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January 2014 – Club and Resort Business

Restoring the California Dream

Five years ago, the situation at San Luis Obispo CC typified the crises facing properties throughout the country—but the club now stands as one of the industry’s best examples of an inspiring and instructional comeback story.

When Opportunity Knocks

Rafael Barajas, CGCS, a member of the GCSAA Board of Directors, has never shied from hard work—and his efforts have paid off in helping him reach the pinnacle of his profession.

Surviving the Budgeting “Marathon”

Making full use of all the tools needed to provide, and explain, a thorough financial picture will ensure successful completion of the annual process.

Monitoring the Situations

New technology and weather-detection systems are helping golf course superintendents stay one step ahead of Mother Nature.

Texacraft Tropic Craft Nexus Woven Collection

  • A striking, low-back contemporary collection created from an enhanced outdoor weave material
  • The 14-piece collection includes dining, occasional and coffee tables
  • A simple “hook clamp” keeps the lounge pieces connected together in whatever combinations of segments you need to enhance your outdoor living space
Texacraft Tropic Craft

Building a Bridge

The inclusive tennis program at Haig Point Club is creating a link from the private island community to the outside world.

Making North Jersey CC New Again

A complete interior renovation, combined with fresh approaches to amenities and operations, has revived one of the Northeast’s grandest properties.

Harvesting the Bounty

Chef Troy Tolbert takes full advantage of all that’s within easy reach from his central California location to provide fresh and contemporary cuisine at San Luis Obispo CC.

It’s All About Time

To build on new awareness and momentum created by the USGA’s “While We’re Young” campaign, more clubs and courses are devising player-friendly solutions to help support the need for a faster pace of play.

Get Your Feet Wet

Clubs are tackling pool renovation projects as a way to recruit younger families.

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