Political pressure will be on how workers get raises, not improvement in job performance. None of this will be good for our business or for the public weal.
A golf club across the street from the San Bernardino shootings became an emergency-response site. We all hope that’s as close as any industry property gets to an active-shooter situation. But we can’t stop at hope.
Sailfish Point Golf Club’s golf cart driving test has resulted in an 85% drop in reported golf cart incidents since it rolled out four years ago.
The junior caddie program at Farmington Country Club was intended to benefit adult players, but had equal value for the caddies themselves.
Town & Country Club’s seminar for employees on how to handle active shooter situations and workplace violence proved to be “the absolutely best-received seminar ever conducted for my staff,” General Manager/COO Vincent Tracy said.
The Royal Canadian Yacht Club of Toronto launched its Serve to Sail program four years ago to attract new members, trading the entrance fee for services for the club.
The Kansas City Country Club’s tennis and golf departments combined forces to create “Racquet Golf,” to bring couples together.
To encourage out-of-town families to get involved at Sailfish Point Golf Club, the Stuart, Fla., property put together a youth “jingle bell triathlon.”
The Kansas City Country Club’s “Rascal Roundup” promotion encourages parents to get out on the tennis court with their kids to work on the fundamentals of the game.
As the “Elf on the Shelf” has become a holiday staple in households throughout the country, Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta got in on the action with its own version of the program.
Indian Valley Country Club narrowed its focus in spring 2015 to its youngest members, and dreamed up the newest addition to the club: a mascot named Ivan.
The Country Club of Virginia course-and-grounds team is always a go-to source for useful concepts that range from groundbreaking to “duh, why didn’t we think of that.”
Executive Chef Chad Stein helped The Suburban Club in Pikesville, Md., expand its Seder feast to a club-wide event.
When Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta was considering ways to get older children involved with club activities, it hit the jackpot with an idea to host sleepover events at the Georgia Aquarium and Zoo Atlanta.
Illini Country Club in Springfield, Ill., offers the Fit & Fresh Grab & Go Lunch program, allowing member children (and their parents) to choose and pick up a custom-packed lunch.