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July 2016 - Club and Resort Business

Plan B

Happily, the majority of clubs have righted their ship by committing to Board governance focused on strategy and an empowered, skilled management team.

Getting Our Face Time

In one 30-minute national nightly newscast, viewers were exposed to three reports that touched on noteworthy shifts in how prominent club and resort properties are now owned, operated, marketed and perceived.

Gathering Storm

A spate of extreme weather patterns has pushed claims for property losses to all-time highs and portends an alarming shift in trends for club insurance coverage and premiums.

Perpetual Progress

Following a daily regimen of “prove and improve” has helped Michael Stott, CCM, CCE, direct the escalating success of Baltimore (Md.) Country Club and reach a personal pinnacle— Excellence in Club Management Awards recognition.

Watered Down

Superintendents nationwide have scaled back water usage while showing that the playability and conditioning of their golf courses can still thrive.

Standing the Heat

Making room for improvement in club kitchens translates to greater productivity and expanded dining options.

Fun Run

Just over a year ago, The Westin Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Beach Resort added a healthier twist on the happy-hour concept, with weekly runs for guests hosted by “run concierges.”

The Power of the Push

Lessons learned from a Master during her apprenticeship at The Greenbrier still serve Andrea Griffith well as she brings dining distinction to another unique resort property, Pursell Farms.

Rustic Renewal

The timeless design of the poolside locker rooms at Birchwood Farms G&CC adds the little things that count and the big things that shine.

Circle of Life

Alligators are a common sight on golf courses in Florida, but turtles are staking their claim on golf course bunkers farther north.

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