Club and resort properties are showering members and guests with more out-of-the-water amenities to enhance their pool experience, including refreshed locker rooms, bath houses and pool-deck dining spots.
Properties are heeding members’ requests for more elaborate, top-notch pool facilities, with projects that range from cosmetic updates to full-fledged, resort-style renovations. As one of the most ubiquitous components of club and resort life, pools are the bread and butter for many facilities. But once pools begin to degrade and no longer represent the lifestyle…
Charlie Garaventa, Food & Beverage Manager at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, N.C., will help Ingela Kirby, 74, get off dialysis when the operation is performed on February 2. Garaventa, whose son benefitted from a donor 10 years ago and has since been active in promoting kidney donations, offered to get tested to see if he was a match for Kirby after she told him in a dining-room conversation that none had been found. He was also inspired to “pay it forward” by an annual charity event held at the club that supports the cause.
Sessions on sous vide, ethnic fusion, banquet preparation and more kept attendees engaged at a sold-out event that even attracted Forrest Gump.
The Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, N.C., now offers a weekly dinner for which 75-100% of everything on the plate is locally sourced.
When put together perfectly, both food and wine taste better.
The Pros, as a team, played 508 holes of golf on the Nicklaus Course rotating their time between the Ocean, Marsh and the Pines.
Tennis can be a wonderful value-added program for a club- but only if much of its appeal stems from creativity and fun.