The Port St. Lucie, Fla. property has been honored by the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County as the first recipient of its Leadership Recognition Award. The PGA of America’s 54-hole facility, established in 1996, has employed as many as 2,500 local people, helped to attract visitors and new residents, and invested more than…
After it became clear that a high-profile name wasn’t enough on its own to ensure a top-notch club operation, a new management team was turned loose to revitalize the Port St. Lucie, Fla., property—and in the process, add new luster to the brand.
The PGA of America celebrated its centennial last year, and the Louisville, Ky., and Port St. Lucie, Fla., properties celebrated 30 and 20 years, respectively. PGA GC is planning to renovate its Ryder course next year, wrapping up a five-year plan to keep its four golf courses up-to-date.
Scheduled for September 16-19, festivities at the Port St. Lucie, Fla., property include a members-exclusive cocktail party, happy hour and “Step Aside Scramble.” Greens fees include a bounceback coupon to play the Wanamaker or Ryder courses before October 31 for a special anniversary rate of $19.96.
The 20,000-sq. ft. facility in Port St. Lucie, Fla., has more than doubled its original size with the completion of its second phase, with new spaces including the Nineteen-Sixteen Bar & Grille, President’s Board Room, Wanamaker Pavilion and expanded locker rooms.