Clubs along the region’s Grand Strand should be nearly at full strength with approximately 90 courses, including 80 that are open to the public, reopening by September 22nd. But rising rivers still threatened some in the area. In Florence, S.C., The Country Club of South Carolina experienced flooding worse than Hurricane Matthew in 2016, after…
Prestwick CC Gets Back On Comeback Trail
The 44-year-old Avon, Ind. property, once regarded as having one of the state’s top-five courses, fell into court-ordered receivership, but is now being managed by Golf Visions management and opening itself to public play along with restaurant/banquet/reception business. Like many golf clubs, Prestwick Country Club in Avon, Ind. took a hit in the mid-2000s,…
Winterkill Crisis Plagues Myrtle Beach Clubs
Damage from harsh winter conditions throughout the region’s Grand Strand has led to more than 10 course closures this summer to allow for recovery, with numerous other courses undergoing an extensive amount of sodding to expedite the recovery process with an eye to being full restored by the fall. One Director of Agronomy said he’d…
Prestwick CC POA Keeps Tennis, Swim Facilities Going
The owner of the Myrtle Beach, S.C., club announced last year that it was doing away with memberships and would lease the tennis and swim amenities to the POA for $1 each. The POA purchased the facilities, including 11 clay courts and two hard courts, a tennis pro shop, lockers, a pavilion with restrooms, a half Olympic-size swimming pool and a smaller pool.
Prestwick CC to Eliminate Golf Memberships
The property association at the Myrtle Beach, S.C., club will take over ownership of the property’s tennis and swim facilities, including 13 tennis courts and a pool. The club’s current owner, The Jackson Companies, will convert the golf course to a daily-fee facility as of December 31.
Prestwick CC Transitions to Daily Fee Golf Course
The Myrtle Beach, S.C., property has been semi-private for the past 26 years, but will eliminate memberships on December 31. The owner will cease operation of the tennis and swim facilities at the same time, offering to lease the amenities to the property owners association, and will refund all non-equity membership initiation fees to members who were active and in good standing in 2015.
Purchasing (or Leasing) With a Purpose—And a Plan
A well-designed and executed negotiation and evaluation process can bring more efficiencies- and savings- to the annual equipment purchase/lease cycle.