According to preliminary site plans for the Augusta, Ga., property, the tee box for the 455-yard, par-4 hole could be pushed back an estimated 20-30 yards, alleviating congestion at the fourth green and current fifth tee. No definitive plans have been announced, but work could begin May 1 and wrap up by November. Big changes […]
Injecting energy into its facilities, amenities and membership mix has kept 122-year-old Greenville (S.C.) CC in step with the transformation of its namesake city.
The management company was selected by Robert Weiss and Efrem Gerszberg, who recently agreed to purchase the Woodmere, N.Y. property. The new owners also announced an “aggressive new membership program,” available to the first 30 new members, that is “meant to breathe new life into this historic club.”
A parcel of land from neighboring Augusta (Ga.) Country Club could allow the storied property to lengthen its iconic 13th hole and provide better access to the left side of the 11th and 12th holes, which border the property line. In 2001, Augusta National bought a small parcel of land from the club to position a new back tee for the 13th hole.
This August, Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, N.H. will unveil extensive restorations to the Mount Washington Course as part of a $7 million renovation of the property’s golf facilities. Golf course architect Brian Silva is leading the team in executing a thorough restoration of the course, based upon the original 1915 design of legendary […]