The Role of F&B in Riviera CC’s Success


Donald Emery is extremely proud at all times of The Riviera CC’s culinary operation, led by Executive Chef Simon Lewis—and especially during high-profile events such as the Women’s All-American Tennis Championship, Genesis Open, US Amateur Championship and upcoming 2028 Summer Olympics. Donald Emery, General Manager of The Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., is […]

Gripped By the Headlines


A steady stream of strikingly similar newspaper reports kept popping up from around the country last year. Some of the inspiration for the “21st Century Club” series that we are starting in this issue and will run throughout this year was drawn from a steady stream of strikingly similar newspaper reports that kept popping up […]

Atlanta Athletic Club Announces New Leadership Team Members

By | August 9, 2013

Following the announcement earlier this year that Kevin Carroll would succeed long-time General Manager Chris Borders upon his retirement, the club that will be the site of the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship and also hosted U.S. Open and PGA Championship tournaments has added Peter Lovelace as Club Manager, Erica Smith as Membership Director and Lisa Henderson as Catering Director.

Thrill of the Chase By Joe Barks, Editor


Hard work is said to be its own reward—and earlier this year for Michael A. Chase, Jr., CCM, that’s exactly what it had to be. As the 2012 Rising Star recipient for  the Excellence in Club Management (ECM) Awards co-sponsored by the McMahon Group and Club & Resort Business, Chase, Clubhouse Manager of The Loxahatchee […]

Making the Most of the Middle


Superintendents’ ability to select and use their maintenance equipment effectively often hinges on their relationships with local dealers and distributors that serve as manufacturers’ go-betweens for sales and service. By Betsy Gilliland, Contributing Editor SUMMING IT UP Strong relationships with local equipment dealers and distributors help superintendents build trust with national manufacturers and brands. To […]

Everybody’s All In


A remarkable spirit of cooperation lies behind the success of many of the events and operating approaches highlighted in this year’s Ideas issue. The recurring theme that runs through the batch of innovative concepts captured in this, our Sixth Annual Ideas Issue, is how everyone’s getting into the act. There’s a remarkable spirit of coordination, […]