May 2012

Published Tuesday, May 1, 2012

National Golf Day: $76 Billion Golf Industry Converges on Capitol Hill

On April 18, 2012, the allied organizations of the golf industry, including the National Club Association, set their sights on Capitol Hill, marking the 5th annual National Golf Day, an industry-wide effort to educate lawmakers about the significant impact that golf has on the economy, tax revenues and the environment, as well as the industry’s charitable contributions.

Understanding Training and Development: Strategic HR Management

In the private club world, service and culture are vital to making the member experience worthwhile.

Sidebar: Employee Training Options

Club Marketing & Communications Joins with National Club Association as a New Corporate Partner

The National Club Association (NCA) is proud to welcome Club Marketing & Communications, LLC as a new Corporate Partner and ally in furthering the success of the private club industry.

Employment & Clubs: Completing the I-9 Form

Immigration continues to be a hot button issue around the country, and many employers are under increased scrutiny regarding potential hiring of illegal immigrants.

Sidebar: I-9 Identity and Verification Documents

You Could Win $1,000 Dollars for the NCA Foundation

We’re thrilled to announce that our Strategic Communications Partner, VCT, is offering an exciting promotion at this year’s 2012 National Club Conference. You could win $1,000 to be donated to the NCA Foundation in your club's name. 

Laws & Regs

“Buffett Rule” Stopped Cold by Senate; Being Tax Exempt and Truly Private Really Matters; New H2B Visa Program Rule Began April 23, 2012; H-2B Visa Fee Increase; Court Ruling Delays “Poster Rule” Implementation During Appeal Process; NLRB’s Quickie Election Rule Still Set for April 30; New Bill Could Tax Initiation Fees; Another Paid Sick Leave Bill

Industry Watch

Trends, demographics and news from the club industry.


Club Industry Brief

NCA's free bi-weekly news digest is designed specifically for private club leaders. It covers industry news and trends and articles on golf, membership and operations for private clubs.