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How Do Boards Avoid Mistakes and Find Solutions?

By John G. Fornaro Yes, to err is human, but repetitious mistakes are a plague. The failures and mistakes of non-profit boards have been well documented over the years…failure of fiduciary duties, little or no effective oversight of the club’s operation etc. But are these issues really ‘sacred cows’ because boards of directors are unwilling…

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Finding the Right LED Solution for your Club

By SES Lighting LED Lighting can save between 50-85 percent of the lighting cost in a club, so it has become an attractive way to reduce expenses while being environmentally friendly. However, finding the right LED lighting solution for every lighting application in your club presents an incredible challenge, as the right products are not…

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Efficient Turfgrass Fertilization

By Grigg Brothers Turfgrass fertilization is a primary component of golf course management that directly affects turfgrass health and playability, the maintenance budget, and environmental quality. A golf course nutrient management program that promotes optimal turfgrass health while safeguarding environmental quality and frugal use of budget dollars is efficient. Safeguarding water quality with nutrient use…

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Heather Nagle & Paul Basquin, Ballantyne Country Club, Recognized As Boardroom’s 2015 Distinguished Club Presidents

By Dave White Sometimes the ordinary makes the news (dog bites man)…sometimes it’s the extraordinary (man bites dog) …the anomaly. And that’s the story with BoardRoom magazine’s Private Club Presidents of the Year for 2015. For the first time since BoardRoom magazine established this program of recognizing the private club industry’s top private club presidents…

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What Do You Mean ‘Dog Days?’ It’s a Busy Time of Year

By Dave White Ah, the ‘dog days of summer.’ But to be clear, for private clubs, it really has nothing to do with dogs. The expression comes from the ancient Romans who referred to the hot, humid days of summer as ‘dog days.’ The Romans associated summer’s hottest days with the star Sirius…known as the…

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