Jack Nicklaus Reduces Role with Nicklaus Companies

By | February 12, 2018

The 78-year-old golf legend has decided to step away from the day-to-day commitments of the Nicklaus Companies and re-prioritize his time to focus on charity work. Nicklaus will remain as Co-Chairman of the Nicklaus Companies, while Howard Milstein will assume the role of Executive Chairman. Jack Nicklaus has decided to step away from the day-to-day commitments […]

Co-Owner of Cheekwood GC Says Expanded Course Would Be a “Jewel”

By | February 1, 2018

Todd Jester, who is also a course architect, told an open meeting in Franklin, Tenn. that Phase I of the expansion plan would form a nine-hole, par-3 course with blanket greens inspired by historic holes in the U.S. A lighted driving range and clubhouse modeled after Mississippi’s Old Waverly GC are also planned. Cheekwood is already used as a practice site by 22 junior high schools and youth player development would get added emphasis through the expansion.

Land Owned by Cold Spring CC Put Up for Sale

By | January 19, 2018

The 13.25-acre parcel in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. was earmarked for a controversial condominium project that was supposed to be taken over by a partnership that included Jack Nicklaus, but has been caught up in legal challenges. The club and its Seth Raynor-designed golf course is on a property that includes the Oheka Castle, an historic hotel and prestigious wedding/event venue.

Jack Nicklaus Cuts Ribbon at The Club at Ibis

By | December 19, 2017

On December 13, Nicklaus was on-site to officially reopen the renovated Legend Course at the West Palm Beach, Fla., property. Nicklaus built the course in 1991, and the project lengthened the course from the back tees while shortening it from the front, re-contoured the greens, and re-grassed the fairways. Jack Nicklaus was at The Club […]

Renovation Planned for Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee

By | November 29, 2017

The Jack Nicklaus-designed layout at the Greensboro, Ga., property will undergo a total renovation starting in June 2018 and reopening in fall 2019. The golf course will receive a total turf replacement, new greens, bunkers, tees, water features, and irrigation systems, and updated infrastructure. Great Waters, the Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee […]

Trump On Pace to Triple Obama’s First-Year Rounds, CNN Reports

By | November 27, 2017

The President’s visit to Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. on November 25th was the 81st day he has visited one of his courses since taking office, the network reported. At his current pace, according to CNN, Trump will play more golf in his first year than George W. Bush did in eight.