Upgraded cook and prep spaces are benefitting from extra room and more efficient layouts as they meet the increased demand for outdoor casual dining and takeout/delivery service.
Bars and pubs are making themselves pandemic-proof, as they re-adjust their layouts to accommodate capacity restrictions and safe service practices.
Popular settings for both casual and upscale dining have led to new levels of success and attest to the value of long-term planning strategies and a focus on member-driven improvements at the Governors Club.
The explosion of pickleball and continued steady growth in traditional tennis is driving the need for more efficiently designed and full-service racquet facilities.
Revitalized dining venues and other clubhouse amenities at the Watertown, Mass. club has boosted facility-wide usage, proving a boon to membership and management.
The lower level of the clubhouse will feature the golf shop and office and meeting space, as well as men’s and women’s locker rooms. The upper level will include a large kitchen, meeting room, two dining venues and two outdoor dining terraces. The Tubbs Fire claimed the previous clubhouse at the Santa Rosa, Calif. club…
The Prospect, Ky. club’s new 25,000-sq. ft. building features a completely updated lobby, golf shop, fireside lounge area and new dining options, including the “Grille 64” family dining option with an open-display pizza kitchen. Expanded outdoor social venues include a new bar area, increased seating and fire pits.
Clubs are finding a variety of ways, and places, to keep children engaged and entertained as part of all-inclusive settings throughout their properties.
The Brielle, N.J. club hosts at least 10 wine events annually, with many in the club’s upscale dining room or under the stars, weather permitting. For one magical event, however, staff worked together to deep-clean the maintenance barn and welcome members for something unique.
The Arizona club utilized an empty courtyard to give members an additional space for their workouts. The area features a 10 ft.-by-20 ft. box to store equipment like medicine balls, battle ropes and TRX straps, along with an outdoor turf section.
When the COVID-19 outbreak took hold of the private club industry as 2020 began and prompted the shuttering of clubs across the country, Bishops Bay Country Club in Middleton, Wis. made members feel secure by using a deep-cleaning method owned by a fellow member.
Updating the pro shop and performance studio at Portland (Ore.) GC started with a full evaluation of what it should be offering, and how, followed by a makeover to match the unique look, feel and member experience that’s now being provided throughout the property.
Reduced density, stringent cleaning cycles and leveraging relevant technology will all be at the forefront of how public spaces will now need to be designed and operated for clubs and other hospitality venues. The buffet bar and shared magazines and coffee service may be replaced by single-serve solutions, and linens and towels may need to…
By creating bigger and better all-purpose space, clubs are turning their golf instruction and practice centers into top-notch facilities that attract more members and make important community connections.
The new private boardroom at Bishops Bay CC in Middleton, Wis., part of the last stage of a three-part renovation project, has become a popular spot for conducting business, both with those in the room and others who join via a conference-chat capability. “We have been amazed by how many of our members have a…