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, […]


Dinner That Is The Show

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 Some entertainment and hospitality experts now compare today’s fine dining experiences to going to the theater several generations ago. Like theater, fine dining offers a chance to escape the everyday grind and unwind in an ambiance-rich setting. Because people already turn to clubs and resorts for atmosphere, enhancing existing formal dining experiences with up-to-date designs […]


A Quick Build

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Photos by Aker/Zvonkovic Photography, courtesy Kirksey Architecture Back in 2002, the Houston Golf Association announced it was looking for a new home for the Houston Shell Open. The group wanted to boost attendance by moving the event closer to the city. Redstone Golf Management Group became involved when Memorial Park entered into consideration; the group […]