The Indian Wells, Calif., property has received 79% member approval for a $13 million project, that will see $1.5 million invested in the golf course, and $11.5 million to transform the clubhouse into a more relaxed, casual atmosphere. “What we are seeing is there is still an enthusiastic market, but it is a much smaller market,” said…
To commemorate its 20th anniversary, the Indian Wells, Calif., property will begin a $10 million clubhouse renovation in mid-May that will expand outdoor terraces, while adding a multipurpose al fresco kitchen, new bar, and improved special event areas. Work on the golf course’s irrigation system is already underway. To commemorate its 20th anniversary, The Reserve…
The Resort at La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio has closed for extensive renovations that are expected to be complete by late October, with a reopening scheduled for November 1. Earthwork and shaping is underway at the new South Course at Arcadia (Mich.) Bluffs, and the course is expected to open in 2019.
The management company will guide the club through the process of developing and executing its new long-term strategic plan that will focus on membership growth and engagement initiatives. The property offers 36 holes of golf, multiple dining options, a Jr. Olympic-sized swimming pool with poolside dining, and four outdoor tennis courts.
Beginning in 2017, the Junior PGA Championships will offer all 41 sections a minimum of two boys and girls players each. The Country Club of St. Albans (Mo.) will host the Girls Junior PGA Championship on July 18-21, 2017, and the boys’ contest will be July 31-August 3, 2017.
The Scottsdale, Ariz., property, which includes two championship golf courses designed by Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, boulder and desert landscaping, a practice facility, and clubhouse, has no stated asking price. Troon North Golf Club LLC currently owns the courses.
Phase II of the “Marbella, Reinvented” improvement initiative at the San Juan Capistrano, Calif. property replaced old dining venues with a new main dining room with a built-in action station and pizza oven, an enlarged Mixed Grille with gathering tables, a new “captivating interaction bar” and improvements to the Catalonia Terrace.
A $2 million restoration of the Daufuskie Island, S.C. course has yielded disappointing results, so the owner is now proposing to turn the clubhouse into an inn and develop as much as 50,000 sq. ft. of commercial space. Annual rounds of 35,000 are needed to make the club financially viable, one planner said, “but they’re lucky if they can get 2,000 per year at this destination.”
The suspect, Neal Bentley Morton, was booked into Monterey County (Calif.) Jail on suspicion of 16 counts of forgery, embezzlement and grand theft totaling more than $33,000 from Tehama Golf Club, an invitation-only club that was founded in 1999 by the actor of “Dirty Harry” fame.
If final approvals are made in early February, the Stadium Course, built in 1987 by Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, could see improvements extending to irrigation, greens, cart paths, bunkers, and the clubhouse. The project could start in April and be complete in time for the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2015.
The Lewisville, Texas golf club is becoming fully private as of May 1, 2014, capping a rise in the club’s fortune after reopening in September 2011 as a semi-private club. The change coincides with the opening of a new 4,000-sq. ft. fitness center, in addition to this year’s unveiling of tennis courts, a resort-style pool, and upgraded indoor and outdoor dining.