Club Industry Brief – March 30
Presented by the National Club Association, Club Industry Brief offers the private club industry’s best news digest of must-read stories, videos and podcasts presented biweekly.
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What We’re Reading Now:
Private Club News: The Exclusive D.C. Social Club of Ketanji Brown Jackson Explained, Washington Post
Industry Report: The State of Clubs, Met Golfer Magazine
Financial: Twin Cities Country Club Fees are Soaring, Business Journals
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Private Club News
- ‘From Ashes Will Come Triumph’: Oakland Hills Lands Two US Opens, Other Tournaments, The Detroit News
- How New York City-area Golf Clubs are Supporting Displaced Ukrainian Students, Golf
- Five Things to Know: Austin Country Club, PGA Tour
- Timberlake Country Club Now Prospers Following Previous Owners’ Bankruptcies, Cola Daily
- Orono’s Penobscot Valley Country Club Sold to Local Real Estate Investor, Bangor Daily News
- Mystery Movie Filming at Atlanta Country Club may be Marvel Film, Yahoo! News
- New Leader at Ridgewood Country Club, Waco Tribune-Herald
- Palm Coast Yacht Club at Helm of Traditional Blessing of the Fleet for Area Boaters, Palm Coast Observer
- Crews Respond to Fire at Grand Forks Country Club’s Maintenance Shop Monday Night, Grand Forks Herald
- Eastport Yacht Club Becomes “Home Yacht Club” of Pride of Baltimore II in New Partnership, Chesapeake Bay Magazine
- Renovations Planned for Bear Ridge GC, C+RB
- Two South Carolina Courses Close for Summer Renovations, C+RB
- Restoration, Preservation And Renovation At Key Largo Anglers Club, National Club Association (member-only content)
Food & Beverage
- Cozy and Fine Dining: This Year’s Golden Fork Awards, Golf, Inc.
- European Style Restaurant Opens at Country Club, WBOY
- How Can A Private Club Market Its F&B?, National Club Association (member-only content)
- Nach-Yo Ordinary Tequila Tasting at The Woodlands Country Club, Hello Woodlands
On the Green
- Two Years of Heavy Play, Golf Course Industry Magazine
- Will WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Move Away from Austin Country Club? It’s a Possibility the PGA Tour is Hoping to Avoid, Golfweek
- Portland’s Waverley Country Club to Host 2023 US Senior Women’s Open, Oregon Live
- Top Sales of 2021, Golf Inc.
- For These Mainers, Golf has Become a Year-round Sport, Bangor Daily News
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- St. Andrews Country Club Play for P.I.N.K. Events Raise $125,000 With More than 350 Club Members Participating in Multi-Sports Competitions, NewsAzi
- Register here for NCA’s webcast: Planned Giving for Private Clubs Thurs., March 31 | 2 pm ET. Free to all NCA members and $99 for nonmembers.
- The Sport with the Funny Name That’s Sweeping America, CNN
- Pop-up Padel Courts Open in Ipswich for ‘World’s Fastest-growing Sport’, Ipswich Star
- Hunters Run Country Club Introduces New Pickleball Courts, South Florida SunSentinel
- NCA’s Washington Weekly Update: Potential Consequences of Government Spending and Inflation (member-only content)
- Fed Study Points Finger at Fiscal Boost for High US Inflation, Bloomberg
Environment & Sustainability
- Salem Country Club in Massachusetts Accused of Cutting Down Hundreds of Protected Trees, WCVB
- Application Deadline for GCSAA and Golf Digest Environmental Leaders in Golf Award is April 29, 2022, GCSAA
- We just added a new speaker to the 2022 National Club Conference speaker list. Our most diverse Conference speaker lineup will cover issues like the Great Resignation, supply chain, mental health and well-being, creating joy and passion in your workplace and more. See our Conference speaker lineup here and register here.
- National Club Association Relocates to Alexandria, Va.