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July 2015 - Club and Resort Business

Getting Back in the Swing at Sea Island Resort

The historic Georgia property nearly saw the recession write its final chapter, but has since been revived by new ownership and a renewed sense of purpose.

Coming Together Nicely

Today’s managers shouldn’t limit themselves in how, or where, they look for new ideas and approaches that can help their properties continue to grow—and that can help the managers themselves grow professionally as well.

Service Rules (And Other Mid-Summer Thoughts)

More often than not, I will remember a fantastic service experience long beyond holing that 40-foot putt or a fantastic 4th of July pool party and fireworks show, and will no doubt share the story with others.

Face Time

Whirlwind GC hopes its new clock will lead to many “selfie” reasons for promoting the club.

Staying Afloat

The Royal Canadian Yacht Club organized remote-control sailboat races in the swimming pool of its midtown winter clubhouse to keep members engaged during the wintry off-season.

A Lasting Impression

A chance meeting led to a fruitful mentor-mentee relationship between Robert Josey, General Manager of The Country Club, and Nick Markel, his Assistant Manager and the “Rising Star” winner through the Excellence in Club Management Awards.

Staying on Task

An innovative web-based, labor-tracking application helps The Valley Club in Hailey, Idaho use its resources wisely to keep the course in top condition.

A Perfect Fit

Quail Creek CC’s addition of two bocce courts has given members another reason to stick around after dinner and socialize on-site.

A Wealth of Ideas

Executive Chef Kaui Stryhn has found no shortage of ways to continue to elevate The Commonwealth Club’s culinary profile.

Under the Big Top

A tent upgrade has revitalized event business at Basking Ridge Country Club by providing a new venue for outdoor gatherings.

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