I am happy to report that our Section ranks fourth in postings through the PGA Program Manager built on ACTIVEWorks. We have 52 of our 384 PGA facilities utilizing the source, with over 600 events posted! This is encouraging as we have seen a tremendous increase in consumer traffic searching for programs due to the concentrated marketing push over the last 90 days. In May alone, we have seen web traffic on GETGOLFREADY.COM increase by over 300% from last year. In California, that increase has been 473% over last year! Here are some breakdowns on unique visitors and facility searches based on certain geographic areas within Southern California:Read More
Recently, I joined Lani Mackay, PGA Apprentice at Mountaingate Country Club in Los Angeles to do a segment with KABC’s (Los Angeles) Lori Corbin to promote Get Golf Ready. The segment featured clips of Lani instructing Lori (a first time golfer, and Food & Fitness Coach correspondent), as well as one of her Get Golf Ready students (who subsequently joined Mountaingate CC as a direct result of attending Lani’s GGR classes).Read More
ABC7 features Get Golf Ready! The segment features Assistant Golf Professional Lani Mackay of Mountain Gate Country Club and PGA of America Player Development Regional Manager Nikki Gatch, PGA.Read More
You may have recently received an email from the Player Development department at the PGA of America requesting your participation in a brief survey regarding Get Golf Ready. The PGA of America is proud to manage Get Golf Ready on behalf of the entire industry, and we need your input!
Time to “Activate” your player development programs!
By Nikki Gatch, PGA of America Player Development Manager