Cities Weigh Financial Options for Municipal Golf Facilities

By | October 12, 2017

Bradford Creek Public Golf Course in Greenville, N.C., and Dodge Riverside Golf Club in Council Bluffs, Iowa could each be managed by third-party firms as part of efforts to increase revenue. In Lexington, Ky., discount rates are being altered or eliminated altogether at the city’s five municipal golf courses, while Bethlehem, Pa., city council is […]


Privatization Considered for Dodge Riverside GC

By | June 16, 2017

The 90-year-old Council Bluffs, Iowa property has lost money for several years in a row and Mayor Matt Walsh has started discussions with staff and the City Council regarding the hiring of a management company to operate the course and its Caddy’s Riverside Grille restaurant.


Two Bent Tree GC Properties Cope with Damage

By | August 12, 2015

Bent Tree Golf Club in Council Bluffs, Iowa saw 15 of its greens damaged by four-wheel-drive vehicles and all 18 flagsticks stolen. Bent Tree Golf Course in Jackson, Tenn., was the victim of arson on August 11, with damage estimated at $170,000.