Why Turf Prophit?
A number of elements are currently impacting the golf market and many are having a large impact on the cost of the game and how maintenance departments at clubs or courses are allocating resources for golf course maintenance.
Course owners, boards of directors, green committee members and course superintendents alike are constantly looking for ways to improve cost management. Generally, the golf course maintenance budget is often one of the largest line items within operations and is therefore, generally one of the first places reviewed for cost management changes. Where and how do we invest? How do we know where to cut and how much? These are the two most common questions the stakeholders above grapple with and typically, it falls to the course superintendent and his or her expertise to find the answers to these questions. Interestingly, now we are touching on how our brand was born. A prophet is someone with expertise and vision and profit (or value in the case of non profits) something that most businesses strive to produce. These words combined are how Turf Prophit’s name and branding came to be as we look to continue serving the world’s superintendents and maintenance departments.
In short, unless there is a greater understanding and awareness of the golf course maintenance budget and the value that course maintenance provides to the operation, the long-term stability of the budget may be at risk. If compromised, this specific pool of resources (or lack thereof) often compromises the product and invariably has a direct impact on revenues, the brand or both.
By collecting key task data and the resource data associated with these tasks, cost management can be much more strategic and be properly synchronized with a specific maintenance or service standard out on the golf course. In fact, by tracking key costs and taking an event or task-based approach, most of our clients are not only in a position to manage change (or cuts) with increased intelligence but fostering investment has become increasingly more commonplace for many of them.
In summary, by using the mantra “measure it to manage it”, our current clients consistently see increased approvals for both operational and capital expenditures with the use of key data. Although many view golf course maintenance as an expensive cost sink, in reality, it often drives the largest profit center of most facilities and Turf Prophit assists with building a database that reinforces that very concept.
It’s time. Work in the know!
Turf Prophit provides an in-depth look into how the maintenance budget is spent, line item-by-line item and dollar-by-dollar. It enables seamless scheduling and collection of key maintenance inputs, and allows courses to organize and sort each of those inputs within a database for on demand analysis while easing the paper related workload of today’s maintenance departments. It also increases reaction times to budget shifts within the confines of a golfing season and assists with budget development from season to season. In summary, Turf Prophit allows for a more thorough evaluation, deeper understanding and educated consideration during current and future budgeting exercises.
Turf Prophit enables users to:
- Customize featured content to fit your golf course’s needs
- Collect data at the swipe of a finger using the latest touch technology
- Monitor staffing and expenditure efficiencies in real time
- Analyze data in Turf Prophit’s Cost Tracker and GreenZone and proactively adapt to the ever changing golf business environment
- Schedule shifts and maintenance activities and Forecast for future budgets and expenditures with enhanced accuracy and proactively steer maintenance philosophies now and in the future
- Reports are easily exported to Excel for further analysis and or distribution
All within Turf Prophit’s easy to use, cloud based platform!
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