One club announced that for the second straight year it would forego hiring a GM to save $200,000, and instead continue to rely on ‘a couple of members of the Board to be the figureheads.’ We’ve received a lot of “atta-boys” for the recent columns where we spoke out against the cases of General Managers […]
Throughout Ray Kondziela’s journey to Excellence in Club Management recognition, he’s followed his musical roots to bring special rhythms and excitement to his properties. After Ray Kondziela, CCM, CCE, secured his dual degree in Music and Music Education from the Philadelphia College of The Performing Arts (now the University of the Arts), he set out […]
New management has revived the original owner’s dream for a special Indiana retreat at Victoria National GC.
Some of the industry’s oldest-school properties are finally shaking themselves loose from hidebound traditions regarding not only dress, but also facility decor and their general club atmospheres.
Seeing some golf course properties move on to a new life is by no means a bad thing, either for the club industry or the affected communities.
To address “anemic membership,” Victoria CC offers a referral program that ties new members to existing ones to give both parties permanent dues reductions for as long as they retain their memberships.