We Are Golf, LPGA Women’s Network Launch #inviteHER Campaign

By | September 21, 2018

The initiative seeks to improve the percentage of American women playing golf, currently at only 24% of all golfers, by encouraging female participation through the “power of invitation.” We Are Golf, a coalition of golf-industry organizations, has joined with the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Women’s Network to launch a new campaign, #inviteHER, designed to […]

As Hurricane Florence Moves Out, Myrtle Beach Courses Bounce Back

By | September 21, 2018

Clubs along the region’s Grand Strand should be nearly at full strength with approximately 90 courses, including 80 that are open to the public, reopening by September 22nd. But rising rivers still threatened some in the area. In Florence, S.C., The Country Club of South Carolina experienced flooding worse than Hurricane Matthew in 2016, after […]


Township Considers Conservation Easement for Reading (Pa.) CC

By | September 21, 2018

Supervisors voted 4-0 on September 18th to investigate the feasibility of placing a conservation easement on the property. The move would preserve the historic site and protect it from development. The plan would then be to sell the property to a new owner, who would assume all financial risks. In August, C&RB reported on how supervisors […]


Friday Filmfest: The Extra “Perk” at North Star GC

By | September 21, 2018

For the past two decades, methane gas bubbles that are thought to be caused by the permafrost thaw have been popping up at certain times of the year on the Fairbanks, Alaska property. In addition to having fun stepping on the spongy surface, as shown in this video, golfers regularly poke the bubbles with tees […]


Merger Creates New Tennessee Grasslands G&CC

By | September 20, 2018

The new club in Gallatin, Tenn., a Nashville suburb, was created by combining the clubs at Fairvue Plantation and Foxland Harbor Golf and Country Club. Residents of those communities as well as non-resident members will now have access to two 18-hole golf courses, two pools, two clubhouses and other recreational activities on Old Hickory Lake. […]


New Owners Want to Expand Versatility of Ponderosa Springs GC

By | September 20, 2018

The Coeur d’Alene, Idaho property has existed since 1967 with a nine-hole, par-3, 12-acre course that includes a scenic pond (and sometimes a bathing moose). Its lodge is being renovated with a full kitchen and a water feature will be added. The property also offers night golf and baseball and softball batting cages. Ponderosa Springs […]