Gabe travels to the home of golf, St. Andrews, to chat with Leighton Walker, GM of Burford Gold Club and Stuart Finlay of Wales Golf. Learn how a younger group of club leadership is driving huge change throughout the UK.
We take a look back at 100 episodes. Rick Coffey hosts as the tables get turned on Gabe and he becomes the interviewee. Notable call ins from Henry Wallmeyer, Michael Crandal, Norm Spitzig and other past guests and friends.
On this week’s episode we are joined by Bill O’Brien, VP of Operations at Troon. We discuss observations on membership growth and learn why retention is as important as new sales. We’ll also get Bill’s ideas on creating a culture of sales within the organization. You’ll also learn how to avoid potential pitfalls and why leaders desperately need to get out of the office.
Norm Spitzig also joins the mix for another edition of Master Class, presented by Master Club Advisors. Norm and Gabe discuss the differences between generations and their exciting new education program, Wildly Successful Membership, for the club industry.
In addition, you’ll hear about the Club Leadership Summit’s silent auction benefiting Sport Changes Lives. Get details on some of the items up for bid and learn how you can participate.
What happens when a prestigious private club steeped in history hires a young millennial manager? Find out on this episode as we chat with Lou DiLorenzo and Joel Livingood, member of the Board of Governors and General Manager respectively, of Interlachen Country Club.
Learn why the club decided to take a chance on Joel and what has happened since he has come on to manage. Joel shares his perspective, the challenges he’s faced, and his plans for the future of the club.
This episode is brought to you by the National Club Association. Visit nationalclub.org to learn more.
This week we chat with Henry DeLozier, partner at Global Golf Advisors and voted one of the 10 Most-Recommended Consultants in the Golf Industry by Golf Inc. Henry shares his thoughts on trends within the private club industry and shares his best tips for club sustainability in the modern world.
Henry’s background is in real estate. We’ll find out if he thinks we’re headed for another residential housing market bubble. We’ll discuss the hot areas around the country as well as the cold ones.
Lastly, Henry gives us some insight into the research conducted by Global Golf Advisors on the millennial generation. Learn what sets this group apart and a couple of tips that your club can take action on to attract this new generation of club members.
To learn more about Henry DeLozier and his company, Global Golf Advisors, visit globalgolfadvisors.com