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Private Club Turnarounds With Michael Crandal - PCR 106

Michael Crandal, CNG is a private club turnaround specialist. On this episode we'll pick his brain and get a recipe for success. We'll discuss some common problems facing private clubs today. We'll also identify some potential hazards and road blocks that a new GM should look for when starting a new position. If you're coming into a new position, you will learn about some warning signs that you should look out for in a club's governance and particularly the board. Michael will share some...

Duration: 00:35:40

Club Leadership Summit Part 2 - PCR 105

Live from The Club Leadership Summit in Belfast, Northern Ireland we chat with Rob Bray, Chief Executive of Edgbaston Priory Club and Mark Marais of Chakka Travel and Sport Changes Life.

Duration: 00:16:12

2018 Resolutions, Henry Wallmeyer & Gary Collins - PCR 104

New year resolutions. We all make them, but how often do we follow through? Commitments we make tend to fall by the wayside if there is no accountability. You can change that this year by taking advantage of a special gift to PCR listeners. Henry Wallmeyer joins us to wrap up the 2017 federal and state legislation initiatives that the NCA is tracking. We also find out what issues will be important for private clubs in 2018. We'll also get a preview of the 2018 National Club Conference which...

Duration: 00:40:02

Live From St. Andrews - PCR 103

Gabe travels to the home of golf, St. Andrews, to chat with Leighton Walker, GM of Burford Gold Club and Stuart Finlay of Wales Golf. Learn how a younger group of club leadership is driving huge change throughout the UIK.

Duration: 00:27:09

Club Leadership Summit Part 1 - PCR 102

What do the Tottenham Hotspurs, Northern Ireland Tourism and a golf course in the Scottish highlands have in common? They all assembled at the 2017 Club Leadership Summit at the Titanic Experience in Belfast. Take a journey overseas with Gabe as he interviews the many delegates, speakers and sponsors at the conference live from Belfast. Andy O'Sullivan, Hospitality Manager for the Spurs shares how the their new stadium is revolutionizing the English Premier League fan experience. You'll...

Duration: 01:44:11

Real Estate On The Rise - PCR 101 - Auphonic

Russ Curtis, General Manager at MacGreggor Downs and Peter Nanula, Chairman of Concert Golf Partners join us to discuss the real estate market and how private clubs are helping spur growth.

Duration: 00:21:26

Private Club Radio's 100th Episode

We take a look back at 100 episodes. Rick Coffey hosts as the tables get turned on Gabe and he becomes the interviewee. Notable call ins from Henry Wallmeyer, Michael Crandal, Norm Spitzig and other past guests and friends.

Duration: 00:43:46

Bill O'Brien, Troon - PCR 099

On this week's episode we our joined by Bill O'Brien, VP of Operations at Troon. We discuss observations on membership growth and learn why retention is as important as new sales. We'll also get Bill's ideas on creating a culture of sales within the organization. You'll also learn how to avoid potential pitfalls and why leaders desperately need to get out of the office. Norm Spitzig also joins the mix for another edition of Master Class, presented by Master Club Advisors. Norm and Gabe...

Duration: 00:51:49

Joel Livingood & Lou DiLorenzo Of Interlachen CC - PCR 098

What happens when a prestigious private club steeped in history hires a young millennial manager? Find out on this episode as we chat with Lou DiLorenzo and Joel Livingood, member of the Board of Governors and General Manager respectively, of Interlachen Country Club. Learn why the club decided to take a chance on Joel and what has happened since he has come on to manage. Joel shares his perspective, the challenges he's faced, and his plans for the future of the club. This episode is...

Duration: 00:29:00

Henry DeLozier, Global Golf Advisors - PCR097

This week we chat with Henry DeLozier, partner at Global Golf Advisors and voted one of the 10 Most-Recommended Consultants in the Golf Industry by Golf Inc. Henry shares his thoughts on trends within the private club industry and shares his best tips for club sustainability in the modern world. Henry's background is in real estate. We'll find out if he thinks we're headed for another residential housing market bubble. We'll discuss the hot areas around the country as well as the cold...

Duration: 00:26:20

Job Resources & Board Chats - PCR 096

This week we discuss some industry resources for job seekers and hiring managers.

Duration: 00:23:48

Lisa Brantly, Instagram Inluencer - PCR 095 - Auphonic

You may have seen her on Instagram, but you probably don't know her backstory. We learn all about Lisa Marie Brantly in this episode of Private Club Radio. Find out what influencer marketing is and how your club can work with influencers to promote your property, special events and membership.

Duration: 00:42:27

The Inbox With Rick Coffey - PCR 094

Rick Coffey joins us to answer the burning membership and marketing questions that have been posed by membership professionals around the country. Dan Schmitz of KE Camps joins later in the episode to offer some little-known insights into Rick Coffey - hilarity ensues.

Duration: 00:32:10

Niall Flanagan, Club Leadership Summit PCR093

On this week's episode, we chat with Niall Flanagan of Club Incorporated about his upcoming invite-only event, The Club Leadership Summit. The event will take place December 3rd through the 5th in Belfast, Northern Ireland and will be attended by managers of some of the most exclusive properties in the UK, Europe and North America. We chat about the education, event lineup and much more. Niall's club management background includes St. Andrews, the Dubai Golf & Racing Club, Loch Lomond and...

Duration: 00:25:07

Alison Root, Women & Golf - PCR092

Alison Root is the editor of Women & Golf Magazine, the UK's biggest selling bi-monthly women's golf title. The publication covers everything from professional women's golf to golf equipment and from fashion to golf travel and beyond. During the interview we discuss female golf participation in the UK and beyond and what changes are taking place in women's golf. Alison provides us a clear picture of where she sees women's participation in the sport going in the future as well as steps your...

Duration: 00:37:40

Getting Serious About Safety - PCR091

In the wake of last night’s tragedy at the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas, Gabe gets real and raw about safety and security at private clubs across the country. In his opinion, it's time as an industry that we wake up to the potential dangers and tighten our guest policy and begin to implement stricter security measures.

Duration: 00:09:54

Brian Weber, The Bartender Journey - PCR089

This week we are joined by Brian Weber, Head Bartender at a Private Club in the Hudson Valley of New York and Creator and Host of the Bartender Journey Podcast. Brian shares with us his passion for emerging trends in the bar industry which you can take back to your club. We also discuss unique event ideas that will make your club's bar a major profit center and the hub of social activity.

Duration: 00:32:34

Toni Shibayama - ISU S&K Financial & Insurance - PCR088 a

Our featured guest is Chief Risk Officer of ISU S&K Insurance, Toni Shibayama. Toni has an interesting approach to insurance. Her advice is “Don’t Use It”. You'll want to make sure and find out what she means by that. We'll also talk about why identifying and hiring the right people is one of the most important things you can do at your club. You'll learn why it's also important to take the pulse of your team often. Toni has a number of tips for new general managers as well. Lastly you'll...

Duration: 00:32:10

Club Industry Highlights - PCR 087

On this episode we recap recent industry news and trends reports from the NCA, CMAA, McMahon Group, Global Golf Advisors, Master Club Advisors and more.

Duration: 00:18:43

Board Governance & Employment Law - PCR 086

Our most requested topic from listeners in recent weeks has been Board Governance. Norm Spitzig of Master Club Advisors joins us to discuss trends in board governance that he has recognized around the country on this edition of Master Class presented by Master Club Advisors. If you would like to vote for the next show topic, simply fill out the 2 question survey at Later in the show we speak with Chase Victorson of Victorson Professional Corporation about...

Duration: 00:45:18

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