Thirteen PGA Professionals Earn Advanced Certification

By | July 17, 2018

The managers from facilities across the country have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0, in career categories that include General Management, Golf Operations, Player Development and Teaching & Coaching. The PGA of America announced that 13 PGA Professionals have completed the requirements to achieve certification in categories […]


Pinehurst Resort to Open New Microbrewery in Fall

By | June 20, 2018

A 120-plus-year structure that served for decades as the steam plant that powered the homes, hotels and cottages of the Village of Pinehurst (N.C.) has been completely renovated to house a 10-barrel microbrewery, an observation platform overlooking the brewhouse that will be a focal point of the taproom, and a dining room complemented by a […]


Par-3 Courses Tap into Fun Factor

By | May 22, 2018

The Cradle at Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort, the Horse Course at The Prairie Club in Valentine, Neb., and The Sandbox at Sand Valley Golf Resort in Nekoosa, Wis., offer shorter layouts to allow new and fun-seeking golfers to play a round without a four-hour commitment. During a recent family golf trip to Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort, Robert […]


Tom Fazio, Nick Saban Join Club Ownership Groups

By | January 18, 2018

Fazio has joined Colony 9, LLC as an investor to purchase Forest Creek Golf Club in Pinehurst, N.C., marking the first time he has invested in a property with a golf course that he designed. Saban is one of five new owners of The Waterfall Club, located in Clayton, Ga. near where the University of Alabama’s head football coach has a lake home.


Providence CC to Get $3.2M in Course and Clubhouse Renovations

By | December 18, 2017

McConnell Golf, which purchased the Charlotte, N.C. club in 2016, will present plans to the membership on January 11th. The course project will focus on bunkers, irrigation, transitioning greens to Champion Bermuda and creating new, dramatic looks from the fairways, In the clubhouse, dining areas will be improved, with the bar expanded and relocated to a larger back room.


Dormie Club Joins Dormie Network After Purchase by Hainoa, LLC

By | November 22, 2017

With the purchase of the Pinehurst, N.C., property by the Nebraska-based golf investment company, it becomes the latest addition to the Dormie Network of destination golf clubs that also includes Briggs Ranch GC, Arbor Links and Ballyhack GC. Under the management of Landscapes Unlimited, LLC, golf course improvements are planned and a new full-service clubhouse, halfway house and on-site lodging accommodations, including cottages and executive suites, will now be built as the club returns to its original status as a private course.