Jack Nicklaus Will Visit Buffalo, N.Y. to Pitch Signature Golf Course

By | September 17, 2018

The Golden Bear will visit the area in an effort to convince civic leaders on plans for a new signature course in South Buffalo. The plan includes the restoration of an arboretum designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in South Park and an upgraded course in Delaware Park. Golf legend Jack Nicklaus will visit Buffalo on […]

Don Veller Seminole GC and Club to Close for $8M Renovation

By | July 27, 2018

The public course in Tallahassee, Fla. that is owned by Florida State University will start the project in mid-August under the direction of Jack Nicklaus and his son Jack Nicklaus II, to turn it into the first Jack Nicklaus Legacy Course in North America. The closure will last through September 2019, and as part of […]

New Restaurant at Trump Golf Links in New York to Open to Public in July

By | June 20, 2018

The venue within the property’s new 20,000-sq. ft. clubhouse, which was designed by Hart Howertown and opened with a ribbon-cutting earlier in June while President Trump was at his Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un, will be open to the public for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offer East River and sunset views.   The […]

Twelve-Hole Course Proving More Feasible in Crowded Central Illinois Market

By | June 5, 2018

While the future of the 18-hole Stone Creek Golf Club in Urbana, Ill., which is already zoned for residential development, looks uncertain past the end of this year, Railside Golf Club in Gibson City, Ill. is discovering significant efficiencies—and added customer appeal—after downsizing to 12 holes.   The vision of Atkins Group founder Clint Atkins […]

Land Purchase Creates New Twist on Plans for Nicklaus Course in Buffalo (N.Y.)

By | May 30, 2018

The acquisition of 107 acres is seen by its purchasers as a major step towards creating the new course as part of a partnership to help preserve and strengthen Buffalo’s system of Frederick Law Olmsted-designed parks. But the Conservancy that oversees the system has expressed initial hesitation, because the purchased land is outside the boundaries of the parkland that Olmstead designed.

Tiger Woods Course Project in N.C. Put on Hold

By | May 7, 2018

David Sawyer, Managing Partner of The Cliffs Clubs, said the company currently does not have plans to commit additional funding for development of the former Cliffs at High Carolina site in Fairview, N.C. that was to feature luxury homes and a Woods-designed course. “I’m sure it will find its way to the development track eventually,” Sawyer said.