Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Golf GC to Re-Open October 8

By | October 2, 2018

A three-month renovation for the course at the Sheraton Bay Point Resort in Panama City, Fla. included the conversion of all 18 greens to Ultra-Dwarf Tif-Eagle Bermuda and new sand and drainage for 23 greenside bunkers. The course at the KemperSports-managed property is the only Nicklaus Design in Northwest Florida. It was originally designed by […]

Valley of the Eagles GC Opens

By | August 9, 2018

The Troon-managed property in Elyria, Ohio, featuring the only Nicklaus Design daily-fee course in northern Ohio, is set on the site of the former Spring Valley Country Club. The 24,000-sq. ft. clubhouse includes the Black River Tavern, which will be open year-round for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the club has also teamed with a […]

Don Veller Seminole GC and Club to Close for $8M Renovation

By | July 27, 2018

The public course in Tallahassee, Fla. that is owned by Florida State University will start the project in mid-August under the direction of Jack Nicklaus and his son Jack Nicklaus II, to turn it into the first Jack Nicklaus Legacy Course in North America. The closure will last through September 2019, and as part of […]

Architects Clamor to Design Boca National GC

By | December 28, 2017

Fifteen golf course design firms, including Arnold Palmer Design Company, Greg Norman, and Nicklaus Design, have submitted requests to partner with the Boca Raton, Fla., park district to design a 27-hole golf course that the district will buy for $24 million. Many proposals for the former Ocean Breeze Golf Club property include plans for an […]

Nicklaus Design to Renovate Florida State University’s Don Veller Seminole GC

By | February 20, 2017

The 55-year-old property in Tallahassee, Fla. that serves as the home course for FSU’s men’s and women’s golf teams has not had any major upgrades in more than 10 years. The Nicklaus family has many athletic and academic ties to the school. The only other Nicklaus Design course in northwest Florida is at Bay Point Golf & Tennis Club in Panama City.

Nicklaus Design to Help with Historic Inner-City Golf Project in Buffalo, N.Y.

By | June 20, 2016

The golfing great’s design firm has offered to build two destination-caliber golf courses as part of the revival of the city’s historic Frederick Law Olmsted parks. The course designs would include landscaping for winter recreation, such as cross-country ski trails and sled runs. An education center for inner-city youth is also part of the plans for the $40 million project.