David Pillsbury Named New ClubCorp CEO

By | June 4, 2018

The management firm’s new CEO has an extensive background in major golf industry executive leadership positions, including American Golf, Nike Golf, PGA Tour Properties (TPCs) and the PGA Tour. President and COO Mark Burnett is transitioning out after 12 years in executive roles with the company. David Pillsbury has been named Chief Executive Officer of […]

Talks for ClubCorp to Acquire Concert Golf Properties Reported

By | April 17, 2018

Members of Philmont Country Club in Huntingdon Valley, Pa, received an e-mail on April 15thfrom Concert Golf Chairman Peter Nanula that said his company had entered into discussions with ClubCorp to acquire 16 of Concert’s clubs, including Philmont, according to a Philadelphia Inquirer report. Nanula and a ClubCorp spokesperson would not comment further when contacted about the message.

ClubCorp, Full Swing Golf Simulators Form Alliance

By | March 30, 2018

The club owner/operator has teamed up with the sports simulator technology company to provide year-round golf entertainment at six select properties with Golf Lounges, featuring the simulator, food, cocktails and brews. The new amenity will act as a social hub of the clubs, available for private parties, member events and social gatherings. ClubCorp has teamed […]

Fab Five


The 2017 winners of the Excellence in Club Management Awards, co-sponsored by the McMahon Group and Club & Resort Business. McMahon Group, Inc., the St. Louis-based consulting firm, and Club & Resort Business have announced the 2017 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management (ECM) Awards, established in 1997 by the McMahon Group and co-sponsored […]

Larkhaven GC Faces Closure, Redevelopment

By | February 7, 2018

The Charlotte, N.C., property is turning 60 this year and will commemorate the anniversary with events. But the city’s oldest public, 18-hole course is almost certain to be in its final year, as the club has agreed to sell to Meritage Homes, which plans to build 350 houses on the 140-acre property. When Barron Connell […]

Days That Pay Off Year-Round


Dressing up standard “Demo Days” with special features and benefits can add up to a win-win-win for all involved: equipment manufacturers, members and other attendees, and the clubs that host the events.