As the Chief Operating Officer concept continues to gain favor, private clubs are taking renewed looks at all aspects of their governance, including who should get seats at the table and just what their roles should be.
When I meet a GM whose business card also carries the COO title, it is pretty much a lock that he or she is affiliated with a successful club.
Digital Discussions Josh LeMaster, Chief Operating Officer of Signature Group in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., posed this question to the group: Knowing that Lifetime Memberships will result in a member’s dues stream coming out of the monthly cash flow, what are the group’s positive and negative comments on using Lifetime Memberships to fund long-term capital […]
Traditions drawn from the unique Donald Ross course at Monroe Golf Club are now matched with equal elegance inside its clubhouse. Many clubs honor their connections to legendary golf course architects by naming rooms in their clubhouses for them. But these sometimes prove to be gestures made in name only, with little carried through from […]
To kick off our Sixth Annual Ideas Issue and lead into the department-specific concepts featured throughout the rest of this special issue, we start with highlights of some especially inspired events that have been held at club properties over the past year. More photos and details on these programs and experiences can be […]
An innovative public-private partnership to rebuild a South Florida interstate corridor that runs next to three golf courses, including Davie G&CC, has yielded social, economic and sustainable benefits for all stakeholders. At first glance, a major highway reconstruction project and enhancements to adjacent golf course properties hardly seem like a natural pairing. However, the $1.2 […]