Governors Club created the 30-Day All-Access Pass program to connect both current and prospective members through club events.
Even the most traditional clubs are looking to break away from how-we’ve-always-done-it approaches, while others are making extra efforts to develop exclusive distinctions that only they can provide to members and guests.
Charlotte Country Club’s transportation program gives members the opportunity to be shuttled around town—to the airport, to and from the club, and even for all-day services.
Ibis Golf & Country Club allows members to create custom scents with its Aroma Design Bar.
Greensboro (N.C.) Country Club drew on the popularity of CrossFit to develop its own spin: the Workout of the Week.
Jim James demonstrated that he had goals and standards for service and they were inviolate. He trained what is largely a temporary staff to that standard, and they delivered.
For its “Glow Golf Campout,” Greensboro (N.C.) Country Club incorporated a campout on the driving range to include multiple departments.
Dog-centric events at The Kansas City Country Club and Seattle Yacht Club help bring together members who might not otherwise socialize.
The Audubon International-organized BioBlitz, a species-counting competition that creates awareness about the environmental value of habitats, was hosted at Austin Country Club.
Golf professionals still hold the keys to stimulating more participation in the sport. Here are profiles of several who have found especially effective ways to unlock new interest and enthusiasm.
Hershey CC is relying on a local artisan spice shop to create unique spice blends that feature an especially appropriate ingredient.
Arlington Club in Portland, Ore., took note of the region’s love of craft beer and developed a microbrewery on-site, that has proven to be wildly popular among members.
Sawgrass Country Club is keeping its members’ waistlines in check through its balanced and properly proportioned Fit Fuel meals.
With multiple kitchens throughout the property, the food-and-beverage staff at Stratton Mountain Resort relies on equipment that can keep up with their pace of year-round activity.
Chevy Chase Club’s Winter Center has become the property’s primary casual-dining venue and benefitted from an expansion that included a larger kitchen.