Konnect is located on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, around the corner from Rockefeller Center, with about 5,000 square feet of usable space and featuring eight hitting bays, as well as craft beers and an extensive food menu. Memberships are offered for $500/year and plans are also in place to host Wall Street outings and high-school golf team practices.
Plainfield CC Golf Instructor Killed as Pedestrian in New York City
Wesley Mensing, 27, was struck while crossing an intersection in upper Manhattan. A graduate of Methodist University’s PGA Golf Management program, he had been hired in 2014 as Plainfield CC’s first-ever Director of Instruction and named in November as one of the best under-40 instructors in the U.S.
Gender Discrimination Suit Filed Against Plainfield CC
A husband and wife who are members of the Woodbridge Township, N.J., club filed a lawsuit against the facility, claiming they lost most of their privileges because they pushed for equal treatment of female members. Liza and Joseph Garrubbo are seeking punitive and compensatory damages, naming the club, club President, and 14 other Board of Trustees members as defendants in the suit.
Barclays Course a Water Hazard
Hurricane Irene came charging up the Eastern seaboard, becoming the first hurricane to make landfall in New Jersey since 1903.