Digital newsletters allow clubs to disseminate information with greater speed and ease than ever before, all at a minimal expense. The challenge is getting members to actually read it.
High-tech indoor golf practice and teaching facilities allow members of all abilities to see the game in a new light.
Club and resort properties are improving the conditions and playability of their golf courses with major regrassing projects.
A renovation of the Dallas golf course planned for this year that would have closed the property during its seven busiest months was put off when the city auditor discovered that the park and recreation department mishandled the contract. The delay cost the golf course business, while the greens and driving range continue to suffer.
Mowers and other lawn maintenance equipment will now be able to start at 7 a.m. on weekends during the fall and winter, two hours earlier than a previous ordinance, and at 6 a.m. in the spring and summer. The issue became controversial after a resident claimed he was harassed for speaking out against the change, a charge that Prestonwood CC denied.
An ordinance in Cary, N.C., that would allow golf courses to begin mowing as early as 6 a.m. is being considered by the town council, but resident Bob Butler says he has been harassed for speaking out against the proposal.