Amateur Golf Tournament to Host $200,000 Buy-In Event

By | May 27, 2008

The World Series of Golf plans to host a tournament for amateurs next year in Las Vegas that will cost $200,000 to enter and offer a $1.5 million payout for the winner.   Play would follow the format of the World Series of Golf, which debuted last year. This year’s event, with a $10,000 entry […]

Kalahari Water Resort Offers $40 Gas Cards to Lure Tourists

By | May 27, 2008

As gas prices threaten to keep tourists away from resorts this summer, Kalahari Waterpark Resort, with locations in the Wisconsin Dells and in Sandusky, Ohio, are hoping the lure of free gas will help bring them in.   In a promotion that started this week, customers who arrive on a Sunday or Monday and stay […]


Michael Pelton Named GM at Battle Creek CC

By | May 27, 2008

After a week on the job and with summer weather on its way, Michael Pelton is ready to get into the swing of things as the new General Manager of the Battle Creek (Md.) Country Club.   Pelton has worked at or on a golf course for most of his life, starting at the Kent […]


Emerald Greens Golf Resort & CC Adds Spa, Fitness Center

By | May 23, 2008

Emerald Greens Golf Resort & Country Club in Tampa, Fla., is proud to announce the opening of its Oasis Day Spa & Fitness Center. The Oasis Building will be open to members and resort guests. The Fitness Center will feature cardio equipment, strength training units, free weights, personal training, group classes, and more. The Day […]


North Shore CC Names Swiss-Hotel Exec as GM

By | May 23, 2008

After an exhaustive search for a new General Manager, North Shore Country Club in Glen Head, N.Y., has announced its decision to hire Ben Ghesquiere.   Ghesquiere brings extensive international experience to the North Shore management team. Subsequent to graduating with a Hotel Management degree from the Glion Hotel School in Switzerland in 1993 (often […]


OB Sports To Manage Signature Golf Club

By | May 23, 2008

  Colorado Springs development group Morley Companies Family Development, LLP has selected OB Sports Golf Management to manage the new Signature Golf Club in Fountain, Colo. The project started with the acquisition of the former Appletree golf course and additional surrounding acreage in the spring of 2006 by Morley Companies. The course was then closed […]