Be Our Guest (Chef)

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The best guest-chef events offer something totally different than the norm, while bringing the club culinary world a little closer together. Club chefs are making cameo appearances in each other’s kitchens. As a result, members are gaining access to some of the industry’s best culinary talent. “Although our members love the cuisine we regularly offer, […]


Going for the Gold

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The Kid’s Triathlon at Myers Park CC starts with swimming pool laps, followed by a bike ride through the golf course and then a running segment that ends at an inflatable finish line set up on the 18th hole. At Myers Park Country Club in Charlotte, N.C., a Kid’s Triathlon has been held each year […]


Sweet Revenge

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Sun City Hilton Head hosts an annual “Superintendent’s Revenge” event, including unusual obstacles on every hole. And you thought it was hard to get a Masters Tournament badge. At Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, S.C., a chance to tee it up for the annual “Superintendent’s Revenge” event is on par with trying to gain […]


New CMAA Officers and Board Announced

By | March 12, 2018

Bobby Crifasi of New Orleans CC has been elected as President of the Club Managers Association of America for 2018, Randall Ruder of the Beach Point Club will be this year’s Vice President, and Mark Bado of Myers Park CC will be Secretary-Treasurer. Four Board members were elected or re-elected as Directors, with five others continuing to serve.


CMAA Announces New Officers and Master Club Managers

By | February 23, 2017

Robert C. James, CCM, CCE, CHE, Chief Operating Officer of Westchester Country Club, Rye, N.Y., was elected President; Robert J. “Bobby” Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CPA, General Manager of New Orleans Country Club was elected Vice-President; and Randall J. Ruder, CCM, CCE, General Manager of Beach Point Club, Mamaroneck, N.Y. was elected Secretary–Treasurer. The association also announced that C. W. Cook, MCM, CCE, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer of North Hills Club, Raleigh, N.C., and Mac Niven, MCM, CCE, General Manager, Almaden Golf & Country Club, San Jose, Calif., have completed the requirements for the Master Club Manager designation.