Golf instruction has moved well beyond just watching students bang buckets of balls on the range; modern technology now makes it possible to do a better job of analyzing, and fixing, swings—sometimes without even being at the same site.
Through the $830 million transaction, a New York hedge fund manager will assume ownership of 14 properties currently held by CNL Lifestyle Properties, including major ski resorts, theme parks and other recreational locations.
Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs, Mich., recently added GolfBoards, which have helped quicken pace of play, and Boyne Mountain in Boyne Falls, Mich., updated its 19,500-sq. ft. spa facility, and replaced its Pierson’s Grille & Spirits with the new 40 Acres Tavern.
CrossHarbor Capital Partners and Boyne Resorts combined forces to acquire the Big Sky, Mont., resort. Moonlight Basin stands on 7,568 acres and offers 1,900 skiable acres, a spa, complete fitness facilities, and a nine-hole, Jack Nicklaus signature course, The Reserve at Moonlight Basin, which is scheduled to add a second nine.
Holes 16, 17 and 18 at the Petoskey, Mich., club will be redesigned, relocated and reshaped by Arthur Hills to make the holes more playable. Throughout the construction, which is expected to begin in late August for a spring 2014 debut, holes 1 through 15 will remain open for play.