YTD Rounds Still Up Despite Slow August

By | October 1, 2006

The figures below show the percent change in rounds played in Aug. 2006 vs. Aug. 2005, and for the year to date.   AUG YTD Private clubs 0.1% 1.6% Public courses — Premium (above $70) -4.1% 0.0% — Standard ($40 to $70) 0.8% 1.7% — Value (below $40) -1.3% 1.4% Total public courses -1.0% 1.3% […]

Jack Nicklaus Designs First Course in Chile

By | September 4, 2006

The view of the Osorno Volcano from the Patagonia Virgin Frutillar Golf & Resort site. Jack Nicklaus and Jaime Said, President and Founder of Patagonia Virgin Frutillar Golf & Resort, have signed an agreement to bring the first Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course to the Republic of Chile. The official signing was a significant step […]


Camp Creek Transitions from Public to Private; Offers Caddie Program

By | September 1, 2006

Camp Creek Golf Club, an awardwinning, Tom Fazio design located along Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, has transitioned from public to private this summer, with restricted play for members and resort guests beginning Labor Day. Under the privatization plan, play at Camp Creek is limited to club members and their guests, guests of the WaterColor Inn […]


Pawleys Plantation Among The “Best Of The South”

By | September 1, 2006

Pawleys Plantation in Pawleys Island, S.C., has been judged one of the best meeting facilities in the Southern U.S., Caribbean and Yucatan Peninsula for 2006 by readers of Meetings South magazine. The prestigious “Best of the South” awards for 2006 will be published in the magazine’s September issue.


Supplier Briefs

By | September 1, 2006

Jacobsen Sells Commercial Grounds Care Product Lines Textron Inc. recently announced that its Jacobsen business unit has sold its commercial grounds care product lines to Commercial Grounds Care, Inc., an affiliate of Schiller-Pfeiffer, Inc., located in Southampton, Pa. The transaction closed on August 18 with undisclosed terms. The sale of the commercial grounds care product […]


People in the News

By | September 1, 2006

Clubs and Resorts Mark Sollenberger has been named Director of Villa Sales and Golf Memberships for The Grand Del Mar in Del Mar, Calif., near San Diego. In his new position, Sollen-berger will also take charge of new memberships for the 380-acre Grand Golf Club, the property’s championship private golf course. Mark Schwantner has been […]