Members have approved the project, which will see the first phase of work in summer 2018 and the second in summer 2019. The project will add 23,895 sq. ft. to the clubhouse and renovate 7,164 sq. ft. of existing space, adding an outdoor covered dining area, expanding the ballroom, and upgrading and expanding the lower level for staff needs.
The $800,000 project at the Naples, Fla., property began on May 15 and is expected to be complete by mid-October. Over 50 acres of rough will be replaced using Celebration grass, major drainage systems will be installed, bunkers will be updated, landing areas on fairways and approaches will be reshaped, and cart paths will be updated.
In order to receive the Club Managers Association of America’s Certified Club Manager designation, one must complete education requirements, attend at least one World Conference on Club Management, maintain activity within their local chapter, and pass an exam.
The Edwards, Colo., property earned the honor through Troon’s annual awards. Brian Kelley of Manchester Country Club in Bedford, N.H., won “General Manager of the Year” and Jeff Cathey of Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, Fla., earned “Superintendent of the Year.”
The Greg Norman-designed Black Course at Tiburon GC at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla. has been closed until November for a complete “remastering.” In Estero, Fla., members of the West Bay Club have approved a $4 million renovation of the Pete Dye-designed championship course; the project will begin in April 2018, with expected completion by November 2018.
A thoughtfully planned schedule, charismatic trainers, and on-trend classes can help club and resort properties make group fitness a priority.