Injecting energy into its facilities, amenities and membership mix has kept 122-year-old Greenville (S.C.) CC in step with the transformation of its namesake city.
After struggling through the downturn, the Rocky Mount, N.C. club with a Donald Ross-designed course is now on sound financial ground with membership again trending upward, according to General Manager Michele Benton. The club, which elected its first female President this year, is scheduled to host the N.C. Senior Women’s Golf Association tournament in the fall of 2019.
The management company, under the leadership of Kevin McCarthy, will operate the Orono, Maine golf course and has absorbed its tax debt of $227,358 from the previous owner, Harris Golf Inc. in a debt-to-equity swap. McCarthy previously bought Old Marsh Country Club in Wells, Maine and Bath (Maine) Golf Club, both of which were owned and […]
The four-month, $650,000 project at Mangrove Bay GC in St. Petersburg, Fla., re-grassed all 18 greens and three practice greens with Platinum Paspalum, and re-sodded collars using 419 Bermuda. Bellaire (Fla.) CC, recognized as home to Florida’s first course, will renovate its two Donald Ross-designed 18-hole courses over the next five years.
Colorado’s second-oldest country club has begun the final “sprint” to complete a $1.65M renovation that was first conceived in 1994. Gil Hanse will direct the project on a course that was redesigned by Donald Ross in 1916.
Two years after David Spirk reached an agreement with the member-owned Hellertown, Pa. club to build townhomes on excess land on the property, members voted to sell to him, with a commitment that Silver Creek, which has an 83-year history and a Donald Ross-designed golf course, would stay private and receive at least $2.5 million in capital improvements.