Grandfather G&CC Gathers Head Pros for 50-Year Anniversary

By | June 15, 2018

Six of the seven head golf professionals in the Linville, N.C. club’s history were honored at a reception as part of the Founders Cup, a weekend-long tournament that pays tribute to the club’s history. “We’ve always tried to make sure the history of Grandfather is told,” said tournament chairman Barry Cook, “[and] the great thing […]

Paa-Ko Ridge GC Sold to New York Turnaround Specialists

By | March 21, 2018

The Sandia Park, N.M. property has been acquired from Roger Cox & Associates by the principals in the Manhattan firm of Alvarez & Marsal. The new owners have already informed home and lot owners in the Paa-Ko Communities of their plans to build a 62-room lodge and 18 guest cottages to attract tourists to the state’s top-rated golf course.

Merion GC’s Wicker Basket Emblem Wins “Logo Madness” Poll

By | March 9, 2018

In a nod to college basketball’s “March Madness,” PGA Tour pro Zac Blair and “The Fried Egg” website had social-media followers cast votes for “Logo Madness” bracket pairings. Merion GC’s iconic flagstick logo ousted Winged Foot GC’s in the final; other clubs that made the “Final Four” included Pasatiempo GC and Sleepy Hollow GC.

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How to Design a Pastry Buffet


Knowing which desserts will be most popular with members on the pastry buffet is a key part of the process. Dessert tables and pastry buffets are true works of art, and club pastry chefs are applying their sweet eye for design to the layout of these delicious displays. Brittani Brooker, Executive Pastry Chef of Ballantyne Country […]

Club Cents Interviews Chefs Moosmiller, McAllister


In the latest two episodes of VGM Club’s podcast, Cam Schultz interviews Katie McAllister, Pastry Chef of Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., about pastries, and Jonathan Moosmiller, CMC, about his journey to Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.

Club Chefs Step Into the Limelight


The 16 culinary teams featured in Diana DeLucia’s Golf Kitchen demonstrate the level of craftsmanship and artistry in club dining. On November 10, 2016, Golf Kitchen, a 568-page coffee table book featuring recipes, photos, and interviews from the kitchens and fairways of 16 golf destinations worldwide, officially debuted at a Friends of James Beard Benefit […]