GAP welcomes Graffen as Information Technology (IT) Partner - The Golf Association of Philadelphia

May 01, 2024

GAP welcomes Graffen as Information Technology (IT) Partner

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Graffen to be Information Technology (IT) Partner, GAP Travel presenter

GAP (Golf Association of Philadelphia) is proud to announce Graffen Business Systems as its official Information Technology (IT) Partner. Based in Conshohocken, Pa., Graffen will be the presenting partner of GAP Travel, increasing its presence on all of GAP’s communication platforms and providing GAP Member Clubs with a resource in the technology field.

“We’ve seen first-hand the quality of the work that Graffen provides in the managed IT space, and we’re thrilled to bring them on-board as The Official IT Partner of GAP,” said Mario Machi, GAP Assistant Executive Director. “Together, GAP and Graffen have nearly 200 years of service in the region and we couldn’t be prouder to have them as an official partner of the Association.

“GAP Travel, presented by Graffen, is set to reach new heights through strengthened partnership. This collaboration underscores the exclusive benefits available to our members, marking a significant milestone in our service offerings. To partner with a company, there has to be a level of trust and confidence in its services and products, and with Graffen, the value and quality are clearly evident, establishing a strong foundation for a lasting partnership. We’re excited about what the future holds for GAP and our Member Clubs.”

GAP Travel, an exclusive GAP Member Benefit, provides the opportunity to explore some of the world’s premier golf courses, both domestically and internationally. Additionally, Graffen will offer a series of educational webinars specifically designed for Member Clubs and their staff. These sessions will focus on “Technology as a Service,” aiming to enhance technological understanding and application. Through these webinars, participants will gain valuable insights into the latest technology trends and learn how to effectively integrate these tools into their operations, thereby optimizing their club management and member services.

“We are thrilled that Graffen has become the Official IT Provider of GAP. Our love for golf and technology allows us to support GAP and its mission to promote the game of golf in the region,” said Jeff Grimes, President & CEO of Graffen Business Systems. “Our goal is to provide top-notch technology support, security and strategy for local clubs and organizations; helping to create more opportunities for individuals to enjoy the sport. We are excited to see what the 2024 season holds.”


Celebrating Amateur Golf since 1897, GAP, also known as the Golf Association of Philadelphia, is the oldest regional or state golf association in the United States. It serves as the principal ruling body of amateur golf in its region. The organization’s 345 Member Clubs and 110,000 individual members are spread across Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland. The GAP’s mission is to promote, preserve and protect the game of golf.

Graffen Business Systems

Graffen is a distinguished, eco-conscious technology firm based in the Philadelphia, Pa. area, renowned for its expertise in business technology since 1963. Over the years, we have cultivated a wealth of institutional knowledge, enabling us to adapt to rapid technological changes with expertise and flexibility. At Graffen, we seek partners who recognize the strategic value of technology in business growth and are eager to engage in deep, strategic conversations about leveraging technology and cybersecurity strategies to enhance their operations.

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