Police and firefighters responded to a blaze at the Durham, N.C., club on April 15, where the tennis building was engulfed in flames. Steven Watts, 18, was charged with arson of a commercial building, breaking and entering and larceny, according to police. Police have charged a man with setting a fire that engulfed the tennis […]
The USGA delayed making the formal announcement to host the event at the Durham, N.C., property for about 10 months. The NBA, NCAA and ACC have moved events from the state as a result of the discriminatory provisions in the North Carolina General Assembly’s House Bill 2 that passed last March.
Careful planning and proper budgeting help superintendents gear up for the capital equipment decisions needed to keep properties in top condition.
In an interview with a trade magazine that focuses on the foodservice, restaurant and hospitality industry in metropolitan New York, Tom Nevin, General Manager of the historic club in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., described “the evolution and current state of country-club dining” and what it now takes to deliver on members’ heightened expectations in all aspects of club operations.
The 27-hole public facility is the second-oldest course in the Raleigh, N.C. area and becomes the first non-private operation in McConnell’s portfolio. Creation of a McConnell Golf Training Center is planned as part of the 10-year lease arrangement.
The purchase of the 27-year-old private club in Charlotte, N.C. brings the Raleigh, N.C.-based ownership company’s total portfolio to 12 properties in the Carolinas and Tennessee. McConnell says it plans $4 million in improvements at Providence, including new fitness and activity areas and upgrades to the clubhouse and golf course.