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…
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.