Club Industry Brief – April 27
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.
What We’re Reading Now:
NCA News: Congratulations to This Year’s Excellence in Club Management® Award Winners
DEI: Deloitte: Women at Work 2022, Deloitte
Government Relations: NCA Supports New Visa Program, Washington Weekly Update (member-only content)
Private Club News
- How Priceless Items of Golf History Were Saved From Inside Oakland Hills Country Club as it Burned, ClickOnDetroit
- City’s Anti-discrimination Law Applies to Maroon Creek Club, Motion Argues, The Aspen Times
- A Kingston Family’s House Was Bombarded With Golf Balls, They Won $5M in Lawsuit, Boston.com
- Coral Gables Country Club Seized with Help From Police, Operator Says City Action Illegal, Miami Herald
- Golf And Country Club Operator ClubCorp Renames Itself ‘Invited’, Forbes
- The Unbelievable Story Behind Why a Course Made its Logo…a Titanic Lifeboat, GOLF
- Wellness Social Clubs Are The Hot, New Member Community, PSFK
- Newnan Country Club Looking to Become Social ‘First Choice,’ The Newnan Times-Herald
- Bellefonte Country Club Celebrates 100 Years, WSAZ
- La Cañada Flintridge Country Club, a Midcentury Time Capsule, Cameos on ‘Minx’, Dirt
- Harrison Meadows Country Club Celebrates Inaugural Tee Off, News12
- Tripp Davis Completes Renovation Work at BraeBurn Country Club, Golf Course Architecture
- ‘As Good or Better Than Any Other’; With Latest Upgrades, Kemper Lakes Sets Sights on PGA Tour, Daily Herald
- Wyndemere CC Celebrates Opening of $21M Renovation, C+R Business
- Employee Dorm Included in Quechee Club Renovations, WCAX
On the Green
- Golf: Courses Continuing to See Boost in Business Two Years After Start of Pandemic, CentralMaine.com
- Indoor Golf Is Having Its Day, Forbes
- Norfolk Country Club Enjoying a Successful Course Opening While Others Struggle, News Channel Nebraska
- Tiger Woods-designed Golf Course Opening in Florida, CNN
- Clubs Strive to Maintain Influx of Golfers, C+R Business
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Social Progress in Golf Clubs and the Game are Paying More Attention to Diversity for all the Right Reasons, National Club Association (member-only content)
- ICYMI: The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Increasing Awareness to Start the Conversationwebcast aired last week. Watch it here. (member-only content)
- Pickleball, a Paddle Sport With a Whimsical Name, is Becoming Big Business, CNBC
- Inside Kate Middleton’s £1.4k Per Year Private Members’ Club Where She Plays Tennis, Hello!
Cast Your Vote in the Latest NCA Poll
Club leaders share how they are working to create a strong DEI environment for their members, staff and community in the latest NCA poll. Click here to join the conversation or to cast your vote.
Food & Beverage
- Microbrewery Hops Into GlenOaks Country Club, Golf Inc.
- Clubs Use Kitchen Renovations to Enhance Service, C+R Business
- Navigating Club Transitions, National Club Association (member-only content)
- What New Graduates Are Looking for From Employers in the Age of the Great Resignation, Inc.
Cast Your Vote in the Latest NCA Poll
Join other private club leaders in sharing whether you would consider using a newly created visa program, in an effort to solve staffing issues. Click here to join the conversation or to cast your vote.
- We just added new speakers 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 Announces Club Benchmarking Renews Strategic Alliance Corporate Partnership
- McMahon Group Continues Partnership with the National Club Association by Renewing as a Strategic Alliance Partner
- Webcast: Point-Counterpoint: Hear the Two Sides on Committees, Work-life Balance and Discipline at Clubs | May 5 at 2 pm ET | Register Here