Club Opportunities For Facility Master Planning in a Recessionary Economy
The financial geniuses in Washington have done it again. Having overfunded the economy to save it, they now have to underfund it to deflate it. I think this means deflation and recession. Of course, we in the club world benefited from all the government largesse, so we can’t cry in our soup when they raiseinterest…
Industry-Wide Club Dining Survey: Learning From Members How to Drive Dining Success
While dining may not be the most important reason members join, it is the most important reason for member retention.
Planning Strategically to Address Club Facility Needs From Expanding Memberships
The challenge is to not just expand facilities, but to do so with strategic objectives in mind, so the facilities serve to achieve a club’s mission of driving high member satisfaction.
2022 Excellence in Club Management® Award Winners Announced
McMahon Group and the National Club Association (NCA) have announced the 2022 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management® (ECM) Awards, established in 1997 by the McMahon Group and co-sponsored by the NCA since 2018.
Why so Many Country Clubs are Undertaking Massive Capital-Improvement Projects – Golf Digest
There’s beach volleyball, a soccer field, basketball courts, batting cages, tennis (obviously), pickleball, bocce, a pool with a “splash zone” for kids, a pool with an island in the middle, and two lap pools so that you can swim without interruption while listening to music through the underwater speakers…
A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing – Start Planning the Effective Way
Today we live in a world of “snippits”, where bits of limited information guide our behavior. But when it comes to very important complex strategic issues, the “snippit” approach isn’t effective.
Successful Club Master Planning Must Start with Board and Membership Consensus Building
A Club’s master plan for its facility future should not just be a wish list for every committee in a Club. It must have direction and purpose. It must be guided by the Board, membership and the General Manager.
Exciting Changes to the Excellence in Club Management® Awards
We are pleased to announce that McMahon Group and NCA will be the sole co-sponsors of the Excellence in Club Management® (ECM) Awards.
From the Ashes Comes a Fun New Age Club – The Story of LuLu Country Club
This story of LuLu shows how important it is to develop clarity about how to position your club in your market area and to design the facilities to support that vision.
Always Start Your Strategic Planning with the Strategic Issues Survey
This first step in strategic planning starts the process right by consensus building with everyone working on the plan. It gets the Board and Manager focused and much more productive, and it is the simplest of surveys to do.