Contemporary Chic

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“Contemporary architecture and interiors are unfortunately so rare in club design,” says Bob Frist, Principal at Rowland Design, Inc., the firm responsible for Crow Valley Golf Club’s facelift.   Interestingly enough, the Davenport, Iowa, club was originally designed as a contemporary space by renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese. Perhaps best known for his design of […]


Patio Perfect

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Reaping the full benefits of an outdoor patio requires efficient and savvy operations, as well as functional, yet stylish furnishings and accents.


A True Sense of Belonging

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It says it right on its Web site: "At The Golf Club at Lansdowne, our mission is simple: Build a private country club focused on creating the ultimate environment for golf and leisure. We offer our members and guests first-class service, superior facilities and distinct membership benefits." And that's exactly what has happened. As a […]


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 […]