Club of the Year Award

NEW THIS YEAR Please note all nominations must be submitted in this TEMPLATE.
(note: a powerpoint template will download)

Details and instructions are in the notes sections. 
This award is presented to a CMAC-affiliated club that has shown significant innovation, leadership, and social responsibility in the club management profession.
One winner may be selected from each of the following three (3) categories determined by total annual revenues:
  • small size club (total revenues under $2M)
  • medium size club (total revenues $2-5M)
  • large size club (total revenues over $5M)
Please indicate which club size category you are nominating. 


  • Community Involvement – has made a difference in its community by its involvement in a cause or project
  • Environmental Stewardship – has developed a procedure or an idea that had a measurable impact on the environment
  • Hosting an Exceptional Event – has hosted or will be hosting a national or international event (e.g. The Canadian Open, the International Federation of Disabled Sailing World Championships, World Junior Curling Championship, CIBC National Cricket League, Canadian Masters Badminton Championships, etc.)
  • Leadership Development – has been instrumental in developing professional leaders within its staff
  • CMAC Contribution – has hosted a CMAC event (e.g. club tour, golf tournament, president’s dinner, etc.) at its facility; or
  • Club Management Competencies – has achieved exceptional success in at least one of the following core competencies: Club Governance; Interpersonal Skills; Leadership; Accounting; Finance; and Data Analytics, External Governmental Influences; Human and Professional Resources; Membership and Marketing; Facilities Management; Food and Beverage; Golf, Sports, Recreation, and Wellness; Information Technology


  • A Letter of Support from the club’s president endorsing the nomination and may include information from stakeholders (e.g. provincial or national sports associations, community leagues, charitable organizations, government officials, etc.)

2023 Club of The Year (Large Category) - London Hunt & Country Club

Jon Nusink, CCM, CCE, and Michael Hearse, CCM receiving the award presented by Chris Serré (2023 Awards Committee Chair), David Main (CMAC Past President), and Suzanne Godbehere (CMAC CEO).

2023 Club of The Year (Medium Category) - Brampton Golf Club

Boris Uvakov and Greg Allworth receiving the award presented by Chris Serré (2023 Awards Committee Chair), David Main (CMAC Past President), and Suzanne Godbehere (CMAC CEO).

Year Small Medium Large
2023   Brampton Golf Club

London Hunt & Country Club

2022     Ontario Racquet Club
2020   Cedar Brae Golf Club Terminal City Club
2019   Southwood Golf & Country Club Islington Golf Club
2018   Camelot Golf & Country Club

Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club

Royal Vancouver Yacht Club

2017    Royal Victoria Yacht Club  Victoria Golf Club
2016    The Kelowna Yacht Club  The Glencoe Club
2015 Miramichi Golf & Country Club    Oakdale Golf & Country Club
2014    Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron  The National Club
2013    Muskoka Lakes Golf & Country Club  Hamilton Golf & Country Club
2012    The Beaconsfield Golf Club  
2011 Calgary Curling Club  The Granite Golf Club  The Scarboro Golf & Country Club