Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa Plans $70M Renovation

By | July 21, 2017

The Austin, Texas property plans to begin work on the project this fall, with completion set for 2019. The first phase will demolish a parking garage, event pavilion and pro shop, while the second phase will build a new hotel tower, conference center, restaurant, and event lawn. The 309-room Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa […]

DuPont CC Officially Up for Sale

By | July 21, 2017

Nearly seven months after DuPont announced its intent to sell it, the Wilmington, Del., property is officially on the market at an undisclosed price. The sale will be contingent upon the new owner promising to maintain the property as a club and upgrading the property. DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, Del., has officially hit the […]

County Not Off the Hook for Flooding on Jones Creek GC

By | July 21, 2017

A Georgia federal judge ruled that Columbia County, Ga., can’t escape claims over its alleged contribution to flooding on the Evans, Ga., golf course. Jones Creek Investors LLC alleges that the county’s neglect of a barren property adds significant runoff to a tributary that prompts flooding when it rains. A Georgia federal judge on July […]

Ocean Edge Resort & GC Plans Temporary Dorms for Workers

By | July 21, 2017

The Brewster, Mass., property is proposing a plan to build temporary workforce housing consisting of seven modular homes and a common dining, laundry, and recreation area. About 240 of the property’s summer employees are students from foreign countries working on temporary visas. Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club in Brewster, Mass., has proposed construction of […]

Retiree Collects Over 22,000 Errant Golf Balls

By | July 21, 2017

Steve Stolarik started hunting for golf balls two years ago using a black light, and he transforms damaged balls into golf ball animals or flowers, while giving the useable ones to golfers who are just starting out. Retired Ohio State Highway Patrolman Steve Stolarik has amassed a golf ball collection well in excess of 22,000 balls—and […]

The Club at Wynstone Relaunched as “Friendly, Inclusive”

By | July 20, 2017

The North Barrington, Ill., property, which opened in 1989 as Wynstone Golf Club, is now under the ownership of nine families that are working to make the club a “respectful, family-centered environment.” The investors paid off $6 million in debt as part of a deal with equity members, and 70 new members have been added […]