Club Leaders Forum

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The preeminent industry publication and consulting source for Leaders in the Private Club Industry and Publisher of the most respected recognition for Country Clubs, Golf Clubs, City Clubs, Athletic Clubs and Yacht Clubs, the Platinum Clubs® of America and Platinum Clubs® of the World.

Platinum Clubs®

Platinum Clubs of America Platinum Clubs of the WorldClub Leaders Forum have conducted the pre-eminent recognition of Private Clubs in America for over 20 years – Platinum Clubs® of America. 2015 saw the second biennial election for Platinum Clubs® of the World, which has quickly established a position of great respect throughout the elite Private Clubs around the globe.

The 2015 Platinum Clubs® of the World, represents the standard of Excellence for the finest Private Golf and Country Clubs around the globe. Utilizing the Platinum Clubs of the World Six Criteria, the Platinum Clubs of the World Panel completed their confidential Ballot consisting of 630 Clubs from 58 Countries.Congratulations to the newly elected Top 100 Platinum Clubs® of the World and the 75 Candidates for Platinum status in 2017.

Private Club Assessments

Club Leaders Forum offers onsite evaluations for both US and World Clubs by utilizing the Platinum Clubs selection criteria.

Who benefits from an Assessment?

  • Clubs seeking Platinum Clubs of America recognition in 2016
  • Clubs seeking Platinum Clubs of the World recognition in 2017
  • Clubs that wish to improve their Platinum Ranking
  • Clubs that would like to benchmark against Excellence
  • Managers who wish to focus their Board on Strategic Goals

“The Club Leaders Forum Assessment was an incredibly
valuable experience for Hillcrest Country Club; the process was
extremely thorough – touching on every area of our operation.”
Miles Tucker, GM

Click here for information about US Assessments
Click here for information about World Assessments



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