Topgolf's Erik Anderson to speak at Golf Inc. Summit

One of the key drivers behind Golf’s experience economy will speak at the Golf Inc. Summit, Sept. 23-25that The Ritz Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, Ga.  

Erik Anderson, Executive Chairman of Topgolf Entertainment Group will join the CEO panel with Tim Schantz, CEO of Troon, David Pillsbury, CEO of ClubCorp, and Steve Skinner, CEO of KemperSports. 

“We are excited to have the key leaders behind golf’s shift to more entertainment and a greater focus on great experiences,” said Jack Crittenden, Editor In Chief of Golf Inc. “Erik is at he forefront and has the biggest footprint in this space.”

Topgolf continues to grow and expand, with 55 locations and its fingers in several other areas. 

The experience economy is changing the way golf courses and private clubs think about their role and build loyal customers. It’s a trend that the Golf Inc. Strategies Summit will explore in-depth this September. 

The Golf Inc. Summit, which will celebrate 31 years in operation, will be held Sept. 23-25that The Ritz Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, Ga.  It will feature 27 sessions, including several that will delve into the experience economy and what it means for golf courses and private clubs. 

An opening keynote on Sept. 23 will look at the changing demographics of golf and club customers and explain what it means for attendees. The CEO keynote on Sept. 24thwill further delve into the success that Topgolf and other operators have had by delivering exceptional entertainment experiences.

The Summit brings together 350 golf course owners, general managers, management company executives, and other industry leaders, including many of the top experts in both golf and private clubs. It features more than 80 speakers, 27 educational sessions and 9 networking events. 

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