The New Breed of Club


They go by many different names and often go out of their way to avoid the “club” label altogether. But post-recession realities have combined with the transition to Millennials and the undeniable influence of Topgolf to spawn a host of new concepts that are redefining the industry. There is no clubhouse; instead, there’s a “base […]


How to Effectively Manage Millennials


Young culinarians can thrive in club kitchens when training and mentoring allows them to develop their skills and competencies. Millennials—the generation born between 1980 and 1996—get a bad rap. They’re said to feel entitled and be narcissistic and addicted to social media. They job-hop. They lack engagement. They always ask why. The thing is, millennials […]

CMAA Releases Report on Generational Attitudes Toward Clubs

By | November 16, 2016

The Club Managers Association of America worked in conjunction with the Center for Generational Kinetics and The Club Foundation to develop the research, with a special focus on Millennials. According to the report, 41% of Millennials say that personal recommendations are most important when considering a club membership, and that same group is twice as likely to seek child-centered club activities.

Millennial-Centric Social Clubs Focus on Exclusive Experiences

By | September 21, 2016

A report by Bloomberg highlights Select, Magnises, and Founders Card, rising club programs that have found popularity among diverse millennials. The clubs, which operate primarily in America’s biggest cities and offer perks similar to those of rewards credit cards, eschew the clubhouse and rely on relationships with local businesses to host events.

Fresh is Best


Using fresh, quality ingredients can take your menu to the next level, but can also be costly. How can you plan your menus to get the most produce for less?

Final 2015 Numbers for Golf Show 600,000 Dip in Overall Participation

By | March 9, 2016

The year counted 24.1 million players in the U.S., after two years at 24.7 million. But positive signs can be found, according to the National Golf Foundation, in strength among committed golfers, beginning golfers and those interested in taking up the game. Attrition in the overall number continues to be confined mainly to those “who never really got into the game,” the organization says.