Case Study

A Distinguished Wine for Distinguished Clubs

By Flora Springs Winery Q&A with John Komes, Proprietor of Flora Springs and Jon Nathaniel Wines John Komes is the proprietor of Flora Springs in Napa Valley. Owned and operated by Komes and his family since 1978, Flora Springs is known for a portfolio of estate-grown wines that includes Trilogy, its flagship Cabernet Sauvignon, Soliloquy,…

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Simple and Intuitive Purchasing Software

By CedarCreek Systems Westchester Country Club is an exclusive family oriented club located in Rye, NY, approximately 40 minutes outside Manhattan. Westchester has been ranked 29th of 4,000 private clubs in the U.S. and maintains its status as a BoardRoom magazine Distinguished Club and a Platinum Club. Their facilities include two championship golf courses, a…

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Does Your Design Team Listen to You? A Refreshing Approach to Renovating Your Clubhouse for Your Members

By HINT | Harris Interiors The thought that a clubhouse should have a certain look is no longer acceptable. Some designers can have unbearable egos and attitudes, but when it’s time for a renovation, members know what they are missing and exactly what they want. Designers must listen to the members. The design team at…

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Elicitors and Their Vital Role in Plant Health

By Grigg Bros. To elicit (v) – draw out or evoke what is latent (already existing). Compounds and/or ions that activate plant defense responses, when applied as a topical spray, are called elicitors. Product formulations that can improve turfgrass vigor and performance under environmental stress remain very promising technology. Plants treated with elicitors generally exhibit…

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Cape Fear Country Club Brings Tradition Into the Modern Age

By Chambers Imagine transforming your state’s most historic club into a cutting edge destination for members across four generations. As tricky as it may seem, Cape Fear Country Club was up to the challenge. Known as one of the oldest and most distinguished clubs in North Carolina, Cape Fear Country Club engaged Chambers in 2011…

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The Best in Club Design Trends “Shaken not Stirred” Infusing Experiential Design into your clubhouse: Cocktail Lounge 2.0

By C2 Limited Design Associates As a clubhouse designer, I always enjoy sharing our substantive new approaches to clubhouse enhancements that improve the overall member experience, create a new or enhanced revenue opportunity and streamline operational efficiencies. Over the past couple of years clubs have reached out to us to improve their competitive edge. Not…

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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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Taking the Indoors Out! Creating Spaces that Encourage your Members to “Linger Longer”

By C2 Limited Design As a club designer and stylist, I always enjoy discovering new approaches and trends that can aid our country club partners. Recently our firm has been “taking the indoors outside.” That’s right, we have literally been creating outdoor environments that mimic spaces previously only envisioned to be on the inside of…

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Oh, What a Difference the Years Make!

By Kopplin Kuebler & Wallace Twenty years ago Dick Kopplin, with an eye on helping with search and consulting work in the private club industry, started his company, KOPPLIN SEARCH, Inc. “Reflecting on our 20 years in the private club industry, I’m very excited as we begin our 21st year as KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE,”…

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