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…
The Renton, Wash., property features a Bill Teufel-designed golf course, and a new fitness center with a pool complex that is the newest and largest in Washington state. The club will be managed by the management firm’s Troon Privé division.
The gender-discrimination lawsuit that ultimately closed the doors of Spokane (Wash.) Country Club has prompted a behind-closed-doors review of policies at private clubs in the Northwest, in which clubs are evaluating how private they are. Some facilities no longer allow outside weddings or charity events, or allow their courses to be used by high school teams in an effort to maintain their private status and avoid discrimination lawsuits.
The CCM designation indicates that a club management professional has completed a rigorous course of study and training, and shows a dedication to proficiency and expertise in club management. The two classes are the final group of managers to earn their CCM under the Club Managers Association of America’s previous requirements, as new requirements became effective following the first administered CCM exam in January 2014.