April Weather Continues Down-Up Pattern for “Playable Hours”

By | May 12, 2008

Pellucid Corp., which provides data-based consulting services to the golf industry, reports that April’s largely favorable weather around the country posted an 11% increase in Golf Playable Hours (GPH) for the month, compared to the same period last year. This positive month continued the “perfect roller coaster pattern” (down, up, down, up) of the first […]

Giles Foodservice Equipment is Going Green

By | May 9, 2008

Giles Foodservice Equipment, a Montgomery, Ala.-manufacturer of ventless hoods that effectively clean the air safely and re-circulate it into the room without the need for a permanent, vented system, is introducing two new Environmental Hoods that duct and vent like traditional Hood Systems. The Environmental Hoods take the company’s patented system one step further by […]


National Women in Golf Month Invites Participation

By | May 9, 2008

This June, the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) will join the Executive Women’s Golf Association, LPGA, National Golf Course Owners Association and the PGA of America in sponsoring 2008 American Express Women’s Golf Month, supported by Golf for Women magazine.   This month-long initiative will provide women with the opportunity to learn, re-learn […]


CMAA Adds Certified Chief Executive Designation

By | May 9, 2008

The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) has announced a new designation that will recognize managers who have demonstrated the ability to successfully serve as the most senior manager in a club.   The Certified Chief Executive (CCE) designation carries with it a set of minimum requirements that must be met and is separate from […]


Worthington CC Plans Overhaul

By | May 9, 2008

Worthington Country Club is preparing for a $9 million facelift that will overhaul almost all of the common facilities in the Bonita Springs, Fla., gated community.   The changes, scheduled to be completed in late 2009, are intended to keep Worthington competitive, Paul Mankowsky, Worthington’s General Manager, told the News-Press, which serves Southwest Florida.   […]


Stephen Kay Renovation of Llanerch CC Readied for Anniversary

By | May 9, 2008

When the membership of Llanerch CC in Havertown, Pa., voted to close the course for a major renovation at the hands of golf course architect Stephen Kay, they knew there was a “coming-out party” on the horizon. The party has been scheduled for July 25 and 26 of this year, and Llanerch has been proclaimed […]