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The National Club Association provides reporting and analysis on private club industry trends, governance and advocacy issues. Here are the latest NCA news stories. For media inquiries, please contact Cindy Vizza at

Trump's Tax Reform Could Dent the Golf Industry
Fox Business, January 4, 2018

Why Millennials are Signing Up for Gilded Age Clubs, November 28, 2017

NCA Issues Call to Action Against Maryland Club Tax Proposal
Club & Resort Business, November 8, 2017

"3 Resources for Improving Staff Communications"
Club View, A Chambers Blog, November 2017

The National Club Association - On Golf, Business and Lobbying (Podcast)
"Ground Under Repair," Blog Talk Radio, October 3, 2017

"Private Golf & Country Clubs’ Family-Centric Re-Envision"
International Opulence, Fall 2017

"The View From Washington" (Podcast)
Golf Course Industry, August 21, 2017 

"Clubs Support Communities" (Op-ed)
The Hartford Courant, August 14, 2017 

"With A New Look And Loan From The State, The Hartford Club Looks To The Future"
The Hartford Courant, July 31, 2017

"Kiawah Island Club Adds Golf Performance And Development Center To Extensive Offerings For Golfers"
Forbes, July 19, 2017

"Private Clubs Are Golf's New Trendsetters"
New England Golf Monthly, July 2017

"When Golf Goes to Washington"
Golf Digest, May 17, 2017

"Looking to Golf's Future"
New England Golf Monthly, May 2017

"Perspectives from the Other Side: What Private Club Pros Should Know About the American Health Care Act"
Club View, May 2017

"Survey Finds 74% of Private Clubs Pursue Sustainability"
Club & Resort Business, April 25, 2017

"National Survey Finds That Most Private Clubs Promote Sustainability"
Pacific Northwest Golf Association, April 21, 2017

"National Survey Finds That Most Private Clubs Promote Sustainability" 
American Golfer, April 18, 2017

"A Brighter Future for Private Clubs"
New England Golf Monthly, April 2017

"People Who Are Shaping the Future of Private Clubs"
Golf Inc., March/April 2017

"Trump's Early Policy Moves Benefit the Industries He Knows Best — His Own"
Politico, March 23, 2017

"Can Yoga Save the Golf Club?"
The Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2017

"The Golf Industry Weighs the Good & Bad with a President Trump"
Golf Digest, February 2, 2017

"The Path to Excellence"
Club Management, Winter 2017

"Trump's Doral Golf Course Highlights His Conflicts Of Interest"
National Public Radio, December 20, 2016

“Top Legal and Workforce Issues"
Earth Shaping News, 3rd Quarter 2016.

"Spokane Golf Case Has Ripple Effect on Equality, Access to Private Clubs"
The Seattle Times, October 3, 2016

"75-year-old Lansing Country Club Sold to Developer" and "Country Clubs in Northwest Indiana"
NWI Times, October 2, 2016

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