• NGCOA Offers Members Insurance in New Corporate Partnership

    “NGCOA Insurance Services” Makes Health, Property & Casualty, and Flood Mitigation Services Accessible and Affordable for Golf Courses of All Sizes

    Charleston, S.C. (January 29, 2019) - The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) is pleased to announce “NGCOA Insurance Services,” its newest member offering under a corporate partnership agreement with Holmes Murphy and Flood Risk America. This new partnership provides golf courses and their employees with comprehensive and cost-effective medical, property casualty, and flood mitigation service benefits.

    NGCOA member golf courses and their employees will have access to best rates on:

    • Medical & Pharmacy (includes Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance). NGCOA members can save an average of 10% on their healthcare and pharmacy spend.
    • Property & Casualty Insurance. NGCOA members eligible for captive solutions can earn an average 30% of premium, less for guaranteed cost plans.
    • Flood Mitigation Services. NGCOA members receive a detailed flood risk assessment, 24/7 flood monitoring, and 24/7 flood mitigation and defense.
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    “The majority of our member courses are small and medium-sized businesses, which are often challenged to find comprehensive and well-priced benefits and insurance for their employees and their properties,” said Jay Karen, Chief Executive Officer of NGCOA. “With the purchasing power of more than 3,500 member courses, our insurance partners are perfectly positioned to deliver great value for all our member courses - no matter the size.”

    “Holmes Murphy is proud to lend our national resources to this exciting new partnership with NGCOA. We feel our combined talents and expertise will only fuel what NGCOA already offers its golf courses and their employees around the country, said Greg Stitts, Vice President of Holmes Murphy. “Our goal has always been, and will continue to be, to grow and protect everything our insureds have worked so hard for. This partnership is better than ‘par’ and we’re excited to get it off the ground!”

    “Flood Risk America wants to establish a trusting relationship with our clients, while protecting their investments with the most superior flood protection measures,” said Tiffany Largey, Partner & COO of Flood Risk America/ Flood Risk Canada. “Our services allow golf course owners to remain worry-free, keep courses open after severe flooding events, and maintain overall member satisfaction.”