ClubIQ Means Measuring Member Experience… and Satisfaction

By Dave White, Editor ‘What gets measured…gives you knowledge…gets done…gets improved.’ Words like an old chestnut that are an oft-repeated idea or considered conventional wisdom. But, with BoardRoom magazine’s ClubIQ, there’s more than a grain of truth to this old chestnut. ClubIQ, another innovation from BoardRoom’s Distinguished Clubs, holds oodles of promise in helping private…

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Phil Newman Recognized With BoardRoom Award of Dedication 2016

By Henry DeLozier What is it that makes some people committed to serving others’ needs? For Philip Newman, the winner of BoardRoom’s Award of Dedication, it is as simple as lending a hand to people who deserve his support. “I think when you meet a group of people that by and large have charged themselves…

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Matt Kellogg BoardRoom magazine’s Distinguished Club President for 2016

By Dave White, editor Cover and cover story photos courtesy of Patrick Sola Private Club Presidents of the Year major supporters Kopplin Kuebler & Wallace | The Association of Private Club Directors Sometimes in our lives we’re in need of an ‘angel’… a guardian angel, a financial angel, or for that matter, any kind of…

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Governance Issues Facing Private Clubs And What You Can Do About Them!

Private clubs to be sustainable, must have boards that fully understand the club’s culture, its core values, the club’s mission and vision, and long-range strategic plan, and what that long-range plan means – a continuing commitment from the club’s board. Board members must be leaders, not interventionists, or second guessers. Knowledge is vital for decision…

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How to Add Casual Dining to Your Club

By Erik B. Peterson PHX Architecture What do you do when you are the world-famous golf club Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona, featuring six Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses? Plan an over-the-top renovation to your spa, fitness center, youth center and add the perfect casual dining grab-n-go café. Every club is hearing from its members…

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President Matthew Kellogg And Other Relevant Points

BoardRoom this issue introduces the second of two Distinguished Private Club Presidents for 2016…Matt Kellogg. President Kellogg is being recognized for his distinguished service with the Colorado Golf Club. Earlier in the year, Boardroom recognized Fred Arbuckle, president of The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe, near San Diego, and president of 3 Creek Ranch Golf…

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The New Direction in Club Facility Planning

By Bill McMahon Sr. McMahon Group Wake up everyone! There’s a new world in club design. A new world is opening up for country clubs in how they are being changed to attract the next generation of members. And these changes are very much affecting clubhouse and recreation facility designs. The traditional golf club of…

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A New Clubhouse for Columbine – Building Membership

By Bryan Webb MAI – Marsh & Associates “If you build it he (they) will come” inspired Ray Kinsella in the movie “Field of Dreams”, to take a chance to build something that many thought was a fool’s errand. Columbine Country Club (CCC) in the Columbine Valley near Denver, Colorado may not have heard voices,…

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Small Changes in Décor And Offerings Create a Dramatic Shift

By Kevin Lichten Lichten Craig Architecture + Interiors You could always walk into this downtown woman’s club and order a drink and a bite to eat, but members seldom did. Maybe it was asking a staff member to retrieve a glass of wine from another floor or deciding whether to sit down for a full…

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Are Experts Really That Important?

By Peter Cafaro Judd Brown Designs What is an expert? The dictionary says: Noun: a person having, involving, or displaying special skill or knowledge derived from training or experience. If you found out that you needed a joint replacement or were diagnosed with even a simple illness, how likely are you to consider a doctor who…

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