About Us

The Trades Publishing Company distributes niche industry, business-to-business, tabloid-sized publications to a nationwide audience. Each has emerged as a market leader in its respective industry.

Golf Course Trades

The Golf Course Trades, established in 1990, is one of the longest-surviving Business-to-Business magazines in the golf course industry. A super-tabloid buyer’s guide, the publication is specifically focused on the golf course superintendent and delivered to superintendents at Every Golf Course in America, Every Month. Our unique value proposition is that Golf Course Trades is the “People Magazine” of the industry. We provide superintendents with current news about their peers, social media, Superintendent Profiles and Company Spotlights, as well as informative reviews and articles about the latest products and services on the market.

The Golf Course Trades offers advertisers various means to make an impact including display advertising, a categorized vendor directory, press release placement, and extensive product reviews. In addition, our social media marketing and web site ranking carries your message to busy golf course superintendents, many of whom rely on receiving news on their mobile devices. GolfCourseTrades.com is an extension of the magazine with digital copy of the publication, plus a complete supplier guide for everyday use by professionals at their desks, on the course or anywhere on-the-go. The Golf Course Trades currently mails to 17,522, which includes every golf course in the United States.

The Golf Course Trades’ appeal to our readers is evidenced by the comments we receive. Whether online or by phone, our readers and advertisers tell us they value The Trades’ difference. The principle reason for these positive accolades is our content. Our professionally written articles are always relevant, always well done. We carefully research our audience to ascertain their interests so that we can be of real service. Here are our most popular departments:

People & Places – Who’s Who & Where in the Industry

Superintendent Profiles – Up Close & Personal

Company Spotlights – Know Your Vendor

Product and Equipment Reviews – Introducing Buyers and Sellers

GolfCourseTrades.com features the most utilized supplier directory in the industry. Search engine ratings for the site are consistently high. Think about it: Today’s superintendent can access not only the digital edition of The Golf Course Trades using any device, but they can also view original content available exclusively online.

Participating with an online listing gives your company year-round exposure at the most cost-effective rates available, anywhere! Your listing is placed under the sub-heading of your choice so customers will find YOU when they are looking to buy. Plus, your online listing will run for 12 consecutive months to help bring you superior brand recognition by increasing your prospective buyer’s awareness. With category pricing so affordable, clients are able to purchase all the categories they need. As an extra bonus, The Golf Course Trades draws on these online listings to print a supplier directory in July and December.

Our mission is to be of service to industry professionals. Put simply, our Vision Statement is: “Provide readers with unbiased and supportive information that will benefit them as they seek to provide their owners and guests with perfect vacations.”

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