John’s Island Club partnered with a video marketing firm to create a six-part video documentary series, “Sourced,” that illustrates the complete process of how local ingredients are sourced, prepared and featured on menus. The management team at John’s Island Club, in Vero Beach, Fla., has impressive tenure. General Manager Brian Kroh, CCM, has been with…
The Ocean Research & Conservation Association developed a map showing “hot spots” of nutrients flowing into the lagoon around Vero Beach, Fla., and found that Vero Beach Country Club and The Moorings Yacht & Country Club, two Audubon-certified courses, are surprisingly “cool,” as they work to minimize fertilizer and pesticide use. Some of the holes…
Bobby Crifasi of New Orleans CC has been elected as President of the Club Managers Association of America for 2018, Randall Ruder of the Beach Point Club will be this year’s Vice President, and Mark Bado of Myers Park CC will be Secretary-Treasurer. Four Board members were elected or re-elected as Directors, with five others continuing to serve.
The Club, which is developing the Hobe Sound, Fla., golf course that is partially owned by basketball legend Michael Jordan, will be ordered to pay $5,512.50 in civil penalties and $2,500 for the cost of investigating how runoff from the construction site sent a plume of dirty water into the river in early February. The developer…
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.
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.
Casual dining spots are on the menu for club properties looking to offer relaxed eating options that supplement fine dining.
The Vero Beach, Fla., club currently offers a River Club, and recently opened Quail Valley at The Pointe. The 47,365-sq. ft., two-level restaurant features multiple bars, an open-air kitchen, expansive outdoor seating options, and 11 suites with 17 bedrooms.
Tony D’Errico, CCM, CCE, General Manager/COO of Westwood Country Club in St. Louis, Mo., has been named President of the organization. The Board has also launched the 2027 Club Professional Initiative, and named George Carroll, CCM, CCE, as CEO of The Club Foundation.
A Q&A with Kevin Vitale, GM/COO of Baltusrol Golf Club and Chairman of the Selection Committee for the Excellence in Club Management Awards, about the process that leads to the industry’s most prestigious recognition.
Creative design and construction solutions have helped the Lost Tree Club rediscover, and properly express, its unique standing.
Think casual dining means the end of country club panache? Not by a long shot, say those who have crossed the divide.