Legislative Victory for Golf Course Owners! Conservation Easement Tax Incentive Eligibility Change - The We Are Golf (WAG) coalition, of which the NGCOA is a founding member, scored a significant victory recently when it successfully reversed an effort within the Senate Finance Committee to specifically exclude golf courses from conservation easement tax incentive eligibility.
Industry Leaders Take Part in National Golf Day - Representatives from the National Golf Course Owners Association recently joined other We Are Golf coalition members on Capitol Hill for the seventh annual National Golf Day.
NGCOA Welcomes New Associate Director of Marketing Communications - The NGCOA announces the addition of Ingrid Thorson as the organization’s new Associate Director of Marketing Communications. Thorson will be responsible for creating and implementing a multi-faceted communications program using traditional and new media while strengthening the organization’s role
Mike Hughes States Golf's Case on The Morning Drive - Mike Hughes, CEO of the NGCOA, joined Congressman John Yarmouth (D-KY) and Daniel Webster (R-FL) on Golf Channel's The Morning Drive during the PGA Merchandise Show to discuss the economic impact of golf and ways to grow the game.
Strategic Planning Initiative - NGCOA Embarks On Strategic Planning Initiative In October 2013, the NGCOA board of directors voted to proceed with development of a five-year strategic plan to ensure that the association continues to expand its membership offerings while bringing ongoing value to members.
Michael Hughes To Step Down as CEO of NGCOA - National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) CEO Michael Hughes announced today his intention to step down as CEO of the organization at the end of 2015, completing 25 years of service. The early timing of the announcement will allow the NGCOA Board of Directors time to identify a replacement and facilitate a smooth transition to a new CEO by the end of the year.
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