Dennis Hulsing purchased the Prairie Village, Kan., property late last year and plans to expand and enhance the club’s fitness, recreation and dining offerings, to enclose some of the tennis courts in a new permanent building, to add pickleball courts, and to beautify the pool area. The city council will review the plans for final approval…
Homestead CC to be Revitalized Under New Owner
The Prairie Village, Kan., property filed for bankruptcy in 2014, but new owner Dennis Hulsing, who owns two racquet clubs in North Carolina, purchased the property in November and is planning to renovate the clubhouse, expand and modernize the fitness facilities, build a permanent enclosure for the tennis courts, and beautify the outdoor pool area.…
Barona Creek GC Equipment Manager Wins Top Technician Award
Blas Huezo of the Lakeside, Calif. club’s staff has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Most Valuable Technician Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, after being nominated by Barona Creek’s Superintendent, Sandy Clark, CGCS. Kurt Lading from Indian Hills Country Club and Trent Manning from Ansley Golf Club were also finalists for 2017 recognition.
Homestead CC to Raze Clubhouse, Remove Tennis Court
The plan for the Prairie Village, Kan., property will allow 11 single-family homes to be built on 6 acres that were sold in a federal bankruptcy filing in August. The plan preserves all the functions currently part of the club, however, including tennis, swimming, a fitness center and a restaurant.
Homestead CC Files for Bankruptcy
The Prairie Village, Kan., club filed for Chapter 11 protection after the bank sold its $3.1 million loan to a developer that plans to build up to 35 homes on the property.
Homestead CC Faces Uncertain Future
Developers are planning to foreclose on a $3.1 million loan owed by the Prairie Village, Kan., club, with plans to close the club and redevelop the property as an upscale subdivision. Club officials are considering filing for bankruptcy to buy time in order to pursue their own preservation plan, which would include maintaining nine acres for the club and building homes on the remaining five acres.