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At the Heart of the Course

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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 […]

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Perfectly Pitched

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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

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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, […]


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A Place to Call Their Own

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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 […]


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Form Follows Function

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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. […]


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Better by Half

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Less is proving to be much more at the Petroleum Club of Fort Worth, where a new lease has led to an exciting new stage of life. By Joe Barks, Editor When you’ve run a club for 40 years, you get pretty good at recognizing and anticipating when a reality check is needed—and then moving […]