Improvements Approved for Rye GC

By | March 27, 2017

The course that was initially designed for only 10,000 rounds a year has seen as many as 30,000 recently, prompting the need for greens work, walk-bridge repairs and the creation of a new practice green and tee area, among other projects. The $825,000 cost will be funded by a $2.5 million settlement received from a pesticide distributor after misapplications damaged the course’s greens in 2015.

Paige Spiranac to Team With Golf Technology Startup

By | March 27, 2017

The aspiring LPGA golfer who has developed a huge social-media fan base and is described “one of golf’s most popular yet polarizing personalities” will appear in television commercials as a brand ambassador for 18Birdies, an app targeted to Millenials that lets users connect with friends, run individual and team competitions, track round histories and player statistics, and also features a GPS rangefinder with more than 30,000 courses worldwide.

Golf Course in Kentucky Resort Park to Close

By | March 27, 2017

The Kentucky Tourism Art and Heritage Cabinet has announced that it will close the golf course at Carter Caves State Resort Park in Olive Hill, Ky. on April 2 and look at “alternative recreational uses” for the property. The state park system had sought proposals for private management of the course, but didn’t receive any.

New Owners Pay $1.985M for Springfield CC

By | March 24, 2017

The Hannoush brothers and attorney Raipher D. Pellegrino have purchased the West Springfield, Mass., property. All of the new owners are longtime members who want to preserve the golf course and are in the process of improving the facilities, with interior renovations to the clubhouse underway.