Two Club Chefs Advance to Semi-Finals of North Carolina Showdown

By | June 22, 2018

James Patterson of Sedgefield CC and Cody Middleton of Forsyth CC have advanced along with nine other chefs to compete on June 25 in the next stage of the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association’s third annual event. The chefs will need to prepare high-end plated food and will be judged on presentation, taste and […]


Fourteen PGA Professionals Earn Advanced Certification

By | June 13, 2018

The managers from private and public clubs throughout the country have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0 in one or more categories, including General Management, Golf Operations and Teaching & Coaching.   The PGA of America announced that 14 PGA Professionals have completed the requirements to achieve […]


New Certified Club Managers Announced

By | June 1, 2018

Thirty-eight club management professionals have achieved the CCM designation after completing the required course of study and training and demonstrating a dedication to proficiency and expertise in club management.


McConnell Golf Installs BlindHash

By | August 4, 2017

The Raleigh, N.C.-based owner and operator of private clubs installed the technology to make members’ passwords immune to an offline hacker attack. “Private clubs are high-profile and soft targets for hackers,” said Ray McDonald, CEO of BlindHash. McConnell Golf, LLC, the Raleigh, N.C.-based owner and operator of private clubs, recently installed BlindHash, a breakthrough technology that […]


CMAA Announces 25 New CCMs

By | May 19, 2017

In order to receive the Club Managers Association of America’s Certified Club Manager designation, one must complete education requirements, attend at least one World Conference on Club Management, maintain activity within their local chapter, and pass an exam.


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.