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The Golf Nomad believes that variety is the spice of golf… he plays 50+ courses a year and shares his most interesting experiences here.
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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.
The new Doubles Golf format gives Joe and Josie Golfer a chance to go low… try it, you’ll like it.
The paper scorecard should go the way of the rotary dial phone… the paper airline ticket… the horse and carriage… the typewriter.
Just when I thought things couldn’t get any weirder, they have!
Who’s better off? Golfers in Minnesota or Wisconsin? It’s yet another close sports battle between these two proud neighbors.
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.
Data privacy is an important issue. How carefully has your organization thought about your policies? Here’s some food for thought that might help.
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.
Bay Hill exudes class… just like Arnie did. We miss you, Arnie.
Here were the 3 biggest takeaways the Apparation team took out of Orlando this year… what did you learn?
Several months ago I wrote to you about the rumors that GolfNow, the largest golf course management software company, was in negotiations to buy #2 (EZLinks). This week the other shoe dropped… NBC Sports (parent of GolfNow) announced that they have acquired EZLinks. What does this mean for course operators? #1 – My sources are pretty good… if I tell you in the future that I’m hearing rumblings about a significant change… don’t doubt me. #2 – Don’t worry… the GolfNow/EZLinks combination will not result in a monopoly in the golf course management software market. Click here to read the analysis of the situation we wrote in June (“Monopolies Suck… and Then They …