Eric Trump to headline Golf Inc. Summit, Sept. 23-25th

Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump and the top executive at Trump Golf, will speak at the Golf Inc. Summit, which will be held Sept. 23-25that The Ritz Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, Ga.  

Eric took over his father’s golf empire after Donald was elected President of the United States in November 2016. Trump Golf manages 21 golf courses from Los Angeles to Scotland, including daily fee, private and even a municipal facility in New York City. It owns most of the facilities, and has been valued as much as $550 million. 

Jack Crittenden, Editorial Director of Golf Inc., will interview Eric Trump in a Wednesday morning keynote, focusing on Trump Golf’s opportunities, challenges and branding.

“We are honored to be the first in the golf industry to sit down with Eric Trump and talk about his family’s golf business, its future, and his role as an owner and developer,” Crittenden said. “Trump Golf has a unique collection of courses and it is a fascinating business story.”

This year’s Golf Inc. Summit is focused on the experience economy and how it is changing the way golf courses and private clubs think about their role and build loyal customers.

The Golf Inc. Summit will feature a keynote the day prior with four of the industry’s leading CEOS, including David Pillsbury with ClubCorp and Erik Anderson with Topgolf. An opening keynote on Sept. 23 will focus on demographic changes and their impact on golf, featuring Jon Last, Sal Syed and Jim Hinckley. 

The closing keynote on Wednesday, Sept. 25thwill feature leaders from the GOLF Channel that will delve into video as a revenue tool for both golf courses and private clubs. 

“We are bringing together the main leaders in the industry for three days of top-notch networking and education,” Crittenden said. 

The last day of the Summit is focused on marketing and will also include sessions on high tech marketing and private club branding, and a Marketing Meet-up, where attendees meet in peer-to-peer discussion tables to discuss their biggest concerns, challenges and opportunities. 

The Golf Inc. Summit, which will celebrate 31 years in operation, will be held Sept. 23-25that The Ritz Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, Ga.  It will feature 27 sessions, including several that will delve into the experience economy and what it means for golf courses and private clubs. 

The Summit brings together 350 golf course owners, general managers, management company executives, and other industry leaders, including many of the top experts in both golf and private clubs. It features more than 80 speakers, 27 educational sessions and 9 networking events. 

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