The project would close and restore the Bloomfield Hills, Mich., club’s iconic South Course to its pre-World War II state, and would have closed the layout for 14 months beginning in March 2018. The project would have been financed through an increase in member dues over time. The vote total and margin were not disclosed.
The National Golf Course Owners Association will announce the winner at the Golf Industry Show in San Diego in February, from a group that includes Forest Dunes GC, Ak-Chin Southern Dunes GC, TPC Boston and Heron Point at Sea Pines Resort.
Miacomet Golf Course in Nantucket, Mass., Tam O’Shanter Golf Course in Canton, Ohio, The Clubs of Cordillera Ranch in Boerne, Texas, and Los Serranos Country Club in Chino Hills, Calif., were nominated for the award. The winner will be announced on February 6 at the NGCOA Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla.