Hitting the Moving Targets


As club membership diversifies and club activities continue to expand, club communication strategies must also widen to cover all informational outlets and preferences. Addison Reserve CC’s new website (pictured) was designed with simplicity in mind, emphasizing easy navigation between pages and video vignettes, including a video overview of the property on the home page.   […]

Offers Sought for Private Operation of Utah Courses

By | October 8, 2018

Following direction from the state legislature, requests for proposals are being solicited by the Division of Parks and Recreation for a 10-year lease agreement to operate four courses, including the popular 36-hole Wasatch Mountain property, along with the Soldier Hollow, Palisade and Green River venues. Interested parties must make formal site visits between October 17-19 […]

More Clubs Serve Up Healthier Dishes from Their Kitchens

By | September 26, 2018

As more golfers and members move away from steak-and-potato entrees, club chefs are fielding more requests for healthier menu options. Clubs are also offering more seafood and locally sourced seasonal food options in response to member preferences and changing membership demographics. Servers at the Bala Golf Club in Philadelphia were the first to see the […]

Group Formed for Tech-Focused Golf Ventures

By | September 19, 2018

Brett Campbell, co-founder of workplace automation software vendor Nintex, has formed Overload Golf Ventures to raise $25 million from high-net worth investors, including golf course owners and other golf executives, for its first fund. Other partners in the firm include Austin Fazio, son of course architect Tom Fazio. Much of the fund’s initial focus will […]

Full Privatization Considered for Lawrence (N.Y.) Yacht & CC

By | August 24, 2018

The Village of Lawrence’s Board of Trustees is listening to pitches from many different leading management companies for taking over the club’s operations. The village privatized the club’s golf course maintenance operations in 2012 and realized significant savings. The possible privatization of the village-owned and -operated Lawrence (N.Y.) Yacht & Country Club was the focus […]

Ohio Town’s Mayor Proposes Buying Raintree CC for $3.3M

By | August 13, 2018

The Mayor of Green, Ohio has worked out a nonbinding purchase agreement for the property with its owner and will introduce legislation to city council to acquire the 145-acre site. Mayor Gerard Neugebauer said his main goal isn’t to get the city into the municipal golf club business, but to preserve the property as green […]