Dinner and a Show


Desert Mountain wowed guests at a surprise birthday party for member Paulette Maslick by utilizing “skullmapping,” a 3-D production process that projects animated scenes onto diners’ plates. When hosting private events, clubs continue to innovate to create one-of-a-kind experiences for members. Joe Maslick, a member of Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz., wanted to present something […]

Troon CC Works on $7.5M Clubhouse

By | August 22, 2017

The Scottsdale, Ariz., property will debut the updated facility in December, featuring an entirely new look, with a new 9,000-sq. ft. wellness center, library that will serve as a multipurpose meeting room, renovated Quail’s Nest Lounge with a larger bar, and an expanded golf shop. Troon Country Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., will debut its new […]

Giving Seniors More Moments


Recognizing that the older generations won’t be able to play 18 holes on a full-length course forever, many clubs are expanding their range of recreational options offered to seniors, to greatly enhance the appeal for them to remain active, dues-paying members.

The Phoenician Builds Athletic Club, Redesigns Golf Course

By | July 28, 2017

The Scottsdale, Ariz., resort is beginning the third phase of major enhancements. The two-story Athletic Club, which will include a tennis center, activity center, and fitness center, is expected to be complete by March 2018, while work on the golf course, which will be reconfigured from 27 to 18 holes, will begin in January 2018. The Phoenician, […]

Friday Filmfest: Coyote Encounter at Talking Stick GC

By | July 28, 2017

An apparently injured coyote walked up to a group of golfers at the Scottsdale, Ariz., property and stayed with them for about 10 minutes. The group offered the animal water and took a few photos and video before it wandered off. While playing at Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., a coyote walked right up […]