Injecting energy into its facilities, amenities and membership mix has kept 122-year-old Greenville (S.C.) CC in step with the transformation of its namesake city.
In addition to the turfgrass that provides top-notch playing conditions, golf course superintendents have seen regular tree care take root as an important part of their maintenance strategies and routines.
The 5,000-sq. ft. facility, scheduled to open in early 2018, will feature three separate large areas dedicated to group classes, aerobic/cardiovascular equipment and strength training/free weights. The center will also include two massage/physical therapy rooms and shower and locker rooms for men and women.
The golf entertainment enterprise said it will build on its surging popularity through a broad search for new locations in smaller and mid-sized U.S. cities, in addition to major markets. New regions under consideration include New Orleans and Baton Rouge, La., Fort Myers/Naples, Fla., and Providence, R.I.
The 44,000-sq. ft. structure will replace the current clubhouse, and is slated for completion in early 2017. The two-story, Southern-style building will include banquet and meeting facilities, a pub, dining areas, locker rooms, fitness facility, pro shop, and outdoor and terrace space.
The Cliffs has introduced National and Corporate memberships, marking the first time membership has been opened to those who don’t own real estate in any of its seven luxury communities in the Carolinas. Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail has launched winter golf memberships for unlimited play from November through February.