Events Without Walls

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With all the investment and effort that goes into developing and maintaining club properties, it only makes sense to try to maximize the use of your grounds not only for golf and other forms of recreation, but for banquets, weddings, meetings, and special member events as well. Outdoor events offer unique opportunities to show off […]

Breaking Out of the Cage

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It was not too long ago that the locker rooms at The Briar Club were about as exciting as unwrapping a box of socks on Christmas morning. Out of the 250 metal lockers at the Houston-based club, only about 180 were rented. Most members rushed in and out of the dressing areas, and many kept […]


Raising the Bar

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Kicking back with a cool cocktail and friendly conversation is a great way to cap off a day at the club. However, many club managers are not taking their bars for granted anymore. To keep pace with growing trends toward casual comfort and assure that their bars become centers of activity, managers are turning to […]


Decked Out

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When the Country Club of Terre Haute in Terre Haute, Ind., learned that its 67-year-old pool needed immediate replacement, club officials didn’t see the situation as a hassle. Instead, they saw an opportunity to put a fresh look on the club’s al fresco areas. “During the process of designing the pool, we asked our landscape […]