Top-Tier Nonprofit Golf Clubs See 11% Increase in Revenue

By | April 18, 2018

A report by The Business Journals found that nonprofit country clubs with at least $10 million in annual revenue saw combined revenue rising over the past three years, while membership dues were up 6% and cash on hand increased by 14%. The Business Journals analyzed federal employment data for 449 U.S. counties and found that […]

Creating a Vision


The new Golf Shoppe at Boca West CC took inspiration from high-end department stores, offering lifestyle brands in a sophisticated setting. Years ago, golf shops at clubs and resorts around the country were mostly functional spaces, carrying golf clubs, shoes and a hodgepodge of assorted golf accessories. But today, the golf shop is taking on […]

Preparing for “Action”


Short of having Shakespeare’s wish to “kill all the lawyers” finally come true, club-related lawsuits are now an unfortunate part of the business that managers should be prepared to deal with.

Class-Action Suit Against Boca West CC Dismissed

By | October 17, 2017

A lawsuit filed by member Frank Calmes against the Boca Raton, Fla., club claiming that poor management caused more than $17 million in losses and decimated property values has been dismissed. The judge found that Calmes’ case did not establish jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act, nor that the matter invokes federal questions. A […]

Comfort Zones


Updating interior furnishings is the icing on the cake for extensive renovations and redesigns at club and resort properties. Take a seat and lend an ear: Creating a comfortable space that is conducive to socializing and extended visits has become a must for any club or resort property. While newly expanded facilities are important for […]

Boca West CC Seeks Sanctions After Residents’ ‘Frivolous’ Suit

By | July 17, 2017

A lawyer for the Boca Raton, Fla. property urged a Florida federal court to take action against a proposed class of residents and their lawyers in their contract dispute against the club, saying the claims of mismanagement that led to improper and excess fees and dues, and decreased property values, are “baseless.”