Sales and Catering Software: Help Is At Hand

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You’re the Director of Sales & Catering at Perfect Setting Golf & Country Club. It’s a beautiful early-summer Sunday evening, perfect for a cookout and a cold one with your family and neighbors—but you’re in the club’s offices, and you’re the only one here. You’ve pretty much been in and out of here all weekend, […]

Membership:Retention Programs With Staying Power

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Nationwide, country clubs—even established clubs that pride themselves on tradition and timelessness—are facing new challenges to sustaining membership levels in today’s increasingly crowded golf and club market. This is usually an insidious problem, starting first as a slow leak that goes undetected or unaddressed by clubs’ boards and management, only to suddenly gain in intensity […]


Club Insurance: No Risk of Overprotection

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"The only time we hear from people is when they have a problem," says Wes Brandt, Tampa Bay Area Vice President of Gallagher Hospitality Services, a division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the Itasca, Ill.-based insurance brokerage and risk management services firm. As Brandt's comment attests, it's easy to take club insurance coverage for […]


Systems That Can’t Be Beat

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Not that many years ago, using technology in the club and resort environment meant purchasing individual software applications for each operational area. These were the early point solutions: one application for food and beverage management, one for the pro shop, and maybe another one for inventory or an accounting application for general ledgers, accounts receivable/payable, […]