Blank Canvas


The Tent Pavilion at Bradford Country Club in Haverhill, Mass., is a casually elegant space that is easily customized for events from golf outings to weddings. By Diana Mirel, Contributing Editor When the Murphy family purchased Bradford Country Club in Haverhill, Mass., two years ago, one of its goals was to improve the club’s event […]


At the Heart of the Course


While stunning views and rolling fairways have long been selling points for golf courses, maintenance facilities serve as the heart of the greens—and clubs are now making sure they get the respect they deserve. By Brandi Shaffer, Associate Editor SUMMING IT UP Creating a clean and efficient maintenance facility streamlines operations and ensures optimum course […]


Perfectly Pitched


Event tents provide properties with versatility and style. Inspired events begin with inspired venues. And increasingly, many clubs and resorts are finding that one of the most reliable sources of inspiration can come from creative use of outdoor tents, no matter what the occasion, or season. Properties are finding outdoor tents to be a great […]

Delighting in the Details


Mountain Ridge CC took everything back to the drawing board, to dress up its classic clubhouse for a milestone year and get its second century off to an exciting start. By Joe Barks, Editor It took years before the members of Mountain Ridge Country Club moved to make up for lost time—but once they did, […]


A Place to Call Their Own


Designing a dynamic locker room that’s more than just a way station requires a blend of  comfort, service and style. By Diana Mirel, Contributing Editor SUMMING IT UP Updated amenities within the locker room help keep members and guests comfortable and increase usage of the space. Neutral hues and calming color schemes can help members […]


Form Follows Function


The back of the house is being brought front and center as clubs fuse style and technology with practical operations and renovate their kitchens before members’ watchful eyes. By Brandi Shaffer, Associate Editor For club kitchens, a functional space that allows the culinary staff to perform to the best of its ability is a priority. […]