Cities Weigh Financial Options for Municipal Golf Facilities

By | October 12, 2017

Bradford Creek Public Golf Course in Greenville, N.C., and Dodge Riverside Golf Club in Council Bluffs, Iowa could each be managed by third-party firms as part of efforts to increase revenue. In Lexington, Ky., discount rates are being altered or eliminated altogether at the city’s five municipal golf courses, while Bethlehem, Pa., city council is […]


Silver Creek CC to Stay Private After Sale to Developer

By | July 11, 2017

Two years after David Spirk reached an agreement with the member-owned Hellertown, Pa. club to build townhomes on excess land on the property, members voted to sell to him, with a commitment that Silver Creek, which has an 83-year history and a Donald Ross-designed golf course, would stay private and receive at least $2.5 million in capital improvements.


Omaha CC, Saucon Valley CC Land Senior Opens

By | June 26, 2017

When the 2021 tournament returns to the Nebraska club, which also hosted it in 2013, it will tie the record for fastest return of a Senior Open. The 2022 tournament will be a record third for Saucon Valley CC and will coincide with the Bethlehem, Pa. club’s 100th anniversary.   The United States Golf Association […]


Full Circle

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Charles Johnson’s path to “Rising Star” recognition included stops at a range of prominent properties and then brought him home to a dream opportunity at the Detroit Athletic Club.


Outdoor Oasis

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Mixing, matching, and rearranging furniture allows club and resort properties to reinvent outdoor venues and enhance the member and guest experience.


Development Vote at Green Pond CC Delayed for Engineering Review

By | May 25, 2016

A plan to build housing on 140 acres owned by the Bethlehem, Pa., club will wait at least two months before the Bethlehem Township Planning Commission reviews and votes on the plan. If the sale does not come to fruition, the club’s shareholders have already voted to sell the entire course.