Short Courses Gain Favor in Kansas City Area

By | March 20, 2017

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.

Herb Kohler to Receive 2016 Old Tom Morris Award

By | August 6, 2015

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.

Sequoia Club Offers Privileges at Three Georgia Clubs

By | April 23, 2014

Rounds at the Dye, Fazio and Watson-designed courses at Atlanta National GC, White Columns CC and The Manor Golf & Country Club can be played under a new golf membership being marketed by Sequoia Golf Group LLC, which recently acquired all three clubs in the north Atlanta suburbs, in addition to Polo Golf & Country Club.