“Play Tennis Month” Slated for May

By | February 13, 2018

At least 1,500 tennis facilities around the U.S. are expected to participate in Play Tennis Month, with a goal of burning a combined 10 million calories on the tennis court. To support the initiative, tennis providers can register their location as a participating site, so consumers can find nearby locations and programs. Tennis industry partners are working […]

Arnold Palmer Statue Built at Tradition GC

By | January 31, 2018

Two other statues of the renowned golfer currently reside at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., and Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla., but the third was erected at the La Quinta, Calif., property, Palmer’s home on the West Coast. The life-size statue was unveiled during the CareerBuilder Challenge on January 18. Statues […]

Lake Nona to Add Resort, Lagoon, Condos

By | November 20, 2017

Crews will break ground on the Lake Nona Resort in Orlando, Fla., next year, with plans to open in 2020. The eight-story resort will feature a 15-acre lagoon, 250 rooms, 80 condominium units, a spa and a beach volleyball venue, to which resort guests and members of the Lake Nona Golf and Country Club will […]

KemperSports to Manage Golden Horseshoe GC

By | August 2, 2017

The club that is part of the Colonial Williamsburg destination includes a Gold Course originally designed in 1963 by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., that was reopened this year after a complete renovation by his son, Rees Jones. In other management-firm appointments, Landscapes Management Co. will now manage Briggs Ranch GC in San Antonio, Texas, and Hunter’s Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Fla., has renewed its relationship with OB Sports Golf Management.

Pinnacle Golf, OB Sports Add Clubs to Management Portfolios

By | July 25, 2017

Charlotte, N.C.-based Pinnacle Golf Properties will operate five new golf courses, including Waterford Golf Club in Rock Hill, S.C., The Divide Golf Club in Matthews, N.C., Birkdale Golf Club in Huntersville, N.C., and The Tradition Golf Club and Highland Creek Golf Club, both in Charlotte. OB Sports will take over management of Hunter’s Creek Golf […]

Integrity Golf Ends Agreements for Three Brevard County (Fla.) Courses

By | July 17, 2017

The management firm informed the county that it would cease its involvement with The Habitat, The Savannahs and Spessard Holland as of July 30, citing “the net loss for the three properties [as] something we cannot continue to subsidize financially.” The county is looking into legal action for breach of contract while arranging for temporary management by other companies and also exploring new long-term solutions.