Current Projects

Current Projects

Green Bay Country Club - Green Bay, WI

 Green Bay Country Club is a member owned private club with an outstanding and ranked 18 hole Dick Nugent golf course.  They have a very nice clubhouse and a Sports Center clubhouse with one of the nicest family friendly pool and other recreational facilities we have seen.  CSI has been retained to complete a Strategic Club Assessment and facilitate the development of a Master Plan

Las Vegas Country Club - Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Country Club is an equity membership club located in Las Vegas, Nevada boasting an 18 hole golf course, 6 tennis courts, swimming pool, men’s and women’s lounges, barber and manicurist, member grille, dining room, member bar, banquet facilities and pristine views of the city and course. CSI was retained by the Board to assist them with the due diligence list completion for their pending acquisition.

The Beachwalk Beach Club - St Augustine, FL 


The Beachwalk Beach Club is situated inside the new Beachwalk development at Twin Creeks. This is a major residential and commercial real estate development that includes a 14 acre man-made Crystal Lagoon (special technology).  The Crystal Lagoon is unique and patented with new Crystal Lagoons under development across the country.  They have developed a "State of the Art Sustainable Technology" that provides a crystal clear blue water with white sandy shores that is like being in the middle of the Caribbean.  A new and exciting amenity for residential communities bringing "beachfront" views and enjoyment to residential communities.  This will be the first one to open in Florida and will be fun to work on.  CSI was retained to develop the Beach Club which includes a 25,000 sq' clubhouse, Lagoon Bar with swim-up access, beach activities including kayaking, surf boarding, swimming, canoeing, sun bathing, sand volleyball, tennis, fitness and many other activities,  The Beach Club will include a casual beach bar for dining and beverages, a member dining room with more extensive menu, member lounge, juice bar and fitness center.  This will be a very active and high energy facility that will bring beachfront living to this new community.

Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club - Ocala, FL

Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club has carved out a piece of paradise in the rolling hills of Central Florida. Home to championship golf and tennis, an equestrian center, luxury living and more, our community is a one-of-a-kind experience.  CSI has been retained to assist the Owners with developing a Master Plan for the real estate and club development. 

Halifax River Yacht Club – Daytona Beach, FL 

Halifax River Yacht Club was established in 1896 and is one of the oldest continuing Private Clubs on the East coast.  The Club features a beautiful new and contemporary clubhouse with outstanding views of the marina and Halifax River.  They are a traditional yacht club with many member traditions and activities.  The Board of Directors engaged CSI to provide them with an evaluation and have retained CSI to assist with management, bylaw updates, membership development and improving their food and beverage operation.

Amarillo Club – Amarillo, TX

The Amarillo Club was established in 1947 by a group of business executives  that wanted to enjoy a private "Business Men Club".  Now more than 850 Amarillo club members enjoy a fantastic view as they wine and dine on the 30th and 31st floors of the Chase Tower in the heart of downtown Amarillo. The Board of Directors  engaged CSi to provide them with a Strategic Club Assessment and have retained the services of CSI to assist the Board with membership development, bylaw revisions and development of a strategic plan for the Club.

Florida State University, Seminole Boosters

Funding comprehensive excellence in competition and in the classroom.

As the fundraising arm of Florida State University Athletics, Seminole Boosters, Inc. is responsible for engaging fans, alumni and loyal supporters of FSU in order to generate financial contributions for the purpose of enriching the overall educational and athletic experience for over 500 student-athletes participating in 20 sports programs by providing financial security for long-term growth and prosperity. The Seminole Boosters Board of Directors has engaged CSI to assist with the development of the new Champions Club at Doak Campbell Stadium including the expansion of the existing University Center Club which is a private member only Club located in the south endzone of the stadium.

LaPlaya Beach and Golf Club 

Compared to most luxury Florida resorts, LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort reflects the contemporary lifestyle and easygoing attitude of South Florida. LaPlaya Beach Resort is a place where guests can truly feel at home.  The four star resort includes a member only private beach and golf Club that provides the highest level of members services in the market.  The Club includes member only dining and bar at the beach resort and a spectacular golf club with a Bob Cupp designed 18 hole par 72 golf course.  The new owners of LaPlaya Resort and Club retained the services of CSI to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment of the private beach and golf club at Laplaya.

Timuquana Country Club

Timuquana Country Club, established in 1923, is one of Florida's premier country clubs and among the oldest in Jacksonville.  The club's 290 acres are nestled on the western edge of the St. Johns River.  The club's location on the river gives it a "million dollar view" of the river and the Jacksonville skyline.

The club offers members a full array of year-round activities. Its famed Donald Ross 18-hole golf course has hosted numerous USGA events and is the course where PGA Tour golfer David Duval learned the game.

Eau Gallie Yacht Club - Melbourne, FL 

The Eau Gallie Yacht Club, founded in 1907 is a thriving yacht, tennis and social club located in Indian Harbour Beach just outside Melbourne, Florida.  The Club was originally located in the town of Eau Gallie, French for rocky water, which was settled by French Canadian fishermen.  The Club has always served as the social hub of the area.  CSI has completed a Governance workshop and a Membership development and retention seminar for the Board and Management.

Germantown Cricket Club – Philadelphia, PA

This storied club established in 1854 is one of the oldest cricket and racquet clubs in our country.  The Board of Governors engaged CSI to conduct a Board Governance Workshop and facilitate the development of a Strategic Plan for the Club.

Country Club of San Diego – Chula Vista, California

The Board of Governors engaged CSI to perform a Strategic Club Assessment for them and are now implementing the extensive plan we recommended which includes rewriting their bylaws, developing a strategic plan and restructuring their management model to a GM/COO structure.

Gate Hospitality Group – Jacksonville, Florida

Gate Hospitality Group (GHG) is a new entity of Gate Petroleum Inc. that will manage their 4 premier private club and resort properties in Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach.  CSI was retained by GHG to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment of their four premier club and resort properties including:

Eagle Ridge Golf Club – Lakewood, New Jersey

This beautiful 27 hole high-end daily fee golf club is nestled in Northeast New Jersey.  The owners, Kokes Family Builders retained CSI to conduct a Strategic Business Assessment and has retained CSI to implement the recommends included in the business plan developed by CSI

The Vineyard Golf Club – Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

CSI has been retained by the Board of Governors to conduct a Management feasibility Study and Strategic Club Assessment to assist the Board with the management model and future planning for the Club.

The Vineyard Golf Club stands as a tribute to what can be accomplished through persistence, collaboration and creativity. Working hand in hand with Sheriff's Meadow Foundation, The MV Commission, naturalists and organic experts from around the world, Jeff Carlson and the Grounds Team have established, and continue to maintain, what is reputed to be the most environmentally-sensitive golf course in the world. The Vineyard Golf Club Foundation contributes generously to the Island community, supporting a wide range of charities-- from conservation, to housing, police, hospital and nursing. Two membership classes bring Island locals side by side with proprietary members.

In 2010 the initial group of developers moved on, leaving Club members to steward the future of this special parcel of land. For many, The Vineyard Golf Club has become a sort of oasis--a place members can unwind under island breezes and focus on the formidable challenge of Steel's Heathland-style course. Walking the course, with caddies at their side, in one of the oldest traditions of the game, players take in the gently rolling hills and scenic vistas and appreciate life and play in a way that is uniquely Martha's Vineyard.

Woods Hole Golf Club – Falmouth, Massachusetts

CSI has been retained by the Board of Governors to initially conduct a Strategic Club Assessment with recommendation to assist the Board with governance, management model and strategic planning needed for the future.  

Woods Hole was founded in 1899 with course architect Thomas Winton designing the original nine holes.  Over the next 20 years more land was acquired, a clubhouse was constructed overlooking Buzzards Bay and the course was expanded to 18 holes by Boston architects Wayne Stiles and John Van Kleek, affiliates of the famed Donald Ross. US Open Champion Francis Ouimet played the inaugural round on the new course in 1919, carding a score of 72. Since those early days, the club has hosted numerous US and Massachusetts Golf Association qualifying and championship events

Tennessee National Golf Club – Knoxville, Tennessee 

PNL Group, the new owners of Tennessee National which is a beautiful real estate development with a signature Greg Norman golf course retained CSI to conduct a Strategic Business Assessment.

The Legacy Golf Club – Phoenix, Arizona 

CSI was retained by Wyndham Vacation Ownership to perform an acquisition Assessment on the Legacy Golf Club in advance of their purchase of this golf resort property.  This timeshare golf resort property was one of 19 properties in a major acquisition by Wyndham and they needed professional assessment on the golf club since they are not actively in the golf or golf club business.  

The OK Corral Gun Club – Ocala, Florida

CSI was retained by the owners to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment and assist them with their long range planning to add new amenities.  We also conducted an executive search placing a General Manager.  The OK Corral Gun Club is South Central Florida's premier outdoor shooting and recreational facility just ten miles northeast of the City of Okeechobee. 

Country Club of Vermont – Waterbury Center, Vermont 

CSI was retained by the Board of Directors to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment and provide the Board with a roadmap for the future development of the Club and its Membership roster.  The Country Club of Vermont is one of the highest rated golf courses in the State and has an excellent reputation for the golf experience.  

The Plantation at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

CSI was retained to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment for the Board of Directors of this top level country and beach club.  The only private neighborhood in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida with just 555 homes and home sites, The Plantation offers home buyers the opportunity to select the style and size of house that is right for their family.  Based on the recommendations CSI was retained to conduct an executive search for a GM and provide the Board with input on governance, operations and strategic planning.

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club and Spa – Jupiter, Florida

CSI was retained by the Member Acquisition Committee to assist and facilitate a Member acquisition of the private club from the current owners RBF, LLC.  CSI has been involved since early 2011 working with the Acquisition Committee to develop a strategy and membership plan that would create a high level Member Owned private club managed by Ritz-Carlton with their “Gold Standard” level of service.  

Meridian Hills Country Club – Indianapolis, Indiana

CSI was retained to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment for the Board of Directors historic Member Owned private Club.  This beautiful and active Club dates back to 1923 and maintains the distinction of being the preferred private Club in Indianapolis.  Based on the results and recommendations of the Assessment the Board retained CSI to conduct a search for a GM that could help implement the GM/COO management model in this traditional private club.  CSI was also retained to develop Membership marketing and development business plan while assisting the Board revise their bylaws to provide for the more contemporary management/governance model.  CSI will also facilitate the development of a Strategic Plan for Meridian Hills Country Club.

Amelia National – Amelia Island, Florida

CSI was retained to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment for the developer of this spectacular country club community.  The entire experience of Amelia National is geared to those well acquainted with the world's finest private golf club destinations. A charming, French Provincial clubhouse will welcome you with a relaxing atmosphere of quality and elegance. Steeped in the traditions of the world's most renowned golf clubs, fine dining as well as the casual camaraderie of a 19th hole bar and grill will be accompanied by superlative service and fabulous views of the course and grounds.

Winchester Country Club – Sacramento, California  

CSI was retained by Wachovia bank to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment and recommendations for the future of Winchester Country Club. Based on our Assessment and recommendations we have been retained to provide management services for Winchester Country Club for Wells Fargo/Wachovia. This is a very affluent country club with a Robert Trent Jones Sr. and JR partnership championship golf course and magnificent clubhouse facilities in the foothills of northern California just north of Sacramento. The golf course is ranked as one of the best 25 in California. We have just completed reestablishing Winchester as a private country club following the foreclosure by the lenders that occurred over a year ago. We have formed a new Advisory Board of Governors and introduced a Founder Member offering to build the dues income of the club.

The Manor Golf and Country Club – Alpharetta, Georgia  

CSI was retained by Empire Financial Services to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment for the lenders. Based on the Assessment and business plan presented we have been retained by the Owners to provide management services for The Manor Golf and Country. This is a very affluent private country club with a Tom Watson designed championship golf course and three separate clubhouse and recreational buildings on the campus. The club boasts one of the finest member golf experiences in the market coupled with a beautiful and well equipped fitness center, indoor and outdoor JR Olympic swimming pools and indoor and outdoor tennis center. The clubhouse is a traditional yet upscale facility with beautiful member areas and a grand ballroom. The Manor is one of the finest and most complete new development country clubs in Atlanta. We began our management in March of 2010 and have formed a new Advisory Board of Governors and are implementing a new operating business strategy for the club.

Old Palm Golf Club – Palm Beach Gardens  

CSI was retained by ING Clarion to review the Club pro forma and strategy as they finalize the purchase of Old Palm Golf Club and real estate development. Old Palm is a private golf club where fairways are ribboned with water and hammocks of oaks and pine. A Raymond Floyd designed course offers all the challenge you will want as you choose your tee box. Golfers are escorted by some of the best trained caddies in the country and a no tee time policy assures members that they'll always have a game when they're ready to play. A legendary Scottish "bye hole" or 19th hole allows golfers to settle friendly wagers.  The Golf Studio, which features its own practice range, putting green and target green with bunkers, also sports the latest in digital swing analysis technology. 

Figure 8 Island Yacht Club – Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina  

CSI was retained by the Board of Directors of the Yacht Club to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment. This is a prestigious member owned yacht that is set on the beautiful Figure 8 Island surrounded by the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and the natural habitat of the intercostal water way. The club has a beautiful view of the surrounding water and natural habitat with docks, swimming pool, tennis courts and outstanding food and service. They enjoy fishing, boating, racing, and many other member events.

The Villa Grande Club at Porto Vista – Aventura, Florida  

CSI was retained by the Board of Directors of the POA/Club to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment. Porto Vita is recognized as the finest and most successful residential development community and private social and recreational Club in South Florida. The community and Club prides itself on providing the very highest quality amenities, services, and a variety of cultural and leisure activities in a comfortable, yet luxurious environment. By anticipating the desires and habits of every resident the community and Club assures friendly, personal and efficient service. Porto Vita is equally committed to providing its employees with a challenging, supportive and team-oriented work environment with opportunities for personal and career advancement.

CORE Club – New York, New York  

CSI was retained by the Transition Board and Ownership to conduct a Strategic Club Assessment. Based on the results of the Assessment and the recommendations offered, CSI was retained to assist with implementation of the plan. This unique club located on 55th street between 5th and 6th avenues offers a unique blend of business, social, and cultural activities to please the interest of all.

Shadow Wood Country Club – Bonita Springs, FL  

A world class private member owned country club boasting 54 holes of championship golf in the heart of the SW Florida Coastal area. Robert Cupp designed 36 of the holes and Arthur Hill designed the 18 hole at the Preserve. An outstanding tennis facility with 9 Har-Tru courts. Members have access to a beach club and many other features. CSI was hired to conduct a Food and Beverage analysis and conduct an executive search for their General Manager position.

The Surf Club – Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina  

CSI was retained by the Board of this traditional North Carolina Beach Club to conduct a Strategic Operations Assessment and help them with a new operating model, selection of a new General Manager to help implement the plans and recommendation made by CSI. Their new GM is in the process of implementing all facets of the plan and improvements developed for the Board.

Cape Fear Country Club – Wilmington, North Carolina  

CSI was retained by the Board of this private member owned club established in 1896 with a classic Donald Ross golf course and new clubhouse facility. CSI was retained to conduct a comprehensive Strategic Club Assessment and conduct a search for a new General Manger. We completed our agreement in January of 2010. They are now implementing the business plan we recommended with their new GM.

Bonita Bay Group Clubs

CSI completed a consulting relationship with three of the Bonita Bay Group Clubs to assist their Transition Boards with support for their equity conversion plans and negotiations. Our services were provided directly to the member boards in helping them fashion their strategies for a successful conversion. All three clubs completed very successful conversions and are now operating as member owned private clubs.

References provided on request.