Comfort Zones


Updating interior furnishings is the icing on the cake for extensive renovations and redesigns at club and resort properties. Take a seat and lend an ear: Creating a comfortable space that is conducive to socializing and extended visits has become a must for any club or resort property. While newly expanded facilities are important for […]

Almaden G&CC Plans Facility Upgrades

By | August 10, 2017

The San Jose, Calif., property plans to rebuild its 4,100-sq. ft. pool house, reconfigure the pool, and transform its two tennis courts into a multi-purpose court and three bocce courts. If all goes as expected, the club hopes to begin work in October and be finished by next summer. Almaden Golf and Country Club in […]

The Bay Club Company Buys Manhattan CC for $73M

By | May 30, 2017

The San Francisco-based luxury health club operator has continued its shift into “active lifestyle” properties with the acquisition of the Manhattan Beach, Calif. club. The sale follows The Bay Club’s purchase in 2016 of Fairbanks Ranch Country Club and The Golf Club at Boulder Ridge.

Clubhouse, Course Renovations Unveiled at Silver Creek Valley CC

By | February 24, 2017

The San Jose, Calif., property doubled the size of its first-floor kitchen, added both indoor and outdoor seating in the family dining area, expanded and renovated the bar area, and updated locker room lounges. The interior of the 32,500-sq. ft. clubhouse was repainted, and all common areas have new flooring, window treatments and furnishings.

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.