The private country club and community in Boynton Beach, Fla. is planning to start the process of establishing a separate mailing address for the property. “It’s really just a selling point,” said club President Carl Sloan. “Something a little different.”
Robert C. James, CCM, CCE, CHE, Chief Operating Officer of Westchester Country Club, Rye, N.Y., was elected President; Robert J. “Bobby” Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CPA, General Manager of New Orleans Country Club was elected Vice-President; and Randall J. Ruder, CCM, CCE, General Manager of Beach Point Club, Mamaroneck, N.Y. was elected Secretary–Treasurer. The association also announced that C. W. Cook, MCM, CCE, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer of North Hills Club, Raleigh, N.C., and Mac Niven, MCM, CCE, General Manager, Almaden Golf & Country Club, San Jose, Calif., have completed the requirements for the Master Club Manager designation.
In its final days, the clubhouse at Quail Ridge Country Club was used by first-responder units for search-and-rescue training exercises.
The Boynton Beach, Fla., club is removing its 40,000-sq. ft. clubhouse in order to build a new $22.75 million structure, which is expected to be complete by fall 2017. For the past month, the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Department has used the old clubhouse to practice life-saving techniques by simulating rescue conditions.
Tony D’Errico, CCM, CCE, General Manager/COO of Westwood Country Club in St. Louis, Mo., has been named President of the organization. The Board has also launched the 2027 Club Professional Initiative, and named George Carroll, CCM, CCE, as CEO of The Club Foundation.
The public facility will receive the tablets within the next few weeks, and install them on its new fleet of golf carts, in an effort to remain competitive with nearby properties. The tablets provide GPS functions, send messages to the clubhouse, provide the golf course with pace-of-play data, and give golfers yardage information on each hole.