CC of Bristol (Tenn.) Selects KOVA Golf

By | April 30, 2018

The semi-private property has undergone a series of closings and management and ownership changes in recent years, but will now be under the direction of the Naples, Fla.-based management firm, which plans a series of property-wide enhancements, including a golf course restoration, a new restaurant that will be open to the public, and expansion of the casual outdoor seating area.

A Perfect Pairing


Bay Colony GC elevated its popular “Wine Not” dinner program by creating a designated wine room as part of its recent clubhouse renovation.

The Naples (Fla.) Beach Hotel & GC Plans Redevelopment

By | March 7, 2018

The Watkins family, which has owned the property since the 1940s, has entered into a strategic partnership with The Athens Group to redevelop the property but maintain the hotel, beach bar, and golf course. The family will continue to operate the property through 2021 during the redevelopment. Rumors have been buzzing about the future of […]

Alaskan Halibut


Alaskan Halibut with Purple Forbidden Rice, Crispy Endive, and Sweet and Sour Kumquat Jam Submitted by Ryan Daniels, Executive Chef, Fiddlesticks Country Club, Naples, Fla. Yield: 4 servings 4 7-oz. halibut filets For the Purple Forbidden Rice: 1 garlic clove (minced) 1/2 shallot (minced) ½ tbsp. ginger (minced) ½ jalapeno (minced) 1 stalk celery (minced) […]

Lessons from a Challenging Year


What all clubs can learn about risk management and disaster recovery from the floods, hurricanes and wildfires that disrupted many properties in 2017.

The Club at Mediterra Completes Re-Grass, Renovation

By | January 31, 2018

The Naples, Fla., property has completed a project that re-grassed its 36 tees, fairways and rough areas with Platinum TE paspalum turfgrass. The renovation project began in 2015, and the turfgrass was selected due to its tolerance of salt, cold, and low-light intensity. The Club at Mediterra in Naples, Fla., recently completed a re-grass and renovation, making […]