College Golf Coach Joins Partnership to Purchase Pennsylvania Club

By | April 23, 2018

Brian Quinn, a former touring pro now in his llth season as head men’s coach at Philadelphia’s Temple University, is part of a new corporation formed to acquire Plymouth Country Club in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., which will now be rebranded as The 1912 Club, in recognition of the year it was founded. The club features a William Flynn-designed golf course that will now be renovated under the direction of Ron Prichard.

Coming Centennial Prompts Makeover at Longmeadow (Mass.) CC

By | April 4, 2018

The club will turn 100 in 2022, and is commemorating the event with a $5 million renovation that is removing trees, repairing cart paths, and improving drainage on the golf course. However, the biggest changes will be in the clubhouse, which will be modernized with energy-efficient touches and be made more open and family-friendly with […]

Decisions Reached for Detroit, Florida Municipals

By | March 21, 2018

The Detroit City Council broke an earlier deadlock to award a two-year contract for the Chandler Park, Rackham and Rouge Park courses to a new management firm, Signet Golf Associates II. In Brevard County, Fla., commissioners took steps to continue with the transfer of The Savannahs course on Merritt Island to a homeowners’ association, and of The Habitat and Spessard Holland courses to a new non-profit organization of local residents called Golf Brevard.

Chautauqua (N.Y.) GC to Develop Golf Course Improvement Plans

By | March 15, 2018

The 36-hole facility, which is part of the not-for-profit Chautauqua Institution, features the Donald Ross-designed Lake Course, which opened in 1924, and the Xen Hassenplug-designed Hill Course, which opened in 1994. Both golf courses need infrastructure and playability updates. Chautauqua (N.Y.) Golf Club is working with an architect to develop improvement plans for its Lake […]

University Golf Programs Announce Facility Updates, Partnerships

By | January 31, 2018

The University Club of Milwaukee (Wis.) has announced a 25-year partnership to be the home course for the Marquette University’s men’s golf team. A $6.5 million clubhouse at Birdwood Golf Course for University of Virginia golf in Charlottesville, Va., is due for completion by mid-September, and the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will use the Broadmoor Country […]