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  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, Pro Shop, VGM Club

    Come Together for Savings, Come Together for Solutions, Come Together with VGM Club. PGA Merchandise Show During this year’s PGA Merchandise Show, we decided to change things up a bit. We did not have a booth for the first time in 22 years! This was not a referendum on the show itself – it was merely a chance to allocate our resources towards something different. Before the show, and during our time walking the trade show floor, we invited pro shop contacts to our party

    Tags: 2018 National Show Recap, PGA Merchandise Show, PGA Show

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    Catch many of VGM Club’s 37 Pro Shop partners at the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show. Cover all the bases at your club by securing great terms, pricing, and other benefits to fill your shop this spring: Soft Goods: Antigua provides men’s, women’s, and youth apparel and outer wear using the latest technology this industry has to offer. Members received discounted prices on any order of 24 pieces or more. Find this partner at booth 5972. Our Bobby Jones program aims to help

    Tags: 2018 PGA Show, PGA Show, PGA Show Preview

  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, Pro Shop

    Finding ways to cut costs and save money on capital expenditures can be stressful and overwhelming. Pricing can be intimidating and tough decisions must be made. To help you, we have developed a strong list of suppliers that can meet your needs while keeping costs at a reasonable level. Life Fitness Life Fitness delivers fitness products that will stand up to your facility’s greatest challenges and stay in good working order for your guests. VGM Club members receive special pricing on

    Tags: Capex, Club Car, Equipment, John Deere, Life Fitness, VGM Finance

  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, Pro Shop

    Every club manager aims to find the best ways to cut costs and lower expenses, while still trying to meet the demands of their members. Cutting monthly expenses is a must if clubs want to operate efficiently, and together with the partners we have outlined below, we have done just that. United States Consulting Group The US Consulting Group is a national waste and recycling management company offering substantial cost savings to clients at no capital expense. Their services are provided on

    Tags: Airgas, Directv, Monthly Payments, SIB, USCG, Worldpay

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    Golf carts are an important component to any golf club and golfers expect to have quality carts available to them. There are many different brands, designs, and styles available to choose from, and this seemingly endless stream of choice exasperates an already difficult and pricey decision. With Club Car, the process is made simple. To better illustrate this process, we interviewed COO and General Manager, Mike Gardner of The Bridgewater Club to learn more about his recent switch to

    Tags: Carts, Club Car, Pro Shop

  • Categories: Pro Shop, VGM Club

    The Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) published their annual survey last month. After reading through it, I learned there has never been a better opportunity for the on-course facility to capture additional sales and grab more of our industry's valuable retail market share! A lot of this is due to the contraction of off-course and sporting goods stores. What does that mean? Suppliers are increasing their focus towards on-course pro shops. How do we plan to use this survey and information

    Tags: Pete Kinney, Pro Shop, vgm club

  • Categories: Clubhouse, Pro Shop

    The golf world has seen many changes since Heritage Golf Group’s three Hilton Head Island courses; Port Royal Golf and Racquet Club, Shipyard Golf Club and Oyster Reef Golf Club joined VGM Club in 2005. Those changes forced clubs to be innovative, especially when it came to merchandising. Fast forward to February 2017. VGM Club is ready to announce an official partnership with YETI®. The innovative, fast-growing cooler company out of Austin, Texas was looking for a chance

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  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, Pro Shop, VGM Club

    Many of our members were asked to take an end of the year survey this past January . This survey was designed to help us better understand our members and shape our services moving into 2017. We were able to find some interesting trends after breaking down the survey results. We found 3 key areas to maximize your VGM Club membership using this information. 1. Capital Equipment Purchases Utilizing leveraged buying power from our +3500 clubs, we are able to provide RFQ's through our

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    Just how popular is the NFL? The top 12 shows of the 2015 fall season were all NFL games, led by the 29.4 million viewers who tuned in for the Seattle-Dallas game on Nov. 1. In all, 26 of the top 27 programs were professional football games! Year in and year out the NFL regularly holds about 27 or 28 of the top 30 shows in the fall. The Macy's Day Parade is the only show consistently holding a place in the top 30 as well. - Via USA Today How can your course capitalize? Sports-related

    Tags: Cable Bill, Directv, Football

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    Securing a fundraising event each year gets competitive. Any chance your club has to create value is a step that must be taken. What if we told you Standard Golf has a solution? Standard Golf has full-coverage customize-able dye-sublimated flags that are perfect for your next fundraising event, member-guest tournament and so much more! Orders are made in sets of 9, but each flag can be customized. It's time to think outside the box, how can these flags be an opportunity for added value? Event

    Tags: Event Flags, Events, Standard Golf