David Norman
NGCOA Mid-Atlantic


Wednesday, October 4, 2023 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
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The Crossvines Winery and Poolesville Golf Course 
16601 W Willard Rd
Poolesville, MD 20837  

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8:00 AM
Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:45 AM
Welcome/Introductions/ Update from National/Business Meeting
Mike Bennett, NGCOA MA

9:00 AM
Featured Speaker
Ryan Kraushofer, CGCS
GM/Superintendent, Westminster National GC

9:30 AM
Advocacy Update
Bob Helland, GCSAA 

9:45 AM

10:00 AM
Owners' Roundtable 

10:40 AM
IGNITE Product Showcase 

11:00 AM
NGCOA Annual Awards
Golf Leader, Public Course, Private Club, Sustainability

11:30 AM
Networking Lunch 

12:30 PM
Golf - 2 Best Balls of 4

5:00 PM 
Post Round Refreshments & Bar

Registration Fee & Attire

Thanks to our sponsors the registration fee is $135 per person which includes breakfast, education, lunch, beverages, golf, carts, range balls, and drinks after the round. A team package including hole sponsorship is $700. The education-only fee is $75 per person and includes breakfast , education and lunch. Attire is business casual / golf attire.

Board of Directors

Mike Bennett, President, Commonwealth Golf Asset Management
Mike Hatch, Vice President, Acumen Golf
Glen Byrnes, Golden Horseshoe GC
John Anderes, CGCS, Queenstown Harbor GC
Steve Clark, Raspberry Golf Management
Mike Fentress, Virginia Beach Golf Management
Joel Gohlmann, Heritage Golf Group
Keith Miller, Montgomery County Revenue Authority
Eric Rule, Kinloch Golf Club

David Norman, Executive Director

Tyler Eastham, Chapter Executive

NGCOA Mid-Atlantic Innovation Awards

Mid-Atlantic Golf Leader

Public Golf Leader

Private Golf Leader

Sustainability Award

2022 Award Winners 

Chris Hartig, Andrew Hodson, Mike Bennett,
Craig Callens, Jay Wade

Event Sponsors & Partners

NGCOA Mid-Atlantic Annual Meeting

The Crossvines Winery & Poolesville Golf Course
Montgomery County, MD
Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

We are thrilled to invite you to the NGCOA Mid-Atlantic Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 4th, nestled among the picturesque vineyards of The Crossvines Winery in Poolesville, MD.

This isn't just a meeting – it's an experience! Dive into a day rich with:

EDUCATION, Expand your knowledge with tailored sessions and the latest industry insights. NETWORKING, Connect, converse, and create new bonds with industry frontrunners. TEAM BUILDING, Fortify your team dynamics with engaging and fun activities set against a scenic backdrop. AWARDS, Celebrate and applaud the outstanding achievements of our golf community. GOLF, Tee off at one of the region's most spectacular courses, all while soaking in the serene ambiance of the winery.

The Crossvines Winery & Poolesville Golf Course

Nestled in the midst of one of the nation’s leading agricultural reserves, The Crossvines is bringing new development and excitement to Montgomery County, Maryland with a new restaurant, special events venue, and winery. This picturesque destination intertwines new ventures and hospitality with Maryland’s rich farming history with almost 7,000 yards of championship golf and world-class facilities.

Your Hosts

Mike Bennett, Head of Commonwealth Golf Asset Mgt.
NGCOA Mid-Atlantic President

Mike Bennett has been the President of the NGCOA Middle Atlantic Chapter since 2008. He has been a member of the PGA of America since 1994 and holds Master Professional Status in Ownership and Leasing.

Featured Speakers
Check back for updates!

Panelists Discuss Key Topics at Last Year's Event

Sponsorship Available!

Showcase your brand to a niche and focused audience in the golfing community. Sponsors receive on-site signage, recognition on event website, emails and the Mid-Atlantic Golf Business newsletter. Attendee fees for the annual meeting & golf are separate unless otherwise noted below. You can reserve your sponsorship by clicking the registration button below. Questions? Please reach out to David Norman and Tyler Eastham.