June 2017 has brought the completion of an extensive, $8 million capital improvement initiative at the 101-year-old club that took over 30 months to complete after membership approval in the fall of 2014. The club’s golf course, clubhouse and athletic facilities were all enhanced through the comprehensive, multi-phase project.
Functional event space demands flexible layouts that can be customized to fit a full range of needs.
Casual dining spots are on the menu for club properties looking to offer relaxed eating options that supplement fine dining.
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.
As turf changes at golf course properties across the country, so are the mowing inputs required to keep new grasses in top condition.
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.