The Rookery At Marco Earns Audubon Certification

By | November 25, 2008

The Rookery at Marco, a private golf facility affiliated with the Marco Island Marriott Resort in Naples, Fla., is the latest property to achieve certification through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses. The Rookery is the 19th property managed by Marriott Golf to achieve Audubon Certification, in response to a recent company-wide mandate. […]

Estero CC Introduces New Irrigation System

By | November 25, 2008

The Estero (Fla.) Country Club recently completed a $1.3 million complete restoration of its golf course irrigation system. The club expects the new irrigation system to decrease water consumption, save money and increase the aesthetic appeal of the course. Ragan Technical Solutions, Inc. (RTS) was brought in to plan, engineer and design the new irrigation […]


2008 Excellence in Club Management Award Winners Announced

By | November 24, 2008

McMahon Group Inc., the St. Louis-based consulting firm, and Club & Resort Business have announced the 2008 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management Award program, established in 1997 by McMahon Group and co-sponsored since 2005 by C&RB. In addition to ceremonies at their individual clubs, the winners, along with those from previous years, will […]


Greenway Golf Names Patrick O’Fee as Director of Agronomy

By | November 24, 2008

Greenway Golf, based in Stevinson, Calif., has named Patrick O’Fee to the Greenway management team. As Director of Agronomy, Patrick will oversee golf course maintenance programs at existing Greenway client properties in the U.S., as well as leading new development opportunities in Ireland and Europe. O’Fee served the past 5 years as Superintendent at Pasadera […]


Bay Creek Resort & Club Selects BCG Management Services

By | November 24, 2008

Billy Casper Golf has been selected to manage the two award-winning, signature golf courses designed by PGA TOUR legends Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer at Bay Creek Resort & Club in Vienna, Va. At Bay Creek, BCG will direct all golf operations, including course maintenance, staffing and training, clubhouse management (food and beverage, merchandising, special […]


Hank Thiess Named GM at Wintergreen Resort

By | November 24, 2008

Wintergreen (Va.) Resort has tapped a 25-year veteran of the resort and recreation industry, Hank Thiess, to be the new General Manager of the resort destination. Thiess joins Wintergreen Resort after most recently serving as President/General Manager of Durango Mountain Resort in Durango, Colo. His resort career has been focused in operations with a particular […]