Links Golf Cafe

Introducing Links Golf Cafe. Think STARBUCKS meets eSports meets Country Club for Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs. Imagine doing what you love every day, running the business of your dreams. What would need to be involved in that business?

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Links Golf Cafe


Links Golf Cafe Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Love golf, coffee and making money?

Start-up franchises have downsides and upsides, they're certainly not for everyone. That said, we believe this new franchise will be a fantastic fit if you love golf and coffee.

Introducing Links Golf Cafe. Think STARBUCKS? meets eSports meets Country Club for Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs. Imagine doing what you love every day, running the business of your dreams. What would need to be involved in that business?

To us, something you're passionate about, something that makes an impact through the generations, and something that brings people together.We believe we've created that, and are super excited to launch Links Golf Cafe Franchise. This new franchise has the potential to be the most profitable and fun coffee business you can own.

Company Details

Established: 2022
First Unit Franchised: 2022
Franchised Units: 9
Master Franchise: 1
Company Owned Units: 0

States Registered In: Alabama - AL, Alaska - AK, Arizona - AZ, Arkansas - AR, Colorado - CO, Connecticut - CT, Delaware - DE, Florida - FL, Georgia - GA, Idaho - ID, Iowa - IA, Kansas - KS, Kentucky - KY, Louisiana - LA, Maine - ME, Massachusetts - MA, Mississippi - MS, Missouri - MO, Montana - MT, Nebraska - NE, Nevada - NV, New Hampshire - NH, New Jersey - NJ, New Mexico - NM, North Carolina - NC, Ohio - OH, Oklahoma - OK, Oregon - OR, Pennsylvania - PA, South Carolina - SC, South Dakota - SD, Tennessee - TN, Texas - TX, Utah - UT, Vermont - VT, West Virginia - WV, Wyoming - WY
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Links Golf Cafe

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Cooperative Advertising: No
We are very proud of our support systems, both as you open your Links Golf Cafe and on-going support.

The Initial Support answers the question, 'just what do I get for my initial franchise fee?', and the Ongoing Support answers the question, 'what do I get in return for paying those ongoing system rental fees (or royalties)?'

In addition, our street-tested operations and training manuals used as the core of hundreds of businesses before, make them one of the most comprehensive systems for an emerging franchise today (those in the zero to 100 locations).

Take time to explore each of these sections, and happy reading.

Initial Support
Our systems of initial support can be described as follows:
Site Analysis Assistance
Links Golf Cafe Owners receive assistance in finding the site perfect for their Links Golf Cafe. This includes a detailed analysis of as many as 20 potential sites using our custom Site Selection Criteria checklists.

Lease Negotiation Assistance
We help negotiate leases that save Links Golf Cafe Owners time and money. This includes use of our standard form Offer to Lease.

Links Golf Cafe Design
Links Golf Cafe Owners receive assistance from Team Headquarters in all aspects of a Links Golf Cafe layout and design including:

Pre-done drawings to allow for smooth construction process (and at a great price);
Effective use of signage;
Equipment specifications;
Leasehold requirements; and
Help on minimizing costs while maximizing quality.
Construction Co-Ordination
All aspects of construction are put out to tender to ensure Links Golf Cafe Owners get the best value for their money. In addition, we oversee construction of their Links Golf Cafe to help reduce the chance of time delays and help ensure that costs are kept in line.

Seven Day Pre-Opening Training in Links Golf Cafe On Site
Once Links Golf Cafe Owners are ready to open their Links Golf Cafe, we will conduct a hands-on training on the Links Golf Cafe Systems that Owners will implement in their Center including:

Reviewing and fine-tuning all daily operations systems;
Intensive training on the use of computerized marketing database and membership service systems;
Intensive review and training of coaches, including learning how to certify your first team members;
Effective time management systems; and
Awesome communication skills systems.
Pre-Opening Marketing Training
On Zoom, via Voxer, via e-mail, and in person Links Golf Cafe Owners will be coached on:

Effective market research for their area;
How to identify key golf contacts;
Mailing letters and then meeting strategic partners in their area; and
Pre-opening methods of marketing Founding Charter Memberships and all other Memberships.
Links Golf Cafe University: Ten Day Operations Training at Team Headquarters
Franchisees receive comprehensive training on the Links Golf Cafe business system that will help Franchisees in every aspect of owning and operating their Center. Franchisees will learn:

The secrets of Links Golf Cafe success and how to plan for their own;
How to achieve excellence in quality, customer service and cleanliness in your location;
How to find, interview, hire, and train their Links Golf Cafe team;
How to create a WOW! experience for every customer (including how to handle complaints);
How to choose a General Manager to run their Links Golf Cafe for them, and how to coach that General Manager to hire the assistant managers needed; and
How to certify awesome marketing and training personnel.
In addition, Franchisees will receive training on the following Links Golf Cafe Systems:

Sales systems that help Franchisees build their membership volume to any level they choose;
Service systems that help Franchisees keep those Members happy;
Referral systems that create more Members from your existing customer base;
Operational systems that help you run a smooth operation on a day to day basis (including dealing with security problems and training the Team to open and close their Center for them);
Staff training systems that make training the team a breeze!;
Thank you letters (what we call "Success Stories") and letter-of-the-week system that help you build credibility for your business;
Daily, weekly and monthly checklist systems that help them stay organized;
Effective time management systems;
Awesome communication skills systems; and
Employee and financial management systems.
Start Up Administration Packages
Franchisees will be provided with everything they need to get started right away including a complete office form package and set of original operations and training manuals.

Computerized Scheduling
Franchisees receive access to a state-of-the-art scheduling system allowing for simple and time-efficient tracking of Member visits, leagues, training and events.

Motivational Tools
Franchisees will be provided, at cost with no or little mark-up from Team Headquarters with everything they need to get their Members excited including motivational videos and golf success journals .

On Going Support
Our systems of ongoing support can be described as follows:

Seven-day-a-week Unlimited Voxer Support
This is an audio app where you leave messages and we reply, asynchronously. Super efficient and effective for most things. We are there to help Links Golf Cafe Owners - seven days a week with any challenges, questions or comments they may have. (Not only that but the call in Voxer is free too!)

Site Visits
In addition to the Semi-Annual Franchise Owners Conferences (details below), we will visit Links Golf Cafe Owners site at least twice per year live to provide them with detailed one-on-one coaching and support.

Group Coaching
Links Golf Cafe Owners will receive coaching on the following nine areas on an as-needed basis:

Marketing Support
Publicity Support
Quality Assurance Support
Research & Development
Financial Analysis
Purchasing & Strategic Alliances
Environmental & Social Issues
Management Information Systems (MIS)
The group coaching will run multiple times a month.

Use of the Links Golf Cafe Name
As Links Golf Cafe name recognition grows, so do their sales. Franchisees benefit from the awareness other Links Golf Cafe franchises create.

Use of the Links Golf Cafe Instructional Programs
Franchisees gain access to our:

Our free introductory workshop on Business Golf;
Our full deep dive program on Business Golf;
Our Six Figure Referral Program; all additional training and courses we develop over time Use of the Links Golf Cafe Coaching Techniques
Franchisees gain access to our accelerated learning and positive reinforcement coaching techniques that help their customers see instant results.

This includes access to our 145 point Team Great Performance Review, our powerful tool that virtually guarantees consistent results every single shift and a WOW Experience for the customers.

Participation in twice monthly Scale To Eight Figures Mastermind with other Links Golf Cafe Franchisees
One of the biggest benefits from being part of a franchise is the networking with other franchise owners:

Franchisees get to talk to other great people who have many of the same goals as they have.

Franchisees have the opportunity to build strong bonds of camaraderie and support.

Franchisees get to share ideas - which ones are working, which ones aren't -and this saves them time, money and helps make their business that much more successful.

Semi-Annual Links Golf Cafe Franchise Owners Conference Hosted by Team Headquarters
Held twice a year in conjunction with a major golf event, this action-packed four days of learning, growing, golf, and making new friends will be the highlight of their business year.

Quality Assurance Support
Ensures that a high level of quality is consistently maintained throughout all Links Golf Cafe locations. Quality is maintained by providing Franchisees with an initial training foundation and by providing follow up training on an on-going basis, including semi-annual inspections and awards.

Research & Development
Ensures that there is constant improvement in the Links Golf Cafe training programs. This means that you are able to stay ahead of competition, and adapt to your ever-changing and evolving Members. Dozens of programs are being researched and tested every month - ask us about the latest research.

Financial Analysis
Offers support on a financial side as well by analyzing and evaluating Center's figures from all Links Golf Cafe locations. These evaluations result in us being better able to serve and assist you in making your business potentially even more profitable. In this way, you benefit from the experiences of all other Links Golf Cafes. We also help you identify problem areas before they become serious, or determine at what point to expand your existing Links Golf Cafe.

Purchasing & Strategic Alliances
This area of support involves negotiating purchasing and marketing alliances with key suppliers to reduce or eliminate costs on items such as balls, golf clubs, apparel, marketing tools and Team uniforms.

Training covers all aspects of ongoing Franchise Owners training development programs and developing support materials. This includes planning and organizing the semi-annual Franchise Owners Conference for all Links Golf Cafe Franchisees.

Environmental & Social Issues
The E&S Department is responsible for researching and developing ways that Links Golf Cafe can stay on the leading edge of environmental and social responsibility. This includes developing programs for building more soul in the workplace, and building 'greener' centers.

Management Information Systems (MIS)
Provides support for computerized communication throughout the franchise network. This includes e-mail, web, and PC-based data transfer systems.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Links Golf Cafe Franchise.

What does a Links Golf Cafe Franchise Cost?

Links Golf Cafe franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $300,000 - $350,000
Total Investment: $769,164 - $1,061,98
Minimum Net Worth: $500,000
Franchise Fee: $45,000
Royalty: 7%
Ad: 1%
Item 19: No
Average Number of Employees: 18
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home-Based: No
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount: Yes

New for 2024 - Fine Unit Third Party Financing Available Now

Is Links Golf Cafe a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Links Golf Cafe is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Links Golf Cafe a Home Based franchise?

No. Links Golf Cafe is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Links Golf Cafe Franchise Owners Make?

This information is not available. Links Golf Cafe does not offer an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document.

Is Links Golf Cafe a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Links Golf Cafe is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Links Golf Cafe Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Links Golf Cafe franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Links Golf Cafe Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Links Golf Cafe franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Links Golf Cafe Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Links Golf Cafe franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Links Golf Cafe Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Links Golf Cafe franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Links Golf Cafe's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Coffee, Food & Restaurants, Sports, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

More than $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Links Golf Cafe Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Links Golf Cafe franchises for sale. We may have Links Golf Cafe franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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