Crowe is returning to the Bandon, Ore., resort after being on the opening team in 1999 as hotel operations manager. Following Hank Hickox, who is retiring this year, and Josh Lesnik, Crowe will be the third General Manager in the resort’s 17-year history.
Reports conducted in 2010 and 2015 have found that the Bandon, Ore., resort impacts Coos County through jobs, direct and induced tax support, spending on locally supplied goods and services, and philanthropic and community development work. From 2010 to 2014, rounds at the resort increased 64%, with golfers playing more and staying longer.
It’s one thing to have a signature course, but combining golf with the overall hospitality experience makes for a truly remarkable destination.
In a property deal with the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission, the owner/operator of Bandon Dunes will receive the land to build a 27-hole walking golf course. The new property is not adjacent to Bandon’s existing five golf courses, and is intended to appeal to local players and be used as a teaching course.
Coos County commissioners voted unanimously to approve mosquito abatement using fixed-wing aircraft over the Bandon, Ore., resort, along with the Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge and the surrounding area. Bandon Dunes will contribute $10,000 to the cost of spraying two chemicals, MetaLarv S-PT and Dibrome, which were chosen because they were deemed safe by county health authorities.
A unit of the golf resort company wants to trade land with the state to create a new public golf course with low fees for local residents.