Ocean Course at Hammock Beach Resort to Reopen October 12

By | August 11, 2017

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 […]

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.