Farmington Country Club in Charlottesville, Va.

Farmington CC’s Formula for Ever-Forward Thinking

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The management and operations team at the Charlottesville, Va. property has found innovative ways to keep an eye to the future while preserving their club’s unique ties to history. With many clubs now reaching historic milestones that coincide with the arrival and spread of golf and country clubs throughout the U.S. from the late 1800s […]


Joe Krenn with his management team and staff.

One Direction

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As you might expect, while Joe Krenn, CCM, CCE, was touring the clubhouse and property of Farmington Country Club (FCC) in Charlottesville, Va. in 2012, to decide if he wanted to make his next career move there and become its Chief Operating Officer/General Manager, numbers were running through his head. Krenn wasn’t computing projected costs […]


The Big Five

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The 2017 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management Awards were honored during a reception, dinner and ceremony on March 3 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.


Fab Five

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The 2017 winners of the Excellence in Club Management Awards, co-sponsored by the McMahon Group and Club & Resort Business. McMahon Group, Inc., the St. Louis-based consulting firm, and Club & Resort Business have announced the 2017 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management (ECM) Awards, established in 1997 by the McMahon Group and co-sponsored […]


How Club Chefs Use Social Media

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Taking to platforms like Facebook and Instagram is helping culinarians market themselves, and their clubs. Food photography dominates digital feeds—from a perfectly composed amuse-bouche, to a panorama of new grills, to a beautiful wine dinner on the course. Ditto for culinary blogs, recipes and videos that are being shared, “liked” and linked. If the content […]


Cocoa Creation

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Two pastry chefs at Farmington Country Club, Charlottesville, Va., created a 603-lb. train named the Farmington Express made entirely of milk, white and dark chocolate.