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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.