Shadows Of Greatness with East Lake GC’s Nick Barrington


Providing great food as part of a great guest experience helps the East Lake culinary team focus on the club’s mission to give back to the community through the East Lake Foundation and other charitable organizations. East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Ga., and my club, Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa., have the immortal […]

Sarasota’s Bobby Jones GC Holds Public Forums

By | June 13, 2018

In a guest opinion column in the Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune, Golf Course Manager Sue Martin detailed the history of the nearly 100-year-old property, outlined the operating challenges it now faces, and invited “golfers and non-golfers alike” to come to meetings on June 13 and 14 to “continue the community conversation about how to drive Bobby […]

Coming Centennial Prompts Makeover at Longmeadow (Mass.) CC

By | April 4, 2018

The club will turn 100 in 2022, and is commemorating the event with a $5 million renovation that is removing trees, repairing cart paths, and improving drainage on the golf course. However, the biggest changes will be in the clubhouse, which will be modernized with energy-efficient touches and be made more open and family-friendly with […]

E-Z-GO Co-Founder B.F. “Bev” Dolan Dies

By | February 23, 2018

Dolan and his brother Billy created the industry’s oldest golf car brand after witnessing Augusta National Golf Club co-founder Bobby Jones ride around in a three-wheeled cart during the 1954 Masters Tournament. Dolan was 90 years old. B.F. “Bev” Dolan, a co-founder of E-Z-GO and a pioneer of the modern golf car industry, died February […]

Shuttle Meadow CC Celebrates 100 Years with 100 Holes

By | August 16, 2017

The Kensington, Conn., property’s clubhouse features proclamations from the state, town, and the PGA in honor of the 100-year milestone. The golf course also hosted a 100-hole marathon for members on August 14. It can be rare for a local country club to reach the 100-year milestone and still maintain the original look of the […]

Cassville (Mo.) GC Celebrates 50 Years

By | June 30, 2016

The golf course opened as a nine-hole layout in 1966 and transitioned to 18 holes in 1988, expanding its membership beyond the immediate community. In the late 1990s, the club built a new clubhouse and reaches out to families and the public through events and social activities.