The 183-room resort in Paradise Valley, Ariz., will feature an 18-hole golf course, Hearth ’61 restaurant, Rusty’s patio and lounge, two 75-foot swimming pools with cabanas, and a pool bar. The opening will bring an end to more than a decade of uncertainty over the property, which was the site of the former Marriott Mountain Shadows that closed in 2004.
Under the proposed Stevens Creek Corridor Master Plan, the Cupertino, Calif., golf course would undergo changes to enhance its multi-generational appeal. Plans include reducing the turf from 13 to 8.7 acres to save water, adding a footgolf and practice course, creating a new pro shop and replacing the 54-year-old Blue Peasant Restaurant with a new clubhouse.
The two-day symposium at Brookside GC in Pasadena, Calif., will bring together industry experts and leaders to share tools, insights, ideas and solutions to help golf facilities enhance operations and improve the golf experience.
The American Society of Golf Course Architects Design Excellence Recognition Program has recognized nine courses in the U.S. that have successfully addressed unique design challenges.
The free document, created in cooperation with the United States Golf Association, provides golf course architects’ ideas for achieving faster and smoother play through “five basic ingredients”: player abilities, course management, set-up, maintenance and turf conditions, and course design.