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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

Golf Outing: The Boulders
Complimentary shuttle will depart the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort at 7:45am
Tee time is 9:00am
1:00pm - 6:15pm
Registration Open
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Opening Session
#101 - Who's Got "Next"...and What is it?
Moderator: Henry DeLozier - Global Golf Advisors
Jon Last - 
Sports & Leisure Research Group
Dave Schreiner - Mature Market Strategies
Bradley S. Anderson - CBRE
4:45pm - 6:15pm
Welcome Reception                                                                            

Thursday, October 2, 2014 | Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort


8:30am - 6:00pm Registration Open
9:00am - 10:00am
Concurrent Sessions
#201 - What is your Golf Course Worth to a Buyer, a Broker and an Appraiser?
Moderator: Jeff Woolson - CBRE, Inc.
Rick Zbranek, MAI - Cushman & Wakefield
Thomas Bennison - ClubCorp USA, Inc.
  #202 - Family Friendly Facilities…Start with Females!
Moderator: Nancy Henderson - LPGA
Lindsay Foster - Anthem Golf and Country Club
Sue Shapcottm MA, PGA Member - Shapcott Golf
#203 - The True Cost of Trading Tee Times for Technology
  Moderator: Michael Flannagan - Total e Intergrated Inc.
Keith Miller - Montgomery County Revenue Authority
Lance Merrihew - Course Co, Inc
Kevin Thistle - The Toronto Hunt Club 
10:00am - 10:45am
Networking Coffee Break
Sponsored by Addison Law
10:45am - 11:45am
Concurrent Sessions
#301 - New World for Acquisitions, Sales and Turnover of Golf Clubs
Moderator: Randolph D. Addison - Addison Law
Robert Jones - Desert Mountain Club, Inc.
Joseph Blair Petrash - Borders Golf Group, LLC
Thomas Bennison - ClubCorp USA, Inc.
#302 - You Can Operate Profitable Pro Shops and Food and Beverage!
Moderator: Amy McClean-Ragsdale - AMR Retail Consulting
Dawn Prebula - VGM Club, Resorts and Gaming
John Zaruka - Zgolf Food & Beverage Services
 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Concurrent Sessions
#401 - So YOU Want to be the Best?...What it takes to Reach True Excellence and How you Can Achieve It

Moderator: Bill Hughes - PGA TOUR
Tony Rizzo - Quail Lodge & Golf Club
Brad Williams - TPC Scottsdale

#402 - The Future of Golf Technology from a Golf Course Owners Perspective
Moderator: Rich Strozewski - Legacy Golf Club
LaMott Smith - Raspberry Golf Management, LLC
Joel Ragar - ForeUP
Bill Hodge - Club Car
  #403 - The Unexpected Truth About Golf Course Maintenance Expenses
  Moderator: Ray Cronin - Club Benchmarking
Peter Nanula - Concert Golf Partners
Bert Morales - West Lake Country Club
Michael Leemhuis, MA, Ed., CCM, CCE, PGA Master Professional - Congressional Country Club
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Afternoon Break
2:15pm - 3:15pm
Concurrent Sessions
#501 - Re-Branding a Tired Country Club (Case Study of The Greens CC in OKC)
Co-Presented: Jim Cowan - The Greens Country Club
Gary Hamby - Tom Hoch Design
#502 - 5 Ways to Pick up Women - Building Your Female Customer Base
Moderator: Debbie Waitkus - Golf for Cause
Jan Bel Jan - Jan Bel Jan Golf Course Design
Rich Strozewski - Legacy Golf Club
Susie Corona - Trravita Golf and Country Club
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Concurrent Sessions
#601 - Equity and Debt Financing for Golf Courses
Moderator: Donald Rhodes - CNL Lifestyle Properties
Steven M. Ekovich - National Golf & Resort Properties Group / Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services
Christopher Balestrino - Park Place Equity, A Division of Northwest Federal Credit Union
Jeff Woolson - CBRE, Inc.
#602 - The Social Golf Course: Increasing Rounds with Social Media
Moderator: Zeb Welborn - Welborn Social Media, 19th Hole Media
John Hakim -
Amy Spittle - KemperSports
Jodi Shaver - Desert Willow Golf Resort
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Networking Reception



Friday, October 3, 2014 | Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

8:30am - 12:00pm Registration Open
9:00am -10:00am
Concurrent Sessions
#701 - Hiring the Best Team for a Profitable Golf Facility

Moderator: Lyne Tumlinson - Lift Team Coaching
Henry DeLozier - Global Golf Advisors
John Stebbins - Bentwater Yacht & Country Club
R. Jeff Plotts - TPC Scottsdale

#702 - Private Clubs: Pro's and Con's of the Equity and Non-Equity Club Models

  Moderator: Peter Nanula - Concert Golf Partners
Van Tengberg, Esq. - Foley & Lardner LLP
Ray Cronin - Club Benchmarking

Additional Panelist to be Announced
10:00am - 10:30am
Networking Coffee Break
Sponsored by Addison Law
10:30am - 11:30am
Concurrent Sessions
#801 - Pace-of-Play Workshop
Co-Presented By: Forrest Richardson, ASGCA - Golf Group Ltd
William Yates - Pace Manager Systems
#802 - Risky Business: Minimizing and Managing some of the Top Risks of Golf Course Operations

Moderator: Kevin A. Fletcher, P.h.D. - e-par USA, Inc.
Andrew Staples, ASGCA Associate, ASLA - Staples Golf Resource Group
Charlie Ingram - AccessPoint Companies
11:45am - 12:45pm
Concurrent Sessions
#901 - Effects of Renovation and Rebranding on Performance
Moderator: John S. Wait - Sirius Golf Advisors, LLC
W. Douglas White - Billy Casper Golf, LLC
Jeffrey Brauer - GolfScapes, Inc.
#902 - Getting Teed Off Trying to Optimize ROI of Golf Clubs and Resorts? - Learn Insider Tips on Scoring Holes-In-One!
Moderator: Rick Swarts - Paragon Valuation Group
Frank Slaughter - National Tax Resource Group
Scott Swarts - Paragon Systems
12:45pm Conference Concludes
For further details on each session visit the Sessions link by clicking here.


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