John Brown is talking with one particular golf course owner about operating expenses on our Club Operator’s Forum. This is a 6-week program where we discuss golf industry trends, and share insights on how club owners can compete and make life better for themselves.
It’s common practice to stick with vendors for long periods of time, especially if you feel like they’re “taking care of you”.
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Well, sometimes when you bid out the sale to other vendors, you’re going to be really surprised. Vendors are REALLY nice to clients that over pay for stuff.
The challenge is that your team won’t like moving toward a bidding buying process. It’s a lot more work, and they might lose out on the perks they used to get thrown at them. That said, it’s a guaranteed way to bring money right to your bottom line.