Neighbors of Crooked Creek Golf Club in Fuquay Varina, N.C., have filed suit to keep the golf course open and prevent homes from being built on it. Rolling Hills Country Club in McMurray, Pa., has sold roughly 50 acres for an upscale development near the 12th hole.
The 18-hole Fuquay-Varina, N.C., golf course is reinventing itself after selling its first seven holes and range to developers who plan to build single-family homes. The club will focus on tapping the family market with larger cups and its iGrow Golf Program.
The London, Ky., property can now sell alcohol on the property after a special election saw the issue pass by a single vote.
Co-owner Tony Withers cites growing competition and shrinking funds for the Fuquay-Varina, N.C., property’s decline, while some neighbors claim poor maintenance is to blame.
Residents have posted signs protesting the sale of the Fuquay-Varina, N.C., property. The owners expect a residential developer to purchase the land.