February 2018

Good Neighbors


In 2017, Lakewood Country Club developed a fruitful partnership with the local Meals on Wheels program. “A country club is a small community that resides within a larger one,” says Christopher Hampton, General Manager/COO of Lakewood Country Club. With this in mind, Lakewood continually looks for ways to give back to the larger community in […]

Featured, Today's Manager

Fab Five


The 2017 winners of the Excellence in Club Management Awards, co-sponsored by the McMahon Group and Club & Resort Business. McMahon Group, Inc., the St. Louis-based consulting firm, and Club & Resort Business have announced the 2017 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management (ECM) Awards, established in 1997 by the McMahon Group and co-sponsored […]

Design & Renovation, Featured

Deep Dive


Properties are heeding members’ requests for more elaborate, top-notch pool facilities, with projects that range from cosmetic updates to full-fledged, resort-style renovations. As one of the most ubiquitous components of club and resort life, pools are the bread and butter for many facilities. But once pools begin to degrade and no longer represent the lifestyle […]

Featured, Food & Beverage

Special Settings


Whether it’s with unique serving platters, “poufs” of cloth to simulate clouds, or gravity-defying displays, club and resort properties are expanding their array of tabletop tools and techniques to create signature atmospheres in their restaurant and event venues. Floor-to-ceiling windows make golf course views a stunning backdrop for creative tabletop designs at Fairway One, which […]