The two-campus property outside Washington, D.C. has seen a remarkable resurgence, thanks to its management team’s flawless execution of an all-out strategic push to achieve new levels of relevance and member service. At the end of 2006, Patrick King, then the Deputy General Manager of Army Navy Country Club (ANCC) in Arlington, Va., took a […]
A variety of vehicle innovation was on display at the 2018 Golf Industry Show in San Antonio, all designed to help provide course and club operations with new versatility and efficiencies. The show floor at the 2018 Golf Industry Show (GIS), held February 7-8 in San Antonio, featured “rollouts” of all shapes, sizes and speeds, […]
The lists of “expert tips” I’ve found on making a facility “Millennial ready” sound a lot like what I find at just about every club I go to now.
An innovative “Summer Village” concept and sleek new amenities within its classic, Tudor Revival-style clubhouse have revved up activities and member excitement at the venerable Motor City property. The recession at the end of the last decade posed unprecedented challenges to many well-established, traditional clubs that had prospered for years based primarily on their history, […]
A strong partnership with its insurance providers helps to keep Colleton River Club on course, even when Mother Nature shows her capricious side. After Hurricane Irma failed to split Florida in half last fall, as had been breathlessly suggested amid the hysterical hype as the storm approached, most of the news organizations that had descended […]
General-media reports about the fate of club properties when disasters strike—and recognition of clubs’ contributions to recovery efforts that extend well beyond their boundaries—always fall short of the full story.