Delegate Profile

Don Rea, PGA

Job TitleOwner, Augusta Ranch Golf Club


Mr. Rea is managing partner of Augusta Ranch Golf Club and the founder of Your Course.  As managing partner of Augusta Ranch, he oversees daily operations.  For Your Course, he oversees operations, business development and long-term strategic planning. Rea worked as a Minor League Professional Umpire for nine years before joining the golf business in 1999 starting at Augusta Ranch Golf Club. He became a Class – A member of the PGA of America in 2002 when he transferred to the Golf Club at Eagle Mountain.  Mr. Rea was formerly the Senior Vice President of Operations and Business Development for Platinum Golf Properties in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The Golf Club at Eagle Mountain was ranked #1 Public Golf Course in Arizona in 2006 and 2007 under his direction while achieving record-breaking years of profitability.  In addition, Augusta Ranch Golf Club has been rated the “Best Executive Golf Course in Arizona” by the Arizona Republic and was selected “Host Club of the Year” by the Arizona Women’s Golf Association.  He is a Certified PGA Professional in General Management and serves as District 14 Director for the PGA of America.   He also is on the Board of Directors for the NGCOA and President of the Arizona NGCOA.   Don is certified in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management: Pricing and Demand Strategies through Cornell University.  Mr. Rea attended San Diego State University and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, studying Aerospace Engineering.  Don has been married 18 years to Karen and has a 26 yr old son Don III and a 14 yr old daughter Katie.


Conference Sessions

  • Using Data to Create Incentive-Based Programs to Increase Green Fee Revenue

    August 14, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Location: RM 2- Marcello 4405

    The majority of revenue at your golf course comes through green fee-related sales.  Use historical data, market data, and ongoing reporting to build compensatio...

    • Language: English
  • How to Grow Your Green Fee Revenue with Simple Revenue Management Techniques

    August 15, 2018, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Location: RM 2- Marcello 4405

    Often misunderstood, effective Revenue Management can be executed by having accurate historical data, and following simple, common sense techniques, using tools...

    • Language: English

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