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Archive - May 2017

  • Categories: Club Cents - Podcast, VGM Club

    In April we were fortunate to bring PGA Professionals David Engram of Mirabel Golf Club, Casey Brozek of Crystal Lake Country Club and Brian Crowell of Silo Ridge Field Club onto the podcast to talk about some of their best practices when it comes to hosting everything from a Monday corporate outing to a larger scale special event. Included below are a few answers transcribed. Listen to the full podcast here: On communication with staff: Brian Crowell: "I think not only is communication

  • Categories: Agronomy, VGM Club

    VGM Club is proud to partner with John Deere Golf, a co-host of the Green Start Academy since 2006. This leadership and development program will take place at the Bayer and John Deere facilities in North Carolina on October 25-27. "Since 2005, Green Start Academy has been renowned for helping assistant superintendents build a strong foundation for their careers," said Ren Wilkes, marketing manager for John Deere Golf. "For the industry to be successful, we need to cultivate the

    Tags: Agronomy, Assistant Superintendents, Green Start Academy, John Deere Golf

  • Categories: Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, VGM Club

    Ask any club chef how much the industry has evolved over the last 10 years. "Are you kidding me?" joked one chef we recently spoke with, "Not just 10, this industry has evolved over the last year!" The Club Chef Association of America (CCAA) - Greater Chicago Chapter exists to help Chicago-area club chefs adapt to the ever-changing culinary and club world through a sense of community. It is a part of their founding principles. "As the culinary profession advances and expands,

    Tags: Club Chef, Club Chef's Association of America