Mount Vernon CC Rebrands as Wellness Club

By | July 18, 2017

The Golden, Colo., property, which closed its golf course after World War II, is changing its name from Mount Vernon Country Club to Mount Vernon Canyon Club as it shifts its focus away from dining and toward outdoor amenities. “The days of dining and dancing and dressing up don’t work in Colorado anymore,” said COO/General […]

Park District to Purchase Applewood GC with Help of $3M Grant

By | June 17, 2016

Thanks in part to the grant from Great Outdoors Colorado, the Prospect Recreation and Park District will likely acquire the public Golden, Colo., golf course and the surrounding property from owner Molson Coors for $13.5 million. The park district plans to maintain the golf course and use the rest of the property for trails and open space.

Colorado, Florida Take Steps to Acquire Golf Course Properties

By | November 5, 2015

Voters have approved a tax increase to help the Prospect Recreation and Park District purchase and improve Applewood Golf Course in Golden, Colo., to prevent it from being redeveloped. In Port Richey, Fla., the county purchased the abandoned Timber Oaks Golf Course with the aim to build a network of storm-water ponds to ease flooding troubles.