Other awards announced by Marriott Golf cited Colin Gooch of the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort as Golf Professional of the Year, and Todd Evans of the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort as Golf Grounds Manager of the Year.
A strong partnership with its insurance providers helps to keep Colleton River Club on course, even when Mother Nature shows her capricious side. After Hurricane Irma failed to split Florida in half last fall, as had been breathlessly suggested amid the hysterical hype as the storm approached, most of the news organizations that had descended […]
What all clubs can learn about risk management and disaster recovery from the floods, hurricanes and wildfires that disrupted many properties in 2017.
The Naples, Fla. property had over 1,500 trees come down after the hurricane hit in September, disrupting completion of the final stages of $2 million in golf course enhancements that were made over a three-year period. Even with the storm’s disruption, however, the club reports that it is still fielding strong interest from prospective property owners, members and renters.
After Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla., was ravaged by Hurricane Irma, the Houston, Texas club stepped in to be the site of the USGA event, which begins November 11. Champions Golf Club sustained 30 inches of rain from Hurricane Harvey in August, but the water subsided quickly. When Hurricane Irma ravaged Florida in […]
Not surprisingly, the reports that we’re getting from Texas and Florida clubs just weeks after Harvey and Irma hit are already more about progress than pain.