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 […]


$8M Renovation Underway at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort

By | August 24, 2017

The Naples, Fla., property’s updates will be unveiled in the fall, including new guestrooms in the Gulf Tower, a redesigned lobby, and a new look for its Baleen restaurant. The current renovation is part of a property-wide refresh, as the resort recently completed a $60 million project in December 2016. LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort […]


The Club at Mediterra Plans $12M Clubhouse Expansion

By | May 26, 2017

Members have approved the project, which will see the first phase of work in summer 2018 and the second in summer 2019. The project will add 23,895 sq. ft. to the clubhouse and renovate 7,164 sq. ft. of existing space, adding an outdoor covered dining area, expanding the ballroom, and upgrading and expanding the lower level for staff needs.