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February 2014 – Club and Resort Business
Hillwood CC “went on offense” to become a big hit with 250 new members and solidify its standing as a Music City favorite.
Every club that’s made a significant investment in fitness has said it’s been an instant home run—and if anything, they wish they’d stepped up to the plate sooner, and brought a bigger bat.
Regardless of our health as an industry, one could assume that building a new golf course in a remote area, and not on “golf’s highway,” is a sucker’s bet. But Mike Keiser is having none of it.
How to make golf more appealing to younger people has been a constant quandary for the industry. Tetherow Golf Club, in Bend, Ore., is now toying with a concept that seeks to eliminate between-hole boredom and give golfers of all ages a new way to experience the grounds.
Under the direction of Executive Chef Diane Allen-Baines, members and guests are provided with a comfortable and creative F&B experience that fits well with the relaxed nature of the golf club in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
After many clubs settled in for a long winter’s nap, the deep reach of arctic cold opened their eyes to new risks that can quickly freeze operations at unprepared and underinsured properties.
Plush seating and cozy fire pits can turn ho-hum patios into bustling hotbeds of year-round activity.
Creating a well-rounded fitness program starts with a practical, attractive facilities foundation, to keep members engaged, active, and on-site.
McMahon Group, Inc., and Club & Resort Business have announced the 2013 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management (ECM) Awards program, established in 1997 by the McMahon Group and co-sponsored since 2005 by C&RB.
A strategic approach to appetizers as “an introduction to the club’s focus on food” has made them anything but an afterthought at Olympia Fields CC.
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