Club Insider Brief – Nov. 15
Club Insider Brief (CIB) covers what we’re reading, to what other clubs are doing, governance solutions, golf/tennis/yacht trends, unlocked NCA articles and legal updates. It’s a must-read for all club staff and leaders—and remains a free benefit for the entire club community.
What We’re Reading Now:
- On the Green: An Arizona Golf Course is Under Attack from a Squadron of Pig-like Creatures, CNN
- Private Club News: A Hidden Chicago Gem is Reborn as an Exclusive Private Club, CBS News
- Government Relations: A Government Shutdown Looms Again: Here’s What Would Happen, Washington Post
- NCA: National Club Association Promotes Cavagnaro to Vice President for Membership & Sales
- NCA: Club Director, Winter Wonderland (member-only content)
Private Club News
- Pinewild Country Club Sold for Nearly $20M, Greater Fayetteville Business Journal
- City Club of Greenville Announces New Leadership Team, Upstate Business Journal
- Danville Country Club’s New Hire Teaching Golf-course Varmints a Little Lesson, The News-Gazette
- Works Complete on Macksville Country Club Course Improvements, News of the Area
- Fire Devastates St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club, Triton
- BallenIsles Charities Foundation Dedicates New Wing at Safe Harbor Shelter, The F1rst Call
- Play at Midnight Watching Bears and Whales at the World’s Northernmost Golf Course, CNN
On the Green
- What Will Lancaster Country Club Play Like for the 2024 USGA Women’s Open, Fox43
- Photos: 2023 Charles Schwab Cup Championship at Phoenix Country Club, Golfweek
- The Issues That Non-Members Want Golf Clubs to Address, Golfshake
NCA Vault (Unlocked Content)
On the Water
- After Years of Headwinds, SA Yacht Club Opens to Smooth Sailing, San Antonio Report
- Iceboating: It’s About the Speed, Scuttlebutt Sailing News
- An Interview with Greg Way on the Houston Yacht Club’s Annual James T. Liston Turkey Day Regatta, Sail World
- Andy Staples Leads Renovation of Historic Arizona Golf Club Where Joel Dahmen Once Shot a 58, Golfweek
- Gentle Creek Country Club Completes Multi-million Dollar Transformation, The F1rst Call
- Canyon Creek Country Club Wraps Golf Course Renovations, Local Profile
- A Renovated Wellman Golf Club Re-opens After Being Closed for More Than a Decade, The F1rst Call
- How to Keep Tennis Strong, C + R Business
- Kirtland Country Club Sued for Alleged Noise Level Violations, The News-Herald
- WWU: Bicameral Resolution Disapproving NLRB Joint Employer Rule, National Club Association (member-only content)
- NLRB General Counsel Offers Some Clarity on Responding to Union Organizing Demands for Bargaining, Littler
- Board Retreats: Boondoggle or Panacea?, National Club Association (member-only content)
- NCA Governance Committee Chair Tim Muessle on Private Club Governance: A Handbook of Principles and Best Practices, CMAA (podcast)
Food & Beverage
- Restaurants are Seeing an Uptick in Early Dining Traffic, Restobiz
- Magnolia on the Green Offers Seasonal Menu, Refreshed Dining Space at Salem Golf Club, Statesman Journal
- Clubs Cultivate Kids’ Cuisine, C + R Business
Corporate Partner News
NCA Welcomes New Members in Oct.
- Tarry House, Austin, Texas.
- Tamarisk Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
- The Fall Line Club, Columbus, Ga.
- Oak Hill Country Club, Fitchburg, Mass.
- Nassau Country Club, Glen Cove, N.Y.
- Paycom, Oklahoma City, Okla.
- Starfire Corportation, St. Benedict, Pa.