March 4, 2013

Club Car Extends Premier Partner Sponsorship of NGCOA

-Press Release, Charleston, S.C.

The NGCOA announced that Club Car will continue its industry-leading support of golf course owners and operators as the association’s exclusive Premier Partner. The multiyear agreement extends the partnership that began in 2002 through 2017.

Club Car, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will continue to work with the association and its members on both the national and local levels to support educational programs and events, including the NGCOA Annual Conference and Golf Industry Show, the Multicourse Owners Leadership Retreat, numerous chapter events and other member activities.

The Premier Partner designation affords Club Car category and product exclusivity for sponsorship activities related to fleet golf cars, utility vehicles, transportation and food-and-beverage vehicles, as well as vehicle software applications related to fleet management.

“Club Car’s commitment to the NGCOA and to our members for more than a decade has enabled the expansion of programs, services and benefits that have strengthened the association and provided tremendous value to our members,” said NGCOA CEO Mike Hughes. “We appreciate the support and value the relationship offers with one of golf’s most respected companies.”

“Owners and operators hold the key to the growth and vitality of the golf industry,” said Randy Marquardt, Club Car’s vice president of global marketing. “We’re pleased to help support the men and women who make such strong personal commitments to the courses, the facilities and the experiences that make golf such a special game to millions of people.”

About the NGCOA
The National Golf Course Owners Association is the leading authority on the business of golf course ownership and management. The Association represents the key decision makers with ultimate responsibility for golf courses throughout the world. Through advocacy, information resources, purchasing programs and networking opportunities, the NGCOA helps golf course owners and operators run more successful businesses. For more information, visit or call 1-800-933-4262.

Media Contacts:
Steven Rudnicki, NGCOA
800.933.4262 Ext.208

Bill Bryant, Bryant Marketing Communications