The Honda Classic venue has been re-grassed with Celebration Bermuda to ensure “major-like conditions.”
Resort in Angels Camp, Calif., will have the event on its Robert Trent Jones, Jr. redesigned course on October 10th.
Eileen Sarris, who joined the private yacht and tennis club in Sarasota, Fla. in 2012, will be presented with the 2014 Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive of the Year Award in New Orleans in October.
Chef Victor Kendlehart of the central Florida resort earned an honor bestowed on only 12 chefs nationally for significant contributions to the culinary profession.
Multimillion-dollar investments are being made by a number of resort and hotel properties to extend their busy seasons.
A hybrid sand mix has “dramatically increased the level of playability,” says Dick Hyland, Director of Golf. Liners have also been replaces and the drainage system has been improved.
With 10,000 workers being relocated to Houston by the oil giant, the club is getting ready to unveil a new $6 million, 17,000-sq. ft. clubhouse complete with a 120-seat restaurant and bar.
The replacement of bentgrass with Champion ultradwarf on the Donald Ross-designed green complexes at the North Carolina resort took just two months after the conclusion of the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open.
The Florida club, which dates back to 1923 and once had 900 members, had seen its membership ranks fall precipitously, but no-initiation-fee packages have attracted new interest. A new $4 million clubhouse could be built if progress continues.
Golf tour operator hopes to take advantage of proximity to Canadian golfers looking for multi-day mini-vacations.
The popular public course in San Jose, Calif. could have its water supply cut off by the local water district.
The cost of the latest damage caused at Indian Lakes GC, after a truck was driven across greens and fairways, leaving deep ruts, was estimated at $20,000. The previous incident resulted in a glass door of the clubhouse being shattered and a golf cart being driven into a water hazard.
A vote will be taken November 4th for the proposal by the new owner to build 400 homes on property that he has already been cited for causing a public nuisance on, by spreading chicken manure over the golf course.
In Rochester, N.Y., Edward Gartz, an outspoken critic of county course operations, was arrested on the 13th hole of Durand Eastman GC and charged with trespassing and second-degree harassment. In Albuquerque, N.M., a city employee who helped to expose a scandal is now out of work.
The alliance with what is thought to be the largest gated community in the U.S. includes management services for eight golf courses.