The new building, projected for completion in the late fall of 2020, will be the centerpiece of a $25 million Phase III of the Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. property’s Master Facility Plan. Other parts of the project will include a family activities center, covered veranda and ancillary golf maintenance building. After spending $13 million in…
PGA Tour Unveils Plans for New $81M Headquarters
The 187,000-sq. ft. facility in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. will consolidate the organization’s 800 employees inside one building, on property the Tour owns near TPC Sawgrass. It is scheduled for completion by 2020 and in exchange for $2.8 million in incentives provided by St. Johns County (Fla.), the Tour has promised to create over 300 new jobs by 2030.
HOA to Vote on Development Proposal for The Oak Bridge Club
Under the terms of the proposal, 40 acres of the golf course at the Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., property would be sold in exchange for a deed restriction that would guarantee the remaining golf course stays undeveloped for recreational purposes until 2057. Once the property is sold, $2 million would be earmarked for improving the remaining 12 holes, which would include a nine-hole course and a three-hole practice loop.
MembersFirst Earns Interactive Media Awards
This is the sixth consecutive year the club digital solutions firm has won awards presented by the Interactive Media Awards Council, and the first time the company has been awarded four Best in Class designations for website design.
Hurricane Matthew Takes Toll on Hilton Head Island, S.C.
The eye of the storm passed 20 miles to the east of the city, and at least one gust of 87 mph was recorded. In Virginia Beach, Va., more than 100 wedding guests were stranded at Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club overnight due to flooding, while Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., saw minimal damage from the storm.
The Plantation at Ponte Vedra Beach (Fla.) Completes $7M Renovation
The par-72 golf course now features a greater variety of tees, new greens built to USGA standards, an expanded game development center, an augmented drainage system, a new irrigation system, and improved capillary bunker liner system. The facility will hold a grand reopening October 22.
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa Launches Butler-Serviced Wing
As part of the Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., property’s facility-wide expansion, the new wing will offer separate check-in, twice-daily housekeeping and turn-down service, a guest parlor, and an attentive butler trained in the proper classical tradition of customer service.
Owner Seeks to Preserve, Advance The Oak Bridge Club at Sawgrass
David Miller, who bought the Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., property in December 2014, plans to sell 40 acres of the golf course, and use that money to revitalize the front nine. Miller has already pumped more than $1.2 million into the property, with 10 new tennis courts and clubhouse renovations.
Ponte Vedra G&CC Considers Developing Part of Golf Course
The Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., property was sold to Alta Mar Holdings LLC in February, and the new owners are considering selling off some of the property for a multifamily development project. Rumors of the potential deal have raised the ire of residents, but the property manager has said the community would have to approve any changes.
Ponte Vedra G&CC Sold to Alta Mar Holdings LLC
The sale of the Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., property, which includes a golf course designed by Ed Seay, tennis courts, pool, and clubhouse, was finalized on January 29 and the new operations staff, led by former PGA Tour player Mike Miles, took over on February 1. The new management team said it will evaluate the property and “right the ship.”
Accommodating the distinct needs of club members and guests of all ages keeps pool areas bustling.
Florida Clubs’ Comeback Efforts Featured by New York Times
The newspaper’s commercial real estate section devoted extensive coverage to a post-recession update on the state of South Florida’s club and course properties, including Boca West CC’s $50 million renovation and Woodmont CC’s expansion beyond golf.
Course Renovations Completed at Sawgrass CC, Carolina Trace CC and PGA West GC
Sawgrass CC refurbished its entire 27-hole infrastructure. Carolina Trace CC restored its Lake Course, and PGA West GC regrassed its Wanamaker Course.
New Jersey PGA Names Award Winners; Florida CMAA Announces New Board
Canoe Brook CC was named 2015 Club of the Year and its Director of Golf, George Dietz II, earned the section’s Bill Strausbaugh Award. David Reasoner of The Ridgewood Country Club was named Golf Professional of the Year. For the Florida chapter, Jeff Hartigan of The Oaks Club will now serve as President.
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club Completes Multimillion-Dollar Renovation
The Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., property updated its Peyton House accommodations and oceanfront Surf Club, while introducing the new Tavern Lounge and upgrading the complimentary Wi-Fi system property-wide.