Our 13th Annual Ideas Issue once again highlights creative concepts that are helping clubs engage members and enhance their operations on a year-round basis.
Many managers at club and resort properties have heard the wakeup call for the need to promote the special benefits of working in club and resort environments loud and clear, and are taking their own proactive steps to attract new workers from non-traditional sources.
Regrassing projects can give golf courses a much-needed update. But anticipating the proper adjustments in mowing techniques and strategies required by the change is also critical for keeping new turf healthy, long after the renovations are complete.
Creating the ambiance and experience that members and guests expect for a la carte dining and special occasions calls for a team effort and a deft ability to combine the right variety of tabletop components.
Life is full of choices, but golf has traditionally only provided two—play nine or 18 holes. Apps are now available that provide a third option—pay-per-hole.
When hiring, KemperSports looks for candidates with strong communication skills, listening skills, problem solving skills and are team players.
Alan Achatz, CCM, CHE and principal at Club Safety Solutions, shares his thoughts on “Active Shooter Preparedness.”
(Renovated bar at MacKissick’s, The Shore Club’s main dining venue.) The Cape May Court House, N.J. property, which has a history dating to 1916 and was formerly Wildwood Golf & Country Club before being rebranded in 2018, is completely redesigning its restaurant and casual-dining venues, updating men’s and women’s lobby lounges, and improving the golf…
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It’s prime season for showing off updated outdoor gathering spots.
Dan Davis, PGA, is the Director of Golf at Branson Hills Golf Club in Branson, Mo. He switched to lithium batteries this year, his first time using them in the golf operation. He explains why. “We chose an E-Z-GO golf cart fleet with lithium batteries,” Davis said. “There are several benefits to using carts with lithium…
The St. Augustine, Fla. property will add a reception hall, grand event lawn, fire pit and social area, outdoor patio bar and deck overlooking the water. In addition, the existing restaurant and dining room will be completely renovated and the kitchen will be expanded. Completion of the project at the Billy Casper Golf-owned club is…
The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe (Calif.) has maintained its leading position in the demanding Southern California market by placing an emphasis on providing unparalleled service for its members. The club has also been proactive in rebranding its Junior Membership category to the new designation of Young Executive and taken the training of its staff…
After the Granby, Colo. club was acquired by the local homeowners association in June 2013, annual rounds have increased 40%, and construction of new homes has spurred an expected 14% growth in membership in 2019. Significant expenditures have also been made for new equipment and facility improvements.
The Excellence in Club Management Awards Dinner held at the Music City’s Nashville City Club was filled with tributes to the exemplary leadership and achievements of the 2018 honorees.