History in the Remaking at Oakmont CC

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Oakmont Country Club At A Glance Year Established: 1903 Number of Members: 400 golf (800 total) Number of Employees: 87 fulltime, 65 part-time; 250 at peak including summer help Clubhouse Size: 62,000 sq. ft. Annual Golf Rounds: 22,000 Annual F&B Sales: $2 million CFO/Controller: Jim Springborn Executive Chef: Tom Pepka General Manager: Tom Wallace Grounds […]

La Costa Starts a New Life at 40

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and Doran Twer, Contributing Editor LaCosta Resort & Spa At A Glance Year Opened: 1965 Clubhouse: 160,000 sq. ft. Guestrooms: 474 Athletic Club: 8,000 sq. ft. Spa: 43,000 sq. ft. Number of Golf Members: 390 Total Golf Rounds/Year: 60,000 Director of Golf: Desi Howe Director of Marketing: Denise Chapman Director of Membership: Bill Meyer Director […]


Breaking the Chains at the Marco Island Marriott

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Marco Island Marriott At A Glance Ballroom: 10,000 sq. ft. Spa: 24,000 sq. ft. Golf Shop: 2,000 sq. ft. Director of Event Management: Laurie Flynn Director of Food & Beverage: Steve Lipschutz Director of Golf: Chris Major Director Hotel Technology: Kelly Vaughn Director of Recreation: Melinda McCown Director of Sales & Marketing: Bob Pfeffer Executive […]


Making Families a Tradition at The Country Club of Mobile

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The Country Club of Mobile at a Glance Year Established: 1899 Number of Members: 1,300 (450 golf) Employees: 122 Full-time, 63 Seasonal Clubhouse Size: 100,000 sq. ft. Fitness Center: 25,000 sq. ft. Pro Shop Size: 800 sq. ft. Annual Revenues: $8 Million Number of Golf Rounds Played, 2005: 24,000 (approx. the same as 2004) F&B […]


What Every Club Can Learn From Orange County National

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  Believe it or not, there's a golf club in Florida, Orange County National Golf Center & Lodge (OCN), that doesn't have a single house or condo on the property— and never will. This is even harder to believe when you learn that the OCN property spreads over 920 acres of some of central Florida's […]


McMahon Group Surveys Take Industry’s Pulse

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The charts and figures presented in this main State of the Industry article, and also in the “Trendline” sidebars that can be found throughout this issue’s subject-specific feature sections, were drawn primarily from two studies conducted this year by the McMahon Group Inc., the St. Louis-based full-service private club consulting firm. The studies—the 2005 Operations […]