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Taking a Swing

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Though tennis will always be a standard club amenity, racquet sport variations are catching on as complementary offerings. At the 10th Annual Tennis Industry Association Tennis Forum in August 2017, Kurt Kamperman, the United State Tennis Association’s Chief Executive, Community Tennis and USTA National Campus, stated that “we live in a sedentary society,” in which […]


Keeping the Party Going

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As part of a project to help boost its wedding business, VIP Country Club now offers 600, a flexible lounge suited for post-nuptial after-parties. Late last year, VIP Country Club in New Rochelle, N.Y., took steps toward creating a wedding venue that would stand out to betrothed couples as they comb through a seemingly endless […]


A Place to Call Home

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In December, The Austin Club purchased the historic Millett Opera House, bringing to reality the club’s dream of owning its clubhouse. After nine years of discussions, meetings and negotiations, The Austin (Texas) Club purchased the historic Millett Opera House in December 2017, bringing to reality the club’s dream of privately owning its clubhouse, says Ken Richardson, […]


Good Neighbors

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In 2017, Lakewood Country Club developed a fruitful partnership with the local Meals on Wheels program. “A country club is a small community that resides within a larger one,” says Christopher Hampton, General Manager/COO of Lakewood Country Club. With this in mind, Lakewood continually looks for ways to give back to the larger community in […]


Keeping a Log

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In 2017, the log clubhouse at Musgrove CC was commemorated by the community in a unique holiday offering—a Christmas ornament. Historic club properties often pay homage to bygone days by maintaining archives and displaying trophies, photos, and documentation that recount the club’s narrative. In 2017, the log clubhouse building at Musgrove Country Club in Jasper, […]


Kids at Play

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When tailored to the interests of younger members, club camp programs can instill the physical and social skills they need to flourish.