What to expect

The Golf Inc. Summit is the golf industry’s premiere event for investors, operators and managers who want to be inspired by the most innovative ideas, keep abreast of the latest trends, and learn proven strategies.

  • Three tracks: Public, Private, Investor
  • 3 Inspiring Keynotes
  • Innovative Marketing Advice
  • Buy/Sell Sessions
  • Happy hours, Coffee hours, Luncheons, Golf Outing & More

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SEPTEMBER 14-16, 2016

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa – Austin, Texas

Welcome to golf’s most innovative and inspirational event of the year

  • 85+ Influential Speakers
  • 26 Educational Sessions
  • 7 Networking Events

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Why do 97% of attendees recommend the Summit to friends? It’s because we offer the highest-quality educational sessions with smart and easy networking events where you can meet industry leaders and peers in a relaxing and intimate setting.

Strategies Summit 2017

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds

Lake Oconee, GA

September 25 – 27, 2017


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Why attend?

There are countless reasons! Take your pick.

We have carefully crafted and curated the Golf Inc. Summit so that it delivers the ideal mix of practical education, innovative ideas and peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

 

 
With 26 informative and interactive sessions presented in three tracks — private club, public courses and investors — you will gain the know-how to achieve the extraordinary.

Learn and be inspired through three exceptional keynotes, one-on-one interviews, in-depth case studies, panel discussions, and problem-solving sessions.

Register to attend this year’s Summit to find out why 97% of past attendees rank the Golf Inc. Summit as the best educational experience in the golf industry.

Through a mix of eight networking events, you will meet industry leaders, connect with peers, and learn from cutting-edge vendors.

Past attendees rank networking as the best part of the Summit, and we go to great lengths to give you ample and easy opportunities to meet people.

Enjoy daily coffee hours, happy hours, and luncheons where you will connect and mingle with hundreds of leaders and operators.

While you’re getting down to business at the Summit, use your free time to experience the best in Southern hospitality at the Ritz Carlton at Lake Oconee. Enjoy this tranquil setting, which is complete with sprawling landscapes, lodge-inspired luxury accommodations and seven dining options, including a steakhouse and BBQ Butler. Experience five golf courses, kayaking, fishing, boating and a relaxing spa. Or explore the nearby antebellum towns that offer shopping and dining.

We have carefully crafted and curated the Golf Inc. Summit so that it delivers the ideal mix of practical education, innovative ideas and peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

Why attend?
There are countless reasons! Take your pick.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dana Garmany

Troon Golf

Steve Skinner

KemperSports

Mark Burnett

ClubCorp

Peter Hill

Peter Hill

Billy Casper Golf

Jeff Morgan

Club Managers Association

Jay Karen

NGCOA

Henry DeLozier

Global Golf Advisors

Rudy Anderson

Pacific Links International

 

Larry Gulko

Entrepreneur & Brand Strategist

Roger Berkowitz

Legal Sea Foods

 

Peer-to-Peer Networking


8 Wicked good networking events

You will meet industry leaders, connect with peers, and learn from cutting-edge vendors.

Network and mingle during our sponsor-hosted coffee hours, session breaks and cocktail receptions.
You won’t want to miss this year’s kickoff reception. Featuring a sampling of mouth-watering BBQ, craft beers and a spectacular fireworks display. It will be an evening to remember!

 



Golf Outing

Monday, Sept, 25th

Meet and compete at The Oconee Course. Golfers at any level can have fun and connect with peers.
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Networking on the green

Golf Outing: The Oconee Course

Monday, Sept. 25, 7:15am


Meet and compete at The Oconee Course. Golfers at any level can have fun and connect with peers. Meet before the shotgun and spend quality time with your team of four. Sponsored by GolfBoard

Additional fee of $175
To sign-up for the golf outing, simply add it to your agenda when registering for the Summit.


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Networking Luncheons:

Power Lunch on The Lawn

Tuesday, Sept, 26th

Meet daily fee operators, private club managers, owners, investors and others at this structured luncheon, located outside in a private area. You choose a dining partner and we match you with other peers for a chance to make new friends. Additional fee, click for details

Power lunch: Networking on the lawn

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 12:30pm


Meet daily fee operators, private club managers, owners, investors and others at this structured luncheon, located outside in a private area. You choose a dining partner and we match you with other peers for a chance to make new friends.

Additional Fee: $65.00
To sign-up for this luncheon, simply add it to your agenda during registration.


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Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, Sept, 27th

Dine with award-winning developers, architects and operators. Join us for lunch and enjoy a special presentation to honor the past year’s Development of the Year, Clubhouse of the Year, Renovation of the Year and Golden Fork award winners. Additional fee, click for details

Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 12:30 – 1:30pm


Dine with award-winning developers, architects and operators.

Join us for lunch and enjoy a special presentation to honor the past year’s Development of the Year, Clubhouse of the Year, Renovation of the Year and Golden Fork award winners.

Additional Fee: $65.00
To sign-up for this luncheon, simply add it to your agenda during registration.


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Dana Garmany

CEO, Troon

A leader in golf course management. He has helped set management standards for courses worldwide.

Dana Garmany

CEO, Troon

A leader in golf course management. He has helped set management standards for courses worldwide.

Eric Affeldt

CEO, ClubCorp

Owner of the largest ownership company in the world, and the second-largest management company.

Eric Affeldt

CEO, ClubCorp

Owner of the largest ownership company in the world, and the second-largest management company.

Jeehae Lee

Director of Business Strategy, Topgolf Media

Former LPGA player, committed to growing the game.

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Jeehae Lee

Director of Business Strategy, Topgolf Media

Former LPGA player, committed to growing the game.

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Peter Hill

CEO, Billy Casper Golf

Highly respected owner-operator of a portfolio of golf courses, country clubs, and resorts.

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Peter Hill

CEO, Billy Casper Golf

Highly respected owner-operator of a portfolio of golf courses, country clubs, and resorts.

Jim Hinckley

CEO, American Golf

One of the most experienced executives in the golf course management and ownership industry.

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Jim Hinckely

CEO, American Golf

One of the most experienced executives in the golf course management and ownership industry.

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Meet industry leaders and innovators at the Golf Inc. Strategies Summit. The Omni Barton Creek Resort will be this year’s location, featuring 75+ speakers, 25 educational sessions and 7 networking events.

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Why do 97% of attendees recommend the Summit to friends? It’s because we offer the highest-quality educational sessions with smart and easy networking events where you can meet industry leaders and peers in a relaxing and intimate setting.

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