From Tees to Green:

A Symposium on Forward Tees & Other High-ROI Ideas

The American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) and ASGCA Foundation will host a symposium on Nov. 28-29 promoting the benefits of investing in golf facilities – including adding Forward Tees – and detailing how these investments are directly linked to facility success. From Tees to Green: A Symposium on Forward Tees & Other High-ROI Ideas takes place at Pinehurst Resort (Pinehurst, North Carolina) and includes golf at Longleaf Golf & Family Club.

The symposium includes interactive presentations from industry leaders. Topics to be covered include:

  • A presentation from the United States Golf Association, “How feedback can help the golf industry provide a better experience for golfers.”
  • Benefits of additional tees at public and private facilities
  • Ways in which investments in golf facilities are utilized to…
    • Improve pace of play
    • Encourage more play by golfers of all ages and skill levels
    • Grow the game
    • Improve their bottom line

Additionally, breakout sessions will be specifically designed for golf course owners/managers, operations/golf professionals, and superintendents.

Cost for the Symposium is $250 (hotel costs not included). Continuing Education Units (CEU) available from CMAA, GCSAA and PGA of America.

Agenda Highlights

Full Agenda

Wednesday, Nov. 28

  • Golf at Longleaf Golf & Family Club (Shotgun)

Thursday, Nov. 29 – Education

  • USGA Research: How feedback can help the golf industry provide a better experience for golfers (Hunki Yun, USGA)
  • ROI at Longleaf Golf & Family Club (Dan Van Horn, US Kids Golf and Bill Bergin, ASGCA)
  • Golf for Life: New Tees for Older Players at Medinah Country Club (Marty Deangelo, Medinah and Rees Jones, ASGCA)
  • Promoting change and using data for decision-making (Arthur Little and Jann Leeming)
  • Selling the idea to members and players (Lynn Baugher, Rancho Murieta Country Club and Damian Pascuzzo, ASGCA)

    Speakers

    Registration

    Sponsors