Some from outside the club industry might not understand the urgency that was felt to expend so much energy on getting a golf course playable or a clubhouse functional after such catastrophic events. But to those closer to the business, the efforts spoke to why clubs are vital pieces of social fabric.
After recovering from a devastating fire in record time, Bogey Hills CC is already posting big new scores.
The resort property on Oahu, Hawaii features 36 holes of golf, designed by Arnold Palmer-Ed Seay and George Fazio. The Turtle Bay courses are the first Oahu properties for Troon.
All 76 bunkers at the Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. property, totaling more than 90,000 square feet, were overhauled during the four-month project.
A proposal has been submitted to rezone and build on the 150-acre course in Garden City, S.C. It would be the first development on one of the 22 golf course properties in the Myrtle Beach Grand Strand region that are owned or operated by Founders Group International, a Chinese company.
The management firm’s five-year contract from Webb County will begin January 1 for the operation of the Laredo, Texas property.
After completing its $35 million clubhouse project, the Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. club will now engage Rees Jones for a full tee-to-green updating of the South Course’s original Joe Lee layout. Work is schedule to begin in April 2019, with the renovated course ready for play in December.
Chennault International Airport The new course, expected to be completed by the end of 2019, is being built as part of an agreement between the city and the private Chennault International Airport, which acquired Mallard Cove’s neighboring property to allow for runway expansion.
After Hidden Valley Golf Course was shuttered and put up for sale in early 2015, the city decided to lease it and rename it Aztec Municipal Golf Course. After operating at a deficit for the first two years, the lease was renewed with a new arrangement for the club’s operation, but opinions still differ on…
A view of the Los Angeles Country Club golf course. Credit: iStock.com/trekandshoot New research found that roughly 20% of carbon dioxide emissions in California’s Los Angeles Basin are likely due to the decay of plants in managed landscapes like lawns and golf courses.
The Boca Raton, Fla. property will now have the new full-service management division sponsored by ClubCorp oversee its operations. The club is completing a $3.6 million clubhouse renovation and has also reconfigured and renovated its 27-hole golf layout.
The Bella Vista Property Owners Association (BVPOA) in Bella Vista, Ark. has engaged course architect Lester George to create the plan, which will focus on minimizing flooding from Little Sugar Creek. Bella Vista is one of the nation’s largest property owners associations, with 3,100 residents.
The 250-acre property in Holland (Mich.) Township is being purchased from the owner of Eastbrook Homes, which will maintain ownership of the surrounding property for the development of custom homes and condos on an additional 250 acres. Watermark currently owns four private and two public clubs in Michigan.
Members of the 120-year-old Wimbledon Park Golf Club finally agreed to sell the property to the All England Lawn Tennis Club through a transaction that will net each of the nearly 800 golf club members over $100,000 each.
The vote for the club to host the event, which debuted in 2018, fell short of the 66 percent required and led to some “mixed emotions” and reported divisiveness among the membership as a result of the outcome. Had it been approved, CCR would have become the the only club in America to host a…