New TPC Scottsdale Champions Course reworks Desert Course

By | June 8, 2007

Twenty years after its inception, the Desert Course at TPC Scottsdale is being completely rebuilt under the direction of golf course architect Randy Heckenkemper – who served as part of Tom Weiskopf’s original design team in 1987. The project was initiated by PGA TOUR Golf Course Properties in collaboration with the City of Scottsdale to […]

Summer Junior Golf Camp Launched At Tour Academy Scottsdale

By | June 5, 2007

TPC Scottsdale to host TOUR Academy Junior Summer Camp program. TOUR Academy at the TPC Scottsdale is hosting a TOUR Academy Junior Summer Camp program. This is the first junior summer program offered by the TOUR Academy at TPC Scottsdale since opening this past January. Camps will be led by seasoned golfer and Head Instructor […]


By | June 2, 2007

Clubs & ResortsHamilton Farm Golf Club has hired Ray Viera as Director of Grounds. Viera previously worked for Four Streams Golf Club. Adam Foegen has been promoted to Director of Golf Operations of Tennessee National Golf Community. Foegen held the title of Head Golf Professional at Tennessee National since August, 2006. SuppliersFrank Warden has been […]

Delegates at First-ever Global Spa Summit Cite Labor Shortage as Top Industry Challenge

By | June 1, 2007

A shortage of high-quality, trained labor, including spa managers and directors, aestheticians, and therapists, is the major challenge facing the global spa industry today, according to a survey of more than 160 world spa and wellness industry leaders who attended the first-ever Global Spa Summit earlier this week in New York. The three-day, invitation-only gathering, held […]

Weather Keeps Rounds Down

By | June 1, 2007

The year-to-date figure (-9.0%) is the worst performance for the same time period in the past three years, but better summer weather can still make up the deficit. In fact, if rounds remain flat the rest of the year, 2007 would finish down only 1.9%.