Copy of Head Professional Division

Copy of Head Professional Division

Golf Business Network (GBN) was created by golf professionals for the benefit of golf professionals. GBN's mission is to assist our members to increase their job's value and their value to their facility while maximizing their professional opportunities. To accomplish these goals, GBN has developed and created numerous unique concepts, documents, and services and is continually looking to add new services that assist in navigating through the golf industry's constantly changing landscape.

GBN currently provides the following services to our Head Professional members:

Golf Operations Survey
GBN conducts a comprehensive golf operations survey of our members on an annual basis. This unique database is available for our members to access.

Contract Review
Assistance with contract negotiations and contract review. When your contract comes up for review or you consider a new job offer, our staff counsel will review your contract with you.

Assistant Golf Professional Job Postings
Exclusive access to the GBN Job Announcement Board including the ability for you to broadcast open positions on your staff exclusively to other GBN members.

Business Operations Templates
Member-only business templates including cutting-edge information for monthly and year-end reporting, employee evaluations and head professional job descriptions.

Strategic Partner Benefits & Discounts
GBN has created strategic partnerships with companies that provide exclusive member benefits for key business needs.

Unique Education/Networking Opportunities
Invitations to GBN's Annual Meeting each January, GBN's Annual Head Professional Division Summit each fall and all GBN Regional Town Meetings to be held at top facilities around the country throughout the year. These events offer members a unique chance to network with other head professionals, gain access to industry best practices and acquire new strategies for growing your business.

Access to Interactive Member's Only Website
Members can ask for and give advice on any subject to other members on the website's member message boards. The website also offers instant access to GBN's business templates, job postings and other time-sensitive information.

Member Newsletter
GBN's information-filled monthly member newsletter that provides insight into the state of the golf industry, cutting-edge business strategies, strategies for growing your bottom line, and, of course, comprehensive news on GBN member events.

Golf Professional Retirement & Exit Strategies
GBN has recruited the expertise of industry veterans Bob Ross (Baltusrol GC) and Mike Reynolds (Wheatley Hills) to assist in developing resources for our members when retirement approaches.

Out-placement Services
GBN has developed comprehensive services to assist our members when their employment status changes. These include resume revision and development, interview strategies, assistance in the search for a new position and networking opportunities.

Inquire here about joining GBN's Head Professional Division

"Based on what happened after I reviewed it with my club leaders, I can say that the compensation survey from GBN changed my life. It’s hard to express in words the value I get from my involvement with GBN Golf Management."

Jason Lamp

Head Golf Professional

 Deal Golf & Country Club – Deal, NJ

"The report that GBN presented to my Club President blew him away. The statistical information that GBN laid out for him, truly provided a great benefit to the club. I could not have been more proud of being a member of GBN. I can't thank them enough for all they do."

Gene Mulak

Head Golf Professional

 Vineyard Golf Club – Edgartown, MA

"I have completed the employee evaluations and have presented them to my staff. It was extremely effective and the opportunity for their feedback was beneficial to working together to make next year's planning, a team effort. This tool is another great benefit to being a member of GBN. Thanks."

Ted O'Rourke

Head Golf Professional

Morris County Golf Club – Morristown, NJ

"GBN has been there for me when I needed help re-negotiating my contract with the club. The vast experience that GBN brought to the table helped me develop a clear plan for how to work with the club to come to an agreement that would benefit all parties involved. I can't imagine going through this process in the future without GBN in my corner."

Mike Scully

 Head Golf Professional

Medinah Country Club – Medinah, IL