Wetland Permit for Kohler’s New Course Approved

By | January 18, 2018

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved the first of several permits that will be needed for the new course to be built by the creators of Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run, even as an array of potential environmental impacts from the project were detailed. Kohler has agreed to create wetlands in other parts of the area and to contribute $200,000 towards restoration work.

Clubs Face Lawsuits Over Workplace Violations, Noisy Greens Fans

By | January 18, 2018

Biltmore Forest Country Club in Asheville, N.C. has been sued by a former employee of its Men’s Grill and by its current golf shop manager over allegations of discrimination based on disability and age and other violations. Residents who live near The Kansas City Country Club have filed an action against the club over the noise created by the greens fans that are run during especially hot periods to help fight fungus and other turf damage.


The Governors Club Pursues Master Improvement Plan

By | January 18, 2018

In conjunction with KemperSports, the Brentwood, Tenn. property has completed projects that include a renovated bath house, resurfaced tennis courts, new walking trails with enhanced water features, and lighting and landscape enhancements.


Legendary Run GC Put on Market for $2.4M

By | January 17, 2018

Owner Mike McCaw hopes to identify a new owner for the Cincinnati, Ohio property by summer, but is still preparing the Arthur Hills-designed course for the 2018 season. The club is surrounded by a community of over 600 homes and a conservation easement would prohibit its sale for further home development.


Rezoning Planned for Country Club of Poconos

By | January 17, 2018

The property in East Stroudsburg, Pa. with an 18-hole golf course and the Whispering Pines Banquet Hall was bought by Middle Smithfield Township in 2010, as part of a $2 million deal to acquire unused sewer capacity. Yearly losses under township ownership have been cut from more than $800,000 to less than $150,000, but supervisors feel cost-reduction efforts have plateaued and that part of the property should now be rezoned for commercial use, to enhance chances of a sale.