Crooked Creek Club to Close Course as Part of $1.3M Makeover

By | May 31, 2018

The golf course at the Alpharetta, Ga. property, which is managed as a Billy Casper Signature property, will close from June 1 to late August for a project that will include a conversion of turf from bentgrass to Primo Zoysia, in addition to bunker and irrigation improvements. The club also plans to add a new fleet of golf carts and maintenance equipment and make enhancements to the clubhouse, which will remain open while the golf course is renovated.


GCSAA Announces 2018 Student Grants

By | May 31, 2018

The Joseph S. Garske Collegiate Grants, established in honor of the founder of Par Aide, which continues to sponsor the scholarship program, are awarded to children of club superintendents. Nine grants totaling $12,000 are awarded, based on applicants’ community service, leadership, academic performance and a written essay.


The GC of Georgia Dedicates Academy, Executive Course

By | May 16, 2018

On May 15, the Alpharetta, Ga., property unveiled its Cupp Golf Academy and Cupp Executive Par 3 Course, each named for Bob Cupp, who created both amenities prior to his passing almost two years ago. The new additions complete the club’s $3 million driving range and practice facility. On May 15, The Golf Club of […]


Barona Creek GC Equipment Manager Wins Top Technician Award

By | September 8, 2017

Blas Huezo of the Lakeside, Calif. club’s staff has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Most Valuable Technician Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, after being nominated by Barona Creek’s Superintendent, Sandy Clark, CGCS. Kurt Lading from Indian Hills Country Club and Trent Manning from Ansley Golf Club were also finalists for 2017 recognition.


Wired, Not Tired

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Creating a one-stop shop for business and pleasure, more clubs are entering the modern age with dedicated spaces for members’ use of their electronic devices.