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 […]

The Course At Aberdeen Selects Billy Casper for Golf Operations Management

By | September 11, 2017

The semi-private Valparaiso, Ind. course was recently acquired by the Aberdeen Property Owners’ Association. In other management-company news, the city of Sioux Falls, S.D. has opened its contract for three courses to proposals for the first time since 1994, and five firms, including the present operator, Dakota Golf Management, have submitted bids.

Billy Casper Golf to Manage Brentwood GC

By | July 20, 2017

The municipal Jacksonville, Fla., facility was previously leased by The First Tee of North Florida, which continues to use the course as the main location for programming. The property features a nine-hole layout and practice facility. Billy Casper Golf (BCG) will operate Brentwood Golf Course in Jacksonville, Fla.  The municipal facility was previously leased by […]

Oglebay Resort Launches Night Golf and FootGolf

By | June 26, 2017

As summer activities, the Wheeling, W. Va. property will be illuminating its Par-3 course after sunset on Fridays and Saturdays, and offering FootGolf every day. “Playing golf under the stars is a pretty magical experience,” said Danny Ackerman, the resort’s General Manager of Golf Operations.

California and Florida Clubs Select New Management Firms

By | April 3, 2017

Hiddenbrooke GC in Vallejo, Calif., which has had previous arrangements with other management companies, will now be managed by Troon. The Club at Eaglebrooke in Lakeland, Fla., will now be operated by Billy Casper Golf, and an agreement has been finalized for Tiger Point GC in Breeze, Fla., to be managed by Honours Golf.