Cities Weigh Financial Options for Municipal Golf Facilities

By | October 12, 2017

Bradford Creek Public Golf Course in Greenville, N.C., and Dodge Riverside Golf Club in Council Bluffs, Iowa could each be managed by third-party firms as part of efforts to increase revenue. In Lexington, Ky., discount rates are being altered or eliminated altogether at the city’s five municipal golf courses, while Bethlehem, Pa., city council is […]

Tournament Sites Announced in Mississippi, Iowa, Kentucky

By | September 14, 2017

Fallen Oak at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Saucier, Miss., will be the site of the Veteran Golfers Association’s National Championship on October 8-11, while the Washington (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, Kalona (Iowa) Golf Club, and Blue Top Ridge Golf Course in Riverside, Iowa will each host the National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament […]

Lexington (Ky.) CC Executive Chef Dies in Car Crash

By | July 6, 2017

Robert Myers, 56, died on July 4 in a car crash while driving home from work. Myers had been the club’s Executive Chef for the past three years and staff put flowers and candles at his spot in the kitchen on July 5 to honor him. Staff at Lexington (Ky.) Country Club went back to work on […]

Plans for Legacy Point Move Forward

By | June 19, 2017

The project in Wilmore, Ky., just outside of Lexington, will be anchored by a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, clubhouse and a lifestyle, wellness and activities center. The developers are citing Lexington’s high ranking on a list of desirable early-retirement areas as reasons to “believe the pieces are all together and the timing is right to launch a project of this caliber forward.”

Judge Rules Bank Must Maintain Andover G&CC

By | June 7, 2017

Fayette Circuit Judge James Ishmael Jr. ruled that Whitaker Bank, which bought the bankrupt Lexington, Ky., property for $2.95 million in April, must continue to maintain and operate the land as a golf course until a final decision on the course’s fate is reached. A Fayette Circuit Court judge ruled Tuesday that a bank that […]

Clubs in Kentucky, Virginia Put Up for Sale

By | April 24, 2017

Andover Golf and Country Club in Lexington, Ky. was set to be auctioned on Monday, April 24, and Pulaski (Va.) Country Club will be sold at a foreclosure auction in May. Neighborhood groups and their developers are attempting to stop the bank from “ramming through” the Andover sale and there are questions about whether the property, which is in a flood plain, can exist for any other purpose. Pulaski CC is a case of “a matter of debt at the wrong time to build some terrific facilities,” says a source organizing the auction.