Once-in-a-Lifetime Event

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Belle Meade CC created the Solar Eclipse Garden Party with a festive atmosphere, solar-themed refreshments and commemorative eclipse-viewing glasses. When the country began making plans for last summer’s total solar eclipse, Belle Meade Country Club didn’t want to leave its membership in the dark. The Nashville, Tenn., facility had a prime viewing location, being in […]

Rebirth of an Era

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The most successful theme to date for Southern Hills CC’s signature event is a speakeasy, complete with a 12-piece band, burlesque dancers, and tarot card readers. For the past six years, after Southern Hills Country Club closes down for a couple of weeks each January, the Tulsa, Okla., club has offered a signature event to […]


Seller Beware

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The next club I hear of that solved its membership problem solely with a low cost of entry and reduced monthly fees will be the first one I hear of.


Cutting a Wide Swath

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While mowing is the most routine of golf-maintenance practices, superintendents need to remain ever-diligent and open to new approaches that can help to improve productivity for the task, while also enhancing the look and playability of their courses.


‘What If’ Is Not a Game

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While many excellent club managers and their staffs have helped to pull the industry out of its biggest collective scare in history, it’s important to stay diligent against getting too complacent, and to remain prepared for all possible scenarios.