The maintenance director and environmental consultant at the Boca Raton, Fla. property has been selected as the Overall and National Private recipient of the annual awards that recognize superintendents and their golf courses for overall excellence and best management practices. Alex Stuedemann of TPC Deere Run (Public Course) and Ken Nice of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Resort Course) were also selected for national recognition.
The executive with the Sunrise Company is also the CEO/General Manager of Toscana CC in Indian Wells, Calif. He will be the organization’s 40th President. Former LPGA Tour player Suzy Whaley is the new Vice President and Jim Richerson, General Manager & Group Director of Golf for Kohler Co.’s Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run properties, is the new Secretary.
TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., has completed a multimillion-dollar enhancement project that launched last fall; Grandfather Golf and Country Club in Linville, N.C., is renovating its Championship Course as part of a 10-year master plan; Naples (Fla.) Grande Golf Club has completed an $8 million project that includes a new clubhouse; and The Naples (Fla.) Beach Hotel & Golf Club is undergoing a $9 million redesign by Jack Nicklaus.
Mark Condos, Superintendent of the Livermore, Calif., course, has been named the Overall and National Public recipient of the 2015 Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards. Dave Davies of TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, Calif., is the National Private winner. Fourteen regional winners and one merit winner were also named.