Charting the Course

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As the trend to golf course restorations builds, clubs must learn to carefully prepare for their effect on operations-before, during and after.

Let’s Take It Outside

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The goal of a destination resort is simple: offer guests and members an oasis of recreation and relaxation. Nothing embodies this notion of paradise more than outdoor bars, complete with specialty beverages, comfortable seating, and spectacular views. With creative designs and themes, outdoor bars are unchallenged as the "go to" places for boosting revenues and […]


Planning Pro Shops One Step at a Time

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Realtors openly share their top three ingredients for success: location, location, location. As club managers and golf and tennis pros set strategies for maximizing merchandise sales, they should chant this same mantra— after all, where things are located can make or break sales in the retail game, too. Location was the guiding principle for Steve […]


More Business Than Usual

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Off-site meetings have always had strong appeal in the corporate world, not only to minimize disruptions and improve focus, but also to give everyone a chance to escape the monotony of the daily grind. And, whether it’s because of an improving economy or the continuing trend toward more informal corporate cultures, more organizations are now […]


Back to What Was Intended

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“Ten years ago, almost no club would have done a tear-down,” says Linda Blair of Image Design. “But now, about half elect that option, since the costs to remodel or rebuild are very similar, especially for older buildings.” Tearing down and starting over is exactly what the Princess Anne Country Club, located in Virginia Beach, […]