor Shortage Driving Cultural Divide
If gas and food were counted in the numbers, inflation would be at its highest level since 1979. Coupled with a labor shortage that is its tightest since the 1950s, the price of hiring has skyrocketedRead More



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Visit the Owner’s Manual library within the GB Archive for practical, small business insights and know-how for your golf operation.Read More

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