February 2018

Are They Not Entertained?


The lists of “expert tips” I’ve found on making a facility “Millennial ready” sound a lot like what I find at just about every club I go to now.

Club/Resort Features, Featured

A Shiny New Model at the CC of Detroit


An innovative “Summer Village” concept and sleek new amenities within its classic, Tudor Revival-style clubhouse have revved up activities and member excitement at the venerable Motor City property. The recession at the end of the last decade posed unprecedented challenges to many well-established, traditional clubs that had prospered for years based primarily on their history, […]

Featured, Ideas

A Place to Call Home


In December, The Austin Club purchased the historic Millett Opera House, bringing to reality the club’s dream of owning its clubhouse. After nine years of discussions, meetings and negotiations, The Austin (Texas) Club purchased the historic Millett Opera House in December 2017, bringing to reality the club’s dream of privately owning its clubhouse, says Ken Richardson, […]

Course & Grounds, Featured

Finding Maximum Utility


As they continue to be made more versatile and more durable, utility vehicles are taking on increasing importance as an indispensable part of golf course maintenance operations. It might be easy to take it for granted, but the relationship between superintendents and golf course utility vehicles should not be overlooked. Sure, their companionship and loyalty […]

Featured, Products at Work

Taking the Long View


A strong partnership with its insurance providers helps to keep Colleton River Club on course, even when Mother Nature shows her capricious side. After Hurricane Irma failed to split Florida in half last fall, as had been breathlessly suggested amid the hysterical hype as the storm approached, most of the news organizations that had descended […]