At the management firm’s annual awards dinner, The Country Club of St. Albans (Mo.) was named Facility of the Year, and James Fitzsimmons, General Manager of The Governors Club in Brentwood, Tenn., earned the James R. Seeley Award at General Manager of the Year. Joe Smith of Swenson Park Golf Course and Van Buskirk Golf Course in Stockton, Calif. was given the Emil Esposito Golf Professional of the Year Award, and Jason Pierce of Heron Glen Golf Course in Ringoes, N.J. was named Superintendent of the Year.
The facility overlooks the golf courses at The Country Club of St. Albans, and serves as a private event and boutique lodging destination, featuring a European-style bed and breakfast named The Studio Inn, Old Barn Inn cottages, and indoor and outdoor dining and bar space named the Head’s Store. KemperSports has been selected by ownership […]
It may not be possible to completely eradicate disease and other threats from golf course greens, but superintendents have a number of available resources to keep them at bay.
Thinking beyond the pool walls boosts a club’s usefulness to members, both pre- and post-swim.
The management company will guide the club through the process of developing and executing its new long-term strategic plan that will focus on membership growth and engagement initiatives. The property offers 36 holes of golf, multiple dining options, a Jr. Olympic-sized swimming pool with poolside dining, and four outdoor tennis courts.
The upgrades to the golf course include new drainage and bunker-white sand, new bridges, and a redesigned driving range and practice complex. The club also renovated its junior pool, added a new pool deck, updated furniture, and built a new golfer’s lounge, a wrap-around bar and wine bar.