BOCA RATON, Florida, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Andrews Country Club has been recognized as a Top Ten Healthiest Clubs of America by Prevo Health Solutions. St. Andrews exceled in providing healthy menu items to members and staff, accommodating health related needs and providing activities that leverage the amenities and facility. Private clubs must earn a score above 800 to qualify as one of America's Healthiest Clubs and St. Andrews CC achieved one of the Top Ten highest scores.
St. Andrews CC excels in providing healthier options during breakfast, lunch and dinner at any one of their four dining venues. Executive Chef, Stephen Viggiano works with Maureen Buchbinder, NuYou Nutrition Expert, to provide tasty salads that feature red quinoa, wild rice, barley, couscous, tabbouleh and hummus. For those avoiding wheat, Ezekiel®, gluten free white and "whole wheat" bread is offered as a substitution. At the salad station there many heart healthy options including nuts, avocado, grilled chicken and roasted turkey. The menus offer veggie burgers made from edamame, quinoa and egg whites and an omelet station where regular eggs, egg whites or Egg Beaters® are always available.
"We are proud to be named Top Ten of the Healthiest Clubs in America and to be recognized for our health conscious efforts," says Craig Martin, C.C.M., St. Andrews GM/C.O.O. "Our commitment to offering wellness programs, food choices and planned lectures needed to live a healthy lifestyle is just part of our brand promise to provide outstanding facilities, amenities, recreation and dining. We also offer a Wellness Program to our 280 professional team members which offers all the benefits necessary to attract and retain a healthy and dedicated staff."
Martin continued, "St. Andrews is committed to improving the well-being of every member and staff member and are looking to expand our farm-to-table offering of natural whole foods. A partnership with local farmers is being arranged to grow every food product used at St. Andrews."
St. Andrews recently opened a brand new 500 sq. ft. spin room and increased the size of the Fitness Center to just under 9,000 sq. ft. The spin room boasts top-of-the-line Star Trac Spin bikes with built in computers to track speed, heart rate, calories burned and distance completed.
About St. Andrews Country Club
St. Andrews Country Club of Boca Raton, a resident-only Platinum Club of America and a Distinguished Emerald Club of the World, ranked in the Top Ten of America's Healthiest Club's and internationally recognized for magnificent estate residences, recently completed $15 million renovations as part of a three-phase Club Improvement Plan. The Club features superior amenities, two 18-hole championship golf courses, including an Arnold Palmer Signature Design®. The club offers a comprehensive Golf Performance Center with indoor hitting bay, private practice area, V1 Digital Coaching System and FlightScope Launch Monitor® technologies, and a Callaway Golf® branded club fitting area. Aaron Krickstein, formerly ranked #6 in the world, oversees a full tennis program, 15 clay tennis courts, including a European red clay court. The Club also features a full service spa and fitness center and a 125,000 square foot completely remodeled Clubhouse with four unique restaurants. A brand new Recreation & Aquatic Center features three pools, poolside dining, Splash Club and state-of-the-art playground equipment and air-conditioned game room. St. Andrews is the home course to LPGA Touring Professional and resident Morgan Pressel. For more information, please visit www.standrewscc.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
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