Larkhaven GC Faces Closure, Redevelopment

By | February 7, 2018

The Charlotte, N.C., property is turning 60 this year and will commemorate the anniversary with events. But the city’s oldest public, 18-hole course is almost certain to be in its final year, as the club has agreed to sell to Meritage Homes, which plans to build 350 houses on the 140-acre property. When Barron Connell […]

Providence CC to Get $3.2M in Course and Clubhouse Renovations

By | December 18, 2017

McConnell Golf, which purchased the Charlotte, N.C. club in 2016, will present plans to the membership on January 11th. The course project will focus on bunkers, irrigation, transitioning greens to Champion Bermuda and creating new, dramatic looks from the fairways, In the clubhouse, dining areas will be improved, with the bar expanded and relocated to a larger back room.

Report Says PGA Championship Will Return to Valhalla GC in 2024

By | November 13, 2017

A press conference is scheduled for November 16 at which it is expected to be announced that the major tournament will return to the PGA-owned Louisville, Ky. property, which last hosted the Championship in 2014. This would be the first time Valhalla would host the tournament in May, after the PGA announced earlier this year that it would be moving the Championship from its traditional August dates, starting in 2019.

More Than Ready For Its Close-Up


Hosting its first major with this year’s PGA Championship came after years of careful preparation at Quail Hollow Club—and marked the next step towards bigger things to come.

Retired Nurse Completes Mowing Grand Slam

By | August 10, 2017

Kaye Pierson, 63, a full-time member of the golf grounds crew at Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort and Country Club, is completing her own Grand Slam this week, by having worked at the British Open, U.S. Open, the Masters and now the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. Kaye Pierson, 63, is a retired nurse […]