Brian Curley of Schmidt-Curley Design visited the Boise, Idaho course to look at options to maintain 18 holes of golf. An upcoming road project by the Ada County Highway District will make the current 10th hole unworkable for golf.
The Boise, Idaho property’s new owner will not be publicly identified until the expected completion of the sale in the fourth quarter of this year. The current owner, American Golf Corp., has told members it has a buyer and purchase agreement in place, and that American Golf will still be retained to manage the 101-year-old…
After completing the second phase of a three-year renovation project, the Boise, Idaho property has unveiled an improved practice facility featuring two new practice greens for putting and a designated practice green for pitching and chipping, three new holes on the back nine, tee boxes redesigned to USGA specifications, and 35 newly-designed bunkers. Crane Creek…
Golfers Jonathan Randolph, Rick Lamb, Keith Mitchell and Bobby Wyatt tried out a few trick shots before the Albertsons Boise Open, including hitting a football 33 yards with a golf club for a field goal.
The Boise, Idaho golf course saw a 17% spike in rounds from 2014 to 2015, after previous owner Dave Hendrickson donated the property to the city at the end of 2013. The property has been transformed into a more diverse destination, with a restaurant and banquet facility in the remodeled clubhouse.
With national trends showing overall growth in tennis, clubs and resorts are riding the spike in popularity by expanding programs and enhancing facilities.
The cost of the latest damage caused at Indian Lakes GC, after a truck was driven across greens and fairways, leaving deep ruts, was estimated at $20,000. The previous incident resulted in a glass door of the clubhouse being shattered and a golf cart being driven into a water hazard.
The Boise, Idaho club will close its front nine in September 2014 and reopen them in May 2015 as part of the renovation, while the outdoor tennis courts will close in October 2014 and reopen in April 2015. The golf course greens will be rebuilt according to USGA specifications, while the tennis complex will add two indoor and two outdoor courts, making it the largest country club tennis facility in Idaho.
The Baltimore-based planning, architecture and interior design firm noted that Turner’s portfolio of hospitality projects, including restaurants, spas, fitness centers and resorts was an “important draw” for Chambers. Turner is a certified Interior Designer at the National Council for Interior Design Qualification, and a graduate-level adjunct professor at the Corcoran College of Art and Design.
The city council in Boise, Idaho is scheduled to vote on whether to accept Dave Hendrickson’s donation of the 140-acre club, which includes equipment and an 8,000-sq. ft. clubhouse. One caveat in the agreement is that the city must maintain the property as a golf course or open space.
A man trying to smoke out a badger from a culvert ignited the August 14 blaze, just northeast of the golf course in the foothills. Fire crews contained the fire in about two hours, avoiding any damage to structures, people or livestock.