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NGCOA Mid-Atlantic
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The NGCOA Mid-Atlantic's highest honor is given in recognition of the leadership in the golf industry in the Mid-Atlantic, as evidenced by long-term service

Lexington, Va. (July 2017) - Up to Par Management announced today that it is sponsoring the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) Mid-Atlantic Golf Leader Award. The annual award is given in recognition of leadership in the golf industry and will be presented at the Annual Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, October 18 at 1757 Club in Northern Virginia.

"We are elated to be sponsoring and presenting this award," said Sean Taylor, founder and CEO of Up to Par Management. "This award represents the lasting impression golf can make over multiple lifetimes."

Past recipients are Allen Wronowski, PGA (former national President of the PGA of America), Don Ryder (longtime Director of Golf at the Omni Homestead), Bill Smith (Maryland State Golf Association Executive Director) and Bill Goodwin (CCA, owner of several large golf properties including Keswick Hall, Sea Pines, Kiawah, and others).

The purpose of the NGCOA is to be a resource of information and inspiration on how to operate their facilities as efficiently and profitably as possible - a perfect match to Up to Par's commitment to delivering positive financial results and exceptional experiences for all partner clubs and courses. Up To Par exists to create success for its clients and customers through a philosophy of continuous improvement, operational excellence and flawless execution achieved through a culture of financial discipline, safety, and community and environmental stewardship. Up to Par develops and delivers innovative solutions while providing a dynamic and challenging environment for its associates.

"At Up to Par, our team of experts ( takes an in-depth look at operations to find out why a club is not profitable. From labor models and agronomy plans to banquet sales and demographic studies, our team has seen and conquered the toughest situations to ensure a club's survival," continued Taylor. From consulting to interim management and all encompassing operations, Up to Par's expertise is finding a path to profitability and implementing plans to achieve that goal. Case studies listed on the homepage of their website offer proof of their achievements (

Up to Par's goal is to help as many clubs as possible be profitable. They are so confident about their success that they offer clubs and courses a FREE phone consultation to help owners and investors assess the health of the property.

You can schedule your call with Sean by phone or email:

540-464-4653 /

More information about Up to Par Management can be found at

More information about the NGCOA and the Mid-Atlantic Golf Leader Award can be found at




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