(Pictured: Greeley Country Club) Both private and public facilities in the Greeley, Colo. area have closed entirely or restricted play to walking only, because of how cart use can inflict long-term damage on the extremely dry turf. According to the National Integrated Drought Information System, of Colorado’s 5.6 million residents, more than 3 million are…
Verizon Wireless hopes to build a telecommunications facility next to the Fort Collins, Colo., property’s maintenance building, which would include a tower designed to resemble a tree. Many residents voiced their opposition to the plan at a neighborhood meeting.
The agreement is part of a master-plan initiative to re-energize and reprogram the Edwards, Colo. property.
As clubs refocus on junior programs as a key to golf’s long-term health, they’re realizing broader payoffs by bringing in families who will use the full range of club services and amenities.
As part of a new program, the Phoenix-based golf club manufacturer is citing “Authorized PING Fitters who have demonstrated the highest commitment to custom-fitting and the promotion of its benefits to golfers of all abilities.” The first list of honorees includes many country clubs and courses from across the country.
The two-phase project will add new tennis courts, a fitness center, a restaurant, and a golf pro shop. The club plans to break ground next spring, marking the largest member-voted capital expense in the club’s 54-year history.
In a partnership with agricultural products and service company Agrium/CPS, VGM Club is hosting the three-day event August 14-16 at Harmony Golf Club in Fort Collins, Colo. Superintendents from seven different states will be in attendance at the event, which will give attendees insight and continuing education on topics such as plant nutrition and soil moisture management.