Sinkhole Opens Outside The Mar-a-Lago Club

By | May 24, 2017

A 4-foot-by-4-foot sinkhole opened up on a road directly in front of President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach, Fla., property, and utility crews did some exploratory excavating around it on May 22. In a fundraiser held at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., White House press secretary Sean Spicer emphasized to the audience that Trump’s club properties are “all about quality. It’s the same kind of qualities, the same kind of dedication, that he’s brought to the White House.”


Trump Course Vandalized by Environmental Activists

By | March 13, 2017

After sneaking into Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. and using gardening tools to carve an obscure message with six-foot-tall letters into a green, the perpetrators sent a murky video and statement to explain their actions to The Washington Post.


Our Time with Trump

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From the early days of C&RB, we kept having encounters with Donald Trump that now, upon reflection, make it clear why no one should really be surprised he’s now going to be our next President.


U.S. Women’s Open To Stay at Trump Property, USGA Says

By | October 31, 2016

Responding to a request from several United States senators to suspend planned events at properties owned by the Republican presidential candidate, the United States Golf Association said it has not changed its position for holding the 2017 tournament at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.


GM at Sleepy Hollow CC Highlights Club Amenity and Dining Trends

By | June 13, 2016

In an interview with a trade magazine that focuses on the foodservice, restaurant and hospitality industry in metropolitan New York, Tom Nevin, General Manager of the historic club in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., described “the evolution and current state of country-club dining” and what it now takes to deliver on members’ heightened expectations in all aspects of club operations.


Bloomberg Reports on Disgruntled Member Lawsuits

By | May 13, 2016

Members are suing New Seabury Country Club in Mashpee, Mass., which is owned by Carl Icahn, accusing managers of raising fees and halting refunds on initiation payments. Other clubs have faced similar lawsuits from clubs that unceremoniously change fee structures to lure new members.