The Golf Nomad
The Golf Nomad believes that variety is the spice of golf… he plays 50+ courses a year and shares his most interesting experiences here.
The Golf Marketing Alliance
Want to help golf course operators convert $100M/year of costs into $100M/year of revenues? Join the Golf Marketing Alliance evolution.
The Golf Gadfly
The Golf Gadfly interferes with the status quo of golf by posing novel, potently upsetting questions, usually directed at authorities.
Food For Thought
Give us just 5 minutes per week and he’ll give you some serious food for thought about growing the greatest game ever invented.
Apparation LLC Intro
Apparation LLC is a G3 company… obsessed with helping to Grow the Game of Golf. Learn more about us here.
Is Your Course ‘Selectively Sociable’?
My wife Betsy and I spent the first half of September on the East Coast helping with some family business, so the 2nd most important family member (our dog Beckett, who ranks just below Betsy and just above me in the family pecking order) needed some accommodations for a few weeks. When I glanced at the receipt that they gave us when we picked Beckett up, I got a good chuckle… Betsy had chosen the accommodations that the kennel referred to as “Selectively Sociable”. It is a perfect description of Becket… she is frequently friendly and playful but there are social situations… most noticeably when another dog gets a nose …
The 2020 Golf Boom
Is the 2020 boom in golf demand a temporary phenomenon or can we build on it?
Man, These Guys Are Good!
The new Doubles Golf format gives Joe and Josie Golfer a chance to go low… try it, you’ll like it.
Will COVID-19 Kill the Paper Scorecard?
The paper scorecard should go the way of the rotary dial phone… the paper airline ticket… the horse and carriage… the typewriter.
2020 MN Golf Season Ends Abruptly!
Just when I thought things couldn’t get any weirder, they have!
The Golf Border Battle – Too Close To Call
Who’s better off? Golfers in Minnesota or Wisconsin? It’s yet another close sports battle between these two proud neighbors.
We Can’t Write A Check, But We’d Like To Contribute
The Apparation team has thought long and hard re how we can help course operators cope with COVID-19. Unlike the U.S. Government, we can’t print money, but we do have some unique assets to contribute.
Whose Data Is It, Anyway?
Data privacy is an important issue. How carefully has your organization thought about your policies? Here’s some food for thought that might help.
Is Doubles Golf Twice As Much Fun?
Doubles Golf® is a branded version of an old format… the two-person scramble. Read about why this format might more than double the level of fun for golfers… including the Golf Gadfly.
A Touch of Class (Bay Hill Visit)
Bay Hill exudes class… just like Arnie did. We miss you, Arnie.