Tag Archives: club membership

Difference Between Club and Hotel Management Agreements

Often, a club management agreement reads exactly like a hotel management agreement, with the word “hotel” changed to “club.” This should not be the case. Clubs have unique characteristics that should be considered in drafting a club management agreement. 1. If the club is a member-owned club, it is not a profit-seeking business. As a … Continue Reading

Claremont Club Case: It’s Not Just Dodgeball

Lotz vs. Claremont Club, Court of Appeals, Division 2, California (August 15, 2013) This decision illustrates both the general risk of club liability when liability waivers are unclear and when a club does not follow its written management policies and the unique risk of club liability when a club offers child care. In this case, … Continue Reading

BE OUR GUEST, MAYBE

Club management’s challenge in structuring a guest policy is balancing competing interests reflected in the following hypothetical comments: Member A: “I acquired my membership so I can play golf with my friends, so don’t restrict me from playing with them.” Member B:  “Member A has played golf with the same guy 10 times.  His friend … Continue Reading
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