Thunderbird CC Rumored to Offer Obama Honorary Membership

By | September 13, 2017

The Rancho Mirage, Calif., club has reportedly extended an honorary membership to former President Barack Obama, though The Desert Sun was unable to confirm the report and club officials would not comment. Officials at Thunderbird Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., said they could not confirm or deny reports that the oldest 18-hole club in […]


The Greenbrier Showcases Restoration, Resiliency

By | June 29, 2017

A year after devastating flooding ravaged White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., prompting the resort to close its doors for business but open them for shelter, the property’s three golf courses have been fully restored. The Greenbrier Classic, which was canceled last year, will return to The Old White TPC on July 6. A feature in […]


Conflicts Threaten Jackson Park/South Shore Project

By | June 27, 2017

At the second of three community meetings about the development of the $30 million Tiger Woods-designed golf course in the south side of Chicago, residents raised concerns about the emphasis on golf for the public park. A lack of coordination among the golf course designers and those developing the Obama Presidential Center is also raising […]


As American As…

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Addison Reserve Country Club’s “Made In USA”-themed end-of-season party was fueled by the contentious 2016 Presidential election.


Obama Joins Robert Trent Jones GC

By | May 16, 2017

According to two current members, former President Barack Obama has joined the private Gainesville, Va., club after months of speculation over where he would take his game. Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Md., was rumored to be Obama’s front-runner for membership.


Study Finds Link Between CEO Golf Habits, Company Performance

By | April 4, 2017

Researchers examined the golfing habits of more than 350 CEOs of S&P 1500 companies between 2008 and 2012 who maintained a handicap with the United States Golf Association and found that CEOs who play golf more often were associated with lower average return on assets and lower market capitalization.