For over 16,400 days spanning more than 45 years, Joe Barreiro has never taken a sick day while carrying out his duties as Caddiemaster and Golf Operations Manager for the Scarborough, N.Y. club. His retirement will not take effect until next March, but the club marked the end of this year’s golf season with a special event that included a video tribute and Barreiro’s surprise induction into the Caddie Hall of Fame.
After more than 45 years in the golf industry, primarily as a superintendent, Bob Maibusch was looking for something different. As majority owner of Pine Grove Springs GC, he’s found that even as things change, much still remains the same.
After a 12-month restoration project, the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Design at the Palm Coast, Fla., property will reopen for guests. The course has been closed since October 2016, when Hurricane Matthew caused damage across the majority of holes. Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Fla., is on schedule to reopen its Ocean Course, a Jack […]
The Pittsford, N.Y., property will play host to the 50-and-over Champions Tour event in May 2019. Between 1995 and through 2023, Oak Hill will have hosted one Ryder Cup (1995), two Senior PGAs (2008, 2019) and three PGA Championships (2003, 2013, 2023).
Tom Watson, who developed his own game playing on the former Santa Fe Hills executive course in the city as a youth, says his new “Watson 9” in Maryville, Mo. is being “well-utilized,” especially by junior players. The Sykes/Lady Overland Park Golf Club par-3 has become “more popular recently,” reports General Manager Curt Nelson, thanks in part to a new unlimited-play-pass program.
The former CEO of Kohler Co. took the home-products and design company into the golf business during his 43 years with the company, building four courses at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits and buying resort hotel properties in St Andrews, Scotland. He will receive the award named after St Andrews’ long-time superintendent at the Golf Industry Show in San Diego next February.