The Union League Club of Chicago’s renovated first-floor space, featuring a coffee bar and casual lounge, is drawing plenty of attention from passersby while also proving to be a popular new attraction for members. The club has also opened an eighth-floor patio, for those who prefer elevated views.

Taking It to the Street

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In June, The Union League Club of Chicago opened its new first-floor lounge, which was quickly dubbed “ONE” by members, as in “Meet me on One.” The opening of the lounge, designed to appeal to the concept of providing a “third place” for members outside of home and work, marked the completion of the fourth […]


Baltusrol GC Lands 2029 PGA Championship

By | July 1, 2018

It will be the third time the Springfield, N.J. club has hosted the major tournament. It was also announced that Baltusrol will host the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in 2023.   The PGA of America announced on June 29th that Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. will host the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in 2023 […]


Union League Club of Chicago Opens First-Floor Coffee Shop/Work Lounge

By | June 21, 2018

Called simply “One,” the space in the club’s multi-story building was previously a closed-off staff area, but now serves up drinks from four proprietary coffee blends, and also offers yogurt and house-made sandwiches. Passersby who see the new room from the street now frequently come into the club to ask if they can buy coffee, […]


Updated Plans for Chicago’s South Side Course Still Raise Concerns

By | February 1, 2018

The new design for merging the Jackson Park and South Shore golf courses, reflecting modifications made after initial community input, would add more pedestrian trails and relocate the public pavilion clubhouse. But it would still require closing a major street to vehicle traffic and eliminate parts of an existing nature and butterfly sanctuary. The project would be designed by Tiger Woods’ TGR Design, and a representative of the firm said he’s “never seen [Woods] so excited about a project,”


The ACE Club Named KemperSports Facility of the Year

By | March 8, 2017

Other awards announced at the management firm’s annual Leadership Conference included Mike Fleig of Greeley CC as General Manager of the Year, Ryan Szydlowski of Desert Willow Golf Resort
 as Golf Professional of the Year, and Blayne Sparks of The Wilderness at Lake Jackson
 as Superintendent of the Year.


CMAA Names 100 New Certified Club Managers

By | March 6, 2014

The CCM designation indicates that a club management professional has completed a rigorous course of study and training, and shows a dedication to proficiency and expertise in club management. The two classes are the final group of managers to earn their CCM under the Club Managers Association of America’s previous requirements, as new requirements became effective following the first administered CCM exam in January 2014.