Cobbs Creek GC Unveils New Clubhouse

By | September 25, 2017

A fire destroyed the Philadelphia club’s historic clubhouse in January 2016 and the public club recently unveiled its new facility, featuring a fully stock golf shop, food and bar area, and a television. After Cobbs Creek Golf Club in Philadelphia lost its historic clubhouse to fire last year, players and staff at the Billy Casper Golf-managed […]

Accounting for Loss


Bogey Hills CC is on a fast track to recovery from a devastating clubhouse fire. Along the way, its owners have learned valuable lessons about sound insurance practices that every club should follow.

Cause of Blaze at Reddeman Farms GC Undetermined

By | September 5, 2017

Nine fire departments responded to the fire at the Chelsea, Mich., property on August 26, which destroyed the banquet hall. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was called to assist Michigan State Police with the investigation, and was unable to determine the cause, but said there was no evidence of a criminal act. Nine fire […]

Texas, Ohio Golf Course Buildings Destroyed by Fires

By | May 16, 2017

The clubhouse at Valley International Country Club in Brownsville, Texas was completely destroyed on May 13, and officials said the building’s built-up roof fueled the fire. In Grafton, Ohio, an overnight fire on May 11 destroyed a maintenance building at the Carlisle Golf Club, and the cause is unknown.

Extensive Smoke Damage Closes Clubhouse at Canoa Ranch GC

By | January 2, 2017

A small blaze in the clubhouse at the Green Valley, Ariz., club produced enough smoke and water damage to keep the facility closed until as late as June 1. The club will have cost estimates for the repairs by mid-January, but General Manager Mike Cochran predicted “it will be an expensive restoration.”