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2008 Golf Business Symposium

NGF Golf Business Symposium - 2008 DallasThe inaugural symposium was held May 14-15, 2008, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas.

2008 Agenda

Topic Presenter
State of the Industry 2008 Dr. Joe Beditz, NGF president & CEO
The Future of Private Golf Clubs in America Dr. Joe Beditz, NGF president & CEO
The Golf Business During Recessions Dr. Allen K. Lynch, Mercer University
Trends in the Future of Golf Tiffany Vasilchik, Faith Popcorn's BrainReserve
Golf Opportunities Created by Boomers David Court, McKinsey & Co.

2008 Testimonials

  • "Definitely a worthwhile investment."
  • "Excellent symposium - high quality, high content - all delivered in a very professional/take home value manner. Absolutely one of your best. Look forward to the next one."
  • "Good to meet all of the industry leaders to discuss current issues in golf."
  • "Great content. Excellent timing. Thank you for the leadership that made this happen."
  • "Terrific job! Succinct, relevant data sharing. Very effective."
  • "Thought it was great! Will attend again."

A special edition of NGF's Golf Industry Report newsletter provides a recap of the 2008 symposium:

  • Golf Industry Report

    Golf Industry Report

    NGF held a golf business symposium on May 15, 2008, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas. The symposium was designed to update attendees on the latest NGF industry research as well as to provide a fresh look at some key areas of interest. This issue of summarizes of all of the research and information presented at the symposium: The Future of Private Golf Clubs in America; Trends in the Future of Golf; The Golf Business During Recessions; Golf Industry Overview 2008; and Golf Opportunities Created by Boomers.

    PDF: 2.54 M / 12 pages

2008 Attendees

Directors and officers of these companies attended the 2008 symposium:

Equipment Media
Adams Golf Channel/
Aldila Golf Digest/
Ashworth GOLF Magazine/
Callaway Golfweek/
Fujikura Consultants
Golf Pride Addison Law Firm
Nike Deloitte & Touche
MasterGrip Fairway Advisors
Mizuno Global Golf Advisors
Par-Aide The McGriff Group
TaylorMade-adidas VCT Corporation
True Temper  
Management/Developers/Builders Canadian Golf Association
Century Golf Partners Club Managers Association of America
ClubCorp Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Eagle Golf National Club Association Foundation
Heritage Golf Group PGA of America
IRI Group The First Tee
KemperSports World Golf Foundation
Trilogy Travel
Troon Golf Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday
Weitz Golf International  
Turf/Cars Capmark
Club Car CNL
Toro GE Capital
Yamaha Textron Financial


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