Many properties are improving facilities that help golfers sharpen their skills and bring new players to the game. But to maximize their appeal and user satisfaction, they must get the same care as golf courses.
Many years in the making, Seven Oaks GC was worth the wait—and along with Colgate University, the course that’s now under the care of Superintendent Jon McConville has helped many find their way to Hamilton, N.Y.
With increased national exposure, prominent new hires, and a second golf course under construction, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is stepping up its efforts to put thePennsylvania property on the map as a premier golf destination.
Golf course properties are introducing the game to new players through initiatives such as FootGolf and other variations that have little effect on course conditions and upkeep.
Careful planning and proper budgeting help superintendents gear up for the capital equipment decisions needed to keep properties in top condition.
Beyond the permafrost potholes, snow mold and moose prints, it’s course maintenance as usual for Roger Evans at North Star GC in Fairbanks, Alaska.