The Pittsford, N.Y., property will play host to the 50-and-over Champions Tour event in May 2019. Between 1995 and through 2023, Oak Hill will have hosted one Ryder Cup (1995), two Senior PGAs (2008, 2019) and three PGA Championships (2003, 2013, 2023).
Tom Watson, who developed his own game playing on the former Santa Fe Hills executive course in the city as a youth, says his new “Watson 9” in Maryville, Mo. is being “well-utilized,” especially by junior players. The Sykes/Lady Overland Park Golf Club par-3 has become “more popular recently,” reports General Manager Curt Nelson, thanks in part to a new unlimited-play-pass program.
Jack Nicklaus spoke to the media about the golf course at The Greenbrier Sporting Club in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., which he is co-designing with Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino. The designers have a goal of making the 7,600-yard layout versatile enough to immediately host a major championship but still be “very playable for the average person.”
Few details are available about the planned golf course at The Greenbrier Sporting Club in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., other than the names of the four legendary co-designers and that it will be private. A name for the golf course and a completion date have not been determined.
The timing of the announcement coincides with the launch of a new series of print, broadcast and web ads featuring the popular golfing legend that will begin to run during this week’s Ryder Cup.
The club on Florida’s panhandle was closed for four years before it was purchased by developer Brian DeMaria for $1.5 million. He now plans “a destination retail and entertainment resort” that may or may not include golf.