Taking the Long View


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 […]

Lessons from a Challenging Year


What all clubs can learn about risk management and disaster recovery from the floods, hurricanes and wildfires that disrupted many properties in 2017.

Eagle Creek GC Reopens Course After Irma Recovery

By | November 27, 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.

Champions GC Steps Up to Host U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship

By | November 10, 2017

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 […]

Rising to the Occasion


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.