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Great Golf Strategies and Opportunities for Golf Lovers

What if you could:
…… Improve your client’s golf game;
…… Improve their quality of life, and along the way;
…… Improve your financial well being?

Resort Owners Group has developed two unique opportunities for:

  • Golf pros, assistant pros and GM’s of Golf Clubs
  • Golf Course Owners
  • Golf Charity Event Organizers

Hi my name is Gary Carter, founder and CEO of Resort Owners Group…and an avid golf enthusiast.

When starting our company the very first project selected for the ROG Ownership Model was PGA Village in Port St Lucie….the new home to the 28,000 PGA of America Members. It was, and is, one of the very best values in the golf world, with several Tom Fazio and Pete Dye designs in addition to a 35 acre learning & practice centre that is truly state of the art.

One of the ways we sold our first 40 buyers in this project was by using a golf marketing strategy specifically targeted at golfers. Our feeling was simple. Combine great golf courses, a US Sunbelt setting, terrifically affordable real estate values and showcase it to golfers in a low-key relaxed educational manner. The result was instant success with sales looking after themselves.

Continuing this strategy, ROG has developed programs that golf professionals and those active in the golf world, media or travel will find particularly interesting.

ROG’S Golf Charity Tournament Sponsorships

Golf charity tournaments have become more and more popular each year with some cities having over 4,000 per spring & summer. ROG has developed a unique way to give back to the charities we partner with, while gathering exposure for the Resort Owner Group ownership approach and new resort home locations.

Below is a typical easel board that is at a par three hole where ROG provides a grand prize to be won by one of the days participants. The board tells the story….basically each golfer tries to put the ball in the 16’ Mystery Square on the green not near the actual hole and win a free resort home week to one of our great resort destinations (average value is $2,000 plus). If more than one wins during the day, then a draw is held after the event at the luncheon or dinner. Whether some one wins or not, we donate a week to the charity silent or live auction with a minimum bid…typically the week is worth double or triple the minimum bid amount.

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Charity or organizers win:

  • By providing a feature prize to attract more golfers to their event
  • By occasionally charging golfers a nominal fee at hole to try for the square
  • By using the week as a way to generate $1000+ at the auction

Golf Pros win:

  • By providing organizers a unique feature to attract the event to their course
  • By earning potentially thousands in referral fees if any of the golfers that register at the event subsequently by a fraction or assembled whole resort home from Resort Owners Group

Golfers Win:

  • We provide each one with two ways to win…the fun of something to shoot at on the course at the tournament….and the grand prize draw. In addition we provide them if interested with education on the resort home industry. Check out our site and emails…very soft sell. We want to educate them to make the right decision for them.
  • 14% of households according to recent statistic from a Royal Lepage Real Estate survey are considering a resort home purchase. That means that many of the golfers at your tournaments is considering this form of investment. Help educate them on their choices and should they choose a Resort Owners Group home you will receive a commission of 2% of the selling price. Click here to sign up now it really is an everyone wins scenario.

Winter Golf Tune Ups in the US Sunbelt

Every golfer wants to get away in the winter and play the game in the Sunbelt…preferably with some friends that they can kick back and relax with. For the last two years, several professional golfers have been using ROG’S managed villas at PGA Village to organize such outings with their public and private players.

Benefits include:

  • Winter escapes when the weather turns nasty in the Colder Climates
  • Couples, singles and corporate getaways
  • Like minded people getting a great value with a golf pro they know
  • Flexibility to stay longer when wanted

Listen to what they have to say:

“Getting my membership to come down to PGA Village for three and four day sessions has proven to be a very easy sell. I simply circulated an email…detailed out a learning and golf fun program and it books up right away. I have had
four and five villas at a time, several times each fall and winter of the last two years. Each villa comes equipped with four queen beds making for a perfect foursome. My members got a great deal and really enjoyed the time with friends, spouses and club members…while I got to make some additional $$$ and keep the game together over the winter.”

Tom Jackson CPGA Professional Osler Brook G&C

So there you have it…two programs we feel sure you and your clients can benefit from. Getting started is simple. Just click here and we will send you a welcome package that explains how easy it is to get these programs working for you. Once you receive the package our Golf Pro team will contact you to answer any remaining questions and to help you activate your initial programs.

Click here to start helping your golfers, your tournament hosts and of course yourself. If you need more input before you sign up then simply email or call Terry Lynch at (416) 534-1916 and we would be pleased to help you.

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