November Tip for Course Owners and Managers: The secret to growing your business

November Tip for Course Owners and Managers: The secret to growing your business

Word of mouth marketing is the original social media…it’s effective, it spreads fast, and the marketplace believes it! In fact, according to Neilson, 92% of consumers believe recommendations from friends. So if you want to grow your business, your job is to make sure your course gets into the mix in a positive way.

Here’s how: Offer your players a smooth pace and flow of play on your course. And make it consistent. A consistent, high quality playing experience is comfortable, fun and dependable, and it’s worth talking about. The memory of a good experience lasts and lasts, and it is shared freely with others. When players have choices about where to play, that memory will bring them back to the place they can count on for another good experience. They’ll keep coming, and they’ll keep sharing. You’ll develop loyal players and your reputation for a quality product will attract new ones.  

Remember that the cornerstone of a good experience, a good memory, and positive word of mouth is a smooth pace and flow of play. Click here if you need help in how to provide it, and grow your business.

Tip by Bill Yates, Pace Manager Systems

Testimonials

  • "We cut more than 30 minutes off our average 18-hole round."

    Dane Bohrer, PGA, General Manager

  • "Our pace of play is much better and our members love it."

    Alice Plain, PGA, Director of Golf

    Vail Golf Club, Colorado
  • "Bill Yates is the Guru of pace of play."

    Paul Spengler, Executive VP

    Pebble Beach Golf Links, California
  • "Bill Yates unquestionably provides the most enlightening analysis of pace of play I have ever seen."

    Terry Florence, Director of Golf

    Wild Dunes Golf Resort, South Carolina
  • "What Bill did for us was fantastic. Every golf course should adopt his approach."

    Rod Cochrane, General Manager

    Predator Ridge Resort, British Columbia
  • "I can’t thank you enough for what you’ve done for us."

    Shawn Smith, Director of Golf

    Pebble Beach Resort, California
  • "It’s the best money I’ve ever spent. It’s like you’ve given me an additional course to use."

    Perry Cooper, Golf Manager

    Jasper Park Lodge, Canada
  • "We have now put 3:57 on all our range balls."

    Alan McGregor, General Manager

    St Andrews, Scotland
  • "Your training sharpened our focus on quality."

    Nathan Stith, Director of Golf

    Doral Golf Resort and Spa, Florida
  • "Thanks to Pace Manager, we can now communicate with each other and our guests with facts."

    Brian Shaw, Head Golf Professional

    Doonbeg Golf Club, Ireland
  • "Our members and guests couldn’t be more pleased!"

    Cary Corbitt, Director of Sports & Operations

    Harbour Town Golf Links, South Carolina
  • "Your program was not an expense; it was a sound investment."

    Terry Boldt, Golf Division Manager

    City of Calgary Municipal Courses, Canada
  • "Magnifique!"

    Alexis Davet, General Manager

    Golf de la Grande Bastide, Provence
  • "You’ve made a great difference. I always recommend you to other courses."

    Frank Jemsek, Owner

    Cog Hill Country Club, Illinois
  • "Thanks to you, we have experienced two magical years of smooth flowing golf and exceptional pace"

    Steve Harker, Mgr. Performance Excellence

    Osprey Ridge at Disney World, Florida
  • "We continue to see marked improvement and exceptional quality."

    Gregg Lindquist, General Manager

    Desert Willow Golf Resort, California
  • "Thanks to you, the pace of play was better than it’s been in years, even during the Thursday and Friday rounds."

    Dawn Coe-Jones, LPGA Tour Player

    U.S. Women's Open Championship, Pumpkin Ridge, Oregon
  • "The pace of play in this championship was better than it has ever been."

    David Pepper, R&A Championship Comm. Chair

    The Open Championship, Muirfield, Scotland
 

Client Courses

  • Hong Kong Golf Club

    Hong Kong, New Territories

More than 150 courses around the world use Pace Manager Systems. view all...

 

Getting Started

Click here for more information about what we can do for your course.