The Golf Gadfly
The Golf Gadfly interferes with the status quo of golf by posing novel, potently upsetting questions, usually directed at authorities.
Digital Spring Cleaning
Have your digital assets been tidied up recently? If not, give them a good scrub.
Talk or Listen
Salespeople should listen at least twice as much as they talk. Do you agree?
It’s In The Hole!
Those people that yell “It’s in the hole” every time a pro hits a shot at a PGA event are awfully annoying, but every once in awhile the ball actually does go in.
There’s something happening here…
After a dismal weather year in the Twin Cities Metro in 2018, the Golf Gadfly expected the rate of golf course closures to tick upward this year… but it appears that the opposite has happened. Do you know why?
How to get 60+% email open rates
To paraphrase Churchill, email marketing is the worst form of direct marketing, except for all the alternatives. Check out the Gadfly’s research on best practices for email marketers.
A Golf Parable
This parable should sound familiar to golf course owners/operators… you are living this dream/nightmare. Will it turn out as the Gadfly has predicted?
What if every golfer joined the Public Country Club?
Multi-course membership programs like The Public Country Club are evolving rapidly in several US Metro Areas. What is the impact on golf course financial performance?
Who’s Winning the Tee Sheet Wars?
Get out the crystal ball and join the Golf Gadfly in speculating on who is going to fare the best in the Tee Sheet Wars as we head into 2019… the Gadfly provides you with a lot of facts and opinions as food for thought for your own predictions.
Are you hiring entrepreneurs or bureaucrats?
During the Golf Gadfly’s immersion in the corporate world, he saw it all… and it lead to the development of a theory of human behavior that divides us into two categories… which type are you hiring?
What do Bob Seger and the golf industry’s growth dilemma have to do with one another? More than you think.