Half Moon Bay Honors Pro by Renaming Restaurant

By | September 1, 2006

Half Moon Bay Golf Links (south of San Francisco) is celebrating the re-opening of its renovated clubhouse restaurant, now called Mullins Bar & Grill, in honor of long-time club professional Moon Mullins. “We wanted everyone to know how much Moon has meant to all of us who have worked with him and played with him […]

Golf Rounds Down in June

By | September 1, 2006

The figures below show the percent change in rounds played in June 2006 vs. June 2005, and for the year to date  JUNE  YTD  Private clubs  -1.9%  3.0%  Public courses  Premium (above $70)  -2.2% 1.5%  Standard ($40 to $70)  -0.3% 3.1%  Value (below $40)  -0.2% 3.2%  Total public courses  -0.4% 3.0%  Total U.S. facilities  -0.7% […]

Brunswick Plantation Due to Complete Renovation

By | August 31, 2006

Brunswick Plantation & Golf Resort has reached the end of a renovation of its three 9-hole golf courses: The Magnolia, The Azalea and The Dogwood. Due to reopen this month, the courses will have new putting surfaces and several new tee boxes that stretch the length of each course. All 27 greens and the practice […]

People in the News

By | April 1, 2005

The new Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) officers, elected at the CMAA show in New Orleans Feb. 27-March 3, are as follows: President, Bill Wagner, CCM, General Manager, Rivera CC, Coral Gables, Fla.; Vice President, Burton Ward, CCM, General Manager, Century CC, Purchase, N.Y.; Secretary-Treasurer, Linda Carroll, CCM, General Manager, White Bear Yacht Club, […]

Climbing Out of the Hole

By | April 1, 2005

Climbing Out of the Hole The latest National Golf Foundation (NGF) report on golf facility development and rounds played brought modest encouragement that downward trendlines of previous years have been reversed and will continue to climb at a slow pace in 2005. Last year brought openings of 150.5 18-hole equivalent courses, the new NGF numbers show, […]

Association News

By | April 1, 2005

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) will be increasing its investment of resources for outreach on the Golf Channel this year to promote the superintendent profession, and the association, with two promotional spots featuring Arnold Palmer and Greg Norman. The superintendent’s profession and GCSAA will also receive exposure on ESPN in September as […]