Ohio Town’s Mayor Proposes Buying Raintree CC for $3.3M

By | August 13, 2018

The Mayor of Green, Ohio has worked out a nonbinding purchase agreement for the property with its owner and will introduce legislation to city council to acquire the 145-acre site. Mayor Gerard Neugebauer said his main goal isn’t to get the city into the municipal golf club business, but to preserve the property as green […]

Design Plans for New Boca Raton, Fla. Course Move Forward

By | July 18, 2018

An initial contract was scheduled to be signed on July 18th with Price Fazio Design to start the assessment process for the redesign of the former private Ocean Breeze golf course, which was bought by the city and will be renamed Boca National Golf Club when it reopens as a public venue. At least three public […]

Fourteen PGA Professionals Earn Advanced Certification

By | June 13, 2018

The managers from private and public clubs throughout the country have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0 in one or more categories, including General Management, Golf Operations and Teaching & Coaching.   The PGA of America announced that 14 PGA Professionals have completed the requirements to achieve […]

Judge to Approve $5.4M Settlement in Trump National GC Jupiter Lawsuit

By | April 20, 2018

U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra is expected to approve the settlement, which would end a long-running lawsuit between President Donald Trump and members of the Jupiter, Fla., golf club. Under the terms of the settlement, lawyers who represented club members would get $1.9 million and most of the remaining money would be divided among the […]

Trump National GC in Jupiter, Fla. Settles Lawsuit Over Deposit Refunds

By | February 26, 2018

The payout of $5.45 million is more than 94% of what a U.S. District Judge ordered last February. The club had been scheduled to argue an appeal of that ruling in May, but a lawyer for the former club members who had resigned and been denied their refunds proclaimed, “In our view, the class prevailed.”

CMAA Announces 30 New CCMs

By | November 28, 2017

Established in 1965, the Certified Club Manager designation is achieved by a club management professional who has completed specified education requirements, attended at least one World Conference on Club Management, maintained activity within their local chapter, and passed the CCM Exam. The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) has announced that 30 club management professionals […]