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…
Having a new place to take a meeting—either on-premise for members, or off-site for guests—is providing a breath of fresh air for Springfield (Va.) G&CC.
Outdoors has become the preferred place to be, as clubs and resorts welcome the change in seasons with exciting and inviting exterior space.
Renovated retail shops are generating greater business for club and resort properties, thanks to better use of space and easier access to more merchandise.
Club and resort properties are increasing the value and appeal of their pool facilities with family-focused water features, dining options and made-in-the-shade seating.
C+RB’s inaugural Awards for Design & Renovation recognize Bear Lakes CC for the dramatic transformation of its existing clubhouse on the same footprint, and The Reserve Club for the entirely new collection of art that it sourced and installed when renovating its clubhouse; the artwork generated so many comments that a special reference booklet was…
Club and resort properties are designing new bars and pubs that take happy hour to an extended level, with updated space that exudes warmth and comfort.
Kids’ spaces are becoming permanent fixtures as more clubs cater to growing family memberships—and done right, they can make the younger set want to go eagerly to the club, without any kicking or screaming involved.
Clubs are rethinking their approach to locker-room design, with equal parts emphasis on function, style and creating open and welcoming gathering spots.
Snack bars, halfway houses and comfort stations are being designed to be much more than just places for making quick pit stops and grabbing fast-food bites.
Members and guests are raising a glass to how clubs are showcasing upgraded wine rooms and wine cellars as spirited new gathering spaces.
An uptick in recreational activities prompted the Chatham, N.J. club to give its new facility a full makeover, complete with comfortable surroundings.