The Ione, Calif. property features a Brad Benz-designed golf course situated on the historic Preston Farmlands and overlooked by Preston Castle, built a century before the course in 1894 and now a California State Historical Landmark. Castle Oaks was named “Best Public Golf Course in Northern California” when it opened in 1994.
The annual awards through the National Golf Course Owners Association honored the 18-hole layout at The Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head, S.C., with regional finalists Manchester Country Club in Bedford, N.H., Swan Lake Resort, Plymouth, Ind., and Resort at Eagle Point (Ore.) Golf Club. The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) has announced the […]
Billy Casper Golf has been selected to manage golf operations for Bradford Creek Public Golf Course in Greenville, N.C., and golf and recreational amenities for The Island Country Club in Plaquemine, La. Honours Golf will manage the Mystic Creek Golf Club in El Dorado, Ark. Billy Casper Golf (BCG) has been selected by the Greenville City […]
The city of Oak Ridge, Tenn., announced plans to release Billy Casper Golf from its contract and begin repairs to the facility on an “aggressive” timeline. The renovation project will include cart path repairs, drainage improvements, and the installation of guard rails. On October 20, the city of Oak Ridge, Tenn., announced its decision to […]
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 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.