Thinking Outside the (Clubhouse) Box with Outdoor Furnishings


Outdoor furnishings are getting a makeover, as clubs dress up their al fresco dining and poolside hot spots. Post-game cocktails or a quick bite after a swim now mean more than good eats— they also mean good seats. As club and resort properties designate more capital to facility-wide improvements, they’re turning their attention to their […]

Vestavia CC Reopens Renovated Course

By | July 25, 2018

The $6.5 million, 17-month project at the Birmingham, Ala. club has added new elements of fun for golfers at all levels, with one proclaiming “[it’s] like being at Disney World.” The club also built three tennis courts, repainted three hard courts, refurbished its ballroom and built a new outdoor patio area. After 17 months and […]

Heatherwood Hills CC Continues Comeback

By | June 29, 2018

The Birmingham, Ala., club was closed for more than seven years until re-opening in October 2016. Management continues to tackle renovation projects to revitalize the club. The front and back nines of the golf course were flipped so players now finish closer to the clubhouse. Heatherwood Hills County Club in Birmingham, Ala., now in its […]

Heatherwood Hills CC Reopens After Eight Years

By | July 7, 2017

About 100 local homeowners recently pooled funds to purchase, renovate and reopen the Birmingham, Ala., property, all while voluntarily mowing the course throughout its eight-year closure. The formerly private club is now semi-private. Heatherwood Hills Country Club in Birmingham, Ala., has reopened with a new business model and management, the Columbiana, Ala., Shelby County Reporter […]

California and Florida Clubs Select New Management Firms

By | April 3, 2017

Hiddenbrooke GC in Vallejo, Calif., which has had previous arrangements with other management companies, will now be managed by Troon. The Club at Eaglebrooke in Lakeland, Fla., will now be operated by Billy Casper Golf, and an agreement has been finalized for Tiger Point GC in Breeze, Fla., to be managed by Honours Golf.