Members of Philmont Country Club in Huntingdon Valley, Pa, received an e-mail on April 15thfrom Concert Golf Chairman Peter Nanula that said his company had entered into discussions with ClubCorp to acquire 16 of Concert’s clubs, including Philmont, according to a Philadelphia Inquirer report. Nanula and a ClubCorp spokesperson would not comment further when contacted about the message.
Timothy Davis, a 34-year-old golf pro at the time, began to carve out the Buffalo Tournament Club in Lancaster, N.Y. in 1995 from abandoned gravel pits and overgrown farm fields. He got golf play started in 2005, but only laid the foundation for the clubhouse last December. “We’re building [the club] out of revenues,” Davis says. “We didn’t want to go deep into debt or have more investors, so we took our time and built things piecemeal as we went along.”
Established in 1965, the Certified Club Manager designation is achieved by a club management professional who has completed specified education requirements, attended at least one World Conference on Club Management, maintained activity within their local chapter, and passed the CCM Exam. The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) has announced that 30 club management professionals […]
The 79,000-sq. ft. facility at the Palm Desert, Calif., property was unveiled to members at a ribbon-cutting on November 6. The clubhouse includes six indoor/outdoor dining areas, expansive locker rooms, a boardroom complete with video conferencing abilities, a jewelry shop in the pro shop, and four penthouses on the top floor. The owners and members […]
Thirteen patients, including nine minors, were admitted to hospitals after having trouble breathing near one of the Palm Desert, Calif., resort’s pool areas. Officials believe the problem stemmed from the pool’s filtration system, but the investigation is ongoing. Emergency crews are treating 13 patients that were reportedly exposed to some sort of chemical vapor near […]
New court-sport programs, including bocce and pickleball, are increasing member satisfaction, boosting retention, and keeping more members more active.