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?

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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

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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

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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.