Receive Free Admission to 2017 PGA Merchandise Show!

NGCOA Members Receive Free Admission to 2017 PGA Merchandise Show!

On January 24-27 2017, the PGA Merchandise Show takes over Orlando, Florida! As a member of the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA), you receive free admission to leading golf tournaments and events – and the PGA Show is one of those events!

To receive your complimentary registration, make sure you visit the link here.

To learn more about the show, please visit the link here.

If you have any questions, please contact Mike Ketterman, NGCOA Membership Director at (800) 933-4262.

Win Complimentary Registration to the 2017 Golf Business Conference!

Win Complimentary Registration

to the 2017 Golf Business Conference!

You are invited to enter our drawing to win complimentary registration to the 2017 Golf Business Conference, February 7- 9, 2017 in Orlando, Florida ($1175 value)!

Enter our drawing online here or call our office at (916) 456-0500 for your chance to win complimentary registration to the 2017 Golf Business Conference.

The drawing closes Sunday, January 15, 2017.


In order to qualify for the drawing, your NGCOA AZ membership must be paid through Tuesday, February 28, 2017. If your membership expires prior to Tuesday, February 28, 2017, you must renew your membership prior to entering the drawing.

Join other golf professionals like yourself and support your local Golf Course Owners Association.

If you become a new member of the National Golf Course Owners Association of Arizona between now and January 15, 2017, you will qualify to enter a drawing to win a complimentary registration to the 2017 Golf Business Conference on February 7-9, 2017 in Orlando, FL ($1175.00 value).*

Once your application is processed and payment is received, you will receive a link to enter the drawing. The drawing will take place on January 16, 2017 and winners will be announced on January 17, 2017.

The drawing will take place on Monday, January 16, 2017 and winners will be announced on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

Winners must provide proof of airline itinerary within 48 hours of reward or new winner will be selected.

For any questions regarding NGCOA AZ membership, please contact Marc Connerly, Executive Director at or Alexandra Johnson, Member & Sponsorship Coordinator at or (916) 456-0500.

To learn more about the 2017 Golf Business Conference visit the link here.

Membership Meeting: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

NGCOA AZ Membership Meeting
“Tools For Improving Your Bottom Line”
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
9:30 a.m. Registration
The Westin Kierland Golf Club
15636 N Clubgate Dr, Scottsdale, AZ


9:30 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

10:10 a.m.
Executive Director’s Report and Announcements

10:20 a.m.
“Guide to Hosting A Successful Golf Tournament”
– Marc Connerly, NGCOA Arizona Executive Director

10:30 a.m.
“Power in Numbers: How Trusted Data Can Increase Your Profits”
– Mike Loustalot, The ORCA Report

11:15 a.m.
“ Regaining Control of Your Online Tee Times” – Matt Welliver, EZ Links

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m.
NGCOA Arizona Awards Presentation

1:00 p.m. Meeting Conclusion


$30 (includes lunch and meeting)

$45 (includes lunch and meeting)

Register for this meeting here.

New NGCOA Arizona Bronze Sponsor: DryJect Southwest

We are pleased to announce DryJect Southwest as a new NGCOA Arizona Sponsor!

DryJect is aeration for the 21st century. It uses its high-pressure, water-based injection system to blast aeration holes through the root zone to fracture the soil, while it’s patented vacuum technology simultaneously fills holes with amendment. Relieve compaction, increase water filtration, reach the root zone with oxygen and amend your soil all at the same time, leaving the surface smooth and playable. Learn more at Dryject’s website here.

New NGCOA AZ Sponsor: Quick18

quick18We are pleased to announce Quick18 as our newest NGCOA AZ Annual Sponsor. 

Quick18 is the only company in the golf industry building custom mobile apps for golf courses focused on commerce.

Quick18 has been building these commerce driven apps since 2011. Recently, the company rolled out a new design with a quicker 3-tap booking process among other unique features. Considering the mobile economy we are now in, Quick18 has yet again become a leader with their development of GolfCash. This is a mobile payment platform designed for each golf course’s custom branded mobile apps. GolfCash provides a new direct to consumer revenue stream with prepayment that enforces loyalty.

Get on board with the mobile revolution.

Take a moment to learn all the details about Quick18 and GolfCash here.

2016 NGCOA Arizona Awards

NGCOA Arizona is very pleased to request entries for the 2016 NGCOA Arizona Course of the Year Award and NGCOA Arizona Community Environmental Award. Both winners will be announced at the NGCOA Arizona Annual Meeting later this year (date and location to be announced soon).

The Course of the Year Award will represent Arizona in the NGCOA Course of the Year competition, the winner of which will be announced at the Golf Business Conference in Orlando in February. Download the Course of the Year nomination form here.

This is the first year for the NGCOA Arizona Community Environmental Award, and we hope to receive entries from the many courses who have excelled in environmental stewardship over the past year. Download the NGCOA Arizona Community Environmental Award here.

The deadline for both awards applications is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21. Applications may be submitted to NGCOA Arizona Executive Director Marc Connerly at Awards are open strictly to members of NGCOA/NGCOA Arizona, so if you are not a current member, but would like to join and be eligible for the awards, please complete the membership information here.

Also, please note that NGCOA is still accepting applications for their many awards, including the Player Development Award and others. Those applications are due to the NGCOA office by November 1, and more details may be found here.

Thank you for being a member of NGCOA and NGCOA Arizona, and we hope to consider your course for one of the 2016 NGCOA Arizona awards.

New NGCOA AZ Silver Sponsor: EZLinks

We are proud to announce EZLinks as a NGCOA AZ Silver Sponsor!

ezlinksEZLinks Golf combines industry veterans and subject matter experts to consistently deliver product enhancements, thought leadership, and innovative solutions to its golf course clients. With over 300 employees, including their GolfSwitch and IBS Club Software teams, EZLinks Golf is committed to helping golfers play more golf by combining the best technology with our commitment to world-class customer and client-service.

With a mission to innovate golf course management and keep you in control of your course, EZLinks Golf delivers a suite of software products proven to increase revenue and to simplify course management.

Scalable and highly-customizable, the EZLinks 360 solution offers golf course operators tee sheet software, marketing services, the largest phone reservation center in golf, multiple point of sale platforms, revenue management tools, and tee time distribution through by PGA TOUR.

Learn more about EZLinks here.

About Us


Who We Are:

The National Golf Course Owners Association of Arizona (NGCOA Arizona) is the new chapter of the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA), dedicated exclusively to the interests and needs of Arizona’s golf course owners, operators, general managers, and others with a vested interest in the business of golf in Arizona.

NGCOA Arizona was established in January 2015 by the National Golf Course Owners Association to further its mission of enhancing the lives of golf course owners and operators by making their businesses more profitable, more efficient, better managed and more stable. NGCOA Arizona focuses on state-level issues, education, networking and advocacy – and serve the business needs of golf courses through uniting the Arizona golf industry and driving the business of golf.

What We’re About:

Our mission is to unite and grow the golf industry in Arizona, while representing the business of golf statewide.

Serving Arizona’s Golf Courses:

Arizona golf course owners and operators deserve a unified voice, a seat at the legislative and regulatory tables, and consistent communications on topics of greatest importance to the business of golf in Arizona, and NGCOA Arizona is prepared to deliver those benefits and more.

Led by a management team with extensive association management experience, NGCOA Arizona provides:

  • Prioritized legislative advocacy and reporting of legislative activities to members
  • Consistent and timely member communications
  • Education and important industry information
  • Group buying and discount programs
  • Meaningful and relevant events
  • Connection between Arizona golf industry and stakeholders together

For questions, concerns or suggestions, please feel free to contact NGCOA Arizona Executive Director, Marc Connerly, at (916) 485-6361 or

We are here to work for you.

Join NGCOA Arizona.