The University of Texas GC to Unveil “Spieth Lower 40”

By | August 22, 2017

The Austin, Texas facility has worked with former Longhorn Jordan Spieth to develop the six-hole, par-3 short course. Members will be able to listen to music while playing the layout, which will open in September. The University of Texas (UT) Golf Club in Austin, Texas has worked with former Longhorn Jordan Spieth to develop the […]

KSL Capital Partners, Aspen Skiing Acquire Deer Valley Resort

By | August 22, 2017

The partnership between the two companies, which remains unnamed, is North America’s second-largest player in the ski resort world, and the latest purchase is a direct challenge to Vail Resorts, the world’s largest resort operator. The companies are not planning any major changes for the Park City, Utah resort. The partnership between Aspen Skiing and KSL […]


Forest Lake CC Admits First African-American Member

By | August 22, 2017

Ashleigh Wilson, 31, is the Columbia, S.C., club’s first black member in its 90-year history. The club has been the recipient of negative publicity for not having any African-American members, including in January when Governor Henry McMaster refused to give up his membership to the then-whites-only club. After years of sporadic controversy over its 90-year […]


The Hermitage Club “Building Back Momentum”

By | August 22, 2017

Following state permit struggles, an unseasonably warm winter in 2015, and seeking tax relief from the city, the Wilmington, Vt., property is focusing on “right-sizing our debt and equity structure” as it moves forward with a master plan that includes 93 additional units. With state permit struggles and the unseasonably warm winter of 2015 behind […]


14 Charities Cancel Events at Mar-a-Lago Club

By | August 21, 2017

Nonprofits that use the Palm Beach, Fla., club’s ballrooms for fundraisers have canceled events at the property in the past five days in response to President Donald Trump’s controversial remarks about a “Unite the Right” demonstration in Charlottesville, Va. In the last five days, since President Donald Trump said there were “fine people” among those marching […]


Warner Springs (Calif.) Ranch Gets Golf Course Refresh

By | August 21, 2017

Golfer Johnny Miller and his sons have signed on to make upgrades to the 18-hole championship golf course, lengthening it from 6,775 yards to 7,700 yards, updating bunkering, rebuilding one green, and adding water features. At Warner Springs (Calif.) Ranch in San Diego’s backcountry, golfer Johnny Miller and his sons, Andy and John Jr., have […]