Video Documents Lakeside CC’s First Year of Recovery from Hurricane Harvey

By | September 10, 2018

The seven-minute film produced by the United States Golf Association documents the yeoman efforts by the club’s grounds maintenance team, led by Superintendent Terry Hutcherson to get the golf course at the Houston, Texas property reopened in just over a month, after last year’s Category 4 storm dumped 50 inches of rain on the area […]

Revenues, GM Pay Published for Houston Clubs

By | July 6, 2018

Using data gleaned from Form 990s reported for 2015 and 2016, the Houston Business Journal published a report on “Houston’s Wealthiest Non-Profit Country Clubs,” followed by one headlined “Here’s How Much Local Nonprofit Country Clubs Pay Their General Managers.”   The Houston Business Journal has published a series of reports, based on research into Form […]

Lessons from a Challenging Year


What all clubs can learn about risk management and disaster recovery from the floods, hurricanes and wildfires that disrupted many properties in 2017.

Why We Matter, Too


General-media reports about the fate of club properties when disasters strike—and recognition of clubs’ contributions to recovery efforts that extend well beyond their boundaries—always fall short of the full story.

Lakeside CC to Host 100-Year Celebration

By | September 9, 2016

All past members are invited to join the Bloomington, Ill., club’s current members for a six-day event that will include a hog roast, local music, and dedication of a time capsule on the first tee.

Golf Properties in Wisconsin Flourish While Illinois Struggles

By | July 25, 2016

Golf courses throughout Wisconsin are bucking national trends by bringing in strong outing and event business at competitive pricing. In neighboring Illinois, municipal golf facilities are turning to video poker and slot machines to make up for declining revenue with varying degrees of success.