Source of Pride


John’s Island Club partnered with a video marketing firm to create a six-part video documentary series, “Sourced,” that illustrates the complete process of how local ingredients are sourced, prepared and featured on menus. The management team at John’s Island Club, in Vero Beach, Fla., has impressive tenure. General Manager Brian Kroh, CCM, has been with […]

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.

CMAA Announces New Officers and Master Club Managers

By | February 23, 2017

Robert C. James, CCM, CCE, CHE, Chief Operating Officer of Westchester Country Club, Rye, N.Y., was elected President; Robert J. “Bobby” Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CPA, General Manager of New Orleans Country Club was elected Vice-President; and Randall J. Ruder, CCM, CCE, General Manager of Beach Point Club, Mamaroneck, N.Y. was elected Secretary–Treasurer. The association also announced that C. W. Cook, MCM, CCE, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer of North Hills Club, Raleigh, N.C., and Mac Niven, MCM, CCE, General Manager, Almaden Golf & Country Club, San Jose, Calif., have completed the requirements for the Master Club Manager designation.

Excellence in Club Management Award Winners Honored

By | March 11, 2015

The 2014 honorees through the prestigious awards co-sponsored by Club & Resort Business and the McMahon Group—Christine Pooler of Merion GC; Mark Bado of Kansas City CC, and Gerald Marvel of The Club at UK’s Spindletop Hall, along with “Rising Star Award” winner Nick Markel of The Country Club (Pepper Pike, Ohio)—were recognized at an Awards Dinner held at the San Antonio Country Club.

The Best of the Best


A Q&A with Kevin Vitale, GM/COO of Baltusrol Golf Club and Chairman of the Selection Committee for the Excellence in Club Management Awards, about the process that leads to the industry’s most prestigious recognition.

A Full Day at the Beach


Thanks to an inspired mix of vision, form and function, the new Beach Club at John’s Island Club has quickly come to life-and stayed active almost ’round the clock.