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May 2017 - Club and Resort Business

At Home at The Beach Club

With a focus on facilities and finance, a new GM with fresh eyes is polishing the iconic Santa Monica, Calif., club for the next generation.

A Taste of Reality

Unfortunately, in this case the barrage of brutal food criticisms was not just delivered to a club or resort manager, but to the million or so people who read The Washington Post each day.

Masters Moment

The majority of the golf and club market is enjoying a period of stability that is a welcome relief from ten years of contraction, consolidation, and member attrition/transition.

A Shared History

Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio and Ocean View Golf Course in Devonshire, Bermuda celebrated their shared histories of racial inclusiveness.

One Room, Endless Uses

Functional event space demands flexible layouts that can be customized to fit a full range of needs.

Batting 1.000

Six bat houses are benefitting Riverwood Golf Course in Bismarck, N.D., thanks to the work of a local boy scout and the Lewis and Clark Wildlife Club.

Full Circle

Charles Johnson’s path to “Rising Star” recognition included stops at a range of prominent properties and then brought him home to a dream opportunity at the Detroit Athletic Club.

Knowing No Boundaries

Whether the menu features burgers and steaks, luxe lobsters or a succulent suckling pig, just about anything cooked on a barbecue grill or in a smoker is sure to fire up members’ appetites. And for chefs, open-air cooking also opens the way to exercising new creativity with deeply flavorful combinations of woods, seasonings and sauces.

Fairways to Heaven

A pair of new hybrid mowers is helping Sahalee Country Club keep its course in top condition with fuel-saving, environmentally friendly practices.

Active Interest

Careful execution of a two-phase master plan to revamp dining venues and create a new stand-alone Family Activity Center at Cape Fear CC has boosted F&B sales, sparked a new membership wave, and brought the generations together at North Carolina’s oldest private club.

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