The Flossmoor, Ill. club, which was purchased by 1899 Golf Group—a four-person partnership—will reopen in March as the Flossmoor Golf Club. The group stressed that no additional development will take place at the property, which is classified as a flood plain and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Delray Beach, Fla. club’s Fitness Center—aptly named CENTRAL—is part of the club’s recent $22 million expansion. Technogym equipment gives members an interactive wellness experience by using technology to personalize their training. Each piece of equipment connects to a user’s mobile device so individuals can keep track of their personal fitness, goals, training data and programs…
The 36-hole golf resort in Lake Lure, N.C. will transition from its original bentgrass greens to smooth-rolling Champion Bermuda—chosen for its superior performance profile, heat tolerance and maintainability.
Acquisition expands Clubessential Holdings’ presence to municipal, county, state and federal military public markets and adds 1,200 clients and additional vertical markets served to the company’s base of customers in the membership and club management SaaS markets.
The Naples, Fla. club will renovate both the golf course and clubhouse. The 25-year-old Arthur Hills-designed course will see a greens expansion, drainage improvement and design restoration, while casual and formal dining options will expand in the clubhouse and a repositioning of the bar will provide flexible cocktail and pre-function service.
The renovation is intended to enhance the quality of playing conditions through extensive drainage projects, reshaped and expanded tee, green, and fairway surfaces, and a tree management program that will promote the health of the course’s turf. The work will be done nine holes at a time, starting with the back nine.
The Palm Harbor, Fla. resort—host of a PGA TOUR event for the last 30 years—has completed renovations to all 300-plus suites. Each unit received new furniture, furnishings, flooring, stainless-steel appliances, quartz counters, cabinets, lighting, draperies and more.
Built-in vehicle entertainment and interactive tools are enhancing the entire golf experience, generating revenue for the course and assisting with fleet-management information. “Technology has changed the paradigm of the golf experience from how it’s played to how a course is managed,” said Mark Wagner, President of Club Car.
In this video we unbox golf shoes from the FootJoy Contour collection. We check out the technology and other features of the shoes.
River City Collective purchased the Waynesboro, Va. club, which has operated in a private-public capacity with a membership of 200 people, not including pool memberships. In 2017, the club was auctioned off for $891,000, as is, which covered a $750,000-plus-interest debt.
The Bowling Green, Fla. resort is re-grassing putting surfaces on its Blue course with a new ultradwarf bermudagrass developed by Golf Course Superintendent Rodney Lingle. Additionally, Streamsong is expanding its fine-dining restaurant, SottoTerra, and spa, AcquaPietra. Sporting clays, guided bass fishing and archery are being added to recreation and leisure options, as well.
Quixote Club—formerly Sunset Country Club—in Sumter, S.C. enlisted Jack Nicklaus II and Kris Spence Golf Design to design all new greens, tees and fairways, as well as a complete rerouting of the back nine. A new clubhouse is in the works, too.
Services include custom technologies and services focused on member retention and acquisition. Users of the Clubhouse Solutions website also will be introduced to ClubBuy, a group-purchasing organization.
The new policy removes paperwork for developers who set out to develop on golf courses or open spaces, including an environmental worksheet and a statement detailing alternatives to a proposed project. Critics claimed past hurdles potentially cooled development across the city with onerous regulations.
Maintaining aging infrastructure, as well as “some very wet springs and not-so-favorable weather throughout the golf season” have taken their toll on operating the city-owned courses. Over the next six months, City Council will discuss the fate of the courses.