H-2B Gets New Life at Last Minute

By | October 1, 2006

Sen. Mikulski Just hours before the U.S. Congress adjourned to focus on re-election campaigns late last month, the House and Senate approved a Department of Defense authorization bill sponsored by Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), which included a measure to extend the “returning worker” provision of the Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of […]

SouthWood Golf Club Honored

By | October 1, 2006

SouthWood Golf Club in Tallahassee, Fla., has been voted Tallahassee's "Best Golf Course" by Tallahassee Magazine. In addition, Becky Sauers, who heads up the Classical School of Golf and Lady Links at SouthWood, was voted the top golf instructor. Designed by PGA Tour star Fred Couples and renowned architect Gene Bates, SouthWood Golf Club was […]


Plans Unveiled for Sand Hollow Resort

By | October 1, 2006

  Located 15 minutes from St. George in the state's southwestern corner, Sand Hollow Resort will feature more than 1,700 private residences, vacation villas, 27 holes of golf at Sand Hollow Golf Club, a spa and fitness center, pools and water features. A water park, spanning 15 acres, will include a modified lazy river that […]


The Resort at Singer Island to Open December 2006

By | October 1, 2006

Set amidst one of the most expansive, untouched beachfronts on the Atlantic Coast, the Resort at Singer Island, a Luxury Collection resort of Starwood Hotels & Resort Worldwide, Inc., will open at the end of the year. The $210 million all-suite property is the largest luxury hotel real estate development on Florida's Gold Coast since […]


Owners Retain KemperSports to Manage Hiddenbrooke Golf Club

By | October 1, 2006

Hiddenbrooke Inc., owner of the highly acclaimed Hiddenbrooke Golf Club (outside of San Francisco), has hired KemperSports to operate its Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course. Opened to the public in 1995, Hiddenbrooke has earned several four-star ratings on Golf Digest's "Best Places to Play." In addition, the property offers upscale facilities for weddings, banquets, social […]


YTD Rounds Still Up Despite Slow August

By | October 1, 2006

The figures below show the percent change in rounds played in Aug. 2006 vs. Aug. 2005, and for the year to date.   AUG YTD Private clubs 0.1% 1.6% Public courses — Premium (above $70) -4.1% 0.0% — Standard ($40 to $70) 0.8% 1.7% — Value (below $40) -1.3% 1.4% Total public courses -1.0% 1.3% […]