10 Golf Inc. May/June 2016
Golf course consultants may appear to be
a dime a dozen. A;er all, when management professionals leave a company and
are between jobs, they o;en hang out a
shingle and call themselves consultants.
Yet, many consultants o;er a wealth of
information, experience and know-how
that can help a golf course identify problems and cra; solutions.
Having a tax problem? Wondering
what to repair ;rst: the roof, the locker
rooms or the dining rooms? Or, just want
to make more money? Consultants can
help golf businesses punch above their
But who do you call ;rst? Golf Inc. has
a database of consultants on our website
with hundreds of consultants — so many
that it can be a bit daunting to narrow
down. So, we decided to help make it
easier. We surveyed those consultants to
;nd out who they would recommend if
they were unable to take a job or did not
have the required expertise.
;e result is the 10 most-recom-mended consultants in the golf industry.
Some are generalists who can deal with
almost any issue, from food and beverage
to human resources. Others have speci;c
focuses, such as taxes, capital spending
or private club operations.
;ese consultants are based primarily in the Sun Belt, but many have o;ces
in other places and are willing to travel.
;ey also have personal visions and ideas
about how the golf business needs to
Global Golf Advisors
Advisors is an
that assists golf
courses with all
aspects of the
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These ten experts are the most recommended in the industry BY REBECCA LARSEN
Golf’s top consultants
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