Seeing some golf course properties move on to a new life is by no means a bad thing, either for the club industry or the affected communities.
Of course [the Board has] to monitor budgets and approve capital expenditures—but then they should get out of the way and enjoy the club.
Austin Lawton, Golf Course Superintendent of Forest Lakes GC, networked with turf industry leaders to receive donations of goods and services to upgrade the golf course.
Addison Reserve Country Club’s “Made In USA”-themed end-of-season party was fueled by the contentious 2016 Presidential election.
At Lansdowne Resort and Spa, guests who are affected by chronic and terminal illnesses can now experience hands-on treatments to better manage their medical conditions.
After a signature tree was lost in Hurricane Matthew, Frederica Golf Club excavated another oak tree on the property and moved it to the spot where the original tree stood.
Through its Kids Newscast, Champions Run is spreading the word about its youth events by putting kids front and center.
The Arbutus Club’s dedicated, in-house sushi program has expanded to become its own department to meet the demands of members.
Sugar Beet Market at Heritage Shores is designed to serve as a general store, gift shop, apparel boutique, fresh food and wine market, casual indoor and outdoor dining outlet, pub, entertainment venue, and more.
Manasquan River GC’s “Junior Tri-Olympics” transformed the driving range into party central for the 40-and-under crowd.
The Cosmos Club gauged member interest in family-focused events by offering a live petting zoo.
Spring Run Golf Club offers “blindfold dinners” that emphasize other culinary aspects beyond presentation.
In April 2016, members of Tavistock Country Club rolled up their sleeves and proved their kitchen prowess during an “Iron Chef”-style cooking competition.
Belle Meade Country Club’s singers-in-the-making were recognized for their vocal talents during the club’s inaugural Employee Songwriter’s Night.
To generate additional revenue, Ben Geren Golf Course sold tee marker ads to local businesses on a one- or two-year contract basis.