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 […]

Guess Where We’re Going to Dinner?


Old Town Club created an intriguing dinner event that mirrors trendy “pop-up” retail shops and restaurants. The element of surprise was on the menu for the Old Town Club in Winston-Salem, N.C., during a recent series of “pop-up” supper clubs. Inspired by the growing trend of setting up limited-run retail shops and dining experiences in […]

Keeping It Real


More properties are finding that by providing players with golf simulators that offer the next best thing to actually being elsewhere, they can generate tangible new revenue streams and member/guest benefits for their own locations.

Arnold Palmer Statue Built at Tradition GC

By | January 31, 2018

Two other statues of the renowned golfer currently reside at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., and Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla., but the third was erected at the La Quinta, Calif., property, Palmer’s home on the West Coast. The life-size statue was unveiled during the CareerBuilder Challenge on January 18. Statues […]

Piedmont Club Seeks New Owner to Avoid Closure

By | January 11, 2017

ClubCorp, which has owned the Winston-Salem, N.C., property since its founding in 1987, informed the club’s Board and members that it will step down as owner and operator. The club could face closure if a new management company is not secured by March 18.

All Together Now


Offering a wide variety of group fitness classes in a chock-full schedule has become the norm for many club properties, as they strive to make the fitness center a place for every member.