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 […]


Old Oaks CC, Elmwood CC Face Off in Legal Battle

By | April 4, 2018

A lawsuit filed March 30 accuses Old Oaks CC in Purchase, N.Y., of bringing financial ruin to the now-shuttered Elmwood CC by luring away General Manager Iwona Sterk “because of the inherent value of her local country club circuit rolodex.” A separate lawsuit filed in March 2017 claims Sterk and her husband stole silverware, glasses, food, […]


Shareholder Files Lawsuit in Sale of Conway (S.C.) GC

By | March 26, 2018

Judy Edwards has filed a lawsuit requesting the corporation that owns the course to be dissolved by a court order, contending that the course has debts and liabilities that it can’t pay and is or will soon be insolvent. The property is under contract to be sold to Beverly Homes, which plans to build a […]


Judge Awards Residents $160M in Woodlake Resort & CC Lawsuit

By | March 23, 2018

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit against the Vass, N.C., property, blaming the resort for plummeting property values after the state ordered the controlled draining of Lake Surf, the subdivision’s 1,200-acre centerpiece, amid concerns about the stability of its dam in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. On March 22, Superior Court Judge James Webb awarded […]


Real Estate Broker Awarded $124,300 in Owasco CC Dispute

By | January 25, 2018

Michael DeRosa filed a lawsuit over his 10% commission after the Auburn, N.Y., club was sold to one of its members in late 2015 prior to the expiration of DeRosa’s contract to sell the property. The court also awarded interest and legal fees. A court has awarded real estate broker Michael DeRosa a $124,300 judgement […]


Bali Hai GC Targeted for Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Parking Lot

By | January 5, 2018

The 155-acre golf course has emerged as the preferred location for a 14,000-space parking lot, but the deal has multiple complications. The golf course owner is currently serving five years in a federal prison and must abstain from negotiations, and the property is also part of a lawsuit in which the US Department of Justice […]