In a year most would like to forget, The Golf Club at Briar’s Creek in Johns Island, S.C. made memorable upgrades to its Lowcountry property by renovating its golf course and adding a new performance center and a lighted, nine-hole putting green.
To promote the opening of its new PrairieFire Golf & Grill, the Byron, Ill. property hosted a “virtual invitational” tournament, with competitors all “playing” Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course out of the club’s eight indoor-outdoor hitting bays.
Advances in mower technology are helping golf course superintendents run their maintenance operations more efficiently and cost-effectively.
Club + Resort Business’ Second Annual Awards recognize Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla. for opening an $18.5 million, 33,000-sq. ft. Sports Center & Spa, which promotes healthy living by linking the property’s Blue Zones-certified wellness offerings with its sports programs. “Trying to compete with other clubs, you have to make sure you have…
Club + Resort Business’ Second Annual Awards recognize Mount Vernon Canyon Club in Golden, Colo. for hosting the season-ending “Woofstock” event—a doggie dip for water-loving pups on the day its pool closes. A husband-and-wife pet psychic team was on hand, as was the Intermountain Humane Society, which brought along a dog that was available for adoption.
Club + Resort Business’ Second Annual Awards recognize Berkeley Hall Club in Bluffton, S.C. for finding effective ways to stay in close contact with its members despite the coronavirus pandemic, and Champions Run in Omaha, Neb. for keeping the popular “Slime the Staff” series going via Facebook Live.
Club + Resort Business’ Second Annual Awards recognize The Greens Country Club in Oklahoma City, Okla. for turning an underutilized men’s locker room into a popular food-and-beverage venue. “[The Double Deuce] is a small snapshot of what can be done, and the increase in revenues shows how it’s an approach that can work,” says Alex…
With the grow-in and opening of its new championship Flying Horse North course this year, the Colorado Springs, Colo. property is on the fast track to enhance its status as a premier 36-hole golfing destination.
Football players in grades seven through 12 who originally had their seasons cancelled by the pandemic (some have since been resumed) have been allowed to play for free at the club on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula whenever there’s an open tee time. Nearly 250 players have taken advantage of the offer, with about 70% sticking with it and many…
Golf course superintendents run their utility vehicles hard, and they couldn’t get the job done without them. That’s proved to be especially true when meeting this year’s special challenges.
“Seltzerland” vendors set up stations on several holes at the Chicagoland club to serve 2-ounce samples of a variety of flavors of the popular new beverage. Cog Hill, which has four golf courses, was paid by organizers for cart and greens fees it would have collected on the courses used for the event, and still managed…
Regardless of the size or age of their maintenance buildings, golf course superintendents find that cleanliness, ample space, and accessibility help them maximize the work spaces where they start and end their days.
The size of the field and the amount of money raised for charity has grown each year in the five-year history of Hamburg, N.Y. club’s 100-hole, walking golf marathon. This year’s participants included a 13-year-old.
The latest irrigation technology helps golf course superintendents save water, time and money.
The Newton, N.J. club has been the home course for two high schools’ golf teams in its area, but after the pandemic shut down this year’s spring season, it opened its course so players from nine area schools could play at no charge throughout July and August.