A world-class editorial team including some of the leading voices in the business of golf.
Featuring research-driven content as only the NGF is capable of generating, The Q aims to provide unique ideas and insights conveyed by some of the game’s best writers. It’s a natural extension of the NGF’s positioning as an expert in the golf business field – a credible, reliable and trusted source of research, market intelligence and trends.
Before joining the National Golf Foundation, Erik spent more than two decades with Bloomberg News, both as a writer and editor, with a focus on sports business and the golf industry. The New Jersey resident has also written about golf for outlets that include Forbes, LINKS and The Met Golfer
Joe joined the NGF in 1984 and has served as president and chief executive since 1989. A leading expert on the business of golf, he has published numerous studies on the state of the game and, as a sought-after speaker, shares insights on consumer and economic trends affecting golf.
Mike was a senior golf business writer for Bloomberg News, where he focused on the most significant companies, organizations, people and trends in the industry. He still writes about the game as an Atlanta-based communications specialist.
Ed is the NGF’s director of consulting services and has been with the organization since 2000. After nearly 200 operations reviews, feasibility studies and due diligence projects, he has become one of the industry’s foremost experts on facility operations and municipal golf.
An Arizona-based freelance writer and former senior editor at GOLF Magazine, Tom frequently contributes to Troon Golf & Travel, The Met Golfer, Golf Monthly UK and the USGA’s website
The NGF’s chief business officer in his second decade with the organization, Greg supports many of the leading companies in the game with market intelligence and resources that clients use to compete more effectively. His columns and blogs on the golf business appear in NGF’s newsletters.
Adam has written about golf since 1997 for Golfweek, Golf World, Morning Read, LINKS and The New York Times. He is the author of Deane Beman: Golf’s Driving Force.
Richard has been the director of consulting services for the NGF since 1997 and has more than two decades of golf facility consulting experience. He has prepared hundreds of research studies for specific golf facility projects, visited and profiled more than 2,000 golf courses and is an expert in matters related to golf facility operation.
Adam is a Canada-based golf journalist who has written for PGATOUR.com, The Canadian Press, Globe & Mail, Sportsnet.ca, SCOREGolf Magazine, Golf Canada Magazine and the Golf Channel. A golf analyst for CTV News and CBC News, he’s also director of communications for the Golf Journalists Association of Canada.