Golf & Networking
Joining a country club has many benefits.
If you’re a golfer, you get to play golf at a private club and a gorgeous course. You get to play with guys who are as passionate about the game as you. Tournaments run all summer where you can compete against them.
But golf is a great gateway for other things in life.
Networking is something in life that is priceless. You can never meet too many people, and grow your connections. You never know when someone can help you out and vice versa.
Golf is the the best networking environment for all kinds of professionals and services as you spend so much time with your partners during a round. If you show up to the course on a Saturday morning looking for a game, you could possibly be golfing with three future customers or business partners.
Mixing Business & Pleasure at the Country Club
Golf is a game, for the most part, played by powerful people, in powerful positions. Entering the game of golf is a great way to market your company to possible customers.
If you grow a relationship with a member at your country club and play golf with them a few times a week. For example, they are more likely to buy a house off of your realtor company than anyone else’s.
But in return, he is going to expect you to get your driveway paved by his company.
He washes your back, you wash his.
But it goes beyond that.
Networking goes beyond just padding your pockets. Networking is always a nice thing to do and just meet good people.
But at the end of the day, joining a country club will benefit your business just as much as your golf game. Meeting people that will benefit you for the rest of your life is a priceless gift most country clubs will give you.