BPR Holdings, which took over operations after Integrity Golf’s departure in 2016, has exited its agreement to run the club and golf course. This is the second time in three years that the club’s doors have closed, as various owners have struggled to keep the course viable for more than 12 years. BPR Holdings has…
The property will close on May 9 to undergo major bunker renovations and install TifEagle greens, and is scheduled to reopen in September. The par-72, 7,417-yard championship course was designed by former PGA Tour star Johnny Miller and Fredrick Bliss, and features practice facilities and an 18,000-sq. ft. clubhouse.
Killearn Country Club has closed its nine-hole North course for redevelopment, with plans to use the proceeds to revitalize the rest of the 50-year-old property. Capital City Country Club is returning to private status, after going semiprivate under Integrity Golf in January 2015.
The Lynden, Wash., property includes an 18-hole championship golf course, a large pro shop and changing rooms. In other management firm news, Integrity Golf could take over operations of Brevard County, Fla.’s three golf courses: The Habitat in Grant-Valkaria, The Savannahs on Merritt Island, and Spessard Holland in Melbourne Beach.
The historic Tallahassee, Fla., property, which features an 18-hole, A.W. Tillinghast-designed championship golf course, five tennis courts, dining facilities, fitness center, and locker rooms, will return to private status on March 1, 2016. The club is currently semi-private and narrowly avoided bankruptcy last year.
The Olde Farm in Bristol, Va., is seeking undetermined monetary damages against The Olde Tennessean GC in Bristol, Tenn., which is located six miles away, claiming the defendants “intentionally” selected a similar name that has likely caused confusion and deceives customers. The Olde Tennessean has operated for nearly 120 years, but changed its name from Country Club of Bristol in November.
Long-term lease agreements for the Bristol, Tenn., and Asheboro, N.C., properties went into effect on July 1. The new additions expand Integrity Golf’s national portfolio to 33 golf facilities in six states.
The Tallahassee, Fla. property features a Tillinghast course and traces its roots to 1908. It was a municipal course until chartered as a private club in 1956.
The upscale public property, with a championship course designed by Johnny Miller and Fredrick Bliss, increases the number of Orlando-area facilities owned or managed by Integrity to 19.
The five-year contract for operation and management of the Crab Meadow and Dix Hills courses includes the possibility of three five-year renewals. Capital improvements will be made at both courses during the first five-year term.
Under new management, the semi-private Greensboro, N.C., property is “unwinding some changes put in place by its former operator.”
Three weeks after members found clubhouse doors padlocked, the Greensboro, N.C., club has reopened under new management, which hosted complimentary cookouts over the weekend and waived cart fees.