Man Arrested for Arson at Treyburn CC

By | April 16, 2018

Police and firefighters responded to a blaze at the Durham, N.C., club on April 15, where the tennis building was engulfed in flames. Steven Watts, 18, was charged with arson of a commercial building, breaking and entering and larceny, according to police. Police have charged a man with setting a fire that engulfed the tennis […]

Providence CC to Get $3.2M in Course and Clubhouse Renovations

By | December 18, 2017

McConnell Golf, which purchased the Charlotte, N.C. club in 2016, will present plans to the membership on January 11th. The course project will focus on bunkers, irrigation, transitioning greens to Champion Bermuda and creating new, dramatic looks from the fairways, In the clubhouse, dining areas will be improved, with the bar expanded and relocated to a larger back room.

Sedgefield CC Team Finishes Runner-Up in Competition Dining Series

By | December 2, 2016

Led by Executive Chef James R. Patterson III, the three-person team from the Greensboro, N.C., club finished second in the interactive culinary competition held across the Carolinas throughout the year. Guests and culinary professional judges voted on the winners without knowing whose food they tasted.

James Patterson

Chef’s Thoughts with James Patterson


James R. Patterson III, originally from Wilmington, N.C., became Executive Chef of Sedgefield Country Club, a McConnell Golf property in Greensboro, N.C., in March 2014. Patterson has been with McConnell for more than ten years and his dishes feature local ingredients prepared with an upscale Southern flair. Before joining McConnell, Patterson’s resume featured restaurant experience […]

Holston Hills CC Installs Fitness Center

By | July 29, 2016

The Knoxville, Tenn., property held a soft opening for the new facility on July 23, offering raffles, a healthy lunch, and free group fitness classes. The club is also renovating a former dining room from the ground up, with new flooring, paint, lighting and equipment.