This was a golden opportunity to encourage young golfers and say to the older golfers, “There is a place for your game as you age.” This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper. — T.S. Eliot, ”The Hollow Men” In the August 2015 issue of C&RB, I shared what […]
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 […]
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.
The club and resort market is highly fragmented and each club has its own DNA. We learned early on that idea-sharing among clubs is a common occurrence.
Of course [the Board has] to monitor budgets and approve capital expenditures—but then they should get out of the way and enjoy the club.
Unfortunately, in this case the barrage of brutal food criticisms was not just delivered to a club or resort manager, but to the million or so people who read The Washington Post each day.