(Pictured: Snow King Resort Hotel) KDG Capital, a real estate private equity firm that also recently bought the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado and the Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in New Jersey, has purchased the Snow King Resort Hotel in Jackson, Wyo. Kingwood International Resorts, which owns and operates other club and resort properties…
When the resort operator opens its new Gurnee, Ill. property next year, F&B offerings will include Barnwood, a restaurant serving locally sourced small plates and craft cocktails that will also be open to non-resort customers. Great Wolf will also try to tap into the emerging food-hall trend with a multi-restaurant, open-seating dining area anchored by four diverse eateries featuring “higher-end, family-friendly” offerings.
More than ever, experienced and reliable equipment technicians are in high demand, to help course-maintenance departments run at peak efficiency.
The Philip Anschutz family, which acquired the property from three co-investors to obtain sole ownership, also owns The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Sea Island features three championship golf courses, five miles of private beach, a beach club, tennis and squash centers, yacht club and shooting school.
Springs Ranch GC in Colorado Springs reported that it had to turn away 250 golfers, representing $10,000 in lost revenue, when the week after an early-February blizzard was followed by beautiful weather, but the course remained snow-covered and unplayable.
America’s sweet tooth is alive and well, and club chefs are responding both with new twists on classic favorites and dishes created from special inspiration.
Submitted by Matthew Richardson, Executive Chef, Cheyenne Mountain Country Club, Colorado Springs, Colo.
The City of Denver Golf division of the Parks & Recreation department will post the footage of its seven public courses and driving range, taken by a mapping company that secured an FAA exemption for commercial purposes, on its revamped website.
The event, scheduled for June 28 through July 1 on the Colorado Springs, Colo., property’s East Course, will correspond with the resort’s centennial celebration. It will be the eighth USGA championship held at the property.
The long-running program through the U.S. Department of Labor allows businesses that need non-agricultural, seasonal workers to hire them from outside of the U.S. The department will continue processing applications until April 15.
Executive chefs from the Garden of the Gods Club and Resort, The Club at Flying Horse and The Broadmoor are participating in fundraising events through the Pikes Peak Culinary Series.
The Fountain (Colo.) City Council recently approved an agreement to take control of the Colorado Springs, Colo., property, which has been closed since 2006. In the deal, current owner Rialto Capital Advisors would give the club to the city at no cost and throw in another $1 million to cover the assessment and pay for a facelift for the golf course.
A consortium of local investors purchased the Colorado Springs, Colo., property with plans to add a wellness center that will be integrated with the existing spa. Previous owner Sunrise Company acquired the property in 2007 and invested more than $5 million in capital improvements since then.
After nearly 40 years of operation, the Colorado Springs, Colo. course, built as the centerpiece of what was originally the Donala residential community, will now shut because rounds and revenue have declined while costs for water and other expenses have increased. The club’s pool, Palms Restaurant and banquet facilities will stay open, it was announced.
Citing insurmountable logistical issues, the Colorado Springs, Colo., hotel has abandoned plans to revamp its golf courses into a single venue to attract large tournaments. The plan would have required closing a 3,000-foot stretch of Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard, which neighbors feared would eliminate an evacuation route if a wildfire broke out in the foothills.