Articles

Taking the Long View

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A strong partnership with its insurance providers helps to keep Colleton River Club on course, even when Mother Nature shows her capricious side. After Hurricane Irma failed to split Florida in half last fall, as had been breathlessly suggested amid the hysterical hype as the storm approached, most of the news organizations that had descended […]


Why We Matter, Too

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General-media reports about the fate of club properties when disasters strike—and recognition of clubs’ contributions to recovery efforts that extend well beyond their boundaries—always fall short of the full story.


Shaking Up the Boardroom

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As the Chief Operating Officer concept continues to gain favor, private clubs are taking renewed looks at all aspects of their governance, including who should get seats at the table and just what their roles should be.


Money and ‘Me, Too’

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Reports about GM pay and sexual-harassment settlements—even if misleading or unfair— only further highlight the need for club managers to have heightened awareness about the spotlight they’re under.


A New Club for the New South

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Injecting energy into its facilities, amenities and membership mix has kept 122-year-old Greenville (S.C.) CC in step with the transformation of its namesake city.


Preparing for “Action”

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Short of having Shakespeare’s wish to “kill all the lawyers” finally come true, club-related lawsuits are now an unfortunate part of the business that managers should be prepared to deal with.