Throughout Ray Kondziela’s journey to Excellence in Club Management recognition, he’s followed his musical roots to bring special rhythms and excitement to his properties. After Ray Kondziela, CCM, CCE, secured his dual degree in Music and Music Education from the Philadelphia College of The Performing Arts (now the University of the Arts), he set out…
Joe Furlow’s accomplishments in reviving The Academy of Magical Arts have been every bit as eye-opening as the acts that perform in the Hollywood, Calif., club each night—and also worthy of Excellence in Club Management honors. When he was eight years old, Joe Furlow visited the Magic Castle for the first time. His uncle, a…
Through its Kids Newscast, Champions Run is spreading the word about its youth events by putting kids front and center.
Charles Johnson’s path to “Rising Star” recognition included stops at a range of prominent properties and then brought him home to a dream opportunity at the Detroit Athletic Club.
A pair of new hybrid mowers is helping Sahalee Country Club keep its course in top condition with fuel-saving, environmentally friendly practices.
The second time that Brett Morris considered taking on the challenges at The Polo Club of Boca Raton proved to be the charm—and the start of his path to Excellence in Club Management recognition.
As smartphone use continues to skyrocket, clubs that want to stay at the forefront of members’ minds must maintain a mobile presence.
As part of celebrating its 90th anniversary with a newly renovated golf course, Midland Country Club also rolled out a new golf car fleet and GPS system that can help to deliver a permanent “wow” factor.
The 2016 Winners of the Excellence in Club Management Awards, co-sponsored by the McMahon Group and Club & Resort Business.
A variety of factors have prompted clubs to get serious about capturing and presenting their pasts in a way that can also promote the value of membership for generations to come. Here are some do’s and don’ts for creating permanent archives that will properly put the “story” in history.
At the Bel-Air Bay Club, an imaginative team is making full use of all that its management and reservations software has to offer.
Salish Cliffs GC gives rave reviews to its GPS golf and fleet management system.
In addition to needing to complete its new pro shop in a tight, tournament-to-tournament timeframe, The Sea Pines Resort’s Harbour Town Golf Links sought a partner that could maximize the impact of customers’ shopping trips throughout the expanded space.
When used thoughtfully, digital modes of communication enhance and elevate a club’s culture while helping to solidify social bonds.
By “managing by walking around,” Terra S. H. Waldron, CCM, CCE, has guided The Desert Highlands Country & Golf Club Association toward steady progress and growth, and earned Excellence in Club Management Award recognition for herself.