While the golf course renovations at the Jackson, N.J. club left the original Robert Trent Jones footprint intact, maintenance of the 27-hole property was a major consideration in the project.
Renovations to the 18-hole golf course at the Tuxedo Park, N.Y. club, along with facilitated maintenance inputs, has the property looking and playing its best.
Environmental stewardship, the expertise of its longtime superintendent, and the power of networking guide the maintenance inputs of Royal Melbourne Country Club.
As part of its pursuit of Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program certification, The Berkshire Country Club in Reading, Pa. built and installed bat boxes and bluebird boxes in native areas with the aid of the local Boys & Girls Clubs.
Bartender Tom Shaw brought up the idea of launching a property-wide wine cork recycling program at the Charlottesville, Va. club, and with encouragement from Beverage Manager Andrew Woodland, he organized the initiative that got underway in November 2021. “It’s a small step, but it’s something we can do to eliminate unnecessary waste,” says Food & Beverage…
When Daniyel Gavrilov, the Director of Fitness at Mizner Country Club in Delray Beach, Fla., joined the staff about a year ago, he launched a program called Wellness Without Walls to offer pursuits that are outside the norm of daily activities. “The vision I had was to revolutionize fitness and wellness in a country club…
A major golf course renovation at San Luis Obispo Country Club on California’s central coast has the picturesque property set up for years to come.
The Bonita Springs, Fla. club became the first private club to introduce a “biotech bar” to its membership through a partnership with Fountain Life, a company that prioritizes preventive and proactive healthcare. Through their collaboration, Fountain Life provides Bonita Bay members with easy access to life-saving diagnostics through a white-labeled app and website.
Bacon Park Golf Course in Savannah, Ga. and a local businessman launched a program called BP JG200, which gives 200 junior golfers ages 12 and under the opportunity to play unlimited golf on the nine-hole Legends Course for a deeply discounted rate.
An award-winning renovation that converted a county-run 18-hole golf course into the first reversible nine in Florida has decreased maintenance inputs – and increased interest in playing the two short courses.
The nine-hole municipal golf course, which is managed by the Christmas Valley Park and Recreation District, shares a modest budget with several other entities, so a golf committee brainstormed to come up with ideas to help finance capital improvement projects for the course. The three-man committee decided to hold a golf tournament—dubbed the “Christmas Valley…
Duran Golf Club built and erected a 20-foot osprey pole and platform to attract and protect additional wildlife on property.
A forestry management plan and renovations to several golf holes opened up the Betsie Valley Course at Crystal Mountain Resort in Michigan—and improved maintenance and playability in the process.
As part of the Orwigsburg, Pa. club’s centennial celebration, members commissioned window-pane paintings with scenes of club life.
As with other club departments and for businesses in general, hiring personnel for course-and-grounds staffs has become more difficult—but superintendents have special tools at their disposal to recruit and retain employees for the profession they love.