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.
The PGA of America Board of Directors voted to remove Bishop on October 23 after he referred to Ian Poulter as a “Lil Girl” on Twitter and Facebook.
More than seven years in the making, the Ridgedale, Mo., par-3 golf course is the result of a collaboration between Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, and Arnold Palmer.
The Ridgedale, Mo., property showcased its Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course to the public after seven and a half years of renovations, with the Legends of Golf Tournament less than a month away.