Golf Inc. announces Operator of the Year competition

Operator of the Year

Golf Inc. Magazine is pleased to announce Operator of the Year. This new competition will celebrate golf course operators who substantially improved their facilities in the prior year. Top operators from across the globe will be recognized in four categories: private club, daily fee, municipal and resorts. 

To be eligible, nominees must be the top onsite leader at a golf course, and must be nominated for their role with a single facility. Judges will include a panel of editors and industry experts, and will judge based on financial improvement, capital investment and/or innovation. Nominations should explain the improvement or innovation and include supporting financial data, such as: 

Private clubs: Membership growth, increase in initiation fees, increase in dues, capital investment, reduction of those on list to exit or increase in waiting list.

Daily fee: Increase in rounds, increase in course revenue, increase in revenue per round, capital investment, increased in hosted events: leagues, outings, tournaments, adoption of new technology (website updates and deployment of social media effectively) and reduction in or elimination of reliance on season passes.

Municipal: Increase in rounds, increase in course revenue, increase in revenue per round, capital investment, increased in hosted events: leagues, outings, tournaments, adoption of new technology (website updates and deployment of social media effectively), reduction in or elimination of reliance on season passes.

Resorts: Increase in occupancy rate, increase in greens fees, increase in revenue per round, capital investment, increased in hosted events:  leagues, outings, tournaments, adoption of new technology (website updates and deployment of social media) and reduction in or elimination of reliance on season passes.

If you are unable to provide financial information needed to support a nomination, please provide the contact information for someone who can. Nominations will be considered incomplete until Golf Inc. has acquired sufficient financial information.

Nominations should include a hi-resolution photo of the nominee and must be received by Sept. 18. Please use this nomination form to complete your entry.

If you have any questions, call Associate Editor Laira Martin at 1-877-Golf-Inc or email her at laira@cypressmagazines.com.

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Why would award for municipal course operator consider reducing or eliminating season passes a good thing?

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