Blue-Ribbon Idea: Time-Lapse Photography

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The Country Club of Virginia documented its year-long golf course renovation through a series of time-lapse photographs that were featured on the club’s Web site. During the golf course’s renovation—which involved moving 170,000 cubic yards of dirt, constructing a hill on the fairly flat course, adding a modern target practice area, and transforming the course […]

United They Stand

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Record-breaking attendance bodes well for the newly restructured Golf Industry Show


Now Here’s an Idea … and Another and Another

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Ideas Index • Ideas for improving golf and retail revenues • Ideas for Bringing new efficiencies and quality to golf course and facilities development/maintenance • ideas for Widening the reach of recreational and fitness activities • Ideas for Taking full advantage of available technology • Ideas for Creatively marketing and expanding memberships • Ideas for […]


Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa Soaring to New Heights

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  Hyatt Regency Tamaya AT A GLANCE • Year Established: 2001• Number of Employees: 419• Number of Guest Rooms: 350• Tamaya Mist Spa: 16,000 sq. ft.• Indoor Meeting Space: 21,650 sq. ft.• General Manager: Jerry Westenhaver• Executive Chef: Mark Ching• Food & Beverage Director: Eugene Mardell• Director of Catering: Troy Wood• Director of Sales: Ina […]


Turning Plans Into Action at Palo Alto Hills G&CC

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  You’re a manager at a California club that commands a $175,000 initiation fee; has a beautiful, park-style golf course with spectacular views of San Francisco Bay and the city’s skyline; is surrounded by an open space preserve that protects it from any encroaching development; doesn’t have any building more than 50 years old; has […]