Adapting to a new generation of golfers

Golf Industry / August 4, 2017
Top 5 Golf Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Top 5 Golf Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

By Mike Devlin

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It's funny to think that Facebook is developing artificial intelligence robots, Tesla is creating self-driving cars and the craze sweeping the media world is ... the podcast? And for a radio-style media channel, it's not just the older population that's listening, actually, quite the contrary. In a recent survey conducted by LinkedIn, 42% of their millennial users are listening to podcasts. So how does this relate to golf? Well, golf is often criticized for being out of touch with younger generation, it's encouraging to see that industry leaders are evolving and providing content through golf podcasts.
 
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Golf Industry / June 29, 2017
Why golf coaches should care about collegiate club golf

Why golf coaches should care about collegiate club golf

By Kris Hart

Club golf NCCGA helping students

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As a college golf coach, your main priority is building the best team possible to win golf tournaments and championships. Since the number of roster spots on college golf teams continues to decline and the demands of a college golf coach continue to increase, don’t waste your team speaking with students who cannot immediately benefit your golf program. Leading students to club golf, through the NCCGA (National Collegiate Club Golf Association), can be beneficial to you for a number of reasons:

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Golf Industry / June 28, 2017
Srixon Ambassador Receives an Unfortgetable PGA Tour Experience in Texas

Srixon Ambassador Receives an Unfortgetable PGA Tour Experience in Texas

By Dr. Brian Mann

Srixon Ambassador PGA Tour

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Srixon was generous enough to give a very few select 2017 Srixon Ambassadors the opportunity to see what it’s like inside their PGA Tour van this year.  Brian Mann shares his experiences down in Texas. 

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Topics: Srixon

Golf Industry / June 19, 2017
Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday becomes Nextgengolf’s 2nd National Partner

Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday becomes Nextgengolf’s 2nd National Partner

By Kris Hart

As many of you have seen Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday joined Srixon / Cleveland Golf as the 2nd National Partner of Nextgengolf. The Nextgengolf staff and our players are very excited about the partnership and cannot thank the MBGH team for their commitment to the game. As part of the Nextgengolf community, what does this mean to you?

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Topics: sponsor myrtle beach

Golf Industry / May 26, 2017
What's New on the City Tour in 2017?

What's New on the City Tour in 2017?

By Travis Richardson

We are excited to begin the 2017 City Tour season in just a couple weeks! This summer the City Tour is hosting over 60 tournaments in 20 cities across the country. Whether you've played before or not, we wanted to share some new and exciting changes that have been made this season.

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Topics: City Tour

Golf Industry / May 10, 2017
Top 5 City Tour Courses of 2017

Top 5 City Tour Courses of 2017

By Matt Weinberger

Each season, we use feedback and poll results from Nextgengolf City Tour players across the country to determine the ideal tournament courses. In 2017, we received great responses and suggestions to our survey indicating the best courses, and wanted to take a look at the best of the best.

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Topics: City Tour

Golf Industry / April 17, 2017
10 Best No Laying Up Golf Tweets

10 Best No Laying Up Golf Tweets

By Erik Laaksonen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you're a golfer on Twitter, there's a good chance you've heard of No Laying Up. The Twitter account has the attention of PGA Tour superstars, and has expanded to a blog and podcast. If you aren't following the account, or are just in the mood for some laughs, here's a look at the 10 best No Laying Up tweets so far in the last 6 months (and a bonus from 2016).

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Golf Industry / April 11, 2017
4 Companies Found on the City Tour

4 Companies Found on the City Tour

By Matt Weinberger

City Tour golfers are employed by many of the top national employers including Deloitte, IMG, JP Morgan and many more.  Since all players live in major cities across the country, and are either starting off in their careers or are already established in their professions, it’s great to celebrate the diversity in backgrounds and experiences.

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Topics: City Tour

Golf Industry / April 11, 2017
3 Ways Companies Can Support Golf on the City Tour

3 Ways Companies Can Support Golf on the City Tour

By Matt Weinberger

City Tour golfers represent all types of different backgrounds and professions.  Since all members are between ages 18 and 40, we find diverse tournament fields ranging from college players to golfers in their 30’s with busy jobs and kids.

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Topics: City Tour

Golf Industry / April 6, 2017
Anderson Finds Trust in Srixon Golf Balls

Anderson Finds Trust in Srixon Golf Balls

By Connor Brown

Golf is about trust. Trust in your ability to make a shot, trusting your gut and ultimately, trusting the product in your hands can get the job done, time after time. One of the more overlooked parts of golf is the actual ball itself. Can a golf ball have such a drastic effect on your game? Of course it can!

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Topics: golf balls Srixon

Golf Industry / April 4, 2017
Hiring for Golf Courses - 3 Underappreciated, Important Employees

Hiring for Golf Courses - 3 Underappreciated, Important Employees

By Kris Hart

Hiring great employees is crucial for the success of any business. For those of us in the golf industry, and more specifically managers at a golf course, hiring entry level landscapers is just as important as hiring a fantastic PGA Professional. If you are a PGA Professional, Golf Course Owner, Club Manager, or in a position hiring for golf courses, focusing on hiring great people for the below 3 undeappreciated positions can make or break the success of your business.

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Topics: Golf Course

Golf Industry / March 13, 2017
10 Twitter Accounts Every Golfer Should Follow

10 Twitter Accounts Every Golfer Should Follow

By Erik Laaksonen

It's a great time to be a golfer on Twitter. There exists a wide array of hillarious and insightful golf Twitter accounts that you should be following (if you aren't already). Here's 10 of the best and the ones I recommend (in no particular order).

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Topics: Twitter Social Media

Golf Industry / March 8, 2017
Alabama Club Golf Gives Back

Alabama Club Golf Gives Back

By Nextgengolf

Alabama club golf first started in 2012 as a small group of friends who still had the itch to play competitive golf. The team was looking for ways to get recognized more, as well as trying to give back to our community, so the club president at the time talked to the local Director of The First Tee about us volunteering.

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Topics: Club Golf The First Tee

Golf Industry / March 6, 2017
Chao Gains Trust and Consistency with Cleveland Golf Wedges

Chao Gains Trust and Consistency with Cleveland Golf Wedges

By Connor Brown

Launched in 2016, Nextgengolf’s Srixon and Cleveland Golf Ambassador Program is designed to help celebrate our relationship with one of the top golf brands in the country.

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Topics: Srixon Cleveland Golf

Golf Industry / March 2, 2017
How the USGA Rule Changes will Impact the NCCGA

How the USGA Rule Changes will Impact the NCCGA

By Matt Weinberger

By now you have heard the exciting news that the USGA has unveiled the plan for a simplified set of rules going into effect in 2019. While NCCGA rules will remain in accordance with the current USGA Rules of Golf in 2017, I thought it'd be fun to look ahead at some of the key changes that will affect NCCGA players nationwide when they go into effect in 2019.

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Topics: golf rules