Ariz. GM advances club with balance and old-school values

10/22/2013 |

Bob Jones of Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., recently received the Excellence in Club Management award from Club & Resort Business Magazine for consistently growing revenue at the 8,000-acre club of six golf courses, several clubhouses and pro shops, 10 foodservice locations, and fitness, aquatics and tennis facilities for the past 16 years. He attributes his success to traditional values and the lessons his father taught him. "Something for everyone, and balance in what you offer, is the name of the game in today’s club business," Jones said. "You have to do all you can so people don’t stay in their homes, or go elsewhere, because you’re not offering all that they need."

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