The Breakers Gets a Break for Course Renovation Work

By | June 19, 2018

The famed Palm Beach, Fla. luxury beachfront resort hired Rees Jones for a redesign project on what is believed to be the oldest actively used golf course in the state, originally laid out in 1897. But the project that began in April lost over 1,300 construction hours due to excessive rain, leading to an appeal […]

Worcester (Mass.) Club Elects First Woman President

By | June 19, 2018

Moira Moynihan-Manoog, a Principal at a local financial firm, will head the 130-year-old private social club. The new President remembers when she and her sister and mother had to enter the club through a “back door,” but is now focused on “transforming the club into a sustainable entity that will be relevant for generations to […]

Alameda (Calif.)’s Corica Park South to Open June 22

By | June 19, 2018

The grand opening is the culmination of a three-year project led by architect Rees Jones and Marc Logan, Chief Agronomist of Greenway Golf. The course has been designed to be one of the U.S.’s most environmentally friendly public facilities while also offering an affordable opportunity to experience design elements of famed Australian courses such as […]

Haggin Oaks GC Rolls Out New Food Truck

By | June 19, 2018

“The Hangout” is now open for business at its permanent location on the Sacramento, Calif. facility’s driving range, offering a completely different menu than the property’s MacKenzie’s Sports Bar and Grille. The food truck’s menu features made-to-order items including burgers, sandwiches and shareables. Golfers and foodies in the Sacramento, Calif. area can now find a […]

Club Owner Buys Third Course—To Either Farm It or Sell It

By | June 19, 2018

Stan Richards, owner of Albany GC and Blackford GC in Indiana, has purchased Lakeview Greens GC in Eaton, Ind., but work now being done on the 54-year-old rural property indicates it is either being plowed under for agriculture or to prepare it for housing development. Richards told a local newspaper he will either farm or […]

Garden City (N.Y.) GC Stands Firm by Male-Only ‘Tradition’

By | June 18, 2018

The presence of the U.S. Open on Long Island prompted a new spotlight to be shined on the male-only membership policy of the club that first opened in 1899. “As a private club, any rule change must be voted on by its membership,” said club President Brian Nelsen when contacted for a statement. “Although our […]