Salishan Spa and Golf Resort “Crafts Next Era”

By | February 24, 2017

Under new leadership, the Gleneden Beach, Ore., property recently completed a multimillion-dollar renovation that updated all 205 guest rooms and public spaces throughout the resort, including new furniture, paint and accessories. The resort is also enhancing its culinary experience, with a new chef and dining concept to be revealed in the coming weeks.

Clubhouse, Course Renovations Unveiled at Silver Creek Valley CC

By | February 24, 2017

The San Jose, Calif., property doubled the size of its first-floor kitchen, added both indoor and outdoor seating in the family dining area, expanded and renovated the bar area, and updated locker room lounges. The interior of the 32,500-sq. ft. clubhouse was repainted, and all common areas have new flooring, window treatments and furnishings.

Tumwater Valley GC Focuses on Junior Golf Development

By | February 24, 2017

For the past three seasons, the First Tee program at the Tumwater, Wash., golf course has averaged 400 youth participants. The club now offers a weekly Junior Golf League, PGA Junior League, the Valley Golf Academy for player development, and the O Bee Junior Open Golf Tournament.

Oak Meadows GC Renamed, Renovated

By | February 24, 2017

The $16.8 million transformation of the public Addison, Ill., golf course, now named The Preserve at Oak Meadows, reduced the number of holes from 27 to 18 with improved stormwater management, greater water quality in Salt Creek, and enhanced habitat for fish and other aquatic species.

Hamilton, Ohio Golf Courses to Benefit from Closures

By | February 24, 2017

Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown, Ohio and Vista Verde Golf Club in Liberty Township, Ohio both closed last year, and neighboring Twin Run Golf Course is lowering its rates as incentive for players to check out the course. The city of Hamilton has also purchased equipment from the shuttered properties to benefit both Twin Run and Potter’s Park Golf Course.

ClubCorp Reports Sixth Consecutive Year of Record Revenue

By | February 23, 2017

For 2016, ClubCorp’s revenue increased $35.6 million to $1.1 billion, up 3.4%. Same-store clubs revenue increased $18.8 million to $1 billion, up 1.9%, driven by increases in dues (up 3.1%) and food-and-beverage (up 2.4%), while new clubs opened or acquired in 2015 and 2016 contributed $51.3 million in revenue.