2017 Board of Director Nominations
Give Back to Your Association!
by David Dew, CCM, CCE
The Nominating Committee is now accepting submissions from members interested in serving on the Carolinas Chapter CMAA Board of Directors. Information regarding Board service is available on the Chapter website; click here to access: Bylaws.

This year’s nominating committee is made up of:
  • Eric Bishofberger
  • Brian Boss, CCM
  • Lee Smith, CCM, CCE
  • Marc Tingle, CCM, CCE
  • David Dew, CCM, CCE, Nominating Committee Chair
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A Busy Carolinas Summer
Check Our Calendar
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Quail Hollow Club
2017 Summer Education Program
June 26, 2017 at Quail Hollow Club

The 2017 Summer Education Program will be held at Quail Hollow Club, site of the 2017 PGA Championship!

AGENDA


Sunday, June 25th
Networking Dinner (optional) at The Palm Restaurant / Phillips Place – see below.

Monday, June 26th

8:00 – 9:00 am  Registration and Buffet Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome by Tom DeLozier, CCM, CCE
9:15 – 10:15 am Jeff Abbot, Executive Director, Carolinas Section PGA (1.0 credit)
10:15 – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Jason Mengel, PGA Championship Tournament Director (1.5 credits)
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 pm Tour (1.0 credit)
2:00 – 2:15 pm Break
2:15 – 3:45 pm PGA Championship Staff:  Building a Major Championship – Facilities, Operations, Scope of Build-out (1.5 credits)
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Daniel Island Club
Daniel Island Club
2017 Summer Conference: Charleston, South Carolina!
Saturday, July 15 - Monday, July 17
by Patricia Calder, CCM, CCE
2017 Summer Conference along with the CCF Wine and Widgets Auction will be held in beautiful Charleston, SC!  This is a DO NOT MISS event!



Venues:
  • Daniel Island Club
  • Country Club of Charleston
Speakers:
  • Bill Francis - Tennis Trends and Operations
  • Jim Urbina - Golf Design
  • Doug Wright - GCSAA Update
  • Ray Cronin - Club Benchmarking
AND
  • Whitney Reid - The "Meat" of Food and Beverage
AND
  • Gregg Patterson - Mentorship + Leadership + Followership:  Identifying, Embracing, and Nurturing the "Activist" Club Manager
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2017 CCF Wine and Widgets Auction
Submit Your Wines and Widgets NOW!
The 2017 Carolinas Club Foundtion Wine and Widgets Auction will be held during the Summer Conference, on Sunday, July 16th, at Daniel Island Club in Charleston, SC. Click here for complete Conference information and registration: SUMMER CONFERENCE
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From left, Jeff Abbott, Carolinas Section of the PGA of America; Jack Nance, Carolinas Golf Association; Brian Powell, CGCS Carolinas GCSA; Patricia Calder, Carolinas Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America; Lieutenant Governor Dan Forrest; Drew Ramsey, Carolinas GCSA; Del Ratcliffe, North Carolina Golf Course Owners Association; Ryan Latimer, Carolinas Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America; Brian Stiehler, CGCS, MG Carolinas GCSA; and Rick Robbins, American Society of
From left, Jeff Abbott, Carolinas Section of the PGA of America; Jack Nance, Carolinas Golf Association; Brian Powell, CGCS Carolinas GCSA; Patricia Calder, Carolinas Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America; Lieutenant Governor Dan Forrest; Drew Ramsey, Carolinas GCSA; Del Ratcliffe, North Carolina Golf Course Owners Association; Ryan Latimer, Carolinas Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America; Brian Stiehler, CGCS, MG Carolinas GCSA; and Rick Robbins, American Society of
North Carolina Golf Day
by Trent Bouts / Tee Media Consulting

Golf Delegation Delivers Strong
Economic Message in Raleigh

Golf’s significant contribution to the state’s economy was front and center with legislators at North Carolina Golf Day in Raleigh recently. Golf industry representatives described how the game contributes close to $2.4 billion in economic impact in 2016, supports nearly 37,000 jobs and delivers almost $435 million in federal, state, and local tax revenue.

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South Carolina Golf Day
On April 26, 2017 the Carolinas Golf Council enjoyed 99% attendance at its legislative lunch-on-the-lawn and meeting in Columbia during South Carolina Hospitality Day at the Capitol in Columbia.

South Carolina's hospitality industry held a legislative luncheon unlike any other event on the General Assembly's social calendar –a Taste of South Carolina featuring restaurants from all across the state serving a taste of their menu specialties. Legislators are all raves about the quality and selection of foods and the extremely large and friendly industry turnout.
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Passion Graham Wins First Annual Impact Scholarship
CCF Scholarship Named in Honor of Damon DiOrio, CCM, CCE
The Carolinas Club Foundation is proud to announce that the first annual Damon DiOrio Impact Scholarship has been awarded to Passion Graham of Charlotte Country Club. Passion serves as Food and Beverage Supervisor at CCC. She was a student CMAA member at Central Piedmont Community College.
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New Certified Chief Executive
Congratulations to the Carolinas Chapter CMAA newest Certified Chief Executive:
• Jason Macaulay, CCM, CCE, Highland Falls Country Club, Highland, NC
We are all proud of you, Jason!

Click here for information about CCM and CCE designations: CMAA Certification
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Our Future Leaders
Congratulations to This Year's Future Leader Scholarship Winners
Each year the Carolinas Club Foundation awards up to ten (10) Future Leaders Scholarships. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide tuition support to mid‑level club managers at the Chapter- and Region‑level as well as a select National‑level opportunity. In order to help recipients attend education and networking events, each scholarship will fund $500 to be applied toward the recipient’s registration costs and reimbursable expenses directly related to the recipient’s travel, lodging, etc. for one or some of the following programs:

• Carolinas Full‑Chapter Meetings
• Carolinas Region Meetings
• National Manager in Development Program
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Sharing the Wisdom
In my positions as Managing Director of the Carolinas Chapter CMAA and General Manager/COO of private clubs over the past 30 years, I have come across numerous useful articles, letters, blogs, and miscellaneous thoughts about our business.

I would be honored to share these with you from time to time.
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