Fifteen golf course design firms, including Arnold Palmer Design Company, Greg Norman, and Nicklaus Design, have submitted requests to partner with the Boca Raton, Fla., park district to design a 27-hole golf course that the district will buy for $24 million. Many proposals for the former Ocean Breeze Golf Club property include plans for an […]
Greg Norman, who is investing in PlaySight technology for instant golf swing playback as well as developing connected golf carts with “Shark Experience,” is banking on the role smart tech will play in the game’s future. “We see a lot of advantage in bringing technology into the game,” Norman says. For the golf course of the […]
The new technology, scheduled to preview at the 2018 PGA Show in January, will integrate connectivity, content and customization for an enhanced on-course golf experience. Curated content will include streaming music, live sports and highlights, and golf tips from Norman. Food-and-beverage ordering and other features will be added as the platform evolves.
The Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District plans to buy the Boca Raton, Fla., property for $24 million and revitalize it to create a “public golf course with a private club atmosphere.” The renovation is expected to cost $14 million, and the district projects the golf club will make $2.5 million per year. The […]
Heavy rain in August had already affected preparations for the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at the Naples, Fla., property, which was scheduled for October 7-12, but Hurricane Irma ultimately forced the tournament to be postponed. No rescheduled date has yet been established. The first United States Golf Association event in Collier County will have to […]
The Greg Norman-designed Black Course at Tiburon GC at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla. has been closed until November for a complete “remastering.” In Estero, Fla., members of the West Bay Club have approved a $4 million renovation of the Pete Dye-designed championship course; the project will begin in April 2018, with expected completion by November 2018.