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Archive - May 2016

  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse

    June is Safety Month and our partner VGM Insurance is here to remind your club that when it comes to alleviating risk, planning and preparedness are key. For the majority of the United States, June is peak golf season. Matt Lindgren, Golf Program Manager for VGM Insurance, says "The risk for claims in the summer season is especially high, as pools become crowded, heat begins to intensify and your members, guests and employees are out in the sun for extended periods of time. It's important

    Tags: Heat Awareness, Safety, Summer, VGM Insurance

  • Categories: Food and Beverage

    From columnist Steve Cuozzo's "Sour Grapes" article found in the New York Post, "Wine is one of dining's, and life's, great pleasures. Yet it can seem anything but when an esoteric or pretentious list leaves you stumped over what to order." A great wine list is first and foremost built on trust. How can your club avoid "pretentious lists," while still offering quality, single vineyard, small production, by the glass wine? Jackson Family Wine & Kendell-Jackson is synonymous with trusted,

    Tags: food and beverage, Jackson Family Wines

  • Categories: Clubhouse

    "Fitness is the number two focus for a changing trend in the private and semi-private club world" – Club and Resort Business Magazine. At the PGA Merchandise Show in February, VGM Club's Marketing Director and host of "Club Cents," Cam Schultz, caught up with Lance Gill, Co-Director of the Titleist Performance Institute Fitness Advisory Board. Gill is a golf fitness expert and if you haven't listened to the podcast with Lance; you can listen in its entirety here. We transposed a few

    Tags: Fitness, golf, LifeFitness

  • Categories: Food and Beverage

    Did you know? Mother's Day brunch is a staple at golf and country clubs, but according to a National restaurant Association research study, while more than 25 percent of adults planned to dine out, only 30 percent of those surveyed planned on choosing a brunch meal option. A surprising majority of survey participants at 55 percent will be choosing an evening dinner to celebrate the mother in their life. So what does this mean? If you are leaving dinner specials out of your Mother's Day

    Tags: Dinner, Mother's Day, VGM F&B Program