Golf 2.0

Are you Registered for PGA Junior League Golf?

Are you Registered for PGA Junior League Golf?

If you are interested in hosting a team for PGA Junior League Golf, now is the time to register your facility. You can register through  www.pgajrleaguegolf.com

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PlayGolfAmerica.com and GetGolfReady.com launch Improved Design & Experience

This week you may have noticed a new look to PlayGolfAmerica.com and GetGolfReady.com. These two consumer websites were redesigned within PGA.com. In 2013, almost 600,000 people visited the “old sites”. Unfortunately, one out of every two visitors “bounced” or left the site immediately after seeing it. Design & content improvements will increase traffic and improve brand perception by simplifying the user experience and focusing on the core initiatives that will deliver the maximum return.

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Wide Reaching Group Programs at Private Club Drive 250K in Student Spending

SCPGA Player Development Award Winner, Lawrence Gilbert shares his success story of creating over $250,000 in incremental revenue to his facility strictly related to player development programs over the last year. Click on the links below to read more about his philosophy, planning, approach, and retention techniques.

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Earn MSR for hosting Get Golf Ready, PGA Junior League Golf, or PGA Sports Academy Programs

36 of your 54 Total MSR credits must come from either attending PGA Meetings, Education, or conducting Player Development/Golf 2.0 programs. You may earn credits directly from Get Golf Ready, PGA Junior League Golf,and PGA Sports Academy programs.
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Are your Get Golf Ready events posted and being promoted?

Are your Get Golf Ready events posted and being promoted?

 

 

 

 

 

Nikki-Gatch 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:

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Southern California Facilities Hosting PGA Junior Golf League

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So Cal Get’s Golf Ready!

Nikki-GatchRecently, 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).

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ABC7 features Get Golf Ready!

ABC7 features Get Golf Ready!

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.

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