New England Golf Course Owners Association (NEGCOA)

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The NEGCOA is an organization that represents the interests of local golf course owners and operators. We offer a forum for our members to consider the issues of operation, management, development, and promotion of golf at privately held; public and private access golf courses. Through our educational opportunities we assist our members in becoming more profitable and knowledgeable business owners.

Member Services:

Networking and Education

Legislative and Regulatory Affairs

  • National Golf Day representation from members of the Chapter
  • Participation and support by the chapter in local State Golf Days
  • Participation in local Small Business Day events
  • Support of State lobbyists keeping an eye on issues facing our industry
  • IRS Tax Depreciation Advocacy
  • CapWiz - A grassroots legislative action tool
  • Reporting on pertinent legislation, i.e. environment, wage and hour, etc.
  • National Alliance for Accessible Golf concerning ADA

Purchasing Power

Marketing and Player Development

Industry Research Clearinghouse

  • Financial Benchmarking Reports
  • Compensation and Benefits Reports
  • Rounds Poll and Reports
  • 51 Ways to a More Profitable Operation
  • New England Chapter Office Resources

Industry and Operations Resource Center

  • Free subscription to Golf Business magazine
  • Monthly members-only email newsletters from NGCOA
  • Free and discounted operations manuals and CD ROMs
  • More resources at, i.e. Online Buyer's Guide, operational tools, etc.
  • Full directory of member courses and industry suppliers

Allied Association Benefits

  • Free admission to PGA Merchandise Show, PGA Fall Expo, GCSAA Show and CMAA Show
  • Free admission to PGA Championship and PGA Senior Championship
  • Discounted admission to World Golf Hall of Fame

Click here for a copy of the NEGCOA Membership Application

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