The Northern California property has the only golf course in the world featuring holes originally designed by Jack Neville, who also designed the original Pebble Beach Golf Links, and William Watson, who also designed The Olympic Club and Harding Park courses. The renovation involved a comprehensive update of every course feature, including resurfacing greens and…
(Photo by Matthew Thayer/The Maui News) Waiehu GC’s Matt Allen earned Superintendent of the Year recognition from the Aloha Section PGA for leading a renovation that replaced the 175-acre, oceanfront course’s Bermuda grass greens with salt-tolerant SeaStar Seashore Paspalum. The 15-month project was accomplished within the course’s regular annual budget.
Officials from the state’s Parks and Wildlife department have begun capturing and collaring female elk in the herd that has been roaming onto, and causing damage to, the golf courses at The Club at Rolling Hills and Fossil Trace GC.
The 1,688-acre Wolf Point Ranch in Port Lavaca includes a seaside links course that has been called “the St. Andrews of Texas” and has been played by fewer than 200 people since it was built in 2008. The property has been listed for $11.5 million and will now be opened to bidding. A private airport…
The Edgewater, Md. club features an 18-hole parkland-style golf course, a clubhouse offering casual and upscale dining, and 24-hour fitness and spa facilities. In addition, the club boasts a variety of private event spaces.
Discovery Land Company proposes creating 118 seasonal homes, a private 18-hole golf course and luxury amenities on 600 wooded acres inside protected Pine Barrens land. While residents worry about polluting their natural resources, nearby businesses are in favor of a potential bump in traffic and lower taxes.
The Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) is calculated based on the strength of who you play and the score (games won), not the result. The current USTA system forces club pros to make difficult decisions about who makes teams, who gets relegated, etc. As more clubs start using UTR to track players and host tournaments, it…
A burglar used a window punch to break into the Centennial Golf Club in Medford, Ore. and steal $4,500 worth of golf clubs.
Improvements and renovations at the Estero, Fla. club will be focused on updating the community’s Bay House activity center, poolside fitness building, dining options and Beach Club ocean-side amenity, as well as The West Bay Club’s Golf House and pub. The club completed a $4 million renovation of the Pete Dye-designed golf course in 2018-19.
The Pinehurst, N.C. club is scheduled to begin the five-month construction project around March 1 with a late-summer completion. The renovation includes updated décor throughout the clubhouse and enhancements of the existing dining rooms, member lounge, outdoor dining terrace, and adding a new private dining room with wine display.
The Rancho Mirage, Calif. club was home to legendary performers such as the Marx Brothers, Jack Benny, Kirk Douglas, Clark Gable, Humphrey Bogart and Frank Sinatra, but that history had been stored away. General Manager Chad Johnson is reintroducing it as the club looks to attract new members. “Everyone likes a good story,” he said.
Rossmoor, a 55-and-over community in Walnut Creek, Calif., installed “EMT Access” signs at 10 access points on the Creekside and Dollar Ranch courses. Local fire departments and police have copies of course maps and the access points noted.
The 95-year-old Delaware club remodel ranges from minor improvements, like refreshing the interior design in dining rooms and lounges, to major, like building a new bay-view bar and dining room. Driving bays at the practice facility and renovations to the pool are also planned.
There were whispers a few years ago that the Montgomery, Pa. club might shut down, but the county-owned course has turned years of losses into a slight gain in 2019. Management pointed to running the complex more efficiently and better marketing to promote it as reasons for the turnaround.
Fire units responded to the Bigfork, Mont. club in the early morning hours February 16. While the cause of the fire has not been determined, it is believed to have started in a section containing the pro shop and dining area.