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Launch, Learn and Adjust

“We want to provide our guests a safe haven, a place that has a sense of normalcy, where everyone can walk away with a smile on their face,” Mr. MacPhee explained of the reopening.

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Mentoring – A Job For Life

There is not a single club manager out there that would not benefit from a mentor at some point in their career.  But, one size does not fit all.  As I researched mentoring, I have come to the conclusion that there are anywhere from 3 to 9 types of mentors .  I have settled on 5 types of mentors, best described by Anthony Tjan in his book Good People:

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Leading Through Uncertain Times

During this time of crisis and uncertainty, one thing is clear: imminent change will herald in a “new normal.” Adapting to seemingly unpredictable and unprecedented circumstances is now a challenge that clubs must confront.

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Membership Surveys Build Consensus On Most Difficult Club Issues

Clubs are one of the most democratic beasts on earth. A typical club can easily have 1,000 member/spouses each vying…

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Creating the Private Club Version of Topgolf

Transforming Your Golf Practice Range What takes a golf practice range and makes it a year-round, night-and-day golf entertainment center? A few little additions do the deed. Add a competitive game, some good food, a…

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Incorporating the Topgolf Phenomena into Private Clubs

All we hear about today is the excitement Topgolf is creating in the golf world. In McMahon Group’s recent Pulse Survey completed by almost 350 club managers, 49% said they want to create a Topgolf…

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Financial Modeling for Future Club Facilities

Determining future facility funding programs without having a sense of a club’s strategic direction is the most challenging aspect of long range planning. A club leadership must be able to crystal ball the need for the future facilities and where to get the funding sources to achieve them.

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The Town Club Story

A club which embraced the Covid challenge with a total remake to make changes. The Milwaukee neighborhood club was facing a membership struggle, deteriorating facilities, lack of funds for both operations and even small capital projects.

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Re-functioning Clubhouses For Covid Design Impact

As we begin the reopening process for our clubhouses, we need to start with a new set of rules and regulations. These rules and regulations will be different all over the country on aspects like dining seating capacity, table spacing and size, kitchen requirements, access and exit points, frequency of cleaning/disinfecting and so on.

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