News

Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Technology today is mostly about software; sometimes the software is “wrapped in hardware” such as a smartphone or moisture sensor, and sometimes it’s a software product such as a reservation system, but it’s useful to think of all this technology as software. Why has computer technology exploded in the past 50 years? It improves more»
Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Every club is vulnerable to crises, from natural disasters to sudden accidents. Although these emergencies are uncomfortable to imagine, preparing a comprehensive disaster plan can save headaches, money and lives. Reasons for Disaster Planning Some disasters occur in the blink of an eye, such as a drowning fatality. Others, like a hurricane, can be more»
Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
If you have not initiated a vigilant effort to enhance your club’s cyber security systems, it’s time to take action. It has never been more critical to proactively protect your club. Cino Companies has had the opportunity to audit and assess many IT environments over the years, but there has never been a time like this when even the smallest of more»
Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
In the private club industry, there are generally two distinct views on senior management succession planning: management’s view and the board’s view. They are frequently divergent in ways neither party is eager to talk about; though, also are direct, strategic, caring and in the spirit of the greater good of the organization. In any business, more»
Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
According to a Golf Digest survey of its 233,000 Twitter followers, 43 percent of respondents would be “fine” with no official phone policy or a “common sense” policy at their course, as many golfers accept phone usage so long as it does not interfere with other players. Forty-five percent would agree with a vibrate or silent cell more»
Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
On June 29, the Department of Labor (DOL) proposed changes to the country’s overtime rules that could significantly impact the private club industry. Under current law, salaried employees making at least $455 per week ($23,660 per year) and who meet the requirements under the “primary duty” test are exempt from overtime compensation. more»
Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Imagine being able to spot bottlenecks on the course before they begin to affect pace of play, and immediately message the slow group to pick up the pace—all from the comfort of the pro shop. Today, golf cars can stream information about your fleet, such as the location and the condition of every car, giving club staff the ability to respond more»
Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Last Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is protected under the United States Constitution, guaranteeing that gay couples can be married in all 50 states. The decision made headlines throughout the country, but as the nation settles down, it is time to take a look what this ruling means (and doesn’t mean) for clubs. On the whole, more»
Items 49-56 of 1405

Corporate Partners