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.
The Resort at La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio has closed for extensive renovations that are expected to be complete by late October, with a reopening scheduled for November 1. Earthwork and shaping is underway at the new South Course at Arcadia (Mich.) Bluffs, and the course is expected to open in 2019.
Under the proposal, $6.4 million would be spent to update the A.W. Tillinghast-designed golf course, removing 350 trees to make way for redesigned greens, tee boxes and vistas. The club is also proposing a $4.4 million upgrade to the clubhouse, including a larger bar and grill and a new pool. Member voting on the project will be tabulated on May 25.
The $800,000 project at the Naples, Fla., property began on May 15 and is expected to be complete by mid-October. Over 50 acres of rough will be replaced using Celebration grass, major drainage systems will be installed, bunkers will be updated, landing areas on fairways and approaches will be reshaped, and cart paths will be updated.
The property hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 17 to highlight its new 2,200-sq. ft. recreational pool, kiddie pool, and outdoor event pavilion that includes an outdoor bar and fire pit.
The $2.5 million facility in Bedford, Pa., will debut next month, with a grand opening celebration scheduled for June 9. The clubhouse will feature Tillie’s, a new dining option named after A.W. Tillinghast with a bar, fireside lounge, and outdoor terrace, as well as a relocated pro shop.