Works of Art

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Hamilton Club created a series of dinner and reception events to showcase a local artist’s work to club members and fellow art collectors. Paying tribute to a local artist can help to build camaraderie among art-loving members. Last January, the Hamilton Club in Lancaster, Pa., showcased member-owned paintings by David Brumbach during a special exhibition […]

From Land to Sea

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Manasquan River GC enlisted a member’s dock and chartered a 45-foot pirate ship to take 35 members out to sea on the Manasquan River. When the Manasquan River Golf Club of Brielle, N.J., decided to showcase its waterfront property last summer, members and staff set sail on the high seas—or in this case, the central […]


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.