Playable Hours Up 15% in August

By | September 16, 2008

Even with some hurricane-related punches that were landed late in the month in Florida and Louisiana (see “Properties Go Extra Rounds with Mother Nature,” C&RB, September 2008, pg. 8), August’s national weather recorded the best performance of the year, with a 15% increase in Golf Playable Hours (GPH) compared to the same period last year, […]

Bonita Bay Club Appoints Oyler as Golf Director

By | September 15, 2008

John Oyler has been promoted to the position of director of golf for Bonita Bay Club in Bonita Springs, Fla. In his new position, he oversees golf operations for the club’s five courses and 140,000 rounds of golf each year. Oyler joined Bonita Bay Club in 1991 and later served as golf professional at Wetherington […]

Four Departments Battle Fire at Oak Hill CC

By | September 15, 2008

Early this morning, a transformer exploded outside Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford, N.Y. creating a fire near the clubhouse. Firefighters from four area departments were called to the scene after it was reported that there was an electrical problem near the building, dispatchers said in a report in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. Pittsford […]

Arthur Hills Course To Open At Paraiso del Mar

By | September 15, 2008

The links course that is slotted to be the centerpiece of Paraiso del Mar, a new residential resort community on 1,700 acres of secluded peninsula that juts out into the Sea of Cortez in Mexico is scheduled to open later this year. It will open to member and resort play in December 2008. The 18-hole […]

Membership Figures Affirm Decision to Renovate Naperville CC

By | September 15, 2008

A year to the day after completion of its $8.5 million course renovation—one of the largest ever undertaken in the Chicagoland area—the members of Naperville (Ill.) Country Club have applauded and affirmed the work of Arthur Hills/Steve Forrest and Associates (AHSF) in the most convincing way possible: “The membership has increased since the renovation, which […]

Clinic and Skills Contest Set for Special Olympics National Tournament

By | September 12, 2008

More than 200 Special Olympics golfers and Unified partners competing in the 2008 Special Olympics Golf National Invitational Tournament, Oct. 3-6, will be invited to a special Play Golf America Clinic and Skills Contest at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Sat., Oct. 4, at 2:30 p.m. Designed to showcase the […]