Plane Crash at TPC Scottsdale (Ariz.) Kills 6

By | April 11, 2018

A small airplane crashed on the property’s Champions Course on April 9, killing everyone on board. The Piper PA24 aircraft crashed and caught fire shortly after takeoff from Scottsdale Airport, and the accident is under investigation. A small airplane crashed on April 9 on the TPC Scottsdale (Ariz.) Champions Course and police have confirmed that six people were killed, USA […]

Arizona Golf Facilities Focus on Fun to Broaden Appeal

By | February 6, 2018

Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club in Gold Canyon, Ariz., and the Golf Club of Estrella in Goodyear, Ariz., are among the golf properties attempting to attract children, families, women and friends of regular golfers through activities such as croquet tournaments, craft-beer tasting events, and free equipment rentals for children. With fewer people playing the game than […]

Former Troon CC Employees Arrested for Cart Barn Thefts

By | February 5, 2018

Two men who had been fired from the Scottsdale, Ariz. club in May 2017 were arrested after allegedly stealing golf clubs worth over $10,000 following a break-in that involved cutting the cart barn’s lock. They were caught on video and identified by a club employee. It was the second theft in the past seven months.

Arizona, Texas Properties Plan Multimillion-Dollar Course Renovations

By | January 4, 2018

The Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course at Desert Highlands Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., will undergo a $7 million project that will replace the irrigation system, upgrade cart paths, and replace bunkers. Forest Creek Golf Club in Round Rock, Texas will rebuild all 18 greens, create an optional 19th hole, renovate the driving range and […]

GCSAA Announces Environmental Leaders in Golf Winners

By | December 22, 2017

Anthony L. Williams, CGCS, Director of Golf and Landscape Operations of TPC Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club in Irving, Texas, has been chosen as the Overall and National Private recipient, while Jay Neunsinger of Boundary Oak Golf Course in Walnut Creek, Calif., is the National Public course winner, and Scott Main, CGCS, Mauna Kea […]

The CC at DC Ranch Approves $8.5M Project

By | December 19, 2017

The Scottsdale, Ariz., property will add a new fitness center, group exercise rooms, golf fitness facility, resort-style pool, casual indoor dining room, poolside bar, “tween” room, expanded kid’s playroom, expanded ladies lounge, and larger kitchen. Work on the new facility will begin in summer 2018. The Country Club at DC Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz.,  has […]