Fort Wayne, Ind. Clubs Cut Maintenance Costs with Native Wildflowers and Grasses

By | June 14, 2018

Fort Wayne Country Club and Colonial Oaks GC have installed native wildflowers, grasses and other “prairie plantings and patches” in out-of-play areas and are realizing cost efficiencies from reduced mowing and watering. Golfers’ reactions have been mixed but the trend is likely to continue, in part because of the support and positive reaction the courses […]

NFL Star Stays Loyal to Hometown’s Sand-Green Course

By | June 14, 2018

Wide receiver Jordy Nelson, who was Aaron Rodgers’ favorite target during his 10 years with the Green Bay Packers and is now with the Oakland Raiders, still conducts his charity golf tournament at a nine-hole, sand-green course in his hometown of Leonardville, Kan. While courses with sand greens are easier and less costly to maintain, […]


Judge Rules Commodore Perry YC’s Tax Bill Can Stay Unchanged

By | June 14, 2018

The Erie, Pa. yacht club sought to have the assessed value of its leased bayfront property and facilities lowered, but the city’s school district argued that its taxes should be increased, citing development on the land along Presque Isle Bay. But Judge William R. Cunningham ruled that neither side had presented compelling arguments for movement […]


CMAA Changing Name to Club Management Association of America

By | June 14, 2018

The change was voted on “overwhelmingly” by the organization’s members, to better reflect the composition of its membership. One-third of CMAA members now serve in management roles at club facilities but are not in General Manager, Chief Operating Officer or other top-executive roles. The Club Managers Association of America announced that it is changing its […]


Olé Mexican Foods Owners Inducted into Industry Hall of Fame

By | June 13, 2018

The Tortilla Industry Association inducted Veronica and Eduardo Moreno into their Hall of Fame. Olé Mexican Foods owners, Veronica and Eduardo Moreno, were recently inducted into the Tortilla Industry Association’s (TIA) Hall of Fame. The presentation was made during the 2018 TIA Annual Convention & Trade Expo, held at JW Marriott in Desert Springs, CA […]


Wisconsin Resorts Pursue Full Range of Expansion Strategies

By | June 13, 2018

Major operators like Kalahari and Great Wolf are turning the Wisconsin Dells community, already well-established as the “Waterpark Capital of the World,” into a year-round destination by catering more to reunions and kid-free weekend getaways and by adding in-house spas. And properties like the Sundara Inn & Spa, located next to the Wild Rock Golf […]