In a guest opinion column in the Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune, Golf Course Manager Sue Martin detailed the history of the nearly 100-year-old property, outlined the operating challenges it now faces, and invited “golfers and non-golfers alike” to come to meetings on June 13 and 14 to “continue the community conversation about how to drive Bobby […]
In 1981, the businessman began to pursue his goal to build a world-class facility that would bring major championships to the Louisville, Ky. region. The club has hosted three PGA championships, two Senior PGAs and the 2008 Ryder Cup on its Jack Nicklaus-designed course. Valhalla GC was sold in 2000 to the PGA of America.
“Revenue almost always equals expenses,” says a city commissioner about the property. The city has hired the National Golf Foundation for recommendations on how to upgrade the facility, but no action has been taken to move forward with a comprehensive master plan.
Former PGA Teacher of the Year says he was lured away from Cog Hill by quality of Romeoville, Ill. facility.
After I wondered why the wile excitement of the Ryder Cup wasn’t translating into more people playing golf, Azinger looked at me like I’d ask him to explain nuclear fission.
Paul Azinger, PGA Tour professional and captain of the victorious 2008 U.S. Ryder Cup team, will deliver the keynote speech at the Opening Session of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America’s (GCSAA) 2009 Education Conference on February 5 in New Orleans. “This will be a fantastic way to open our education conference,” said GCSAA […]