Last Update :10/19/2017
California Golf Courses Scorched by Fires
Club Industry Brief
NCA’s News Roundup, October 18, 2017
The ongoing California wildfires have destroyed more than 2,000 homes and burned through 115,000 acres of land, including golf courses. At Fountaingrove Golf and Athletic Club, the clubhouse, maintenance facility and golf course were burned down. Mayacama Golf Club, which is home to a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, suffered extensive damage to the course and maintenance facility. Golf Course Superintendent Association of America (GCSAA) members who have had their clubs damaged can request relief from GCSAA in the following links. Golf Course Monthly. Disaster Relief Fund.
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The wellness tourism industry is expected to reach $680 billion in 2017, according to the Global Wellness Institute, leading hotels and resorts to ramp up wellness offerings. Some perks include biometric analysis and health coaching, regenerative treatments like sound baths and one-on-one workouts. Others focus on medical evaluations such as body composition and metabolic testing. Real Views.
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On The Green
Playing the Long Game with Par Three Courses
The Cradle at Pinehurst represents an example of how the short game can potentially provide long-term support for the game. The par-3 course is just 789 yards, and along with other short courses and holes like it, The Cradle creates short-game challenges for experienced golfers while providing a less daunting challenge for less-skilled players. Other short holes and courses include Jordan Speith’s six-hole course at the University of Texas, and the 78-yard 15th hole at Los Angeles Country Club North. Golf Digest
Sleepy Hollow CC Honors Employee of Last 45 Years
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Operations and Membership
What Happens When an Employee Sues Your Company
Employee lawsuits are costly, time-consuming and happen to virtually all businesses. When unable to settle with an employee, here is what a company can expect when sued: the lawsuit will last a long time, you might find your businesses recordkeeping to be insufficient, other employee witnesses may make mistakes and you may lose even with a strong case. Workforce.
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