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Casual dining spots are on the menu for club properties looking to offer relaxed eating options that supplement fine dining.

Federal Jury Finds Insurance Company Must Cover Clubs’ Ice Damage

By | October 27, 2016

Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) Country Club, Birmingham (Mich.) Country Club and Pine Trace Golf Club in Rochester Hills, Mich., filed insurance claims after suffering damage from bad winter weather from December 2013 through April 2014, which the insurance company denied. In a civil judgement, the insurance company was ordered to pay more than $500,000 total to the clubs, but the sums are a fraction of what each facility requested for compensation.

Birmingham (Mich.) CC Marks Halfway Point in $8M Renovation

By | June 16, 2016

The club reopened in time for Memorial Day weekend after being shuttered for 296 days to regrass the entire golf course, install a new irrigation system and retention pond, and renovate bunkers. In the clubhouse, member dining venues now include an adult-centric casual dining area and expanded banquet facilities.

Members Approve $5M Improvement Plan at Birmingham (Mich.) CC

By | December 4, 2015

In time to celebrate the club’s centennial, construction on the project will begin in early 2016, with plans to reopen the golf course, clubhouse, tennis and swim facilities for Memorial Day weekend. Work on platform tennis additions will take place over the summer, with the entire project scheduled to conclude in fall 2016.