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December 2015 - Club and Resort Business

Saying “I Do”

When recreating the clubhouse at Deerfield G&CC, the new owners made stylish, functional bridal suites a priority—not only to boost wedding business, but also to provide peace of mind for busy brides.

Vegas Revival: Spanish Trail’s Member-Driven Turnaround

Simplified membership structures, enhanced golf facilities, reinvigorated events and new food-and-beverage offerings have brightened the outlook for the Las Vegas property, after a group of members purchased the club to ensure its future.

Organic Mower

To tackle plant overgrowth, La Grange (Ill.) CC rented a herd of goats in September. Over the course of a week, the herd mowed down 1.2 acres of fence switchgrass, bluegrass stems and wildflowers.

New Courses of Action

There certainly has been clear recognition of the need to see the club world through a much broader viewfinder, even as golf remains a core activity for many properties.

What A Well-Managed Facility Looks Like

It’s one thing to have a signature course, but combining golf with the overall hospitality experience makes for a truly remarkable destination.

Locking It In

Locker rooms for men and women can be updated in a myriad of ways—from simply rearranging the space to doing a complete top-to-bottom overhaul.

Event-Full Occasions

Socializing + cocktails + a side order of golf = winning events!

A Growing Concern

With the need to maintain their properties economically, efficiently and expertly, more clubs and golf course facilities are turning to their superintendents and course and grounds departments to also handle landscaping duties.

Hollywood Moments

Executive Chef Simon Lewis has brought new culinary star power to The Riviera Country Club.

Chosen Path

All Shannon Wheeler wanted was some free golf—and that paved his way to several prominent clubs and his current role at Wycliffe G&CC.

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