Bruce Charlton Elected President of ASGCA

By | April 18, 2008

Bruce Charlton was elected President of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) at the organization’s recent 62nd Annual Meeting. Charlton has worked at the Palo Alto, Calif.-based golf course architecture firm Robert Trent Jones II, LLC since his graduation in 1981 with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Arizona. […]

Alex Elmore Named Regional VP for Billy Casper Golf

By | April 18, 2008

Billy Casper Golf (BCG) has appointed Alex Elmore as its new Mid-Atlantic Regional Vice President, to oversee operations at 12 of the company’s 21 area facilities. Elmore’s role includes hiring and developing key on-site personnel, while working closely with course superintendents, general managers, directors of golf, food and beverage directors, merchandisers, and financial, information systems, […]

Chad E. Ellis Named Executive Chef for The Ritz-Carlton GC & Spa

By | April 18, 2008

Chad E. Ellis has been appointed Executive Chef at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club & Spa in Jupiter, Fla. Chef Ellis is an internationally credentialed culinary professional with more than 18 years of experience, including 12 years at private clubs. He will be responsible for managing the property’s five dining facilities, including the signature Ritz-Carlton dining […]

Pocono Mountains Courses Get Ongoing Enhancements, Additions

By | April 18, 2008

The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau has released an update about the ongoing reinvention of this four-county destination in Pennsylvania, involving renovations and enhancements for classic courses at the same time that new entertainment options are introduced.   A few of the projects being completed or in progress include:   * Buck Hill Falls Golf Club […]

Roanoke County Getting a New Golf Course

By | April 18, 2008

A new golf course in Roanoke (Va.) County’s Mount Pleasant community hopes to draw golfers from across the country once construction of the Ballyhack Golf Club is finished next spring. Designed by Richmond-based golf architect Lester George, the $15 million club will be a par 72, with a look designed and name to be reminiscent […]

Construction Begins at Wyndham’s Bonnet Creek Resort

By | April 17, 2008

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts has announced that construction of its 400-room luxury resort, which began this month in the Bonnet Creek Resort complex adjacent to Walt Disney World at Lake Buena Vista, Fla., is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2010.   The Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Hotel and Spa at Bonnet […]