Greens at Jamestown (R.I.) GC Damaged by Effluent Chemicals

By | November 16, 2017

The sodium hypochlorite used to treat the effluent that irrigates the golf course is resulting in a buildup of sodium concentrate on the greens. Options for the golf course include bypassing the second dose of the chemical, improving the golf course’s drainage systems, and opening a secondary water source for the greens. While the town […]

Sea Pines Resort to Build Pete Dye Room

By | November 16, 2017

The Hilton Head Island, S.C., resort has begun construction of the multi-media exhibit in its Harbour Town clubhouse. Scheduled to open in February 2018, the exhibit will feature a Smithco bunker rake, a life-size image of Dye using a transit, videos, a mini-documentary, interactive sand table, and more. Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head Island, […]


Guest-Only Lounges Latest Trend for Hotels, Resorts

By | November 16, 2017

Hotels and resorts are creating exclusive bar and lounge spaces that are only available to registered guests. “By offering overnighters the option of a guest-only lounge, hotels and resorts are differentiating themselves from other properties in the area,” says Alisha Prakash, editor for Oyster.com. Hotels are in a never ending hospitality battle to attract more […]


Sea Island (Ga.) Resort Plans $25M Project

By | November 15, 2017

The Lodge at Sea Island will add six new cottages, a Golf Performance Center, an oceanfront pool, poolhouse, and a new putting course. Updates will begin in December with work expected to be complete by November 2018, and the following month, the property’s Plantation Course will undergo a full renovation. Sea Island (Ga.) Resort has announced […]


Fitler Club in Philadelphia to Open in 2019

By | November 15, 2017

The private lifestyle club will set up shop on the lower levels of a building that is being renovated to house Aramark’s new headquarters. The 75,000-sq. ft. facility will feature 14 hotel rooms, 10,000-sq. ft. of event space, bowling lanes, billiards, co-working space, private movie theater, and a 20,000-sq. ft. fitness center with an indoor […]


City to Sell Boca Raton (Fla.) Municipal GC for $65M

By | November 15, 2017

The 190-acre property just outside the city limits will be sold to GL Homes, which will now start assessing the property and planning future development. The golf course will stay open for up to a year pending the land deal’s closing. Boca Raton, Fla., will sell its 190-acre Boca Raton Municipal Golf Course to GL […]