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.
While the pandemic has delayed their full rollout, these clubs have already seen signs of how their recent revamping of casual-dining venues will pay off when a la carte service kicks back into high gear.
Club + Resort Business’ Second Annual Awards recognize Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla. for opening an $18.5 million, 33,000-sq. ft. Sports Center & Spa, which promotes healthy living by linking the property’s Blue Zones-certified wellness offerings with its sports programs. “Trying to compete with other clubs, you have to make sure you have…
Club + Resort Business’ Second Annual Awards recognize GreatHorse in Hampden, Mass., which opened a new pool bar in August and went on to serve more than 1,000 pizzas and pour more than 1,500 drinks. “Even with certain restrictions due to COVID, the pool bar amenity has significantly increased our food-and-beverage revenue,” says Marketing and…
Club + Resort Business’ Second Annual Awards recognize The Greens Country Club in Oklahoma City, Okla. for turning an underutilized men’s locker room into a popular food-and-beverage venue. “[The Double Deuce] is a small snapshot of what can be done, and the increase in revenues shows how it’s an approach that can work,” says Alex…
Locker rooms are being upgraded to take on this year’s sudden influx in golf traffic with more room for showers, saunas and other features.
Updating the clubhouse lobby has turned Hunting Creek Country Club in Prospect, Ky. into a showcase-worthy destination.
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.