CMAA Announces 30 New CCMs

By | November 28, 2017

Established in 1965, the Certified Club Manager designation is achieved by a club management professional who has completed specified education requirements, attended at least one World Conference on Club Management, maintained activity within their local chapter, and passed the CCM Exam. The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) has announced that 30 club management professionals […]

2017 PGA Jr. League Championship to be Held at Grayhawk GC

By | October 18, 2017

Eight teams consisting of 10 junior golfers have advanced to compete in the 6th PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental, playing in a series of round-robin, nine-hole matches, utilizing a two-person, scramble format. The Scottsdale, Ariz., property will play host to the tournament November 16-19. Eight teams consisting of 10 junior golfers have advanced […]

High-Profile Scottsdale, Ariz. Restaurant Chefs Move to Private Clubs

By | October 16, 2017

Eddie Matney has sold his popular Eddie’s House and will now be Executive Chef of The Estancia Club. His move follows Mel Mecinas’ departure from the Talavera restaurant to work at Scottsdale National GC. Like Mecinas, Matney cited the changing club dining scene, the chance to build relationships with members, and the opportunity to have a more predictable and family-friendly schedule as key reasons for his move.

Monument Course Reopens at Troon North GC

By | October 10, 2017

The 18-hole golf course at the Scottsdale, Ariz., property reopened for daily-fee play on October 7 following a four-month project that updated green complexes, resurfaced greens, and renovated bunkers. The Monument course at Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., reopened for daily-fee play on October 7, following a four-month enhancement project. Troon North features […]

Dinner and a Show


Desert Mountain wowed guests at a surprise birthday party for member Paulette Maslick by utilizing “skullmapping,” a 3-D production process that projects animated scenes onto diners’ plates. When hosting private events, clubs continue to innovate to create one-of-a-kind experiences for members. Joe Maslick, a member of Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz., wanted to present something […]

Troon CC Works on $7.5M Clubhouse

By | August 22, 2017

The Scottsdale, Ariz., property will debut the updated facility in December, featuring an entirely new look, with a new 9,000-sq. ft. wellness center, library that will serve as a multipurpose meeting room, renovated Quail’s Nest Lounge with a larger bar, and an expanded golf shop. Troon Country Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., will debut its new […]