Champions GC Steps Up to Host U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship

By | November 10, 2017

After Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla., was ravaged by Hurricane Irma, the Houston, Texas club stepped in to be the site of the USGA event, which begins November 11. Champions Golf Club sustained 30 inches of rain from Hurricane Harvey in August, but the water subsided quickly. When Hurricane Irma ravaged Florida in […]


Friday Filmfest: Escaped Lizard Captured at TwinEagles Club

By | November 10, 2017

Poseidon, a five-year-old Asian water lizard, escaped his enclosure, which had been damaged by Hurricane Irma, three weeks ago. After being notified by the Naples, Fla., club’s employees of sightings, owner Kevin Hennings captured the reptile using frozen chicken. After escaping his enclosure three weeks ago, Poseidon, the five-year-old Asian water lizard was reunited with his owner, […]


South Carolina, Florida Courses Up and Running After Hurricane Irma

By | September 20, 2017

While most golf properties are now open or reopening within the next week, the front nine and pump house are submerged in saltwater at Country Club of Charleston (S.C.), while TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., saw 18 inches of rain and 200 downed trees, and Worthington Golf Club in Bonita Springs, Fla., is 60% […]


Golf Properties Report on Post-Hurricane Cleanup

By | September 14, 2017

Many properties in Florida, including The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, The River Club and Legacy Golf Club in Bradenton, and Crosswinds GC in Savannah, Ga., have reopened following minimal damage from Hurricane Irma. The Wilderness at Lake Jackson (Texas) showed creative thinking in preparation for Hurricane Harvey by positioning its equipment on elevated points […]


USGA Postpones Women’s Mid-Amateur at Quail Creek CC

By | September 13, 2017

Heavy rain in August had already affected preparations for the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at the Naples, Fla., property, which was scheduled for October 7-12, but Hurricane Irma ultimately forced the tournament to be postponed. No rescheduled date has yet been established. The first United States Golf Association event in Collier County will have to […]


Comfort Zones

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Updating interior furnishings is the icing on the cake for extensive renovations and redesigns at club and resort properties. Take a seat and lend an ear: Creating a comfortable space that is conducive to socializing and extended visits has become a must for any club or resort property. While newly expanded facilities are important for […]