Golf Shop Ops
September 29, 2015
Golf Shop Theft
Every day of the week, golf shops carry a large variety of golf clubs, accessories, and clothing, and a lot of money in the register. Even though theft in a golf shop sounds uncommon or people saying “why the heck would people steal from a pro shop.” Theft in a golf shop is actually more common than you think. As such, pro shops are faced with ...view middle of the document...
Having a security system is always comforting and there is always that sense of safeness when the club is closed. There are also small devices, which work for items like gloves. Paper labels can be affixed to boxes of golf balls, and best of all; Alpha Security makes the O Tag. This tag is a clamshell that attaches to the handle of the golf clubs- protecting them in a way that only a specialized anti theft device can. Any way you look at it, these tools can help to drastically reduce the amount pro shop theft, without the need to completely reinvent the wheel.
From a personal experience that I had a the golf course back at home. I was making the turn after the front nine. I went into the restaurant to go get a hot dog and a drink, ended up waiting more than half an hour I there. After I got my food and drink. I walked back to where my cart was and found that my bag had been stolen off of my cart. Since I worked there, I was able to go in and look at our security cameras and we caught who stole my stuff. If it wasn’t for security cameras my bad and all my clubs would be not mine anymore and would have had to spend a good amount of money for new stuff.