Playable Hours Flat in September

By | October 8, 2008

September’s national weather came in statistically dead even in Golf Playable Hours (GPH) at +.5% compared to the same period last year, according to a report by Pellucid, a golf industry information and consulting firm based in Buffalo Grove, Ill. This flat month nonetheless closes a favorable 3rd quarter of weather, which recorded a 5% […]

Fort Mill Golf Club Unveils Results of Comprehensive Renovations

By | October 8, 2008

Fort Mill (S.C.) Golf Club has unveiled the results of a comprehensive $3 million renovation program. The unveiling of the course renovation marks a pair of milestones at Fort Mill; the 60th Anniversary of its Donald Ross-designed front nine which opened in 1948, and the 50th Anniversary next year of its George Cobb-designed back nine […]

Wilderness Territory Completes Glacier Canyon Expansion

By | October 8, 2008

Glacier Canyon Lodge Conference Center, located adjacent to the Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort in Wisconsin Dells, recently completed a 31,471 square foot addition. The expansion includes a second ballroom room, measuring 14,823 square feet, capable of accommodating groups of up to 1,611 theater style and 1,200 banquet style. The space can also be divided […]

Nike Golf Appoints Francis to U.S. GM and Grissinger to EMEA GM

By | October 8, 2008

Nike Golf announced the appointment of Mike Francis to U.S. General Manager and Stan Grissinger to General Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) effective by December 1, 2008.  Francis will be succeeding Cindy Davis, who was recently promoted from U.S. General Manager to the position of President, and Grissinger will assume Francis’ role. […]

Dan Dinelli Earns National Environmental Award

By | October 8, 2008

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) board of directors has selected Dan Dinelli, GCSAA certified golf course superintendent at North Shore Country Club in Glenview, Ill., to receive its 2009 President’s Award for Environmental Stewardship. Dinelli, a third-generation golf course superintendent and contributor to Club & Resort Business, has been at North Shore […]

Jim Antkiewicz Earns Honor as PGA Golf Professional of the Year

By | October 7, 2008

Jim Antkiewicz, the PGA director of golf at The Club at Nevillewood in Presto, Pa., whose efforts in growing the game in the greater Pittsburgh area have inspired both youth and aspiring PGA Professionals, has been named the 55th recipient of the PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award, the highest annual honor bestowed by […]