In addition to offering free-standing outdoor franchises in January, BigShots Golf will introduce an indoor franchise product that can be installed as a single unit or multiple units in bars, malls and other retail venues.
Program for GCSAA members is based on financial need, volunteerism and desire to advance their career.
The current designation prohibits development of the property, but the owners are not barred from initiating what could be a lengthy process to attempt to change that status.
Listing golf courses is often tricky as owners don’t want to scare off golfers or event business while they try to sell, going against agents’ usual urge to market the property widely.
Embracing the latest simulator and shot-tracking technology and bringing it under cover is helping club facilities attract new customers and generate extra year-round revenue—from F&B as well as golf.
Under the lease agreement, the state-owned military museum collects 17.5 percent of the golf course’s “qualifying” annual revenue, which came to $338,255 in fiscal year 2018, putting the total amount generated at about $1.93 million.
Bobby Jones Links plans to attract a younger generation of golfers by adopting advanced technology, new dress codes, modernized clubhouses, refreshed golf courses and facilities, an emphasis on wellness, and amenities and activities that serve the entire family.
With MacDonald remaining part of the city golf system, The First Tee will complete a $1.5 million training center at the course, including a driving range and a building for golf instruction.
Billy Casper Golf estimated the company will need a maximum of $60,000 to get through the slow winter months. County Visitors Bureau has agreed to put up to $50,000 toward the golf course for 2019.
Renovations to the Topeka CC include updated grill, golf shop, fitness center and lounge.
Sale of the Colorado club includes 212 acres, a golf course and two restaurants. Plans are for the club to renovate the facilities and eventually build employee-housing units on property.
Black Knight Management division plans to introduce an innovative platform with strategies focused specifically on the changing times.
The 27-hole facility in River Vale, N.J., may build 249 housing units – including million-dollar townhouses, quadplexes and a separate 24-unit low-income housing facility – on 44 acres of the property.
In addition to greens renovations, Colony West and Innisbrook Resort have completed work on other areas of their courses, as well as guest accommodations.
Despite a steady increase in rounds played over the last four years, Mission Bay and Balboa Park continue to lose money. San Diego City’s Golf Division blames rising costs for water and personnel. The Balboa Park and Mission Bay municipal golf facilities continue to lose money for the city of San Diego’s golf division, which…